Glad Tidings. Comedy. Written by Edward Mabley Scenic Design by William Eckart
and Jean Eckart
. Directed by Melvyn Douglas
. Lyceum Theatre: 11 Oct 1951- 5 Jan 1952 (100 performances). Cast: Patricia Benoit
(as "Claire Abbott") [Broadway debut], Rudy Bond
(as "Gus Kennedy"), Melvyn Douglas (as "Steve Whitney"), Henry Garrard (as...
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an old man
6' 1¼" (1.86 m)
Did You Know?
[on Being There
(1979)] So much of what I had been thinking about in the recent past led me straight to that make-believe movie death scene. When it was completed, the sound stage full of people, perhaps forty or more, burst into emotional applause. I was startled. Hal [director Hal Ashby
] told me later that I had made a little clicking sound in my throat, a "death rattle", which everyone "knew",...
According to the March 31, 1941, issue of Time magazine, Douglas and Edward G. Robinson
, who were both Democratic activists, bid $3,200 for the fedora hat that 'Franklin Delano Roosevelt' had worn during his three successful campaigns for the presidency. They acquired the hat at a special Hollywood auction to benefit the Motion Picture Relief Fund. Douglas was active in liberal and progressive ...
He often played smooth characters with a strong sense of humor