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Appeared (as "Robert Crosbie") in a "Lux Radio Theatre" broadcast of "The Letter".
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Mr. Walter Huston
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[upon accepting his Academy Award for The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
(1948)] in 1949] Many years ago . . . many, MANY years ago [laughter from the audience] I brought up a boy, and I said to him, "Son, if you ever become a writer, try to write a good part for your old man sometime". Well, by cracky, that's what he did!
By his own admission not much of a singer, Huston introduced the American pop music standard "September Song" in the 1938 Broadway show "Knickerbocker Holiday." His recording of the Kurt Weill
song was a best-seller that year on the Brunswick label. Regrettably, when the film Knickerbocker Holiday
(1944) was made three years later, Huston's role went to Charles Coburn
, who, ...