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  • (1917) Stage: Directed / appeared in "The Lodger" on Broadway (earliest Broadway credit). Written by Horace Annesley Vachell. Adapted from the novel by Mrs. Marie Belloc Lowndes. Maxine Elliott's Theatre (moved to The Bandbox Theatre from 15 Jan 1917-close): 8 Jan 1917- closing date unknown (56 performances). Cast: Frederick Annerley, Harry Ashford, Harold Becker, Frank Howson, Morgan Kelly, Beryl Mercer, Charles Phillips, Phyllis Relph.
  • (1917) Stage: Appeared in "Eve's Daughter" on Broadway. Written by Alice Ramsey. Playhouse Theatre: 11 Oct 1911-Nov 1917 (closing date unknown/36 performances). Cast: Louis John Bartels, Florence Edney, Rockliffe Fellowes, Florence Flynn, Grace George (also producer), Lynn Hammond, Esther Howard, Mabel Knowles, Howard Kyle, Norah Lamison, Janet Slater, Florence Wollerson.
  • (1917) Stage: "L'Elevation" on Broadway. Written by Henri Bernstein. Playhouse Theatre: 14 Nov 1917-Dec 1917 (closing date unknown/38 performances). Cast: Kate Blancke, Holbrook Blinn, Florence Flynn, Vinton Freedley, Grace George (also producer), Esther Howard, John Kennedy, Mabel Knowles, Howard Kyle, Norah Lamison, Charles Pitt, Alison Skipworth, Florence Wollerson.
  • (1918) Stage: Appeared in "The Indestructible Wife" on Broadway. Written by Frederic Hatton and Fanny Hatton. Hudson Theatre: 30 Jan 1918-Feb 1918 (closing date unknown/22 performances). Cast: Roland Byram, Clay Clement, John Cromwell, Fred Esmelton, Minna Gombell, Jane Houston, Esther Howard, Howard Kyle, Edward Le Duc, Mrs. Jacques Martin, Irene Timmons. Produced by William A. Brady.
  • (1918) Stage: Appeared in "The Wild Duck" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Henrik Ibsen. Plymouth Theatre: 11 Mar 1918-Apr 1918 (closing date unknown/32 performances). Cast: St. Clair Bayfield, Lyster Chambers, Edward Connelly, Frederick Gibbs, Austin O. Huhn [Broadway debut], Adelbert Knott, Norah Lamison, Harry Mestayer, Dodson Mitchell, Alla Nazimova, George Paige, Amy Veness, Walter C. Wilson, J.H. Wright. Produced by Arthur Hopkins.
  • (1918) Stage: Appeared in "Hedda Gabler" on Broadway. Drama (revival). Written by Henrik Ibsen. Plymouth Theatre: 8 Apr 1918-Apr 1918 (closing date unknown/24 performances). Cast: Charles Bryant, Lizzie Hudson Collier, Charity Finney, Nila Mac, Alla Nazimova, George Probert. Produced by Arthur Hopkins.
  • (1918) Stage: Appeared in "A Doll's House" on Broadway. Drama (revival). Written by Henrik Ibsen.
  • (1918) Stage: Appeared in "Another Man's Shoes" on Broadway. Written by Laura Hinkley and Mabel Ferris. 39th Street Theatre: 12 Sep 1918-Sep 1918 (closing date unknown/20 performances. Cast: Erville Alderson, George Backus, Aubrey Beattie, Gilda Leary, Carol Lloyd, Elsie MacKay, Lucia Moore, Paul Porter, Cyril Raymond, Richard Tabor, Ethel Wilson. Produced by Frederic McKay.
  • (1918) Stage: Appeared (as "Clive Cooper, MP") in "Tiger! Tiger!" on Broadway. Written by Edward Knoblock. Belasco Theatre: 12 Nov 1918-Apr 1919 (closing date unknown/183 performances). Cast: Daisy Belmore (as "Mrs. Wix"), Dorothy Cumming, Wallace Erskine (as "Stephen Greer"), O.P. Heggie (as "Freddie Staunton"), Whitford Kane (as "Sam Tullidge"), 'Auriol Lee' (as "Lizzie"), Thomas Louden, Frances Starr (as "Sally"). Produced by David Belasco.
  • (1920) Stage: Appeared (as "Jean-Gaspard Deburau" on Broadway. Comedy/tragedy. Written by Harley Granville-Barker. Based on the French of Sacha Guitry. Directed / produced by David Belasco. Belasco Theatre: 23 Dec 1920-Jun 1921 (closing date unknown/189 performances). Cast: St. Clair Bayfield (as "A Journalist"), Sallie Bergman (as "Maid"), Fredric March (credited as Frederick Bickel; as "The Promoter"), Marie Bryar (as "Clara"), Rowland Buckstone (as "Laplace"), Lylia Burnand (as "The Unknown Lady"), Rose Coghlan (as "Madame Rabouin"; final Broadway role), Hubert Druce (as "Robillard"), Morgan Farley (as "Charles Deburau"), Eden Gray (as "The Lady with the Lorgnette"), Edmund Gurney (as "Clement"), Joseph Herbert (as "Laurent"), Margot Kelly (as "Justine"), Isabel Leighton (as "Honorine"), Elsie MacKay (as "Marie Duplessis"), Pauline Merriam (as "Madame Rebard"), Helen Reimer (as "The Money Taker"), Bernard A. Reinold (as "Monsieur Bertrand"), John Roche (as "The Young Man"; Broadway debut), Robert Roland (as "Scene Shifter"), George Ryan (as "Master Charles"), John L. Shine (as "A Doctor"), Sidney Toler (as The "Barker"). NOTES (1) Filmed as Deburau (1951), Deburau (1982).
  • (1921) Stage: Appeared (as "Grand Duke Feodor Michaelovitch") in "The Grand Duke" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Sacha Guitry. Directed / produced by David Belasco. Lyceum Theatre: 1 Nov 1921-Mar 1922 (closing date unknown/131 performances). Cast: Lina Abarbanell (as "Mlle. Martinet"), Edwin Dupont (as "A Hotel Page"), Morgan Farley (as "Michel Alexis"), John L. Shine (as "Vermillon"), Vivian Tobin (as "Marie Vermillon"), H. Percy Woodley (as "A Servant").
  • (1923) Stage: Appeared (as "The Comedian") in "The Comedian" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Sacha Guitry. Produced by / directed by / book adapted by David Belasco. Lyceum Theatre: 13 Mar 1923-May 1923 (closing date unknown/87 performances). Cast: H. Cooper Cliffe (as "Mounet-Pombla"), Jacques DeWolfe (as "Henri"), Marguarite Denys (as "Yvette"), Paul Doucet (credited as H. Paul Doucet; as "Leclerc"), Marquita Dwight (as "Marie"), Myra Florian (as "Marcelle"), Evelyn Gosnell (as "Marguerite Simonest"), Albert Gran (as "Bloch"), Will Hindson (as "A Stage Manager"), A.P. Kaye (as "G. Maillart"), William Lorenz (as "Robert"), Elsie MacKay (as "Jacqueline"), Edmonia Nolley (as "Alise"; Broadway debut), Harold Seton (as "Lucien"), Rose Winter (as "Antoinette Viver").
  • (1924) Stage: Appeared (as "Anton Regatzy") in "The Outsider" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Dorothy Brandon. 49th Street Theatre: 3 Mar 1924-Jun 1924 (closing date unknown/104 performances). Cast: John Blair, Katharine Cornell (as "Lalage Sturdee"), Florence Edney, Fernanda Eliscu, Kenneth Hunter, Whitford Kane, Lester Lonergan (as "Mr. Jasper Sturdee, M.S."), Thomas Wigney Percyval, Pat Somerset. Produced by William H. Harris.
  • (1925) Stage: Appeared in "Caesar and Cleopatra" on Broadway. Comedy (revival). Also in cast: Helen Hayes.
  • (1926) Stage: Appeared (as "Caton Beal Carrington") in "Beau Gallant" on Broadway. Written by Stuart Olivier. Directed by Clarke Silvernail. Ritz Theatre, 4 Apr 1926-Apr 1926 (closing date unknown/24 performances). Cast: Clarence Bellair, Wallace Erskine, Robert Gleckler, Percival Jackson, Leslie King, William E. Lawrence, Dodson Mitchell, Gypsy O'Brien. Produced by The Playshop Inc.
  • (1926) Stage: Appeared in "The Squall" on Broadway. Drama.
  • (1926) Stage: Appeared (as "John Rigordon") in "Slaves All" on Broadway. Written by Edward Percy. Directed by Lumsden Hare. Bijou Theatre: 6 Dec 1926-Dec 1926 (closing date unknown/8 performances). Cast: Marion Abbott (as "Julia Rigordan"), Vera Allen (as "Ann Rigordan"), Herbert Ashton (as "Capt. Sheamus Blagdon"), Stanley Drewitt (as "Squitch"), Halliwell Hobbes (as "Rev. Matthew Holdsworth"), Nancie Halliwell Hobbes (as "Charlotte Holdsworth"), Marguerite Mosier (as "Jenny Venn"), Thomas Wigney Percyval (as "Dr. Felix Burn"), Reginald Sheffield (as "George Squitch "). Produced by William A. Brady.
  • (1927) Stage: Directed / appeared (as "Richard Voysin") in "The Thief" on Broadway (revival). Written by Henri Bernstein. Book adapted by C. Haddon Chambers. Ritz Theatre: 22 Apr 1927-Jul 1927 (closing date unknown/83 performances). Cast: Alice Brady (as "Marie-Louise Voysin"), Orlando Daly (as "M. Zambault"), Anthony Kemble-Cooper (as "Fernand Lagardes"), Mona Kingsley (as "Isabelle Lagardes"), William Leith (as "Butler"). Produced by William A. Brady. Produced in association with Lee Shubert.
  • (1927) Stage: Appeared (as "Baron Reus") in "The King Can Do No Wrong" on Broadway. Melodrama. Written / directed by Frank Merlin. Theatre Masque: 16 Nov 1927-Nov 1927 (closing date unknown/13 performances). Cast: Edward De Tisne (as "His Majesty, the King"), Ellen Dorr (as "Kitty Ware"), Leonard Doyle (as "Casper"), Larry Fletcher (as "Richard Barton Ware"), Edward Forbes (as "Manuel"), Alfred Frith (as "Alfred Langdon"), Albert Froom (credited as Albert Froome; as "Pedro"), Jean Hartryce (as "Princess Maria"), Leona Hogarth (as "Baron Almeria"), Felix Krembs (as "Baron Almeria"), Leigh Lovel (as "Dr. Lopez"), Kenneth Manion (as "Jose"), Edwin Mordant (as "Gen. Moro"), Guy Phillips (as "Prince Ferdinand"). Produced by James W. Elliott.
  • (1928) Stage: Appeared (as "Napoleon") in "Napoleon" on Broadwawy. Written by B. Harrison Orkow. Directed by Robert Milton and Frank Merlin. Empire Theatre: 8 Mar 1928-Mar 1928 (closing date unknown/11 performances). Produced by James W. Elliott. NOTE: The show closed after only performances, and Atwill made headlines when he verbally abused from the stage the critics who had panned the show.
  • (1928) Stage: Appeared in "The Outsider" on Broadway. Drama (revival).
  • (1929) Stage: Appeared (as "Count Matteo de Brozo") in "Fioretta" on Broadway. Musical/romantic comedy/operetta. Music / lyrics by George Babgy and G. Romilli. Book by / Produced by / Production supervised by Earl Carroll. Book adapted by Charlton Andrews. Additional lyrics by Grace Henry, Jo Trent and Billy Rose. Music orchestrated by Domenico Savino. Musical Direction by Han Fredhoven. Choreographed by LeRoy Prinz. Directed by Clifford Brooke and Edgar J. MacGregor. Earl Carroll Theatre, 5 Feb 1929-11 May 1929 (111 performances). Cast: Dorothy Knapp (as "Fioretta Pepoli"), Violet Arnold, Faith Bacon, Paul Banker, Vic Banks, William Billinghurst, Jack Boggs, Lilian Bond (as "Rosamanda" / "Ensemble"), Jay Brennan, Fanny Brice (as "Marchesa Vera Di Livio"), Dorothy Britton, Leo Bronson, Louise Brooks (as "Lucetta" / "Ensemble"), Catherine Clark, G. Davison Clark, Charles Columbus, Elsie Connor, Dorothy Corrigan, Dorice Covert, Rita Crane, Evelyn Crowell, Frank Cullen, Frances Delacy, Sylvia Derby, Leon Dumbadse, Leon Errol (as "Julio Pepoli"), Jackson Fairchild, Stuart N. Farrington, Cpl. Frank Fiore, Dorothea Frank, Geranium, David Gerry, Harry Goldberg, Betty Goodwin, Gean Greenwald, Giovanni Guerreri, Roy Hansen, Marion Harcke, Angeline Hassel, Virginia Hawkins, George Houston (as "Orsino" aka "Count di Rovani"), Charles Howard, Stanley Howard (as "Ensemble"), Margaret Joyce, Theo Karle, Nelda Kincaid, Carol Kingsbury, Martin Le Roy, Bob Lee, Jack Leps, August Lindauer, Wallace Magill, Margaret Manners, John Marlowe, Doris Maye, Russell McLelland, Ida Michaels, Odessa Morgan, Alphonso Mullarkey, Armin Muller, Ordoni Muzzi, Charles Naylor, Leo Pardello, Ruth Patterson, Elsie Pedrick, Irma Philbin, Rae Powell, John Roland, Leonard Ross, Louis Ruff, Albert Sanchez, Blanche Satchell, Hugh Saunders, Sidney Schlesser, Rose Shaw, Martin Sheppard, Autumn Simms, Nelson Snow, Rita Stone, Clement Taylor, Peggy Taylor, Ernest Tello, Benjamin Tilberg, Leonard Trion, Costanza Venturella, Ethel Jane Walker, Dow Walling, J. Allen Ware, Vivian Wilson, John Zimmerman. NOTE: The quintessential flop of Broadway history. This was Earl Carroll's first attempt at one of his own script adaptations. He made the critical error in casting his girlfriend, Dorothy Knapp, in the lead role in a musical. She couldn't (and didn't) sing in the production and was ridiculed by critics. Carroll's principal backer, Mrs. Anne Warren Weightman Penfield, lost her entire $350,000 investment in this show.
  • (1929) Stage: Directed "A Strong Man's House" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Lee Wilson Dodd. Ambassador Theatre: 16 Sep 1929-Oct 1929 (closing date unknown/24 performances).
  • (1929) Stage: Directed / appeared (as M'sieur Lazlov") in "Stripped" on Broadway. Written by Jane Murfin. Ambassador Theatre: 21 Oct 1929-Nov 1929 (closing date unknown/24 performances). Cast: J.H. Brewer (as "Jefferson"), Christine Compton (as "Mrs. Pringle"), Thelma Hardwick (as "Helene Galli"), Vernon Kelso (as "Austin Goodwin"), Jessie Royce Landis (as "Caroline"), Mario Majeroni (as "M'sieu Orlando"), Charles Milward (as "Henry Snyder").
  • (1929) Stage: Directed "Seven" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Frank J. Collins. Theatre Republic: 27 Dec 1929-Jan 1930 (closing date unknown/35 performances). Cast: Suzanne Caubaye (as "La Comtesse de Villette"), Del Cleveland (as "Carroll"), Armand Cortes (as "Charlerois"), Alan Davis (as "Griffin"), Tom Douglas (as "Huston"), Preston Foster (as "Saunders"), Helene Gunther (as "Liane"), George Lessey (as "Col. Bayne"), Millard Mitchell (credited as Millard F. Mitchell; as "Jake"), Beverly Sitgreaves (as "Heloise"), Robert Strange (as "Capt. Otis"). Produced by James Cooper.
  • (1930) Stage: Directed "A Kiss of Importance" on Broadway. Comedy. Written by Arthur Hornblow Jr.. From the French of André Picard and H.M. Harwood. Fulton Theatre: 1 Dec 1930-Dec 1930 (closing date unknown/24 performances). Cast: Ann Andrews (as "Isabelle de Corquefon"), Johnnie Brewer (as "Fred"), Alice Burrage (as "Mlle. Thomas"), Frank Henderson (as "Comte de Cerisay"), Marjorie Hollis (as "Albertine"), Frederick Kerr (as "Octave de Corquefon"), Montagu Love (as "Gilbert Laurent Courcel"), Basil Rathbone (as "Christian Saint Obin"), Ivan F. Simpson (as "Arthur Dupin"), George Wright Jr. (as "Gardener"). Produced by Archibald Selwyn. Produced in association with Erlanger Productions, Inc.
  • (1931) Stage: Appeared (as "Sir Austin Howard"; final Broadway role) in "The Silent Witness" on Broadway. Drama (revival). Written by Jack DeLeon and Jack Celestin. Directed by Harry Wagstaff Gribble. Morosco Theatre: 23 Mar 1931-Jun 1931 (closing date unknown/80 performances). Cast: Reginald Barlow (as "Inspector Robins"), Thurlow Bergen, Fortunio Bonanova, Francis Compton (as "Clerk of the Court"), Harold De Becker (as "Henry Hammer"), George Graham, Geoffrey Harwood, Anthony Kemble-Cooper, T. Jerome Lawler, Kathleen Lowry, Thomas Wigney Percyval (as "Sir John Lawson, K.C."), Ann Shoemaker, Herbert Standing (as "Augustus Percy Carlton"), Kay Strozzi (as "Doreen Smith"), Milano Tilden. Produced by Lee Shubert. NOTE: Filmed as The Silent Witness (1932).
  • (1905) Stage: Appeared (stage debut) in "Walls of Jericho". London, England.
  • (1933) Narrated trailer for I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932).
  • (1932) Narrated trailer for 20,000 Years in Sing Sing (1932).
  • (1905) Stage: Appeared in "Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare. London, England.
  • (1920) Stage: Appeared (as "Hamlet") in "Hamlet". Also in cast: Laurette Taylor (as "Ophelia"). NOTE: This was for an actors' benefit.
  • (1905) Stage: Appeared in "Napoleon", London, England.

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