Caftan Woman

Caftan Woman

Monday, October 20, 2008

Broadway to Hollywood Trivia

Did you know that Eduardo Ciannelli (1889 - 1969) played "Diamond Louis" in the 1928 Broadway production of The Front Page?

Did you further know that Abner Biberman (1909 - 1977) played "Diamond Louis" in the 1940 film version of The Front Page, Howard Hawks' His Girl Friday? And did you also know that in George Stevens' classic 1939 adventure Gunga Din that Mr. Ciannelli played the rebel guru and Mr. Biberman his loyal son, Chota? Go forth and enlighten the masses, my friends.

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