Appeared (as "Hdydner" / "Messenger" / Lamparenne") in "Miracle at Verdun", produced on Broadway. Drama. Written by Hans Chlumberg. Translated by Julian Leigh
. Directed by Herbert J. Biberman
. Martin Beck Theatre: 16 Mar 1931-Apr 1931 (closing date unknown/49 performances). Cast: Edward Arnold
(as "Dr. Paetz"), J.W. Austin
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Often we'd secretly like to do the very things we discipline ourselves against. Isn't that true? Well, here in the movies I can be as mean, as wicked as I want to - and all without hurting anybody. Look at that lovely girl I've just shot!
Although they lived in Pennsylvania, Rains did not want his daughter to have a Pennsylvanian accent. He taught her to pronounce words the way he did, and he was successful. Also, as a young child, she stuttered and Rains' cure for this was for everyone in the house to sing everything they wanted to say, which worked.
Often played sophisticated, sometimes ambiguously moral men