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Sunday, December 03, 2006

Lee Tracy: The Rise

Article from the August 1928 issue of Theatre Magazine titled The Play That Is Talked About - The Front Page, describing the Broadway play The Front Page by Charles MacArthur and Ben Hecht. Also included is an October 1928 Theatre Magazine review of the play. Lee Tracy portrayed Hildy Johnson in the The Times Square Theatre production.

See related posts on the life and career of Lee Tracy:

Lee Tracy - Before the Fall - Part 1 of Lee's fan magazine autobiography--part 2 coming soon.
Lee Tracy Writes to Walter Winchell
Happy Birthday Lee Tracy
The Strange Love of Molly Louvain
Most Wanted List #2: Private Jones
Doctor X
Clear All Wires


Blogger Anna said...

Lee Tracy on the brain! What a great post - nice to see such an old article in full. I like the last pic where Tracy manages to take up the whole stage with arms stretched. I won't forget, if I come across Private Jones you'll be the first one to know.

12:35 PM  
Blogger jtk said...

Im on a Lee Tracy kick. Its kinda too bad he didnt get to do the `31 film version of The Front Page. That pic reveals his acting style was perfectly suited for the stage....the whole stage. Im also on the lookout for Night Mayor and Big Time.

5:02 PM  

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