Footlights and Spotlights: Recollections of My Life on the Stage

Footlights and Spotlights Recollections of My Life on the Stage Memoir by the actor who created the role of the beggar Hajj in the original theatrical version of Kismet

  • Title: Footlights and Spotlights: Recollections of My Life on the Stage
  • Author: Otis Skinner
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 221
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Memoir by the actor who created the role of the beggar Hajj in the original theatrical version of Kismet.

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    1. I've had this book around forever, but hadn't made the time to read it until a marathon session last weekend. Not because I felt pressure to finish it, but simply because it was that good.Otis Skinner is best-known for playing Hajj in the US premiere of Kismet, decades before it became a Borodin-pilfering musical. He was also in a silent film version (and has plenty to say about the filmmaking process, both pro and con).But before that superstardom hit, he was a workaday actor in stock and touri [...]

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