The Great Gatsby. Drama. Written by Owen Davis
. Based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald
. Directed by George Cukor
. Ambassador Theatre: 2 Feb 1926- May 1926 (closing date unknown/112 performances). Cast: Edward Butler (as "Ryan"), Elliot Cabot (as "Tom Buchanan"), William Clifford (as "Doc Civit"), Robert W. Craig
2 Biographical Movies |
7 Print Biographies |
5 Portrayals |
2 Interviews |
9 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
5' 8" (1.73 m)
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[on the problems 'Cinemascope' introduced to cinematography] We couldn't move the camera up or down because of distortion, and we couldn't move back and away from the camera. Everything had to be played out on a level plane - if someone were too much upstage, they would be out of focus. And you weren't really able to come in really close on faces. It was rather like what happened when sound came ...
Directed many adaptations of books & plays and was known to be particularly skilled at interpreting stage plays for the screen