Hardie Allbright

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ANOTHERACTOR DESERTS STAGE in c Hardie Albright, Young Lead ing Man, Casts Fortunes With Pictures. Hollywood, Feb. 28. (Special to The Free Press). Hardie Albright, youthful blonde actor who sprang into prominence in the leading juvenile role In "Young Sinners" on Broadway last year, has been signed signed to a contract by Fox and is at Movietone City, In California, ready for work. His initial assignment nas not oecn announced, it will be his first screen appearance. After "Young Sinners," Albright's services were In demand for a variety variety of important roles in leading stage productions. He was playing opposite Muriel Klrkland In "The Greeks Had a Word for It," when he signed his movie contract. Albright is 28 years old and has been playing leads ever since he started stage work six years ago. It was Eva La Gallienne who discovered discovered him when he was playing In amateur theatricals at Carnegie Institute. Pittsburgh. Mis La Gul-lienne Gul-lienne Gul-lienne was impressed with his work to the extent of signing him to a contract as the juvenile of her civic repertory company. After graduating from Carnegie Institute with an A.B. degree, Albright Albright went to New York to fulfill his contract The Shuberts, leading stage producers, engaged him for a featured role in one of their plays, thus bringing him to Broadway for the first time. The play was not a success, but Albright's acting received received such favorable attention from the critics that the Shuberts signed him to a three-year three-year three-year contract. contract. He appeared In Willard Mack's play, "Gang War"; in support of Otis Skinner In "A Hundred Years Old"; in "The Cradle Song." and in George Arliss plays. On two occasions occasions he dyed his hair black to fit his roles. These were Spanish characters, characters, one in the Otis Skinner play and the other with Ethel Barrymore Barrymore in "The Cradle Song."

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  1. Detroit Free Press,
  2. 01 Mar 1931, Sun,
  3. Page 45

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