A brief look at the life and career of Edward Arnold before he arrived in Hollywood and became the beloved character actor we remember him as today. Illustrated by period stills.
Based on the biography “Diamond Jim, The Life and Times of James Buchanan Brady” published a year earlier by Parker Morell this uneven though still enjoyable comedy was brought to the screen by Universal through a Preston Sturges script under the direction of Eddie Sutherland. Starring Edward Arnold as Diamond Jim Brady.
Did Diamond Jim Brady really eat that much? A brief biography of the Gilded Age personality James Buchanan Brady which is a companion post to the Examiner.com coverage of the 1935 movie Diamond Jim starring Edward Arnold.