An interview with Ann Dvorak biographer Christina Rice, who answers 11 questions about her book Ann Dvorak: Hollywood’s Forgotten Rebel. Packed with info about classic film star Dvorak and Rice’s long journey to completed biography.
In 1932 I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang followed Scarface at the Strand Theater in New York while Paul Muni was then starring live on Broadway in Counsellor-at-Law. A major star is realized out of a huge year of work.
A 1932 letter to the editors of Motion Picture Magazine takes issue with the censors and Howard Hughes’ Scarface. The writer calls the film “dainty” and says the censors are “making suckers out of all of us.”