Poster of Act One

Act One

Plot: This autobiographical story traces the career of playwright Moss Hart. Moss struggles as a dramatic writer until he concentrates his efforts on writing comedy
Release Date: Thursday, December 26 1963
60 years ago
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Cast

Portrait of George HamiltonGeorge Hamilton
Moss Hart
George Hamilton was
24 in Act One.
Sat, Aug 12 1939
Portrait of Jason RobardsJason Robards
George S. Kaufman
Jason Robards was
41 in Act One.
Wed, Jul 26 1922 –
Tue, Dec 26 2000
Portrait of Jack KlugmanJack Klugman
Joe Hyman
Jack Klugman was
41 in Act One.
Thu, Apr 27 1922 –
Mon, Dec 24 2012
Portrait of Sam LeveneSam Levene
Richard Maxwell
Sam Levene was
58 in Act One.
Mon, Aug 28 1905 –
Sun, Dec 28 1980
Portrait of Ruth FordRuth Ford
Beatrice Kaufman
Ruth Ford was
52 in Act One.
Fri, Jul 07 1911 –
Wed, Aug 12 2009
Portrait of Eli WallachEli Wallach
Warren Stone
Eli Wallach was
48 in Act One.
Tue, Dec 07 1915 –
Tue, Jun 24 2014
Portrait of Joseph LeonJoseph Leon
Max Seigel
Joseph Leon was
45 in Act One.
Sat, Jun 08 1918 –
Sun, Mar 25 2001
Portrait of George SegalGeorge Segal
Lester Sweyd
George Segal was
29 in Act One.
Tue, Feb 13 1934 –
Tue, Mar 23 2021
Portrait of Sam GroomSam Groom
David Starr
Sam Groom was
25 in Act One.
Mon, Jun 13 1938
Portrait of Sammy SmithSammy Smith
Sam H. Harris
Sammy Smith was
59 in Act One.
Thu, Mar 03 1904 –
Wed, Apr 23 1997
Portrait of Louise LarabeeLouise Larabee
Clara Baum
Louise Larabee was
47 in Act One.
Sun, Apr 09 1916 –
Fri, Mar 01 2002
Portrait of David DoyleDavid Doyle
Oliver Fisher
David Doyle was
34 in Act One.
Sun, Dec 01 1929 –
Wed, Feb 26 1997
Portrait of Jonathan GoldsmithJonathan Goldsmith
Teddy Manson
Jonathan Goldsmith was
25 in Act One.
Mon, Sep 26 1938
Portrait of Bert ConvyBert Convy
Archie Leach
Bert Convy was
30 in Act One.
Sun, Jul 23 1933 –
Mon, Jul 15 1991
Portrait of Drummond ErskineDrummond Erskine
Franklyn P. Adams
Drummond Erskine was
44 in Act One.
Mon, Apr 07 1919 –
Sat, Mar 21 2009
Portrait of Kenneth MarsKenneth Mars
Robert E. Sherwood
Kenneth Mars was
28 in Act One.
Sun, Apr 14 1935 –
Sat, Feb 12 2011
Portrait of Roger C. CarmelRoger C. Carmel
Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Roger C. Carmel was
31 in Act One.
Tue, Sep 27 1932 –
Tue, Nov 11 1986
Portrait of Janet FoxJanet Fox
Edna Ferber (uncredited)
Janet Fox was
51 in Act One.
Wed, Jun 12 1912 –
Mon, Apr 22 2002
Portrait of Sylvie StrauseSylvie Strause
Mrs. Hart
Sylvie Strause was
>> in Act One.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Martin WolfsonMartin Wolfson
Mr. Hart
Martin Wolfson was
>> in Act One.
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Portrait of Earl MontgomeryEarl Montgomery
Alexander Woollcott
Earl Montgomery was
42 in Act One.
Sun, Apr 17 1921 –
Wed, Mar 04 1987
Portrait of Arno SelcoArno Selco
Bernie Hart
Arno Selco was
>> in Act One.
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Portrait of Joe DemarJoe Demar
Heywood Broun
Joe Demar was
>> in Act One.
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Portrait of Bill DesmondBill Desmond
George Jean Nathan
Bill Desmond was
>> in Act One.
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Portrait of Allen LeafAllen Leaf
Harry the Waiter
Allen Leaf was
>> in Act One.
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Portrait of Lulu B. KingLulu B. King
Maid
Lulu B. King was
>> in Act One.
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Portrait of Jack EnglishJack English
Elevator operator (uncredited)
Jack English was
>> in Act One.
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Portrait of Bryce HolmanBryce Holman
Minor Role (uncredited)
Bryce Holman was
>> in Act One.
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Crew

Portrait of Dore ScharyDore Schary
Screenplay, Director, Producer
Dore Schary was
58 in Act One.
Thu, Aug 31 1905 –
Mon, Jul 07 1980
Portrait of Roger M. RothsteinRoger M. Rothstein
Second Assistant Director
Roger M. Rothstein was
28 in Act One.
Sat, Aug 31 1935 –
Mon, Sep 12 1988
Portrait of Arthur J. OrnitzArthur J. Ornitz
Director of Photography
Arthur J. Ornitz was
47 in Act One.
Mon, Nov 27 1916 –
Wed, Jul 10 1985
Portrait of Michael HertzbergMichael Hertzberg
Assistant Director
Michael Hertzberg was
>> in Act One.
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Portrait of Walter ReillyWalter Reilly
Associate Producer
Walter Reilly was
>> in Act One.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Mort FallickMort Fallick
Editor
Mort Fallick was
>> in Act One.
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Portrait of Edward BeyerEdward Beyer
Sound Editor
Edward Beyer was
>> in Act One.
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Portrait of Skitch HendersonSkitch Henderson
Original Music Composer, Conductor
Skitch Henderson was
45 in Act One.
Sun, Jan 27 1918 –
Tue, Nov 01 2005
Portrait of Ruth DeenRuth Deen
Script Supervisor
Ruth Deen was
>> in Act One.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Colleen CallaghanColleen Callaghan
Key Hair Stylist
Colleen Callaghan was
>> in Act One.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Dean NewmanDean Newman
Makeup Artist
Dean Newman was
>> in Act One.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Edward CarrereEdward Carrere
Production Design, Set Decoration
Edward Carrere was
57 in Act One.
Sat, Oct 13 1906 –
Wed, Dec 19 1984
Portrait of James PerdueJames Perdue
Sound Recordist
James Perdue was
>> in Act One.
Unknown Birthday
Portrait of Joel FreemanJoel Freeman
Production Supervisor
Joel Freeman was
41 in Act One.
Mon, Jun 12 1922
Portrait of Maurice RosenblumMaurice Rosenblum
Sound Mixer
Maurice Rosenblum was
>> in Act One.
Unknown Birthday –
Tue, Apr 18 2017
Portrait of Gene CoffinGene Coffin
Costume Designer
Gene Coffin was
58 in Act One.
Sun, Aug 20 1905 –
Tue, Oct 18 1977