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Night Must Fall (1951)

Two years elapsed between my productions of THE GLASS MENAGERIE and NIGHT MUST FALL. To capsulize those years: I responded positively to Martha Barclay’s suggestion (bordering on urging) to continue my theatre education at Northwestern University. In June of 1949 … Continue reading

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The Glass Menagerie (1949)

Growing up in a small town in the middle of our country in the 1920-1930s (long before the arrival of television and the Internet) was not unlike growing up on a small island isolated from the surrounding world. Oh there … Continue reading

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The Circle (1960): Part II

I remember Estelle Winwood as being a tiny person. She came to rehearsal clad in a very mod outfit, stylish boots, with her red hair peeking out from under a perky hat. And those enormous eyes! We met for the … Continue reading

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The Circle (1960)

Six years ago when I launched my blog, RALPH’S TREK, the forerunner of my current website, I planned that each posting would be tantamount to a visit onto the sets of a television film I had directed. I wanted to … Continue reading

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