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The Big Knife   

National Theatre, (2/24/1949 - 5/28/1949)
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Opening Date: Feb 24, 1949    
Closing Date: May 28, 1949 Total Performances: 109

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: The playroom of Charlie Castle's Beverly Hills house, in the present day.

Production Staff
Produced by Dwight Deere Wiman
Written by Clifford Odets
Directed by Lee Strasberg
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Lucille Little
Business Manager: Forrest C. Haring and J.H. Del Bondio
Production Supervisor: Forrest C. Haring; Stage Manager: Amby Costello; Assistant Stage Mgr: James Noble
Assistant to Mr. Wiman: Lina Abarbanell; Press Representative: Tom Weatherly
John GarfieldCharlie Castle
J. Edward BrombergMarcus Hoff
Nancy KellyMarion Castle
Joan McCrackenDixie Evans
Paul McGrathSmiley Coy
John McKeeDr. Frary
Theodore NewtonHank Teagle
Mary PattonConnie Bliss
Leona PowersPatty Benedict
Reinhold SchünzelNat Danziger
William TerryBuddy Bliss
Frank WilsonRussell