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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 Garfield
Charlie Castle
J. Edward Bromberg
Marcus Hoff
Nancy Kelly
Marion Castle
Joan McCracken
Dixie Evans
Paul McGrath
Smiley Coy
John McKee
Dr. Frary
Theodore Newton
Hank Teagle
Mary Patton
Connie Bliss
Leona Powers
Patty Benedict
Reinhold Schünzel
Nat Danziger
William Terry
Buddy Bliss
Frank Wilson