Case 18 - Drama and Comedy 2
The great lover. Leo Ditrichstein and Frederic & Fanny Hatton. (J.C. Williamson Ltd.). His Majesty’s Theatre, Dunedin, July 13-14, 1925.
White cargo. Leon Gordon. (J.C. Williamson Ltd.). His Majesty’s Theatre, Dunedin, Nov. 11, 1926.
Postcard. Leon Gordon in his own play, White cargo. New Zealand tour.
Leon Gordon (1894-1960) was an English-born playwright, actor and director best known for writing White cargo (1923) a successful London and Broadway play set in a rubber plantation in the African jungle. In 1942, Gordon’s play was adapted into an MGM movie of the same name, starring Hedy Lamarr.