The Dark Tower (play)

The Dark Tower is a mystery drama by George S. Kaufman and Alexander Woollcott, first produced in 1933.[1] The play was later adapted for the Warner Bros. film The Man with Two Faces (1934) starring Mary Astor, Louis Calhern, and Edward G. Robinson.[2]

In January 1938, future President of the United States Richard Nixon was cast in the Whittier Community Players production of this play. He was cast opposite a high school teacher named Thelma "Pat" Ryan, whom he would later marry.[3]


  1. Alexander Woollcott on
  2. IMDB database
  3. Nixon, Richard (1978). RN: The Memoirs of Richard Nixon. New York: Grosset & Dunlap. p. 23. ISBN 978-0-448-14374-3.
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