And she could even look fab and glamorous in the role, unlike so many of her earlier character parts. Compared to the Fay Bainters, Jane Darwells and Marjorie Mains of her generation, she was certainly the sophisticated lady who could play high or low class. The one I did find particularly interesting came from Elsa Lanchester via her husband Charles Laughton, who worked with Agnes extensively in "Don Juan In Hell" and on her one woman show. Perhaps that's why she let the veil down a wee bit. You see I was a bit of tomboy as well it runs in the family. She was a lez.
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The Dick Cavett Show , youtube. Despite her ambivalence, she remained with Bewitched until its run ended in She idolized Charles Laughton who toured with her in the supersuccessful "Don Juan in Hell" , so she must have been a very complicated person. It is amazing that the black and white episodes of Bewitched are a lot more complex then the later color ones.
Clinton, Massachusetts , U. To Endora Little Boy: Moorehead explained that MGM usually refused to allow their actors to play on radio as "the actors didn't have the knowledge or the taste or the judgment to appear on the right sort of show. Strange that he lost contact with the son she adopted. She commented to the New York Times in , "I've been in movies and played theater from coast to coast, so I was quite well known before Bewitched , and I don't particularly want to be identified as a witch.
It's scholarly and probably won't have much personal info. At least part of the original ending involved the story advancing 20 years into the future, and IIRC in the Eugene and Fanny at the boarding house clip, Welles had artificially aged the actors. Agnes Moorehead was really awesome and gripping in this and the movie was not boring in the least. Moorehead was a staunch conservative Republican who believed in less government intervention and tax cuts. I think she says that Moorehead wasn't gay because she knows about the rumor. All of the relationships, from Sam and Endora, to Sam and Darrin, to Darrin and Endora are a lot less cartoony and real then the color ones.