Knowledge Identifier: +Raymond_Massey
In 1918, he was sent to serve in Siberia, where he made his first stage appearance, entertaining American troops on occupation duty
Drawn to the theatre, he first appeared on the London stage in 1922
In 1929, he directed the London premiere of "The Silver Tassie"
Adrianne Allen - In 1929, she married Raymond Massey, after he had cast her for a part in Noël Coward's play "The Rat Trap"
Walter Starkie - In light of his previous successes at the Abbey Theatre the rejection caused much controversy and O'Casey severed his relations with the theatre and took the play to London where it premiered on October 11, 1929 at the Apollo Theatre with Charles Laughton and Barry Fitzgerald under the direction of Raymond Massey
He played Sherlock Holmes in "The Speckled Band", the first sound film version of the story, in 1931
Torben Meyer - Two years later, in 1937, Meyer had a number of bit parts; as a servant in "Tovarich" starring Claudette Colbert, Charles Boyer and Basil Rathbone, as Raymond Massey's servant in "The Prisoner of Zenda" starring Ronald Colman in the title role and as Tyrone Power's chauffeur in Sonja Henie's "Thin Ice"
Massey scored a great triumph on Broadway in Robert E. Sherwood's play "Abe Lincoln in Illinois", and he repeated his role in the 1940 film version