Willard Kerner / Herkimer Crawford
Archer Osmond / Harold Minter / Sheriff Eugene Norris / ...
Owen Richards / Ed Bishop / Mel Bishop / ...
Marshal Frank Caine / Marshal Frank Crane
- Sam Bass
... Marshal Frank Caine
Pinkerton Detective Nolan
Stage Appeared (as "Ward") in "Gods of the Lightning" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Maxwell Anderson
and Harold Hickerson. Directed by Hamilton MacFadden
. Little Theatre,: 24 Oct 1928-Nov 1928 (closing date unknown/29 performances). Cast: Morris Ankrum
(as "Spiker"), Jules Artfield (as "Heine"), Charles Bickford
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6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
[on being cast so often as "heavies"] I don't think it's my face--at least I don't think I look like a heel . . . I suppose the real reason I was originally cast as a villain is because I'm a big man. You'll notice villains are usually brawny, a fact which explains the slang term "the heavy",
Because he so effectively and frequently played heavies, teenagers in the 1940s and 1950s who felt put upon by authorities would say "Don't give me that Barton MacLane".