Treading the Boards #32
September 3, 1946 - Actor Paul Muni (right) is on stage for the dress rehearsal of the new Ben Hecht play, "A Flag is Born," which opens September 5, at the Alvin Theater. Those who witnessed the rehearsal praised the stirring fact and fantasy chronicle of three refugees' flight from the terror of Europe toward Palestine. Paul Muni is cast as an ancient, dying wandering Jew, and Celia Adler (background), as his wife. At left is Marlon Brando.