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litartists commented about Windsor Theatre on Jul 31, 2010 at 8:13 pm

Shortly after the Broadway production of “Arsenic and Old Lace” closed in 1944, it toured NYC’s Subway Circuit theatres, including the Windsor Theatre in the Bronx. For my 12th birthday, the theatrical producer, Carol M. Sax, arranged for his secretary (my sister) to take me to see the comedy play at the Windsor. The play starred Josephine Hull, Jean Adair and Boris Karloff, the same cast that appeared in the Broadway production. Mr. Sax also arranged for me to go backstage after curtain and meet, his friend Josephine Hull. She was as sweet in person as she was in her role as Abby Brewster. She chatted with me for a while, introduced me to Jean Adair, and then gave me a goodbye kiss for my birthday. When the movie, starring Cary Grant, opened later that year at the Strand Theatre, I was thrilled to see Josephine Hull once again, this time on the big screen.