Anspacher, Louis K.


Anspacher, Louis K.
(1848-1947)
   After studying law and doing some acting, Anspacher wrote plays, a number of which were produced in the 1910s and 1920s. His wife, actress Kathryn Kidder, starred in A Woman of Impulse (1909). For Alla Nazimova, he adapted a Hungarian melodrama, Dagmar (1923). His most successful play was The Unchastened Woman (1915), with an original run of 193 performances and a 1926 revival.

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