- (1864-1931)The playwright was born in London and began his American career as an actor with Daniel Frohman s company. Frohman produced his play Miss Francis of Yale (1897), and Morton thereafter wrote plays that were staged in New York, some of which he directed, until 1932. His plays include Resurrection (1903), Colonel Newcome (1906), The Little Stranger (1906), Detective Sparkes (1909), Woman to Woman (1921), and The Guilty One (1922).
The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater. James Fisher.
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