Mary Martin won a Tony for her portrayal of Peter Pan in 1954, and went on to do three broadcasts of the play for NBC. “I can’t tell you the joy I felt in flying in that show … I loved it so. The freedom of spirit that was Peter…
In 1924 Betty Bronson was chosen to play Peter Pan on film by the author J.M. Barrie – other contenders for the role were Mary Pickford and Gloria Swanson. Here the elfin actress leaps to the window, directed by Herbert Brenon and photographed by James Wong Howe.
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