The first thing [Columbia Pictures] demanded was that I change my name, but I reminded them that Murphy was a fine old Irish name when Hollywood was a grazing ground for deer and told them to go to the devil. Murphy I was born and Murphy I remain. The Irish are like that!” — George Murphy (1902-1992)
Source: J. Eugene Chrisman (1935)
Jealousy (1934). With Nancy Carroll and Donald Cook.