Chester Morris' friends sang paeans of praise for his steaks. He prefered to broil on his outdoor barbecue but could prepare equally well on a kitchen stove.
Chester Morris carried the same red-leather wallet, purchased in 1919, for fifteen years and was proud of it.
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Morris and Mr. and Mrs. Elliot Nugent formed a little clique. They managed to have dinner at each others' houses at least once a week.
Chester Morris and the rest of the cast in the vivid drama of prison riot (The Big House) went without any sort of make-up.
In 1931, Chester Morris was quoted on the players' market at $65,000 a picture.
Chester Morris received a Chinese talking mask, valued at $250, a gift from Doane Powell of New York.
Unlike some of the other maritally estranged folks in Hollywood, Chester Morris was always alone when he dined at the various spots.
Chester Morris said he knew an actor who was so conceited, that every time he looked in the mirror, it was just another interlude in the greatest romance in his life.
Chester Morris, quite a magician himself and Russell Swann had the waitresses at the Beverly Derby in hysterics with their impromptu luncheon illusions.
In 1939, Chester Morris said times were so hard, he had to give up his publicity woman so he could send his kid to school.
Chester Morris was proud of one distinction. He'd never been late on the set for any picture.
When Robert Montgomery returned home with his wife from his European vacation, he was entertained with a big welcome home party hosted by his pal, Chester Morris.
Chester Morris always hosted a buffet supper on completion of a picture for crew and male members of the cast, and ran what he called a preview of the film.
Robert Montgomery and Chester Morris chatted over cocktails at Harry Sugarman's Tropics.
Chester Morris majored in art when he attended high school and won several prizes at exhibits.
Franchot Tone's gallstones won Chester Morris the part in “Thunder Afloat," which Tone was to have played.
Chester Morris and Robert Montgomery liked to go skeet shooting together.
It rained the Christmas Eve Chester Morris first essayed Santa for his children. He wore a red cambric suit.
Chester Morris, who built his own sleight-of-hand apparatus, invented a trick in which a rod passes through seemingly solid glass.
Chester Morris, who went for loud sweaters and occasionally hectic ties, got razzed by his friend Robert Montgomery about his tastes.
Chester Morris went to England to play the music halls under the sponsorship of Sid Field.
Chester Morris booted Danny Kaye out of his Beverly Hills home because he wanted it back.
Chester Morris' 16 year old son, Brooks, joined the navy, then called his dad and said, "Dad, I've joined the navy. Will you please come down here and sign my papers?"
Chester Morris appeared at the Hollywood Press Photographers Ball as a rabbit, because of his fame for magical tricks.
Chester Morris and Ted Donaldson performed magic tricks for the boys in the hospitals.
Chester Morris was ambidextrous, adept at using both hands.
Chester was once considered for the role of Dracula in 1931. The role ultimately went to Bela Lugosi.