First Nights

Pasteur.—In France there is a powerful dramatic situation comprised in seven letters. Say " Pasteur " to a Frenchman and he will be in a state of uncontrollable excitement for some minutes thereafter. The life of Pasteur is studied in the lower schools, prayers for Pasteur rise from every church, statues to Pasteur block the traffic. So Sacha Guitry, the voluminous, had a long head start on public approval.

M. Guitry also did his work well. He made no effort at theatrics. He devoted his attention...

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