Theatre: New Plays: Dec. 3, 1923

The Failures. Even the indomitable (and well merited) loyalty of the metropolitan critics to the Theatre Guild could not be stretched to recommend this play without serious reservations. It has all the virtues and most of the glaring faults of an experiment. The author is H. R. Lenormand, one of a small group of French writers who have been striving for years to break away from the conventional. He has broken away. But he has damaged his product in the struggle.

His story has the strong smell...

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