The Theatre: The Best Plays: Dec. 22, 1924

These are the plays which, in the light of metropolitan criticism, seem most important:

Drama

WHAT PRICE GLORY?—The stern saga of wartime told at the French front with the 5th Marines. Perfectly played mockery of man, mud and guns.

DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS — The rocky strata of Eugene O'Neill's imagination, this time on a harsh New England farm. The triangle of an old man, his young bride and his grown son.

THEY KNEW WHAT THEY WANTED —The vineyards of California, some of the sunshine and some of the bitterness,...

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