Theatre: New Plays: Jan. 25, 1926

Down Stream. Roberta Arnold is an extraordinarily gifted actress who has been utterly unable to find a play to match her talent since The First Year. She is guttural, incisive and even explosive on requirement. Her reappearance is a matter of moment and a matter of disappointment in this case. Down Stream started out vigorously, then broadened, slowed up, petered out.

The play is set on a tugboat with Miss Arnold playing the cook's worthy wife. One of the deck hands is a shy, sensitive youth who falls in...

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