The Theatre: New Plays: Mar. 22, 1926

East Lynne. William Winter it was who remarked that this play has caused more tears than the Civil War. It was first produced 64 years ago, and through all the remaining years of the last century extracted weeps and hisses from our forefathers. They say that wandering companies still play the gaudy narrative in wayside opera houses. It is safe to say that Manhattan has not seen a production for 20 years.

The present production is by way of being a burlesque. Ancients who witnessed reputable representations of this hardy heart attack state...

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