The Theatre: New Plays: Aug. 2, 1926

Pyramids. What might be considered by the forward-looking the first play of the new season was not very good. It dealt with a handsome wife whose husband stole to buy her pretty clothes. Whereupon he was clapped firmly into jail and she went to live with the villain in the vain hope that his wealthy influence would liberate the unselfish sinner.

Into this obvious melodrama have been woven some sharp moments of suspense. The second and the third acts have many moments in which the edge of the seat is necessary. But the...

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