Theatre: New Plays: Jun. 8, 1925

Odd Man Out is a play that sets out to be sophisticated and arrives only at tedium. Most of the lines are like firecrackers that end, not in a snap, but in a sultry hiss. Probably much of this inefficiency is due to the acting. Alma Tell is sorely put to it to play a fascinating and experienced woman of the world. Such a woman must have a certain cutting edge. Miss Tell provides a round performance. A. E. Anson manages much better as a lean and saturnine seducer. The others do not...

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