Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Sep. 5, 1927

Her First Affaire. They say that Gustav Blum, who produced this play, considers the ideal drama to be one requiring but a single set and only four actors. Accordingly Her First Affaire falls short of perfection by only one actor. In its cast of five is Aline MacMahon whose performances in Spread Eagle and Eugene O'Neill's Beyond the Horizon satisfied many a theatregoer that her tall, angular person is an almost ideal instrument for fateful, tragic roles. Here, however, she performs commendably as the knowing wife of a popular literatus who is...

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