The Theatre: New Plays: Dec. 24, 1923

The Business Widow. Concentrate for a moment on this title. Does not the image of a lovely wife, pining at home for the affection which an impercipient husband had diverted to his bills and invoices, immediately arise? And does not memory distinctly stir with recollection of numerous encounters with this problem in the Theatre? It does and it has. Furthermore, the wife follows dramatic tradition slavishly by winning him back with jealousy. The possibilities of this plot petered out some time ago. To rejuvenate it some ingenious genius was required to put his...

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