Theatre: Sex Flurry

Into Broadway's recent sex flurry (TIME, Feb. 21) stepped Publisher Horace B. Liveright, last week. "For Art's sake" and as a test case to determine the scope of police jurisdiction in censorship, Mr. Liveright promised soon to produce The Captive, a play dealing with one woman's abnormal fondness for another. The Captive voluntarily ceased showing, after it had been charged with being a "public nuisance."


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