Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Dec. 19, 1927

Out of the Sea. The Old Soak was a play about an old soak, full of ribald reflection, shrewd sentiment, people who laughed and wrangled, humble people, people alive. Out of the Sea is a play about the sea, full of fumbling poetry, gold filled legend, mystic people, inanimates. Don Marquis, newspaperman, poet, columnist, wrote both of them and dismayed disciples with the discrepancy. Disappointed, they reminded each other that he has another play, presently to be produced, comfortably entitled Everything's Jake.

Off the coast of Cornwall Mr. Marquis dredged up an...

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