Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Feb. 20, 1928

The Silent House. The Chinese are a ghoulish people if one is to believe mystery playwrights. They gleefully eviscerate the noblest hero and burn the baby's eyeballs with a chuckle. An untruthful tribe as well, they are only exceeded in creating lies and tortures by the strange race of men who make up plays of mystery. Strive as one must to minimize their truthless horrors, one cannot escape, herein at least, their power.

Item: One mystery house in London.

Item: One faithful, if comic, Chinese servant.

Item: One faithless,...