Theatre: Eagels' Wings

"Ill" with "ptomaine poisoning" Jeanne Eagels, actress famed in Rain and of late on tour with Her Cardboard Lover, failed to put in an appearance in Milwaukee, last week, where the play was scheduled to run. Previously she had failed to appear for an entire week in Boston; often before that she had been haphazard in her attentions to business. Because she is undeniably a talented performer, Producers Gilbert Miller and Albert Herman ("Bedroom") Woods had hitherto overlooked the flighty and eccentric behavior of Actress Eagels; but when, after her absence in Milwaukee,...