Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Jul. 1, 1929

Borrowed Love. Heroine Nina Leeds of Playwright Eugene O'Neill's famed Strange Interlude sees her weakling husband tortured by fears of his own sterility, knows him to be the possible heir of a family lunatic strain. Partly to restore his happiness, partly out of love for her friend Dr. Darrell, Nina decides to have a child —by Dr. Darrell. This she does. The circumstance is only part of the vast neurotic complex of the play. Springing from characters whose histories are lengthily and deeply traced, it is an integral, convincing element in the...

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