Theatre: New Plays: Mar. 15, 1926

Square Crooks. This rude old-fashioned drama comes of a dying race. Time was when a string of pearls and a couple of gunshots made a play, and people liked it. Perhaps the cinema has crowded out the species. Square Crooks is one of them and, of its type, rigorously exciting. The acting is exceedingly sketchy and the lines lacking in literature or truth, but a good many people who have been writhing before great casts and majestically unfathomable plays this season were pleased.

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