Theatre: Best Plays in Manhattan: Oct. 24, 1927

These are the plays which, in the light of metropolitan criticism, seem most important.

SERIOUS

SATURDAY'S CHILDREN—The poor, with us again in a true love story. Ruth Gordon playing brilliantly.

THE LETTER—A minor murder melodrama made interesting by the poignant personality of Katherine Cornell.

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE—Walter Hampden gone Ibsen. One of the best.

PORGY—Reviewed in this issue.

LESS SERIOUS

THE SHANNONS OF BROADWAY— A vaudeville couple stranded happily in a small town.

THE TRIAL OF MARY DUGAN— Just a murder trial, best of its kind.

BURLESQUE—Heart breaks, failure and fiery fun...

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