Theatre: Youngest Portia

By eye, tooth and stoop of shoulder was Actor George Arliss, now 60, foreordained to be a successful Shylock. The bond between William Shakespeare and a host of U. S. schoolteachers was further assurance that Mr. Arliss, after his tours in The Green Goddess and Old English, could take out The Merchant of Venice and get home a happier, wealthier man, which is what he was when he returned to Manhattan last week from a five-month tour that began in Syracuse and ended, via San Francisco, in...

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