Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Mar. 31, 1930

Mayfair. Broadway has recently been devoid of the sort of play which is chiefly concerned with elegant seductions in a belvedere. Those who still long for amorous speeches murmured above the polite creaking of a dress-shirt will find plenty of them in Laurence Eyre's comedy of the diplomatic corps. Chrystal Herne, a pleasant actress whose only disturbing habit is taking quick gulps of air when she must speak rapidly, impersonates the wife of a British plenipotentiary to Peru. He is more anxious to get an appointment to Rome than to retain his...

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