Books: Uncle Remus Redivivus

OL' KING DAVID AND THE PHILISTINE BOYS—Roark Bradford—Harper ($2.50).

The Green Pastures, stage smash hit now playing in Manhattan (TIME, March 10), was based on Author Bradford's Ol' Man Adam and His Chillun, might equally well have been founded on Ol' King David and the Philistine Boys.

Playwright Marc Connelly bought the dramatic rights to Ol' Man Adam: reviewers have almost universally given him sole credit for the play, but Author Bradford is collecting royalties.

Like its predecessor, this book is a collection of Bible stories told in darkey dialect, with darkey psychology, darkey...

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