Theatre: Theatre: Sep. 1, 1930

New Plays in Manhattan

The 9th Guest. There are four pairs of guests, mysteriously summoned to a penthouse party, each pair having reason to mortally fear and hate the other. They are: A socialite and the woman lawyer who knows her closest secret; an upperclass politician and the political boss who defeated him; a university president and a disgruntled instructor whom he has dismissed; two lovers who have quarreled over valuable real estate. Invited by anonymous telegrams, as they arrive each thinks one of the others is host. None of them can understand...

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