Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Oct. 13, 1930

Mrs. Moonlight. Before her daughter was born, Sarah Moonlight (Edith Barrett) made a wish on a necklace owned by her Scotch nurse: that she would never look any older. Sarah was then 23. The tragedy of her perpetual youth dawned upon her when she was 28, her husband (Sir Guy Standing) 44. At that point she ran away from home, letting it be understood that she had taken her life. In Act II—17 years later—she still looks 23, younger than her daughter to whom she returns incognito and from whom she steals...

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