The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Mar. 23, 1931

Napi. Saxons imagine the Gauls to be the sexiest people; the Gauls modestly tender the palm to the Ottomans. It is natural, therefore, that Playwright Julius Berstl, a German, should have pictured Napoleon as a lecherous little character beloved by many beautiful women. It is also natural that the dramatist should have imagined that any other Frenchman who looked exactly like Napoleon would possess the same endearing attributes. The other Frenchman in Herr Berstl's play is small, goatlike Ernest Truex, who was last seen stamping around and fidgeting for Hortence Alden in...

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