Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Nov. 9, 1931

The Roof. The English theatre can be as sentimental as it can be grim. In this play, sentimental John Galsworthy, assisted by sentimental Producer Charles Hopkins, has demonstrated an overwhelming faith in mankind. It is a play, or rather the rough draft of a play, about four sets of British folk in a small Paris hotel. In one room are three men and a 1 boy come to Paris—Berris to them, as they are actually British—for a lark. In another are two lovers, enjoying the prelude to what promises to be a...

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