Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Jan. 11, 1932

Adams' Wife— They needed threshers on Jim Adams' Kansas farm when a city fellow named Peter Barrett (Eric Dressier) drifted in from the East. Jim Adams (Victor Kilian) liked the boy. took him into his family. Jim's wife Jennie (Sylvia Field) had already lost one baby, was expecting another. The first iS years of her life seemed a fair sample of what drudgery the rest of it was to be. She took a liking to Peter, too. So did a Negro named Joe. But Peter and his college book-learning and Jim Adams'...

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