Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Feb. 22, 1932

Zombie, Mr. William Seabrook's romantic fibs about far-off places do no one any harm, have certainly not harmed Zombie, whose playwright (Kenneth Webb) seems to have read Author Seabrook's The Magic Island. Haitian zombies are those unfortunate people who have been resurrected from the grave and placed in peonage by villainous masters. With one of these voodooistic overlords a family of white planters comes in contact, thus giving Zombie its motivation. For the most part wretchedly acted (including the work of Miss Pauline Starke, deep-voiced...

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