Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Nov. 7, 1932

Carry Nation (by Frank McGrath; Theatre Unit, Inc., producer). If tight-faced, quixotic little Carry Nation was not insane, according to the McGrath play which claims to be "substantially true," she was close as a toucher to it. Her father was religiously fanatical, had Carry baptized in ice-cold water at the age of 11. The result of her ducking brought on "intestinal consumption" which plagued her all her life. Carry's mother suffered the delusion that she was Queen Victoria; Carry's only child died in an asylum. Carry's mental inheritance took the form of...

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