The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Nov. 6, 1933

The World Waits (by George F. Hummel; Frank Merlin, producer) is a depiction of life in the murky base cabin of the Hartley Antarctic expedition, toward the end of a two-year stay. It resembles Journey's End in having an all-male cast and a rigid youth (Philip Truex, son of Actor Ernest Truex) whose gibberings point up the venomous fortitude of the others. To forestall suspicion which might have occurred to auditors who knew that Correspondent Russell Owen of the Byrd Expedition had helped with the script and setting, the producers warned in...

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