The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Dec. 4, 1933

The Dark Tower (by Alexander Woollcott & George S. Kaufman; Sam H. Harris, producer). The mystery element of this frank but funny melodrama begins in a program note in which an actor billed as Anton Stengel is described as having been a member of Max Reinhardt's companies in both Berlin and Vienna who has been working in Hollywood and is just making his bow on the Broadway stage. Sly Polemist Woollcott (The New Yorker), who relishes a good mystification, must have enjoyed inserting that bit into the humorous murder show he has written...

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