The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Jan. 8, 1934

The Lake (by Dorothy Massingham and Murray MacDonald; produced by Jed Harris). In this sincere, intelligent but somewhat rambling play, there are two powerful scenes. One occurs when Stella Surrege (Katharine Hepburn), who has broken off a sticky love affair with a horsey neighbor (Geoffrey Wardwell) to marry a kindly, understanding War veteran with £15,000 a year, discovers that she loves her new husband John Clayne . (Colin Clive). It is an hour after their wedding, on a rainy September afternoon. Stella and John are standing under a leaky marquee. Laughing together,...

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