The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Dec. 10, 1934

Gold Eagle Guy (by Melvin Levy; Group Theatre, producer). Taking a certain sombre satisfaction in having produced Pulitzer Prize-winning Men in White last season, the very earnest Group Theatre has brought forth another item in its series of interpretations of U. S. life. Gold Eagle Guy is not so much a play as a theatrical character study of the rise & fall of a San Francisco shipping tycoon from 1862 to 1906.

"Gold Eagle Guy" Button, a potbellied, acquisitive little seaman, is first discovered in a low bar. In...

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