The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Sep. 30, 1935

Night of January 16 (by Ayn Rand; A. H. Woods & Lee Shubert, producers) repeats the theatrical trick which, in The Trial of Mary Dugan, made Producer Woods a tidy fortune in 1927-28. A crime has been committed before the audience arrives, is thereafter unraveled in a long-drawn courtroom scene. The crime which took place on the night of Jan. 16 concerns a fictional Swede named Bjorn Faulkner, who bears a close resemblance to a real Swede named Ivar Kreuger. Faulkner had built a financial empire largely...