The Theatre: New Plays: Nov. 26, 1923

The Camel's Back. Playwright Maugham herein concerned himself with an irresponsible investigation of the regions of the utterly inane. He involved himself in such a feathery swirl of epigram and complication that along in Act II he found that he simply could not make his wits' ends meet. He gave up trying.

Concentrating on the conversation —which is steadily diverting and occasionally dazzling—one is led to suspect that Mr. Maugham, retiring after a particularly amusing dinner party, stopped Jong enough between his collar and his braces to jot down the smartest of the evening's...

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