The Theatre: New Plays: Dec. 29, 1924

The Mongrel. Rudolph Schildkraut is known generally as a distinguished German actor and specifically as the star of the malodorous God of Vengeance. The Theatre Guild has never kept its promise to bewhisker him as Lear. In the interim, he picked upon a dreary Continental comedy about a dead dog. A formidable forester kills a roadmender's (Mr. Schildkraut) one-eyed, friendly little Sniffy. He mourns. He tries to strangle the murderer's daughter. A motley group of assistants were cast to further Mr. Schildkraut's playing. Neither they nor the play sufficed. The star's performance...

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