Best Plays: Jun. 14, 1926

These are the plays which, in the light of metropolitan criticism, seem most important.

SERIOUS BRIDE OF THE LAMB—Alice Brady giving a startlingly blunt and beautiful performance as an ignorant small-town wife whose sex and religion merged disastrously.

CRAIG'S WIFE—In which housekeeping becomes a fine art and in its decadence drives a husband to distraction and departure.

THE GREAT GOD BROWN—Eugene O'Neill's expressionistic tragedy of two men who traded brains for money.

LULU BELLE—A sharply colored chromo of uneasy virtue in Manhattan's Negro colony.

LESS SERIOUS AT MRS. BEAM'S—An English boarding house in the throes of luxurious gossip over a man in their midst who supposedly murders his...

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