Theatre: New Plays: Jun. 14, 1926

Henry IV. The Players for their annual all-star revival unfolded the tempestuous and unfamiliar lengths of the first part of Henry IV. They did it resonantly, picturesquely, a trifle tiresomely. Their Falstaff was the rotund and eminently genial Otis Skinner, a fine actor. Mr. Skinner took it into his head that the rogue should be played hygienically. His Falstaff was a beaming and unvicious figure. One could not help feeling that he would make his next entrance down the chimney with a pack on his back instead of through the scullery door...

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