Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Jun. 10, 1929

Decision. The suburban tone of this play was accented by a live white cat which pawed the footlights during the first act. So charming was the animal that the audience all but forgot how Nancy Lane's adopted children, and their sudden $750,000 legacy, were about to be filched from her by her wily, citified sister and brother-in-law. Later on, when the cat had slunk away, the audience found nothing to divert it from the incredibly hoary spectacle of the two small, extremely stagey children choosing to remain with kind, gentle Nancy. Not even this situation satisfied Playwright Carl Henkle's taste for...

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