The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Oct. 21, 1929

Jenny. So long as Jane Cowl appears delightfully arch, points her wit with her own sly, luscious laughter and plays the scales with her throaty voice, she will receive plenty of homage. But many of her admirers who see her in Jenny will wonder why so subtle and personable an actress permits herself to appear in such a stale, superficial play. Co-Playwrights Margaret Ayer Barnes and Edward Sheldon have pictured John R. Weatherby, a corporation lawyer who has pampered his family until they are all incorrigible. His wife's senile intimacies with a...

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