Theatre: Revival: Oct. 24, 1932

The Great Lover (by Leo Ditrichstein, Frederic & Fanny Hatton; C. E. Wee & J. J. Levanthal, producers). Rodin, for whom he modeled, never got Lou Tellegen into such extraordinary poses as those he strikes for himself on the stage. His latest part, created in 1915 by another famed matinee idol, Leo Ditrichstein, is the sort that Actor Tellegen, self-confessedly a mighty pre-War wooer, must adore. Action of this old pinchbeck piece takes place in an operatic troupe. The leading member of the company (Mr. Tellegen) falls in love with a young prima donna who has already pledged herself to...

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