The Theatre: New Plays in Manhatten: Oct. 23, 1933

New Plays in Manhattan

Her Man of Wax (by Julian Thompson, adapted from the German of Walter Hasenclever; Lee Shubert, producer). Behind Her Man of Wax is an idea as excellent as any that ever suffered mutilation at the hands of an adapter. Napoleon reappears in 1933. is hailed as a savior by a chaotic world until it is discovered that a 19th Century man cannot cope with 20th Century problems.

In this case the Corsican comes to life in a wax works under the torrid gaze of a film actress (Lenore Ulric). He makes...

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