Theater: New Play in Manhattan: Feb. 25, 1935

Noah (by Andre Obey; Jerome Mayer, producer). Playwright Obey begins this naive fable with the First Navigator banging the last few nails into the Ark with his stone hammer. His dowdy beard hangs in ringlets. His hoary eyebrows are the size of mustaches. And a wild mop of grey hair tops the benign face of an Irish comedian. Neither the tippler of legend nor the inflexible patriarch of the Bible, Noah's Noah is the simplest of men, worried about his mission but uncomfortably embarrassed each time he has to bother God for further instructions....

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