Theatre: New Play in Manhattan: Apr. 29, 1935

A Journey By Night (adapted by Arthur Goodrich; Shuberts, producers), a hackneyed, pathetically pretentious tale of a romantic young man who ruins himself for a scarlet woman, is less notable as an evening's entertainment than as a record-breaker for failure. Once called A Trip to Pressburg and again The Face at the Window, it was written by Leo Perutz and produced by Max Reinhardt in Vienna in 1931 with Mrs. Ferenc Molnar as the leading lady. Three U. S. producers held rights to the show before the Shuberts had Harry Wagstaff Gribble...

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