The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Oct. 7, 1935

Paths of Glory (adapted by Sidney Howard; Arthur Hopkins, producer) may not prevent any more enlistments in the next World War than If This Be Treason. But most people agree that it is a better show.

Adapted from Humphrey Cobb's recent best-selling novel (TIME, June 3) about a reputedly authentic incident on the French front in 1915, it looks at war from a more intimate and shocking angle than Dr. Holmes's dreamy drama. The tale has to do with a gallant regiment of the line which is called upon by a sadistic, medal-hungry...

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