Theater: Another Othello

A shade over six feet tall and able to look taller, Philip Merivale has a deep, rich voice which wraps itself expertly around the most ponderous periods. He has a self-confident way of handling capes, cloaks and togas. His grave, bony face seems as incapable of timidity as it is of humor. He has beetling mobile brows and eyes whose whites can gleam with tragic fury in a sepia-colored face, as they did last week in Manhattan when Crosby Gaige opened his production of Othello, with Mr. Merivale playing the stout-hearted Moor whom jealousy...

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