The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Nov. 18, 1935

Pride and Prejudice (adapted by Helen Jerome; Max Gordon, producer;. Nothing in this show is below par except the antiques which dress the Regency setting for Jane Austen's marital sweepstakes. Playwright Jerome has caught in her script a goodly quantity of Novelist Austen's sly, introverted wit, and Director Robert Sinclair has seen that a splendid cast of actors conduct themselves with all the foolish elegance and witless frivolity of the period.

The five husband-hungry Bennet girls of Pride and Prejudice have, for theatrical purposes, been reduced to three. Left are

Lydia, who...

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