The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Feb. 3, 1936

Ethan Frome (adapted by Owen & Donald Davis; Max Gordon, producer). When Max Gordon announced that he was going to present a dramatized version of Novelist Edith Wharton's frosty little masterpiece, the first thing that came to the minds of those who had read Ethan Frome was that the producer would have a devilish time staging the sledding crash which is the tragedy's ironic climax. As it turns out, there need have been no such public anxiety. Between them, Producer Gordon, the Playwrights Davis and Designer Jo Mielziner have achieved a...

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