The Theatre: New Play in Manhattan: Oct. 19, 1936

St. Helena (By R. C. Sherriff and Jeanne de Casalis; Max Gordon, producer). This play by the author of Journey's End presents British Actor Maurice Evans in a quiet, minutely drawn portrayal of Napoleon Bonaparte's last years on the rocky island of St. Helena. With his handful of faithful generals, the exiled emperor arrives with a grim swagger, never doubting that he will soon be leaving as he left Elba. At once he foregoes his precious daily ride on horseback when he learns that a British guard must accompany him. But hope springs up when...

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