Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Nov. 2, 1936

Stage Door (by George S. Kaufman & Edna Ferber; Sam H. Harris, producer). Having thoroughly extolled the pride and excitement of theatrical life when he and Edna Ferber wrote The Royal Family (1927), having thoroughly deflated the parvenu pretense of Hollywood when he and Moss Hart wrote Once in a Lifetime (1930), George Kaufman, collaborating with Miss Ferber again, is compelled to cover some fairly old ground in a fairly old way when he again fights the battle of the drama v. the cinema in Stage Door.

When Terry (Margaret Sullavan), the bravest...

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