The Theatre: Three Triples

Noel Coward is not so penetrating a comedian or author as Sacha Guitry, but Mr. Coward has the good fortune to write and act in English, the language which pays best. He is not nearly so funny a playwright as George S. Kaufman, but he is more versatile, more productive, does all his own work. He never brought to his upper-class tragicomedies the range or authority or humor of Philip Barry, but he has lasted longer. All these qualities which Noel Coward has and has not have made him the world's most prosperous...

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