The Press: Immortal Warner

The hero of Immortal, newest hit in the Moscow theater is an American news paperman, one Jack Warner (about 40) of Atlantic Press—a wisecracking picture-snapping, note-taking ball of fire.

Immortal's time is 1941, before the U.S. entered the war. According to Variety, Warner becomes, by force of circumstance, a member of a guerrilla band. He is writing a story about a delegation of Russian youths when they are trapped in the forests by the Germans. Warner gets the land of the evening (the play is four hours long) when, surrounded, he whips off his...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!