The Theatre: New Plays: Oct. 20, 1924

The Saint. Stark Young (of The New York Times) is a critic of the Theatre whose penetrating observation has long been a tonic to our stage. Much to the distress of his admirers, he has attempted to embody the rules and measure of his wisdom in the heart and beauty of a play. Mr. Young has built up the fabric of a well-made drama; he has strengthened it with a fancy thread of beauty; and he has wholly failed to fill it with the air of sound reality.

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