The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Oct. 31, 1932

Dinner at Eight (by Edna Ferber & George S. Kaufman; Sam Harris, producer). In collaboration for the first time since they wrote The Royal Family, Playwrights Kaufman & Ferber have turned out a piece in which they should take pleasure and profit, too. Dinner at Eight is seriocomic, and it may be inferred that Miss Ferber supplied the serio-element, Mr. Kaufman the comic. The deft Kaufman hand, however, is thoroughly evident in this excellent play's shrewd direction.

Millicent Jordan (Ann Andrews) is giving a dinner for Lord & Lady Ferncliffe, visiting social lion...

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