Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Oct. 5, 1936

Reflected Glory (by George Kelly; Lee Shubert, Homer Curran, producers) exhibits temperamental Actress Tallulah Bankhead cast as a temperamental actress, stalking about on her heels, slapping the furniture to accentuate her outbursts, lowering her voice to a sepulchral baritone, leaning backward at an angle of 30° while combing her hair, ordering a midnight supper of two pork chops, Julienne potatoes, buttermilk, salted peanuts. Written seven years ago by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Craig's Wife and The Show-Off, Reflected Glory at least has the distinction of being Tallulah Bankhead's most creditable vehicle...

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