The Theater: New Plays in Manhattan, Jan. 26, 1948

Power Without Glory (by Michael Clayton Hutton; produced by John C. Wilson & the Messrs. Shubert) is a far better thriller after two acts than after three. Though it comes to a thoroughly bad end, it adds up to a fairly good evening. British Playwright Hutton, who has hit on a rather fresh and valid idea for a thriller, may be a bungler of plots, but he is a master of tension. Best of all, a well-knit British cast keeps on acting deftly even after there's little left to act.

In Power Without Glory, a...

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