Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: May 28, 1928

She Stoops to Conquer. The theatre-goers of Manhattan have no proper respect for the classics; when they were permitted to view this famous old comedy by Oliver Goldsmith, their faces were not seen to twitch with pleasure, excitement, or surprise. Little did it matter to them that Producer George Grouse Tyler was offering this amiable revival at popular prices; that D. Lyn Harding, Mrs. Leslie Carter, Fay Bainter, Glenn Hunter, Pauline Lord and O. P. Heggie were listed in the cast. The sly choirs of critics were heard chirping in shrill and resonant annoyance; some of the stars, they justly cried,...

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