The Theatre: New Play in Manhattan: Mar. 21, 1938

The Hill Between (by Lula Vollmer; produced by Robert Butterfield). In 1923 Lula Vollmer achieved a Broadway hit with her play about mountain folk, Sun-Up. Like Mahomet, Playwright Vollmer has been going to the mountain ever since. But in the past 15 years hillbillies have lost much of their freshness on the stage.

Last week, in The Hill Between, Playwright Vollmer told of the mountain boy who went to the city, got lost between two worlds. As he puts it: "A man spends his youth dreaming out, and all the rest of his life dreaming...