Books: Romantic's Return

Romatic's Return MARS IN THE HOUSE OF DEATH— Rex Ingram—Knopf ($2.50).

Once upon a time—as who over 21 doesn't remember?—there was a movie director named Rex Ingram. A very romantic director he was. Himself as handsome as a movie star, he was born in Dublin, had been a New Haven dockworker, graduate of the Yale School of Fine Arts, protege of famed Sculptor Lee Lawrie, ex-War pilot in the Royal Flying Corps. And he turned out such successes as Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Scaramouche, The Prisoner of Zenda, Mare Nostrum. His name...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!