The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Jan. 13, 1930

The First Mrs. Fraser. All too occasionally the modern theatre forgets to be either violent or spectacular and exposes the excitement which may arise from gentle gusts of conversation blowing over the teacups. Playwright-Dramacritic St. John Ervine of London has written a comedy in which tea is constantly being served, the heroine is well past 40, and the voices are always modulated. He obtains considerable drama which is effective though well-behaved. Genteel, experienced Grace George appears as an English matron who has, at his wish, divorced the husband of her heart...

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