Theatre: New Play in Manhattan: Jun. 6, 1932

A Thousand Summers (by Merrill Rogers: Arch Selwyn, producer) utilizes the services of three capable players: Jane Cowl, Franchot Tone, Osgood Perkins. Miss Cowl leans tragically against the furniture ; Mr. Tone renders his celebrated portrait of a pent-up adolescent; Mr. Perkins is characteristically urbane. But A Thousand Summers remains a play of actors' attitudes.

It relates the tale of a mature and refined lady of easy virtue (Miss Cowl) who has fled to an obscure country inn to escape one of her lovers (Mr. Perkins). There she meets a young U. S. tourist (Mr. Tone). These two fall in love, but...

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