The Theatre: New Play in Manhattan, Jan. 27, 1941

Mr. and Mrs. North (by Owen Davis, produced by Alfred de Liagre Jr.) is based on The New Yorker* sketches and a detective novel by the New York Sun's Dramacritic Richard Lockridge and his wife. The Norths (Albert Hackett & Peggy Conklin) are a nice young Greenwich Village couple who have a nice time until Mr. North opens the living-room closet to get the mixings for a drink and a corpse falls out. This rigid, sudden corpse-fall, the best in many dramatic seasons, is executed by a young actor named Robert Lieb who gets...

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