Foreign News: Strange Fruit

JUDITH comes out of the dining room eating a large banana.

From balcony to pit the audience, which had come to see a revival of Kaufman & Ferber's Stage Door, seethed with indignation. Actress Ilena Sylva was actually chomping a real banana—scarcest of all delicacies in Britain.

All progress with the banana is temporarily suspended.

Tantalized, the audience waited. The play was forgotten, all eyes hung hungrily on the luscious, yellow fruit in the actress' hand.

JUDITH takes final bite of her banana . . . tosses the banana skin on the floor.

A yowl of anguish shook the rafters. Miss Sylva valiantly spoke the moderately...

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