The Theater: New Play in Manhattan, Jan. 26, 1953

The Love of Four Colonels (by Peter Ustinov) does something to brighten a dun-colored season, but not much to fur ther the dramatic art. The first play of London's precocious, prolific Peter Ustinov to appear on Broadway, a play is precisely what Four Colonels cannot be called. In essence it is a series of parodies set inside a framework of fantasy; and like most jokes that last all evening, it would far better keep earlier hours. But Playwright Ustinov at his best is witty and at his next-best rather gay, and Rex Harrison and...

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