Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Nov. 14, 1932

The Late Christopher Bean (by René Fauchois; Gilbert Miller, producer). Playwright Sidney Howard has drastically adapted Playwright Fauchois' Prenez Garde à la Peinture, shifted the scene from the suburbs of Paris to New England, turned Frenchmen into Yankees. The result is a zestful tale about avarice, abiding love and a painter whose reputation was made for him ten years after his poverty-laden death. An article in The Atlantic Monthly suddenly brings down a horde of critics, crafty art dealers and forgers about the ears of Dr. Haggett (Walter Connolly), in whose...

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