Transport: New Plays in Manhattan: Oct. 22, 1934

A Sleeping Clergyman (by James Bridie; Theatre Guild, producer). James Bridie is a Glasgow physician named Mavor who writes his plays under a pseudonym because he fears Scottish patients might distrust a doctor who was also a dramatist. A Sleeping Clergyman is likely to arouse in Manhattan theatregoers a mild distrust of playwrights who are also physicians. In it, Author Bridie investigates three generations of a Glasgow family to demonstrate his theory that drunkards, murderers and trollops should be allowed to breed. He does so with such exhaustive Hibernian conscientiousness that...

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