The Theater: New Play In Manhattan, Jan. 25, 1943

Dark Eyes (by Elena Miramova and Eugenie Leontovich; produced by Jed Harris). Russian-American Actresses Miramova and Leontovich have scribbled a farce about Russian-American actresses and handed themselves the two gaudiest roles. They have banged away at the Slavic artistic temperament as if it were a set of bowling pins. Their game is good and rackety, their score not too high.

With a third Russian actress (Ludmilla Toretska) they descend uninvited upon a flabbergasted Long Island family. One of the Slavs is soulful, one is sexy, one is earthy; all are broke and ebullient. When...

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