The Theater: Show Business in Oslo

In Oslo the director of the National Theater beamed on the actors he had called together. "We're about to present nothing less," he announced, "than the world premiere of Per Reidarson's The Last Cry, which will mark a new era in Norwegian drama. ..."

The actors did not beam back. In glacial silence they heard their quisling director talk up a quisling dramatist. Then they left the theater to set in motion a little drama of their own.

Next morning not one of them showed up. The director, in a fury, sent Gestapo agents out...

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