The Theater: New Play in Manhattan, Oct. 17, 1949

Yes, M'Lord (by W. Douglas Home; produced by Lee & J. J. Shubert and Linnit & Dunfee Ltd. by arrangement with John Krimsky) is one of those comedies that are blatantly British and otherwise quiet as mice. Treating of a titled family that has almost gone broke and an England that has gone Labor, it couldn't be more concerned with politics or less concerned about them.

The unperturbed Earl of Lister shoots rabbits, his unruffled countess keeps ducks, and Tony, their nonchalant heir, after losing a seat in Parliament as a Conservative candidate, promptly tries again as a Laborite. This is too...

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