Theatre: New Play in Manhattan: Jun. 26, 1933

Shooting Star (by Noel Pierce and Bernard Schoenfeld; Crosby Gaige, producer). The authors and producer of this piece emphatically deny that it is intended to present a biography of the late Jeanne Eagels. Their denial appears to remove the last excuse for the production, for surely it is not in itself a proper vehicle for talented, orange-haired Francine Larrimore (Let Us Be Gay, Brief Moment).

Julie Leander (Miss Larrimore), a "redheaded guttersnipe." runs away from her road show, her husband and child after seeing Duse in Chicago in 1918. In Manhattan she offers herself and...

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