The Theatre: New Play in Manhattan, Mar. 24, 1941

They Walk Alone (by Max Catto, produced by Ben A. Boyar) is the latest of the many dramas of British rural horror. The servant girl on an English gentleman's farm has dark compulsions to play the chapel organ in the middle of the night. The music stirs her libido and she thereupon lures young men out on the moors. There, after presumable orgies, her conscience apparently asserts itself. She murders her partners and, it would seem, commits on them certain unmentionable excess damages—the play isn't very clear about it all.

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