The Theater: New Play in Manhattan, Mar. 15, 1943

Harriet (by Florence Ryerson & Colin Clements; produced by Gilbert Miller) brings history and Helen Hayes (Caesar and Cleopatra, Mary of Scotland, Victoria Regina) together again. The story of Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-96), from her marriage at 25 till the middle of the Civil War, Harriet is anything but a militant play, is only by fits & starts a serious one. It is more concerned with crinolines than crusaders. Perhaps it had to be. For while Harriet Beecher Stowe was lifted to the heights with Uncle Tom's Cabin, during most of her life...

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