The Theater: New Play in Manhattan, Mar. 9, 1942

Guest in the House (adapted by Hagar Wilde & Dale Eunson from a story by Katherine Albert; produced by Stephen & Paul Ames) introduces the most unpleasant stage character of the season, pretty, white-faced Evelyn Heath. A semi-invalid, Evelyn (effectively played by Cinemactress Mary Anderson) comes to visit some kindhearted relatives, at first proves only a nuisance who demands a lot of waiting on, but soon turns into a back-stabbing monster who plots everyone's destruction. She enrages the servants, drives the husband to drink, wrecks his career, ruins his marriage, makes a shrew...

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