The Theater: New Plays in Manhattan, Oct. 11, 1948

Edward, My Son (by Robert Morley & Noel Langley; produced by Gilbert Miller & Henry Sherek) should repeat on Broadway the great success and long run (since May 1947) which it has had in London. It is that juicy mixture of about one part truth to two parts tripe known as good theater—that plumb sort of playwriting which is really just scene-writing. It gives two excellent English actors (Co-Playwright Morley and Peggy Ashcroft)* excellent opportunities to act.

The play chronicles the brilliant, unprincipled career of an Englishman who will stoop to any low trick...

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