The Theater: A Doll's Hearse

A DOLL'S HOUSE by HENRIK IBSEN

Anticipation proves to have been the best part of Liv Ullmann's Nora. She is giving a middling performance in a self-indulgent vanity production. Stardom is a powerful narcotic which, like pride, has frequently preceded a fall.

Perhaps there should be a talent-depletion allowance for actors and actresses who linger too long in films. In any event, the stage makes different demands, and in the present instance Ullmann is simply not up to them. This is not entirely her fault. Her marvelously expressive face and luminous blue eyes...

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