Theatre: Best Plays in Manhattan: Sep. 24, 1928

SERIOUS

STRANGE INTERLUDE−Nine acts, four lovers and a lady−manipulated by Eugene O'Neill and the Theatre Guild−in last season's most wordy and talked-of play (TIME, Feb. 13).

MACHINAL−Important episodes in the life of a murderess−proving that actions, louder than words, are sometimes equally inexpressive (TIME, Sept. 17).

FUNNY

THE ROYAL FAMILY−George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber smiling at the domestic antics of one of our theatrical first families (TIME, Jan. 9).

THE BACHELOR FATHER−June Walker and Geoffrey Kerr in a polite perusal of the return to the prodigal (TIME, March 12).

EXCITING

THE TRIAL OF MARY DUGAN−Now...

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