Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Oct. 8, 1928

Fast Life. Better had this piece been called Slow Death. It is another from fecund Playsmith Samuel Shipman. The male party to a companionate marriage is accused of murdering a friend. It turned out that the real murderer was the son of the Governor, but this development was not permitted to have any effect until the unjustly accused was seated in the electric chair, a hood over his head.

By Request. Bill Abbott (Elliott Nugent) is a tanktown newsman summering in Manhattan for business reasons. Claudia Wynn (Verree Teasdale), a blandishing literary agent, wants...

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