Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Nov. 19, 1928

A Man with Red Hair. As everyone who read Hugh Walpole's book knows, A Man with Red Hair concerns a self-immolating masochist whose philosophy is that pain gives power to the pained, makes the sufferer like unto God. Mr. Crispin learned the philosophy from his father who had tortured him as a boy. At Westminster he was different. His flamboyant red hair, pudgy hands and a distorted face which bespoke a grotesque mind, made him different through life. A man of wealth, he indulged his idiosyncratic taste for cruelty and his incongruous love...

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