The Theatre: New Plays: Dec. 21, 1925

The Fountain. Eugene O'Neill is generally pointed at with pride as the foremost dramatist in America. He works with color, feeling, fear, with realism and occasionally with bitterness. He has an uncanny gift of breathing life into his pen puppets. He is certainly a genius.

Accordingly when Mr. O'Neill turned for the first time in his life to romance, many people trooped wide-eyed to the little Greenwich Village Theatre. It had long been known that this play of his was based on the magnificent theme of Ponce de Leon and his search for eternal...

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