The Theater: New Play in Manhattan, Aug. 16, 1943

The Two Mrs. Carrolls (by Martin Vale; produced by Robert Reud & Paul Czinner). For eight years—ever since Escape Me Never—versatile, Vienna-born Elisabeth Bergner has been searching for a new play to appear in on Broadway. The Two Mrs. Carrolls suggests that the search had become pretty desperate. From 8:40 to 10 it is just dull; from 10 o'clock on it is pretty fair melodrama.

To a villa in the South of France come a painter named Carroll (Victor Jory) and his second wife (Actress Bergner). They are a seemingly enraptured couple. For quite a while, people drink tea and drone on...

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