Old Play in Manhattan, Oct. 14, 1946

Obsession (translated from the French of Louis Verneuil by Jane Hinton; produced by Homer Curran in association with Russell Lewis & Howard Young) was called Jealousy when it was first produced on Broadway in 1928. As a stunt play containing only two characters, it created a modest stir. It will-rouse little interest now. The play itself, stuffed with straw. by this time is also covered with dust. Perhaps it would still make a show piece for a pair of enormously skillful actors; but Eugenie Leontovich, with her fussy tricks and alien corn, and Basil Rathbone, with his striding and reciting, leave...

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