The Theatre: The Best Plays: Oct. 13, 1924

These are the plays which, in the light of metropolitan criticism, seem most important:


WHAT PRICE GLORY—Mayor Hylan and the U. S. Army entered a public conspiracy to throttle the best play of the fall. Hylan snorts at the swear words; the Army dislikes the frankly severe portrait of 'Marines at home in the trenches.

—COBRA—Melodramatic, possibly slightly oldfashioned; but distinctly of the type that was once known as "gripping."

THE MIRACLE—Almost at the end of its metropolitan career. Religion in hugely proportioned pantomime.

RAIN—Jeanne Eagels in her incisive argument that wickedness is...

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