Theater: Tallulah in Maplewood

Like a durable old dowager, creaky but impressive, the Second Mrs. Tanqueray has swept in & out of theatres ever since 1893. First played by the late great Mrs. Patrick Campbell, the deplorably accessible heroine of this Pinero drama has been variously enacted by Eleanora Duse, Olga Nethersole, Gladys Cooper, Ethel Barrymore. Last week, in Maplewood, N. J., looking buxom as a milkmaid and in fine vocal trim, Tallulah Bankhead demonstrated that there's life in Pinero's old girl yet.

When the Second Mrs. Tanqueray was originally presented, it shocked Victorian audiences out of their buttoned boots. The play pointed up the fact...

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