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Cinema: Twelve-Letter Obscenity

Oedipus Rex, King of Thebes, died this week in his new home, Where's Poppa? Mr. Oedipus was 2,500 years old and had been ailing for almost a century. His...

Theater: Geriatricks

A Very Rich Woman has ague in its funny bones. Actress-Playwright Ruth Gordon has tried to create a drawing-room comedy about old ageĀ—and the chief reason that...

The Theater: Three-Star Classic

(See Cover) Over their drinks, theater people sometimes play a game: they dream up casts for great plays. With opium-pipe prodigality, they sometimes devise a...

Theater: Rhetorical Tic

The Loves of Cass McGuire, by Brian Friel, whispers along for three feeble acts, but it has no secret to tell. It whispers of dead young brides and deaf old...

The Theatre: New Plays: Sep. 14, 1925

The Fall of Eve. Another heavily heralded comedy stumbled in the first act and was stimulated to complete the evening with fair effect only by the unique and...

Cinema: CURRENT & CHOICE, Feb. 26, 1940

Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Gordon, Albert Basserman; TIME, Feb. 19). The Grapes of Wrath (Jane Darwell, Russell Simpson, Henry Fonda,...

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