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THE CINEMA

... . By MICHAEL ORME. THERE are crooks and crooks. The tough American killer kind is at the Regal and the suave French confidence-trickster at the Academy. They wear their rue with a very dec ...

Published: Wednesday 10 May 1939
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1065 | Page: Page 37 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... . By L. P. HARTLEY. CONTEMPORARY fiction abounds in neurotic char acters, but they are sel dom represented as such. Quite often, indeed, authors seem unaware how far removed from n ...

CABARET

... . By IVAN PATRICK GORE. QUEEN'S: NIGHT-TIME REVELS OF 1927. After some months' absence from tho Qual d'Orsay, Henry de Bray has returned to produce for Mme. Coletta, and has constructed a goo ...

Published: Thursday 10 February 1927
Newspaper: The Stage
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1165 | Page: Page 13 | Tags: review 

The Literary Lounger: Maxim Gorky

... The Literary Lounger. By Alan Kemp. Maxim Gorky. Literary biography is full of startling vicissitudes, but it is difficult to think of any vicissitudes quite comparable with those of Maxim Gorky's lif ...

THE SEALED ENVELOPE

... . . By Lady (A.) Scott. (Hutchinson 7s. 6d.l (Hutchinson 7S. 6d.l All the good old materials of melodrama are in The Sealed Envelope, as the title leads you to e ...

Published: Wednesday 20 April 1927
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 176 | Page: Page 72 | Tags: Review 

THE INNER NUMBER

... . . By F. Chen- halls Williams. (Longmans 7s. 6d.) (Longmans 7s. 6d.) J. lie inner in umber presents the situation most of us have speculated about in these broadcastin ...

Published: Wednesday 20 April 1927
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 165 | Page: Page 72 | Tags: Review 

OUT OF DARKNESS

... . . By Kenneth Ingram. (Chatto and Windus 7s. 6d.) (Chatto and Windus 7s. 6d.) the tremendous material of the war is still being dealt with adequately by the living memor ...

Published: Wednesday 20 April 1927
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 178 | Page: Page 72 | Tags: Review 

WASTE CORNER

... . . By Ruth Manning- Sanders. (Christophers 7s. 6d.) (Christophers 7s. 6d.) Curious, how well women, when they take to stark realism, contrive to handle it. Waste Corner stands ...

Published: Wednesday 20 April 1927
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 154 | Page: Page 72 | Tags: Review 

THE CROW'S INN TRAGEDY. By

... THE CROW'S INN TRAGEDY Annie Haynes. (The Bodley (The Bodley Head 7s. 6d.) Annie Haynes's detective stories do not fail to bear out the promise of her suggestive titles. Wha ...

Published: Wednesday 20 April 1927
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 170 | Page: Page 72 | Tags: Review 

AT THE SIGN OF THE CINEMA: THE LOVE OF SUNYA

... AT THE SIGN OF THE CINEMA. BY MICHAEL ORME. THE LOVE OF SUNYA. (At the New Gallery.) AS a vehicle for the scintillating per sonality of Gloria Swanson, this new Hugo Ballin production serves its purp ...

Published: Wednesday 20 April 1927
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 643 | Page: Page 78 | Tags: Review 

THE TORCH BEARERS

... Iflfc NJ ft \'^VX sew-* A 0\5£ OP g* ^W3£-FRalr By JINGLE THIS is a play of American origin, and thanks mainly to the efforts of Miss Marie Tempest and Miss Athene Seyler it has acclimatised itself ...