Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 24, 1952 · Page 10
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 10

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 24, 1952
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As a single example may be mentioned a successful run nt the Polskl Theater In Warsaw, from October, 1948, to March, J»4». · , . : Both main and sub-plot are sure fire. There surely breathes no theater-coeri wllh soul either so simple or so sophisticated that he finds no pleasure in the. spectacle o( the punishment given the fat knight by the two middle-class women whom helioped to victimize. And, although a 20th century American audience doss not share the Ellzabethian sympathy with the reformed wastrel who recoups his fortune by marrying a rich (Irir »ny audience is sure to prefer young Fenton to 'either of Ills rivals. "Merry Wives" In crammed with hllirloun situations -- FaWaff's mpudence about Ford to Ford isguiacd as .Brook, Ford'n search f the clothes hamper which co»- airi« only clothes, the "duel" -bo- ween Sir Hugh Evans and- Dr. Caiuif, Blender's wooing-- and with comic characters, which, though many of them arc derived ultimately from the slock characters of classical comedy, are inlmi- ablc Shakespeare's own and- themselves and · not 'CORN BEEF HASH Richest of all coffees gives you !M5 more cups per pound ..yet costs somehow ypes nt all: Shallow, who at -- ------- . , ;0 still loves to boast of what a dangerous dofi he once was; his Illy, nlssy younj; relative Slei.'dcr; Sir Hugh, the Welsh parson; Falsiaff. Though it cannot be denied that he Falstaff of "Mtrrj Wives" is nut the Incomparable Falstaff of he tw-i Henry the Fourth inlays, » ran be arpued '.hat ho has much if that 1'alslaff's wit, ln'.|.crturb- i b I II t y, · and clcar-Iic*cJei)ncss, After all, the Irlck of the robbers obbtd played Falstafi by Prince !al and Foins is about as obvicus as the pranks of Mistresses Ford and Page. "Besides, nothing is more likely to delude even the shrewdest of men than is wishful hlnking about their power to at- ract women, William D. Bolt's Interpretation of the role has that quality of amoral innocence without which Falitaff would be offensive. Bolt's Falstaff Is a child grown old and fat and knowing without having ceased to be a child. Jaclc L. Slgman's handling of Dr, Caius, the French physician, a part that Incompetent acting rc- rluccs to mere caricature, is deft nd finished. Al Hazelwood, as the Welih par»on, is at his best »lncc ."Born Yesterday." Throughout ''Mi 1 performance leaves" little to be desired and In the scene where he i» waiting for Dr. Caius is excellent. ' Keith Vinsonhalcr carries the straight role of Page competently. Among the women in the cast, Margaret Garner, as Mistress Ford, curries off the honors. Marion Clayborne gives a somewhat uneven performance in the part of Mistress Pace. Lynn Carruth over-acts Mistress Quickly, and Lois Mellor's Ann Page has a faintly .sinister flavor that did not come out of Shakespeare. The production affords nn example of the practical benefits of modern scholarship, which has recovered sufficient knowledge of the Elizabethan popular stage to free the producer of Shakespeare from many 18th and 19th. century theatrical conventions which are entirely unsuitable to the playi of the late 10th and early 17th centuries. One ot the most important of these benefits is the sdaptatkn ol. the modern stage ao that continuous action permit! the presentation of most plays little cut. wi'hin the snnce o'. only a' little over two hours , Professor McMullan's. o n l y noticeable cuts-- and. they are noticeable only if one has recently re-read the plaj -- are lines from long speeches; the revenge taken by Dr. Caius and Sir Hugh on the Host, which Shakespeare seems to have left in a pretty unsatisfactory state, anyway; and a short scene, involving a lesson in Latin, which serves no real purpose in the play and is not likely to seem very funny nowadays. Preston Magruder's charming set shows the exteriors ot a row of Tudor houses; the action alternates between the street scene and the Inner stage so that the latter can be reset without any break in the action. The two intermissions are concessions to the com 1 fort of the audience. The coitumet are colorful-some of them, notably that of the xentleman-with-dog, startling. A program note gives the information thai the designs for them are based on trie works of Pieter Bruegel the elder, a Flemish painter ot the 18th century. Professor McMullan opens the play with a lively dumb show which sets the gay tone of the piece. He closes it with a delightful procession of couples from Windsor Park to Page's house. He also Introduces three mutes, of whom Shakespeare surely would, approve: a flirtatious lady; a foppish gentleman with a dog; and, best of all, a lame, blind beggar who proves to be neither lame fior blind. And, throughout, the actors act; although they sometimes clown, they never merely recite lines. In many trees the wood at the center of the truck is much harder than that near the surface and is called "heartwood." Verto Rose To Held Benfonyille Chamber Behtonville - (Special) - Verli» Hose, 31, of Magnolia, brother, of Washington County Agent Carl Ho»«, has been named the new s e c r e t a r y of the Bentonville Chamber of Commerce. . KOK, a graduate of the University College pf Agriculture, will assume his duties here about May 1. Rote has taught vocational agriculture at Dardanelte, and was for live years a partner slid manager of a hardware store in Flippin. He has recently been released from the reserve. Rose is married and has a family. U. A. Scientists To Attend Academy Meet More than 100 of leading scientists will Arkansas' gather at Out hi Prant WMh KM tnry ·Wttsi fnttin TO« wan, «« m M iiii»Mi«imn t ·· *ln^t for nfriitnior »« !«.««. ft. ca|»clir.O«« NOW ' ' Automatic Appliance Co. 1MI Nr^LOCK ' PHOMI 133 MORTON o What are without Morton's? * * * W H E N I T R A I N S PLAIN OR IODIZED I Arkuuu State Collttt. 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