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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 07, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 9

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New York, Feb.. 7. Five new plays
are to be seen at the Princess, "the
ater of thrills." And one of them, it
must be conceded, is quite the thril
liest thriller that little old N. Y. has
yet been privileged to witness.
"The Kiss in the Dark" comes from
the Grand Guignol, in Paris. Its prin
cipal characters are, a man and wo
man who has blinded him with vitriol
because he had threatened to desert
her.
Under pretense of, forgiving her,
and speaking to tier for the last time,
the scarred victim lures his disfigurer
to his room. She is. contrite,, over
whelmed at the . horror she has
wrought "One last kiss!" he 1m-
orman.
Holbrook Blinn and May Buckley in
"It Can Be Done."
plores. She comes into his arms. He
seizes her, tells her they are alone in
the house, and he is going" to inflict
upon her exactlly what she has in
flicted upon him.
He does. Finally he throws her,
blinded and seared, to the floor, then
snatches her up for a brutal embrace
the "kiss in the dark."
The man is played by Harry Mes
tayer and the woman by May Buck
ley. Sr
Another thrill is provided in "The
Hard Man," by Campbell MacCulloch.
a. British general, in a Soudan cam
paign, summons several war cor
'respondents to See the fate of a white
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