Shaggy Dogs and Symbols

Balliett, Whitney
February 1961
New Yorker;2/11/1961, Vol. 36 Issue 52, p75
Entertainment Review
The article reviews the revival of the play "The Octoroon," by Dion Boucicault, starring Franklin Cover, P. J. Sidney, and Juliet Randall.


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