Frauline Alford and Maurice Ellis in The Case of Philip Lawrence nypl.digitalcollections.fb6d0c30-0b30-0134-ce38-00505686a51c.001.w

Frauline Alvor and Maurice Ellis in “The Case of Philip Lawrence,” 1937, a play written by George MacEntee about a college graduate (Ellis) who is unable to find honest employment, goes to work in a numbers racket, and is framed for the murder of a white gangster.

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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