Bartlett Cormack


Newspaper reporter-turned-playwright Bartlett Cormack stunned Broadwayites in 1927 with his ultra-realistic play The Racket. Essentially a tale of gangsterism run rampant, The Racket was also an exposť of political corruption in the 1920s, going so far as to suggest that there was many a Prohibition agent and police commissioner "on the take." The play… More


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