In celebration of being awarded a Pulitzer Prize for having written the best American play of 1920 ("Beyond the Horizon"), theater critic Walter Prichard Eaton (1878 – 1957) saw fit to slip playwright Eugene O'Neill his back hand with a double-dose of venomous criticism:
"...O'Neill's work to date remains intellectually and spiritually thin."
If you would like to read a 1935 magazine article about the many successes of Eugene O'Neil, click here.
Click here to read another 1920s magazine
article about Eugene O'Neill.