Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Dec. 24, 1934

Calling All Stars (words & music by Lew Brown & Harry Akst; Lew Brown, producer). There are at present three other musical shows in Manhattan.* As a group, they are above-the-average entertainment. Some have better scenery, better dances, better lyrics than Calling All Stars. But Producer Brown's show need yield nothing in such notable moments as these:

Phil Baker, the apotheosis of Broadway sophistication, in his old routine of being heckled from a box. In the box this time is loud Lou Holtz, the most ribald and...

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