A New Play

The Passing Show of 1923 is as huge, as sumptuous, as varied as ever, but the arrangement of this hugeness, sumptuousness, et cetera, is carried out with more intelligence and better artistic taste than in any previous one of the series. There are gorgeous spectacles—royal wedding in Westminster Abbey—a striking scene wherein great chandeliers are decorated with ladies of the chorus pinch-hitting for the usual crystal ornaments—a section of the French Revolution—a flash of dear old Fujiyama —and others—dozens of others—too many to count or describe. In fact about everything spectacular that...

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