The Theatre: New Plays: Mar. 3, 1924

New Toys. Though the authors of this comedy had no hand in The First Year, it might be called The Second Year. Like most sequels, it is comparatively weak. Authors Milton Herbert Cropper and Oscar Hammerstein, II, have taken a young couple for whom two years of marriage and the arrival of the baby have rubbed life the wrong way.

Ernest Truex gives a telling, life-like performance, makes his very silences work for him. It is unerringly deft acting, but seems to belong to another play.

The Chiffon Girl. The libretto is inanely...

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