The Theatre: Comedy

BEGGAR ON HORSEBACK—A brilliant dream fantasy, at which the tired business man dies a lingering death from wit.

CYRANO DE BERGERAC—Sonorous Walter Hampden valiantly gives the poetic drama more than one leg to stand on.

THE NERVOUS WRECK—The inspiriting effect of a flivver and of faith on a neurasthenic youth who goes, for farcical purposes, to the wide open spaces of the flannel shirt.

THE POTTERS—The great institution of the American family satirically exposed.

THE SONG AND DANCE MAN—George M. Cohan playing himself—and that's why it's so good.

THE SWAN—A Velvety play trimmed...

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