Theatre: New Plays: Apr. 28, 1924

Expressing Willie. Willie, 40-year-old bachelor, has made so much money out of toothpaste that he has leisure to discover he has a soul which also needs polishing. At his Long Island home radiant male and female butterflies foment his yearnings, having ideals to exchange for free board and lodging. Willie's old- fashioned mother sets them all down as parasites and summons Willie's boyhood sweetheart from the Middle West in the hope of once more striking a responsive chord in him.

At first this young woman (a music...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!