Theatre: New Plays: Sep. 27, 1926

Naughty Riquette. Into some nonsense about a naughty Parisian telephone operator who proves in Monte Carlo that she is honest, the Shuberts have cast two capable performers. Mitzi, light-footed, long-haired, emerges from the dim past to yodel stale lines with broad vocal nuances. About her plump, Hungarian person the show revolves. From Stanley Lupino, English comedian, it draws its light. This superb clown flashes one of the season's gems in his sensational disclosure of the shocking impotence of Calvin Coolidge, Alfred Smith and Lloyd George, none of whom can lay eggs, grow...

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