The Theater: New Plays: Apr. 14, 1923

Elsie. Just another musical comedy, picked, it would seem, at random from the patent filing case of girl and musical entertainment. The plot, formula 7-B, concerns itself with the wastrel son of a rich and rather bourgeois family, who marries an actress in defiance of his parents' social ambitions for him, and then, calling to his aid the spirit of love, sweetness and light, makes them approve of her and repent their boorish behavior toward her. The music written by Sissle and Blake, authors of the Negro...

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