Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Jun. 13, 1927

Merry-Go-Round. This second Richard Herndon revue with few people against many backgrounds may be dismissed as a sample of unseasoned summer hash, flung in a heap and presented in a panic. But out of respect to the memory of its saucy ancestor, Americana, be it recorded that William Collier calls Charles A. Lindbergh a "fly-by-nighter," that Marie Cahill recites a telephone monologue, that Evelyn Bennett dances like chained lightning, that Knox Herold catches the stern spirit of Bill Hart in a movie burlesque. Miss Bennett,* whilom "Baby Eva Tanguay" of vaudeville,...

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