Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: May 21, 1928

The High Hatters. Neither very funny nor very exciting, this slangy little mystery farce was wafted quietly into a theatre by a draught from the wings when someone left the stage door open to the lazy mid-spring airs of Broadway. It summarizes the doings of two second story men who become inmates in a boobyhatch so that they can practice their profession without legal interruption.

Blackbirds of 1928. Every small-time circuit travels upon the sometimes not so nimble limbs of its tap dancers. These are often the riff-raff of their profession; the...

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