The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Jan. 21, 1929

Street Scene. The Manhattan house is divided against itself. There are apartments on both sides of the hall, on every floor. The June day has been a scorcher β€”"Hottest July fifteent' in fawty-one yizz. Yeah. Six dead in Chicago and no relief in sight, the paper says"β€”and Mrs. (First Floor) Florentine, Teuton wife of the Italian music teacher, is telling Mrs. (Second Floor) Jones how she "sveat all day, took a bat and sveat some more." Abraham Kaplan, also first floor, strains his eyes, moves...

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