The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Sep. 23, 1929

Remote Control. Effective plays may be fashioned about Love and Death and Vanity because these are common concern of the race. So is Radio, which can cause as much turmoil as any of the other three. Consider the malefactions at Chicago's station WPH. An ominous spiritualist called Dr. Workman was broadcasting questions with ghost-given answers. The studio was plunged in darkness, for only so could he connect with his wise phantoms. Whereupon an ugly bevy of Chicago's finest gunmen entered, stripped the jewelry from some debutantes who were about to advertise a...

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