Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Sep. 12, 1927

Burlesque. Last week loud applause came to a young actress who found herself bowing to bravos as featured player of the season's first hit, while her ears still rang with the jazz jingles she crooned only two years ago in the smoky staleness of a night club. Barbara Stanwyck came that suddenly to the apogee of Broadway nights. At first she sang in a cabaret and imitated stage celebrities. Then she had an understudy part in Lily Sue (because Willard Mack* happened to notice her tall, auburn beauty), later a role in...

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