The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Feb. 17, 1930

Many A Slip. One of the most effective wiles employed by theatrical ladies is the bogus pregnancy. The ingenue of It's A Wise Child (TIME, Aug. 19) uses it to rid herself of a repulsive fiance. The heroine of Many A Slip adopts it, upon the advice of her mother, to provoke just the opposite effect—a proposal of marriage from a cynical and recalcitrant swain. Once she gets him, she learns that babies do not always come with husbands and is highly embarrassed by the arrival of...

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