Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Apr. 14, 1930

Broadway Shadows is a painfully stupid play which Playwright Willard Earl Simmons has completely inundated with the contents of the old hokum bucket. Surrounded by ineptitudes of property, dialog and direction, the hero is purported to be a Social Registerite. He has left home to live in a $100-a-month "tenement" near Broadway because his rich father, who looks like a holidaying subway guard, believes his son to have raised a check. The young socialite at last finds happiness by marrying another inmate of the apartment house whose daughter—acted by Baby...

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