The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Oct. 6, 1930

Once In A Lifetime. Although George S. Kaufman has rarely written a play all by himself, he has brightened many a theatrical season with shows in whose making he collaborated (June Moon, Beggar on Horseback, Dulcy, Merton Of The Movies). With Moss Hart the whimsically insane Kaufman touch has surpassed itself in producing Once In A Lifetime, a merciless, hilariously funny lampoon on Hollywood and the cerebral content of its creatures. The only possible adverse criticism of the play might come from spectators for the near savagery of some of the...

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