Music: Gangster

On four accounts the name of Samuel Lionel ("Roxy") Rothafel was featured in last week's news: He resigned as manager of the Roxy cinemansion in Manhattan "to enter a much wider field of activity." He was mentioned as probable general director of Radio City, big midtown amusement centre being developed by John Davison Rockefeller Jr. and Radio Corp. of America. He was awarded the first biennial medal of the Music Division of the New York City Federation of Women's Clubs as "the person who has done most to advance the cause of...

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