Theater: Good Old Follies

Florenz Ziegfeld, whose slick grey hair is growing thinner as his piquant, 44-year-old second wife (Billie Burke) passes on to join his svelte first (Anna Held) in Broadway's legend of beauty, knows what nostalgia is. He is one of the few gentlemen of his race and profession who can capitalize nostalgia with finesse and good taste.

When, after an interim of three years, he put together another Follies (his 23rd) and sent it out to Pittsburgh last fortnight for a tryout, he knew he had no breathtakingly...

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