Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Sep. 14, 1931

Friendship. For his many admirers, the mere sight of George Michael Cohan on a stage is sufficient entertainment for an evening. Elfishly he wags his head and feet, solemnly marches around chairs, makes quick, delightful gestures with his hands, makes and repeats quiet, sure remarks to the other characters. He is immensely enjoyable because he seems never to act, which means that he is acting hard all the time. It may. therefore, surprise but not disappoint his admirers to learn that Friendship is not a good play by any means. Nor will...

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