The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Mar. 7, 1932

They Don't Mean Any Harm. Of recent years there has developed a school of British dramatists and fictioneers who undertake to demonstrate how spontaneously charming certain of their characters can be by making those characters engage in endless, silly, self-conscious horseplay. Jack plays Jill is Queen Mary, or Jill plays Jack is trying to sell her a set of dirty picture cards outside the Invalides. Simultaneously there has developed a large U. S. audience whose reaction to this sort of thing is angry boredom. If you happen to be a member of...

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