Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Oct. 10, 1932

Earl Carroll's Vanities (Music & lyrics by Harold Arlen & Ted Koehler; dialog by Jack McGowan). "Perhaps I'm a doddering old softie," 0. 0. Mclntyre admits in a preface to the Vanities program, "but in these blizzardy days of a world in chaos it seems heartening that to Earl Carroll nothing is ever lost, that there is no such thing as defeat and that life itself can be a perpetual triumph."

Producer Carroll's tenth durbar is not a perpetual triumph, but it reaches zeniths of one sort and another. A young man named...

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