Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Jan. 23, 1933

Foolscap (by Gennaro Curci & Eduardo Ciannelli; Sheppard & Buchanan, producers) opens in a ward of a madhouse. A bewhiskered gentleman in a Chevrolet has just bumped into a goaty little man in an Isotta Fraschini. They introduce themselves from adjoining cots, the former being none other than George Bernard Shaw, the latter Luigi Pirandello. Since they are to be confined for at least a week while their bruises heal, the international playwriting team agrees to concoct a drama to be acted by the asylum's inmates.

It is a patient who thinks...

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