The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Jan. 30, 1933

Pigeons and People (by George Michael Cohan, producer), subtitled "a comic state of mind in continuous action," runs in one long act like Philip Barry's Hotel Universe. A benevolent insurance tycoon comes back to his apartment trailed by an elderly, jaunty bum named Parker (Actor

Cohan). Found on a park bench chatting familiarly with the pigeons, the bum has told the tycoon a story of his life. The tycoon, astounded by a renegade with elements of greatness, offers Parker hospitality, grudgingly refused. A neat plot, promising an idea play, skitters at that...

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