Theater: New Play in Manhattan: Jun. 12, 1933

Tattle Tales (Barbara Stanwyck & Frank Fay, producers). Eastern theatre-goers are likely to forget that the West Coast, too, has its legitimate theatre. A sample of it is Tattle Tales which, having toured the Pacific slope and then made its way toward the Appalachians by easy stages, finally arrived on Broadway. Its reception was not encouraging to Frank Fay, oldtime vaudeville master of ceremonies, and his cinematically successful wife, Barbara Stanwyck.

Mr. Fay, whose hair is red and long, belongs to that school of comedians originated by the late, droll Raymond Hitchcock....

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