Theater: New Play in Manhattan: Nov. 27, 1933

Roberta (adapted by Otto Harbach from Alice Duer Miller's Gowns by Roberta, score by Jerome Kern; Max Gordon, producer) is another gallant try at making a handsome, funny and affecting play with music and dancing, girls and dresses. Plot: a U. S. college boy loses his girl because she thinks he is "small-town." To forget her, he visits his Aunt Minnie (Fay Templeton) who is Roberta, a famed Paris dressmaker. Planning to will her establishment to her assistant, a onetime Russian princess (Tamara), Aunt Minnie dies without signing the will, thus forcing...

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