Theatre: Best Plays in Manhattan, Mar. 18, 1935

Anything Goes. The funniest man (Victor Moore) and woman (Ethel Merman) on the musicomedy stage, with Cole Porter tunes.

Escape Me Never! Elisabeth Bergner displaying virtuosity in practically no play at all.

Noah. Ingratiating Pierre Fresnay as the First Navigator in a play as charming in its way as The Green Pastures, which is also on Broadway again.

The Children's Hour. Florence McGee as a poisonous little tattletale in a girls' boarding school.

The Petrified Forest. The serious moments do not interfere with a rattling good melodrama, in which Leslie Howard gets shot.


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