Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Aug. 26, 1929

Jerry for Short. William A. Grew, author of the smut-cracking comedy My Girl Friday, was mistakenly encouraged by its profits to display this naïve anecdote of innocence in Westchester County. In it romance is made difficult for a youth of the aristocracy and a peasant virgin; difficult also for Fiske O'Hara, who plays the lead and tries to ingratiate his audience by chatting and singing to them in an entr'acte.

Dinner is Served. To Manhattan's dramatic critics, sneaking back to their kennels, scorched an unwholesome yellow by the country sun, this dull...

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