Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Dec. 19, 1932

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Walk a Little Faster (words & music by E. Y. Harburg & Vernon Duke; Courtney Burr, producer). Following the prophetically mediocre opening number of this show, Bobby Clark (traditionally equipped with a dilapidated covert cloth coat, painted spectacles and short cane) and Paul McCullough (attired in a grey bearskin and tennis shoes) pop onto the stage. "All right, McCullough," says impish Mr. Clark, "this is a new revue and we won't use any of the old stuff." Whereupon, happily as of yore, his celebrated cigar shoots torped like out of his mouth...

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