The Theatre: New Play in Manhattan: Jun. 17, 1935

Earl Carroll's Sketch Book, with no more Broadway openings promised until August, officially rings out the 1934-35 theatre season with lots of fuss, little fun. This year's Carrolling is supposed to represent in 50 scenes a U. S. chorine's idea of her nation's past. The doll-voices of a bevy of "the most beautiful girls in the world" inaugurate this motif by squealing in unison:

Now bear with me and you shall see

Our little book of history. . . .

The "hysterical historical" sketches begin with George Washington discussing a radio broadcast about...

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