Theatre: Season's First

On a cool August night Manhattan's 1935-36 theatrical season last week officially opened with an inexpensive, inept, vulgar and apologetic musical review called Smile at Me (sketches by Edward J. Lambert, music by Gerald Dolin and Lambert: produced by Harold K. Berg). Strewn through an evening of unqualified shoddy were a few good vaudeville turns: singing by light tan Avis Andrews; a sadistic Death dance by Vito and Piri; a sadistic Hawaiian dance by Paul and Poppy Mears.

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