The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Jan. 6, 1936

George White's Scandals has been confected this year upon the principle that a couple of second-hand ideas are worth a single original one. In line with this idea, Lyricist Jack Yellen has taken equal parts of Ted Koehler's Truckin' and Irving Berlin's Top Hat, White Tie and Tails, given them a shaking and poured off something called Truckin' In My Tails. The rest of the twelfth production of George White's periodical durbar largely owes its origin to old burlesque acts, old vaudeville turns, old smoking-room stories. Nevertheless, many an item in this...

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