Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Mar. 15, 1937

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (by Barre Lyndon; Gilbert Miller, producer) is that highly desirable addition to any theatre season, a smart, smooth, crook play. The fact that the crooks involved are English considerably increases the play's novelty, for Playwright Lyndon's lawbreakers are scarcely the Edward G. Robinson type. They dress shabbily, do not use firearms and are abjectly terrified every time a tall, fatherly police sergeant appears to question or scold them. Even their slang—in which a policeman is a "rozzer," a pal is addressed as "china"— is more quaint than sinister....

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