Theater: New Play in Manhattan: Apr. 26, 1937

Babes In Arms (music & words by Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart; Dwight Deere Wiman, producer) is a dewy and precocious musicomedy about a gang of youngsters who, abandoned by their vaudevillian parents for the summer, put on a revue to keep off the county farm. If for nothing else, the production is notable as a feat of theatrical cradle-robbing; there is hardly a vote in the cast.

The two most talented babes of Babes In Arms are apparently not even eligible to operate a motor vehicle at night in New York State,...

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