Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Oct. 18, 1937

The Fireman's Flame (written and produced by Jerrold & John Krimsky respectively) is for beer drinkers in a whiskey mood. It records a seething rivalry between two rival fire companies in Manhattan's 80s; the love of an heir long lost for the ward of a Wall Street "fox"; the evil designs of two villains upon the fox's fortunes; the inevitable triumph of integrity. In the course of the fustian action, a locket is spirited from a painted backdrop bureau, hot villainous breath ruffles ostrich feathers on a period hat, a ticker tape registers...

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