The Theatre: Errors of Comedy

Thanksgiving week saw three comedies open on Broadway, all of them bad. Aries Is Rising (by Caroline North & Earl Blackwell) featured a lady astrologer, suggested that the producers themselves were guided by astrology in putting it on. Ring Two (by Gladys Hurlbut), George Abbott's third production of the season, was penny amusing and pound silly. I Know What I Like (by Sculptor Justin Sturm) displayed a huge statue by Columnist Westbrook Pegler which stole the show. It may also have inspired it. "If Peg can do sculpture," Sculptor Sturm perhaps told himself,...

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