Cinema: The New Pictures: Aug. 5, 1940

The Boys From Syracuse (Universal] is prime Rodgers & Hart champagne Broadway 1938, rebottled. One more reworking of the George Abbott reworking of William Shakespeare's reworking of Plautus' reworking of the old mistaken-identity story of a double set of twins, the plot is the flattest part of the show. As bubbly as ever are the songs This Can't Be Love, Sing for your Supper, Falling in Love With Love, He and She, fortified by two new Rodgers & Hart numbers, Who Are You and The Greeks Have No Word For It.

Though the resources of the camera permit Joe Penner to double...

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