Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: May 7, 1928

Bottled is not, as the title might imply, a noisy melodrama of ginthetic sin. Rather, it is a quiet and delicious little comedy about the descendants of a Kentucky distiller who have inherited his plant but who are unable to profit thereby because of the exigencies of the Volstead law and the severities of their progenitor's robust and thrifty widow. At last, after selling her their shares in the enterprise so that she may continue her proud traffic in bootleg, they go away from the old distillery on various romantic errands. Bottled was...

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