Theatre Notes, Jul. 16, 1923

Robert C. Benchley, literary buffoon of the brightest motley, is deserting the third row, aisle (critic's seat) for the opposite side of the footlights. It became public property last week that Life's theatrical commentator has accepted an engagement with the forthcoming Music Box Revue.

Mr. Benchley's metropolitan theatrical experience includes brief appearances in No, Sirree and The 49ers. Both were melanges stirred together by the critics for the benefit of themselves and their friends. His act "in one" (all by himself) where he comes before the curtain and reads the Treasurer's report...

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