Theatre: New Play in Manhattan: May 25, 1931

Perfectly Scandalous— In the beaverboard Park Avenue apartment of Capitalist Sydney North lives a curious set of people—North, his young and frivolous wife, his adopted daughter, his sister and her stepson. Their domestic entanglements are set forth right away by having Mr. North's private secretary read off an explanatory statement, as in the oldtime first-scenes between butlers and maids. Mr. North's sister's stepson is loved by Mr. North's adopted daughter. His wife is loved by the private secretary who wants her to elope with him. Mr. North's sister's stepson, a vapid character,...

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