Theater: New Play In Manhattan: Aug. 18, 1930

Dancing Partner. The plot of Dancing Partner is the one in which a young and disillusioned rakehell wagers that he can avail himself of the favors of an allegedly virtuous maiden, then discovers that she is impregnable and falls in love with her. Shakespeare thought it such a good idea for a play that he used it in Cymbeline. Furbished up by Producer David Belasco, the play officially inaugurated the 1930-31 season and provided one interesting innovation: a seduction scene in an airplane, high above the clouds.

The piece itself was adapted with...

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