The Theater: New Revue in Manhattan, Jan. 31, 1949

All for Love (music & lyrics by Allan Roberts & Lester Lee; sketch editor, Max Shulman; produced by Sammy Lambert & Anthony B. Farrell) adds another to this season's rash of revues. It is one of the rashest—expensive, elaborate, and about as intimate as army maneuvers. This is not a wise setup for Grace & Paul Hartman (Angel in the Wings). At their best as nightclub zanies, the Hartmans are dwarfed by so large a landscape—and rather flattened out by their lines.

The skits and spiels, which are the backbone of a prosperous revue, break the back of this one. The least...

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