The Theater: Better Late Than Ever

Night life in wartime Manhattan is terrific. War workers and service men want to hit the high spots. Men about to go into service want to drink farewell toasts. Buyers need a lift, burghers a change. Money is free, travel restricted, the present arduous, the future uncertain.

The stampede is worst in the Broadway spots, with their bargain prices, gaudy floor shows and influx of sidewalk trade; but the swish East Side clubs are going almost as strong. Variety reports that headwaiters, disguised in overcoats, stand outside two East Side clubs, being choosy about...

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