The Theater: New Season in Manhattan

A new season opened on Broadway last week—with a play that closed after seven performances. Called Sundown Beach, it was a sad little thing in both subject matter and treatment—a bungled tale of flyers who had cracked up mentally in the war and were trying to get out of a convalescent hospital back into life. The new season's second offering, Morey Amsterdam's Hilarities, was far more gaily conceived but not much more happily executed. It proved to be a generally cheesy vaudeville show redeemed here & there by a sort of primitive showmanship.

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