The Theater: New Musical in Manhattan, Jul. 10, 1950

Michael Todd's Peep Show is one of those torrid salutes to sex that are considered especially well suited to hot weather. Naturally, it tends to differ from anyone else's peep show, for in recent years nobody has equaled Producer Mike Todd at making burlesque resplendent, respectable and remunerative on Broadway. Of legs and the girl he sings, believing that for many a customer the lure of the female form outranks anything devisable by the human brain. Nonetheless, in show business the human brain can be a help; and Peep Show needs a terrible lot of helping.

Its girls are many, and often...

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