Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Dec. 9, 1935

First Lady (by Katharine Dayton & George S. Kaufman; Sam Harris, producer). "What I like about Washington," remarks the hard-bitten wife of an old-time Senator early in this sterling burlesque, "is that everybody is somebody here. That puts gossip on such a high plane." On a high plane indeed is this low-down on high-ups in the nation's capital, of the sort that is whispered over a cocktail at the Carlton by someone who got it straight from a secretary at the British Embassy who got it straight from his girl in the...

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