Theatre: New Musicals in Manhattan: Jan. 3, 1938

Between the Devil (by Howard Dietz and Arthur Schwartz; produced by Messrs. Shubert). When Between the Devil was floundering through New Haven and Philadelphia tryouts last October, its plot concerned an exuberant Englishman (Jack Buchanan.) who married two girls at once simply because he loved them both. After two months of meditation the producers decided that such wantonness would never go down, so Jack Buchanan was allowed wife No. 2 only because he thought No. 1 was lost in a shipwreck. Unfortunately for the show, this unworkable narrative contrivance does not go down...

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