Theater: New Plays in Manhattan: Aug. 20, 1928

The Vanities. Tanned, tamed after four months in federal penitentiary at Atlanta, Earl Carroll last October said good-bye to Warden John Wilson Snook.†returned to Manhattan, with nimble fingers went about the work of crocheting the seventh edition of his Vanities, lewd, nude, lusty revue. Last week it had its premiere; inaccurate cries of "Author!" brought Perjurer-Producer Carroll to the stage. Broadwayfarers howled obsequious approval, others beat their hands, a few figuratively beat their breasts. Carroll, producer, had produced; his show was a success.

No dilettante, Carroll knows a beautiful female body when he sees...

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