The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Sep. 25, 1933

Heat Lightning (by George Abbott & Leon Abrams; Abbott & Dunning, producers). George Abbott can collaborate on good plays (Broadway, Coquette) as well as bad ones (Lilly Turner). His current production, neither good nor bad, is laid in a filling station on the edge of a U. S. desert. Peddling gas and oil to itinerant Mexicans, Reno divorcers, old folks on their way to die in the elephant valley of California, is the business of Olga (Jean Dixon, minus the acerbity so brilliantly displayed in Once in a Lifetime) and her young sister Myra. Surprised and shocked is Olga when her...

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