The Theater: New Revue in Manhattan, Dec. 27, 1948

Lend an Ear (sketches, lyrics & music by Charles Gaynor; produced by William R. Katzell, Franklin Gilbert & William Eythe) blossoms out, after a long, wintry start, into a really gay intimate revue. Hailing from the West Coast, it often has a rough-diamond, loud-check sense of fun about it; and can be strenuously youthful as well as unpolished. But it has the greatest of assets for an intimate revue—a satiric eye and sassy tongue; and when it manages to be deft and daft at once, is thoroughly hilarious.

Its best jokes are family jokes,...

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