Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan: Sep. 10, 1928

Ringside. The writing of "racket" plays has become a racket in itself. This play, the latest in the Fight Game series, improves on many of its predecessors by furnishing a complete set of characters of its own instead of "ad-libbing" from the newspapers. The square jawed hero, for example, is a lightweight instead of the usual heavyweight. He is not a facsimile of Benny Leonard, Sammy Mandell or any other celebrity. He is simply Bobby Murray, a type instead of a borrowed headline. Actor Richard Taber makes the part into a distinct, albeit dull...