Theatre Notes, Aug. 13, 1928

From Ziegfeld's Follies chorines have gone to grand opera (Mary Lewis), a title (Jessica Brown, Countess of Northesk), "the dogs" (libel law prohibits names), the drama (Ina Claire). Few return. An exception is La Claire, whom many regard as the most pleasing U. S. actress. She contracted last week to star for Ziegfeld's fall musical piece, Nell Gwynne.

To Mrs. Grace A. Fendler the Supreme Court in Manhattan last week awarded $781,891.10, royalties due her from The Bird of Paradise, alleged plagiarism of her play In Hawaii. Oliver Morosco, producer, Richard Walton Tully, writer,...

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