Books: Make Whoopee

SHOW GIRL—J. P. McEvoy—Simon & Schuster ($2). Apropos of Show Girl, Florenz Ziegfeld has written (or, at least, signed) his first book review; and in the distinguished Saturday Review of Literature at that. Likening the lives of showfolk to "April days blended of sun and showers," Mr. Ziegfeld brings Author McEvoy to task for letting his version of Broadway make such unadulterated whoopee. However, reviewer praises author as "a lusty fellow" who "writes with gusto" of Dixie Dugan "the hottest little wench that ever shook a scanty at a tired business man." Other...

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