The Theatre: New Plays: Apr. 21, 1924

Sitting Pretty. A musical comedy by Guy Bolton, P. G. Wodehouse, Jerome Kern. Its chief concern is to rouse interest in a millionaire who has unwittingly adopted a young crook and who wants to marry him off to a hand-picked mate. The lyrics, smooth, adroit, prettily rhymed and easily audible, are its only saving grace. Queenie Smith, with her 48 inches of saucy gaminerie, is the biggest asset. She dances like a sunbeam, stopping the show, whenever she gets in motion. Her acute low comedy sense almost twists most of her lines into a...

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