Theatre: New Play in Manhattan: Apr. 25, 1938

What a Life (by Clifford Goldsmith; produced by George Abbott). Producer George Abbott, last season's home-run slugger (Room Service, Brother Rat), this season struck out in his first three times at bat. But last week he came up for the fourth time, clouted the ball safely into .the outfield. Not hit so hard as Brother Rat, What a Life travels pretty much in the same direction. Substituting high school for military academy, What a Life is as adolescent as a changing voice, as clean as a West Pointer's white ducks. Chief amusement centres in Henry Aldrich (Ezra Stone), a cross between...

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