Theatre: Show Business: May 29, 1939

> In Washington Rep. Dewey Short (Missouri, R.), squawked that the Federal Theatre Project produced plays with "suggestive or salacious" titles, cited as samples of "vulgar and villainous activities which the people of the U. S. must be taxed for" : The Bishop Misbehaves, Companion-mate Maggie, Just a Love Nest, The King and the Chorus Girl, Lend Me Your Husband, Old Captain Romeo's Four Wives, Up in Mabel's Room.

> At every performance of Hellzapoppin (see above}, a hireling sits in the audience clocking the belly-laughs (he ignores giggles). Early in Hellzapoppin's run, claim producers Olsen & Johnson, the show got at...

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