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Evening Standard from London, Greater London, England • 9

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Evening Standard Tuesday November 2 1937 9 London Three Skittish Little Men After Dark WELL said Hecate to Weird Sisters do commend your and it is high time id something of the sort to Sherek Wiere Brothers: to do which last ivw edition of and Rhythm at the Dorchester gives me an opportunity Three extraordinarily skittish little men suddenly appear wearing improbable Western hats and white dinner jackets They sing a skittish little song play half a dozen bars on the violin sigh with infinite satisfaction at a work well done and suddenly realise that they have only just bcjTof a twitter they skip into a very ouick absurd little dance in unison except for darting head movements that flow in cascades of them the smallest and most skittish the one whose smile shows even more gleaming teeth than the always Reis the best of it If they do an acrobatic trick he has always done less work than the other two but always finishes in the middle with the other two iowin nd minds A superb trio of clowns the Wieres unique and enchanting Marion and Irma the newcomers to the show you may remember as a pair of exquisitely made charmers who climb all over each other getting into quite impossible positions at and balancing there through rhythmic jerky but not ungraceful and u-: great towatch As to whether the ballroom the applause Though their medium times almost contortionism they never shall all be dancing it (a Opening TONIGHT at 9 0pm Door open at 8 IS pm RONALD COLIMA IV lose their grace barring a few inevitably ribby moments May I remind Mr Cochran that he owes them a musical comedy? The great Russell Swann is still the amiable compere and as for his conjuring the tricks that are not done by his pageboy or his gramophone or that are not ruined by the Wiere Brothers or an obliging but dumb June Taylor are also very good The Big Apple TIER COCHRANS in the Park the Troeadero Grill Room has been reinforced by 17-year-old Miss Louise Kline and her equally youthful-looking partner Bill Ball Until a few weeks ago this pair I am informed had rarely left their home town of Charlotte North Carolina There they picked up from negros the steps of a new dance called the Big Apple and won a contest at a local cinema Since then they have been (I quote my informant verbatim) to the forefront of the dancing and the Big Apple has The dance appeared to me to be bination of the Charleston and the sand-dance with some of the body movements of the rumba It is tapless but intricately With MADELEINE CARROLL DOUGLAS FAIRBANKS JR DAVID NIVEN AUBREY SMITH RAYMOND MASSEY foofaecYty DAVID OSELZNICK In aid of the British Empire Cancer Campaign and the Sydney Corrott SUNDAY TMES vs- I CONSIDER IT MAGNIFICENT have my doubts though a modified form of it might catch on Its steps have such intriguing names as and Swing and Some of Mr Young Ladies dance it with Miss Kline and Mr Ball and seem to have acquired proficiency though that does not mean that it is easy And in case it matters to you I am begged to add that when it is danced by Miss Kline and Mr Ball without the chorus it is more properly called the Little Apple From Crazy Days visitors to the Grosvenor House are Stanley Lupino and company from at the Shaftesbury I look forward to giving a particularly big hello to the Yacht Club Boys who open a season at the Cafe de Paris next Thursday A new edition of Revudeville is due at the Windmill on Monday Matthew IS or gate Frances Day in NEW version of Beverley with Frances Day and George Lacy heading the cast opened at Golders Green Hippodrome last night THE DESERT with Harry Welchman in his original part of the Red Shadow is the attraction at Streatham Hill Theatre this week The Margot this production is Miss Doris Francis fT'ULIP the musical comedy produced by Miss Anne Croft at the Id Alhambra two years ago Wimbledon Theatre this week AT the Watford Palace this week Edward Nelson Players present While Parents by Anthony Kiznmins VERY satisfying performance with simplified scenery for its five acts and 23 scenes was done at the Theatre Hammersmith last night with Donald Wolfit as the Macbeth and Phyllis Neilson-Terry the Lady Macbeth To-night is and The Taming of the and Merchant of come later in the week A Continental Quartet TJSTENmG once more to Feri Roth and his colleagues at the Wigmore Hall last evening one was to find their work more endearing than ever among that of Continental Quartets who pay us regular visits so fine-drawn yet vigorous is it Between the Brahms (A minor Op 51 No 2) and Beethoven Quartets they played First dating from 30 years ago and owing its charm to spontaneity not to the fractional distillation of discords All the same it was the older compositions that sounded the depths of their musicianship His magic words transformed the name Dreyfus into a chapter of mankinds SURE LKE A GOOD mmmi The Greatest Actor of the Age UK Off BARBARA STANWYCK COMES THROUGH AS USUAL WITH A BRILLIANT PERFORMANCE STELLA DALLAS WILL CERTAINLY DRAW APPROVAL FROM THE says News of the World" EMILE Gloria Holdea Out ul Cal hem an a Tnuxan-iy S3S 430040 MS I te Box Olltc or UU 110 PAR ADICF 1 89 REGENT STREET RKiENTj 5 4.

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