SMAD. An Organ of Student Opinion. 1932. Volume 3. Number 3.
The best for many a year, with youth at the prow and pleasure at the helm. In place of the usual Extrav., wielding like a snake its slow length along, a stroke of genius decided on a Revue of three short comedies—"Dry Rot." "Souled." and "Coax and Hoax."
The last received a wonderful ovation from the audiences, and enthusiastic press appreciation. Though all three were presented under noms de plume, the press discovered in Redmond Phillips the author of "Coax and Hoax," and lauded him to the skies. Macte virtute puer! However, in spite of the lukewarm press reception of "Dry Rot," we feel that as a play it was by no means weak—it was exceedingly clever, though it was not as well acted as "Coax and Hoax," and the audience missed much of the humour through insufficiently clear enunciation by one or two of the cast. "Souled" was a masterpiece of subtle wit, and the very fact of its presentation is proof enough that a Professor is a sport.
On the following Saturday a fourth presentation of the Revue was given for the Mayor's Fund for the unemployed.
The outstanding success of the Revue was very largely flue to the tireless energy of the producers. Messrs W. J. Mountjoy, jr., D. G. Edwards, and one who, we are given to understand, preferred to hide her light under an anonymous bushel.
The way of Producers is hard.