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SMAD. An Organ of Student Opinion. 1936. Volume 7. Number 8.

Highlights of the Show

Highlights of the Show.

One or two things stood out in a show full of good ideas. There was the men's ballet, reminiscent of "Top Hat," with Rangi Logan as a most competent soloist. And the "Feelie" Ballet. McGhie, the Oracle of two years ago, was always convincing and impressive. The part of Gee Bee fits him perfectly. With his characteristically dry manner and method of speech, it is virtually no effort for him to make a success of it.

Simpson and Christesen were beautifully imperturbable. We shan't forget the way they faced the music after having forgotten the last verse of the "Companies Act." To improvise in rhymed verse is not an easy thing and they wisely and very funnily continued the song with a "Tra, la la la."

The rest of the cast was fair. Cora Duncan's ballets were good all through, and beautifully dressed.

Joey's handling of the crowds, his colours and lighting, and the arrangement of the choruses were also a very memorable part of the show which, as we have intimated, bids fair to keep up the standard set in recent years.