Idiot's Delight

Both Robert E. Sherwood's Pulitzer Prize-winning play and his screen adaptation feature the sophisticated, extravagant brand of comedy which all but perished after the 1930s. Gable is a burlesque hoofer who, following WW I, takes a job as an assistant to an alcoholic mind reader, Crews. Gable relays coded information about the audience member asking questions,...read more

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