A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from November 28, 2022
“There’s nothing wrong with show business that good shows won’t cure”


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3 May 1932, Daily News (New York, NY), “Behind the News” by Sidney Skolsky, pg. 34, col. 1:
There’s nothing wrong with the movies that money can’t cure.

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16 May 1932, Indianapolis (IN) News, “Headliner Pianist Does Not Like Talkies,” pg. 7, col. 3:
“There’s nothing wrong with the show business that good shows won’t cure.”
(Spoken by Lee Sims, pianist.—ed.)

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6 January 1936, Daily News (New York, NY), “Listening In” with Don Walker, pg. 40, col. 2:
... with the best contribution, I thought, from Max Gordon: “There is never anything wrong with the theatre that a good play won’t cure.”

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20 October 1932, Daily News (New York, NY), “Broadway” by Ed Sullivan,
I Think
(...)
That there’s nothing wrong with the theatre that good shows won’t cure.

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19 June 1938, Indianapolis (IN) Sunday Star, “Novel Movie Note” by Corbin Patrick, pt. 5, pg. 1, col. 8:
HENRY BUSSE having sustained last week the theory that there’s nothing wrong with show business a good show won’t cure, ...

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9 September 1938, Daily News (New York, NY), “Broadway” by Danton Walker, pg. 50, col. 4:
Broadway, however, will always be the heart of show business and, to borrow a line from Max Gordon, there is nothing wrong with the theatre that a good play won’t cure.

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11 June 1961, Sunday News (New York, NY), “Where Has the Audience Gone?” by John Chapman, sec. 2, pg. 3, col. 1:
There is an old saying on Broadway that there is nothing wrong with the theatre that a good play can’t cure.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityMusic/Dance/Theatre/Film/Circus • Monday, November 28, 2022 • Permalink