"Prohibition has been pretty rough on everybody, but there is no class of people which it has hit so hard as the theatre-goers. The Federal Amendment has completely wrecked their evenings. It isn't so bad while the show is going on; the blow falls between the acts. In happier times the intermissions were the high spots of the evening..."
With pin-point accuracy, VANITY FAIR was able to identify the new minority-victim class that emerged from America's unfortunate experiment with prohibition: Broadway theater enthusiasts (It might be argued that the real victims were American bar tenders, many of whom high-tailed it over to Europe where they established a number of American-style bars).
The following page from the magazine can be classified as humor and is illustrated with six sketches by Edith Plummer.
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