Added to the human grip of the Riley poems every appeal of musical accompaniment, artistic lighting and musical affects and setting, is used to telling purpose.
He has a voice of uncommon melody, admirably adapted to the present purpose, and his readings are entirely satisfactory.
There is universal heart appeal in the verses of James Whitcomb Riley and Mr. Homans has made wise choicein two of his best known compositions, “The Goblins 'll Git Yer Ef Yer Don't Watch Out,” and “An Old Sweetheart of Mine”
Transparencies are used to illustrate passages of the verses, but were so poorly done as to approach an incongruity, and added nothing to the beauty or feeling of the offering.
Variety 4:2 (04/13/1907)