Most sensational: The Children's Hour (sex in a girl's school) and Noel Coward's Point Valaine (sex in the Caribbean).
Biggest box-office attraction: Robert Sherwood's The Petrified Forest, in which Leslie Howard runs into a mob of itinerant gangsters.
Most popular musical: Anything Goes!, with Cole Porter music and Victor Moore as Public Enemy No. 13.
Most spectacular performers: Elisabeth Bergner in Escape Me Never! and Katharine Cornell as Juliet.
Funniest comedies: Laburnum Grove (suburban British nonsense) and Three Men on a Horse (picking the ponies).
Oldest in town: Tobacco Road, Georgia back-country drama still going...