The Theater: New Play in Manhattan, Sep. 21, 1942

Janie (by Josephine Bentham & Herschel Williams; produced by Brock Pemberton) tells of a new Junior Miss up to new junior mischief. It tells it in terms of the present, when small towns lie chockablock with army camps, and harum-scarum, boy-crazy young things, talking weird slang in whiny voices, give high-school seniors the go-by and dashing privates the come-on. One night, while her parents are out, Janie (Gwen Anderson) throws a small party for the military, which by midnight achieves riotous and regimental proportions. Coca-Cola gives way to Scotch, soldiers get locked in...

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