The Theater: New Musicals in Manhattan, Sep. 27, 1948

Small Wonder (produced by George Nichols III) is a pleasantly wobbly little revue whose good moments don't come quite often enough. When it turns into a satiric shooting gallery, Small Wonder is frequently very lively fun. But when it takes to warbling ready-made love ditties, or to being briskly, blatantly youthful, it is as much of a trial as an error.

Amiably enough piloted from act to act by Tom Ewell (John Loves Mary), Small Wonder is most pepped up by the singing, spoofing and sass of attractive young Mary McCarty (Sleepy Hollow). With...

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