The Theater: New Play in Manhattan, Feb. 7, 1944

Wallflower (by Mary Orr and Reginald Denham; produced by Meyer Davis) turns a Tarkington fable about two teenage stepsisters into a smoking-car joke. During a raid on a roadhouse, one of the sisters and one of her sister's discarded boy friends are found in an upstairs room. Eventually, of course, it turns out that people had very ribald imaginations.

There have been likable kid plays (e.g., the current Kiss and Tell) that have left a young girl's reputation hanging on a hickory limb, only to show in the end that she didn't go...

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