The Theater: New Play in Manhattan, Sep. 15, 1947

The Magic Touch (by Charles Raddock & Charles Sherman; produced by John Morris Chanin) is the new season's first—and may well be its worst—play. It is a farce about a young couple struggling to get by on $28.50 a week, and a plunging publisher who sniffs a best-seller in their story. Hitting a hundred wrong notes, all fortissimo, The Magic Touch is just about as nitwitted as it is nerve-racking.


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