The Theater: New Play In Manhattan, Nov. 10, 1947

The Winslow Boy (by Terence Rattigan; produced by the Theatre Guild, H.M. Tennent Ltd. & John C. Wilson) was in real life named George Archer-Shee. Not quite 40 years ago his story—which Playwright Rattigan has followed pretty faithfully—became a cause célèbre of Edwardian England; some eight years ago Alexander Woollcott made good quick reading matter of it for snack-loving Americans.

The Winslow boy (Michael Newell) is dismissed, at the age of 13, from the British Royal Naval College at Osborne for stealing and cashing another boy's five-shilling postal order. Back home, he insists...

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