The Theater: New Play in the World, Nov. 17, 1941

Jim Dandy (by William Saroyan; released by National Theater Conference) is a good show at least part of the time; whether it is a play is another question. It might as well have been called Fun & Stuff in the San Francisco Public Library. According to frabjous Author Saroyan, "it contains no characters, no imitations of people, and no plot. It contains the writer (weight 170), the reader when read, and the beholder when seen."

But Author Saroyan, for once, is unfair to himself. His latest theatrical what-is-it, which he has literally given to the world,* is like watching the romp of...

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