The Theater: New Play in Manhattan, Dec. 1, 1941

Junior Miss (adapted from Sally Benson's stories by Jerome Chodorov & Joseph Fields; produced by Max Gordon). Last season Adapters Chodorov & Fields turned Ruth McKenney's My Sister Eileen stories into a gay comedy about youth which is still running on Broadway. Last week they had turned Sally Benson's Junior Miss stories into a gay comedy about adolescence which should still be on Broadway a year from now. For its characters are kids at once harum-scarum and "nice," and it mirrors the kind of middle-class family life which huge audiences chuckle at.

In the center of the picture is chubby, bright-eyed, 13-year-old...

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