The Theater: Old Play in Manhattan, Mar. 23, 1942

A Kiss For Cinderella (by Sir James M. Barrie; produced by Cheryl Crawford & Richard Krakeur). Twenty-five years after Maude Adams chose A Kiss For Cinderella for her last appearance on Broadway, Cinemactress Luise Rainer chose it for her first. Twenty-five years can do even crueler things to a play than to a woman.

Barrie's sentimental fantasy about a half-starved Cinderella of the London slums, who cares for tiny orphans, has gorgeous dreams of a fairy ball and finds a real-life Prince Charming in the person of a London bobby, seems today as offensively...

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