The Theater: New Plays in Manhattan, Nov. 16, 1953

The Solid Gold Cadillac (by Howard Teichmann & George S. Kaufman) is at best goldplated, but that still leaves it considerably brighter than most current Broadway comedies. Furthermore, it proves a perfect vehicle for Josephine Hull, who exhibits her best You Can't Take It With You and Arsenic and Old Lace manner.

The authors have written what they call a fairy tale—a good enough term for what it would be hard to call a play. In it, Miss Hull is an exactress who is also a tiny stockholder in a vast corporation. She attends...

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