The Theater: New Plays in Manhattan, Dec. 15, 1952

I've Got Sixpence (by John van Druten) is well intended and very ill contrived. The author of The Voice of the Turtle is frankly preaching man's need for some kind of faith. But in the very act of bringing the light, the dramatist in van Druten himself has lost his way. I've Got Sixpence is never persuasive and only fitfully lively.

As in The Voice of the Turtle, the play introduces two kinds of modern girl. One (Vicki Cummings), worldly and anxious for security and comfort, snares a conventionally religious Roman Catholic; their life...

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