The Theater: New Plays in Manhattan, Nov. 12, 1956

Auntie Mame (adapted from Patrick Dennis'-novel by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee) will likely be the favorite popular comedy of the season. It matters little that, far from being a sound play, Auntie Mame is really no play at all. For it will go fast and far on the inherent appeal of its chief character and the tremendous vivacity and skill of the gal who plays her. Everybody enjoys a lovable lunatic, and Rosalind Russell is a delight as the kindhearted madwoman of Beekman Place, bringing up her small nephew in a world...

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