Theater: Poor Judy

Hot Spot sends Judy Holliday to D'hum, pronounced doom. D'hum is a semi-Tibetan, semitropical country populated in its whimsical, multialtitudinal way mostly by yaks and native girls in hula skirts. It may have seemed droll to cast Judy Holliday as a Peace Corps clown, a lady Jonah anxious to do good out where the East begins, but this musical is as funny as a tumbrel.

When Judy isn't scaring up a bogus Red-underground menace to get her man, the handsome Ugly American consul (Joseph Campanella), she drones through some tuneless tunes decomposed by Richard Rodgers' daughter Mary. The hula mob masses occasionally...

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