The Theatre: New Plays in Manhattan, Feb. 17, 1941

Liberty Jones (by Philip Barry, music by Paul Bowles, produced by The Theatre Guild) is an allegory about Democracy and the dangers thereto. A pretty young lady named Liberty Jones is very ill in the home of her Uncle Sam, an amiable but confused businessman. She is menaced by Three Shirts of Brown, Black and Red hue, who keep appearing on the balcony outside. No remedy for her has been found by four pompous doctors called Medicine, Letters, Divinity and Law. At length, however, Liberty is raised from her sickbed, loved and defended by...

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