Cinema: New Picture, Jun. 23, 1941

Kiss the Boys Goodbye (Paramount) left Broadway in the form of a satiric comedy devoted to the triumph of an egomaniacal Southern belle over a house-partyful of intellectual Yankee drunkards. It emerges from the Hollywood wringer in the guise of a musicomedy burlesque of professional Southernism.

Cindy Lou Bethany of Authoress Clare Boothe's play was a syrupy Southern blue blood who went to a Connecticut house-party with a Hollywood director to meet a Hollywood producer and salt away the screen role of Velvet O'Toole, the Confederate heroine of the national best-seller Kiss the Boys Goodbye. Paramount's Cindy Lou (Mary Martin) is...

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