The Theater: New Play in Manhattan, Jan. 20, 1947

The Big Two (by L. Bush-Fekete & Mary Helen Fay; produced by Elliott Nugent & Robert Montgomery) has a well-intentioned topical slant, but is really old folderol under new flags. It is one more tale of a man and girl divided by everything but their love for each other; only here, instead of being Guelph & Ghibelline, or Roundhead & Cavalier, they are a Soviet officer and an American newspaper correspondent (Philip Dorn & Claire Trevor). They meet in Russian-occupied Austria—the girl is there on her own, looking for an American who did treasonable broadcasts for the Nazis; the Russian is...

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