The Theater: Anniversary Waltz

Anniversary Waltz (by Jerome Chodorov & Joseph Fields) tells of a couple (Kitty Carlisle & Macdonald Carey) who are celebrating their 15th wedding anniversary. The husband gets high enough to inform his in-laws that it is really a 16th anniversary—there was a year of unholy wedlock at the outset. No sooner are the wife's parents quieted down than the couple's teen-age kids start acting up.

In fact, the daughter Tells All on a TV show. After this, the husband is so mad —or the playwrights are so desperate—that he walks out on his wife, then comes home to a wife mad enough...

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