Theater: New Play in Manhattan, Jan. 11, 1943

The Doughgirls (by Joseph Fields; produced by Max Gordon) tosses three man-eating women (Virginia Field, Doris Nolan, Arleen Whelan) into the wartime bedlam of Washington. The three migratory workers soon show Washington what bedlam really can be. Inside one hotel suite they virtually solve the capital's housing problem. Inside a few weeks they virtually supersede the War Manpower Commission. Broad, breezy, gagged to the gullet by Playwright Fields, The Doughgirls is nice, unfastidious fun.

In & out of Suite 354, under the agile direction of George S. Kaufman, troop susceptible generals, admirals and...

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