Radio: The Week in Review

In a week studded with good dramatic revivals on NBC, the biggest and best was the Producers' Showcase lavish production of The Women. This feline free-for-all, written in 1936 by Clare Boothe Luce, remains an actresses' field day, and Ruth Hussey, Shelley Winters, Mary Astor, Nancy Olson, Valerie Bettis and Cathleen Nesbitt waged an exciting conflict for domination of the manless stage. A few of the more trenchant lines were dropped from the TV version of the play, and Paulette Goddard and Mary Boland seemed miscast as the viper-tongued Sylvia Fowler and the gigolo-collecting Countess de Lage.

Following the 90-minute telecast of...

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