The Theater: New Playlets in Manhattan, Aug. 16, 1943

The Army Play by Play (produced by John Golden and the Second Service Command). Last fall Producer John Golden (Lightnin', Claudia) announced a one-act play contest for soldiers. Last June he offered the top five of 114 entries to a special audience that included Eleanor Roosevelt, Mayor LaGuardia, the Duke & Duchess of Windsor, a ton of Army & Navy brass hats. The audience's enthusiasm aroused the public's envy, and last week Producer Golden offered The Army Play by Play on Broadway for a short run.

Served up with showmanship, it made a jolly...

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