The Theater: New Play in Manhattan, Dec. 24, 1945

Dream Girl (by Elmer Rice; produced by The Playwrights' Co.) is the season's first entertaining light comedy and the stage's first use of an entertaining light-comedy idea. Playwright Rice has examined a day in the life of young Georgina Allerton (Betty Field), a reckless, vast-repertoried daydreamer. A high-spirited little goose, Georgina is a chain-smoker of aromatic fantasies. She is far better at dramatizing than at understanding herself, and has a bit of trouble sorting out the men in her life.

There is a married book-jobber who is useful for visions of glamorous sinning...

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