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Play with Anti-nazi Theme Hailed in New York

“The American Way,” a cavalcade of American history which opens with the arrival of German immigrants at Ellis Island in 1886 and closes with a Nazi meeting in a small American town, opened at the Center Theater on Saturday night and was met with a storm of applause from the audience which was echoed by acclaim in the press. It features Frederick March as a German immigrant cabinet maker who is killed in defying the fanaticism of a German Bund meeting and is eulogized as an American as his coffin is carried through the main street of the Ohio town in the last scene. The two-act play was written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.