"I'll Leave it to You": A Light Comedy in Three Acts

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S. French, Limited, 1920 - 71 pages
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Page 72 - A mystery melodrama in 3 acts. By Bernard J. McOwen and JP Riewerts. Produced originally at the Forrest Theatre, New York. 6 males, i female. I interior scene. Modern costumes. Ghosts — any ghosts for that matter — will make an audience shout, shiver and shake, but a Blue Ghost is something again to be reckoned with. Here the authors have succeeded in giving you something navel, a play that will send your local theatre-goers wild over its nonsense, suspense, and bloodcurdling situations.
Page 72 - CENTS. THE JADE GOD Mystery play in prologue and 3 acts. Dramatized from Alan Sullivan's novel by William Edwin Barry. Produced originally at the Cort Theatre in New York. 6 males, 4 females. i interior scene. Modern costumes. A young novelist turns detective to clear up a murder mystery that has baffled the police and prevented the murdered man's daughter from marrying him. He proceeds on the theory that murderers return to the scene of their crime. The former gardener and suspect turns up and is...
Page 43 - ... George Washington. MRS. CROMBIE: He wasn'ta fraud. DANIEL: We only have his word for it. Besides he knew his father had seen him cut down the cherry tree. That's why he confessed. Anyhow, why should you think I am? MRS. CROMBIE: Because you obviously know nothing about mining, and I happen to know that there is no such thing as a mountain in South America called the Grand Slam. I was determined to find out as much as I could about you on account of my daughter. DANIEL (rises): My dear madam,...
Page 73 - ... interested in helping poor and inexperienced devotees of the theatre, provided that they were beautiful. The old rogue is shot, and all the clues point to the brother of his latest protege, who is arrested, tried, convicted and sentenced to death. His sister, as is the custom in all good melodramas of this nature, does some sleuthing and runs down some clues which seem to point to the real murderer. The sister works her evidence into the form of a play in which she plays the heroine and presents...
Page 73 - Benson, a theatrical producer, who, having acquired a wealthy financial "angel," is rehearsing a drama. This angel, Wilbur Craig, is in love with Gladys Earle, who is the star. Into their lives comes Miss Earle's former husband and leading man, Austin Jewett, once a Broadway idol, now a derelict. No one, says Benson, can play the hero except Jewett; and Jewett disheveled and slightly inebriated, is therefore engaged, much to the embarrassment of his former wife. Into a trapdoor on the stage of the...
Page 73 - A melodrama in 3 acts. By Dodson L. Mitchell and Clyde North. Produced originally at the Longacre Theatre, New York. 10 males, 3 females. Modern costumes. i interior scene. The story is concerned with David Benson, a theatrical producer, who, having acquired a wealthy financial "angel,
Page 76 - Clare Kummer James Forbes William C. DeMllle Louis N. Parker Lewis Beach Guy Bolton Edward E. Rose Marc Connelly Lynn Starling Josephine Preston Peabody Catherine Chlsholm Cushing Clyde Fitch Earl Derr Blggers Thomas Broadhurst Charles Klein Bayard Velller...
Page 74 - His father and mother assume that he is trying to elope with the actress, and try to save him. Before they discover that the girl is the niece of their most influential townsman, the man from whom senior Jones hopes to get a good job, they have let themselves in for many embarrassing complications. With this matter reasonably adjusted, they make the further discovery that their son has...
Page 75 - York. 4 males, j females. i interior. Modern costumes. Joe Heller is a street-car inspector on $42.50 a week. Louise is his eldest daughter, an office worker, now aged twenty-one who hasn't managed to land a husband yet. Her mother's one anxiety is to get her properly married, while father's ambition is to get his son, Willie, to work. Sister Annabelle, the "kid sister" of th* family, has one passion, and that is getting out of doing her piano lessons.
Page 2 - ... torture she inflicts upon her hapless guests is when she invites the scenario writer to recite one of his hectic plots to interpretative music played at the piano by the lunatic. It is with this experience of Dulcy's bored guest! that the play reaches its highest level of satirical fun. It is Dulcy's final blunder which unexpectedly crowns all her mistaken efforts with success. A comedy of spontaneous mirth. (Royalty, twenty-five dollars.) PRICE 75 CENTS. LOVE-IN-A-MIST Play in 3 acts. By Amelie...

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