The Galloper: A Play in Three Acts

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C. Scribner's sons, S. French, 1909 - American drama - 300 pages
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Page 137 - ... Outside it are set plants in green tubs, and above it is stretched a striped green-and-white awning. To the reading room the principal entrance is through a wide door set well down in the left wall. It is supposed to open into the hall of the hotel. Through this door one obtains a glimpse of the hall, where steamer trunks and hatboxes are piled high upon a black-and-white tiled floor. In the right wall there is another door, also well down on the stage. It is supposed to open into a corridor...
Page 138 - ... riding boots, and Norfolk jacket of rough tweed. His slouch hat, with a white puggaree wrapped around it, lies on the table beside him. GRIGGS stands at the edge of the French window looking off left. In his hand he holds a notebook in which he takes notes. He is supposed to be watching the soldiers who are passing. He is a pompous little man of about forty with eyeglasses. He wears a khaki uniform similar to that of an officer of the British army, with the difference that the buttons are of...
Page 134 - BY CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS This play is in every way protected by the copyright law. Without the permission of the owners of the acting rights it cannot be produced either by professionals or amateurs. Reprinted by permission of Charles Scribner's Sons. THE GALLOPER 394503 22, 1906, at the GARDEN THEATRE, New York, by HENRY W.
Page 138 - Before tJie curtain rises one hears a drum-and-fife corps playing a lively march, and the sound of people cheering. This comes from the rear and to the left, and continues after the curtain is up, dying away gradually as though the band, and the regiment with it, had passed and continued on up the street. Anstruther is discovered, seated on the lower right-end corner of the table, with his right foot resting on the chair at that corner. He is reading the Paris "New York Herald
Page 139 - States Army leggings and tan shoes. On the table are his slouch hat and the khaki-colored helmet of GRIGGS. CAPTAIN O'MALLEY enters right. He is a dashing young Irishman, in the uniform of an officer of the Greek Army. He halts to right of ANSTRUTHER and salutes. CAPT. O'MALLEY. Pardon, I am Captain O'Malley of the Foreign Legion. Am I addressing one of the foreign war correspondents ? CAPT. ANSTRUTHER. Yes. CAPT. O'MALLEY. (Showing him a visiting card.) Pardon, is this your card? CAPT. ANSTRUTHER....
Page 139 - CAPT. ANSTRUTHER. Yes. CAPT. O'MALLEY. (Showing him a visiting card.) Pardon, is this your card? CAPT. ANSTRUTHER. (Reading card.) "Mr. Kirke Warren." No. CAPT. O'MALLEY. Do you know if Mr. Warren is in this hotel ? CAPT. ANSTRUTHER. I couldn't tell you. We arrived in Athens only last night.
Page 136 - ACT III An Inn near Volo, between the Greek and Turkish lines.

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