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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...SIX. A comedy in two acts, by ARTHUR LEWIs TUBBs. For two males and five females. ' Time, fort.v minutes. Costumes, modern. Scene, private parlor. The dinner is arranged to bring together two persons long separated, and who at one time were engaged to be married. Through a mistake the wrong lady is invited. The ludicrous results that follow are capitally portrayed, and afford excellent opportunities for good acting. DOCTOR CURE-ALL A comedy in two acts, by S. JENNIE SMITH. For two males and eight females. Time, twenty-five minutes. Scenery and costumes, ordinary. The doctor advertises to cure any ill that flesh is heir to. Following his treatment, the fat woman becomes distressingly thin; the lean one grows immoderately stout; the anxious mother's bashful, silent daughter becomes a noisy hoyden. The irate patients threaten the doctor with personal violence. In his terror he flees for protection to a sympathizing and wealthy widow, marries her, and escapes. DON CAESAR DE BAZAN. A comedy in three acts, from the French of Dumanois and D'Ennery. For eleven males and two females. Time, two hours and a quarter. Scenes in Madrid, Spain. Costumes of the seventeenth century. Don Caesar, a Spanish nobleman, disgraced himself by his dissipation, but being a man of noble impulses, never wholly lost the better elements of his nature. This edition was arranged by Edwin Booth for his own use. DRESSING GOWN. THE. A farce in one act, by ROBERT C. V. MEYERs. For three males and three females. Time, thirty-five minutes. Scene, interior. Costumes, modern. Mr. Peabody bu.vs a new dressing gown, and discovering that it is too long, makes that an excuse for losing his temper with every member of his household, and with some who are not. more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236824083
  • 9781236824080