The Play Pictorial Volume 5

The Play Pictorial Volume 5

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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. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...two pairs of happy lovers, one pair of impostors are kicked out of the castle. a a a You have read the criticisms long since. I need only assure you that Mr. George Edwardes' latest production is a great popular success. The play (Mr. Paul Rubens and Colonel Newnham-Davis are the authors) and the music are equally delightful. The exquisite rose garden, and the gilded ball-room at Egbert Castle are places to dream about. Players, authors, scenic artists, and Mr. George Edwardesare to be congratulated. Fred. Dangerfielp. Men: We're flunkeys high a-id haughty! Girls: We're housemaids prim and pert! Lady Betty looks up her advertisement in the Morning Post, and astonishes the butler with a letter which is supposed to have come Irom her father. TO LONDON ON A WILD GOOSE-CHASE. % % The names o the men in the back row are Messrs. Hamworth, Palmer, Frank Walsh, Scotl Melville, Borrilt, ami Harrington. TROOPER SMITH ARRIVES AT EGBERT CASTLE. AND LADY BETTY PROCEEDS TO CAPTIVATE HIM. Betty: I saw you at the cricket match--are you a General? Smith: Don't make me laugh (By George, she is a ripper)--I'm only a trooper--and the horses bite at me. Betty: We're going to have a party this evening--will you come? It w ill be such fun! Smith: Party! I don't think that's possible, miss--because--well, you see I'm on duty. Betty: You won't come? Not if/ asked you to? Not if I were awfully sweet, and made a fearful fuss of you? Smith: I can't--I can't. Besides, my colonel would be sure to spot me. Betty: Oh, no, he wouldn't. Couldn't you--wouldn't you--just for tonight, dress up as one of the servants? I know! Come as a butler. Smith: I'd like to " butlc " fearfully, but I never have bulled. Howdoes one bulle? Betty: Then you will? Smith (thinking...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236970799
  • 9781236970794