The Play Pictorial Volume 7

The Play Pictorial Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...Baker, Edith Neville, Doris Dewar, Lulu Valli, Clara Pitt. Stage under the direction of Mr. Sydney Ellison. Orchestra under the direction of Mr. Ivan Caryll. Act I. Scene Act II. Scene I Scene 2.. Office of M. Babori at his Residence, Pans (walter Hann) The Crimson Butterfly Restaurant, Mnlmaison A Studio at Malmaison (joseph Harker) Stage Manager.. Acting Manager Mr. CATHCART Mr. E. MARSHALL THE title of a Gaiety play does not count for much, nor does it matter if one piece is, in form and substance, very much like another, so long as we always get the bustling fun and jollity, the melodious music, and the pretty faces which characterise all Mr. George Edwardes's productions at the Gaiety. "The Spring Chicken," the quality of which it would be quite superfluous to talk about at this late date, is surely the giddiest of birds, inasmuch as thousands of men and women who have seen its merry antics could testify that it has not had a dull evening (unless we count Sundays) since its arrival at the Gaiety in the Spring of last year. There is not much, if any, plot to worry about. We have only to remember that "Spring, Spring, beautiful Spring" is the season for lovers, to prepare us for the change that takes place in the office of M. Babori, a successful young Paris advocate. For here it is that the story opens. It has been a bitterly cold grey morning, but, hey, presto! the sun has broken through the clouds, and the swallows are peeping in at the quickly opened windows. Thick and sombre winter hangings are torn down to be replaced by fresh green curtains. In the twinkling of an eye the office becomes gay with flowers, brightly dressed girls invade its sanctity, reason and logic are flung to the winds, and merriment and love-making...show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236566076
  • 9781236566072