Plays, Pantomimes and Tableaux for Children

Plays, Pantomimes and Tableaux for Children

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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. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...Fritz And Frida, Hillfoot children, six to ten years old. Karo, the dog. Mother. Santa Claus. Ebbo And Elsa, Hilltop children. HILLTOP AND HILLFOOT SCENE I CHRISTMAS EVE Scene: A cottage in Germany. Scantily furnished room with fireplace, table, chest of drawers, five chairs, or three chairs and wooden bench, wooden stool, low bed in corner, two doors and practicable window.1 Hooks or nails in outside door to hold wraps. Candle burning on mantelpiece, making a dim light. Watch-dog 2 (part to be taken by boy or man in costume) asleep by fireplace. Fritz and Frida in traditional German garb are discovered setting a little fir-tree in center of table and trimming it with fringed tissue paper, tiny red apples, gilt stars or any decorations that poor children might find or make. Frida. (Trimming tree.) The dark is coming and the candle shines Like a bright star to lead the mother home. 1 Window need only be simulated, If Santa Claus can enter by fireplace. 2 Entire part of dog may be omitted, if no costume can be Now let us hasten, so that all may be Ready and fit to welcome her we love. Fritz. (Trimming tree.) The fir-tree's proud and holds his tiny head Straight up to show how strong and brave he is. I love the trees. As father was, I'll be A forester when I am grown a man. Frida. Do you recall the verse that mother taught? The fir-tree is sighing Alone in the wood. He's patiently trying His best to be good, For only good fir-trees In all the world wide, Are chosen for Christmas Whatever betide. Fritz. This tree was good. I'm very sure of that. Each needle that he bears is fresh and green. Come! one more star to deck his dusky boughs And mother's gifts we'll lay beside his feet. found for him. A fur rug or buffalo robe, fur mittens and dogmask are...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236634284
  • 9781236634283