"Seven Keys to Baldpate"; A Mysterious Medoldramatic Farce

"Seven Keys to Baldpate"; A Mysterious Medoldramatic Farce

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...please. (To Max.) Young man, be good enough to put that gun of yours on the table. (max hesitates.) Hurry now. (max does as directed.) Now kindly remove that gun from Mr. Cargan's pocket (I'm sure he has one), and put it on the table also. He might want to take a shot at you, and I'm giving you the necessary protection. Hurry, please. MAGEE (max takes Cargan's and places it on table.) Now, Mrs. Rhodes, will you kindly ask the street car president's wife to step back into that room, then lock the door and remove the key? (myra goes slowly to room R. Mrs. R. follows her, locks the door, then comes to C. of balcony.) Thank you. And now, Miss Norton, will you kindly step down here--(mary starts downstairs and hangs muff on chair L.) and take those two revolvers from the table and place them in the hotel safe, and then close the safe and turn the combination? (mary places guns in safe, turns combination, and remains up near desk.) Thank you very much. (To men.) Now, gentlemen, I must insist that you step upstairs to the room on the right of the balcony. And, Mrs. Rhodes, will you please step over there and lock the door when these gentlemen are on the other side? (mrs. R. crosses balcony, goes to room I.., unlocks door, and stands aside for the men to pass in.) I shan't keep you there long, gentlemen; I'll release you as soon as I've transacted some important business with this young lady. Lively now, gentlemen, lively! (As men start upstairs slowly.) That's it. Now to your right. Correct. Now straight ahead. (max exits into room. Cargan stops as he gets to door, and turns and looks appealingly at Mrs. R., who ignores his outstretched hand.) Now right in. (cargan exits into room L.) Lock the door, Mrs. Rhodes, and bring the keys down to me. (mrs. R....show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236555880
  • 9781236555885