Three Short Plays

Three Short Plays

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...Beld. Hey, Arch! At sound of Hughes' voice, Mrs. K. rises and turns eagerly in that direction, making little nervous movements about her hair, dress, etc. Beld. going down steps, voice heard at gradually increasing distance. Hughes appears at top of steps, turning to shout after him. Enter Polly R. d. Hughes. Calling to Beld. Just starting out? Beld. Calling back. Yep. Coming along? Hughes. Same business. Not this morning, thanks--Turns, sees Mrs. K. Retreats impulsively. Calling All this beginning with Hughes' entrance, so rapidly as to be almost simultaneous. after Beld. Wait, Jim! Beld. Offstage. Hey? Coming? Hughes. Hesitating. Yes--no! That is, after a while. Never mind! Beld. At a distance. All right! Polly. d. R. waves hand to Janie. Hoo-hoo, Jane! Janie. Well, Poll! Hughes. Strolls D. C. to well-head. Mrs. Belding, you look fit as ever this morning. Did you say Polly? How is my friend Poll to-day? Goes L. U. to parrot's stand, with the effect of avoiding seeing Mrs. K. Polly want some salad? Picks leaf from one of the plants and offers it to the bird. Don't eat salad for breakfast, eh? Here, now, none of that! Withdraws hand quickly. Don't bite, you brute, that isn't funny! Business of playing with parrot, back towards Mrs. K. Janie. At c. Business with flowers. Carelessly. Here's the other Polly, Mr. Hughes. Hughes. Turns. Miss Maxwell! Polly. Cool. Tut, tut! Double-tut, that is! Don't disturb him! Oh, let me have that rose, Janie, it just matches. Runs u. c. to Janie, business of taking rose and fastening it in her dress. Janie. As a thoughtful housewife, I am now going to inquire for the final time, has everybody had his breakfast? Polly. Last call! Dining-car to the rear! /have. Mrs. K. Goes R. U. towards Hughes. Mercy, Janie, we're...
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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236534603
  • 9781236534606