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Contemporary One-Act Plays of 1921. (American)

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    Frank Shay (Author)

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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1922. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... GOAT ALLEY A Pl.AY IN ONE ACT by Ernest Howard Culbertson. CHARACTERS Lucy Belle Dorsey 'slim' Dorsey, her Brother Aunt Rebecca, an Old Negress Lizzie Gibbs, a Mulatto Woman Sam Reed, alias 'Mule' Reed Fanny Dorsey, )_,.,, Israel Dorsey, J Children Policeman A Young Baby Goat Alley is here published as a One-Act Play. It was later rewritten and made into a long play. The extended version may be had from the publishers, Stewart Kidd Company, Cincinnati, Ohio. Copyright, io22, by ERNEST HOWARD CULBERTSON ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Applications for permission to perform this play should be addressed to the author, Ernest Howard Culbcrtson, Society of American Dramatists and Composers, 148 West 45th Street, New York City. No performance may be given without his written consent. GOAT ALLEY SCENE The curtain rises on the sitting-room of a negro's squalid dwelling in Goat Alley, Washington, D. C. At the Right Back there is a door giving directly on the street, and when it is open one gets a glimpse of the miserable, tumble-down houses on the opposite side. At Left Back is a window, one pane of which is broken out and an old shirt stuck in the hole. The one or two filthy rag-carpet rugs which lie on the floor serve only in a small measure to cover its bareness. Several old, broken, and battered chairs stand here and there about the room. At Left Center is a door leading into the other room of the house. Between it and the wall at Back is a door opening into a closet. Near the door, Left Center, and toward the front stands a battered table on which lie, in disordered array, papers and one or two dog-eared books with their backs off. It is night and a lighted oil lamp, with the chimney badly smoked, rests in the center. The wick is turned low, and the guttering flame cause...
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  • Frank Shay (Author)
  • General Books LLC (17 Jan. 2012)
  • English
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