Alice in Wonderland : A Play for Children in Three Acts
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More About Alice in Wonderland by Burton Harrison; Mrs Burton Harrison; Alice Gerstenberg
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: Diamonds and Hearts A Comedy Drama in Three Acts EFFIE W. MERRIMAN Price, 25 cents This play has become one of the most popular In Airerlca. The good plot, the strong heart interest, and the abundant comedy ell combine to make a most excellent drama. Bub Barnes is a fine character of the Josh Whitcomb type, and his sister is a worthy companion bit. Sammy is an excruciatingly funny little darkey. The other characters are good. Fine opportunity for introducing specialties. The play has so many good points that it never fails to be a success. CAST OF CHARACTERS BERNICE HALSTEAD, a young lady of eighteen, -with an affection of the heart, a love for fun and hatred of arithmetic AMY HALSTEAD, her sister, two years younger, fond of frolic., INEZ GRAY, a young lady visitor, willing to share in the fun.... MRS. HALSTEAD, a widow, and stepmother of the Halstead girls HANNAH MARY BARNES, or Sis, a maiden lady who keeps bouse for her brother DWIGHT BRADLEY, a fortune hunter and Mrs. Halstead's son by a former marriage DR. BURTON, a young physician SAMMY, the darkey bell-boy in the Halstead house j ABRAHAM BARNES, or Bub, a yankee farmer, still unmarried at forty?a diamond In the rough ATTORNEY; SHERIFF Time of playing, two hours. Two Interior scenes. Modern costumes. SYNOPSIS OF INODBNTS Act. 1. Parlor of the Halstead home. The young doctor. The three girls plot to make his acquaintance. An affection of the heart. 'Easy to fool a young doctor, but not so easy after all. The stepmother and her son. The stolen diamonds. The missing will. Plot to win Bernice. I would not marry Dwight Bradley for all the wealth the world contains. Driven from home. Act 2. Kitchen of the Barnes farm house. Bub takes off his) boots. The new s...
- ISBN-13: 9780217771290
- ISBN-10: 0217771297
- Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com
- Publish Date: October 2012
- Page Count: 30
- Dimensions: 9.69 x 7.44 x 0.06 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.16 pounds