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Best American plays : supplementary volume, 1918-1958

Author: Booth TarkingtonJohn ColtonElmer RiceLynn RiggsPaul GreenAll authors
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, Inc., [1961] ©1961
Series: Best plays series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of 17 plays which did not appear in the editor's earlier Best plays collections covering the period, 1918-1958.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Best American plays.
New York : Crown Publishers, [1961]
(OCoLC)647542346
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Booth Tarkington; John Colton; Elmer Rice; Lynn Riggs; Paul Green; Edwin Justus Mayer; S N Behrman; Paul Osborn; Owen Davis; Donald Davis; Sidney Kingsley; Sidney Coe Howard; Clifford Odets; Philip Barry; Mary Chase; John Patrick; Frances Goodrich; Albert Hackett; John Gassner
ISBN: 0517504502 9780517504505
OCLC Number: 1393668
Notes: First series, published 1939, has title: Twenty best plays of the modern American theatre.
Second series, published 1947, has title: Best plays of the modern American theatre.
Description: xvi, 687 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Clarence / Booth Tarkington --
Rain / John Colton --
The adding machine / Elmer Rice --
Green grow the lilacs / Lynn Riggs --
The House of Connelly / Paul Green --
Children of darkness / Edwin Justus Mayer --
Biography / S.N. Behrman --
On borrowed time / Paul Osborn --
Morning's at seven / Paul Osborn --
Ethan Frome / Owen Davis and Donald Davis --
Men in white / Sidney Kingsley --
Yellow Jack / Sidney Howard --
Awake and sing! / Clifford Odets --
Here come the clowns / Philip Barry --
Harvey / Mary Chase --
The teahouse of the August moon / John Patrick --
The diary of Anne Frank / Francis Goodrich and Albert Hackett.
Series Title: Best plays series.
Responsibility: edited, with an introduction by John Gassner.

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Collection of 17 plays which did not appear in the editor's earlier Best plays collections covering the period, 1918-1958.

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