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Blood on the stage, 1925-1950 : milestone plays of crime, mystery, and detection : an annotated repertoire

Author: Amnon Kabatchnik
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2010.
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In Blood on the Stage, 1925-1950: Milestone Plays of Crime, Mystery, and Detection: An Annotated Repertoire, author Amnon Kabatchnik continues the focus of his previous volume (1900-1925) and provides an overview of the most important and memorable theatrical works of crime and detection of this period. Addressing the development of this genre in the legitimate theatre, Kabatchnik discusses more than 150 full-length  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amnon Kabatchnik
ISBN: 9780810869639 0810869632 9780810869646 0810869640
OCLC Number: 320351782
Description: xvii, 849 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; Alias the Deacon (1925); The Ringer (1926); The Man Who Was Thursday (1926); The Shanghai Gesture (1926); The Donovan Affair (1926); Broadway (1926); An American Tragedy (1926); Caponsacchi (1926); Ned McCobb's Daughter (1926); Rio Rita (1926); Wooden Kimono (1926); Chicago (1926); In Abraham's Bosom (1926); Cock Robin (1927); Interference (1927); Dracula (1927); Frankenstein: AnAdventure in the Macabre (1927); Crime (1927); The Letter (1927); The Spider (1927); The Trial of Mary Dugan (1927); Porgy (1927); The Wrecker (1927); The Racket (1927)
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In this volume, Amnon Kabatchnik provides an overview of more than 150 important and memorable theatrical works of crime and detection between 1925 and 1950. Each entry includes a plot synopsis,  Read more...

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Rich in names, dates, and facts... Kabatchnik is making an extraordinary contribution to mystery scholarship. Mystery Scene Magazine, Spring 2010 This material is astonishingly complete and up to Read more...

 
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