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The one-woman show : monodramas

Author: Marjorie Moffett
Publisher: New York : S. French, 1935.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Each of these sketches is a dramatic epitome of character, the tragic ones disturbingly beautiful and the comic ones gay and diverting. Always they give a vivid glimpse of varied life, sure to amuse and please. Marjorie Moffett lifts the monologue to the field of art. To those of us who have seen these sketches come to life under the magic of her touch they will have especial appeal. But to everyone they should  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Monologues (Drama)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie Moffett
ISBN: 0573600716 9780573600715
OCLC Number: 5004773
Description: 123 pages : portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: New York : 1934 --
As it probably was : Lady Godiva (after the ride) --
Mrs. Tuttle-Adams in politics --
Mrs. Tuttle-Adams speaking --
Ladies of the chorus --
Dedicating the Potsville open air theatre --
Little Italy --
Bargain basement --
Introducing Shropsy-Topsy : a department store rhapsody --
Cheerful little earful --
English lady's impressions of America --
Philadelphia mother visits school --
Debutante at a country club dance --
Vera Cheera's morning sunshine talk --
Espionne.
Responsibility: by Marjorie Moffett ; with a foreword by Daniel Frohman.

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Each of these sketches is a dramatic epitome of character, the tragic ones disturbingly beautiful and the comic ones gay and diverting. Always they give a vivid glimpse of varied life, sure to amuse and please. Marjorie Moffett lifts the monologue to the field of art. To those of us who have seen these sketches come to life under the magic of her touch they will have especial appeal. But to everyone they should prove interesting and amusing reading. - Foreword.

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