Cambbell Howard Index - W

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436 Author Walsh, Mary
  Title Two Hearts
  Date 1931
  Length One Act
  Cast Irene Packard (the fiancee), Nancy Gurr (the "vamp"), E. Whitehead (the Colonel), Roger Murphy (the host), M. Wilson (the burglarious chaperone).
  Subject(s) Crime
     
437 Author Walton, George Duke
  Title Love Song
  Date 1934
  Length One Act
  Setting The living-room of Nina McDarra's cottage, overlooking a wild part of the Australian coast. Late afternoon.
  Characters
  1. NINA McDARRA
  2. MARY CARSLAKE
  3. FATHER FORDRED
  Cast
  1. Nancye Connell
  2. Lilian Fraser
  3. Laurence McCarthy
  Subject(s) Family Relations; Marriage
  Published Eight Plays by Australians, Dramatist's Club, Melbourne, 1934.
     
438 Author Watson, John
  Title It All Takes Time
  Date 1952
  Subject(s) Migrants; Race Relations
     
439 Author White, Patrick
  Title Ham Funeral, The: A Tragical Farce in Two Acts
  Date 1947
  Length Two Acts: Prologue and Eighteen Scenes
  Setting

A lodging-house and the streets of London, about 1919. Prologue: Before the curtain

  • I.i Basement of the lodging-house
  • I.ii The Stairs
  • I.iii Young Man's Bedroom
  • I.iv The Basement
  • I.v The Stairs
  • I.vi The Basement
  • I.vii A Street
  • I.viii Outside a House
  • II.i The Basement
  • II.ii Young Man's Bedroom and Girl's Bedroom
  • II.iii The Basement
  • II.iv Young Man's Bedroom and Girl's Bedroom
  • II.v The Basement
  • II.vi The Basement
  • II.vii The Stairs
  • II.viii The Hall, and, subsequently, both Bedrooms
  • II.ix The Basement
  • II.x The Hall
  Characters
  1. YOUNG MAN
  2. LANDLADY (MRS LUSTY)
  3. LANDLORD (MR LUSTY)
  4. GIRL
  5. FIRST LADY
  6. SECOND LADY
  7. FIRST RELATIVE
  8. SECOND RELATIVE
  9. THIRD RELATIVE
  10. FOURTH RELATIVE
  Cast
  1. John Adams
  2. Joan Bruce
  3. Hedley Cullen
  4. Anne Dibden
  5. Pat Griffith
  6. Kathleen Steele-Scott
  7. Dennis Olsen
  8. Don Porter
  9. Tony Georgeson
  10. Brian Bergin
  Published Four Plays By Patrick White, Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1965.
Four Plays By Patrick White, Sun Books, Melbourne, 1967.
Collected Plays, Volume I, Currency Press, Sydney, 1985.
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
QU: Hanger Collection.
     
440 Author Wilcox, Dora
  Title Fourposter, The
  Date 1930
  Length One Act
  Setting A bedroom. Left, a curtained window. Against back stage a fourpost bed.
  Characters
  • ALICE, about thirty, wears evening-dress of today
  • DOROTHY THE THIRD, twenty-five, pyjamas and wrapper
  • HARRY THE SECOND (a ghost) about 35, costume of 1855
  • DOROTHY THE SECOND (a ghost) about 25, costume of 1855
  • HARRY THE FIRST (a ghost) an old man in dressing gown and slippers.
  • DOROTHY THE FIRST (a ghost) thirty, costume of 1830
  • HARRY, a burglar
  Subject(s) Marriage; Paranormal and Spiritual
  Published Best Australian One-Act Plays, Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1937.
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
ANL holds a collection of Dora Wilcox papers.
     
441 Author Wilkinson, Mary E.
  Title Lighthouse Keeper's Wife, The
  Date 1922
  Length One Act
  Setting A stretch of rocky beach on an island off the north-west coast of Australia, with patches of sand and scrub. At the rear, a flight of stone steps leading to a lighthouse.
  Characters
  • MRS BOAKE
  • PARKSON
  Subject(s) Crime
  Published Art and Letters: Hassell's Australian Micellany, Hassell Press, Adelaide, 1922.
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
442 Author Winter, Kitty
  Title Toast is ANZAC, Gentleman, The: A One Act Play
  Date 1933
  Length One Act
  Setting

Room in Levine's home.

  Characters
  • MRS LEVINE, mother of John and Jacqueline
  • JOHN, a lawyer
  • JACQUELINE
  • MR JEFFRIES, who wants to marry Jacqueline
  • MICHAEL, an Anzac
  Subject(s) Anzac Legend; Politics and Ideology; Returned Servicemen; War; World War I
  Published Anzac Festival Committee, Sydney, 1934.
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.
     
443 Author Witcombe, Eleanor
  Title Don't Tell Mother
  Length One Act
  Setting

A library in a private home.

  Characters
  • MRS DANVERS
  • JANE
  • KAY
  • OPHELIA
  • ANNE
  Subject(s) Writers and Writing
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection. ANL holds Witcombe material in the British Drama League (Australia) manuscript collection of playscripts, MS 5579.
     
444 Author Woolacott, Leslie Loval
  Title Eternal Quadrilateral, The: A Study in Sincerity
  Date 1926
  Length One Act
  Setting

Drawing-room in a rented house in Rose Bay, Sydney.

  Characters
  • HORACE DARKE, an architect
  • BELLE DARKE, his wife
  • ROBERT THOMPSON, a warehouse accountant
  • BERNICE THOMPSON
  Subject(s) Infidelity; Marriage
  Published The Triad, 1926.
  Held in MS/TS NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.