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“Samantha Panther, P.I.—Tough Girls Don’t Sing”


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Kohm, Angus (Canadian playwright, 1970-____), “Samantha Panther, P.I.—Tough Girls Don’t Sing,”

a 50-minute comedy in English, set in the big city, the wee hours of the recent past [1998],

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  •  © 1998 by Angus Kohm;  •  script/rights available from Angus Kohm, 144 Carpathia Road, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3N 1S7, Canada, e-mail kohma@pangea.ca, telephone (home) 204-489-2561.  •  Cited by Angus Kohm, via ftp April 16, 1999; Kohm says,

  §  Dramatis Persona Samantha Panther (f), a super-tough, super-cool, super-crime-fighting detective.

  §  Synopsis ___________.

  §  Comment “Samantha Panther, takes us on a raw, brawling hunt to nab the woman and get the man. It’s a role reversal of the classic hard boiled detective novel, told in first person by Samantha herself. Starting with (what else?) her best friend’s murder, Samantha soon finds herself clawing through a web of gorgeous men, blazing guns, blackmail, and deadly music.  Faced with angry cops, angrier federal agents, a body count that keeps getting higher, and the most
annoying lounge singer in the world.  Panther soon discovers that sometimes—in a world of corruption—it’s sing or be killed.  •  ‘Sam Spade would have loved this dame. . . . It’s a hoot!’—The Winnipeg Free Press.  •  ‘A great sendup of hardboiled private dicks!"—Monday Magazine, Victoria.”
 

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  §  Themes blackmail, body count, classic hard boiled detective, corruption, federal agent, first person, friendship, gun, hunt, lounge singer, murder, music, police, role reversal.
 
 

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