The Baby Carriage
Crocker, Bosworth (aka Mary Arnold Crocker Childs, aka Mary Arnold Lewisohn, British playwright, 18__-19__), “The Baby Carriage,”
a __-minute sentimental drama in English, set in the Lezinsky Tailor Shop, in 1919,
(+ 3 boy extras)
© 1920 by Bosworth Crocker;
• in Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays (Cincinnati: Stewart & Kidd Company, 1920), selected and edited by Frank Shay and Pierre Loving, containing Joaquín and Serafín Alvarez Quintero’s “A Sunny Morning” [“Mañana de sol”], a comedy, 2m2f; Lewis Beach’s “Brothers,” a __-minute comedy, 3m; Arnold Bennett’s “A Good Woman,” a __-minute farce , 2m1f; Anton Chekhov’s “The Boor,” a __-minute farce, 2m1f + extras; Sada Cowan’s “In the Morgue,” a __-minute drama, 3m; Frederic L. Day’s “The Slump,” a __-minute drama, 2m1f; Ernest Dowson’s “The Pierrot of the Minute,” a __-minute fantasy, 1m1f; Mrs. Havelock Ellis’ “The Subjection of Kezia,” a __-minute comedy, 2m1f; Hildegarde Flanner’s “Mansions,” a __-minute drama, 1m2f; Guiseppe Giacosa’s “The Rights of the Soul,” a __-minute drama, 2m2f; Isabella Augusta Gregory’s “The Workhouse Ward,” a __-minute farce, 2m1f; St. John Hankin’s “The Constant Lover,” a __-minute comedy, 1m1f; Theresa Helburn’s “Enter the Hero,” a __-minute comedy, 1m3f; Federico More’s “Interlude,” a __-minute comedy, 1m1f; Dhan Gopal Mukerji’s “The Judgment of Indra,” a __-minute drama, 4m + 2m extras; David Pinski’s “Forgotten Souls,” a __-minute comedy, 1m2f; Arthur Schnitzler’s “Literature,” a __-minute comedy, 2m1f; J. H. Speenhoff’s “Louise,” a __-minute drama, 2m2f; August Strindberg’s “The Creditor,” a __-minute drama, 2m1f + 1m waiter, 2f extras; Frank G. Tompkins’ “Sham,” a __-minute satire, 2m1f; Hugo von Hofmannsthal’s “Madonna Dianora,” a __-minute drama, 1m2f; Stuart Walker’s “The Medicine Show,” a __-minute comedy, 3m + f voice; Rita Wellman’s “For All Time,” a __-minute drama, 1m3f; and Percival Wilde’s “The Finger of God,” a __-minute drama, 2m1f; • also, in Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays, edited by Frank Shay (1888-____) and Pierre Loving (1893-____) (New York, London, D. Appleton-Century Company, Incorporated, 1935), LCCN 35-35392; • also, in Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays, edited by Frank Shay (1888-____) and Pierre Loving (1893-____) (Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, ), LCCN 47-4856; • also, in Sada Cowan’s Pomp and Other Play, One-Act Plays in Reprint series (Great Neck, New York: Core Collection Books, 1979), ISBN 0848620488, reprint of the 1926 edition published by Brentano’s, New York, containing “As I Remember You,” “In the Morgue,” “The Ball and Chain,” “Pomp,” “Sintram of Skagerrak,” “The Cat,” “ Collaboration,” “The State Forbids”; • also, in Bosworth Crocker’s Humble Folk: One Act Plays, introduction by L. Lewisohn (Great Neck, New York: Core Collection Books, 1978), ISBN 0848620364, reprint of the 1923 ed. published by Kidd Company, Cincinnati, containing “The Last Straw,” “The Dog,” “The First Time,” “The Cost of a Hat”;
• script/rights available probably in public domain.
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• Probably out of print and in public domain.
• “Mid-Channel, latest book of Ludwig Lewisohn, famed autobiographer, contains a bitter word-portrait of a woman. Mrs. Mary Arnold Lewisohn, the wife from whom Author Lewisohn has been separated since 1925, charged that the portrait was intended to be of herself. She sued for $200,000 libel. Harper & Bros., publishers of the novel, moved that Mrs. Lewisohn's complaint be dismissed. Last week Justice Peter Schmuck of the New York State Supreme Court, ruling on this motion, said: "Although for the most part the book is the gibberish ego of a selfish sentimentalist, and . . . the feverish exhalations of a perverted and disappointed conceit against an individual in particular and society and law generally, and cannot seriously affect the opinion of rational individuals, yet since the words are patently libellous per se, and obviously refer to the plaintiff, despite the adroit generalizations used, and because a publication is made at the publisher's peril and risk, the motion is denied."—-- Monday, Jun. 24, 1929 -- Page 1 -- TIME, http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,732548-1,00.html, accessed January 18, 2007.
• Research could include B. Roland Lewis’ Contemporary One-Act Plays. 1922.
baby carriage, child care.