The Turn of the Road
Church, Elizabeth Jerrold (Canadian playwright, ____-____), “The Turn of the Road,”
a __-minute drama in English, set in _____, _____,
© 1926 by Elizabeth Jerrold Church;
• in One Act Plays by Canadian Authors: 19 Shorts Canadian Plays (Montreal, Quebec, Canada: The Canadian Authors’ Association, Montreal Branch, 1926), 228 pp., including plays by Mazo of the Rock, T.M. Morrow, Stuart Armour, Pauline B Perrigard, Frances Fenwick Williams, Leslie Gordon Barnard, Nancy Rankin, Gregory Doane, Margaret E Elliott, Merton Stafford Threlfall, Mary Wallace Brooks, Harry Green and Elizabeth Jerrold Church;
• script/rights probably available from source named in anthology or possibly through leads from the Canadian Authors Association, http://www.canauthors.org/, accessed March 1, 2006; the name Church does not appear on the membership roster.
• Cited in The Brock Bibliography of Published Canadian Plays in English 1766-1978, edited by Anton Wagner (anthologist, editor, educator, theatre scholar, 1949-____) (Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Playwrights Press, 1980). ISBN 0-88754-157-7, ISBN 0-88754-155-0.
_____ (m), __, _____; _____ (m), __, _____; _____ (m), __, _____; _____ (f), __, _____.
“A girl finds what she thinks is evidence of her late father’s involvement in fraud. After her suicide, it is discovered that the signature in question was forged.”—Brock, 91.
Not to be confused with Samuel Waddell’s (1878-____) The Turn of the Road: A Play in Two Scenes and an Epilogue (Dublin, Ireland: Maunsel & Company, Ltd. ), LCCN 13-3271.
departed, evidence, father-daughter relationship, forgery, fraud, signature, suicide.