Valiant, one act melodrama, 1920 Holworthy Hall and Robert Middlemass
Valiant is a one act melodrama written in 1920 by Holworthy Hall and Robert Middlemass.
A tremendously popular one-act play with amateur theater groups during the second quarter of the 20th century, it has an interesting history:
Published as a story in McClure's Magazine in 1921,
it was a successful play by 1924 in vaudeville and with amateur theater groups,
briefly hit Broadway in 1926,
became a movie in 1929 (talkie) starring Paul Muni and Marguerite Churchill,
appeared as a Spanish Language film in 1930,
was reproduced as a film with Lloyd Nolan in 1940 under the tltle of The Man Who Wouldn't talk in 1940
--and is still popular with theater groups.
This copy is in fine condition--no makes or tears, slight shelf wear. It measures 4 3/4 inches by 7 1/4 inches and has 44 pages.