24 Favorite One Act Plays, Bennett Cerf, Van H Cartmell, 1963
24 Favorite One-Act Plays, edited by Bennett Cerf and Van H Cartmell in 1958, this Dolphin Books edition was published in 1963. The anthology is a collection of the best known and respected one-act plays of the mid-20th century.
- Looking for some good reading? Good theater? Humorous, inspiring, thoughtful?
This book has them all:
- A Memory of Two-Mondays, Arthur Miler
- The Browning Version, Terence Raatigan
- 27 Wagons Full of Cotton, Tennessee Williams
- Sorry, Wrong Number, Lucille Fletcher
- Glory in the Flower, William Inge
- Hands Across the Sea, Noel Coward
- The Devil and Daniel Webster, Stephen Vincent Benet
- The Happy Journey, Thornton Wilder
- Here We Are, Dorothy Parker
- The Traveler, Marc Connelly
- The Still Alarm, George S. Kaufman
- The Moon of the Caribbees, Eugene O'Neill
- The Maker of Dreams, Oliphant Down
- The Flattering Word, George Kelly
- The Tridget of Greva, Ring Lardner
- The Apollo of Bellac, Jean Giraudoux
- Trifles, Susan Glaspell
- The Ugly Duckling, A. A. Milne
- The Jest of Hahalaba, Lord Dunsany
- In the Shadow of the Glen, J. M. Singe
- Cathleen ni Houlihan, William Butler Yeats
- A Marriage Proposal, Anton Chekhov
- Spreading the News, Lady Gregory
- A Florentine Tragedy, Oscar Wilde
The editors, Cerf and Cartmell, were well known in theater and publishing areas.
Bennett Cerf (1898- 1971) became a household name in the early days of television, appearing as a frequent, and popular, panelist on the long running game show "What's My Line."
This paperback copy is in fair to poor condition. It is a clean copy, but a chubby paperback for that time. The book is broken at the binding at page 270 -280 and has ten loose pages. It measures 4 inches by 7 inches by 1 1/4 inches and has 558 pages.