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Six Plays for Young People From the Federal Theatre Project (1936-1939,) 1986 Ed. Lowell Swortzell

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Six Plays for Young People From the Federal Theatre Project (1936-1939) edited by Lowell Swortzell in 1986 features previously unpublished plays commissioned by the FTP for its Children's Theatre unit.

There is a 26 page introduction and seven illustrations prefacing the following six plays:


Horse Play, 1936,by Dorothy Hailparn for the Negro Unit
Flight, 1936 Living Newspaper style by Oscar Saul and Louis Lantz
The Boiled Eggs, 1937 by Ruth Fenisong for the Marionette Unit
The Revolt of the Beavers, 1937 by Saul and Lantz from Broadway fable
A Letter to Santa Claus, 1938 by Charlotte Chorpenning an anti-war pantomime
Pinocchio, 1938-1939 by Yasha Frank a popular Broadway success

Other than a suggestion of foxing and slight shelf wear on the spine plus a small mark on the front cover this book is in very good, firm condition. The book measures 6 1/4 inches by  9 1/2 inches by 1 inch and has 247 pages.


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