Susan and God, 1938 Rachel Crothers
Susan and God by Rachel Crothers 1938 is a First Edition of a Broadway Play emphasizing Women, Religion and Christmas and starring Gertrude Lawrence.
Rachel Crothers (1878-1958) was the most successful woman writing for the New York Theater during the first half of the 20th century. Susan and God, Crother's last Broadway success, tells the story of a woman who thinks she has found religion but discovers that talking isn't enough. One must really believe in God.
In 1940 the drama was adapted to the screen starring Joan Crawford and Frederic March.
This red hardcover book of the playscript was published by Random House the year after the play opened in New York in 1937. Currently rare and hard to find available for purchase online, it is highly collectible for theatre lovers and book collectors alike.
It is in very good vintage / antiquarian condition. It has some browning of the page edges and fading and wear on the spine, but the binding is firm, and the pages are clear and unmarked. There is no dust jacket.
The book measures 5 1/4 inches by 7 3/4 inches by 3/4 inch and has 165 pages.