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Blood on the stage, 1925-1950 [electronic resource] : milestone plays of crime, mystery, and detection: an annotated repertoire / Amnon Kabatchnik.

Author/Creator:
Kabatchnik, Amnon, 1929-
Publication:
Lanham, MD : Scarecrow Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (869 p.)
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Subjects:
Detective and mystery plays -- History and criticism.
Detective and mystery plays -- Stories, plots, etc.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In this volume, Amnon Kabatchnik provides an overview of more than 150 important and memorable theatrical works of crime and detection between 1925 and 1950. Each entry includes a plot synopsis, production data, and the opinions of well known and respected critics and scholars.
Contents:
vContents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Alias the Deacon (1925); The Ringer (1926); The Man Who Was Thursday (1926); The Shanghai Gesture (1926); The Donovan Affair (1926); Broadway (1926); An American Tragedy (1926); Caponsacchi (1926); Ned McCobb's Daughter (1926); Rio Rita (1926); Wooden Kimono (1926); Chicago (1926); In Abraham's Bosom (1926); Cock Robin (1927); Interference (1927); Dracula (1927); Frankenstein: AnAdventure in the Macabre (1927); Crime (1927); The Letter (1927); The Spider (1927); The Trial of Mary Dugan (1927); Porgy (1927); The Wrecker (1927); The Racket (1927)
The Call of the Banshee,aka The Banshee (1927)The Man at Six (1928); The Clutching Claw (1928); A Man with Red Hair (1928); Blackmail (1928); The Fourth Wall (1928); Diamond Lil (1928); The Skull (1928); Jealousy (1928); Alibi (1928); The Squeaker (1928); The Flying Squad (1928); The Bellamy Trial (1928); The Threepenny Opera (1928); Machinal (1928); No Other Tiger (1928); Gods of the Lightning (1928); The Sacred Flame (1928); Wings over Europe (1928); Brothers (1928); The Canary Murder Case (1928); Street Scene (1929); Rope (1929); Murder on the Second Floor (1929); Remote Control (1929)
Subway Express (1929)The Criminal Code (1929); Ladies of the Jury (1929); Children of Darkness (1930); Dishonored Lady (1930); The Last Mile (1930); On the Spot (1930); The Silent Witness (1930); A Murder Has Been Arranged (1930); Black Coffee (1931); Payment Deferred (1931); The Case of the Frightened Lady (1931); Three Times the Hour (1931); Mourning Becomes Electra (1931); Jewel Robbery (1932); Whistling in the Dark (1932); Firebird (1932); Riddle Me This! (1932); Dangerous Corner (1932); Ten-Minute Alibi (1933); The Holmeses of Baker Street (1933); Nine Pine Street (1933)
Murder at the Vanities (1933)Double Door (1933); Keeper of the Keys (1933); The Dark Tower (1933); The Locked Room (1933); Blood Wedding (1933); They Shall Not Die (1934); Libel! (1934); The Infernal Machine (1934); Emil and the Detectives (1934); Invitation to a Murder (1934); Line Engaged (1934); The Bishop Misbehaves (1934); The Petrified Forest (1934); Little Shot (1935); Kind Lady (1935); Night Must Fall (1935); The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1935); The Unguarded Hour (1935); Night of January 16th (1935); A Slight Case of Murder (1935); Blind Alley (1935); Winterset (1935); Dead End (1935)
I Want a Policeman! (1936)Love from a Stranger (1936); The Postman Always Rings Twice (1936); The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1936); What Really Happened (1936); Busman's Honeymoon (1936); The Leavenworth Case (1936); Blind Man's Buff (1936); Sherlock Holmes (1936); Chalked Out (1937); The Speckled Band (1937); Of Mice and Men (1937); Merely Murder (1937); I Killed the Count (1937); Akhnaton (1937); Mystery at Greenfingers (1938); Gas Light (1938); 320 College Avenue (1938); The Gentle People (1939); The Little Foxes (1939); The Man in Half Moon Street (1939); Margin for Error (1939)
Key Largo (1939)
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-282-48030-8
9786612480300
OCLC:
659558411