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Amicable Parting - Short Play

Amicable Parting

George S. Kaufman, Leueen MacGrath

Short Play

1m, 1f

ISBN: 9780822200383

Has to do with Alicia and Bill Reynolds, an attractive young couple wh…

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Short Play

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Has to do with Alicia and Bill Reynolds, an attractive young couple who have quarreled and are planning to separate. Right now they're in the process of dividing all their possessions, and quarreling considerably more in doing so—everything at all desirable they both claim—all the junk each generously offers to the other. The real trouble comes when the dog walks through the room—a fight over custody of the animal reaches really monumental proportions. Alicia walks out as Bill puts a sentimental record on the phonograph Alicia, who has furiously been labeling everything in the room with her name, reappears, with a label plastered on herself, labeling her as Bill's.
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1m, 1f

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1 dog

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George S.  Kaufman

George S. Kaufman

George S. Kaufman was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After a brief career as a ribbon salesman, he contributed to the satirical newspaper column of Franklin P. Adams (“F.P.A.”) in the New York Evening Mail; on Adams’ recommendation, he was given a column of his own in the Washington Times in 1912. While serving as a drama critic for The New York Times, he had his first success as a ... view full profile

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