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Still Alarm, The - Short Play, Satire/Political Satire

Still Alarm, The

George S. Kaufman

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Short Play, Satire/Political Satire

5m

ISBN: 9780573642197

Set in the bedroom of a hotel which is on fire. The fun lies in the manner in which it is put out. In the face of most exciting danger, the characters play in the well bred manner of English drawing room actors. All amenities are preserved, even when two firemen come in. One of these might be called…

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Short Play

Satire/Political Satire

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Set in the bedroom of a hotel which is on fire. The fun lies in the manner in which it is put out. In the face of most exciting danger, the characters play in the well bred manner of English drawing room actors. All amenities are preserved, even when two firemen come in. One of these might be called a practicing professional, but the other is an amateur musician. Although the fire under them becomes hotter every moment, he begins to tune his fiddle. Against a background of flames seen outside, he advances to the center of the stage and begins to play "Keep the Home Fires Burning."
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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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