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Counsellor-at-Law - Full Length Play, Drama

Counsellor-at-Law

Elmer Rice

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Full Length Play, Drama

19m, 9f

ISBN: MS00000000473

NOTICE: Please be advised, this title is from the Samuel French Vault and is made from a scan of an archived manuscript. We hope you’ll treasure this glimpse into theatre history.

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Full Length Play

Drama

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From the author of The Adding Machine and Street Scene, this powerful play is a character study of one man's life and the past the returns to haunt him. George Simon's reputation as one of New York's most successful attorneys is threatened by the disclosure that early in his career he had resorted to illegal means in order to save a young client from life imprisonment. Deserted by hife wife and friends and to the point of suicide, Simon is saved from the brink by his secretary with whom he finds true love. A classic, timeless play by one of America's leading dramatists.

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19m, 9f

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Elmer Rice

Elmer Rice

Elmer Rice (born Sept. 28, 1892, New York City—died May 8, 1967, Southampton, Hampshire, Eng.) was an American playwright, director, and novelist noted for his innovative and polemical plays. Rice graduated from the New York Law School in 1912 but soon turned to writing plays. His first work, the melodramatic On Trial (1914), was the first play to employ on stage the motion-picture technique of ... view full profile

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