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Death Knocks - Short Play, Comedy

Death Knocks

Woody Allen

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Short Play, Comedy

2m

ISBN: 9780394726403

Nat Ackermann is on his bed reading when a mysterious figure climbs through his window and claims to be Death. Death is a little nervous; it's his first day on the job. Nat suggests that they play of gin rummy. If Nat wins, he doesn't have to go to the Happy Hunting Ground for twenty four hours. …

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: Getting Even/Death Knocks

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Comedy

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Nat Ackermann is on his bed reading when a mysterious figure climbs through his window and claims to be Death. Death is a little nervous; it's his first day on the job. Nat suggests that they play of gin rummy. If Nat wins, he doesn't have to go to the Happy Hunting Ground for twenty four hours.
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Woody Allen

Woody Allen, though best known for his films, has also enjoyed a very successful career in theater. His first great success was Don't Drink the Water, which opened in 1968, and ran for 598 performances for almost two years on Broadway. Play It Again, Sam opened in 1969, played for 453 performances, and was nominated for three Tony Awards. Mr. Allen's other full-length plays include The Floating ... view full profile

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Scott Piehler 4/4/2014 6:21 AM
Be aware: You're getting a bit of a bonus here. You are actually getting a copy of Woody Allen's brilliant book of comic essays and short stories entitled "Getting Even." "Death Knocks" is 10 pages of that book.

"Death Knocks" is one of my favorite short plays. And the rest of the book is hilarious.

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