What Happened to Jones?

by  George Broadhurst

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  7m, 6f

A professor of anatomy is lured to a prize-fight, and the police make a raid on the "mill." The professor escapes to his home, followed by Jones, a travelling salesman, who sells hymn books when he can, and playing cards when he cannot. The police are on the trail, so Jones disguises himself by pu…

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What Happened to Jones?

by  George Broadhurst

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    7m, 6f
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    Farce

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A professor of anatomy is lured to a prize-fight, and the police make a raid on the "mill." The professor escapes to his home, followed by Jones, a travelling salesman, who sells hymn books when he can, and playing cards when he cannot. The police are on the trail, so Jones disguises himself by putting on a Bishop's garb, and a lot of funny complications ensue. The other funmakers are aided not a little by an escaped lunatic. This celebrated farce has been a tremendous success for years on the professional stage, and is one of the most popular plays among amateurs all over the country.
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