The Middle Watch

by  Stephen King-Hall, Ian Hay

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  9m, 6f

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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    9m, 6f
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    Farce

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Captain Randall of the Marines becomes engaged to Fay Eaton and induces her to stay and have dinner in his cabin. Fay, together with a gay young American widow, has to remain aboard all night because things go wrong. Then the ship is unexpectedly ordered to sea and the Admiral decides to sail with her. The presence of the pretty ladies in the Captain's quarters, now occupied by the Admiral, becomes positively embarrassing - especially when the Admiral's wife arrives! But the scales are turned against the Admiral's wife when it is revealed that she once spent a night aboard a destroyer with ninety-five sailors All ends romantically, happily, comically.

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