The Guest Cottage

by  William McCleery

Full Length Play  /  3m, 6f

Hope Fairchild is an attractive, intelligent eighteen-year-old girl caught between two dynamic males. Her highly intellectual and collegiate beau wants to marry her at once; and her wealthy, arbitrary father refuses even to discuss so preposterous an idea with the young couple. To challenge Father…

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The Guest Cottage

by  William McCleery

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Hope Fairchild is an attractive, intelligent eighteen-year-old girl caught between two dynamic males. Her highly intellectual and collegiate beau wants to marry her at once; and her wealthy, arbitrary father refuses even to discuss so preposterous an idea with the young couple. To challenge Father on a small issue, Hope invites a fetching summer theater actress to stay in the guest cottage without Father's permission. Since Father, without telling the family, has issued the same invitation to a stately U. S. Senator whose endorsement Father needs for a coveted Federal appointment, the results of this minor rebellion are major - and hilarious. In the end, in a scene both dramatic and touching, Hope's anger is aroused and she shows herself to be a true daughter of a strong father, stands up to him respectfully but firmly and opens his eyes to important things going on around him.
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