The Miser (Malleson)

by  Miles Malleson, Jean Baptiste Moliere

Full Length Play  /  11m, 3f

One of the funniest plays in dramatic literature, this modern version abounds with laughter. The son and daughter of the miser fall in love and are about to declare their intentions when the miser announces his own wedding plans: he, to the girl with whom his son is in love, and his wealthy friend, …

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One of the funniest plays in dramatic literature, this modern version abounds with laughter. The son and daughter of the miser fall in love and are about to declare their intentions when the miser announces his own wedding plans: he, to the girl with whom his son is in love, and his wealthy friend, to his daughter. After a few rollicking laps around the block in which the miser's hidden treasure figures, it is revealed that the rich friend is the long lost father of the boy who loves the miser's daughter and of the girl who is loved by the miser's son.
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Miles Malleson

Miles Malleson

Jean Baptiste Moliere

Jean Baptiste Moliere

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