Night of the Auk

by  Arch Oboler

Full Length Play  /  5m

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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Night of the Auk

by  Arch Oboler

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Claude Rains, Wendell Corey, Christopher Plummer and Martin Brooks opened on Broadway as the principal occupants of a rocket returning from the first trip to the moon. As they approach the earth, a seizure of fear descends upon certain unnamed nations, and a vast atomic war erupts. Within an hour the war is over, and the world is destroyed. Written three years before the launching of the first space satellite.
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"The most provocative play of the season ... A lively and imaginative theatre piece." - Washington Star. "A moving drama of stature. It is couched in pungent language (and) beauty of expression ... Will keep you on the edge of your seat right d

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