Cradle Snatchers

by  Russell Medcraft, Norma Mitchell

Full Length Play  /  8m, 7f

Three wives have a problem on their hands - their happiness. They grow tired of sitting at home, while their husbands are elsewhere seeking a kick, and decide to have a little excitement of their own. One of the wives has an idea. They finally decide to try it out and teach the non-domestic husba…

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Three wives have a problem on their hands - their happiness. They grow tired of sitting at home, while their husbands are elsewhere seeking a kick, and decide to have a little excitement of their own. One of the wives has an idea. They finally decide to try it out and teach the non-domestic husbands a deserved lesson. After many hilarious situations and complications, the husbands decide that perhaps they have been a little foolish in passing up the company of their respective wives, and decide that henceforth they will be only too glad to act as their escorts and at'enti e admirers.
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  • Setting:

    1920's. Act I: a New York City apartment in the afternoon. Act II: a summer home in Glen Cove, Long Island.

Casting

8m, 7f

SUSAN MARTIN - a beautiful, dashing, blonde type, with a sense of humor. Age 40.

ETHEL DRAKE - tall, fairly good looking and rather prim. Age 43.

KITTY LADD - a distinguished-looking brunette. Age 40.

ANNE HALL - a sweet little ingenue, still in her teens.

ELINOR, FRANCINE, JACKIE - three noisy flappers of varying types.

HENRY WINTON - a well-dressed youth, verging on the cake eater type, about 21.

GEORGE, ROY, HOWARD - good-looking, middle-aged business men of contrasting types.

OSCAR NORDHOLM- a bashful blond, husky young Swede.

JOSE VALLEJO - a breezy, romantic young Spanish-American.

PAUL - a typical sedate butler.

MAID - young and attractive.

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Russell Medcraft

Russell Medcraft

Norma Mitchell

Norma Mitchell

Music Box, New York in 1925

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