The Silver Cord

by  Sidney Howard

Full Length Play, Drama  /  2m, 4f

This scathing drama of "mother- love" gone awry portrays the lengths to which widowed Mrs. Phelps will go to keep her "boy's" attachment to- if not love for, her. Though son Robert ultimately gives up a devoted fiancee and holds fast to the "silver cord" of affection for his mother, firstborn David …

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The Silver Cord

by  Sidney Howard

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This scathing drama of "mother- love" gone awry portrays the lengths to which widowed Mrs. Phelps will go to keep her "boy's" attachment to- if not love for, her. Though son Robert ultimately gives up a devoted fiancee and holds fast to the "silver cord" of affection for his mother, firstborn David brings home Christina, a woman who is not so easily dissuaded by The Widow Phelps' machinations in the name of love.
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