A Prince There Was

by  Darragh Aldrich, George M. Cohan

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  7m, 6f

The story of a rich man who, bored with life, goes to see the seamy side in a cheap boarding house, where he finds love and happiness. The sentiment is constantly offset by shrewd satire and comedy, the best of which is given the young pair of amateur detectives. Both live in Mrs. Prouty's house. Sh…

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    7m, 6f
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    Adventure

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The story of a rich man who, bored with life, goes to see the seamy side in a cheap boarding house, where he finds love and happiness. The sentiment is constantly offset by shrewd satire and comedy, the best of which is given the young pair of amateur detectives. Both live in Mrs. Prouty's house. Shorty is a movie "stipe" who hopes some day to play Sherlock Holmes, and Gladys, the landlady's daughter, has her own idea of scenting suspicion. When the mysterious "Mr. Prince" comes to board with the Proutys, Shorty and Gladys find adventure in their avocation.
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Darragh Aldrich

Writer and radio commentator Clara Chapline Thomas Aldrich (pen name Darragh Aldrich) wrote her first complete story at age eight. She earned her B.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1900.  She was an editor of the University of Minnesota paper, The Gopher, and an occ ...

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