Poppa

by  Bella Spewack, Samuel Spewack

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  10m, 5f

This comedy centers around a Jewish family named Schwitzky, and concerns itself chiefly with the rise and fall and rise again of Pincus, head of the family. He becomes an Alderman but is "framed" by the district leader when he tries to be a reformer. The family honor is saved through a dictograph…

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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This comedy centers around a Jewish family named Schwitzky, and concerns itself chiefly with the rise and fall and rise again of Pincus, head of the family. He becomes an Alderman but is "framed" by the district leader when he tries to be a reformer. The family honor is saved through a dictograph which Pincus's scatter-brained, good-for-nothing son Herbert had placed in the living room. Bound up with the theme is a very interesting love story.
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