Caught in the Villain's Web or More Sinned Against Than Sinni

by  Herbert Swayne

Full Length Play, Melodrama  /  4m, 6f

Felicity Fair, down trodden heroine, is a nurse sent to the Larkfield mansion to attend a hard hearted society matron who is pretending to be ill to force her son, Malvern, to marry the scheming Nella Hargrave. Malvern takes one look at Felicity and falls in love. When Malvern proposes he is unaware…

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Caught in the Villain's Web or More Sinned Against Than Sinni

by  Herbert Swayne

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Caught in the Villain's Web or More Sinned Against Than Sinni

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    4m, 6f

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Felicity Fair, down trodden heroine, is a nurse sent to the Larkfield mansion to attend a hard hearted society matron who is pretending to be ill to force her son, Malvern, to marry the scheming Nella Hargrave. Malvern takes one look at Felicity and falls in love. When Malvern proposes he is unaware that villain Cyril Bothingwell is behind a screen listening. Felicity sadly informs Malvern that she can never marry. Five years ago she was in a train wreck and cannot remember a thing that happened prior to the wreck. She doesn't even know her real name. Cyril tells Felicity that she is his wife but Cryil's nefarious schemes are thwarted to the delight of all.
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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

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  • Setting: In the drawing room of the Larkfield mansion located in a large city in the East.

Casting

4m, 6f

FELICITY FAIR - persecuted heroine, more sinned against than sinning.

MALVERN LARKFIELD - our manly-bosomed hero, who raises stinkweeks.

MRS. REGINA LARKFIELD - MALVERN's hard-hearted mother.

LONA LARKFIELD - MALVERN's young sister, who has a heart of gold.

BROCKSTON - the Larkfield's butler.

DENISE - a French maid.

CYRIL BOTHINGWELL - steeped in villainy, who will stop at nothing to gain his foul ends.

NELLA HARGRAVE - who has fallen in love with MALVERN.

MRS. HARGRAVE (GERALDINE) - NELLA's mother, who enjoys bad health.

DR. HUGO BELCH - REGINA's physician

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Herbert Swayne

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