Six Plays for Young People from the Federal Theatre Project (1936-1939): An Introductory Analysis and Six Representative Plays

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CONTENTS
Illustrationsix
Acknowledgmentsxi
Introduction3
The Plays
HORSE PLAY (1936) A comedy from the Negro Unit of New York City by Dorothy Hailparn37
FLIGHT (1936) A documentary dramatization of the history of aviation in the style of the Living Newspaper by Oscar Saul and Louis Lantz59
THE BOILED EGGS (1937) A comedy from the Marionette Unit of New York City by Ruth Fenisong101
THE REVOLT OF THE BEAVERS (1937) A controversial fable from Broadway by Oscar Saul and Louis Lantz125
A LETTER TO SANTA CLAUS (1938) An anti-war Christmas pantomime produced as a gift to the children of Chicago by Charlotte Chorpenning175
PINOCCHIO (1938-39) A popular adaptation first produced in Los Angeles, then transferred to Broadway by Yasha Frank207

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