Tested one-act plays non-royalty successes from school and college theatre groups, including suggestions for playwriting and production by Oscar Ernest Sams

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  • College and school drama,
  • Amateur plays,
  • Drama -- Technique

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Other titlesOne-act plays.
Statementselected and edited by Oscar E. Sams, jr. With introductory chapters by William G. B. Carson.
ContributionsCarson, William G. B. 1891-
LC ClassificationsPN6120.C6 S27
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 341 p.
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6393245M
LC Control Number39027338

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