~OPEN[PLAY]Mollentrave on Women by Sutro - thw

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SonOfTheExiles
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Post by SonOfTheExiles » May 18th, 2021, 2:22 am

“Mollentrave on Women”, by Alfred Sutro (1863 - 1933)
Mollentrave has written a “Love Doctor” book for men entitled “Mollentrave on Women” which purports to give any man the “Midas Touch” with the fairer sex.

But as King Midas could’ve told us, these things have a way of backfiring…

(Summary by Son of the Exiles)
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/50099

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Genres for the project: Plays/Comedy

Keywords that describe the book: comedy, play

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"Sorry, my tongue got in the way of my eye-tooth, and I couldn't see what I was saying..."

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Post by SonOfTheExiles » May 18th, 2021, 2:25 am

Mr. Mollentrave, a very old man, with masses of snow-white hair; notwithstanding his age, he is alert and agile, with no trace of feebleness.

Sir Joseph Balsted, K.C., M.P. Aged 50.

Everard Swenboys - good-looking young man of 25.

Lord Contareen, a well-groomed, vacuous-looking man of 40.

Mr. Dexter

Mr. Noyes

Peters, Sir Joseph’s butler

Martin, Mollentrave’s Butler.

Lady Claude Derenham, daughter of Mr Mollentrave.

Margaret Messilent - Young woman of 19 from Australia; Daughter of deceased friend of Sir Joseph, who is now her guardian in England.

Miss Treable - Margaret's companion, a faded lady of uncertain age.

Mrs. Martelli - Sir Joseph’s housekeeper, a grim-faced, elderly woman, dressed in stiff black silk
"Sorry, my tongue got in the way of my eye-tooth, and I couldn't see what I was saying..."

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Post by ToddHW » May 19th, 2021, 9:28 am

Now that Belle Stratagem is at Archive waiting to be cataloged, I have ability to add this play to my MC list. Ready shortly.

EDIT: MW ready to be filled in.

Thanks, Todd

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Post by ToddHW » May 19th, 2021, 9:45 am

May I play Mr. Dexter?

Thanks, Todd

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Post by SonOfTheExiles » May 20th, 2021, 4:44 am

ToddHW wrote:
May 19th, 2021, 9:45 am
May I play Mr. Dexter?

Thanks, Todd
Signing you up.

Thanks,
Chris
"Sorry, my tongue got in the way of my eye-tooth, and I couldn't see what I was saying..."

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Post by wib66 » May 21st, 2021, 12:42 pm

May I play Mrs Martelli please

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Post by SonOfTheExiles » May 22nd, 2021, 1:43 am

wib66 wrote:
May 21st, 2021, 12:42 pm
May I play Mrs Martelli please
Most certainly! Thank you, signing you up.

Cheers,
Chris
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Post by wib66 » June 12th, 2021, 8:02 am


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Post by JoannaHoyt » June 16th, 2021, 3:11 am

May I read poor dear underappreciated insufferable Miss Treable?

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Post by SonOfTheExiles » June 16th, 2021, 6:07 pm

wib66 wrote:
June 12th, 2021, 8:02 am
Here is the file for Mrs Martelli

https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/mollentraveonwomen_01_mrsmartelli_128kb.mp3
Thank you, queued for PL.

Cheers,
Chris
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Post by SonOfTheExiles » June 16th, 2021, 6:07 pm

JoannaHoyt wrote:
June 16th, 2021, 3:11 am
May I read poor dear underappreciated insufferable Miss Treable?
Thank you, signing you up.

Cheers,
Chris
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Post by SonOfTheExiles » June 23rd, 2021, 7:25 pm

Thank you, queued for PL.

Cheers,
Chris
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Post by SonOfTheExiles » June 23rd, 2021, 7:26 pm

Thank you, queued for PL.

Cheers,
Chris
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