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Rhapsody in Red and other plays

eBook (PDF), 251 Pages
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Four plays by British novelist and playwright, Robert Salvin. Rhapsody in Red is a dramatic examination of censorship and artistic freedom, set in 1930s Moscow and post-War Hollywood. The Hypochondriac is an abridged translation of Molière's Le Malade Imaginaire, set in Edwardian London. An Actor's Life For Me is an old-school farce in the Whitehall tradition. The Spy Who Came Down With a Cold is an affection pastiche of the John Le Carré/Len Deighton spy novels, set in London and Berlin.
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  • By Robert Salvin
    Sep 6, 2011
    "Edinburgh News review" "Salvin's target is state-sponsored censorship. His vehicle is comedy, in a plot which imagines Harpo Marx inspiring Russian playwright Mikhail Bulgakov to write a script that is suppressed by the pre-war Soviet authorities. The same script, when turned into a post-war Hollywood movie, is then the subject of McCarthy's communist witch-hunts.""Salvin's research is good and his idea is not only nicely balanced but it also makes strong fictional use of historical characters. This certainly deserves to be seen again."
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Product Details

Edition
Second Edition
Publisher
Catchymonkey Press
Published
October 1, 2011
Language
English
Pages
251
File Format
PDF
File Size
706.23 KB

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