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The Play-to

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An Acting-Rehearsal with commentary by E. MARTIN BROWNE
This talk will. be illustrated by excerpts from Antony and Cleopatra and The Mask and the Face given by HENZIE RAEBURN and ROBERT SPEAIGHT
In these illuminating talks on the play and the theatre and all to do with the theatre, listeners have heard a great deal about the producer and his job, and about the producer at work, and today they are to hear him take a rehearsal.
So much-if not everything-depends on the producer. A bad one, by inability to convey to the cast what he wants, by not knowing what he wants, by lack of leadership and a disposition to get people's backs up, can let down the whole show. A good producer can make both the actors and the play.
Today E. Martin Browne will show both kinds of producer. Illustrations will be given from Antony and Cleopatra and from The Mask and the Face, and the players will be Robert Speaight and Henzie Raeburn. Did the producer treat them right ? Did they get what the producer wanted ?

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Commentary By: E. Martin Browne
Unknown: Henzie Raeburn
Unknown: E. Martin Browne
Unknown: Robert Speaight
Unknown: Henzie Raeburn.

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