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A Comedietta in One Act by ALBERT E. DRINKWATER
From Birmingham
The Scene is the entrance hall of Vandate
Towers, an old mansion, now somewhat decayed, recently bought by Nora Lorraine. the last of her line. It is almost ten o'clock on December 20, and the candles are guttering in the draught which Dennis is striving to stop at the windows. Nora has found in an-old box a legend of the family dating back to Cavalier times, and. half in fun and lialf in earnest, has dressed herself in the period of 1045, and awaits developments.


Unknown: Albert E. Drinkwater
Unknown: Nora Lorraine.
Leonard Leicester: Stuart Vinden
Dennis (an Old Servant): Wortley Allen
Nora Lorraine-: Gladys Ward

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