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A Play in Five Acts by J. VAUCHAN EMMETT
Characters :
You are to hear this play as being performed by Italian peasants on the hillside close to the town of Assist, where a group of British tourists visiting Italy under the guidance of an Englishman well up in the history and traditions of that country, have, at his instigations, decided to stay and see it before leaving the neighbourhood.
The guide gives explanations at the beginning of each act. both of the play itself and of the work and life of St. Francis.
The Author wishes to acknowledge the debt which he owes to Sabatier's great work on St. Francis, and to Miss Houghton's translation of it.


Unknown: J. Vauchan
A Guide: Henry Oscar
St Francis: Frank Randell
Some of the Companions of St. Francis; Pietro Bernardone, his Father: Herbert Ross
Bernado di Quantavalle, his Friend: Harold Young
Brother Leo: Leonard Shepherd
Brother Angelo: Abraham Sofaer
Brother Masseo: S Creagh Henry
Brother Bernado: Victor Lewisohn
Another Brother: C Leveson Lane

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