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: The Burglar

A Comedy in One Act by Margaret Cameron
Characters (in order of speaking):
Mrs. Valerie Armsby (a young widow) Miss Freda Dixon
Mrs. Mabel Dover ( a young bride) Miss Edith Brent
Mrs. John Burton (hostess)
The story takes place at that period of the evening when the shadows cast by the flickering fire play strange tricks on the imagination. The four young ladies, who are spending a brief holiday at Mrs. Burton's seaside bungalow, indulge, with humorous results, in a heated discussion about a recent burglary. The vague details of this burglary have, without any apparent reason, grown to alarming proportions.
The cast includes ;


Unknown: Mrs. Valerie Armsby
Unknown: Miss Freda Dixon
Unknown: Mrs. Mabel Dover
Unknown: Miss Edith Brent
Unknown: Mrs. John Burton
Unknown: Marion Thwaite-Matthews
Unknown: Lucia Rogers
Unknown: Ella Forsyth

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