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A Competition.
Organised by PEARSON'S WEEKLY.
Four Short Dramatic Sketches will be enacted in the studio. Each Sketch will terminate in an ambiguous situation. For the best solutions of these playlets, the Editor of Pearson's Weekly offers Prizes to the value of £100.
The Sketches will be Presented by : R. E. JEFFREY.
Interpreted by THEO. CHARLTON. MICHAEL HOGAN.
PHYLLIS PANTING.
MIRIAM FERRIS.
HENRY OSCAR.
JEAN STURROCK.
1. " The Cross Roads," by Robert Magill.
At a corner in the suburbs of London where four streets cross, Herbert meets his friend George, who is riding a motor-cycle. George stops as Herbert calls to him.
2. " Birds of a Feather."
In a bachelor's sitting-room, Montague Montmorency and his friend, Percy Tufto , arc discussing the former's unfortunate engagement with Poppy Vavasour , a somewhat gay young lady.
3. " The Fatal Flaw."
In a poorly-furnished sitting-room we find Fred Ballance , a married man with three young children; his wife, Irene, has just recovered from a serious illness. Fred is bending over some blue print plans which are spread out upon the table. Irene comes in and questions him about them.
4. " Dinner for Six."
In a small country cottage which has been lent to them, Laura Robinson is consulting the pages of a cookery book while she awaits the arrival of her husband, Edward, who has gone down to the village grocer to endeavour to procure some necessities on tick.

Contributors

Presented By:
R. E. Jeffrey.
Unknown:
Phyllis Panting.
Unknown:
Miriam Ferris.
Unknown:
Jean Sturrock.
Unknown:
Robert Magill.
Unknown:
Percy Tufto
Unknown:
Poppy Vavasour
Unknown:
Fred Ballance
Unknown:
Laura Robinson

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