Category Archives: Drama

At the Movies

Source: Harold B. Allen and Joseph Upper, At the Movies: A Farcical Novelty in One Scene (New York: Samuel French, 1921) Text: CAST The Man in the Aisle Seat. Mr. Griggs, who has seen the picture before. Mrs. Griggs. Clarice, … Continue reading

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Maisie at the Movies

Source: Gertrude S. Walton, Maisie at the Movies (Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1922) Text: CHARACTER – A Shop-Girl. She is overdressed, wears her hair in extreme fashion and her nose is powdered white. She is chewing gum vigorously. (Gropes … Continue reading

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Minnie at the Movies

Source: Marian Bowlan, ‘Minnie at the Movies’, from City Types: A Book of Monologues Sketching the City Woman (Chicago: T.S. Denison, 1916 – copyright date of original piece 1913), pp. 231-235 Text: Minnie at the Movies Character: MINNIE MURRAY, an … Continue reading

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