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B O STO N P UR LI C -LIBRARY 




USEFUL REFERENCE SERIES No. 30 



INDEX TO ONE -ACT PLAYS 



AN INDEX TO 



ONE ACT PLAYS 



COMPILED BY 
HANNAH LOGASA, Pn.B. 

LIBRARIAN, UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL, THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO 

AND 
WINIFRED VER NOOY, B.L.S. 

REFERENCE LIBRARIAN THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LIBRARIES 



BOSTON 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 

PAGE 

Preface 3 

How to use this index 3 

Abbreviations and symbols used in this index 5 

Key ........ 11 

Titles ' 36 

Authors 203 

Subjects 263 

Collections . 277 



PREFACE 

This index contains over 5000 titles of one-act plays written in 
English or translated into English from a foreign language, published 
since 1900. Although the index is not complete, it is comprehensive 
and serviceable. 



HOW TO USE THIS INDEX 

The key is the bibliographical identification of a play. Key letters 
refer to book in which play may be found. Magazine references are 
given the identification used by the Reader's Guide to Periodical 
Literature. 

The title index contains full information about the individual play, 
e. g., author, number and kind of characters, setting or background, 
suitability for elementary or high school pupils, and letters which 
refer to the Key showing in what book or magazine the play may be 
found. Refer to the title index from author, subject and collection 
indexes. 



ABBREVIATIONS 

* suitable for children. 

f ." suitable for high school. 

:}: suitable for junior high. 

anon anonymous. 

Apr April. 

Ang August. 

b boy. 

c children. 

Dec December. 

Feb February. 

g girl. 

il illustrated. 

Jan January. 

July ...... July. 

June June. 

m men. 

Mar March. 

May May. 

n. d no date. 

Nov November. 

Oct. . . ... . October. 

s servant. 

Sc scene. 

Sept September. 

tr translated or translator. 

w. women. 



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KEY TO BOOKS INDEXED 

AB Arkwright, Ruth. Brownikins and other fancies. Lond. Dar- 

ton, n. d. 

ABB Abbott, Keene. Hair Trigger Smith. Omaha, Nebr. Keene 

Abbott, 1909. 

ABF Abercrombie, Lasceiles. Four short plays. Lond. Martin 

Seeker, 1922. 

AE Anderson, Mrs. Isabel. Everyboy and other plays for children. 

N. Y. Shakespeare Press, 1914. 

ALQ Alquist, Joan. The wooing of Mary of Magdela. Denver, Colo. 

Joan Alquist, 1921. 

AND Andreev, Leonid. Love of one's neighbor. N. Y. Albert and 

Charles Boni, 1914. 

ANP Antigo Publishing Co. Plays. Antigo, Wis. Antigo Pub. Co., 

n.d. 

AO Alabama Centennial Com'n. Series of children's plays in com- 

memoration of the close of a century of statehood. Mont- 
gomery, Ala. Paragon Press, 1919. 

AP Aldis, Mary. Plays for small stages. N. Y. Duffield, 1915. 

APP Ames. Theatrical plays. Lebanon,. Ohio. March Bros., 11. d. 

AS American School Peace League. Bost. u. d. 

AU Augier, Emile. Four plays, tr. from the French by Barrett 

H. Clark. N. Y. Knopf, 1915. 

B Baker, Walter H. & Co. Plays. Bost. Walter H. Baker, n. d. 

BA Baring, Maurice. Diminutive dramas. Lond. Martin Seeker, 

n. d. 

BAB Baker, Walter II. & Co. Plays in pinafores. Bost. Walter 

H. Baker, 1916. 

BAG Baker, Walter H. & Co. Merry Christmas plays and enter- 

tainments by various authors. Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1916. 

BAD Bangs, John K. The real thing and three other farces. N. Y. 

Harper, 1909. 

BAL Baldwin, Sidney. Five plays and five pantomimes. Phila. 

Penn, 1923. 

BAN Baldwin, Charles C. (Charles Gordon, pseud.) Airy nothings; 

or, What you will. N. Y. Sturgis & Walton, 1917. 

BAG Bantock, Leedham & Greenbank, Percy. Man the life boats. 

Washington, D. C. J. D. Milans, 1908. 

BAP Bax, Clifford. Polite satires. Lond. Medici Society, 1922. 

BAQ Barrington, Pauline B. When the young birds go. Los An- 

geles, Calif. C. C. Parker, 1915. 

BAR Barton, George E. The pipe of desire and other plays. Bost. 

Old Corner Book Store, 1905. 
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BAS Barne, Kitty. (Mrs. Eric Streatfield) Susie pays a visit. 

Lond. J. Curwen & Sons, n. d. 
BAT Baker, George M. & others. Ten plays for boys. Bost. Walter 

H. Baker, 1918. 

BAX Baxley, Isaac R. Poems and plays. Vol. I. San Francisco, 

Calif. A. M. Robertson, 1921. 

BB Bynner, Witter. A book of plays. N. Y. Knopf, 1922. 

BBC Burrows, Edith M. & others. Cheery comedies for Christmas. 

Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1915. 

BBS Burrows, Edith ; Bridgham, Gladys R. & others. Short plays 

for small players. Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1915. 

BD Browne, Horace B. Short plays from Dickens. Lond. Chap- 

man & Hall, 1908. 

BE Barrie, James M. Echoes of the war. N. Y. Scribner, 1918. 

BEG Beith, John H. (Ian Hay, pseud.) The crimson cocoanut 

and other plays. Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1913. 

BEJ N Bell, Lady. Nursery comedies. N. Y. Longmans, Green, 1918. 

BEL Bellini, Gabriel. The triumph of remorse. N. Y. J. W. Faw- 

cett, 1916. 

BEP Benton, William B. Poems. Vol. III. (Chrysanthemum ed.) 

N. Y. W T illiam B. Benton, 1915. 

BBS Betts, Frank. Saga plays. N. Y. Longmans, Green, 1917. 

BET Barrie, James M. "Der tag"; or, The tragic man. N. Y. 

Scribner, 1914. 
BEY Brown-Evarts, Edith. Young folks' dialogues and dramas. 

Chic. M. H. Donohue, 1902. 
BF Beach, Lewis. Four one-act plays. N. Y. Brentano's, 1921. 

BFR Bechhofer, C. E. Five Russian plays with one from the Uk- 

rainian. N. Y. Button, 1916. 

BH Barrie, James M. Half hours. N. Y. Scribner, 1914. 

BHP Bullivant, Cecil H., ed. Home plays: a collection of new, 

simple and effective plays for boys and girls. N. Y. Dodge 
Pub. Co., n. d. 

BJP Benavente, Jacinto. Plays, tr. by Underbill. N. Y. Scrib- 

ner, 1917. 

BJP2 Benavente, Jacinto. Plays. Second series, tr. by Underbill. 

N. Y. Scribner, 1918. 

BJP3 Benavente, Jacinto. Plays. Third series, tr. by Underbill. 

N. Y. Scribner, 1918. 

BKG Botomley, Gordon. Gruach and Britain^ daughter. Bost. 

Small. Maynard. 1921. 

BKL Bottomley, Gordon. King Lear's wife, and other one-act plays. 

Bost. Small, Maynard, n. d. 

BL Bloxam, .E. E. Little pageant plays for children. Lond. Wells, 

Gardner, Darton, n. d. 

BLC Barbee, Lindsey. Cinderella and five other fairy plays. Chic. 

T. S. Denison, 1922. 

BLE. Block, Etta, tr. One-act plays from the Yiddish. Cincinnati. 

Stewart Kidd, 1923. 

BLO Block Publishing Co. Plays. N. Y. Block Pub. Co., n. d. 

BLP Barbee, Lindsey. Let's pretend. Chic. T. S. Denison, 1917. 

BM Belmont, Mrs. O. H. P. & Maxwell, Elsa. Melinda and her 

sisters. N. Y. Robert J. Shores, 1916. 



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BO Brown, Alice. One-act plays. N. Y. Macmillan, 1921. 

HOT Bottomley, Gordon. The riding to Lithend. Portland, Maine. 

Thos. B. Mosher, 1910. 
B P Bennett, E. Arnold. Polite farces. N. Y. Doran, n. d. 

BR Bell, Lady and Richmond, Mrs. Herbert. The cat and the fid- 

dle book. N. Y. Longmans, Green, 1922. 

BRA Branch, Anna H. The shoes that danced and other poems. 

Bost. Houghton, Mifflin, 1905. 
BRB Brunner, Emma B. Bits of background in one-act plays. N. Y. 

Knopf, 1919. 
BRC Branch, Anna H. The heart of the road, and other poems. 

Bost. Houghton, Mifflin, 1901. 
BRD Branch, Anna H. Rose of the wind, and other poems. Bost. 

Houghton, Mifflin, 1910. 
BRE Breed, James E. Every credit man. Portland, Oregon, J. E. 

Breed, 1916. 
BRI Brand, Alfred. The infernal masculine and other comedies. 

Bost. Cornhill Co., 1918. 

BRO Broido, Louis. The enemies of Israel. Cincinnati, Ohio. Cin- 

cinnati Dept. of Synagogue and School Extension. Union of 

American Hebrew Congregations, 1917. 
BRP Brighouse, Harold. Plays for the meadow and plays for the 

lawn. N. Y. French, 1921. 
BRQ Brown, Alice. Joint owners in Spain. Chic. Little Theatre, 

1914. 
BRW Bell, May. What of the night? and other sketches. Lond. 

Arthur H. Stockwell, 1918. 

BS Barnum, Madalene D. School plays for all occasions. New- 

ark, N. J. Barse & Hopkins, 1922. 

BSB Benton, Rita. Bible plays. N. Y. The Abingdon press, 1922. 

B S C Benton, Rita. The star-child and other plays. N. Y. Writers 

Pub. Co., 1921. 
BSD Benton, Rita. Shorter Bible plays. N. Y. Abingdon press, 

1922. 
B S M Benavente, Jacinto. The smile of Mona Lisa. Bost. Richard 

G. Badger, 1912. 
BT Barker, Granville. Three short plays. Bost. Little, Brown, 

1917. 
BU Burbank, Barbara & others. Comedies for young folks. Bost. 

Walter H. Baker, 1902. 

BUE Buckton, A. M. Eager heart. Lond. Methuen, 1904. 

BUJ Bugbee, Willis N. Jolly Christmas book. Syracuse, N. Y. 

Willis N. Bugbee, n. d. 

BUP Bugbee, Willis N. Plays. Syracuse, N. Y. W. N. Bugbee, n. d. 

BUR Burkham, Lucie T. When the land was young. Cincinnati, 

Ohio. D. A. R. Chapter, 1909. 

BYL Bynner, Witter. The little king. N. Y. Kennerley, 1914. 

BYR Byrne, Lee. Quarry slaves. Bost. Poet-lore, 1914. 

BYT Bynner, Witter. Tiger. Lond. D. J. Rider, 1914. 

Cl Cohen, Helen L., ed. One-act plays by modern authors. N. Y. 

Harcourt, Brace, 1921. 
C2 Cohen, Helen L. The junior play book. N. Y. Harcourt, 

Brace, 1923. 



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CA Calderon, George. Eight one-act plays. Lond. Grant Richards, 

1922. 
CAC Cameron, Margaret. Comedies in miniature. N. Y. McClure, 

Philips, 1903. 
CAI Caine, Hall. The iron hand. N. Y. McConnell Printing Co., 

1916. 

CAM Camp Outfitting Co. Plays. N. Y. Camp Outfitting Co., n. d. 

CAN Campbell, Evangeline. The husking bee. Haverhill, Mass. 

Franklin P. Stiles, 1910. 
CAP Cannan, Gilbert. Four plays. Lond. Sidgwick & Jackson, 

1913. 
CAR Carr, Albert. The cowboy and the lady. Hill City, So. Dakota. 

Albert Carr, 1912. 
CB Chambers, C. I. The Boy Scouts' book of plays. Lond. Well, 

Gardner, Darton, 1914. 
CBI Clark, Barrett H. Representative one-act plays by British and 

Irish authors. Bost. Little, Brown, 1921. 
CO Cauldwell, Samuel M. Chocolate cake and black sand. N. Y. 

Putnam, 1917. 

CCC Carter, Elsie H. Christmas candles. N. Y. Holt, 1915. 

CD Craig, Anne A.' T. The dramatic festival. N. Y. Putnam, 

1912. 
CDL olum, Padraic. Dramatic legends and other poems. N. Y. 

Macmillan, 1922. 

Cannan, Gilbert. Everybody's husband. N. Y. Huebsch, 1917. 
Clark, Barrett H. Four plays of the Free Theatre. Cincin- 
nati. Stewart Kidd, 1914. 
CFA Chapman, John J. Four plays for children. N. Y. Moffat, 

Yard, 1908. 

CFP Carolina folk-plays. N. Y. Holt, 1922. 

CFS Conger, Margaret L. Folk story plays for children. N. Y. 

James A. McCann, 1920. 
CH Cleather, Dorothy. A handy book of plays for girls. Chic. 

Saalfield Pub. Co., n. d. 
CHA Chapin, Harry L. Poems and plays. N. Y. The Shakespeare 

Press, 1915. 

CHB Chamberlain, Basil H. Japanese poetry. Lond. John Mur- 

ray, 1911. 
CHC Chaplin, Alice W. A play a month for female characters. 

Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1917. 

CHD Chekhov, Anton. Plays. Second series. N. Y. Scribner, 1912. 

CHE Chekhov, Anton. Plays, tr. from Russian by Marian Fell. 

Vol. I. N. Y. Scribner, 1916. 
CHF Corbin, John. Husbands, and The forbidden guests. Bost. 

Houghton, Mifflin, 1910. 
CHU Churchill, E. P. The special rehearsal. Peoria, 111. Frank 

Brown, 1907. 

CJ Cabell, James B. The jewel merchants. N. Y. McBride, 1921. 

CK Crocker, Bosworth. Humble folk. Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 

1923. 

CL Crocker, Bosworth. The last straw. N. Y. Frank Shay, 1917. 

CLA Clark, Milton F. The scoop. San Francisco, Calif. M. E. 

Clark, 1907. 



AN INDEX TO ONE- ACT PLAYS 15 

OLD Clements, Colin C. Plays for a folding theatre. Cincinnati. 

Stewart Kidd, 1923. 
OLE Clemenceau, Georges. The veil of happiness. N. Y. T. M. 

Cleland, 1920. 
CLF Cleugh, Dennis. The violet under the snow. Lond. Simpkin, 

Marshall, 1915. 
C O Cooke, Marjorie B. Dramatic episodes. Chic. Dramatic Pub. 

Co., 1904. 

COO Cockrell, Maud. Golliwog in Fairyland. Bost. Le Roy Phil- 

lips, 1921. 
COI Coit, Henry A. War's end. Los Angeles, Calif. Clyde Brown, 

1917. 
CON Converse, Florence. The blessed birthday. N. Y. Dutton, 

1917. 

COV Cowan, Sada. The state forbids. N. Y. Kennerley, 1915. 

COW Code, Grant H. When the fates decree. Pittsburgh, Pa. Pea- 

body High School, 1914. 
COX Cox, Ethel L. Poems lyric and dramatic. Bost. Richard G. 

Badger, 1904. 

CT Chapin, Harold. Three one act plays. N. Y. French, 1921. 

CU California University, Little Theatre Workshop. Plays of the 

University of California Little Theatre Workshop. Uni- 
versity of California. Little Theatre Press, 1922. 
DA Dix, Beulah M. Allison's lad and other martial interludes. 

N. Y. Holt, 1910. 

DA A Davis, Malcolm W. Plays. N. Y. Malcolm W. Davis, 1915. 

DAB Davis, M. E. M. A bunch of roses and other parlor plays. 

Bost. Small, Maynard, 1903. 
DAD Daly, Arnold. The dominant male, essays and plays. N. Y. 

Moffat, Yard, 1921. 

DAF Davis, Richard H. Farces. N. Y. Scribner, 1906. 

DAG Denton, Clara J. The program book. N. Y. J. Fischer & 

Bros., 1910. 

DAH Denton, Clara J. All the holidays. Chic. A. Flanagan, 1905. 

DAI Denton, Clara J. When the curtain rises. Program book. 

Vol. II. N. Y. J. Fischer & Bros., 1909. 

DAK Dakota play makers. Plays. University of North Dakota, 1920. 

DAL Dakota Play maker plays. First series. Four one-act plays on 

Colonial themes. Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1923. 
DAN Daniel, C. W. Plays. Lond. C. W. Daniel, n. d. 

DAO Dane, Essex. One act plays. Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1923. 

DEM Demarest, William T. Plays. Marmoreneck, N. Y. W. T. 

Demarest, n. d. 

DEP Denison, T. S. Plays. Chic. T. S. Denison, n. d. 

DF Dunsany, Lord. Five plays. Bost. Little, Brown, 1914. 

DFN Dunsany, Lord. A night at an inn. N. Y. Sunwise Turn, 

1916. 
DFO Dunsany, Lord. Plays of near and far. N. Y. Putnam, 

1922. 
DFP Dunsany, Lord. Plays of gods and men. Bost. John Luce, 

1917. 
DI C Dickinson, Thomas H., ed. Chief contemporary dramatists. 

Bost. Houghton, Mifflin, 1915. 



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DK Dell, Floyd. King Arthur's socks and other village plays. N. 

Y. Knopf, 1922. 
DL Denison, Emily. H. The little mother of the slums and other 

plays. Bost. Gorham Press, 1915. 
DLP Dalkeith, Lena. Little plays. Lond. T. C. & E. C. Jack, n. d. 

DM Down, Oliphant. The maker of dreams. Lond. Gowans & 

Gray, 1914. 
DO Dopp, Katharine E. Homer and David. (From an essay by 

Edward E. Hale) Westwood, Mass. Ariel Press, 1903. 

DOF Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society. Voices from every- 

where. N. Y. The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, 

1914. 

ROR Dorsen, Helen. Power of loyalty. N. Y. Moffat, Yard, 1918. 

DOT Doty, Harry M. Plays. Chatham, N. Y. Harry M. Doty, n. d. 

DOW Downing, Henry F. & Downing, Mrs. H. F. Placing Paul's 

play. Lond. Francis Griffiths, 1913. 
DP Dreiser, Theodore. Plays of the natural and the supernatural. 

Bost. John Lane, 1916. 

DP A Drinkwater, John. Pawns: three poetic plays. Lond. Sidg- 

wick & Jackson, 1917. 

DPF Dargan, Olive T. & Peterson, Frederick. The flutter of gold- 

leaf and other plays. N. Y. Scribner, 1922. 
DPN Dowson, Ernest. The poems of Ernest Dowson. N. Y. John 

Lane, 1917. 
DPO Dowson, Ernest. The Pierrot of the minute. Portland, Maine. 

Mosher, 1913. 
DPP Dramatic Publishing Co. Plays. Chic. Dramatic Pub. Co., 

n. d. 

DR Drinkwater, John. The storm. Birmingham, Eng. John Drink- 

water, 1915. 

DS E Davis, R. H. & Sheehan, P. P. Efficiency. N. Y. Doran, 1917. 

DU Duran, Leo, tr. Plays of old Japan. N. Y. Thomas Seltzer, 

1921. 
DUN Dunn, Fannie W. What shall we play? (A dramatic reader) 

N. Y. Macmillan, 1916. 
ED Educational Publishing Co. The first flag and other patriotic 

plays and exercises. Bost. Educational Pub. Co., 1917. 
EDG Edgar, Mary S. The wayside .piper. N. Y. National Board of 

Y. W. C. A., 1915. 
EG Egbert, Frank H. Capitulation of Mr. Hyleigh. Hamilton, 

Ohio. Brown & Whitaker, 1906. 
EL Ellis, Mrs. Havelock. Love in danger. Bost. Houghton, Mif- 

flin, 1915. 
EL A Ellis, Mrs. Havelock. The subjection of Kezia. Stratford- 

on-Avon. Shakespeare Head Press, 1908. 
E L T 1 Eliot, Samuel A., Jr., ed. Little Theatre classics. Vol I. Bost. 

Little, Brown, 1917. 
ELT2 Eliot, Samuel A., Jr., ed. Little Theatre classics. Vol. II. 

Bost. Little, Brown, 1917. 
ELT3 Eliot, Samuel A., Jr., e'd. Little Theatre classics. Vol. III. 

Bost. Little, Brown, 1921. 
ELT4 Eliot, Samuel A., Jr., ed. Little Theatre classics. Vol. IV. 

Bost. Little, Brown, 1922. 



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E P Eldridge. Plays. Franklin, Ohio. Eldridge Entertainment House, 

n. d. 

ER Ervine, St. John G. Four Irish plays. Dublin. Maunsel, 

1914. 

ERA Ervine, St. John G. The magnanimous lover. Dublin. Maun- 

sel, 1912. 

ET Elkins, Fenton B. Three tremendous trifles. N, Y. DuflBeld, 

1919. 

E T E Elwes, Mary. Temporary engagements and other plays. Lond. 

Francis Griffiths. 1920. 

EV Evans, Delia J. Two plays and a preface. Bost. Richard G. 

Badger, 1921. 

EVM Evans, Florence W. The ride home, poems, with "The mar- 

riage of Guineth." Bost. Houghton, Mifflin, 1913. 

E W Ehrmann, Max. The wife of Marobius. N. Y. Kennerley, 

1911. 

FE Foucher, Laure C. Effie's Christmas dream. Bost. Little, 

Brown, 1912. 

FEN Fenollosa, Erncrt & Pound, Ezra. 'Noh' ; or, Accomplishment. 

N. Y. Knopf, 1917. 

F E R Ferrer, Linna M. Bobby's dream. Bost. Quincy Prevoca- 

tional Center. Boston Public School, 1921. 
FET Fay, Frederic L. & Emerson, M. A. Three plays for boys. 

(International Com'n of Young Men's Christian Ass'n.) N. 

Y. Association Press, 1919. 

FF Fitzmaurice, George. Five plays. Bost. Little, Brown, 1914. 

F G Fotheringham, E. M. & Gemmell, John. Tiny plays for tiny 

people. N. Y. French, 1921. 

FI Fischer, J. & Bros. Plays. N. Y. J. Fischer & Bros., n. d. 

FI L Fillmore Music House. Plays. Cincinnati,, Ohio. Fillmore 

Music House, n. d. 

FL Flanagan, A., Co. Plays. Chic. A. Flanagan, n. d. 

FLE Fleming, Charles L. The telephone. Phila. R. S. Joyce, 1903. 

F L S Flying stag plays. N. Y. Egmont Arens, n. d. 

FO Foley. James W. Sing a song of Sleepy Head. N. Y. Dutton, 

1922. 

FOS Four Seas Co. Plays. Bost. Four Seas, n. d. 

FP Fitzgerald. Plays. N. Y. Fitzgerald Pub. Corporation, n. d. 

FR France, Anatole. The man who married a dumb wife. N. Y. 

Lane, 1915. 

F S 1 47 workshop. Plays. First series. N. Y. Brentano's, 1918. 

F S 2 47 workshop. Plays. Second series. N. Y. Brentano's, 1920. 

F S 3 47 workshop. Plays. Third series. N. Y. Brentano's, 1922. 

F S D French, Samuel. French's Standard Drama. N. Y. French, 

n. d. 

F S J Frank, Florence K. Jael. Chic. Little Theatre, 1914. 

F S P Frank, Maude M. Short plays about famous authors. N. Y. 

Holt, 1915. 
FU Fuller, Alice C. Dramatized stories, myths, and legends. 

Franklin, Ohio, Eldridge Entertainment House, 1913. 
Ul Grange plays Number one. One-act plays. Compiled by J. 

W. Darrow. N. Y. Chatham, 1914. 



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G2 Grange plays Number two. One-act plays. Compiled by J. 

W. Darrow. N. Y. Chatham, 1915. 
O3 Grange plays Number three. Pub. by J. W. Darrow. N. Y. 

Chatham, 1915. 
GAL Gascoin, Catherine B. The lumber room and other plays. N. 

Y. Vaughan & Gomme, 1914. 

GAT Garnett, Louise A. Three to make ready. N. Y. Doran, 1923. 

GBA Goodman, Kenneth S. Barbara. (Stage Guild plays) N. Y. 

Vaujjhan & Gomme. 1914. 
GD Greene, Clay M. The dispensation and other plays. N. Y. 

Doran, 1914. 
GDL Greene, Kathleen C. The little boy out of the wood and other 

dream plays. N. Y. Lane, 1917. 
GF Goodlander, Mabel R. Fairy plays for children. Chic. Rand 

McNally, n. d. 
GO Gordon, Leon. The gentleman Ranker and other plays. Bost. 

Four Seas, 1919. 
GI Gregory, Lady Isabelle A. The image and other plays. N. Y. 

Putnam, 1!)22. 
GI A Gibson, Wilfrid W. Battle and other poems. N. Y. Macmil- 

lan, 1917. 
GI B Gibson, Wilfrid W. Borderlands and Thoroughfares. N. Y. 

Macmillan. 1914. 

GI D Gibson, Wilfrid-W. Daily bread. N. Y. Macmillan, 1916. 

GI E Gibbins, J. R. Becoming an American. Eden, Idaho. J. R. 

Gibbins, 1920. 
GI I Gregory, Lady Isabelle A. Irish folk-history plays. Second 

series. N. Y. Putnam, 1912. 
GI P Gibson, Wilfrid W. Poems, 1904-1917. N. Y. Macmillan, 

1912-1917. 

GI S Gibson, Wilfrid W. Stonefolds. Lond. Elkin Mathews, 1916. 

GJ Goddard, Harold. The sisters. Swarthmore, Penn. H. God- 

dard, 1914. 

GO Gould, Felix. The marsh maiden. Bost. Four Seas, 1918. 

GOR Gordon. Henry. Thirst. N. Y. New Rochelle, 1912. 

GP Glaspell, Susan. Plays. Bost. Small, Maynard, 1920. 

GPC Glaspell, Susan. The people, and Close the book. N. Y. Shay, 

1918. 
GQ Goodman, Kenneth S. Quick curtains. Chic. Stage Guild, 

1915. 
GQA Goodman, Kenneth S. More quick curtains. Chic. Stage Guild, 

1923. 
GR Griffith, Benjamin L. C. Plays and monologues. Phila. Penn 

Pub. Co.. 1901. 
GRA Griffith, William. Candles in the sun. Chic. The Bookfellows, 

1921. 
GttE Greve, Clifford. The militant God and some sonnets, verses and 

rhymes. Kansas City, Burton Pub. Co., 1918. 
GRF Grendon, Felix. Will he come back? N. Y. New Review Pub. 

Ass'n., 1916. 
GRL Graham, Manta S. Light weights. Bost. Cornhill Pub. Co., 

1921. 



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GRN Greenwald, M. Our uncle from the West. N Y Leo Feist 

1912. 



Grossman, Samuel S. The Purim players. Phila. J. H. 
Greenstone, 1911. 

GRY Gregory, Lady Isabelle A. The full moon. Dublin, Ireland. 

Lady Gregory, 1911. 

GRZ Gregory, Lady Isabelle A. New comedies. N. Y. Putnam, 

1913. 

GS Gregory, Lady Isabelle A. Seven short plays. N. Y. Putnam. 

1903. 

GSS Galsworthy, John, Six short plays. N. Y. Scribner, 191 ">- 

1921. 

GT Gerstenberg, Alice. Ten one-act plays. N. Y. Brentano's, 

1921. 

GU Gunnison, Binney. New dialogues and plays for young people, 

ages fifteen to twenty-five. Adapted from the popular works 
of well-known authors. N. Y. Hinds, Hayden. & Eldredge, 
1905. 

GUB Guptil, Elizabeth F. & Hunting, Ema S. & others. Bright ideas 

for Christmas. Lebanon, Ohio. March Bros., 1920. 
GUC Guptill, Elizabeth F. The complete Hallowe'en book. Lebanon. 

Ohio. March Bros., 1915. 
GUD Guptill, Elizabeth F. Guptill's new Christmas book. Lebanon, 

Ohio. March Bros., 1915. 
GUI Guild, Thacher H. The power of a God and other one-act 

plays. Urbana, 111., University of Illinois Press, 1919. 
GUT Guptill, Elizabeth F. Twelve plays for children, humorous, 

wise and otherwise. Chic. Beckley-Cardy, 1916. 

GW Gibson, Wilfrid W. Womenkind. N. Y. Macmillan, 1912. 

HA Housman, Laurence. Angels and ministers. Lond. Cape, 1921. 

HA4 Housinan, Laurence. Angels and ministers: four plays of Vic- 

torian shade and character. N. Y. Harcourt, Brace, 1922. 
HAB Housman, Laurence. False premises: five one-act plays. Ox- 

ford, England. Basil Blackwell, 1922. 
HAD Henderson, Mrs. Alice C. Adam's dream and two other miracle 

plays for children. N. Y. Scribner, 1909. 
HAE Haslett, Harriet H. Dolores of the Sierra and other one-act 

plays. San Francisco, Calif., Paul Elder, 1917. 
HAG Hagedorn, Hermann. The horse thieves. Bost. H. Hagedorn, 

1909. 
HAH Hazard, Rowland G. How Robin Hood once was a Wait: a 

miracle play or Christmas masque. S. P. C. Providence R. 

I., 1912. 
HAL Hale, Harris G. & Hall, Newton M. The story of Jacob. Bost. 

Pilgrim Press, 1900. 
HAN2 Hankin. St. John. Dramatic works. Vol. II. N. Y. Kenner- 

ley, 1912. 
HAN 3 Hankin. St. John. Dramatic works. Vol. III. N. Y. ffenner- 

ley, 1912. 

HAP Housman, Laurence. Possession. Lond. Cape, 1922. 

HAR Housman, Laurence. The wheel: three poetic plays on Greek 

subjects. N. Y. French, 1920. 
HAS Halman, Doris F. Set the stage for eight. Bost. Little, 

Brown, 1923. 



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HAT Harnwell, Anna J. The sin of Ahab. N. Y. Doran, 1922. 

HB Harper's book of little plays. Selected by Madalene D Barnum 

N. Y. Harper, 1910. 

HD1 Harvard Dramatic Club. Plays. N. Y. Brentano's, 1918. 

HE> 2 Harvard Dramatic Club. Plays. Second series. N. Y. Bren- 

tano's, 1919. 

HE Heath, Lilian M. Enjoyable entertainments. Bost. United So- 

ciety of Christian Endeavor, 1913. 
HEA Hewlett, Maurice. The Agonists: a trilogy of God and man 

N. Y. Scribner, 1911. 
HER Herbach, Joseph. The rehearsal. Phila., J. H. Greenstone, 

1911. 
HES Hervilly, Ernest. Sayonara. ed. by Kenneth S. Guthrie. 

Brooklyn, N. Y. Comparative Literature Press, 1912. 

HF Houghton, Stanley. Five one-act plays. N. Y. French, 1913. 

HH Hill, Frederick T. High School farces. N. Y. Stokes, 1920. 

HHA Hill, Edward G. The House of Aegeus and other verse. Louis- 

ville, Ky.. The Standard Printing Co., 1920. 

HM Hofmannsthal, Hugo H., elder von. Madonna Dianora. (Con- 

temporary Dramatists series) Bost. Richard G. Badger, 
1916. 
HO Hope, Winifred A. Friends in bookland. N. Y. Macmillan, 

1921. 

HOL Holloway, Pearl; Freeman, Carolyn, and others. The Para- 

mount Christmas book. Chic. Meyer & Bros., 1922. 

HOM Houghton, Mifflin Co. Plays. Bost. Houghton, Miffiin, n. d. 

HOR Holley, Horace. Read-aloud plays. N. Y. Kennerley, 1916. 

HOT Howard, Katharine. Two plays and a rhapsody. First edition. 

San Diego, Calif., Katharine Howard, 1916. 
HP Hagedorn, Hermann. Poems and ballads. N. Y. Macmillan, 

1913. 
HPS Hagedorn, Hermann. The silver blade. Berlin. Alfred linger, 

1907. 
HPT Hagedorn, Hermann. A troop of the guard and other poems. 

Bost. Houghton, Mifflin, 1909. 
HS Hunter, Rex. Stuff o' Dreams and other plays. Chic. T. S. 

Denison, 1919. 
HT Holt, Florence T. They the crucified and Comrades: two war 

plays. Bost. Houghton, Mifflin, 1918. 

HU Huxley, Aldous L. Mortal coils. N. Y. Doran, 1922. 

HUB Hubbard. Louis H. Telling the truth. Belton, Texas. Lone 

Star Play Co., 1907. 
HUG Hubbard, Eleanore. Citizenship plays: a dramatic reader for 

upper grades. Chic. Benj. H. Sanborn, 1922. 
HUD Hubbard, Eleanore. Little American history plays for little 

Americans. Chic. Benj. H. Sanborn, 1919. 
HUG Hughes, Richard. The sisters' tragedy. Oxford, England. 

Basil Blackwell, 1922. 
HVS Heidenstam, Verner von. The soothsayer. Bost. Four Seas, 

1919. 

HW Hare, Walter B. The white Christmas and other Merry Christ- 

mas plays. Chic. T. S. Denison, 1917. 
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Thirty new Christinas dialogues and plays. Chic. A Flana- 
gan, 1909. 

I C Irish, Marie. Choice Christmas dialogues and plays. Dayton, 

Ohio. Paine Pub. Co., n. d. 

I I> Irwin, Grace L. Drawing room plays. San Francisco, Calif. 

Paul Elder, 1903. 

I L Irish, Marie. Little people's plays. Chic. T. S. Denison, 1913. 

I P Irish, Marie. Practical dialogues, drills, and marches. Chic. 

A. Flanagan, 1900. 

I P P Irish, Marie. Plays and comedies for little folks. Chic. A. 

Flanagan, 1912. 

I PR Irish, Marie. The primary Christmas book. Dayton, Ohio. 

Paine Pub. Co., 1922. 

I PT Izumo, Takeda. The pine-tree. N. Y. Duffield, 191G. 

I W Iwaski, Yozant and Hughes, Glenn. Three modern Japanese 

plays. Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 1923. 

J B Johnston, Emma L. & Barnum, Madalene D. A book of plays 

for little actors. Chic. Am. Book Co., 1907. 

J E Jenkins, Hester D. Five playlets, written for the Department 

of Social Betterment. Brooklyn, N. Y. Bureau of Chari- 
ties, 1915. 

J E P Jex, John. Passion playlets. Bost. Cornhill, 1918. 

J F Jennings, Gertrude. Four one-act plays. N. Y. French, 1914. 

J O Jones, Henry A. The theatre of ideas, a burlesque allegory, and 

three one-act plays. N. Y. Doran, 1915. 

J O A Johnson. Gertrude E. Dialects for oral interpretation. N. Y. 

Century, 1922. 

JON Jones, Horatio S. "The Cracker." Kansas City, Mo. H. S. 

Jones, 1922. 

KE Keating, Miss E. H. Dramas for boys. N. Y. French, n. d. 

KEN Kennedy, Charles R. The necessary evil. N. Y. Harper, 1913. 

KI Kinnick, Claude. As advertised. Alliance, Ohio. Claude Kin- 

nick, 1921. 

KL Kleber, Frank T. Three plays. N. Y. Frank T. Kleber, 1922. 

KLE Kleber, Frank T. Triangle No. V333. N. Y. Frank T. Kleber, 

1917. 

KMA Kreymborg, Alfred. Plays for Merry Andrews. N. Y. Sunwise 

Turn, 1920. 

KMP Kreymborg. Alfred. Plays for poem-mimes. N. Y. The Other 

Press, 1918. 

KMR Kreymborg, Alfred. Puppet plays. N. Y. Harcourt, Brace, n. d. 

KP Knickerbocker, .Edwin Van B., ed. Plays for classroom inter- 

pretation. N. Y. Holt, 1921. 

KPP Kraft Irma. The power of Purim and other plays. Designed 

for Jewish religious schools. Phila. Jewish Publication fc 
ciety of America, 1915. 

KT Kennedy, Charles R. The terrible meek. N. Y. Harper, 1 

LA Langner, Lawrence. Another way out. N. Y. Frank Shay, 

1916 (Washington Square players) 

LAF Langner, Lawrence. Five one-act comedies. Cincinnati, Ohio. 

Stewart Kidd, 1922. 

LAN Lang, Edith. A Christmas story. Bost. Beacon Press, 1 



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Lisle, Clifton. Boy scout entertainments. Phila. Penn Pub 
Co., 1918. 

Lewis, B. Roland, ed. Contemporary one-act plays N Y 
Scribner, 1!)22. 

Leonard, Sterling A., ed. The Atlantic book of modern plays. 

N. Y. Atlantic Monthly Press, 1921. 

Lee, Agnes. The sharing. Bost. Sherman, French, 1914. 
Leland, Robert I). The barbarians. Bost. Poetry-Drama, 1915. 
Leonard, Martha. The dream of wings. Mt. Kisco, N. Y. 

North Westchester Pub. Co., 1918. 
Leonard, William E. Glory of the morning. Madison, Wis. 

William E. Leonard, 1912. 

Leslie, Noel. Three plays. Bost. Four Seas, 1920. 
Lord, Katharine. The little playbook. N. Y. Duffield, 1920. 
Lord, Katharine. Little playbook plays. N. Y. Katharine 

Lord, 1915. 
Lord, Katharine. Plays for school and camp. Bost. Little, 

Brown, 1922. 

Loving, Pierre, ed. Ten minute plays. N. Y. Brentano'e, 1923. 
Luques, E. Antoinette. The snow image and other plays for 

children. Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1914. 

Liitkenhaus, Anna M. Plays for school children. N. Y. Cen- 
tury, 1915. 
Lyttelton, Edith. A Christmas morality play. Loud. Elkin 

Mathews, 1908. 
Lyttelton, Edith. The thumbscrew. N. Y. Longmans, Green, 

1911. 
Mayorga, Margaret G., ed. Representative one-act plays by 

American authors. Bost. Little, Brown, 1919. 
McGeoch, Daisy. Concert cameos. N. Y. French, 1922. 
Maeterlinck, Maurice. A miracle of Saint Anthony, and five 

other plays. N. Y. Boni and Liveright, 1917. 
Maeterlinck, Maurice. Pelleas and Melisande ; Alladiue and 
Palomides; Home. tr. by Richard Hovey. N. Y. Dodd, 
Mead, 1918. 
Maeterlinck, Maurice. Plays. Second series, tr. from French 

by Richard Hovey. N. Y. Duffield, 1906. 
Maeterlinck, Maurice. Plays of Maurice Maeterlinck. Vol. I. 

tr. by Richard Hovey. Chic. Herbert S. Stone, 1894. 
Maeterlinck, Maurice. The intruder, tr. from French by Rich- 
ard Hovey. N. Y. Dodd, Mead, 1911. 
McLaren, Ian. The Duchess entertains. Toronto, Canada. W. 

S. Johnston, 1917. 

McLaren, Ian. The estaminet. Toronto, Canada. W. S. John- 
ston, 1917. 
MacMillan, Mary Louise. The shadowed star. Cincinnati, 

Ohio. Consumers League of the City of Cincinnati, 1908. 
March Bros. Plays. Lebanon, Ohio. March Bros., n. d. 
Marmer, Archie. Makers of America. Bost. Richard G. 

Badger, 1919. 
Marsh, Charles A. & Rowland, H. O. The challenge of the 

Cross. Sioux City, la., C. A. Marsh, 1915. 
Martin Studios, ed. Pathfinders. Conn. Willimantic, 1916. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 23 

MB Mackay, Constance D. The Beau of Bath and other one-act 

plays of eighteenth century life. N. Y. Holt, 1915. 

MBF Mackay, Constance D. The Forest Princess and other masques. 

N. Y. Holt, 191G. 

MBM Mackay, Constance D. Memorial day pageant. N. Y. Harper, 

1910. 

MBP March Bros. Petite plays. Lebanon, Ohio. March Bros., 1912. 

MC Middleton, George. Criminals. N. Y. Huebsch, 1915. 

MD Mayne, Rutherford. The drone and other plays. Dublin. 

Maunsel, 1912. 

MDT Mayne, Rutherford. The troth. Dublin. Maunsel, 1909. 

ME Middleton, George. Embers and other one-act plays. N. Y. 

Holt, 1911. 

MF MoeHer, Philip. Five somewhat historical plays. N. Y. 

Knopf, 1916. 

MFH Merington, Marguerite. Holiday plays. N. Y. Duffield, 1910. 

MFP Merington, Marguerite. Festival plays. N. Y. Duffield, 1913. 

MH Manners, J. Hartley. Happiness and other plays. N. Y. 

Dodd, Mead, 1914. 

MHH Mackay, Constance D. The house of the heart and other plays 

for children. N. Y. Holt, 1909. 

MI F Millward, Florence M. Four short plays. Lond. Joseph_ Wil- 

liam, 1922. 

MI M Middleton, George. Masks. N. Y. Holt, 1920. 

MI P Middleton, George. Possessions. N. Y. Holt, 1915. 

MI S Missionary Education movement of U. S. and Canada. Plays. 

N. Y. 

MI T Middleton, George. Tradition. N. Y. Holt, 1913. 

ML McGurrin, C. H. A light from another world. (American 

Dramatic series) Bost. Gorham Press, 1915. 

MLG Masefield, John. Good Friday. Garden City, N. Y. Letch- 

worth, 1916. 

MLS Masefield, John. The locked chest and The sweeps of Ninety- 

eight. N. Y. Macmillan, 1916. 

MM MacMillan, Mary. More short plays. Cincinnati. Stewart 

Kidd, 1917. 

MO Moorman, Frederic W. Plays of the ridings. Lond. Elkiu 

Mathews, 1919. 

MO A Moran, Mabel M. The Shakespeare Garden Club. Larchmont, 

N. Y. Larchmont Garden Club, 1916. 

MOL Morley, Malcolm. Told by the gate and other one-act plays. 

Bost. Gorham Press, 1916. 

MOO Moylan, Thomas K. "Oh Lawsy Me!" and "Movies." Dublin 

James Duffy, 1917. 

MOP Monroe, Harriet. The passing show: five modern plays in verse. 

Bost. Houghton, Mifflin, 1903. 

MOQ Morgan, Edward. A son of the greater fatherland. San Fran- 

cisco, Calif., Edward Morgan, 1916. 

MOR Moorman, Frederic W. Plays of the Ridings. Lond. Elkin 

Mathews, 1919. 

MOS Mosher, John C. Sauce for the Emperor. N. Y. Frank Shay, 

1916. 



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MOT Moore, Thomas S. Tragic mothers. Lond. Grant Richards 

1922. 

MOY Moylan, Thomas K. Uncle Pat. Dublin. James Duffy, 1913. 

MP Morningside plays. Frank Shay, ed. N. Y. Frank Shay, 1917. 

MPP Mackay, Constance D. Plays of the pioneers: a book of his- 

torical pageant-plays. N. Y. Harper, 1915. 

MPY Mackay, Constance D. Patriotic plays and pageants for young 

people. N. Y. Holt, n. d. 

MPZ Merington, Marguerite. Picture plays. N. Y. Duffield, 1911. 

MR Moses, Montrose J., ed. Representative one-act plays by Con- 

tinental authors. Bost. Little, Brown, 1922. 

MS Macmillan, Mary. Short plays. Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 

1913. 

MS L Milne, A. A. First plays. Lond. Chatto & Windus, 1919. 

MS M Milne, A. A. Second plays. Lond. Chatto & Windus, 1921. 

MS T Mackay, Constance D. The silver thread and other folk plays 

for young people. N. Y. Holt, 1910. 

MT Marks, Jeannette. Three Welsh plays. Bost. Little, Brown, 

1912. 

MTA Masefield, John. Poems and plays. Vol. II. N. Y. Macmil- 

lan, 1918. 

MTC Moses, Montrose J., ed. A treasury of plays for children. 

Bost. Little, Brown, 1921. 

MTP Manners, J. Hartley. Three plays. N. Y. Doran, 1920. 

MTT MacMillan, Mary. Third book of short plays. Cincinnati. 

Stewart Kidd, 1922. 

MUB Musset, Alfred de. Barberine and other comedies. Chic. Dra- 

matic Pub. Co., 1911. 

MW Monkhouse, Allan. War plays. Lond. Constable, 1916. 

MY Mackay e, Percy. Yankee fantasies. N. Y. Duffield, 1912. 

MYS Mackaye, Percy. Sanctuary. N. Y. Frederick A. Stokes, 1913. 

NA Norton, Ida G. Club stunts. La Junta, Colo. Ida G. Norton, 

1922. 

NO Noyes, Alfred. Collected poems. Vol. III. Lond. W. Black- 

wood & Sons, 1921. 

NOB Noyes, Alfred. A Belgian Christmas Eve. N. Y. Stokes, 

1915. 

NE Newton, Alma. The blue string and other sketches. N. Y. 

Duffield, 1918. 

NI Nirdlinger, Charles F. Four short plays. N. Y. Kennerley, 

1916. 

NO Noel, Joseph. Three plays and a curtain raiser. N. Y. Clar- 

idge Press, 1916. 

NOB Noble, Kate W. A Colonial tea. Waterbury, Conn. Melicent 

Porter Chapter, D. A. R., 1915. 

NOR Norton, Louise. Little wax candle. N. Y. Claire Marie, 

1914. 

NR Noyes, Alfred. Rada. N. Y. Stokes, 1918. 

NT Neihardt, John G. Two mothers. N. Y. Macmillan, 1921. 

.. Oxford pamphlets, 1914-15. Lond. Oxford University Press, 

1915, 



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OD O'Brien, Seumas. Duty and other Irish comedies. Bost. Lit- 

tle, Brown, 1916. 
OMC O'Neill, Eugene G. The moon of the Caribbees and six other 

plays of the sea. N. Y. Boni & Liveright, 1919. 
O P Olcott, Virginia. Plays for home, school, and settlement. N. 

Y. Moffat, Yard, 1916. 
O P A Olcott, Virginia. Patriotic plays for young people. N. Y. 

Dodd, Mead, 1918. 

Oppenheim, James. The pioneers. N. Y. Huebsch, 1910. 
O'Dea, Mark. Red Bud women : four dramatic episodes. Cin- 
cinnati. Stewart Kidd, 1922. 
OS Oliver, Margaret S. Six one-act plays. Bost. Richard G. 

Badger, 191G. (American Dramatists series) 
OST Ostrovsky, Alexander. Plays, tr. and ed. by George R. Noyes. 

N. Y. Scribner, 1917. 
OT O'Neill, Eugene G. Thirst and other one-act plays. Bost. 

Gorham Press. 1914. 

PI Provincetown plays. First series. N. Y. Frank Shay, 1916. 

P2 Provincetown plays. Second series. N. Y. Frank Shay, 1916. 

P3 Provincetown plays. Third series. N. Y. Frank Shay, 1916. 

PA Poole, Evan. An age of steel. Lond. Heath, Cranton & 

Ouseley, 1913. 
PAB Palmer, Mrs. Martha R. The best seller. Salt Lake City, 

Utah. Mrs. Martha Royle Palmer, 1913. 
PAD Painton, Edith F. A. U. Dialogues and plays for entertainment 

days. Chic. Beckley-Cardy, 1917. 
PAP Paine Publishing Co. Plays. Dayton, Ohio. Paine Pub. Co., 

n. d. 
PAR Parker, Oliver P. The Wren. Memphis, Tenn. National 

Drama Co., 1923. 
PAS Painton, Edith F. A. U. Specialty entertainments for little 

folks. Chic. Beckley-Cardy, 1917. 
PB Pape, Lee. The bravest thing in the world. Phila. Penn Pub. 

Co., 1917. 

PC Pemberton, May. Christmas plays. N. Y. Crowell, 1915. 

POP Practical Publishing Co. Christmas plays for children. Series 

I. Westfield, N. J. Practical Pub. Co., 1916. 
PET Peixotto, Eustace M. Ten boys' farces. Bost. Walter H. 

Baker, 1916. 

PF Peabody, Josephine P. Fortune and men's eyes. Bost. Hough- 

ton, Mifflin, 1900. 
PH Phelps, Pauline & Short, Marion, eds. Sixteen two-character 

plays. N. Y. Edgar S. Werner & Co., 1906. 
PHI Phillips, Stephen. Lyrics and dramas. N. Y. John Lane, 

1913. 
PI Pillot, Eugene. My lady dreams. Bost. Rockwell & Churchill 

Press, 1922. 

PL Play-bits: fragments for concert folk. N. Y. French, 1922. 

P L A Plays for amateur actors. New edition. Lond. C. Arthur 

Pearson, 1921. 
PLN Pleasant, Lillian. Their godfathers from Paris. N.'Y. E. A. 

Fink, 1915. 



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PM Parker, Mary M. Monologues, stories, jingles and plays. Chic. 

Frederick J. Drake, 1917. 

PO Poole, Madeline. The elf that stayed behind and other plays 

for children. Bost. Walter II. Baker, 1918. 

POT Potter, Dorothy. Under the eagle : three plays with a Prologue 

and Epilogue. Bost. Gorham Press, 1916. 

PP Payne, F. Ursula. Plays for Anychild. N. Y. Harper, 1918. 

PPC Payne, F. Ursula. Plays and pageants of citizenship. N.' Y. 

Harper, 1920. 

PPD Payne, F. Ursula. Two war plays for schools. Brooklyn. N. Y. 

Training School for teachers. Bulletin No. 11, 1918. 

P P P Penn Publishing Co. Plays. Phila. Penn Pub. Co., n. . d. 

PR Parsons, Margaret G. Red letter day plays. N. Y. Wotnans 

Press, 1921. 

PRI Pritchard, George A. Prohibition Mother Goose. N. Y. Chris- 

tian Nation Pub. Co., 1921. 

PRZ Pearse, Padraic. Collected works. Dublin. Maunsel, 1917. 

PS Pearse, Padraic. The singer and other plays. Dublin. Maun- 

sel, 1918. 

PT Pinski, David. Ten plays, tr. from the Yiddish by Isaac Gold- 

berg. N. Y. Huebsch, 1920. 

PTK Pinski, David. King David and his wives, tr. fr. Yiddish by 

Isaac Goldberg. N. Y. Huebsch, 1923. 

P T S Pinski, David and others. Six plays of the Yiddish Theatre, 

tr. and ed. by Isaac Goldberg. Bost. John W. Luce, 1916. 

PTT Pinsky, David & others. Six plays of the Yiddish Theatre. Sec- 

ond series, tr. & ed. by Isaac Goldberg. Bost. John W. 
Luce, 1918. 

PU Purcell, Lewis. The pagan. Dublin. Maunsel, 1907. 

PWP Plays with a punch. Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1916. 

Q Quinton, Pauline B. The locust flower and The celibate. Bost. 

Sherman, French, 1916. 

RA Rand, Kenneth. The Dreamer and other poems. Bost. Sher- 

man, French, 1915. 

RAA Rawson, Graham S. The stroke of Marbot and two other plays 

of Napoleonic times. Lond. T. Fisher Unwin, 1917. 

RC Robinson, Lennox. Two plays; Harvest; The Clancy name. 

Dublin. Maunsel, 1911. 

RD Raeder, Henry. A dream of liberty. Chic. Peterson, 1903. 

RE Rein, A. E. Plays. Milwaukee, Wis., A. E. Rein, n. d. 

REE Reely, Mary K. Daily bread; A window to the south; The 

lean years ; one act plays. N. Y. H. W. Wilson, 1919. 

REF Reely, Mary K. Early Ohios and Rhode Island Reds. Minn. 

Perine Book Co., 1921. 

REM Remington Co., Norman. Plays. Norman Remington. Balti- 

more, Md., n. d. 

REP Repertory plays. Lond. Gowans & Gray, Bost. Le Roy Phil- 

lips, n. d. 

RF Roberts, Mofley. Four plays. Lond. Nash, 1911. 

RI Rice, Cale Y. The immortal lure. Garden City, N. Y. Double- 

day, Page, 1911. 

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linois children. State of Illinois. Illinois Centennial Com- 
mission, 1918. 

RI T Riley, Alice C. Ten minutes by the clock and three other plays 

for out-door or in-door production. (Drama League Junior 
play series) N. Y. Doran, 1923. 

RO Rogers, Thomas B. Five plays. Lond. Philip Allan & Co. 

1920. 

ROA Roberts, Charles V. H. Octavia and New poems. N. Y. The 

Torch Press, 1918. 

ROB Robinson, Reed. His charity patient. San Diego, Calif. 

Heeler & Gillrup, 1914. 

RP Richards, Laura E. The pig brother play-book. Bost. Little. 

Brown, 1915. 
RS Richardson, Grace. Summer snow and other fairy plays. Chic. 

Saalfield Pub. Co., 1916. 
RT Robinson, Lennox. Two plays: Harvest; The Clancy name. 

Dublin. Maunsel, 1911. 
R U Russell, Mary M. Dramatized Bible stories for young people. 

N. Y. Doran, 1921. 
RUE Ruschke, Egmont W. "The echo" and "A bit o' verse." Bost. 

Stratford, 1918. 
SA Schnitzler. Arthur. Anatol. (Paraphrased by Granville Barker) 

Bost. Little, Brown, 1917. 
SAA Schnitzler Arthur. Anatol; Living hours; The Green Cockatoo. 

tr. by Grace I. Colbron. (Modern Library of World's Best 

Books) N. Y. Boni and Liveright, 1917. 
SAB St. Nicholas book of plays and operettas. Second series. N. 

Y. Century, 391G. 
SAD Sanders, Helen F. Petalesharoo, and The Star Brave. Butte, 

Montana. McKee Printing Co., 1910. 

SAI St. Clair, Winifred. The snubbing of Fanny. Lond. F. Grif- 

fiths, 1914. 
SAM Saunders, Louise. Magic lanterns: a book of plays. N. Y. 

Scribner, 1923. 
SAN Santayana, George. A Hermit of Carmel and other poems. N. 

Y. Scribner, 1901. 
SAQ Sargent, Fred L. Omar and the Rabbi. Cambridge, Mass. 

Harvard Cooperative Society, 1909. 

S A R Sargent, Herbert C. Pierrot playlets. N. Y. French, 1920. 

S A S Sackville, Lady Margaret. Selected poems. Lond. Constable, 

1919. 
SAX Saxon, Edward. The spirit of Kiwanis. Lexington, Ky. 

Kiwanis Club, 1921. 
S B Schafer, Barbara L. A book of one-act plays. Indianapolis. 

Bobbs-Merrill, 1922. 
SCI Stevenson, Augusta. Children's classics in dramatic form. 

Book 1. Bost. Houghton, Mifflin, 1911. 
S C 2 Stevenson, Augusta. Children's classics in dramatic form. Book 

II. Bost. Houghton, Mifflin, 1909. 
SC3 Stevenson, Augusta. Children's classics in dramatic form. Book 

III. Bost. Houghton, Mifflin, 1908. 

SC4 Stevenson, Augusta. Children's classics in dramatic form. Book 

IV. Bost. Houghton, Mifflin, 1910. 



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SCH Stapp, Emilie B. & Cameron, Eleanor. Happyland's fairy grotto 

plays. Bost. Houghton, Mifflin, 1922. 

SCO Shay, Frank, ed. Contemporary one-act plays of 1921. (Ameri- 

can) Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 1922. 
SOP Schindler, A. J. Plays, (single) Bloomfield, N. J., A. J. 

Schindler, n. d. 
SCT Smith College. Theatre Workshop plays: an anthology, 1918- 

1921. Northampton, Mass. The Theatre Workshop, Smith 

College, 1921. 
SOW Schnitzler, Arthur. Comedies of words. Cincinnati. Stewart 

Kidd, 1917. 
S E Seymour, Mrs. Arthur T. The protest of the trees, and Flossie's 

Alphabet lesson. (Two blue bird plays) Bost. Walter H. 

Baker, 1918. 
SEA Searle, Katharine. Three war sketches. Cambridge, Mass. 

Powell Printing Co., 1916. 

SF Sutro, Alfred. Five little plays. N. Y. Brentano's, 1914. 

S F A Sutro, Alfred. Women in love : eight studies in sentiment. 

Lond. George Allen, 1902. 
S F H Smith, Laura R. Helps and hints for Hallowe'en. Lebanon, 

Ohio. March Bros., 1920. 
S F R Smith, Evelyn. Form-room plays Junior book. N. Y. Button, 

1920. 
S G Schnitzler, Arthur. The green Cockatoo and other plays. Lond. 

Gay & Hancock, n. d. 
S GA Schnitzler, Arthur. Gallant Cassian. tr. from German by 

Adam L. Gowans. Lond. Gowans & Gray, 1914. 
S H Shaw, George B. Heart break House ; Great Catherine, and 

Playlets of the War. N. Y. Brentano's 1939. 

SHA Shaw, George B. Misalliance; The Dark Lady of the Son- 

nets ; and Fannie's first play. N. Y. Brentano's, 1914. 

SHB Shaw, George B. Androcles and the lion; Overruled; Pyg- 

malion. N. Y. Brentano's, 1914. 
S HC Shaw, George B. John Bull's other island and Major Barbara. 

N. Y. Brentano's, 1907. 
S HS Shaw, George B. The Doctor's dilemma; Getting married; and 

the Shewing up of Blanco Posnet. N. Y. Brentano's, 1915. 
S HV Sharp, William. Vistas; The gypsy Christ, and other prose im- 

maginings. N. Y. Duffield, 1912. 

S I Sindelar, Joseph C. Bright entertainments for Christmas. Chic. 

Beckley-Cardy, 1922. 

S I A Sindelar, Joseph C. The new Christmas book. Chic. A. Flana- 

gan, 1910. 

S I J Sidgwick & Jackson, Publishers. Plays. Lond. Sidgwick & 

Jackson, n. d. 

S I P Sinclair, Upton. Plays of protest. N. Y. Kennerley, 1912. 

SIS Sisters of Mercy. Plays. Chic. Sisters of Mercy, St. Patrick's 

Academy, n. d. 

s L Shay, Frank & Loving, Pierre, ed. Fifty contemporary one-act 

plays. Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 1920. 

s M Strindberg, August. Mother love. Phila. Brown Bros., 1910. 

S MS Strindberg, August. Swanwhite. Phila. Brown Bros.. 1909. 

SO Someple, (pseud.) Mother Goose dramatized. Lebanon, Ohio. 

March Bros., 1923. 



AN INDEX .TO ONE-ACT PLATS 29 

SOB Soble, Mae S. (Mrs. John J. Soble) Bible plays for children 

N. Y. Jas. T. White, 1919. 

S P Smith, Nora A. Plays, pantomimes and tableaux for children. 

N. Y. Moffat, Yard, 1917. 

SPG Shaw, Bernard. Press cuttings. N. Y. Brentano's, 1901. 

S K Smith, Howard F. Blackberryin'. Bost. Rockwell & Church- 

ill Press, 1922. 

S S Smith, Alice M., ed. Short plays by representative authors. 

N. Y. Macmillan, 1920. 
S S C Skinner, Eleanor L. & Skinner, Ada M. Children's plays. 

N. Y. Appleton, 1918. 

S S E Syrett, Netta. Robin Goodfellow and other fairy plays for chil- 

dren. Lond. Lane, 1918. 
S S F Syrett, Netta. Six fairy plays for children. Lond. Lane, 

1903. 
S S G Syrett, Netta. The fairy doll and other plays for children. N. 

Y. Dodd, Mead, 1922. 

ST Sobel, Bernard. Three plays. Bost. Gorham Press, 1913. 

S T A Stigler, W. A. Three plays : "Where east meets west" ; "Be 

sociable" ; "Little owl." Memphis, Tenn. The National 

Drama Co., 1923. 

STB Stanton, Frank J. Norwich, N. Y., F. J. Stanton, n. d. 

S T D Stevens, Henry B. All alone in the country. Durham, N. H. 

New Hampshire College Extension office, 1921. 
S T E Stevens, Henry B. A cry out of the dark. Bost. Four Seas, 

1919. 
STF Stevenson, Augusta. The puppet Princess. Bost. Houghton, 

Mifflin, 1915. 
STG Stage Guild plays. Chic. Stage Guild. N. Y. Frank Shay. N. 

Y. Donald C. Vaughn. N. Y. Vaughan & Gomme, n. d. 
STI St. John, Christopher & Thursby, Charles. The Coronation. 

International Suffrage shop, 1911. 
STK Stewart Kidd, Publisher. Plays. Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 

n. d. 
STN Stoll, Lillian. Trying them out. Atchinson, Kansas. J. Hel- 

lener, 1921. 
S T O Strindberg, August. Plays. Second series, tr. by Edwin 

Bjorkman. N. Y. Scribner, 1913. 

S T P Strindberg, August. Plays. Third series, tr. by Edwin Bjork- 

man. N. Y. Scribner, 1914. 
S T Q Strindberg, August. Plays. Vol. I. tr. by Edwin Bjorkman. 

N. Y. Scribner, 1912. 
S T R Sturgis. Granville F. Little plays for all occasions. Bost. 

Cornhill Pub. Co., 1923. 

S T U Stuart, Muriel. Poems. Lond. William Hememann, 1922. 

S T V Shay, Frank, ed. A treasury of plays for men. Bost. Little, 

Brown, 1923. 
S T W Shay, Frank. A treasury of plays for women. Bost. Little, 

Brown, 1922. 
S T Z Sudermann. Hermann. Morituri : three one-act plays, tr. from 

the German by Archibald Alexander. N. Y. Scribner, 1910. 
S U Sudermann, Hermann. Roses : four one-act plays, tr. by Grace 

Frank. N. Y. Scribner, 1916. 



30 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

SUO Sutherland, Evelyn G. In office hours. Bost. Walter H. 

Baker, 1900. 

S UR Sutherland, Evelyn G. Po' white trash and other one-act 

dramas. Chic. Herbert S. Stone, 1900. 

S Y Symons, Arthur. Tragedies. N. Y. John Lane, 191G. 

SYS Synge, J. M. Riders to the sea. Bost. John W. Luce, 1911. 

S YT Synge, John M. The Tinker's wedding; Riders to the sea; and 

The Shadow of the glen. Dublin. Maunsel, 1911. 

S YU Synge, J. M. The shadow of the glen, and Riders to the sea. 

Lond. Elkin Mathews, 1911. 

TA Taft, Grace E. Chimalman and other poems. N. Y. The 

Cameo Press, 1910. 

TBJ Tarkington, Booth. Beauty and the Jacobin. N. Y. Harper, 

1912. 

TC Tagore, Rabindranath. Chitra. N. Y. Macmillan, 1914. 

TCS Tagore, Rabindranath. Sacrifice and other plays. N. Y. Mac- 

millan, 1917. 

TE Telford, Mary E. The children's Christmas dream. Chic. L. 

L. Henry, 1910. 

T H Thomason, Caroline W. Plays for children in French and Eng- 

lish, il. by Mary Rose Donovan. Phila. Penn Pub. Co., 
1922. 

THO Thomas, Edith M. The White messenger and other war poems. 

Bost. Richard G. Badger, 1915. 

THR Thorp, Josephine. The treasure chest. Chic. Old Tower 

Press; 1922. 

TKP Thorp, Josephine & Kimball, Rosamond. Patriotic pageants of 

today. N. Y. Holt, 1918. 

TMP Tullar-Meredith. Plays. N. Y. Tullar-Meredith, n. d. 

TN Theis, Grover. Numbers and other one-act plays. N. Y. 

Nicholas L. Brown, 1919. 

TO Tobin, Bertha Irene. Recitations, drills and plays for children. 

Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1921. 

TOW Townley, Morris M. Two plays. (American dramatist series) 

Bost. Gorham Press, 1910. 

T P F Torrence, Ridgely. Plays for a Negro Theatre. N. Y. Mac- 

millan, 1917. 

TRH Tucker, Louise E. & Ryan, Estelle L. Historical plays of Co- 

lonial days. N. Y. Longmans, Green, 1912. 

TRU True, Mary E. In moonbeams. Madison, Wis. Extension Di- 

vision of the University of Wisconsin, n. d. 

T T Thorne-Thomsen, Mrs. Gudrun. A tramp and a nights lodging. 

Chic. Chicago School of Civics and Philanthrophy, 1917. 

TU Tupper, Wilbur S. Six short plays. Bost. Four Seas, 1922. 

TUR Turrell, Charles A., tr. Contemporary Spanish dramatists. 

Bost. Richard G. Badger, 1919. 

US TJ. S. Commission on training camp activities. (War Dept. ) 

Plays. 1918-19. 

UW University of Washington. Plays. Seattle, Wash. University 

of Washington Press, 1921. 

VI Vagabond plays. First series. Baltimore. Norman, Reming- 

ton, 1921. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 31 

VA Varney, Alice S. Story plays old and new. Book three. Chic. 

American Book Co., 1915. 

V C Van Derveer, Lettie C. Christmas doings: a group of little 

Christmas plays, entertainments and recitations. Bost. Wal- 
ter H. Baker, 1920. 

VE Verga, Giovanni & others. Plays of the Italian Theatre, tr. by 

Isaac Goldberg. Bost. John W. Luce, 1921. 

VG Viereck, George S. A game at love and other plays. N. Y. 

Brentano's, 1900. 

VI Viets, Edward. The masque of morning and other poems. 

Bost. Four Seas, 1921. 

vo ' Vosburgh, Maude B. The health champions. Bost. Tuber- 

culosis League, -1921. 

WA Walker. Stuart. Portmanteau adaptations. Cincinnati. Stew- 

art Kidd, 1921. 

WAA Waley, Arthur. The No plays of Japan. N. Y. Knopf, 1922. 

WAK Walker, Francis. The Prince's pigeon. San Diego, Calif., F. 

Walker, 1910. 

WAL Walker, Dugald S. Dream boats. Garden City, N. Y. Double- 

day, Page, 1918. 

WC Wilde, Percival. Confessional and other American plays. N. 

Y. Holt, 1915. 
WCB Wickes. Frances G. A child's book of holiday plays. N. Y. 

Macmillan, 191G. 

WC P Wagstaff, Blanche S. Colonial plays for the school-room. De- 

signed for class-room work in sixth and seventh grades. Bost. 

Educational Pub. Co., 1912. 
WE Wilde, Percival. Eight comedies for Little Theatres. Bost. 

Little, Brown, 1922. 
WED Wilde. Percival. Dawn with The Noble lord; The traitor; A 

house of cards ; Playing with fire ; The finger of God. N. Y. 

Holt, 1915. 

WEN Wentworth, Marion C. War brides. N. Y. Century, 1915. 

WEP Werner & Co., Edgar S. Plays. N. Y. Edgar S. Werner, n. d. 

WE S Westermayr, A. J. Yoshivara. N. Y. Appeal Printing Co., 

1910. 
WF Whitworth, Goeffrey. Father Noah and other fancies. N. Y. 

Robert M. McBride, 1919. 
WH Waugh, Constance E. Holiday plays for girls. Lond. Wells, 

Gardner, Darton, n. d. 
WHP Whitmark & Sons, M. Plays. N. Y., M. Whitmark & Sons, 

n. d. 
WI Williams, E. Harcourt. Four fairy plays. N. Y. French, 

1920. 

WI A Williams, Joseph. Plays. Lond. Joseph Williams, n. d. 

WI F Wilson. Lillian P. The fruit of toil and other one-act plays. 

Indianapolis. Bobbs-Merrill, 1910. 
WI P Wisconsin plays. Thomas H. Dickinson, ed. N. Y. Huebsch, 

1914. 

WI P2 Wisconsin plays. Second series. N. Y. Huebscli, 1918. 

WI T Williams, Frayne. Three Oriental plays. Los Angeles, Calif., 

J. A. Alles. 1921. 



32 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

WJ Wells, Carolyn. Jolly plays for holidays. Bost. Walter H. 

Baker, 1903-1914. 

WM Walker, Stuart. More Portmanteau plays. Cincinnati. Stew- 

art Kidd, 1919. 

WN Wright, Harriet S. New plays from old tales. N. Y. Macmil- 

lan, 1921. 

WO Woodman, Rhea. The Bobby Bennett plays for children. Chic. 

Dramatic Pub. Co., 1922. 

WOH Wolfrom, Anna. Human wisps: six one-act plays. Bost. Sher- 

man, French, 1917. 
WOO Woolf. Henry. The dream book. Cincinnati. Ark Pub. Co., 

. 1915. 
WP Walker, Stuart. Portmanteau plays. Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 

1917. 

WR Wendell, Barrett. Raleigh in Guiana ; Rosamond, and a Christ- 

mas masque. N. Y. Scribner, 1902. 

WRP Wetzel, Rosener. Plays. N. Y. Wetzel, Rosener, n. d. 

WS Walker, Stuart. Six who pass while the lentils boil. Cinciu- 

nati. Stewart Kidd, 1921. 
WS P Washington Square Plays. Garden City, N. Y. Doubleday, 

Page, 191G. 

WT Watts, Mary S. Three short plays. N. Y. Macmillan, 1917. 

WTC Wilcox, Constance. Told in a Chinese garden and four other 

fantastic plays for out-doors or in-doors. N. Y. Holt, 1920. 
WU Wilde, Percival. The unseen host and other war plays. Bost. 

Little, Brown, 1917. 

WW Wentworth, Marion G. War brides. N. Y. Century, 1915. 

WWS Webber, James P. & Webster, Hanson H. One-act plays for 

secondary schools. Bost. Houghton, Miffliu, 1923. 
WY Willard, Ellen M. Yuletide entertainments. Chic. T. S. Den- 

ison, 1910. 

YA Young, Stark. Addio ; Madretta, and other plays. Chic. Dra- 

matic Pub. Co., 1912. 
YAT Young, Stark. Three one-act plays. Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 

1921. 
YC2 Yeats, William B. Collected works in verse and prose. Vol. II. 

Lond. Chapman & Hall, 1908. 
YF Yeats, William B. Four plays for dancers. N. Y. Macmillan, 

1921. 
YH Yeats, William B. The hour-glass, and other plays. N. Y. 

Macmillan, 1904. 

YI Yeats, William B. Poems. Lond. T. F. Unwin, 1904. 

YJ Yeats, William B. The green helmet and other poems. N. Y. 

Macmillan, 1912. 
YK Yeats, William B. The King's Threshold and On Baile's Strand. 

(Vol. Ill of Plays for an Irish Theatre) Lond. A. H. Bul- 

len, 1904. 
YO Young, Stark. The twilight saint. Amherst, Mass., S. Young, 

1921. 
YP2 Yeats, William B. The poetical works, vol. II. Dramatic 

poems. N. Y. Macmillan, 1907. 
YPP Yeats. William B. Plays in prose and verse written for an 

Irish Theatre. N. Y. Macmillan, 1922. 



AN INDEX TO ONE- ACT PLAYS 33 

YR Yeats, William B. Responsibilities: poems and a play. 

Churchtown, Ireland. The Cuala Press, 1914. 
YS Yeats, William B. The shadowy waters. Acting eel. Lond. 

A. H. Bullen, 1907. 
YU Yeats, William B. & Gregory, Lady Isabelle A. The Unicorn 

from the stars. N. Y. Macmillan, 190. 



PERIODICALS WHICH CONTAIN PLAYS 

American Magazine. N. Y. Phillips Publishing Co. 

American Poetry Magazine, published for the American Literary Association. 
Milwaukee, Wis. 

Asia ; journal of the American Asiatic Association. N. Y. 

Atlantic Monthly. Boston, Houghton, Mifflin 

Bibleot. Portland, Me. Thomas B. Mosher 

Canadian Magazine. Toronto, Ontario Pub. Co. 

Century. N. Y. Scribner 

Chapbook. London, Poetry Bookshop 

Charaka Club. Proceedings. N. Y. 

Colliers, the national weekly. N. Y. P. F. Collier 

Cosmopolitan. N. Y. International Magazine Co. 

Delineator. N. Y. Butterick Publishing Co. 

Dial. N. Y. Dial Publishing Co. 

Double-dealer. New Orleans, Double Dealer Publishing Co. 

Drama. Chicago, Dramatic Publishing Co. 

Dramatist. Easton, Pennsylvania. 

English Review. London, Duckworth. 

Everyland. West Medford, Mass. Everyland Publishing Co. 

Forerunner, ed. by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Charlton Co. N. Y. 

Forum. N. Y. Forum Publishing Co. 

Gael, The. N. Y. Gael Publishing Co. 

Good Housekeeping. N. Y. International Magazine Co. 

Granite Monthly. Concord, H. H. Metcalf. 

Harper's Bazaar. N. Y. Harper and Bro. 

Harper's Monthly Magazine. N. Y. Harper and Bro. 

Harvard Monthly. Cambridge, Mass. 

Hearst's Magazine. N. Y. International Magazine Company 

International : a review of two worlds. N. Y. Moods Publishing Co. 

Journal of Home Economics. Geneva, N. Y. American Home Economics As- 
sociation 

Journal of the Outdoor Life. N. Y. Journal of the Outdoor Life Publishing 
Co. 

Ladies' Home Journal. Philadelphia, Curtis Publishing Co. 

Liberator. N. Y. Liberator Publishing Co. 

Little Review. N. Y. Margaret C. Anderson. 

Little Theatre Magazine. San Francisco 

McClure's Magazine. N. Y. S. S. McClure 

Metropolitan. N. Y. E. Butterick 

Midland, a magazine of the middle west. Iowa City, la. 

Moods, the magazine of personality. N. Y. Moods Publishing Co. 

New England Magazine. Bosto'n, New England Magazine Co. 

Nineteenth Century. N. Y. Leonard Scott Pub. Co. 

Open Court. Chicago, Open Court Pub. Co. 

Pacific Review. Seattle, University of Washington Press 

Play-book, The. Madison, Wis. 

Poet-lore. Bost. R. G. Badger 

Poetry. Chicago. 

Poetry and Drama. London. The Poetry Bookshop 

Poetry Review. Lond. Erskine Macdonald 

Putnam's Monthly and the Critic. N. Y. G. P. Putnam 

34 



AN INDEX TO ONE- ACT PLAYS 35 

Quarterly Journal of Speech Education. Ann Arbor, National Association 

of Teachers of Speech 
St. Nicholas. N. Y. Century Co. 
Sarahain, ed. for the Irish literary theatre by W. B. Yeats. Dublin, Sealy, 

Bryers and Walker 

Seven Arts. N. Y. Seven Arts Publishing Co. 
Smart Set. N. Y. Ess Ess Publishing Co. 
Stagelore. N. Y". Wetzel, Rosener and James 
Stratford Journal. Boston. The Stratford Co. 
Studies, an Irish quarterly review of letters, philology and science. Dublin, 

Educational Company of Ireland 
Texas Review. Austin, Texas, Univ. of Texas 
Theatre Arts Magazine. N. Y. Theatre Arts 
Twentieth Century Magazine. Bost. Twentieth Century Co. 
Woman's Home Companion. Springfield, Ohio. Crowell Pub. Co. 
Yale Sheffield Monthly. New Haven, Conn. 



TITLE LIST 



A. B. C. capers. Soemple. For primary grades or kindergarten 14b., 
14g. Sc. Interior. EP 

A. D. 2OOO. E. Preston. Farce. lOui., 4w. Sc. A boxing ring. PL 
Abe Lincoln and little A. D. Marguerite Merington. 

Lincoln's birthday play. 4b. Sc. Library. MFH 
Abigail. David Pinski. A Biblical drama. 2w., 7m., chorus. Sc. David's 

camp. PTK PTS 
Abishag. David Pinski, trans, from the Yiddish by Isaac Goldberg. 

4m., lw., 2 chorus groups. Sc. Sleeping chamber in palace in ancient 

Palestine. PTK 

About angels. Laura E. Richards. lb., 4g. Sc. A road. RP 
Abraham and Isaac, adapted from the Pageant of the Barbers and Wax- 
Chandlers in the Chester cycle of miracles. 4m., lw., chorus. Sc. 

Space immediately before the altar of a chapel. ELT2 
Abraham Lincoln and the little bird. Emma L. Johnston and Mada- 

lene D. Barnum. 4b. Sc. A road. JB 
Abraham Lincoln: rail-splitter. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. Gb., 

4g. Sc. Lincoln's kitchen and living-room. MPY 
Absent minded. Clarence I. Freed. 3m., lw. Sc. Living room. 

FP 
Absolution of Bruce, The. Graham Price. Historical play about 

Robert Bruce. 10m. Sc. Room in the Bishop's palace. REP 
Acacia cottage. B. Orange. Comedy. 1m., 4w. Sc. Drawing-room 

at Acacia cottage. FSD 
Academy picture, An. Ethel Chillingworth. 3m., 2w. Sc. Combined 

studio and living room. WIA 

Accomplice, The. Abigail Marshall. Urn. Sc. Well furnished bed- 
room in a large hotel. STV 

According to Darwin. Percival Wilde. 3m., 2w. Sc. A cheap tene- 
ment in the slums of New York. WC, Forum 54: 488-504, Oct. 1915. 
Acid drops. Gertrude Jennings. 1m., Gw. Sc. Workhouse ward lor 

women. JF 
Action! Holland Hudson. Melodramatic farce. 12m. Sc. Packing room. 

STV 
Actress, The. Franz Molnar and Joseph Teleki. 2w. Sc. Drawing 

room of apartment. Smart Set 33 : 119-122,~Mar. 1911. 
Adam Goodwon. Frank J. Stanton. Farce. 2m., lw. Sc. Up-to-date 

office. STB 
Adam's apple. Harold Simpson. Sentimental comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. 

Sitting room. FSD 
Adam's dream. Mrs. Alice Corbin Henderson. Miracle play. 3b., lg., 

Chorus. Garden of Eden. HAD 
Adder, The. Lascelles Abercrombie. Verse. 3m., lw. Sc. Before the 

charcoal-burner's hut. ABF, Poetry and Drama 1 : 100-119, March 

1913. 

Addio. Stark Young. 3m., lw. Sc. In a bakery. YA, YAT 

36 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 37 

Admiral Peters. W. W. Jacobs and Horace Mills. Comedy. 2m., Iw. 
Sc. Interior. FSD 

Adopting an orphan. Ida G. Norton. 1m., 5w. Sc. Orphan's home. 
NA 

Adoption of Bob, The. Marie Irish. 4b., 6g. Sc. Living room 
BIT 

Advertising for a husband. Charles S. Bird. 3m., 2w. Sc. In- 
terior. FSD 

JEgean, The. Isaac Rieman Baxley. Play of famous Sculpture. 4m., 
2w. Sc. Studio overlooking the Aegean Sea. BAX 

Affected young ladies. The. Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Moliere, trans- 
lated from the French by Barrett II. Clark. 5m., 4w., chorus. Sc. 
Elaborate room in a house in Paris in the seventeenth century. FSD 

Affinities. Vernon Woodhouse. Tragical farce. 3m., Iw. Sc. Room 
in a bachelor's flat. FSD 

After all. Harriet Monroe. Verse. 1m., Iw., chorus. Sc. Pathway 
in hell. MOP, Poet-Lore 12: 321-32(5, July-Sept. 1900. 

After Euripides' "Electra." Maurice Baring. Farce. 6m., 5w. Sc. 
A room in the house of Cougras at Athens. BA 

After the bargain sale. Willis N. Bugbee. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. 
Sitting room. MBP 

After the circus. Lawrence Chenoweth. Farce. 4m., 3w. Sc. Rail- 
way depot. APP 

After the honeymoon. Wolfgang Gyalui, translated from the German 
by Barrett H. Clark. 1m., Iw. Sc. Well furnished sitting room. 
FSD 

After the honeymoon. Wallace Nisbet. Farce. 2m., 3w. Sc. Re- 
ception room. FP 

After the play. Harry W. Osborne. 1m., 3w. Sc. Interior. DEP 

After-dinner speaker, The. Lewis Allen. At least IGm. Sc. Ban- 
quet hall. Smart Set 42: 98-101, Ap. 1914 

Aftermath, a one-act play of negro life. Mary Burrill. 3m., 3w. In- 
terior negro cabin. Liberator 2 : 10-14, Ap. 1919 

Afternoon walk, The. Henri Lavedan. 1m., 4b. Sc. On a quay. 
MR, Poet Lore 28: 403-40G, Vacation 1917. 

After-wards. Marion Roberton. 2w., Ig. Sc. Young girl's bedroom. 
WIA 

Agatha Steel. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Verse. 2w. Sc. Room in 
tenements. GID, GIP 

Agression won. Harry Lorenzo Chapin. 1m., Iw. Sc. Living room 
CHL 

Ain't women wonderful? H. P. Powell. 5w. So. Interior. PPP 

Alarm, The. Marion Roger Fawcett. Vaudeville sketch. 4m. Sc. 
Interior of a small grocery store. PWP 

Alarm of fire, An. Helen Sherman Griffith. Comedy. 3m., 5w. Sc. 
Interior. B 

Alchemist, The. Bernice Lesbia Kenyon. Cm. Sc. A dark and dingy 
room in Milan in the 13th century. STV 

Alice's blighted profession. Helen C. Clifford. 8g. Sc. Modern 
business office. FP 

Aliens, The. Charles Hanson Towne. 4m., 3\v. Private art gallery in 
New York City. McClure's 47 : 12-13, 76, May 1916. 

All alone in the country. Henry Bailey Stevens. 1m., 2w. Sc. Liv- 



38 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

ing room of farm house. STD, Granite Monthly 52: 239-248, June 
1921 

* All America eleven, The. M. N. Beebe. 12b. Sc. Unimportant. B 
All clear. J. Hartley Manners. Play of the World War. 3m., lw., lb., 

Ig. Sc. Little room in a tenement house. MTP 
All for the cause. Lindsey Barbee. Red Cross play, war background. 

Comedy. lOw. Sc. Interior. DEP 
All gummed up. Harry Wagstaff Gribble. Satirical comedy. 3m., 2\v. 

So. Consulting rooms of a doctor's office. SCO 

* All his fault. Clara J. Denton. Christmas play. 2b., 3g., chorus. Sc. 

Interior. 1 

All in the family. William Wallace Whitelock. 2m., lw. Sc. Living 
room of country cottage. Smart Set 34 : 49-50, May 1911 

All on a summer's day. Liudsey Barbee. Comedy. 1m., 6w. Sc. 
Summer hotel. 1 )EP 

All on account of an actor. Louis L. Wilson. Farce. G\v. Sc. 
Parlor of summer hotel. PPP 

All Soul's eve. Katherine Officer. 3m., 4w. Sc. Large room with mas- 
sive furniture. International 7 : 14-15, Jan. 1913 

All Souls' night's dream, An. Frederic W. Moorman. Yorkshire dia- 
lect. 2m., 2\v. Sc. Corner in the church yard of a Yorkshire market 
town. MO, MOlt 

All stars; or, a manager's trials. O. E. Young. Farce. 4m., lw. 
Sc. Interior. DPP 

All the world loves a lover. Hobart Somrners. Comedy, lui., 9w. 
Sc. Kooin in a finishing school. PPP 

* All the year 'round. Ellen M. AVillard. 2b. Sc. Interior. WY 
Allied occupations. Maiita S. Graham. 3m., 3w. Sc. Hair dressing 

and manicure parlor. GRL 

t Allison's lad. Beulah Marie Dix. Gm. Sc. Upper chamber of a vil- 
lage inn in England. DA, KP, MA 

Allotments. G. E. Jennings. 2w. Sc. Interior. FSD 

Almost everyman. Helen H. Austin. 7m., 4w., others. Sc. Court- 
room. Quarterly Journal of Speech Education 5 : 45-53, Jan. 1919. 

Along the quays. Henry Lavedan. 2m., lw., lb. Sc. Along the quay 
MR, Poet Lore 28: 385-390, Vacation 1917. 

Alternative, The. Florence M. Millward. 1m., 3w. Sc. Living room 
in a workman's flat. MIF 

Altruism. Karl Ettlinger. Translated from the German by Benjamin 
F. Glazer. 13m., Gw., chorus. Sc. Parisian cafe by the Seine. SL 

Amateur rehearsel of Hamlet. Herbert C. Sargent. Farce. 8m., 2w. 
Sc. Interior. SAR 

Amateurs, The. Raymond M. Robinson. Burlesque. 4m., lw. Sc. 
Library. PPP 

Ambassador's daughter, The. Caroline Duer. 3m., 2w. Sc. Small 
drawing room. Smart Set 5 : 49-57, Nov. 1901. 

* Ambition in Whit.ocha.pel. Irma Kraft. Shabnot. lb., 5g. Sc. A 

very shabby living-dining room in back of a shop. KPP 

* America, the beautiful, democracy's goal; a pageant. Margaret 

Knox and Anna M. Liitkenhaus. Any number of children. Sc. Un- 
important. St. Nicholas 47: 738-744, June 1920. 

America passes by. Kenneth Andrews. 2m., 2w. Sc. Living room 
of a small flat in Chicago. B, HD1 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 39 

America pays her debt to France. Eleauore Hubbard. Great War 
background. 2b., 3 chorus groups. Sc. Lafayette's toinb in Paris. 
HUD 

American bar, The. Herbert C. Sargent. Farce. 4m., 2w. Sc. Sa- 
loon. SAR 

American idea, The. Lily Carthew. Play of Jewish life at the pres- 
ent time. 8m., '2\v. Sc. Parlor. B 

Amethyst remembrance, An. McVay Sumuer. 2m., lw. Sc. Morn- 
ing room of a metropolitan hotel. Smart Set 3 : 5760, Feb. 11)01 

Among the lions. George Middletou. 2m., Gw. Chorus. Sc. Elab- 
orate drawing-room. MIM, Smart Set 51 : 327-330, Feb. 1917 

Among the nightingales. Aldous Huxley. 5m., 3w. Sc. Terrace 
outside hotel. Smart Set 03: 71-88, Nov. 1920 

Anachronism at Chinon, An. Ezra Pound. 2m. Sc. Clear space 
in front of an inn. Little Review 4: #2 p. 14-21, June 1917 

Anatol's wedding morning. Arthur Schnitzler, translated from the 
German. 3m., lw. Sc. Room in bachelor apartment. SAA 

And forbid them not. Louise Morey Bowman. 1m., several ghosts. 
Sc. Not indicated. Poetry 13: 300-307, Mar. 1919 

Andromeda unfettered. Muriel Stuart. Verse. 1m., lw., 2 choruses. 
Sc. Not indicated. STU, English review 32: 483-492, June 1921 

Angel intrudes, The. Floyd Dell. Comedy. 3m., lw. Sc. Washing- 
ton Square by moonlight. DK, FLS 

Anita's secret; or, Christmas in the steerage. Walter Ben Hare. 
1m., 9b., 7g. Sc. Steerage of a large ocean going vessel. HW 

Annajanska, the Bolshevik empress. George Bernard Shaw. 4m., 
lw. Sc. General's office in a military station on the east front in 
Boeotia. SH 

Anniversary, The. Anton Tchekoff. 2m., 2w., many chorus charac- 
ters. Sc. Private office in a bank. CHD 

Anonymous letter, An. Kenyon Nicholson. 2m., lw. Sc. Sitting 
room of a bungalow. Smart Set 05 : 73-83, May 1921 

Another man's place. Marion Wilder. 2m., 2w. Sc. Sitting-room 
in Dutch house in colonial New York. DAL 

Another way out. Lawrence Langner. 2m., 3w. Sc. Studio. LA, 
LAF, SL 

Answer, The. Josephine Thorpe. Pageant. 125 children. Sc. A great 
hall or garden. TKP 

Answering the phone. Elizabeth Guptill. Farce. 3\v. Sc. Living 
room. TMP 

Antick: a wayside sketch, The. Percy Mackaye. 2m., 3w., chorus. 
Sc. Dusty country road. MY 

Anybody family on Sunday morning, The. Hester A. Hopkins. 
2m., 2w., lb., Ig. Sc. Interior. TMP 

Aoi no Uye (Princess Hollyhock); revised by Zenchiku Ujinobu. No 
play of Japan. 3m., 2w. Chorus. Sc. Stage. WAA 

Apocryphal episode, An. Mary MacMillan Historical farce. 2m., 
2w. Sc. In the center of a grassy open space. MTT 

Apollo in Hades. Laurence Housman. Verse. Greek mythology. 7m., 
3w. chorus. Sc. Hall of black pillars in which Hades is enthroned. 
HAR 

April's lady, a little play for Arbor Day. Carolyn Wells. 15w. Back- 
ground of trees. Ladies Home Journal 33 : 38, April 1910 



40 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

* Arbor Day. "Anychild helps the baby tree" F. Ursula Payne. 3c. 
Chorus. Sc. Room in any house. PI' 

Ardnin. Gale Young Rice. Verse. 3m., lw. Sc. Ancient science lab- 
oratory in Egypt. RI 

Aren't they wonders? Charles Frederic Nirdlinger. Holiday tragedy. 

2m., 2w. Sc. Office of architect. NI 
Aria da capo. Edna St. Vincent Millay. 4m., lw. Sc. Stage set for 

a Harlequinade. SL, Chapbook #14. Aug. 1920. 
Ariadne in Naxos. Maurice Baring. Farce. 1m., lw., 1 servant. Sc. 

Room in Ariadne's house. BA 
Ariadne in Naxos. Maurice Hewlett. Verse. Ancient Greece. 3m., 

2\v., chorus of women. Sc. Sandy shore of the island of Naxos. 

HEA 

Arrival of a rival, The. Percy Fendall and Fred Emrney. Farce. 

2m. Sc. Interior. FSI) 
Arrival of Reuben, The. W. M. Bugbee. College play. Comedy. 

5m., 5w. Sc. Study room at college. BUP 
Art clubs are trumps. Mary Moncure Parker. 6w. Sc. Interior. 

B 
Art for art's sake. Grace Luce Irwin. Farce. 2m., 3w. Sc. Living 

room of women's apartment. ID 
Art for breakfast. W. C. Parker. Farce. 2m., 2w. Sc. An artist's 

studio. PPP 

Artful automaton. Arthur Law. 2m., 2w., Sc. Drawing room WIA 
Artist, a drama without words, The. H. L. Mencken. 9 or more m. 

8 or more w., Sc. Auditorium, seats and stage. Smart Set 49 : 79-84, 

August 1916. 
Artist and the materialist, The. Alma Newton. 2m. Sc. Studio. 

NE 
Artist-mother and child (from the picture "Mine Lebruu and 

her daughter" by Lebrun) Marguerite Merington. lw., lc., Sc. 

Picture frame. MPZ 
As a pal. Leon Gordon. 2m., 2w. Sc. Cheap suburban lodging house. 

GG 

As advertised. Claude Kinnick. 5m., 4w. Sc. Interior. KI 
As good as gold. Laurence Housman. Morality play of St. Francis of 

Assisi. 7m. Sc. Side of a hill. FSD 
As it will be. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 2m., lw. Sc. A disordered 

kitchen. MBP 

As Molly told it. Marion Paul, pseud, of Pauline Phelps and Marion 

Short. 2w. Sc. Sitting room in a country house. WEP 
t As ye sew. Dorothy Critchton. Doll's missionary play. 2b., lOg. Sc, 

Living room. EP 
Asaph. William O. Bates. 3m., 2w. Sc. Corner of front yard of house 

in New Jersey village. Drama 10 : 227-235, Mar.-Ap. 1920. 
Ashes. Eleanor Custis Whiting. 2m., lw. Sc. Dingy room in cheap 

rooming house. Poet Lore 33: 423-438, Autumn 1922. 
Ashes of roses. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 3w., 1m., Is. Sc. Bare 

white-washed walls of a dressing room in the theatre. MB 
Ask no questions and you'll hear no stories. Arthur Schnitzler. 

2m. Sc. Charming flat used by bachelor. SA 
Assisted order, An. Alex. Ricketts. 1m., 1 man's voice and 1 woman's 

voice over telephone. Smart Set 1 : 150, June 1900. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 41 

Assumption of Hannele, a dream poem. Gerhart Hauptruann, tr. by 
G. S. Bryan. 7m., 4w. Sc. Room in almshouse. Poet Lore 20 : 
101-191, May- June 1909. 

At anchor. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. Ryan. Mayflower story. 
4b., lg., chorus. Sc. Deck of the Mayflower. TRH 

At "Jenny Wren's." Horace B. Browne. From Dickens' Our Mutual 
Friend. 3m., 2w. Sc. Parlor. BD 

At night all cats are gray. Robert Garland. 3m., Iw. Sc. Smok- 
ing room of a home. Smart Set 48 : 247-259, Mar. 191(5. 

At old Mobile. Marie Bankhead Owen. Historical. 14b., Gg., chorus. 
Sc. Esplanade before the fort. AO 

At retreat; a dramatic fancy of the Civil War. Arthur A. Blunt. 3m., 
2w. Sc. Interior. B 

At the barricade. Evelyn G. Sutherland. Franco-Prussian war, back- 
ground for the play. 5m., 6w. Sc. Barricade. SUP 

At the chasm. Jaroslav Yrchlicky, pseud, of Emil Bohnslav Frida, trans, 
from the Bohemian by Charles Recht. 2m., Iw. Sc. Plainly fur- 
nished library of a home. Poet Lore 24: 289-308, Autumn 1913. 

At the church door. Mary MacMillan. 2m., 2w. Sc. Vestibule of an 
old and very aristocratic church in New York City. MM 

At the club. Jacque Morgan. 22m. Sc. Club's barber shop. Smart 
Set 47: 251-254, Sept. 1915. 

At the depot; a character play. Anne M. Palmer. 10m., 7w., 6c. Sc. 
Interior of depot. TMP 

At the door of the igloo, by an Alaskan Missionary. 2b., or g. 
Sc. Outside an Eskimo hut. DOF 

At the edge of the wood. Kenneth Sawyer Goodman. 6m., 2w. Sc. 
Open space at the edge of an old wood. GQA 

At the end of the rope. Edith M. Levy. 4m., 2w. Sc. Outer office 
of theatrical manager. SCT 

At the flowing of the tide. Edward J. O'Brien. 1m., Iw. Sc. 
Poor cottage. Forum 52: 375-386, Sept. 1914. 

At the goal. Harriet Monroe. Verse. 1m., Iw. Sc. Exquisitely fur- 
nished bedroom. MOP 

At the Golden Goose. M. Lefuse. English Historical play. 2m., 2w. 
Sc. Interior. FSD 

At the Grand Central. Frances Aymar Mathews. 2w. Sc. Ladies' 
waiting room in station. WEP 

At the Hawk's well. William Butler Yeats. 6m. Sc. Bare space be- 
fore a wall. YF 

At the junction. Charles S. Bird. Farce. 3m., 2vv. Sc. Interior. B 

At the library. Clara J. Denton. Valentine's Day play. 4g. Sc. A 
parlor. DAH 

At the milliner's. Mabel H. Crane. Comedy. 8w. Sc. Milliner shop 
from inside. FSD 

At the movies. Harold B. Allen and Joseph Upper. Farcical novelty. 
2m., 2w. Sc. Interior. FSD 

At the play. Edward E. Piaggio. Curtain raiser. 3m., 3w. Sc. 
Theatre in England. FSD 

At the ribbon counter. Gertrude E. Jennings. 3w. Sc. Dry goods 
store. FSD 

At the setting of the sun. Pierre Louys, trans, from the French by 
E. H. Pfeiffer. 1m., Iw. Sc. Unimportant. LO 



42 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

At the shrine. Stark Young. 1m., Iw. Sc. A room in an old fash- 
ioned house. YAT, Theatre Arts Mag. 3: 190-203, July 1919. 

At the sign of the cleft heart. Theodosia Garrison. Verse. 1m., Iw. 
Love's shop, Arcadian way. Smart Set 4 : 91-96, July 1901. 

At the sign of the silver spoon. Lueine Finch, lin., 3w. Sc. Tea 
room in New York. Smart Set 38: 73-77, Oct. 1912. 

At the sign of the thumb and nose. Alfred Kreyuiborg. Satire. 
6m., Iw. Sc. A small inn. KMA 

At the turn of the year. Mark Forrest. 2m., 3w., Sc. Living room 
in manor house iu Virginia. American Poetry Mag. 1 : 15-28, May 
1919. 

At the window. Lillian F. Chandler. 2m., 5w. Sc. Living room. 
PSD 

At Whitsuntide. L. D. G. Bentley. 3m., Iw. Sc. Living room at rec- 
tory. New Eng. Mag. n. s. 42: 331-9, May 1910. 

Atoms. Robert Gruutal Nathan. 2m., Iw. Sc. Study. Harvard Monthly 
57: 31-38, Nov. 1913. 

Atsumori. Seanii. No play of Japan. 3m., chorus. Sc. Stage. WAA 

Attuned. Alice Gerstenberg. Iw. Sc. Boudoir. GT 

Aubrey closes the door. Cosmo Hamilton. 3m., Iw. Sc. Interior 
FSD 

Auction at Meadowville, An. Alice C. Thompson. 1m., 7w. Sc. 
Interior. B 

Augustus does his bit. George Bernard Shaw. 2m., Iw. Sc. Mayor's 
parlor in the town hall of Little Pifflington. SH 

Augustus in search of a father. Harold Chapiu. 3m. Sc. A 
square in the West End of London. REP 

Aulis difficulty, The. Maurice Baring. Historical farce. 3m., 2w., 
Is. Sc. Agamennon's tent at Aulis. BA 

Aunt Abigail and the boys. Lillie Fuller Merriam. Farce. College 
play. 8m., 2w. Sc. College boy's room at Harvard. B 

Aunt Bessie. Wilfred T. Coleby. 2m., 2w. Sc. Parlor. FSD 

Aunt Columbia's dinner party, a patriotic play. Mary R. Gamble. 
4m., 3w., Fairies, children. Sc. Unimportant. Ladies Home Journal 
34 : 28," June 1917. 

Aunt Deborah's first luncheon. Laura M. Adams. 7w. Sc. Hand- 
somely furnished living room. EP 

* Aunt Grundy. Olive Allen. Moral play. 2b., 4g. Sc. Parlour. BHP 
Aunt Harriet's night out. Ragna B. Eskil. Comedy. 1m., 2w. Sc. 

Interior. DEP 

* Aunt Jane visits school. Jeanette Joyce. 2w. any number of chil- 

dren. Sc. Modern school room. MAP 
Aunt Jerusha's quilting party. Laura M. Parsons. 4m., 12w. Sc. 

Rustic. B 
Aunt Matilda's birthday party. Alice C. Thompson. Comedy, llw. 

Sc. Interior. DEP 
Aunt Mehetible's scientific experiment. Emma E. Brewster. Farce. 

6w. Sc. Interior B 

* Aunt Penelope. Constance E. Waugh. 6g. Sc. Drawing-room. WH 

* Aunt Sabriny's Christmas. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 7g. Sc. Interior. 

EP 

Aunt Sally Saunders' health crusade. Ida G. Norton. 2w. So. 
Interior. NA 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 43 

Aunty. John M. Francis. Farce. 2 m., 2\v. Sc. Interior. DED 
Author's evening at home, The. Alice Dunbar. (Mrs. Paul Laurence 

Duubar) 1m., Iw. Sc. Library. Smart Set 2 : 105-106, Sept. 1900. 
Authorship. John Gemmell. Ib. Sc. Room. FG 
Autocrat of the coffee-stall. Harold Chapin. Cm. Sc. A large 

well-equipped coffee stall. CT, Theatre Arts Mag. 5 : 125-141, Ap. 

1921. 
Autumn. Pierre Loving. 2m., 2w. Sc. Spacious living room. Drama 

13: 01-03, Nov. 1922. 
Autumn fires. Gustav Wild, trans, from the Danish by Benjamin F. 

Glazer. Sin. Sc. Room in old men's home. SL 
Aux Etuves de Weisbaden, A. D. 1451. 2m. Sc. Pool in the 

woods. Little Review 4: 12-10, July 1917. 
Avenger, The. Clarendon Ross. Fantasy. 2m. Sc. Upper room of a 

castle. Drama 8: 329-339, Aug. 1918. 
Avenue, The. Feiiimore Merrill. 4m., Sw. Sc. Outside Fifth Ave. 

shop window. Drama 10 : 53-57, Nov. 1919. 
Avenues. Dorothy Butts. 1m., Iw. Sc. Cabin. SCT 
Awakening of Barbizon, The. Clay M. Greene. Comedy. 4m., Iw. 

Sc. Courtyard of an old castle. GD 
Awoi no Uye. Ernest Feuollosa and Ezra Pound. No play of Japan. 

1m., Iw., chorus. Sc. Japanese background. FEN 
Axiii' her father, a negro farce. O. E. Young. 2m., 3w., Sc. Interior. 

DEP 
Aya No Tsuzumi. (The damask drum) Seami. No play of Japan. 

B 2m., Iw., Sc. stage. WAA 

B 

Babushka, The. Elsie Hobart Carter. 24c. Sc. Interior of a Rus- 
sian hut. CCC 
Baby carriage, The. Bosworth Crocker. 2m., 2w. Sc. Ordinary 

tailor shop in England. CK, SL 

Baby New Year. Ruth Arkwright. 3b. Sc. A snowy country. AB 
Baby show, The. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 4b., 3g. Sc. Not important. 

GUT 

Baby show, The. Marie Irish. Ib., 12g. Sc. Stage. IPP 
Babylonian captivity. The. Lesya Ukainka. Historical. 1m., 3 

chorus groups. Sc. A wide plain. BFR 
Baby's ill! John Gemmell. Ib., Ig. Sc. Room. FG 
Bachelor club's baby, The. Louise Rand Bascom. Christmas play. 

9m., Iw., Ic. Sc. Bachelor's club. EP 

Bachelor's baby. Katheriue Kavanaugh. 2m., 2w. Sc. Studio. FP 
Bachelor's club, The. Effie W. Merriman. 13m. Sc. Interior. DPP 
Bachelor's reverie, A. Grace B. Faxon. 1m., 9w. Sc. Interior. B 
Back from the Philippines; or, Major Kelly's cork leg, an Irish 

farce. O. E. Young. 5m., 3w. Sc. Parlor in a hotel. FP 
Back of the ballot. George Middleton. Woman suffrage farce. 4m., Iw. 

Sc. Interior. FSD 
Back of the yards. Kenneth Goodman Sawyer. 2m., Iw., Ib., Ig. Sc. 

Kitchen of a small flat in the district back of the Chicago Stock Yards. 

GB, GQ 



44 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Backtown spirits; or, two under the table. Farce. O. E. Young. 

3m., Iw. So. Interior. APP 
Backward child. A. H. L. Pemberton. Farce comedy. Iw., Ig. Sc. 

Private scliool-room. PH 
Bad beginning, A. Ernest Grant White. Comedy. 4m., 2\v. Sc. 

Sitting room of hotel suite. FP 

* Bad case of microbes, A. Rea Woodman. lb., 2g., Sc. Living room 

WO 
Bad debts. Margaret Searle. 3m., 2w. Sc. Living room. FSD 

* Bad temper bureau, The. E. M. Fotheringham. Verse. 5b.. 5g. Sc. 

Ticket office at back of stage. FSD 
Bag o' dreams, The. Margretta Scott. 3m., Gw., 2b., Ig. Sc. Park 

with trees. Drama 11: 131-132, Jan. 1921. 
t Bairnies' Saturday night. Edith F. A. TJ. Painton. Scotch dialect. 

lb., 2g. Sc. Interior. PAD 
f Bank account, The. Howard Folsom Brock. 1m., 2w. Sc. Living 

room of a shabby flat. HD1, Harvard Mo. 58: 33-50, Apr. 1914. 
t Bank robbery; a take-off, The. Max Ehrmann. 5m. Sc. Front of 

a money safe. SB 

* Banker's strategy, The. Eleanore Hubbard. Financial play. 4b., 

chorus. Sc. Bank in New York in 181G. HUG 

Barbara. Kenneth Sawyer Goodman. 2m., 2w. Sc. Living room of 
bachelor apartment. FSD, GBA, GQ 

Barbara. Jerome K. Jerome. 2m., 2w. Sc. Simple interior. B 

Barbara Roscorla's child. Arthur Symons. 2m., 2w. Sc. Dining 

hall of manor in Cornwall. Little Review 4 : 25-30, Oct. 1917. 
$ Barbara the Great. Julia Martin. 5b. Sc. Country store. EP 

Barbara's wedding. J. M. Barrie. 4m., 2w. Sc. A sitting-room of 
a country cottage. BE 

Barbarians, The. Robert DeCamp Leland. Great War play. Gm. Sc. 
A barber shop in Provencia. LEL 

Bardwell vs. Pickwick. Charles Dickens, adapted by J. Hollingshead. 
6m., 2w. Sc. Court room. B 

Bargain, The. Wilbur S. Tupper. 1m., 3w. Sc. Simply furnished liv- 
ing room in California. TU 

Bargain day. Mary H. Planner. Comedy. 2m., Iw., 1 baby. Sc. In- 
terior of apartment. FSD 

$ Barnaby Lee. Anna M. Lutkenhaus. Dramatization of Barnaby Lee 
by John Bennett. Historical play of early New York. 7b., Ig., chorus 
groups. Sc. Coast of New Amsterdam. LU 

Barrington's "At Home," The. John Kendricks Bangs. Farce. 2m., 
3w. Sc. Drawing room of a parsonage. . BAD 

Batch of proverbs, A. B. M. Morris. 1m., Iw. Sc. Interior. APP 

Bathroom door, The. Gertrude Jennings. Comedy. 3m., 3w. Sc. 
Hall leading to bathroom. FSD 

Bathsheba. David Pinski, tr. by Isaac Goldberg from the Yiddish. 4m., 
Iw., 1 chorus group. Sc. Roof of the King's Palace in ancient Pales- 
tine. PTK 

j: Battle of Manbilla, The. Marie Bankhead Owen. Historical. Spanish 
invasion of Florida. 19b., 3g., Chorus. Sc. Fort in distance. AO 

* Battle of the days. Grace Richardson, lie. Sc. Nursery. RS 
Baucis and Philemon. Frances Gillespy Wickes. 8c. Chorus. So. 

A hut on the hillside. W 7 CB 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 45 

Be sociable. W. A. Stigler. Comedy. 6m., 4w. Sc. Office. STA 

Beanstalk, The. John Chapin Mosher. 1m., Iw. Sc. Leaf on a bean- 
stalk. Smart Set 60: 83-87, Dec. 1919. 

Beau of Bath. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. Fanciful play with histor- 
ical characters. 2m., Iw. Sc. Room of faded splendor. MB, WWS 

Beautiful despot, the last act of a drama, The. Nicholas Evreinov. 
5m., 3w. Sc. Luxuriously furnished room. BFR 

Beautiful nun, The. David Pinski. 2m., 4w. Sc. Small chapel of a 
nunnery. PT 

Beautiful song, The. Augusta Stevenson. 12c. Many choruses. Sc. 
A meadow. SCI 

Beautiful story, The. Percival Wilde. 1m., Iw., Ic. Sc. Dignified 
room with cheerful fire. WC 

Beautiful thing, The. Murray Leinster and George B. Jenkins, Jr. 
2m., 2w. Sc. Mezzanine floor of a good hotel. Smart Set 59 : 89-95, 
Aug. 1919. 

Beauty and the Jacobin. Booth Tarkington. 3m., 2w., chorus. Sc. 
Lodging house in Boulogne-sur-Mer during the French Revolution. Cl, 
TBJ 

Beauty versus the beast. Malcolm Morley. 1m., Iw. Sc. Comfort- 
ably furnished bachelor's quarters. MOL 

Because he loved David so. Irma Kraft. The closing of school. 3g. 
Sc. Narrow alley outside of clothing shop in a small town in Pennsyl- 
vania. KPP 

Because it rained. Alice W. Chapin. 4g. Sc. Room in a cottage. 
CHC 

Becket saves Rosamund. Binney Gunnison. Adapted from "Becket" 
by Tennyson. English historical play. 3m., 2w. Sc. Secret bower 
in a forest in England. GU 

Becoming an American. J. R. Gibbins. Americanization school play. 
8m., chorus. Sc. Courtroom. GIE 

Bedroom suite. Christopher Morley. 2m., Iw. Sc. A show window 
in a department store. Outlook 133: 79-82, Jan. 10, 1923. 

Bee hive, a play for Labor Day, The. Madalene D. Barnum. 17c. 
Sc. Interior of a beehive. BS 

Before breakfast. Eugene G. O'Neill. 1m., Iw. Sc. A small room 
serving as kitchen and dining room. P3, STW 

Before breakfast. Githa Sowerby. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. Interior. 

FSD 

Before the dawn, a melodrama. Wilson Hicks. 2m., Iw. Sc. Wait- 
ing room of village railway station. Smart Set Gl : 71-75, Feb. 1920. 
Before the fairies came to America, masque. William Griffith. 
Verse. 8 char, elves, fairies etc. International 10 : 316-318, Oct. 
1916. 
Before the Pixies came to America. William Griffith. Fairy play 

for grown-ups. 4m., 6w., Chorus. Sc. Forest of Arden. GRA 
Before the play begins. Georgia Earle. 2m., Iw. Sc. Room for re- 
hearsal of play. DEP 

Before the rummage sale. G. S. Shephard. 14w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Beggar and the king. Winthrop Parkhurst. 3m. Sc. Chamber in a 
palace overlooking the courtyard. LE, STV Drama 9 : 62-74, Feb. 
1919. 

Beginning of negro slavery, The. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. 
Ryan. 4b., chorus. Sc. River front of old Jamestown. TRH 



46 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Behind a Watteau picture. Robert Emmons Rogers. Fantasy in 
verse. 6m., 2w., chorus. Sc. Great gilt frame as if the play were 
a painting. B 

Behind the black cloth. Kenneth Sawyer Goodman. Melodrama. 
3m., Iw. Sc. Room in a sanatorium. GQA 

* Behind the khaki of the scouts, a girl scout pageant. Fannie Moul- 

ton McLane. 12w. and girl scouts. Sc. Large auditorium. St. 

Nicholas 50 : 386-389, Feb. 1923. 
Behind the lines. Helen Bagg. Great War comedy. lOw. Sc. Room 

in a hotel used for a Red Cross workroom. PPP 
Behind the Purdah. Eden Gardener. 3m., 3w. Sc. Courtyard of 

palace in India. Asia 20: 273-276, April 1920. 

* Behind the rain curtains. Edith Burrows. 17c., chorus. Sc. In- 

terior. PPP 

f Behind the screen. Alice W. Chaplin. 5g. Sc. Library in a home. 
CHC 

* Being a hero. Clara J. Denton. 2b. Sc. Interior. MBP 
Being the fly. Lillian P. Wilson. 3m., 2w. Sc. office. WIF 
Belgian baby, The. Fenton B. Elkins. Farce. 2m., 2w. Sc. Sitting 

room in a flat. ET 

Belgian Christmas eve, A. Alfred Noyes. Great War play. 2m., Iw., 
lg., chorus. Sc. Room in a Doctor's house in Belgium. NC, NCB 

t Belles of Canterbury, The. Anna Bird Stewart, llw. Sc. Room in 
a dormitory. FSD 

Ben-Hur and Iras. Binney Gunnison. Adapted from "Ben-Hur" by 
Lew Wallace. 1m., Iw. Sc. A home in Antioch. GU 

Benjamin, Benny and Ben. Anthony E. Wills. Farce. 8m., 4w. 
Sc. Interior. FP 

* Benjamin Franklin: journeyman. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 3b., 

2g. Sc. Room in a tavern. MPY 
Benkei on the bridge. (Hashi-benkei) Hiyoshi Sa-ami Yasukiyo. 

No play of Japan. 3m., chorus. Sc. Stage. WAA 

f Beresford benevolent society. (Author not given) lb., 7g. Comedy. 
Sc. Unimportant. BU 

* Bernard Falissy, enameller to his Majesty. Augusta Stevenson. 

10b., 7g., chorus. Sc. Cottage living room. SC4 

* Best children in the world, The. Lady Bell. Comedy, lb., 2g. Sc. 

Unimportant. BEJ 

Best man, The. Eleanor Maude Crane. Comedy. 2m., 2w., Sc. Ves- 
try room of a church. FSD 

f Best seller, The. Martha Royle Palmer. 30 or more women or girls. 
Sc. City library. PAB 

* Best wish. The. F. E. Bloxam. 2b., 7g., many choruses. Sc. Wood- 

land. BL 

Bet; or, an old story retold, The. Darcy Leverson. 5m., 2w. Sc. 
Country inn. WIA 

Betrayal, The. Padriac Colum. Melodrama. 3m.. 1w. Sc. Inn in; 
Ireland in 18th century. Drama 11: 3-7, Oct. 1920. 

Betrothed, The. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Verse. 2w. Sc. Fishing vil- 
lage. GID, GIP 

Betsey's boarders. O. E. Young. Farce. 2m., 2w., Sc. Third floor 
corridor in a boarding house. BIIP 

Betsy Trotwood at home. Horace B. Browne. From Dickens' David 
Copperfield. 2m., 2w., lb. Sc. Front garden. BD 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 47 

Betsy Baker; or, Too attentive by half. John Maddison Morton. 
Farce. 2m., 2w. Sc. Parlor. PPP 

Better son, a domestic drama. Isaac Goldberg. 2m., Iw. Sc. Dining 
room of an apartment of family of moderate means. Stratford Jour- 
nal 3: 169-180, Oct. 1918. 

Betty Jane's Christmas dream. Glenn H. Isenberger and Susie E. 
Isenberger. Christmas play. 43b., 9g. Sc. Girl's bedroom in a well- 
to-do-home. MAP 

Betty's ancestors. Emma M. Hunting. 2m., 12w. Sc. A quaint old 
room. PPP 

Betty's butler. Frances H. Schreiner. Comedy. 1m., 3w. Sc. Li- 
brary of a home. B 

Between fires. Grover Theis. 2m., Iw. Sc. Living room of a fisher- 
man's hut. TN 

Between the soup and the savory. G. E. Jennings. 3w. Sc. In- 
terior. FSD, JF 

Beyond. Alice Gerstenberg. Iw. Sc. Limitless space. GT, MA 

Bibi, or the Japanese foundling. Ruth Arkwright. 3g. Sc. Japa- 
nese room. AB 

Big Kate. Charles Frederic Nirdlinger. Play of Catherine the Great of 
Russia. 3m., 2w. Sc. Room in the Winter Palace at St. Peters- 
burg in 1780. NI 

Big scene, The. Arthur Schnitzler. 4m., Iw., Ib. Sc. An apartment 
in a fashionable hotel. SCW 

Bill Perkins' proposin' day. Helena A. Ffeil. Rustic comedy. 2m., 
2w. Sc. Country living room. DPP 

Billie's first love. Grace Griswold. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. Studio. 
FSD 

Bills. John M. Francis. Farce. 2m., Iw., Sc. Apartment in New 
York. FSD 

Billy's chorus girl. Clara B. Batchelder. Comedy. 2m., 3w. Sc. 
Interior. DEP 

Billy's mishap. Viola E. Brown. 2m., 3w. Sc. Interior. DEP 

Bird child, The. Lucy White. 2m., 2w., Ic. Sc. Law office in small 
town. International 8: 337-339, Nov. 1914. 

Bird in the hand. Sigmund B. Alexander. 4m., 3w. Sc. Corridor off 
the ball room in a summer hotel. WHP 

Bird in the hand. Laurence Housman. 3m., Iw. Sc. Study of a 
scientist. FSD 

Bird's nest, a fantasy. Tracy D. Mygatt. 3m., Iw. Sc. Garden out- 
side a cottage. B 

Birds' story of the trees, The. Anna M. Liitkenhaus. Arbor Day 
play. 5c. Sc. Out of doors. LU 

Birth of a nation's flag, The. Ellen Jess. Excellent school play. Gb., 
13g. Sc. Interior. EP 

Birth of a soul, The. William Sharp. Symbolic. 3m., 4w. Sc. Aus- 
terely furnished bedroom in old city of Flanders. SHV 

Birth of God, The. Verner von Heidenstam. Translated from the 
Swedish. .Religious speculation. 8m. Sc. Street of the Sphinxes in 
Karnnk. FOS 

Birthday ball, The. Marjory Woods. Revolutionary War background. 
5w., Is. Sc. Colonial living room in Washington in 1792. FSD 

Birthday candles. Margaret C. Getchell. Ib., 2w., fairies and .elves. 



48 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Sc. Old fashioned parlor. Woman's Home Companion 44 ; 23, 
Aug. 1917. 

Birthday of the Infanta. Stuart Walker. 5m., 2w. Sc. Royal bal- 
cony overlooking a garden. WA 

* Birthday of the Infanta, The. Harriet Sabra Wright. From the 

story by Oscar Wilde. 3b., 2g., chorus. Sc. A room in a palace. 
WN 

Birthday party, The. Hjalmar Bergstrb'm. Translated from the Dan- 
ish. 1m., 8w. Sc. Room with a fireplace. MR 

Biscuits and bills. O. B. DeBois. Comedy. 3m., Iw. Sc. Dining 
room. FP 

f Bishop's candlesticks, The. Normal McKennell. From Victor Hugo's 
Les Miserables. 3m., 2w. Sc. A plainly furnished kitchen. FSD 

Bit o' stuff, A. Wilfred T. Coleby. 2m., 2w., Sc. Room in a lodging 
house. FSD 

Bit of instruction, A. Evelyn G. Sutherland. Comedy. 2m. Sc. 
Bachelor sitting room. SUP 

Bit of nonsense, A. Kate Thomas. Farce. 8w. Sc. Plainly fur- 
nished sitting-room in a boarding school. FSD 

Bit of old Chelsea, A. Mrs. Oscar Beringer. 4m., Iw. Sc. Studio. 
FSD 

Bit of the world, A. Edgar Allan Woolf. 2m. Sc. Squalid room in 
the tenements. Smart Set 32: 121-126, Dec. 1910. 

Biteless dog, The. Israel Solon. 1m., Iw. Sc. University campus in 
June. Smart Set 42 : 97-102, Jan. 1914. 

Black death or Ta-iin (plague). The. A Persian tragedy. M. E. Lee. 
2m., 2w., servants. Sc. Persian harem. Poet Lore 28 : 691-702, 
Winter 1917. 

Black Madonna. William Sharp. Fanciful. Verse. 1m., Iw., 4 chor- 
uses. Sc. A forest. SHV 

Black sheep, The. Leon Kobrin. Tr. from the Yiddish by Isaac Gold- 
berg. 3m., 2w. Sc. A study. PTT 

t Black tie, The. George Middleton. 1m., 2w., Is., Ic. Sc. Upstairs sit- 
ting room. MIP 

Black trouble, A. Dorothy Cleather. 3\v., Is. Sc. Dining room. 
CH 

Blackberry in': a comedy. Howard Forman Smith. 5w. Sc. Berry 
house on a farm. SR, STW 

Blank cartridge. Georges Courteline. 1m., Iw. Sc. Plainly fur- 
nished bedroom. International 8 : 211-215, July 1914. 

Blessed Baby, see That blessed baby. 

f Blessed birthday, The. Florence Converse. Christmas miracle play, 
9b., 9g., chorus. Sc. A well in Nazareth during the life of Christ. 
CON 

Blind, The. Maurice Maeterlinck. Translated from the French. 7m., 

6w., Ic., 1 dog. Sc. An ancient forest. MAH. MAI, MR 
t Blind. Senmas O'Brien. Irish comedy. 3m. Sc. Street in a country 
town in Ireland. FS 

* Blind men and the elephant, The. Augusta Stevenson. 7b., Sc. 

Roadside. SC2 

Blockade. Olivia Howard Dunbar. 3m., 2w., Ig. Sc. Rear of a house 
in a New Hampshire village. Theatre Arts Magazine 7 : 127-142, 
April 1923. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 49 

Blood money. Curtis Dunham. 4m., Iw. Sc. Consulting room of a 

doctor's office. US 
Blood o' Kings. June Dransfield. 9m. Sc. Bedroom in the brickyard 

region of the Hudson Valley. STV 
Blood Royal. Evan Poole. French historical play. 9m., chorus of men. 

Sc. King's chamber in the 16th century. PA 
Blood will tell. Sallie Kemper. Comedy. 4w. Sc. Drawing room in 

house in Richmond, Virginia. B 

Bloodybush edge. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Verse. 3m. Sc. Remote 
spot on border of England. GIB, GIF 

Bine and green. Alfred Kreymborg. Puppet play. Shadow play. 1m., 

Iw. Sc. Among trees. KMR 
Bine Harlequin, The. Maurice Baring. Fantastic farce. 3m., Iw. 

Sc. A London street. BA 
Blue morning glory, A. Moritz Jagendorf. 2m., Iw. Sc. Grecian 

chamber. International 8: 95-97, 104, Mar. 1914. 
Blue pincushion. The. M. Q. Dixon. 1m., 2w. Sc. Boudoir. Smart 

Set 4: 137-139, May 1901. 

Blue pump, The. Clara J. Denton. 2b. Sc. Interior. MBP 
Blue sphere, The. Theodore Dreiser. 6m., 2w., chorus. Sc. Kitchen: 

of a poor family. DP, Smart Set 44: 245-252, Dec. 1914. 
Blue vase, The. Frayne Williams. Chinese play in free verse. 1m., 

Iw. Sc. House in ancient China. WIT 

Bluebeard, Lindsey Barbee. lb., 2g., Sc. Turkish house. BLC 
Bluebeard. May Bell. 2m.. 3w. Sc. Upper chamber in an Arabian 

palace. BRW 

Bluebeard. Caroline W. Thomason. 6b., 5g., Sc. Bluebeard's drawing- 
room. PPP, TH 
Blunted age, The. Agnes Lee. 1m., 2w. Sc. Living room. Poetry 

19: 71-73, Nov. 1921. 
Bo-Peep's Christmas party. Elizabeth F. Guptill. Mother Goose 

play. 6b., 8g. Sc. Interior. EP 

Boastful giant, The. Marie Irish. Christmas play. 3b., 2g. Sc. In- 
terior. 1C 
Boastful weathervane. Clara J. Denton. Verse. Christmas play. 

lOb. Sc. Out door scene. I 
Boasts and a bruise. A. L. Westlake. 4g. Sc. Girls' class room. 

FSD 
Boatswain's mate. W. W. Jacobs and Herbert N. Sargent. Farce. 

2m., Iw. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Bobbie settles down. Gertrude E. Jennings. Comedy. 1m., 3w. Sc. 

Interior. FSD 

Bobby's dream. Linna M. Ferrer. 5b., Ig. Sc. A school room. FER 
Bob's and Tom's Thanksgiving. Clara J. Denton. Thanksgiving day 

play. 2b. Sc. Interior. DAH 
Boccaccio's untold tale. Harry Kemp. 2m., 2w., Is., 2 voices, chorus. 

Sc. A simply furnished room. SL 
Bogie men, The. Lady Isabella Augusta Gregory. Irish comedy. 2m. 

Sc. A shed near a road. GRZ, Forum 49 : 28-40, Jan. 1913. 
Bohemians, a farce of poverty. Abraham Raisin, trans, from the Yiddish 

by Isaac Goldberg. 8m., Iw. Sc. Room of a lodging house. Strat- 
ford Journal 6: 111-120, Ap.-June, 1920. 
Bolo and Babette. Henry Bailey Stevens. 9b., 3g. Sc. Slope of a 

uasture. STE 



50 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLATS 

"Bombast and platitudes." Dorothy Potter. 3m. Sc. Comfortable 
library of a bachelor's apartment. POT 

Bombastes in the shades. Lawrence Binyon. Historical characters. 
4m., lw., Ic. Sc. Cool green glade. O 

Bonds of marriage, The. Aleister Crowley. Play to increase the sale 
of Liberty Bonds. 2m., lw., Sc. Living room of apartment. Inter- 
national 12: 88-91, March 1918. 

$ Bone of contention, The. Genevieve K. McConnell. Fairy melo- 
drama. 4b., 8g. Sc. Child's bedroom. B 

Bonnie Dundee. Frank Richardson. Historical background of the Eng- 
lish commonwealth. 4m., 2w. Sc. An oak chamber in England of 
the 17th century. FSD 

* Bonnie's Christmas Eve. Jay Clay Powers and Irene M. Childs. 3b., 

Ig. Sc. Cabin in Canadian Northwest. BAG 
Boob, The. J; C. McMullen. Comedy of business life. 4m., lw. Sc. 

Private office. B 

Book agent, The. Louis A. La Shere. Farce. 2m., 2w. Sc. Any in- 
terior. APP 
Booklegger, The. Curtiss LaQ Day. 5m., lw. Sc. College study. 

Smart Set GO: 75-80, Dec. 1922. 
Bookmaker's shoes, The. Earle Mitchell. 2m., lw. Sc. Living room 

in plainly furnished flat. Smart Set 30: 131-13G, March 1910. 
Boor, The. Anton Tchekoff. Trans, from Russian by Hilmar Baukhage 

1m., lw., Is. Chorus. Sc. Well furnished reception room in Russian 

house. CHD, FSD, LC, SL 
Borrowed luncheon, A. Helen Sherman Griffith. 5w. Sc. Interior. 

DEP 
Borrowers' day. Jessie E. Henderson. Rural comedy. 5m., Gw. Sc. 

Unimportant. PPP 

* Boston Tea Party, The. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 9b. Sc. Tav- 

ern. MPY 
Bottled in bond, a tragic farce of our times. Glenn Hughes. 2m., 

2w. Sc. Ordinary living room. Drama 13: 170-173, Feb. 1923. 
t Bound east for Cardiff. Eugene O'Neill, llm. Sc. Seamen's fore- 
castle of a British tramp steamer. OMC, PI 

* Bouquet of rose spirits. 8b., 18g. Sc. An open glade. BBS 

Box of powders, A. Pauline Phelps and Marion Short. Farcical ro- 
mance. 1m., lw. Sc. Handsomely furnished drawing room. PH 

Boy and a girl, A. Alfred Sutro. 1m., lw. Sc. Park of a London 

house. Colliers 34: 10-17, Jan. 7, 1905. 

t Boy comes home. The. A. A. Milne. Great War background. 2m., 
3w. Sc. Interior of dignified home. MSL, WWS 

* Boy who found Christmas, The. Louise Rand Bascom. Christmas 

play. 4b., 2g., chorus. Sc. Street. GUB 

Boy will, The. Robert Emmons Rogers. Drama of boyhood of William 
Shakespeare. 3m., 2w. Main room of an inn. Cl, Harvard Monthly 
43: 238-249, Jan. 1907. 

* Boy's Christmas, A. Ellen M. Willard. 3b. Sc. Interior. WY 
Boy's proposal. Arthur Eckersley. Comedy. 2m., lw., Ib. Sc. Drawing 

room. FSD 
Boys will be girls, a girlsterious extravaganza. Sherman F. Johnson. 

2m., 24w. Sc. Interior. B 
Bracelet, The. Alfred Sutro. 4m., 3w., Is. Sc. Dining-room. FSD, 

SF 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 51 

Branded Mavericks. H. O. Stechhan and Maverick Terrell. 5m. Sc. 

Combination saloon and ranch house in Texas. Smart Set 42 : 133, 

March 1914. 
Brass door-knob, The. Matthew Boulton. 1m., Iw. Sc. Interior. 

FSD 
Brave foresters. Marie Irish. Forest conservation play. Gb. Sc. 

Unimportant. IPP 
Brave little tomboy, A; play of the Revolution. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 

7b., Gg. Sc. Unimportant. EP 
Bravest thing in the world, a comedy of childhood. Lee Pape. 2b., 

5g. Sc. Nursery. PB, PPP 
Bread, butter and romance. Mary Moncure Parker. Comedy. 1m., 

3w. Sc. Any room. DEP 
Breakfast at eight. Ronald Gow. 4m. Sc. Library in a country 

house. FSD 
Breakfast breeze. W. Macfarlane. Farce. 1m., 2w., Is. Sc. Around 

the breakfast table. PL 
Breaking the engagement. W. C. Parker. Farce. 2m., Iw. Sc. 

Hotel parlor. B 
Breaking the ice; or, A piece of holly. Charles Thomas. Romantic 

comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. Room in a country inn. PH 
Brethren, a play for Peace Day. Madalene D. Barnum. 12m., 2w., 

chorus. Sc. Green plateau. BS 
Brewing of brains, A; Constance D'Arcy Mackay. A Lincolnshire folk 

play. lb., 2g. Sc. A kitchen. MST 
Bridal, The. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Verse. 1m., 2w. Sc. A lonely 

shepherd's cottage. GIA, GIP, GIS 
Bridal trip, A. Harry Hurst. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. Drawing room. 

FSD 
Bride and the burglar. Florence Lewis Speare. Comedy. 2m., Iw. 

Sc. Living room of a new unoccupied bungalow. FSD 
Bride from home, A. Willis Steell. A vaudeville sketch. 1m., 2w., Ic. 

Sc. Room in a tenement. PWP 
Bridegroom, The. Lajos Biro, trans, from the German by Charles 

Recht. 5m., 6w. Sc. Room with bridal gifts. Drama 8 : 154-175, 

May 1918. 
Bride's Christmas tree, a Christmas play. Beatrice Herford. 4m., 4w. 

Sc. New York apartment. Ladies Home Journal 28 : 14, 64, Dec. 

1911. 
Bride's crown, The. Zakarias Topelius, trans, by Elizabeth J. Macin- 

tire. 2m., Iw. Sc. Great hall of a castle. Poet Lore 28: 595-599, 

Autumn 1917. 
Bridges. Clare Kummer. 2m., Iw. Sc. Inner office of a business firm. 

FSD 

Bright idea. Arthur Law. 2m., 2w. Sc. Drawing room. WIA 
Bright morning, A. Serafin and Joaquin Alvarez Quintero, trans, from 

the Spanish by Carlos C. Castillo and E. L. Overman. 2m., 2w. Sc. 

Lonely place on a public promenade in Madrid. Poet Lore 27 : 668- 

G79, Winter 191G 
Brink of silence, The. Esther E. Galbraith. 4ra. Sc. Interior of a 

log house on a rocky island. MA 

Brogues of Kilavain Glen. Fairy play for grown-ups. 2w., Gc., 
chorus. Sc. Glen in Ireland. FL 



52 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Broken bars. The. Anna Wynne. Modern morality play. 10m., ](hv. 
Sc. Ballroom. FSD 

Broken engagement, A. Alice C. Thompson. Comedy. 4\v. Sc. 
Parlor. FSD 

* Broken picture, The. Marie Irish. Christmas play. 2b., 2g. Sc. 

Living room. 1C 

Brother Dave. Willis Steell. 1m., 2w. Sc. Farmhouse kitchen. 

PWP 
t Brother Sun. Laurence Housman. About St. Francis of Assisi. Sc. 

Camp of the Saracens before Damietta. C2 
Brotherhood of veterans. Any number of characters. Ladies Home 

Journal 23 : 41, Feb. 190G. 
Brothers. Lewis Beach. 3m. Sc. Small room in shanty. BF, SL 

Brothers. Richard Burton. Humanitarian play. 2m., Iw. Sc. In- 
terior. FSD 

* Brothers and sisters. E. E. Bloxam. 17c. Sc. Unimportant. BL 

* "Brownie night," a Hallowe'en entertainment for rural schools. Nan 

L. Mildren. Any number of children. Sc. Unimportant. Ladies 
Home Journal 30: 10G, Oct. 1913. 

* Brownies' vacation. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 9b. Sc. Santa Claus' 

kitchen. FIL 

* Bruiumy Crock. E. M. Fotheringham. Fantasy. 8b. Sc. School 

room. FSD 
Bubble's troubles. James Madison. Farce. 4m., 2\v. Sc. Parlor. 

US 

Bud's baby. Edwin Holt. 3m. Sc. Interior of miner's cabin. US 
Buffer, The. Alice Gerstenberg. 2m., 3w., Ic. Sc. Living room. GT 
Builders, The; B. Russell Herts. A dramatic dialogue in verse. 1m., Iw. 

Sc. Woods. Moods 2: 24-31, Aug.-Sept. 1909. 
Bull-terrior and the baby, The. Helen M. Givens. 2m.. 2w. Sc. 

Private sitting room in a country hotel. Ladies Home Journal 23 : 

15, Oct. 1906. 

Bumps. Lillie Davis. Phrenology farce. 3w. Sc. Interior. B 
Bunch of roses, A. M. E. M. Davis. 4m., 4w. Sc. Sitting room. 

DAB 

Bunk. Henry Clapp Smith. Burlesque melodrama. Gin., Iw. Sc. Be- 
hind the stage. FSD 

Bunkered. Bertha Moore. 2w. Sc. Lounge of a hotel. FSD 
Burden, The. p]lma Ehrlich Levinger. Play of Jewish life. 3m., Iw. 

Sc. Living room of a Jewish family on the East side. B 
Burglar, The. Margaret Cameron. Comedy. 5-w. Sc. Sitting room. 

CAC, FSD 
Burglar alarm, The. R. MacDonald Alden. Comedy. 3m., 3w., 

chorus. Sc. Well furnished parlor. Gl 
Burglar and the girl. Matthew Boulton. 1m., Iw. Sc. Drawing 

room of a country house. FSD 
Burglar who failed. The. St. John Emile Clavering Hankin. ]m., 2w. 

Sc. Bedroom. HAN3 
Burglar's welcome. Harry L. Newton. 1m., Iw. Sc. Interior. DPP 

* Buried treasure. Katharine Lord. 5b., 3g. Sc. Back yard of a house. 

LLS 

Burlesque pantomine. Herbert C. Sargent. Burlesque farce. 5m., 
3w. Sc. A forest dell. SAR 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 53 

Bushido from "Terakoya" or "Matsu." Takeda Idzumo. Japanese 

phi.v. 18m.. 3w., 9b. Sc. Stage with two levels. ELT3 
Business is business. Harry L. Newton. 2m., lw. Sc. Office. DEP 
Business meeting, A. Arlo Bates. Comedy. lOw. Sc. Interior. B, 

Ladies Home Journal 20: 15, March 1903. 
Buster. Violet M. Methley. 6b. Sc. Dining room. FSD 
Busy day in Bangville, A. Ethelyn Sexton. Comedy. 9m., llw., lb., 

2g. Sc. Country store and post office. EP 
Butcher's daughter, The. Granville Forbes Sturgis. 3m., lw. Sc. 1. 

Street or country road. Sc. 2. Living room back of butcher shop. 

STR 

Butterfly, The; a morality. George S. Viereck. 4m., 2w., chorus. Sc. 

A sleeping chamber. VG, International 11 : 156-159, May 1917. 
"Butting in" in French. Adele Luehrmann. 1m., lw. Sc. Drawing 

room in New York City home. Smart Set 31: 125-127, Aug. 1910. 
Buying a day. Rea Woodman, lb., 3g. Sc. Sitting room. WO 
Buying a house. Herbert C. Sargent. Farce. 1m., lw. Sc. Interior. 

SAR 
Buying a suit for Jimmy. Anne M. Palmer. Comedy. 3m., 6w, Sc. 

Clothing-store. PPP 
By Miho's pine-clad shore, a Noh play, trans, from the Japanese text 

by Yone Noguchi. 1m. and fishermen, 1 fairy, chorus. Pacific Review 

2: 235-240, Sept. 1921. 
By mutual agreement. R. A. Brandon and George Bull. 2m., lw. 

Comedy. Sc. Interior of lawyer's office. FSD 
By ourselves. Ludwig Fulda. 3m., 2w. Sc. Dining room of home. 

SS Poet Lore 23: 1-24, Jan.-Feb. 1912. 
By-product, A. Manta S. Graham. Great War background. 5tn. Sc. 

Improvised officers' headquarters in a deserted farmhouse. GRL 
By the Sumida River. Colin Campbell Clements. 2m., lw., spirit of 

her boy child, chorus. Sc. Banks of the Sumida River. Poet Lore 

31: 1G6-175, Summer 1920. 
By their -words ye shall know them. Serafin and Joaquin Alvarez 

Quintero, trans, from the Spanish. 2m., lw. Sc. Corner of the 

courtyard of apartment house in Seville. MR, Drama 7:. 26-39, Feb. 

1917. 

By woman's wit. A. Louis Elliston. 2m., lw. Sc. Room in a hand- 
some apartment. B 
Bye, Baby Bunting. Someple (pseud.) Christmas play. lie. Sc. 

Interior with grate fire. SO 

Bygones. Miriam Nichelson. 2m., lw. Sc. Private room in smart res- 
taurant. Smart Set 51: 81-92, March 1917. 



Cabman and the lady, The. William D. Emerson. 2m., lw. Sc. 

Exterior. DEP 
Cain. R. E. Rogers. 1m., lw. Sc. Barren plain of Gush. Harvard 

Monthly 41: 259-260, Feb. 1906. 

Cake, The. Laura E. Richards. 14c. 1 dog. Sc. A road. RP 
Calamity Jane, R.N. Major William Price Drury. Comedy. 5m., 2w. 

Sc. Pensioners' ward. FSD 



54 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Calegula's picnic. Maurice Baring. 9m., many choruses. Sc. Large 

banqueting table. BA 
Call, The. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Verse. 2m., Ivv. Sc. Engine house 

of a fire station. GID, GIP 
t Call of God, The. Mae Stein Soble. Bible play of Moses. 7b. Sc. 

Mountain. SOB 

* Call of Samuel, The. Kita Boiitou. Bible play. 8b., Ig. Sc. Before 

the door of the tabernacle. BSD 

* Call to the youth of America. Rosamund Kimball. 23c., choruses. 

Sc. Hall. TKP 
Calpurnia's dinner party. Maurice Baring. Historical farce. 1m., 

lw., Is. Sc. Room in Julius Caesar's house. BA 
Calvary. William Butler Yeats. 9m. Sc. Bare space. YP 
t Camp fire Cinderella, A. Mrs. Arthur T. Seymour. Camp fire play. 

Gg. Sc. Sitting room. B 
t Camp-fire girl, The. Edith F. A. U. Painton. lb., 3g. Sc. A camp 

fire PAD 
Campbell of Kilmhor. J. A. Ferguson. Historical play of Mary 

Stuart. 4m., 2w. Sc. Interior of a lonely cottage. LE, REP 
Camping. Daisy McGeoch Comedy. 3m., 3w. Sc. Out doors with tent 

in foreground. MAC 
Capitulation of Mr. Hyleigh. Frank Howard Egbert. 3m., 2w. Sc. 

Office. EG 
Caprice, A. Alfred de Musset. Comedy. 1m., 2w. Girl's room in 

Paris. MUB, Poet Lore 33: 395-419, Autumn 1922. 
t Captain of the gate. Beulah Marie Dix. <Jm. Sc. Upper room of a 

gate house of Bridge of Cashalu. DA, LE 
Captain Walrus: or, The game of three. Alexander H. Laidlaw, Jr. 

lin., 2w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Capture of Ozah, The. Helen P. Kane. Indian play. 2m., 2w. Sc 

Indian lodge of the 18th century. FSD 

* Captured year, The. Frances Gillespy Wickes. 22c. Sc. Halls of 

Father Time. WCB 
Carlos among the candles. Wallace Stevens. 1m. Sc. Semicircular 

room with two long tables. Poetry 11: 115-123, Dec. 1917. 
Carnival, The, a divine comedy in one act. Paul Eldridge. lorn., 

8w., others. Sc. An ordinary garden. Double Dealer 5 : 4-29, Jan. 

1923. 
Carrots. Jules Renard, trans, from the French of Alfred Sutro. 1m., 

3\v. Sc. Courtyard of an old prison like building. FSD 
Carrying out a theory. Willard Spenser. Comedy. 4m., lw. Sc. 

Hotel dining room. PPP 
Case of duplicity. Helen Sherman Griffith. 1m., 2w. Sc. Interior. 

PPP 

* Case of Mrs. Kantsey Know. Myra Williams Jarrell. 2b., 7w., Ig. 

Sc. Disorderly sitting room. Drama 12: 210-212, March 1922. 

* Case of Sophroiiia. Marjorie Benton Cooke. 5g. Sc. Dormitory of 

a girl's school. DPP 

Case of spoons; or, The Baroness Sorato's garden party. Japa- 
nese farce. Eunice T. Gray. 3m., 5w. Sc. Indoors or out doors, in 
Japanese garden. FSD 

Casey's daughter, Mary Ann, an Irish farce. J. R. Farrell. 2m. Sc. 
Interior. APP 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 55 

Cash concern, A. E. M. Fotheringham. Farce. 7b. Sc. Shop for 
ladies' hats. FSD 

Casino gardens, The. Kenyou Nicholson. 5m. Sc. Orchestral plat- 
form of Casino gardens. Smart Set 04 : 77-83, March 1921. 

Cast rehearses, The. A. L. Tildesley. 5w. Sc. Sitting room. B 

Casting of lots. Abraham Burstein. Purirn play. 4b., 4g., choruses. 
Sc. Living room. BLO 

Castle Botherem. Arthur Law. 3m., 3w. Sc. Kitchen. WIA 

Cat and dog. Lady Bell. Comedy. lb., Ig. Sc. Unimportant. BEJ 

Cat and the cherub, The. Chester B. Fernald. 7m., 2\v. Sc. A 
street in the Chinese quarter in San Francisco. FSD 

Cat and the fiddle, The. Lady Bell. 5c. Sc. Room in a boarding 
house. BR 

Cat and the mouse. The. Augusta Stevenson, lb., 2g. Sc. A garret. 
SC3 

Cat-boat, The. Percy Mackaye. Fantasy. 2m., 2w. Sc. A small 
work shop. M~Y 

Cat that waited, The. Augusta Stevenson. 3g. Sc. A garden. SCI 

Catesby. Percival Wilde. Comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. Veranda of a sum- 
mer hotel. WE 

Catherine Parr. Maurice Baring. Historical farce. 1m., Iw., Is. Sc. 
Breakfast chamber in the Palace of King Henry VIII. BA 

Cathleen Ni Hoolihan. William Butler Yeats. Irish Play. 3m., 3w., 
chorus. Sc. Inside of an Irish cottage. YH, YU, YPP. Samhain. 
1902 pp. 24-31. 

Caught. Morris M. Towiiley. Burglar play. 2m. Sc. Room in dark- 
ness. TOW 

Caught at last. Dwight Spencer Anderson. 1m., 2w. Sc. Masque- 
rade ball. APP 

Cave of precious things. Alice Waugenheim, adapted by K. W. Hinks. 
Iw., 5b., 2g., baud of thieves. Sc. Nursery. Journal of Home Eco- 
nomics 11 : 215-220, May 1919. 

Cease Fire! Katharine Parry and John R. Collins, llm. Sc. Interior. 
FSD 

Census man, The. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 2b., Ig. Sc. Sitting room. 
GUT 

Cesaire. Jean Schlumberger. 3m. Sc. Interior of fisherman's hut. 
Living Age 312 : 106-15, Jan. 14, 1922. 

Challenge of the cross. Charles A. Marsh and H. O. Rowland. 
Sacred drama. 8m., choir. Sc. Interior. MAS 

Champagne. Isaac Loeb Perez, tr. from the Yiddish. 5w. Sc. A poor 
cellar dwelling. BLK 

Chance at midnight. Charles Stewart Walsh. 2m., Iw., Ic. Sc. Li- 
brary of home. FP 

Change-house. John Brandane. 3m., 2w. Sc. Interior of change 
house in 1752. REP 

Changeling, The. W. W. Jacobs and H. C. Sargent. 2m., Iw. Sc. 
Kitchen. FSD 

Chanukah sketch. Ruth E. Levi. Jewish holiday play. 12c., chorus. 
Sc. Large room. BLO 

Charlie Barringer, the second of five sketches from a county poor farm. 
John Joseph Martin. 3m. Sc. Bedroom at the county farm. Thea- 
tre Arts Magazine 5: 242-248, July 1921. 



56 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

* Charlie's pop-corn. Clara J. Denton. Thanksgiving Day play. 2b., 

Ig. Sc. Plain living room. DAH 

Charming Leandre. Theodore de Banville, trans, from the French by 
Barrett H. Clark. Comedy. 2m., Iw. Sc. Deserted square in the 
neighborhood of the Luxembourg gardens in Paris in 18th century. 
FSD 

* Charter oak, The. Eleanore Hubbard. Self government play. 6b., 

chorus of boys. Sc. General court in colonial Hartford, Conn. HUC 
Chaste adventures of Joseph. Floyd Dell. Comedy. 3m., 2w. Sc, 

A room in Potiphar's house. DK 
Cheat of pity, The. George Middleton. 1m., Iw., Is. Sc. A dark 

room, a drawing room fashionably furnished. MIT 
Cheezo. Lord Dunsany. 4m., 2w. Sc. Interior of a big house. DFO 

* Cherry-Blossom princess, The. Gladys Evelyn "Warren. lb., &g., 

chorus. Sc. The palace garden. BHP 

Cherry Blossom River, The. Colin Campbell Clements. 3m., Iw., 
chorus. Sc. A street in Tsukuski. Poet Lore 31 : 159-1G5, Summer 
1920. 

* Cherry pie. Louise E. Tucker and Estella L. Ryan. Maryland in raid- 

ing time. 4b., 3g. Sc. Living room. TRH 

Chi-Fu, a play with masks. William Justema, Jr. 2m., Iw. Sc. Tum- 
bledown hut of a fisherman in China. Drama 13 : 356-370, Aug.- 
Sept. 1923. 

Child, The. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Verse. 1m., Iw. Sc. A garret 
in the slums. GID, GIF 

Child in the house, The. Marjorie Benton Cooke. Satirical sketch. 
4w., Ic. Sc. Drawing room. CO 

Child in the house, The. Homer Hildreth Howard. Temperance play. 
2m., 2w., 1 baby. Sc. Basement room in a tenement house. FSD, 
Poet Lore 24: 433^44, Winter 1913. 

Child of God, The. Louise Driscoll. 2m., 3w. Sc. Dining room of 
small house. Seven Arts 1: 34-46, Nov. 1916. 

Children and the Evangelists, The. Margaret Otey Tomes. A Na- 
tivity play. 17m., 6w., choir. Sc. Dark background. Drama 11 : 
58-60, Nov. 1920. 

* Children in the Great War. Wallace Rice. 4b., 4g. Sc. A clearing 

in the woods. RIS 

* Children of France. Wallace Rice. 4b., 4g. Sc. A clearing in a 

wood. RIS 

Children of Granada. Margaret Scott Oliver. A Spanish play. 7m., 
2w., chorus. Sc. Courtyard of Alhambra in Granada. OS 

* Children of the Christmas spirit. Anita B. Ferris. 8b., 9g., choir. 

Sc. Room in a home. Everyland 6: 33-37, Dec. 1914. 

* Children of the Civil War. Wallace Rice. 4b., 4g. Sc. A clearing 

in a wood. RIS 

* Children of the Illini. Wallace Rice. 4b., 4g. Sc. A clearing in a 

wood. RIS 

Children of the sunrise. Julia P. Dabney. 10m., 6w., shepherds and 
attendants. Sc. Forest glade. Poet Lore 26: 653-693, Nov.-Dec. 
1915. 

* Children's Christmas dream, The. Mary E. Telford. 24c. Sc. 

Living room. TE 

* Children's hour, The. Gladys Ruth Bridghaui. 7b., 12g. Sc. A 

study. BBS 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLATS 57 

Child's play. Laura E. Richards. 2b. Sc. A roadside. RP 
Chimalman. Grace E. Taft. Verse. Ancient Aztec. 3m., 3w. Sc. A 

forest glade. TA 
China pig, The. Evelyn Emig. 3w. Sc. Living room of moderate 

priced apartment. STW, Poet Lore 33: 439-450, Autumn 1922. 
Chinese lily. Paula Ja-kobi. 1m., 7w. Sc. Laundry of a woman's 

prison. Forum 54 : 551-566, Nov. 1915. 

Chinese love. Clare Kummer. Chinese life. 4m., 2w. Sc. Interior. 
FSD 

Chips off the old block. E. M. Peixotto. Farce. 4b. Sc. A street 
PET 

Chitra. Rabindranath Tagore. 3m., lw., chorus. Sc. Not given. TC 
Chocolate cake and black sand. Samuel Milbank Cauldwell. A 

dream play. lb., 3g. Sc. Little girl's bedroom. CC 
Choice, The. Allan Monkhouse. Play of the Great War. 1m., 3w. Sc. 

Sitting room of a country cottage. MW 

Choice of a tutor, The. Denis von Vizin. 5m., 3w., s., chorus char- 
acters. Sc. Room in a Russian house of the well-to-do. . BFR 
Choir rehearsal, The. Clare Kummer. 2m., 2w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Choosing a career. Gaston A. de Caillavet, trans, from the French by 

Barrett H. Clark. 3m., lw. Sc. A simple room in a hotel in France. 

FSD 
Chorio. Ernest Fenollosa and Ernest Pound. Noh play of Japan. 4m.,- 

chorus. Sc. Laid in China. FEN 
Christening of Rosalys. Netta Syrett. A pastoral. 4b., 3g. Chorus. 

Sc. Part of the Palace garden. SSG 
Christening robe, The. Anne L. Estabrook. Comedy. 1m., 3w. Sc. 

A pleasant tenement kitchen. B 
Christmas. Alice Summer Varney. 7b., 7g. Sc. A large room with a 

decorated tree in the center. VA 
Christmas "Anychild preparing for Christmas" F. Ursula Payne. 

7c., chorus boys and girls. Sc. A room in any house. PP 
Christmas at Holly Farm. Clara J. Denton. 4b., 5g., chorus, sc. 

Handsome interior. I 
Christmas at Punkin Holler, a Christmas play. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 

2w., 7b., 8g. Sc. A schoolroom. PAP 
Christmas at Skeeter Corner. Elizabeth F. Guptill. ."!>.. 5g. Sc. 

An old fashioned school. MAP 
Christmas at the cross roads. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 9b., 12g. Sc. 

Old fashioned country schoolhouse. MAP 
Christmas babes in the woods. Corinne Rockwell Swain. 3b., 4g., 2 

chorus groups. Sc. Woods in winter. SAB 
Christmas bargain, A. Ellen M. Willard. 2g., Sc. Modern room. 

WY 
Christmas benefit, A. Marjorie Benton Cooke. 3b., Ig. Sc. Dressing 

room in a theatre. DPP 
Christmas beyond the trenches. Seymour S. Tibbals. Play about 

the orphans of the Great War. Any number of Characters. Sc. In 

the trenches. EP 
Christmas box, The. Madeline Poole. 3b., 3g. Sc. A cottage across 

the water. PO 

Christmas boxes. M. E. M. Davis. 4m., 4w. Sc. Sitting room. 
DAB 



68 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

* Christmas brownie, The. Elsie Hobart Carter. 24c. Sc. Nursery. 

ccc 

Christmas burglar. The. Mary H. Planner. 3m., Iw. Sc. A pro- 
fessor's study. FSD 

* Christmas carol or the miser's Yuletide dream. (Adapted from 

Dickens' Christmas Carol.) Walter Ben Hare. 10m., 5w., 4b., 4g. 
Sc. A dark dreary office. II W 

Christmas chime. Margaret Cameron. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. Liv- 
ing room in a country house. CAC, FSD 

* Christmas conspiracy, The. Elizabeth Woodbridge. 14c. Sc. Dimly 

lighted sitting room. SAB 

* Christmas cookies, The. Marie Irish. Christmas play. 3b., 3g. Sc. 

Kitchen. IPR 

* Christmas dinner, The. Marie Irish. Christmas play. 2b., 3g. Sc. 

Kitchen. 1C 

* Christmas dream, A. Elizabeth F. Guptill. Dream play with Mother 

Goose characters. 5b., Jig. Sc. Interior. MAP 

* Christmas eve. Sidney Baldwin. Christmas play. 50c. Sc. Stage. 

BAL 
Christmas eve at the Mulligans. Marie Irish. 2m., 3w., 2b., 2g. Sc. 

Living room. PAP 
Christmas eve with Charles Dickens, A. Maude Morrison Frank. 

8m., Gw., many chorus characters. Sc. Poorly furnished but neat 

room. FSP 

* Christmas for all nations, a play in rhyme. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 5b., 

Gg. Sc. Interior. MAP 

* Christmas for Santa Claus, A. W. H. Gardner. 2b., 9c. School 

children. Ladies Home Journal 20: 20, Dec. 19U2. 

* Christmas gifts of all nations. Carolyn Wells. 2b., 2g., 3 chorus 

groups. Sc. Palace of Father Christmas at the North Pole. WJ, 
Ladies Home Journal 29: 86, 91, Dec. 1912. 

Christmas guest. Sara Kingsbury. 1m., 3w., Ic. Sc. Cheerful 
kitchen of a home. Drama 8 : 455-401, Nov. 1918. 

* Christmas guest: a miracle play after the manner of the 10th century, 

The. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 8c. Sc. Hall of a 10th century 
house. MHH 

* Christmas harvest, an exercise for the presentation of gifts by Sunday 

Schools. Edna Randolph Worrell. Iw., any number of children. La- 
dies Home Journal 33: 42, Dec. 1916. 

* Christmas idea, The. Alice Cook Fuller. 5g. Sc. Living room. EP 

* Christmas in Leipsic. John Jay Chapman. Verse. 2b., 3g., chorus. 

Sc. Sitting room. CFA 

* Christmas in Mother-Gooseville. Eleanor Allen Schroll. Verse. 

15c. Sc. Interior. FIL 

* Christmas in Rhyme-land. May Pemberton. Musical play. 9c. Sc. 

Interior of a small cottage. PC 

* Christmas in the air. Marie Irish. 6b., 5g. Sc. Inside of street car. 

I 

* Christmas in the forest. Netta Syrett. lb., lg., 4 chorus groups. Sc. 

A cottage room. SSG 

* Christmas influence. Marie Irish. 4b., 5g., Sc. Poorly furnished 

room. I 

* Christmas joke. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 12b., 12g. Sc. Interior. MAP 

* Christmas journey, A. Marie Irish. 3b., 2g. Sc. A street. I 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 59 

Christinas message, The. Margaret G. Parsons. 12c. Sc. Interior 

PR 
Christmas miracle play: the pageant of the Shearman and Tailors in 

the Coventry Cycle of Miracles. Samuel A. Eliot, ed. 13m., Iw. 

Sc. An inner and an outer stage. ELT1 
Christmas mix-up or Mrs. Santa Clans Militant. Belle Elliot 

Palmer. Ob., 3g. Sc. Interior. EP 

Christmas morality play, A. Edith Lyttelton. lie. Sc. Poorly fur- 
nished room. LY 
Christmas mystery, A. Elizabeth Guptill. 13b. Sc. Any interior. 

EP 
Christmas mystery, A. Jane Judge and Liiiwood Taft. To be used a 

a part of a community Christmas sing. 4ui., Iw. Sc. Outside of the 

stable in Bethlehem. Drama 11: (10-02, Nov. 1920. 
Christmas of the little pines, The. Emma Larson. 3m., 15 or more 

children. Sc. Forest. Woman's Home Companion 44: 29, Dec. 1911. 
Christmas party, A. Marguerite Merington. 2m., Iw., 7b., 3g. Sc. 

Nursery. MFP 
Christmas picture, The. Lettie C. VanDerveer. 5g. Sc. Living 

room. VC 
Christmas pitcher, The. Augusta Stevenson. 6b., 5g., Many choruu 

characters. Sc. A palace. SCI 
Christmas present, A. Arthur Sclmitzler. 1m., Iw. Sc. Side street. 

SA, International 4: 0-7, June 1911. 
Christmas rainbow, A. Adeline Hohf Beery. 4b., 4g. Sc. Interioi. 

FIL 
Christmas shopping. Arthur Schuitzler, trans, from the German. An- 

atol play, liii., Iw. Sc. Street in Vienna. SAA 
Christmas shopping. Beulah Smith. Comedy. 4b., 8g. Sc. Toy 

shop. WEP 
Christmas speakin' at Skagg's Skule. Marie Irish. 6b., 8g. Sc. 

School room of olden times. PAP 
Christmas spirit, The. Sidney Baldwin. Christmas play. 13c. 2 

chorus groups. Sc. Field bordered by trees. BAL 
Christmas stars. Anne E. Williamson. 5b., 5g. Sc. Cozy living 

room. PCP 

Christmas stockings. Arthur Guiterman. 1m., lb., Ig. Nursery. La- 
dies Home Journal 22 : 28, Dec. 1904. 
Christmas story, The. Rita Benton. IGc., chorus. Sc. Stable at 

Bethlehem. BSB 
Christmas story, A. Edith Lang. With music. 14b., lOg. Sc. In a 

forest. LAN 
Christmas strike, A. Edith M. Burrows. 4b., 3g. Sc. Out-of-doors 

before the Cave of the North Wind. BBC 
Christmas surprise for Mother Goose, A. Marie t lrish. 4b., 8g. Sc. 

Living room. I 

Christmas sympathy. Marie Irish. 4b. Sc. Street. I 
Christmas tale, A. Maurice Bouchor, trans, from the French by Bar- 
rett H. Clark. 2m., 2w., Ig. Sc. Room serving as living room and 

studio. FSD 

Christmas tree, The. Laurence Housman. 1m., Iw., Ic. Sc. A cot- 
tage interior. HAB, Drama 11 : 75-76. Dec. 1920. 
Christmas tree in New England, A. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. 



60 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Ryan. How the Puritans kept Christmas. 3b., 2g. Sc. Living 
room. TRH 

* Christmas tree joke, A. Lindsey Barbee. 7b., 7g. Sc Living room 

BLP 

* Christmas visitors from other lands. Marie Irish. 4b., 6g. Sc. 

Living room. I 

* Christmas wishes. Marie Irish. 2b., 3g. Sc. Living room. I 

* Christmas with the Mulligan's. Walter Ben Hare. 2w., 5b., 5g. Sc. 

The Mulligan's front room. HW 

Chrysanthemums, Japanese comedy. A. C. Wallace. 2m., 2w. Sc. 
Room in a Japanese house. FSD 

Chuck: an orchard fantasy. Percy Mackaye. 3m., Iw. Sc. In the 

shadow of an appletree. MY 

Ci-devant, The. Michael Arlen. Iw., 1 voice. Sc. Bedroom in a Lon- 
don house. Dial GO: 125-131, Aug. 1920. 

* Cinderella. Alice Cook Fuller. Gb., 4g. Sc. Home of Cinderella. FU 
Cinders. Lily Tinsley. 1m., Iw. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Cin'n'buns. F. H. Schreiner. 2m., 2w. Sc. Interior. B 

Circles. George Middleton. 1m., Iw. Sc. Sitting room. MIP 

* Circus, The. Alice Summer Varney. Gh., 6g. Sc. A street leading to 

a school house. VA 

Cissy's engagement. Ellen Lancaster Wallis. 2w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
City pastorals. William Griffith. Verse. 3m. Sc. Living room. 

Spring. International 9: 178-180, June 1915. 

Summer. International 9: 219-222, July 1915. 

Autumn. International 9: 250-252, Aug. 1915. 

Winter. International 9: 278-279, Sept. 1915. 
Civilization. Mary S. Watts. 5m., 5w. Sc. Patio of a ranch house. 

WT 

Claims, The. Louise Rand Bascom. 7m., Iw., Ic. Sc. General's office. 

MBP 
Clancy name, The. Lennox Robinson. 5m., 3w., chorus. Sc. Living 

room of an Irish farmhouse. RC, RT 
Class of '56, The. Thacher Rowland Guild. 5m. Sc. Library of a 

pleasant old country house. GUI 
' Class ship. Edith F. A. U. Painton, Dramatization of Longfellow's "The 

Building of the Ship" 3b., 8g. Sc. Any large room. DEP 
Clearly and concisely. Robert Higginbotham. Comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. 

Interior. FSD 
Clemency, written for the American School Peace League. Beulah Marie 

Dix. 3m., Iw. Sc. Old fashioned house in a foreign country. AS 
Cleopatra. Isaac Rieman Baxley. Roman and Egyptian historical play. 

Verse. 3m., 3w. Sc. Cleopatra's tower. BAX 
Cleopatra in Judea. Arthur Symons. Historical. Blank verse. 7m., 

3w. Sc. Hall in the palace of King Herod in Jerusalem. SY, 

Forum 55 : 643-660, June 1916. 

Clerical error, A. Henry Arthur Jones. Comedy. 3m., Iw. Sc. In- 
terior. FSD 

Clever cock, The. Augusta Stevenson. 2b. Sc. In the woods. SCI 
Clever kid! Violet M. Methley. Boy Scout play. 3b. Sc. Corner of 

a field. FSD 
Clever kid, The. Augusta Stevenson. 2b., Ig. Sc. A pasture. SC2 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 61 

Cliff of tears, a lyrical drama. Kenneth Rand. Verse. Play of ancient 

Greece. 2m., Iw. Sc. Altar on an island coast. RA 
Clinging vine, The. Rachel B. Gale. Comedy. IGw. Sc. Room of 

a woman's club. B 
Clod, The. Lewis Beach. Civil War play. 4m., Iw. Sc. Kitchen of a 

farmhouse. BF, WSP 

Close call, A. Grace Luce Irwin. Farce. 1m., 5w. Sc. Interior. B 
Close the book. Susan Glaspell. Comedy. 3m., 5w. Sc. Library of 

a home. GP, GPC 
Closed door. Edmund Elliot Shepherd. 2m., 2w. Sc. Library. Smart 

Set 31 : 131-137, June 1910. 
Closet, The. Doris F. Halman. 4w. Sc. Narrow, dim corridor. HAS 

Closing day at Beanville school. Willis N. Bugbee. 7b., 7g. Sc. 
School room. BUP 

Cloud descends, The. Maxwell Bodenheim. 4w. Fantastic. Sc. Small 
waterpool. Poetry 14: 295-300, Sept. 1919. 

Cloudy day, A. Benjamin L. C. Griffith. Farce. 1m., Iw. Sc. Living 
room. GR 

Clytie. Alice Fuller Cook. 4b., 9g. Sc. Forest by the sea side. FU 
Coats. Lady Isabelle Augusta Gregory. Irish comedy. 3m. Sc. Din- 
ing room of a hotel. GRZ, Metropolitan 36: 40-42, May 1912. 
Coats and petticoats. Rachel Baker Gale. Comedy. 1m., 7w. 2 

chorus groups. Sc. Interior. B 
Cobbler's bargain. Mrs. C. F. Fernald and Olivia L. Wilson. Musical 

comedy. lb., Ig. Sc. Shoe maker's shop. BAB 
Cock and the fox. Evelyn Smith. Adapted from Chaucer. lOc. Sc. 

Farmyard. SFR 
Cock Robin. Someple. (pseud.) 8b., 7g. Sc. Open place in the 

woods. SO 
Cockcrow. L. M. Taylor. Based on old Scottish ballad "Clerk Saun- 

ders." 1m., Iw. voice. Sc. Massive hall of the 14th century. Poet 

Lore 33 : 118-127, Spring 1922. 
Coda, The. Charles Stratton. 1m., 2w. Sc. Small library of a home. 

Drama 8: 215-232, May 1918. 
Codicil, The. Paul Ferrier. Trans, by Elizabeth Lester Mullin. 3m., 

Iw. Sc. Chateau de Chantenay. Poet Lore 19: 193-206, Summer 

1908. 
Colette of the Red Cross. Margaret Getchell. 8g. Sc. Living room. 

FSD 
College chums. The. Harry L. Newton. Comedy. 2m. Sc. Street. 

WHP 
College days. John K. Stafford. Farce, llm., Iw. Sc. Hotel lobby. 

FSD 
College .ioke, A. Granville Forbes Sturgis. Comedy. College play. 

3m. Sc. Typical college room. STR 

Colloquy in Hades. A. Edward Goodman. 2m. Sc. Misty gray set- 
ting. Moods 1 : 151-153, March 1909. 
Colombine. Reginald Arkell. Fantasy. 5m., Iw. Sc. A Roman camp 

in England. WWS 
Colonel and the lady, The. Dawson Milward and Homan Clark. 

Comedy. 3m., 2w. Sc. Quarters in English barracks. FSD 
Colonial school. Eleanore Hubbard. Educational play. 10b., chorus. 

Sc. School room in colonial Boston. HUG 



62 ' AN INDEX TO ONE- ACT PLAYS 

t Colonial tea, A. Kaie Woodward Noble. 5w. Sc. Parlor. NOB 

* Colonial Virginia. Blanche Shoemaker Wagstaff. American history 

play. lb., 3g. Sc. A colonial parlor. WCP 

* Color fairies, The. Elizabeth F. Guptill. lOg. Sc. No special scen- 

ery. GUT 
Colour-sergeant, The. Brandon Thomas. 4m., Iw. Sc. Interior. 

FSD 
Columbine. Colin Campbell Clements. 2w. Sc. Bedroom. CLD. 

STW, Poet Lore 21 : 5SS rv.ir.. Winter 1920. 

* Columbus Day. "Columbus helps Any Child." Ursula F. Payne. 

lOc. Sc. Room in any home. PP 

Comala. Reginald R. Buckley. 4m., Iw., warriors. Sc. Island off a 
northern coast. Poetry Review G: 233-250, May-June 191. ~>. 

Combat with the dragon. Ethel Louise Cox. Verse. Old Norse 
background. 3m., 2\v., chorus. Sc. A wild rocky pass in a moun- 
tain. COX 

Come Michaelmas. John Keble Bell. (Keble Howard, pseud.) Com- 
edy 2m., 2w. Sc. Parlour of a farm. FSD 

Comedie Royall, A. Evelyn G. Sutherland. Historical background. 
4m., 2w. Sc. Audience chamber of Queen Elizabeth in 1580. SUP 

Comedy of the exile, A. Isabella Howe Fiske. 3m., 2w., 1 dog. Sc. 
Living room in House of Tobit in Ninevah. Poet Lore 17 : 51-58, 
Spring 190G. 

Comforter, The. Laurence Housman. English political farce. 3m., 
Iw., Is. Sc. Sitting room in house on Downing street. HA, HA4 

* Coming home to Grandma's. Edith F. A. U. Painton. Thanksgiving 

play. 5g. Sc. Sitting room. PAS 

Coming of Annabel, The. Alice C. Thompson. Gw. Sc. Sitting 
room. B 

Coming of Columbine, The. Eric Lyall. 2m., Iw. Sc. Garrett with 

sloping roof. Poetry Review 11: 178-181, July-Aug. 1920. 
f Coming of Fair Annie, The. Graham Price. Based on the old ballad 
"Love Gregor." 2m., 2w. Sc. Hall of a Scottish castle. WWS 

Coming of Hippolytns, The. Margaret Sackville. 2w. Sc. High 
tower overlooking the sea. Poetry 3 : 40-45, Nov. 1913. 

Coming of the Prince, The. William Sharp. Imaginative. Verse. 
4m., Iw. Sc. A great forest. SHV 

Commission, A. Wcedon Grosmith. 3m., 2w. Sc. Studio. FSD 

Committee on matrimony, A. Margaret Cameron. Comedy. 1m., Iw. 
Sc. Drawing room. CAC 

Common ground. Eleanor Whiting. 1m., 2w. Sc. Small, barely fur- 
nished room in New England farmhouse. Poet Lore 32 : 140-148, 
Spring 1921. 

Compromise of the King of the Golden Isles, The. Lord Dunsany. 
13m. Sc. Audience room. DFO 

Compromising Martha. Keble Howard. Comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. Liv- 
ing room. FSD 

Confederates, The. Pauline Phelps and Marion Short. Romantic com- 
edy. 1m., Iw. Sc. Garden lighted by Chinese lanterns. PH 

Confession, The. Pearce Bailey. 2m.. others. Sc. Prison cell. 

Charaka Club Proceedings 5 : 56-71, 1919. 

t Confessional, The. Marjorie Benton Cooke. 1m., Iw., Is. Sc. Draw- 
ing room. CO 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 63 

Confessional. Percival Wilde. 3m., 2w., Is. Sc. Parlor window of a 
trim cottage. WC 

Confidence, A. Elizabeth Jordan. 2w. Sc. Living room of home. 
Harper's Bazaar 43: 447-50, May 1909. 

Conflict, The. Clarice Valletta McCauley. 1m., 3w. Sc. Kitchen of 
old fashioned farmhouse. REM, SCO, STW, VI 

Conquest of Helen, The. Ralph W. Tag. Comedy. 3m., 2w. Sc. 
Handsomely furnished room. FP 

Consuming Sairey "Uggins." Sailor play. Wilfrid Blair. 3m., Iw. 
Sc. Low ceilinged room. WIA 

Conscript Fathers, a forecast, The. J. D. Simpson. 7m. Sc. Bar- 
rack room. English Review 27: 208-212, Sept. 1918. 

Considerable courtship. Bessie Blair Smith. Farce. 2m., 2w. Sc. 
Interior. PPP 

Conspirators, a Christmas play, The. Ralph Henry Barbour. 2m., 2w. 
Sc. Richly furnished dining room. New England Magazine 37 : 425- 
32, Dec. 1907. 

Constant lover, The. St. John Hankin. Comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. 
Glade in a wood. FSD, HAN2, SL, Smart Set 38: 133-142, Oct. 
1912. Theatre Arts Magazine 3 : 07-77, April 1919. 

Conversation, The. Edgar Lee Masters. 2m. Sc. Unimportant. Poetry 
7 : 55-59, Nov. 1915. 

Conversion of Mrs. Slacker, The. F. Ursula Payne. Great War play. 
2b., 7g. Sc. Any room. PPD 

Conversion of Nat Sturge. Malcolm Watson. Comedy. 3m., Iw. 
Sc. Interior. FSD 

Convert, A. Clematis White. 1m., 2w. have speaking parts, 20 dinner 
guests. Sc. Dinner table set for 20. Smart Set 35: 103-10G, Nov. 
1911. 

Converted suffragist. Katharine Kavanaugh. 3w., 1 baby. Sc. In- 
terior. FP 

Converting Bruce. Edith J. Broomhall. Farce. 2m., 2w. Sc Living- 
room. B 

Converts. Harold Brighouse. Comedy. 3m., Iw. Sc. Inside a Salva- 
tion Army Barrack in London. REP 

Convict on the hearth, The. Frederick Fenn. Cm., 5w. Sc. Com- 
bined living room and dining room. FSD 

Cooks and cardinals. Norman C. Lindau. 4m., 2\v. Sc. A kitchen. 
FS2 

Cooky, The. Laura E. Richards. 3g. Sc. Nursery. RP 

Corner in hearts, A. Edna Randolph Worrell. Christmas play. 5m., 
Sc. Reading room of a country club. MAP 

Corner in strait-jackets. Amelia Sanford. Farce. 2m., 6w., 3c. Sc. 
An office. B 

Coronation, The. Christopher St. John and CTiarles Thursby. Suffrage 
play. 7m., Iw.. chorus. Sc. Hall adjacent to a church. STI 

Correct thing, The. Alfred Sutro. A study in sentiment. 1m., Iw., Is. 
Sc. Drawing room of a pleasant little house. SFA 

Cosher, The. Malcolm Morley. 2m., 2w. Sc. Interior of a poor tene- 
ment in London. MOL 

Cost of a hat, The. Bosworth Crocker. 2m., 2w. Sc. Kitchen in a 
flat in a tenement house. CK 

Cottage on the moor, The. E. E. Smith and D. L. Ireland. Historical 



64 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLATS 

English play of cavaliers and roundheads. 4m., Ib. Sc. Cottage on a 
lonely moor. WWS 

Counsel retained. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 2m., lw., chorus ele- 
ments. Sc. Poverty stricken room. MB 

Count Festenberg. Felix Salten. Trans, by Alfred B. Kuttner. 5m., 
lw. Sc. Ostentatious hotel drawing room. International 3 : 23-28, 
Jan. 1911. 

Countess Cathleen. William Butler Yeats. 3m., 3w., many chorus 
characters. Sc. 1. Room with lighted fire, Sc. 2. A wood. YP2 

Countess Mizzle. Arthur Schnitzler. Trans, from the German. Com- 
edy. 7m., 2w. Sc. Garden. MR 

$ Country cousin, A. Edith F. A. U. Painton. Ib., 2g. Sc. Any stage 
or platform. PAD 

Couple of heroes, A. Katharine Kavanaugh. Comedy. 3m., lw. Sc. 
Interior. DEP 

* Courage. Kate Harvey. 4b., 2g. Sc. A Dutch kitchen. BHP 

* Course of true love. Anne A. Craig. Harlequin farce. 9b., 2g. Sc. 

A street in front of an inn. CD 

Court comedy, A. Marjorie Benton Cooke. 1m., 2w. Sc. Ante room 
of palace. CO 

Court of fame. The. Mary V. Duval. Play of great women. Has pag- 
eant qualities. 20w. Sc. Classical stage setting. HI 

Court singer, The. Frank Wedekind. Trans, from the German. 6m., 
2w. Sc. Pretentiously furnished room in a hotel. MR 

Courting the widow. Paul Marion. Irish characters. 1m., lw. Sc. 

Interior of a country kitchen. WEP 

i Courtship of Miles Standish, The. Eugene Presbery. 2m., 2w. Sc. 
Room in a Colonial house. FSt) 

Cousin Tom. Robert C. V. Meyers. Comedy. 2m., lw. Sc. Interior. 
PPP 

Coward, The. Robert G. Nathan. 1m., 2w. Sc. Bare attic studio. 
Harvard Monthly 58 : 20 -March 1914. 

Cowboy and the baby, The. Dr. Albert Carr. Farce. 6m., 2w., lc. 
Sc. Inside a depot. CAR 

Cowboy-Jim. Fred H. James. Romance of the far west. 1m., lw. Sc. 
Girl's bedroom. Stagelore p. 89, Feb. 1912. 

Cow-herd and the weaving maid, The. Shen Hung. Based on Chi- 
nese folk-lore. 2m., 2w. Sc. Laurel woods. Drama 11 : 404 108, 
Aug.-Sept. 1921. 

Crack in the bell, The. Grover Theis. 2m., 1 chorus. Sc. Independ- 
ence Square. TN 

"Cracker, The." Horatio S. Jones. U. S. Civil War melodrama. 5m., 
3w. Sc. Kitchen in the home of a physician in Missouri. JON 

Cranberry corners. Alice Marie Donley. Comedy. 2m. Sc. Grocery 
and postoffice combined. G3 

Creditor, The. August Strindberg. Trans, from the Swedish. 2m., lw., 
Is., chorus characters. Sc. A drawing room in a watering place. 
SL, STO Poet Lore 22: 81-116, Spring 1911. 

Crepuscule. Pierre Louys, a romance trans, by Blanche S. Wagstaff. 
1m., lw. International 6: 102, Oct. 1912. 

Cressmans, The. M. F. Hutchinson. 5m., 7w. Sc. Drawing room. 
WIA 

Crier by night, The. Gordon Bottomley. Verse. 2m., 2w. Sc. In- 
terior of a cottage. BKL, Bibelot 15 : 298-331, Sept. 1909. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 65 

Criminals, an unpleasant play in tableaux. Gustaf of Geijerstam, trans, 
from the Swedish by Roy W. Swanson. 2m., 3w. Sc. Peasant's cot- 
tage. Poet Lore 34: 18G-209, Summer 1923. 

Criminals, a play about marriage. George Middleton. 2in., 2w. Sc. 
Cozy sitting room. MC 

Crimson cocoanut, The. John Hay Beith (Ian Hay, pseud.) Farce. 
4m., 2w. Sc. London restaurant. BEC, US 

Crimson lake. The. Alice Brown. 8m. Sc. Dining room of an osten- 
tatiously Bohemian restaurant. BO 

Cripples, The. David Pinski. 5m. Sc. A city square. PT 

Crispin, rival of his master. Alain-Rene Le Sage. Trans, from the 
French by Barrett H. Clark. Comedy. 4m., 4w. Sc. Street scene 
in Paris in 18th century. FSD 

Criss cross. Rachel Crothers. 2m., Iw. Sc. Tastefully furnished sit- 
ting room. FP 

Critics' catastrophe, a probable possibility, The. Herman Schuchert. 

6m., Iw. Sc. Dining room of an exclusive club. Little Review 2 : 

20-27, April 1915. 
Critics; or, a New play at the Abbey: being a little morality for the 

Press, The. St. John G. Ervine. 5m. Sc. Lobby of the Abbey 

Theatre, Dublin. ER 

Crooked man and his crooked wife. Kenneth L. Andrews. 2m., Iw. 
Sc. A musty looking room in a Chinese house. PWP 

Crooks. Nathan Kussy. 5m. Sc. Library in a home on Riverside 
Drive. US 

Crow and the fox, The. Augusta Stevenson. lb., 2g. Sc. A high 
tree in a grove. SC3 

Crowning of Columbia; a patriotic fantasy. Kathrine F. Carlyou. 
25b., 24g. Sc. Large room or platform. B 

Crowning of peace, The. Nora Archibald Smith. Patriotic. 3b., 2g. 
Sc. Goddess of Liberty at back of stage. SP 

Crowning of the Dryads. Martha B. Bayles. May Day dream. Ar- 
bor day celebration. 32c. Sc. In the heart of an ancient wood. LU 

Crows. Betti Primrose Sandiford. 2m., Iw. Sc. Parlor of middle class 
Canadian home. Canadian Magazine 58 : 397-405, March 1922. 

Crowsnest, The. William F. Manley. 3m. Sc. On board of old coast- 
ing ship. FS3 

Cruet of marigolds, The. John McClure. 1m.. Iw. Sc. Oasis in 
Ethiopian sands. Smart Set 6G : 73-75, Nov. 1922. 

Crystal gazer, The. Leopold Montague. Comic sketch. 2w. Sc. 
Drawing room. FSD, PH 

Cuckoo! E. E. Bloxam. 12c. Sc. A wood. BL 

Cuckoo's nest, The. F. Roney Weis. Comedy. 3m., 3w. Sc. Living 
room. B 

Cul-de-sac. Essex Dane. 1m., 2w. Sc. Doctor's office. DAO 

Culprit, The. May Bell. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. Study in a comfort- 
able home in Johannesburg. BRW 

Culprit, The. Percival L. Weil. 3m., Iw. Sc. Well furnished room in 
house. Smart Set 39 : 129-142, Feb. 1913. 

Cult of content, The. Noel Leslie. Fantastic morality, llm. and w. 
Sc. Interior of the Court of Interpretation in the Palace of Dreams. 
FOS 



66 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Cupboard love. Herbert Swears. 18th century costume comedy. 2w. 
Sc. Boudoir. FSD 

Cupid in the kitchen. Ada Leonora Harris. 1m., 2w. Sc. Kitchen 
in London lodging house. PLA 

Cupid mixes things. Sara Henderson. Valentine comedy. 5m., Gw., 
2g., 3b. Sc. A wooded park. MAP 

Cupid's column. Dorothy D. Calhoun. Farce. 2m., 3w. Sc. Com- 
bination dining and living room. FP 

Cupid's trick. Preston Gibson. Valentine playlet. 4m., Iw. Sc. In- 
terior. FSD 

Cure for husbands. George M. Rosener. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. In- 
terior. Stagelore p. 186, Feb. 1912. 

Cure for hypnotism, A. Asa Steele. Farce. 2m., Iw. Sc. Sitting 
room. PPP 

Cure for indifference. Geoffrey Wilkinson. 4w. Sc. Interior. FSD 

Cure for jealousy, A. George V. Hobart. Comedy. 3m., 2w. Sc. 
Sample room in a hotel. US 

Cure that failed, The. Gertie de S Wentworth-James. 1m., 3w. Sc. 
Drawing room in a small house. PLA 

Curiosity of Kitty Cochraine. Miriam Michelson. 3m., 4\v. Sc. 
Bare chamber in New York debtor's prison in 1790. Smart Set 37 : 
133-142, May 1912. 
* Curly locks. Someple. (pseud.) fib., 4g. Sc. Kitchen. SO 

Curtain, The. Hallie F. Flanagan. 4m., 2w. Sc. Small room in New 
York apartment. Drama 13: 107-109, Feb. 1923. 

Curtains, The. Cloyd Head and Mary Gavin. 7m., 3w. Sc. Darkened 
stage, steps in background. Poetry 10 : 1-11, April 1920. 

Cycle, a play of war. Witter Bynner. 2m., 2w. Sc. Library in the 
home of a Prussian officer. BB 



D 

"D. H. S." Lucie Conway. Farce. 1m., 2w. Sc. Quiet spot outside a 

ball room. FSD 

Daggers and diamonds. Katharine Prescott Moseley. Satire on radi- 
calism. 2m., 2w. Sc. Interior. B 
Daily bread. Mary Katharine Reely. Slum play. 1m., 4w. Sc. 

Kitchen-living room in a tenement. REE 
Daimyo, The. Translated from the Japanese by Leo Duran. 5m., 2w. 

Sc. Wooded mountains in Japan in 18th century. DU 
Daisy, The. Alice Sumner Varney. 9c. Sc. Edge of a ditch beside a 

garden. VA 
Dakota widow, A. Grace Livingston Furniss. Comedy. 1m., 2w. Sc. 

Drawing room. FSD 
Dame Greel o' Portland town. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 14m., 4w. 

Sc. Tavern at Portland, Maine. MPP 
Dance of death, an interlude. E. Hamilton Moore. 4m., 2w. Sc. 

Southern garden. Poetry Review 2 : 01-71, Feb. 1913. 
Dance of the seven deadly sins. Arthur Symons. 2m., Iw. Sc. 

Large empty room. English Review 30 : 481-485, June. 1920. 
Dancing dolls. Kenneth Sawyer Goodman. 4m., 7w. Sc. Inside of a 

tent, used as dressing room. GQ, GQA, STG 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 67 

Dandy dolls, The. George Fitzmaurice. 4m., 2w., 3c. Sc. Kitchen. 

FF 
Dane's dress suit case. Robert C. V. Meyers. Farce. 2m., lw. Sc. 

Interior. B 
Dangers of peace, The. Graham S. Rawson. French historical play of 

Napoleonic times. Om., 3w. Sc. Room in Paris. RA 

Daniel Boone: Patriot. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 9b., chorus. Sc. 
An open woodland. MPY 

Daniel Boone's snuff box. Eleanore Hubbard. Historical play of the 
settlement of the U. S. 3b., chorus group. Sc. Indian village in the 
Kentucky woods. HUD 

Dunny. Anna Wolfrom. 2m., 3w. Sc. Sitting room. WOH 

Dante in Santa Croce of the Raven, trans, from the Italian of Arturo 

Graf by Rudolph Altrocchi. 3m., choir. Sc. Cloister of a monastery. 

Harvard Monthly 46: 94-102, May 1908. 
Dardanelles puff-box, The. J. R. Milne. 2m., 2w. Sc. Library of 

a country house. Smart Set G2 : 77-83, May 1920. 

Dark lady of the sonnets, The. G. B. Shaw. Elizabethan back- 
ground. 3m., 3w. Sc. Terrace of a Palace overlooking the Thames. 

SHA, English Review 7: 258-269, Jan. 1911. 
Dark man at the feast, The. Francis M. Livingston. 20m. and w. 

Sc. Banquet. Smart Set 3 : 115-118, April 1901. 
Dark of the dawn. The. Beulah Marie Dix. 4m. Sc. Living room. 

DA 

Darktown social betterment s'ciety, The. W. T. Newton. Negro 

farce. 7m.. 8w. Sc. Interior. BUP 

Daughter of Japan, A. F. D. Bone. 3m., lw. Sc. Interior of Japa- 
nese house. FSD 
Daughter of Jephthah, The. Rita Benton. Bible play. lb., 2g., 2 

chorus groups. So. Before the door of a tent. BSB 
Daughter of men, The. Katharine Kavanaugh. Political play. 3m., 

2w. Sc. Library. DPP 
David Garrick's masterpiece. Fred H. James. 18th century English 

life. 4m., 2w. Sc. A handsome parlor. WRP 
Dawn, The. Alma Newton, lw., Ic. Sc. Interior. NE 
Dawn. Rita Wellman. 2m., lw. Sc. Small room in a Russian military 

hospital. Drama 9: 89-102, Feb. 1919. 
Dawn. Percival Wilde. 2m., lw., Ic. Sc. Inside a rough shack. 

WED, Smart Set 44: 115-123, Nov. 1914. 

Dawn of the sunset. Robert Hillyer. 5m. Sc. Country road. Har- 
vard Monthly 60: 125-126, June 1915. 

Day after the circus. Clara J. Denton. 2b. Sc. Interior. MBP 
Day before Christmas, The. Carolyn Wells. 7b., 6g., chorus. Sc. A 

schoolroom. WJ, Ladies Home Journal, 21 : 16, Dec. 1903. 
Day in court; burlesque on a justice of the peace's court, A. Jay Clay 

Powers. 5m., 2w. Sc. Court room. B 
Day of dupes, The. J. Hartley Manners. Allegory. 4m., lw., Is. Sc. 

Boudoir. MH 
Day of the Duchess. Alice C. Thompson. Farce, comedy. 12w. Sc. 

School parlor. B 
Day that Lincoln died, The. Prescott Warren and Will Hutching. 

5m., 2w. Sc. Exterior. B 



68 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

* Days of long ago, The. Marie Irish. Verse. 3g. Sc. Afternoon tea 

IPP 

* De Soto and the Indians. Marie Bankhead Owen. Alabama Centen- 

nial play. 8b.. 8g. Se. School playground. AO 

Deacon Brodie. Binney Gunnison. Adapted from a play by Henley and 

Stevenson. 5m., Iw. Sc. Platform. GU 

t Deacon's hat. The. Jeannette Marks. 3m., 3w. Sc. A little shop. 
LC, MT, SB 

Deacon's sweetheart, The. Frank Kennedy and A. S. Hoffman. 2m. 
Sc. Interior. DPP 

Dead are singing, The. Carl Hauptmann, trans, by Mary L. Stephen- 
son. 7m., Iw. Sc. Lonely battlefield. Texas Review 1 : 250-256, 
Ap. 1916. 

Dead eyes, The. Hanns Deinz Ewers. 3m., 7w. Sc. Hillside outside 
Jerusalem. International 11 : 176-183, June 1917. 

Dead poet, The. Stark Young. Verse. 1m., 2w., Ic. Sc. Deep in a 
forest glade. YA 

Dead saint, The. Bertha Hedges. 3m., Iw. Sc. Stone wall with 
arched gateway. Sc. 2. Room with bare Avails. Drama 12 : 305-309 
June-Aug. 1922. 

t Dear departed, The. Stanley Houghton. Comedy. 3m., 3w. Sc. In- 
terior. FSD, HF 

Dearest thing in boots, The. Edna I. MacKenzie. 2m., 4w. Sc. 
Store. PAP 

Death: a discussion. Robert W. Woodruff. 6m. Sc. Back parlor. 
Smart Set 44 : 213-216, Dec. 1914. 

Death and the dicers, adapted from "The Pardoner's Tale" by Chaucer. 
Frederick Schenck. 7m., Iw. Sc. Roadside tavern. Harvard Monthly 
48: 195-206, July 1909. 

Death and the fool. Hugo von Hofmannsthal. Trans, from the Ger- 
man by Elizabeth Walter. 5m., 2w. Sc. Studio. BAG, MR, Poet 
Lore 24: 253-267, Vacation 1913. 

Death and the young man. Lee Simonson. 3m., 2w. Sc. Grove of 
yew and cypress. Harvard Monthly 45 : 80-84, Nov. 1907. 

Death in fever heat, A. George W. Cronyn. 3m., Iw., 2 sup. Sc. 
Dining room of forlorn western hotel. SL 

Death of Agrippina, The. Arthur Symons. Historical. Blank verse. 
4m., 3w. Sc. Nero's villa. SY 

Death of Alcestis. Laurence Housman. Ancient Greek play. Verse. 
4m., 2w., chorus. Sc. Underground garden of Proserpine. HAR 

Death of Alexander, The. Maurice Baring. 2m., 2w., 2s., chorus char- 
acters. Sc. A bedroom in Alexander's palace. BA 

* Death of Balder. Evelyn Smith. From a Norse legend, lie., chorus. 

Sc. Out of doors. SFR 

Death of Hippolytus, The. Maurice Hewlett. Tragic play of ancient 
Greece. Verse. 3m., 2w., chorus. Sc. A rocky coast. HEA 

Death of Titian, The. Hugo von Hofmannsthal. Trans, from the Ger- 
man by John Heard, Jr. 8m., 3w. Sc. Curtain or tapestry back- 
ground! FOS 

Death speaks. Egmont W. Ruschke. Fantasy. 2m. Sc. A country 
churchyard. RUE 

Death-stone, The. Basil Hall Chamberlain. Japanese lyric drama. 
1m., Iw., chorus. Sc. Moor in Japan. CHB 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 69 

Debit and credit. August Strindberg. Trans, by Emil Sobering 5m., 

4\v. Sc. Beautifully furnished room in a hotel. Poet Lore 17 : 28- 

44, Autumn 1906. 
Debutante, The. F. Scott Fitzgerald. 5m., 4w. Sc. Bedroom. Smart 

Set 60: 85-96, Nov. 1919. 
"Deceivers." William C. De Mille. 2m., Iw. Sc. Living room of home 

in suburbs. FSD 
Declaration of Independence. Eleanore Hubbard. 13b., chorus of 

boys. Sc. Independence Hall, Philadelphia. HUG 
Decoration Day "Anychild meets Memory." F. Ursula Payne. 

12c., chorus. Sc. A room in any house. PP 
Decree Nisi, The. Joshua Bates. 2m., 2w. Sc. Private sitting room 

at a London hotel. Smart Set 28: 117-124, July 1909. 
Defeat. John Galsworthy. Great War play. 1m., Iw. Sc. A room. 

GSS 
Deirdre. William Butler Yeats. Verse. Irish folklore background. 6m., 

Iw. Sc. A guest house in a wood. YC2, YP2, YPP 
Delayed birthday, A; a Hlanukah play. Emily Goldsmith Gerson. 

Jewish holiday play. 2m., 3w. Sc. A pretty room. BLO 
Deliverer, The. Lady Gregory. Tragic comedy. 8m., 3w. Sc. Steps 

of a Palace at the Inver of the Nile. Gil 

Delta wife, The. Walter McClellan. 1m., Iw. Sc. Interior of south- 
ern cabin. Double Dealer 4: 271-278, . Dec. 1922. 
Demigod, The. Helen Cheyney Bailey. 3m., 3w. Sc. Living room of 

a working man's house. Drama 8 : 505-514, Nov. 1918. 
Democracy's king. Arnold Daly. Leading diplomats in the World 

War. 9m., a number of children. Sc. Orchard in autumn. DAD 
Demon's shell, The. Trans, from the Japanese by Yone Noguchi. 2m. 

Sc. Not given. Poet Lore 17 : 44-49, Autumn 1906. 
Dent's office boy. Charles M. Stuart. 3m. Sc. Office. DPP 
Departure, The. Louise E. Tucker and Estella L. Ryan. Early days 

of Harvard College. 2b., 2g. Sc. Living room. TRH 
Depot lunch counter, The. Frank Dumont. 13m., 2w. Sc. Depot 

lunch room. PPP 

Derby. Helen Gentry. Tragedy. 2m., 2w., Ib. Sc. Interior. CU 
Derelict, The. Clarendon Ross. 2m., Iw. Sc. Shabby genteel room in 

a lodging house in 1871. Poet Lore 30 : 601-607, Winter 1919. 
Derelicts. George Calderon. 3m., 3w., chorus. Sc. A hotel garden. 

CA 
Derelicts. Preston Gibson. 1m., Iw. Sc. Poorly furnished garret. 

FSD 

Dervorgilla, a tragedy. Lady Gregory. 6m., 3w. Sc. Green lawn out- 
side garden wall. Samhain pp. 13-27, 1908. 
Desert, The. Colin Campbell Clements. 3m., 6w. Sc. A lonely place 

in the desert outside Jerusalem. CLD 
Deserter, The. Lascelles Abercrombie. Verse. 5m., 4w. Sc. In front 

of a cottage in the country. ABF, Theatre Arts Magazine 6 : 237- 

254. 
Detective Keen. Percival Knight. 4m., Iw. Sc. Well furnished hall 

drawing room. US 
Devil's gold, The. Sara Jefferis Curry. Dramatization of Chaucer's 

Pardoner's Tale. 9m. Sc. Before and behind a curtain. STV 



70 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Devil's star. F. J. Newboult. 3m., Iw. Sc. Interior. FSD 

* Dew necklace, The. Charles McEvoy. 4c., chorus. Sc. A wood with 

u hollowed-out oak tree. FSD 
Diabolical circle, The. Beulah Borustead. 3m., Iw. Sc. Living 

room. DAL, LC 
Diadem of snow, A. Elmer L. Reizeustein. 3m., 2w. Sc. Room in 

Russia furnished in execrable taste. Liberator 1 : 20-33, April 1918. 
Diaiithe's desertion. Helen P. Kane. Revolutionary war play. 4\v. 

Sc. Colonial interior. PPP 
Dick's sister. Noruiau McKinnel. 1m., Iw. Sc. Sitting room. FSD 

Did it really happen? Zoe Akins. 3m., Iw. Sc. Small study. 
Smart Set 52 : 343-352, May 1917. 

Did it really happen? Alfred Brand. Comedy. 2m., 3w. Sc. Old 
fashioned comfortable room. BR1 

* Diego's dream, a play for Columbus birthday. Madaleiie D. Baruuiu. 

13c., chorus characters. Sc. A school room in Spain. BS 
Dies Irae. Frederick \V. Weudt. 1m., Iw. Sc. Poorly furnished attic. 

Smart Set 34 : 117-121, July 1911. 
Difference in clocks, A. Ethel Livingston, liu., Iw. Sc. Interior. 

B 
Difficult border, The. Doris F. Halmau. Fantasy. 2m., 3w. Sc. 

Edge of a strange wood. HAS 
$ Ding-a-Ling. E. M. Peixotto. Farce. Ob. Sc. Employment agency. 

PET 
Dinner at seven sharp. Annabel Jeiiks and Tudor Jenks. 5m., 3w. 

Sc. Interior of a modest house. B 
Dinner at the club. Eulora M. Jennings. Comedy. Gw., 2c., Is. Sc. 

Reading room of a woman's club. FSD 

Dinner for two. R. C. Carton, pseud, of It. C. Critchett. 3m. Sc. In- 
terior. FSD 
Dinner table, The. Edwin L. Sabin. 2ni., 2w., Ib. Sc. Dinner table. 

Century 90: 159-100, May 1915. 
Dinner with complications, A. Marjorie Benton Cooke. 3m., 3w. 

Sc. Drawing room. CO 

* "Dinner's served!" Frederick Trevor Hill. Farce. 4b., Ig. Sc. In- 

side of negro cabin. HH 
Diplomacy. David Pinski. Cm., Iw., many chorus characters. Sc. 

Spacious ante-room of the Chancellor's office. PT 
t Disastrous announcement. Barney Gunnison. Adapted from David 

Copperfield by Dickens. Comedy. 1m., 3w., 1 dog. Sc. Parlor. 

GU 
Disciples of art. Adele Luehrmann. 4m., 8w., chorus. Sc. Gallery in 

the Louvre. Smart Set 33: 57-59, Feb. 1911. 

* Discouraged worker, A. Elizabeth F. Guptill. Christmas play. 3b., 

3g. Sc. Santa's kitchen. GUD 

Discussion with interruptions, A, Kate McLaurin. 2m., Iw. Sc. 
Elegantly furnished dining room. Smart Set 20: 125-127, Dec. 1908. 

Dispatches from Washington. Charles Chambers Mather. Revolu- 
tionary War play. 3m., 5w. Sc. Front yard of Colonial house. B 

Dispensation, The. Clay M. Greene. 4m. Sc. Private audience 
chamber in the Vatican. GD 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 71 

Dissolution. Arthur Schnitzler. Trans, from the German. Anatol play. 

2m., Iw. Sc. Interior. SAA 
District visitor, The. Richard Middleton. 2m., l\v. Sc. Living room. 

English Review 15: 497-505, Nov. 1913. 
Divided * attentions. Evelyn Simms. Comedy. 1m., 4vv. Sc. Parlor 

in a summer hotel. DEP 
Division between friends, A. Horace B. Browne. From Dickens' 

Martin Chuzzlewit. 1m., 2w. Sc. Apartment. BD 
Dizzy's dilemmas. Charles Ingersoll Brown. 4m. Sc. Interior. Farce. 

BAT 
Do men gossip? Orrin Breiby. Comedy. 5m., Iw. Sc. Men's club 

on ladies' day. FSD 
Doctor Anntie. Alice Brown. 2m., 2w. Sc. A pleasantly furnished 

sitting room. BO 
Doctor Faustns. Christopher Marlowe. Edited by Samuel A. Eliot. 

19m., Iw., chorus characters. Sc. Some arrangement whereby there 

may be room for three sided action. ELT1 

"Dod gast ye both!" a comedy of mountain moonshine. Hubert Hef- 

fner. GUI., Iw. Sc. A dense thicket in the mountains. CFP 
Dog, The. Bosworth Crocker. 4m., 2w. Sc. A magistrate's court. 

CK 
Dog, The. Doris F. Halinan. 2m., lb., several voices. Sc. Interior of 

shack in Maine woods. HAS 

Dog days. Herbert Swears. 5w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Doing away with Christmas. Marie Irish. 5b., 5g. Sc. Ordinary 

stage. 1C 
Doll shop, The. Helen Langhanke and Lois Cool Morstrom. 43c. Sc. 

Interior of a shop. EP 

Doll show, The. Edith F. A. U. Painton. 3b., 7g. Sc. Interior. PAS 
Dollar, A. David Pinski. 5m., 3w. Sc. Cross-roads at the edge of a 

forest. LC, PT, Stratford Journal 1: 27-41, June 1917. 
Dolls, a Christmas nonsense play. Louise Van Voorhis Armstrong, llw. 

Sc. A pleasant room. Drama 11 : 52-57, Nov. 1920. 
Dolls on dress parade, The. Effa E. Preston. For primary grades. 

18 or more c. Sc. Interior of a doll shop. PAP 

Doll's playhouse, The. Ruth Selman. lb., 4g. Sc. Playhouse. BAB 
Doll's symposium, The. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 17c. Sc. Toy shop. 

MAP 
Dolly dialogue. Carolyn Wells. 8c. Sc. A nursery. St. Nicholas 

34: 156-7, Dec. 1900. 
Dolly Madison's afternoon tea. Emily Herey Denison. 5w., Is. Sc. 

Drawing room of the President's mansion. DL 
Dolly's week-end; or, The tale of the speaking tube. Florence 

Warden. 4m., 4w. Sc. Sitting room of a cottage. WIA 
Dolores of the Sierra. Harriet Holmes Haslett. Mexican episode. 

1m., Iw. Sc. Rocky gulch. HAE 
Domestic dilemma, A. Grace Luce Irwin. Farce. A golf play. 2m., 

2w., 2s. Sc. Front room of a suburban residence. ID 
Dominant male, The. Arnold Daly. A comment on suffrage. 2m., Iw. 

Sc. 1. Lonely hut. Sc. 2. Exterior of French watering resort. PAD 
Don Juan duped. Algernon Boyeson. 2m. Sc. Terrace of a Swiss 

hotel. Smart Set 33 : 131-140, April 1911. 



AX INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Don Juan's failure. Maurice Baring. 1m., Iw. Farce, c. Drawing 

room. BA 
Don't bother Anton. E. J. Freund. 8m., 2w., 3c. Sc. Sitting room. 

ANP 
Don't count your chickens until they are hatched. Alice Simmer 

Varney. 3b., 3g. Sc. Outside a barn. YA 

Don't do that. Jeanette Nordenshield. 1m., 2w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Doom of Adnietns, The. Laurence Housman. Verse. Ancient Greek 

play. 4m., 5w., lb., chorus. Sc. Chamber in an ancient Greek house. 

II A R 
Doom of Metrodorus, The. John McClure. 3m. Sc. Cafe in Cairo. 

Smart Set GC : 71-73, Nov. 1922. 

Door, The. Charles W. Stokes. Canadian drama. 3m., Iw. Sc. Sim- 
ple setting. Canadian Magazine 58: 498-502, Apr. 1922. 
Door must be open or shut, A; a proverb, Alfred de Musset. 2rn. 

Sc. Interior. MUB 
Doorway, The. Harold Brighouse. 2m., Iw. Sc. Narrow street in 

business section of London. WIA 
Dora: her flag. Virginia Olcott. Play of patriotism, lb., Ig. Sc. 

Kitchen of a city home. OPA 
Dormer windows. Alice Raphael. 3m. Sc. Yard of a small house. 

Drama 11: 418-420, Aug.-Sept. 1921. 
Dormitory girls. The. Edward A. Paulton. 2m., 8w. Sc. Dormitory 

in a young ladies' boarding school. US 
Dose of his own medicine, A. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 2b., Ig. Sc. 

Unimportant. GUT 

Dot entertains. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 1m., Ig. Sc. Parlor. MAP 
Double Christmas gift, A. Marie Irish. Christmas play. 3b., 5g. 

Sc. Reception room of orphan asylum. 1C 
Double cross. Roi Cooper Megrue. 3m. Sc. Interior of small country 

railroad station. Smart Set 34: 123-128, Aug. 1911. 
Double cross, The. Frank Stayton. 2m., Iw. Sc. Sitting room. 

FSD 
Double-crossed. Charles C. Mather. 3m., 3w. Sc. Well furnished 

apartment. B 
Double deception, A. Arthur Lewis Tubbs. 2m., 3w. Sc. Interior. 

B 

Double dummy. Erna S. Hunting. 1m., Iw. Sc. Studio. B 
Double miracle. Robert Garland. 4m.. Iw. Sc. Before a mountain 

shrine. VI. Forum 53: 511-527, April 1915. 
Double negative, a problem playlet. Francis M. Livingston. 1m., Iw. 

Sc. Boudoir. Smart Set 7: 158-160, May 1902. 
Doubtful victory, or, Love's stratagem. Frank Dumont. Farce. 

2m., 2w. Sc. Handsome interior. FSD 
Dove uncaged, The. E. Hamilton Moore. Fantasy. Convent play. 

."\v.. chorus. Sc. An Italian convent. FSD 
Down in Paradise alley. Henry L. Newton. 1m., Iw. Sc. Interior 

of shanty in slums of New York. WHP 
Dowry and romance. Rose C. Meblin. Comedy. 1m., 2w. Sr. Best 

room in American colonial house. DAL 
Dragon's claws, The. Grant Carpenter. 3m.. Iw. Sc. Living room 

in Chinese home in Chinatown. Smart Set 42 : 135-141, April 1914. 



AN 1XDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 73 

Dralda bloom, The. Leon Cunningham. 9m., 4w. Sc. Porch of king's 

palace. Poet Lore 30: 553-5(5U, Winter HUD. 
Drama class of Tankaha. Nevada, The. Mary Alclis with Harriet 

Calhoun Moss. 2m., 7w., 2s. Sc. Sitting room. AP 
Drama of the future, The. Joseph P. Healy. 7m.. 2w. Sc. Office 

of manager of Electric Theatre, X. Y. Smart Set 7 : 147-148, Aug. 

1902. 
Dramatists at home. The. Howard Keble (pseud, of John Keble Bell. 

1m., Iw. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Drawback, The. Maurice Baring. Farce. 1m., Iw. Sc. Corner in 

Kensington Garden. BA 
Dream, The. Theodore Dreiser, llm. Sc. 115th and Broadway, N. Y. 

Seven Arts 2: 319-333, July 1917. 
Dream assassins, The. Rollo Peters. 2m. Sc. Dim place between. 

high old houses. Forum 54 : 117-118, July 1915. 
Dream boats. Dugald Stewart Walker. Fantasy. 5b., chorus. Sc. 

Picture within a picture frame. WAI, 
:}: Dream book, The; story of Chanukkah. Henry Woolf. 5b., 2g. Sc. A 

modern home. WOO 
A dream come true, a play and pageant based on the history of the Red 

Cross. Edna Randolph Worrell. 1m., 2w., many others. Sc. In- 
terior Italian villa at Solferino, Italy. Ladies Home Journal 35 : 112, 

118, Nov. 1918. 

* Dream-lady, The. Netta Syrett. 3b., (5g., chorus characters. Sc. A 

garden. SSF 

* Dream lesson, fairy play. Josepha Marie Murray. Lesson in content- 

ment. lOg. Sc. Interior. EP 

Dream maker, The. Blanche Jeuning Thompson. Fantasy. 2m., 9w. 
Sc. Outside Pierrots house. Drama 12: 197-199, March 1922. 

Dream of a spring morning, The. Gabriele D'Annunzio. Trans, by 
Anna Scheuck. 3m., 4w. Sc. Covered portico in ancient Tuscan, 
villa. Poet Lore 14: U-3U, Oct. 1902. 

Dream of an autumn sunset, The. Gabriele D'Annunzio, trans, by 
Anna Schenck. 2m., 4w. Sc. Outside a villa of a Venetian patri- 
cian. Poet Lore 15: 0-29, Spring 1904. 

* Dream of Christmas eve, A. Ina Home. Dream play. lb., 2g. Sc. 

Unimportant. FSD 
Dream of liberty, A. Henry Raeder. 2m., Iw. Sc. Simply furnished 

room of the 15th century. RD 
Dream of wings, The. Martha Leonard. Pageant play of aviation. 

9m. Sc. Unimportant. LEN 

* Dream on Christmas eve. Ina Home. 13c. Sc. Room occupied as a 

bed room. FSD 

Dream stone. Oswald H. Davis. 2m., Iw. Sc. Highroad outside town. 
Poetry Review : 218-232, May-June 1915. 

* Dream-toy shop, The. Jessie M. Baker. Christmas play. 4b., Og. 

Sc. Child's bedroom. SAB 
Dreaming of the bones. William Butler Yeats. 5m., Iw. Sc. Bare 

room. YF, Little Review G: 1-14, Jan. 1919. 
Dreamy kid, The. Eugene O'Neill. 1m., 3w. Sc. Bedroom in a New 

York tenement. SCO, Theatre Arts Mag. 4: 41-56, Jan. 1920. 
Dregs. Frances Pemberton Spencer. Melodrama. 3m., 2w. Sordid 

looking room. MA 



74 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Dress rehearsal, A. Mrs. S. F. Carroll. 2m.. 3w. Sc. Interior. 

PPP 
Dress rehearsal of Hamlet. Mary MacMillan. lOw. Sc. Bare 

dressing room of modest little theatre. MM 
Dressing gown, The. Robert C. V. Meyers. Farce. 3m., 3w. Sc. 

Parlor. PPP 
Drifting cloud. The. Tudor Jenks. Comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. Dining 

room in a flat. Gl 
Drums of Onde, The. Austin Strong. Play of India. Urn., Iw. Sc. 

Store room in an ancient palace. US 

Dryad, The. Mary MacMillan. 2m., Iw. Sc. An open square in a city. 

MM 
Dryad, The. George Sterling. 1m., 2w. Sc. Glade in a forest. Smart 

Set .">,s : 81-8<>, Feb. 101!>. 
t Dryad and the deacon, The. William O. Bates. Fairy play. 1m., Iw. 

Sc. Huge oak tree in center of a wooded glade. SB, Drama 10 : 

217-210, Mar.-Apr. 1020. 
Duchess entertains. Ian McLaren. Comedy. Great War background. 

8m., 3w. Sc. Empty stage. MAJ 
Duchess of Doherty Court. Alfred Holies. Comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. 

A kitchen. FSD 
Duchess of Pavy. Adapted from John Ford's Love's Sacrifice. 5m., 

4w., 2s. Sc. A stage. ELT3 
Duke and the actress, The. Arthur Schnitzler. Trans, by Hans 

Weysz. Kim., 2w.. noblemen, actors etc. Sc. Prospere's Inn in 178!). 

Poet Lore 21: 257-284, July-Aug. 1010. 

* Dulce et Decorum club, The. Marguerite Meriugton. 2b., chorus b. 

and g. Sc. Room. MFII 
Dumb and the blind. Harold Chapin. 2m., 2w. Sc. Top room in a 

tenement. REP 
f Dumb-cake, The. Arthur Morrison and Richard Pryce. 1m., 2w. Sc. 

Kitchen of an almshouse. FSD 
Dumb waiter, The. Helen Sherman Griffith. Farce. 5w. Sc. Room. 

B 

Duped. Emily Herey Deiiison. 2m., 2w., Is. Sc. Library. DL 
t Dust of the road. Kenneth Sawyer Goodman. 3m., Iw. Sc. Living 

room of a comfortable and fairly prosperous farmer of the Middle 

West. GQ, STG 

Dusty path, The. Wilfred T. Coleby. 1m., 2w. Sc. Nursery. FSD 
Duty. Seumas O'Brien. Comedy. 5m., Iw. Sc. Back kitchen of a 

country public house. OD 

Dying pangs. Arthur Schnitzler. 2m. Sc. Bachelor's apartment. SA 
Dyspeptic ogre. Percival Wilde. Comedy. Modernized fairy play. 

3m., Ow. Chorus. Sc. Dining room and Kitchen. WE 

E 

* Each in his own place. Augusta Stevenson. 5c. Sc. A tiny house. 

SC3 

* Eager heart. A. M. Buckton. Verse. Christmas mystery play. 7b., 

3g.. chorus characters. Sc. Stage with adequate lighting devices. 
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AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 75 

Early Ohios and Rhode Island reds. Mary Katharine Reely. Com- 
edy. 2m., 3w. Sc. Simply furnished living room. REP 

Early snow, a Noh play. Komparu Zembo Motoyazu. Trans, from the 
Japanese by Arthur Waley. 4w., chorus. Sc. Temple of Izuino. 
Poetry 15: 317-320, March l!f_>u. 

Easter miracle. Delia Shaw Harvey. lOg. Sc. Flower bed. BAB 

Easter morning. Mrs. Alice Corbin Henderson. A play of the Resur- 
rection. 7b., 3g. Sc. Before the tomb of Jesus. HAD 

Easter rabbit. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. Ryan. Early days of 
New York. 4b., -ig., chorus characters. Sc. An open field. TRII 

Eastland waters. Agnes Lee. 1m., 2w. Sc. Not given. Poetry 7 : 
234-2:?"), Feb. 191(5. 

Easy mark, An. Iiuiis Gardner Osborn. Farce. 5m., 2w. Sc. In- 
terior. B 

Easy terms. Katharine Kavanaugh. Domestic comedy of installment 
house troubles. -Jm., Iw. Sc. Interior. DEI' 

Easy victim, An. Herbert Grissom. 1m., Iw. Sc. Breakfast room. 
Smart Set 8: 109-110, Nov. 1902. 

Eboshi-ori. Miyamasu. Noh play of Japan in the 16th century. 9m., 
Iw., chorus. Sc. Japanese inn. WAA 

Echo, The. Emma L. Johnston and Madalene D. Bariium. 2b. Sc. Be- 
side a mountain. JB 

Echo, The. Egmont W. Rtischke. Comedy. 5m., 5w. Sc. Home. Sc. 
Home of a well-to-do family in a small town. RUE 

Echo. Joseph T. Shipley. 1m., Iw. Sc. 1. Darkness, Sc. 2. Res- 
taurant. LO 

"Edge o' dark" Gwen John. 5m., Iw. Sc. Parlor-kitchen of a two 
room cottage. English Review 12: 592-C03, Nov. 1912. 

Edge of the wood. Katharine Metcalf Roof. 4m., Iw., lb., dryads, 
fairies etc. Sc. A wood. Drama 10: 190-199, Feb. 1920. 

Editor in chief, comedy of a newspaper office. Charles Ulrich. 10m. 
Sc. Editorial room. DEP 

Eether or eyther. Robert C. V. Meyers. Farce. 4m., 4w. Sc. In- 
terior. B 

Efficiency. Bertram R. Brooker. 5m., Iw. Sc. Office International 
8 :' 180-183, June 1914. 

Efficiency. R. H. Davis and P. P. Sheehan. 3m. Sc. Private audience 
chamber of an Emperor. DSE 

Effie's Christmas dream. Laure Claire Foucher. Adapted from Al- 
cott's A Christmas dream and how it came true. 4b., 7g., 4 chorus 
groups. Sc. Sitting room. FE 

Eight hundred rubles. John G. Neihardt. Verse. 1m., 2w. Sc. 
Combined living room and kitchen of a peasant house. NT, Forum 
53: 393-402, Mar. 1915. 

Eight-thirty sharp. Jasmine Stone Van Dresser. 1m., 2w., 2b., 1 dog. 
Sc. Upstairs sitting room of a modern home. Delineator 99 : 20-21, 
Jan. 1922. 

Elaine, a poetic drama. Mildred Weinberger. 6m., 5w. Sc. Glade in 
the forest. Poet Lore 34: 72-110, Spring 1923. 

Elder Eel. Lord Boleskine. 9m., 2w., others. Sc. Market place. In- 
ternational 12: 83-85, March 1918. 

Elder Jenkins' reception. Willis N. Bugbee. Negro farce. 7m., 8w. 
Sc. Living room. BUP 

Election of the roulette, The; a play of Russian life, 1850. William 



76 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Byron Mowery. 7m., lw., 3c. Sc. Hut of a prisoner. Poet Lore 
33: 525-53G, Winter 1922. 

Electra, a shavio-sophoclean tragedy. R. M. Arkush. 2m., 3w., chorus, 
1 dog. Sc. Living room of middle class New York apartment. Har- 
vard Monthly 41: 198-200, Jan. 190(5. 

Electric man. Charles Hannan. 3m.. 2w. Sc. Sitting room. FSD 
Elegant Edward. Gertrude E. Jennings and E. Boulton. Comedy. 
Crook play. 4m., lw. Sc. Interior. FSD 

* Elf child, The. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. lOc. Sc. A forest. MIIH 

* Elf that stayed behind, The. Madeline Poole. lb., 5g. Sc. Lawn. 

PO 

Elizabeth's young man. Louise Seymour Hasbrouck. Farce. 1m., 
3w. Sc. Interior. B 

Ella's apology. Alfred Sutro. A study in sentiment. 1m., lw. Sc. 
Interior. FSD, SFA 

Ellen. Horace Holley. 2w. Sc. Living room of small cottage. Strat- 
ford Journal 1 : 54-57, March 1917. 

Elopement, The. Harold P. Preston. Farce. 2m., lw. Sc. Interior. 
DEP 

Elopements while you wait. Caroline D. Stevens. 2m., 2\v. Sc. 
Garden. Drama 13: 184-187, Feb. 1923. 

Elopers, The. Paul Morion. 1m., 2\v. Sc. Interior. FSD 

* Elsie in Dreamland. J. Clay Powers. Fantastical play for children. 

Sc. Sc. Interior. EP 

Elusive Alonzo. The. Mrs. Edmond La Beaume. Play of artist life. 
3rn., 2w. Sc. Studio. BUX 

* Elves and the shoe-maker, The. Mabel Goodlander. 9c., chorus 

group. Sc. Shoemaker's shop. GF 

Emancipated, The. James Platt White. 4m., 3w. Sc. Recep- 
tion room of an apartment. Harvard Monthly 31 : 184204, Feb. 
1901. 

Emancipated ones, The. Elise West Quaife. Satirical comedy. 1m., 
Ow. Sc. Interior. FSD 

Embalming Ebenezer, Ethiopian farce. Herbert P. Powell. 3m. Sc. 
Interior. PPP 

Embarrassed butler, The. John Keble Bell. 3m., lw. Sc. Dining 

room. FSD 
Embers. George Middleton. 2m., lw., Is. Sc. Sitting room. ME 

Embryo. Percival Wilde. Comedy. 3m., 2w. Sc. Stage on which 
"Black Art" can be carried out. WE 

Emerson club, The. Erne W. Merriman. Comedy. 7w. Sc. In- 
terior. DPP 

Emigration. Herbert C. Sargent. Farce. 2m. Sc. Interior. SAR 

Employment office. Jessie A. Kelley. Farce. 18w. Sc. Employment 
office. FSD 

Empty city, The. Trans, directly from the Chinese by Ding U Doo. 
Gm., armies. Sc. Not given. Stratford Journal G : 49-5G, Jan.-Mar. 
1920. 

Empty lamp. Forrest Halsey. 1m., lw., lb. Sc. Large old fashioned 
room in a comfortable boarding house. Smart Set 34 : 123-130, May 
1911. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 77 

Empty shrine, The. Lillian P. Wilson. 1m., 2w. Sc. The front of a 
cottage. WIF 

Enchanted garden, The. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 10c., chorus 
characters. Sc. A garden. MHH 

Enchanted garden, The. Netta Syrett. lie. Sc. An old fashioned 
garden. SSG 

Enchanted gate, The. Sidney Baldwin. An elf play. 8b., Ig. Sc. 
A lane. HAL 

Encounter in the forest, An. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. Ryan. 

Early days in Massachusetts. 5b. Sc. Forest clearing. TRH 
End of the game. Otto S. Mayer. 3m., Iw. Sc. Parson's study. 

Moods 1 : 272-281, June- July, 1909. 

End of the rainbow. James Plaisted Webber. Rhymic verse. Pierrot 

play. 2m., 3w. Sc. Wood. B 
End of the way, The. Evelyn G. Sutherland. Robin Hood play. 1m., 

l\v. Sc. Hall of an ancient castle. SUP 

Endless tale, The. Augusta Stevenson. 3b., lg., many chorus charac- 
ters. Sc. The king's palace. SC2 

Enemies. Neith Boyce and Hutching Hapgood. 1m., Iw. Sc. A living 
room. P2 

Enemies of Israel, The. Louis Broido. Hanukkak fantasy. 3Gc. 
Sc. Parlor. BRO 

Enemy, The. Beulah Marie Dix. Written for the American School 

Peace League. 5m. Sc. Room of a mountain cabin. AS 
Engaging Janet. Esther W. Bates. Farce. 7w. Sc. Study. PPP 

Enigma. Floyd Dell. 1m., Iw. Sc. Room with a table. DK, Libera- 
tor 5 : 14-10, April 1922. 

Enter Dora exit Dad. Freeman Tilden. 4m., Iw. Sc. Office in rear 

of country store. Ladies Home Journal 39 : 15, 53-55, May 1922. 
Enter the hero. Theresa Helburn. Comedy. 1m., 3\v. Sc. Sitting 

room. FLS, SL 
Entr' acte. Mary MacMillan. 1m., 2w. Sc. Handsomely furnished 

room. MS 
Ephraim and the winged bear. Kenneth Sawyer Goodman. 3m., 2w., 

Is. Sc. Library. GQ. STG 
Episode, An. Arthur Schnitzler. 2m. Sc. Bachelor's rooms. SA 

SAA International 4: 23-24, July 1911 

Episode, An. Lillian P. Wilson. 3w. Sc. Boudoir. WIF 
Escape. E. P. Parr. 2m., 2w. Sc. Interior of cottage near a prison. 

FSD 
Estaminet, The. Ian McLaren. Great War background. 8m., 2w. Sc. 

Estaminet of army camp. MAK 
Esther. Rita Benton. Bible play. 20c., chorus. Sc. Either indoors 

or out-of-doors. BSB 
Eternal masculine, The. Hermann Sudermann. 5m., 4w., lc., chorus. 

Sc. State apartment in a royal palace. STZ 
Eternal mystery, The. George Jean Nathan. 2m., Iw., Ib. Sc. 

Room in a modern house. Smart Set 39: 137-142, April 1913. 
Eternal presence, The. Andr6 Dumas. Trans, by Carr6e Horton 

Blackman. 1m., Iw. Sc. Young man's bedroom. Poet Lore 29 : 

459-468, Autumn 1918. 
Eternal song, The. Marc Arnstein, tr. from the Yiddish. Labor play. 

2m., 2w. Sc. A small garret room in a large city. BLK 



78 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Etiquette of the occasion. Louise Rand Bascom. Comedy. 2\v. Sc. 
Kitchen. MBP 

Eugencial wedding, A. Owen Ilatteras. 4m., 5w., guests. Sc. Sur- 
gical amphitheatre. Smart Set 41 : G3-G7, Oct. 1913. 

Eugenic-ally speaking. Edward Goodman. 3m., Iw. Sc. A room' 
richly but tastefully furnished. WSP 

Evening at Helen's, An. Kate Thomas. 7w. Sc. Interior. FSD 

Evening musicale. An. May Isabel Fisk. 3w., 3m., several guests. 
Sc. Conventional drawing room. Smart Set 10: 111-114, July 1903. 

Evening of truth. Charles Battell Loomis. 4m., 4w., other guests. Sc. 
Drawing room of handsome apartment. Smart Set 14 : 93-90, Nov. 
1904. 

* Evening rice. William H. Jefferys. Missionary play about China. 7b. 

Sc. A hospital ward. DOF 

* Ever-Ever land, The. Lindsey Barbee. ICb., 17g. Sc. Woodland. 

BLP 

t Ever young. Alice Gerstenberg. 4w. Sc. Corner of the lobby of a ho- 
tel at Palm Beach. SB, STW, Drama 12: 167-173, Feb. 1922. 
Everybody's husband. Gilbert Cannan. 1m., 5\v. Sc. Girl's bed 
chamber. CE 

* Everyboy. Isabel Anderson. Morality play. 14b. Sc. Stage. AE 

* Every boy. Anna M. Liitkenhaus. Morality play. lb., chorus of boys. 

LTJ 
t Everychild, Content S. Nichols. A school morality play. 9c. Sc. No 

stage setting. SAB St. Nicholas 42 : 358-9, Feb. 1915. 

Everycreditman; morality play of business. James E. Breed. I4m. 
Sc. Office. BRE 

* "Everygirl" Rachel Lyman Field. Morality play. 9g., 1 chorus group. 

Sc. Garden. SAB 
t Every senior. Pearl Hogrefe. Morality play. Sg. Sc. College girl's 

room. FP 
Everystudent, his encounters in pursuit of knowledge. Edith Everett. 

Morality play. 14b., 13g. Sc. A student's room. FL 
t Evil that men do lives after them, The. E. M. Peixotto. 3b. Sc. 

Dilapidated hotel. PET 
Excellent receipt, An. Charles H. E. Brookfield. 1m., 2w. Sc. 

Drawing room. FSD 

f Exchange, The. Althea Thurston. 4m., Iw. Sc. An office. LC, SB 
Exemption. Alice Norris-Lewis. Great War background. 2m., 8w. Sc. 

Living room. MAP 

Exile, The. Amy Josephine Klauber. Play about Dante. 8m. Sc. 
Large room in an Italian palace. Poet Lore 33 : 246-254, Summer 
1922. 
Extra! The newspaper minstrels are out! Helen J. Ferris. 5w., 

chorus. Ladies Home Journal 37: 142, Sept. 1920. 

t Extracting a secret. Binney Gunnison. From a book by F. M. Craw- 
ford. 1m., Iw. Sc. Sitting room. GU 
Extreme unction. Mary Aldis. 1m., 4w. Sc. Screened space about a 

bed in a hospital ward. AP, Little Review 2 : 31-37, Apr. 1915. 
Eyes of faith. Marie Doran. Americanization play. 9w. Sc. In- 
terior. FSD 
t Eyes to the blind. Thomas B. Rogers. 1m., 2w. Sc. Kitchen. RO 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 79 



Facing reality. Floy Pascal. 2m., 2w. Sc. Living room moderately 
well furnished. Poet Lore 33: 451-457, Autumn 1922. 

Fads and fancies. Eleanor Maud Crane. 17g. Sc. Fashionable mil- 
linery establishment. FP 

Failures. Belford Forrest. 3w. Sc. Boudoir in house in Paris. 
Smart Set 49 : 223-232, July 1916. 

Failures, The. George Middleton. 1m., Iw. Sc. Parlor in small 
apartment in Rome. -ME 

Fair play. Clifton Lisle. Boy Scout, football play. 8b., chorus. Sc. 
Training room in school gymnasium. LB 

Fairest spirit, The. Carolyn Wells. Girls' Commencement play. 18w. 
or g. Sc. Temple on Mt. Olympus. Ladies Home Journal 32 : 15, 
72, June 1915. 

Fairies' child, The. Gertrude Knevels. 12c. Sc. A glade in the fair- 
ies' forest. PPP 

Fairies' Christmas, The. Mary A. Benson. 12 fairies. Ladies Home 
Journal 20: 32, Nov. 1903. 

Fairies' plea. Maude Morrison Frank. An interlude for Shakespeare 
Day. 3m., 4w., chorus characters. Sc. A woodland. FSP 

Fairy, The. Octave Feuillet. Trans, from the French by Barrett H. 
Clark. Verse. Romantic comedy. 3m., 2w. Sc. Small parlor in 
country cottage in France. FSD 

Fairy and the cat, The. Augusta Stevenson. lb., 5g. Sc. A palace. 
SCI 

Fairy and the witch, The. A. D. Nelson. Allegorical sketch for Hal- 
lowe'en. 7c., chorus. Sc. Clearing in a forest. EP 

Fairy doll, The. Netta Syrett. 2g., 7 dolls. Sc. Nursery. SSG 

Fairy frolic, A. Edith M. Burrows. 32c. Sc. Fairyland. FI 

Fairy Good-will. Geo. B. Masslich. Christmas play. 3b.. 2g., chorus. 
Sc. Any school. BEQ 

Fairy minstrel of Glenmalnre. Anna M. Liitkenhaus. Dramatized 
from work of Edmund Leamy. 4b., 4g., chorus. Sc. A forest. LU 

Fairy ring, The. Marjory Benton Cooke. 2b., 3g., chorus of b. and g. 
Sc. In a wood. DPP 

Faith. Margaret Evans. 1m., 2w. Sc. Small kitchen of a colored fam- 
ily's home on Armistice day. Poet Lore 33 : 132-137, Spring 1922. 

Faithful James. B. C. Stephenson. Farce. 5m., 2w. Sc. Interior. 
FSD 

Falcon, The. Alfred Lord Tennyson. Verse. 2m., 2w. Sc. Italian 
cottage. WWS 

Fallen God, The. William Sharp. 1m., 3 chorus groups. Sc. A vast 
hollow among barren hills. SHV 

Fallen idol. Helen Sherman Griffith. Farce. 4w. Sc. Parlor. PPP 

Fame and the poet. Lord Dunsany. 3m. Sc. Poet's room in London. 
DFO, LE, Atlantic 124: 175-184, Aug. 1919. 

Familiar quotations. Patty Pemberton Bermann. 17c., chorus. Sc. 
A parlor. HB 

Family exit, The. Lawrence Langner. Comedy. 4m., 3w. Sc. A 
room in the Immigration office at Ellis Island. LAF 



80 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

"Family's pride, The." Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Verse. 4vv. Sc. 

Cottage at dawn. Gil), Gil' 
Famine and the ghost. Doris F. Halman. Fantasy. 1m., lw., Ib. 

Sc. A room in a little old house falling to decay. HAS 
t Fan and two candlesticks, A. Mary MacMillan. 2m., lw. Sc. A 

room at the end of a great hallway in a fine Georgian mansion. MS, 

STK 

Fancy dress. Gerald Dunn. Comedy. 3m. Sc. Rooms in a flat. 
FSD 

Fancy free. Stanley Houghton. 2m., 2w. Sc. Writing room of an 
apartment hotel. CM, FSD, HF 

Fantasie impromptu. Rosalind Ivan. 1m., lw. Sc. Hall of a New 

York apartment house. Drama 11 : 283-23(i, April 1921. 

t Far-away Princess, The. Hermann Sudermann. 2m., 7w. Sc. An 
inn situated above a watering place in Germany. LC, SU 

Farce of the worthy master, Pierre Patelin, the lawyer as tran- 
scribed from the Mediaeval French by Maurice Relonde. 4m., lw. 
Sc. Street scene in little town in France about 1400. Poet Lore 
28 : 343-364, Summer 1917. 

Farewell supper, Arthur Schnitzler. 2m. Sc. Private room in a 
restaurant. SA, SAA 

Farewell to the theatre. Granville Barker. 1m., lw. Sc. Musty 
law office. BT, English Review 25: 390^10, Nov. 1917. 

Faro-Jane. Fred H. James. 1m., 2w. Sc. Interior of elegantly fur- 
nished apartment. WRP 

Faro Nell. Willis Steell. Cm., lw. Sc. Picturesque interior. B PWP 

Farrell case, The. George M. Cohan. Cm.-, 2w., policeman. Sc. Of- 
fice. Smart Set G3 : G3-G8, Oct. 1920 

Fascinating Mrs. Osborne. Julie Helene Bigelow. 1m., lw. Sc. 
Woman's sitting room in N. Y. Smart Set 35 : 129-134, Dec. 1911. 

* Fashionable calls. Rea Woodman. 3g. Sc. Living room. WO 
Fast Friends. Re Henry. Comedy. 2w. Sc. Sitting room. PH 
Fata Deorum. Carl W. Guske. Historical. Verse. Gm. Sc. A room 

in Roman house about 15 A. D. SCO 

t Fatal pill, The. Granville Forbes Sturgis. Farce. 2m., 2w. Sc. Sit- 
ting room. STR 
Fatal rubber, The. Maurice Baring. Historical farce. 2m., 2w. Sc. 

Room in the Palace of the Louvre. BA 
Father, The. Colin Campbell Clements. 5m., 2s., chorus. Sc. 1 Place 

outside Japan. Sc. 2 Room in Palace. Poet Lore 31 : 187-196, 

Summer 1920. 
Father changes his mind. J. Willard Lincoln. Farce. 4m., 5w. Sc. 

Kitchen of farmhouse. PPP 
Father Noah. Geoffrey Whitworth. Verse. Biblical play. 4m., lw., Ic. 

Sc. The hold of the Ark. WF 

* Father Time and his children. Marguerite Merington. New Year's 

Day play. Ib., 12g. Sc. A sun dial or a clump of rocks. MFP, St. 
Nicholas 36: 236-40, Jan. 1909. 

* Father Time's Christmas treat. Frank I. Hanson. 42c. Sc. Court 

room EP 

* Feast in the wilderness. George Archibald March. Children's play 

for Christmas. 3b., Ig. Sc. A very bare room. MAP 
Feast of the Holy Innocents, The. S. Marshall Ilsley. 5w. Sc. A 
little old-fashioned parlor. ' WIP2 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 81 

Fee Fo Fum. John Chapin Mosher. 1m., Iw. Sc. Room in a Palace. 
Seven Arts 1: 602-615, April 1917. 

Feed the brute. George Paston. 1m., 2w. Sc. Living room in a work- 
man's model dwelling. FSD 

Female of the species, The. Benjamin Russel Herts. 1m., 4w. Sc. 
Library. International 9 : 152-154, May 1915. 

Fennel. Jerome K. Jerome. Trans, from the French of Francois Cop- 
pee. 3m., Iw. Sc. Italian interior. FSD 

Ferry, The. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Poetic. 2m., Iw. Sc. Living 
room of the ferry house. GIA, GIP, GIS 

Festival of Bacchus, The. Arthur Schnitzler. Trans, from the Ger- 
man by Pierre Loving. 4m.. 2w., chorus. Sc. Railroad waiting room 
SCW, International 10: 303-10, Oct. 1916. 

Festival of Pomona. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 1m., 2w., choruses. 
Sc. Level sward with trees on three sides. Drama 5 : 161-171, Feb. 
1915. 

Fever ward. The. Franz Rickaby. Comedy. 4m., 2w. Sc. Room in 
a sanitorium. B 

Fiat L.UX (Let there be light). Faith Van Valkenburgh Vilas. Modern 
Christmas mystery pla.-. 3m., Iw. Sc. Simple interior. FSD 

Fickle Juliet. Catherine Bellairs Gaskoin. 2m., 2w. Sc. Drawing 
room. GAL 

Fidelitas. II. Hoyle Wharte. A Roman tragedy. 5b. Sc. Dungeon in 

the castle. FSD 
Field of enchantment, The. Zakarius Topelius. Trans, by Elizabeth 

J. Macintire. 2m.. 3w. Sc. Raspberrv field when the berries are 

ripe. Poet Lore 28 : 584-589, Autumn 1917. 

1588 (Fifteen hundred and eighty-eight.) Walter Pearce. Histor- 
ical comedy. 4m.. Iw. Sc. Room in an old inn. FSD 
Fifth commandment. The. Edward Hale Bierstadt. 2m., Iw., Ib. Sc. 

Living room of warden's quarters in Riverside Prison. Drama 10 : 317 

-321, June 1920. 
Fifth commandment, The. Stanley Houghton. 2m., 2w. Sc. Sitting 

room of Mrs. Mountain's house. HF 
Fifth commandment, The. Willis Steell. 3m., Iw. Sc. Handsomely 

furnished drawing room. B 
Figs and thistles. Wilbur S. Tupper. A morality play. 5m., 6w. Sc. 

Study. TU 
"Figuratively speaking." Fenton B. Elkins. Farce. 3m., 2w. Sc. 

Boudoir. ET 
Figureheads. Louise Saunders. 2m., 2w., Is. Sc. Darkened stage. 

SAM 

Finders-keepers. George Kelly. 1m., 2w. Sc. Living room. SCO 
Finding of the first arbutus, The. Agnes Miller. A play for the 

"Mayflower" anniversary. 1m.. Iw., 4c., 3 voices. Sc. A wood near 

Plymouth. St. Nicholas 47:550-553, April 1920. 
Finding the Mayflowers. Blanche P. Fisher. A puritan play for 

children. Ib., 8g. Sc. Study. B 
Finer shades of honor, The. Marjorie Benton Cooke. 8b., 9g. Sc. 

Interior DPP 
Finger of God, The. Percival Wilde. 2m., Iw. Sc. Living room. 

SL, WED 
Finis. William Sharp. Fanciful verse. 2m., 2w. Sc. An obscure wood. 

SHV 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Finish of Pete, The. Edwin Baker. Burlesque. 4m. Sc. Doctor's 
office. DPP 

Finished coquette, A. Frances Aymar Mathews. 5m., 5w. Sc. Morn- 
ing room in a country house. WEP 

Finnigan's finish. Howard Amesbury. Farce. 1m., Iw. Sc. Inte- 
rior. APP 

Firefly night. J. M. Dorff. Fairy children's play. 17c., chorus group. 
Sc. Deep dark woods. LO 

Fire-spirits. Margaret G. Parsons. Hallowe'en play. 4b., 3g. Sc. 
Room of a Puritan farm house. PR 

First aid. Helen Bagg. Great War comedy. 3m., 3w. Sc. A field 
hospital. PPP 

"First aid." Joan Edridge and Richard Edridge. Unconventional com- 
edy. 1m.. 2w. Sc. Green space in a wood. FSD 

First aid to the wounded. Harold Montague. 1m., Iw. Sc. Sitting 
room. FSD 

First American flag, The. Geoffrey E. Morgan. Historical play of the 
U. S. Revolution. 3b.. 1g. Sc. Colonial room. ED 

First American library. Eleanore Hubbard. Educational play. 10b., 
1g. Sc. Franklin's stationery shop in Philadelphia. HUC 

First born. The. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Verse. 1m., Iw. Sc. Cot- 
tage. GID, GIP 

First Christmas, The. Ellen M. Willard. 2g. Sc. Simple interior. 
WY 

First Christmas eve, The. Kathleen C. Greene. Miracle play. 3m., 
Iw., Ic. Sc. A hut in the hills of Britain. GDL 

First crop of apples, The. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. Ryan. 
Providence in Colonial Days. 3b., 3g. Sc. Meadow. TRH 

First flag, The. Marguerite Merington. Fourth of July play. 4b., 
3g. Sc. A small shop in Colonial days. MFH 

"First in war, The." Eleanore Hubbard. TJ. S. Revolutionary War 
play. 4b.. 5g., chorus of b. HUD 

First locust, The. Hugh Mytton. 2m., Iw. Sc. Drawing room. FSD 

First love and second. Gwendolen Overton. 1m.. 2w. Sc. Library 
in a country house. Smart Set 3 : 141-146, Jan. 1901. 

First May baskets. The. Frances Gillespy Wickes. 10c., chorus. Sc. 
The forest. WCB 

First temptation. The. Mae Stein Soble. Play of Adam and Eve. 
3b., Ig. Sc. Garden of Eden. SOB 

First Thanksgiving, The. Blanche Shoemaker Wagstaff. American 
Colonial play. 4b., 2g. Sc. A colonial kitchen. WCP 

First Thanksgiving Day, The. Agnes Miller. 9b., 3g. Sc. A room in 
a Colonial house. SAB 

First Thanksgiving dinner, The. Marjorie Benton Cooke. Histor- 
ical play. 7b., 5g. Sc. Colonial kitchen. DPP 

First time, The. Bosworth Crocker. 3m., 2w. Sc. Matron's room in 
a police station. CK 

First winter, The. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. Ryan. Hardships 
of the Puritans. 4b., Ig. Sc. Interior of Puritan home. TRH 

Fishing on dry land. Augusta Stevenson. 4b.. 3g., chorus characters. 
Sc. Before the king's palace. SC2 

Five birds in a cage. G. E. Jennings. 3m., 2w. Sc. Underground in 
a street railway. FSD 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 83 

Five in the morning. Hermann Hagedorn. Dramatic poem. 4m. Sc. 

Room on the top floor of a cheap boarding house in N. Y. HPT 
Flag day. "Anychild and her flag." F. Ursula Payne. 30c. Sc. A 

room in any house. PP 
Flag makers, The. Edna Randolph Worrell. Play for Children's Day 

and Flag Day. 14c. and others. Ladies Home Journal 32 : 40, May 

1915. 
Flag of courage. The. Emma Gray Wallace. Allegorical temperance 

play. Any number of children. Re. Unimportant. EP 
Fleeing flyer. The. F. J. Vreeland. Farce. 4m., 3w. Sc. Sitting 

room. FP 
Fleurette and Co. Essex Dane. 2w. Sc. Sitting room in Hotel. B, 

DAO 
Flight of Helen, The: A fragment, George Santayntia. Verse. 

2m., 2w. Sc. Not given. Harvard Monthly 3<> : 53-5(5, Apr. 1903. 
Flight of the herons, The. Marietta C. Kennard. 3m., 2w. Sc. 

Prison cell in Russia. Drama 14: 97-98, 107, Dc. 1923. 
Flitch of bacon, A. Eleanor Holmes Hinkley. An eighteenth century 

comedy. Om., lw. Sc. A room with a fireplace. FS2 
Flittermonse. Mary Katherine Reely. Farce comedy. 1m.. 3w. 

Sc. Living room of a summer cottage. Drama 14 : 104-107, Dec. 

1923. 
Florist shop, The. Winifred Hawkridge. 3m., 2w. Sc. A florist shop. 

HD1 
Flossie's alphabet lesson. Mrs. Arthur T. Seymour. Blue bird play. 

3g. Sc. Room. SE 
Flower of Yedclo, A. Victor Mapes. A Japanese comedy in verse. 1m., 

3w. Sc. Room in little Japanese country house. FSD 
Flutter of the goldleaf, The. Olive T. Dargan and Frederick Peter- 
son. 4m., 2w. Sc. Laboratory in attic of cottage. DPF, Charaka 

Club. Proceedings 3 : 29-42, 1910. 

Fly-away land. Ella Feist. Fantasy. 2b., 8g. Sc. Garden. FSD 
Foam maiden, The: a Celtic folk play. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 

lb., 2g. Sc. A room in a fisherman's house. MST 

Fog. Eugene G. O'Neill. 3m.. lw., lc., chorus. Sc. Life-boat of a pas- 
senger steamer. OT 

Followers. Harold Brighouse. A "Cranford" sketch. 5w. Sc. Par- 
lor of Cranford house. C2, WWS 
Fond delusion. Eugene Verconsin. Farce. Trans, from the French by 

C. F. and F. M. Brooks. 3w. Sc. Neatly furnished boudoir. PPP 
Fond of Peter. John Kendall. Comedy. Ira., 2w. Sc. Interior. 

FSD 
Food: tragedy of the future. William C. DeMille. Satire. 2m., lw. 

Sc. Kitchen. FSD 
Fool, The. Isaac Rieman Baxley. Play of medieval life. 5m., 4w. Sc. 

Portico and terrace 'of a palace. BAX 
Fool and his money, A. Laurence Housman. 3m. Sc. A country 

road. HAB 
Fooling father. Raymond M. Robinson. 3m. Sc. Living room in a 

country home. B 

Foolish Jack. Lady Bell. Comedy, lb., Ig. Sc. Unimportant. BEJ 
Football game. Sara King Wiley. Comedy. College play. 4m., lw. 

Sc. Parlor in a college hall. FSD 



84 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLATS 

Foothills of fame. May Rose Nathan. Farce. 1m., 6w. Sc. Living 
room. WEP 

For all time. Rita Wellman. 1m., 3w. Sc. Sitting room. SL 

For distinguished service. Florence Clay Knox. 3w. Sc. An exqui- 
sitely furnished boudoir. STW 

For ever and ever. Henri Lavedan. Trans, from the French. 1m., Iw. 
Sc. In a wood outside Paris. MR, Poet Lore 28: 391-39(3, Vacation 
1917. 

For freedom. Irene Jean Crandall. 1m., 3w. Sc. Office in a sky- 
scraper in the loop. FSD 

For her sake. Benjamin L. C. Griffith. 3m., Iw. Sc. Poorly furnished 
living room. GR 

For king and country. Noel Leslie. 3m., 2w. Sc. Living room of 
shop in village in England. LET 

For lack of evidence. M. Lefuse. English 18th century life. 3w. Sc. 
Sitting room. FSD 

For love and honor. Florence Gerould. Revolutionary War play. 2m., 
Iw. Sc. Colonial room. DEP 

For she's a jolly good fellow. Rupert Hughes. 5m., Iw. Sc. A 
country road. US 

For the defendant with costs. F. E. Baily. Comedy. 1m., 2w. Sc. 
Drawing room. PLA 

For the sake of Peggy; a child welfare play. R. B. Eskil. llw., 
lOc. Sc. Interior. DEP 

* For you and me. Laura E. Richards. 2g. Sc. Out of doors. RP 
Forbidden fruit. Jay George Smith. Comedy. 2m., Iw., 2s. Sc. A 

large living room in a chateau. SCO 

Forbidden guests, The. John Corbin. Tragedy. 3m., 3w. Sc. Li- 
brary and sitting room of a city house. CHF 

Forced friendship, A. Robert C. V. Meyers. Farce. 2m., 2vv. Sc. 
Interior. PPP 

* Forest of Every Day, The. Lindsey Barbee. 5b., 7g. Sc. A forest. 

BLP 

* Forest spring: an Italian folk play, The. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 

2b., 2g. Sc. A deep wood. MST 

* Forewarned is forearmed. Eleanore Hubbard. Weather Bureau play. 

8b. Sc. Observation station of a Weather Bureau. HUC 
t Forfeit, The. Thomas B. Rogers. 2m., 2w., Ib. Sc. Manager's office. 

C2, RO 
Forget-me-nots. Benjamin L. C. Griffith. A curtain raiser. 2m. Sc. 

Interior. GR 

Forgotten souls. David Pinski. 1m., 2w. Sc. Workroom in a tailor- 
ing establishment in a Russian provincial town. PTS, SL 
Fortescues' dinner party, The. Catherine Bellairs Gaskoin. 1m., Iw. 

Sc. Sitting room. GAL 
Fortissimo music society. Grace Hilton Chamberlin. Farce. 16w. 

Sc. Lodge room. EP 
t Fortune and men's eyes. Josephine Preston Peabody. (Mrs. Lionel S. 

Marks) 7m., 2w., lc., chorus characters. Sc. Interior of "The Bear 

and the Angel," South London. Cl, PF 
Fortune favors fools, a musical comedy at the Court of the Czar. Ivan 

Narodny. Trans, by Maria Ossipovna Miller. 4m., 3w. Sc. Green 

room of the Imperial Vaudeville. Poet Lore 23 : 305-319, Autumn 

1912. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 85 

Fortune tellers, The. H. R. Abbott. 3m., 2w. Sc. Tent. FSD 

Fortunes of war. Louise Latham Wilson. Farce. Play of girls' col- 
lege life. 1m., 5w. Sc. Room in a sorority house. PPP 

Found in a closet. Carlton Van Volkenburg. 1m., 3w. Sc. Room 
in a lodging house. FP 

Fountain of youth, The. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. Fantasy. 3m., 
2\v., chorus characters. Sc. A clearing in a forest. MPP 

Four adventurers, The. Katharine Kavanaugh. 4w. Sc. Living room 
in a flat. FP 

Four-flushers, The. Cleves Kinkhead. 2m., 2w., Is. Sc. Receiving 
room of a hotel suite. HD2 

Four little fir trees. Minnie E. Burgess. Christmas play. 4c. Sc. 
Unimportant. PCP 

Four of a kind. Constance Wilcox. A play for a boat. 5m. Sc. 
Deck of a small sailing craft. WTC 

Four who -were blind. Colin Campbell Clements. A satirical fantasy. 
Great War background. 5m. Sc. Interior of a coffee house in Jeru- 
salem during General Allenby's occupation of Palestine. STV 

Fourteen. Alice Gerstenberg. 2w., Is. Sc. Dining room. GT, Drama 
10: 180-184, Feb. 1920. 

Fourth act, The. Basil Macdonald Hastings. 2m., Iw. Sc. Interior. 
FSD 

Fourth man. The. Austin Philips and Edward Cecil. Adapted from 
Austin Philip's short story of the same name. 5m. Sc. Hotel. FSD 

Fourth of July, The. Emma L. Johnston and Madalene D. Barnum. 
4b. Sc. State house of Philadelphia. JB 

Fox and the crow, The. Emma L. Johnston and Madalene D. Barnum. 
2b. Sc. A tree. JB 

Fox's grave (Kitsune zuka). Ancient Japanese farce ; trans, by Michio 
Itow and Louis V. Ledoux. 3m. Outlook 133:306-308, Feb. 14, 
1923. 

Francoises' luck. George de Porto-Riche. 3m., 2w. Sc. Studio. CF, 
MR,- SL 

Fraternity. Pauline H. Lazaron. Jewish College play. 10m. Sc. Col- 
lege room. BLO 

Freckles. Violet M. Methley. School play. 4g. Sc. School room, 
FSD 

Freddy goes to college. Dwight Everett Watkins. Farce. 3m., 2w. 
Sc. Interior. B 

Freddy's great aunt. Ella Crane Wilkinson. 7w. Sc. Ladies wait- 
ing room of railway station. FSD 

Free speech. William L. Prosser. 7m. Sc. Courtyard of a Russian 
prison. FS1 

Freedom. John Read. Gm. Sc. The trusty's cell in a penitentiary. 
P2, STV 

Freedom of the Press, The. George M. Baker. Farce. 8b. Sc. Ed- 
itorial sanctum. BAT 

French as he is spoke. Tristan Bernard. Adapted by Gaston Mayer. 
Gm., 2w. Sc. Hotel in London. FSD 

French maid and the phonograph, The. Madalene Barnum. 8w. 
Sc. Sitting room. FSD 

French without a master. Tristan Bernard; trans, from the French 
by Barrett H. Clark. Farce. 5m., 2w. Sc. A small office in a hotel. 
FSD 



86 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Fresh air fiend, The. Louise Rand Basconi. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. 

Stage shows two rooms to the audience. MBP 
Friend husband. Irving Dale. Comedy. 2w. Sc. Interior. DEP 

* Friend in need; or, How "The Vicar of Wakefield" found a 

publisher. Maude Morrison Frank. 2b., 3g. Sc. London lodgings 

of Oliver Goldsmith. SAB, St. Nicholas 42: 47-51, March 1915. 
Friendly tip. Katharine Kavanaugh. liu., 3w. Sc. Handsome room 

in an apartment. FP 
Friendly waiter, The. Horace B. Browne. From Dickens' David Cop- 

perfield. 1m., Ib. Sc. Coffee-room of an inn. BD 
| Friends in bookland. Winifred Ayres Hope. Play for Children's 

Book-Week. 10b., 19g. Sc. Home-like living room. HO 
Fritzchen. Hermann Sudermann. 5m., 2\v. Sc. Drawing room. STZ 

* Frolic of the bees and the butterflies. Sister Clementia. Any num- 

ber of boys and girls. Sc. In the woods. SIS 
From death's own eyes. George S. Viereck. 1m., 2w. Sc. Tastefully 

furnished room. VG, International 10 : 80-83, Mar. 1917. 
From kitchen made to actress. Katharine Kavanaugh. 1m., Iw. Sc. 

Interior. DPP 
Fruit of toil, The. Lillian P. Wilson. 2m., Ib. Sc. Ordinary living 

room of the poor. WIF 
Fudge and a burglar. Alice C. Thompson. Boarding school play. 5w. 

3 others who do not speak. Sc. Girls' school dormitory. DEP 
Full moon. The. Lady Gregory. Comedy. 5m., 3w. Sc. A shed close 

to Coon Station, Ireland. GKY, GRX 
Full of the moon, The. Gertrude Herrick. An Irish play. 2in., 2w. 

Sc. A cottage kitchen in poor section of town. Poet Lore 31 : 379 

:!!>:.'. Autumn 1920. 
$ Fun at Five Point School. Elizabeth Guptill. Burlesque. 7b., lOg. 

Sc. An old fashioned school room. EP 
Fun in a photograph gallery. James F. Parsons. Farce. Gm., lOw. 

Sc. Waiting room of a photograph gallery. DEP 

Funeral march of a marionette. The. Arthur 11. Nethercot. Fan- 
tasia. 5m., 5w. Sc. Simple room in the castle. Poet Lore 31 : 232- 

242, Summer 1920. 
Funiculi Funicnla. Rita Wellman. Play of ideas. 2m., Iw. Sc. 

Small Washington Square apartment. MA 
Furnace, The. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Verse. 1m., 2w., 2c. Sc. A! 

room in the tenements. GID, GIP 
Futurists, The. Mary MacMillan. 8w. Sc. Parlor in 1882 in which 

an early Woman's Club meeting is taking place. MS 



G 

G for George, Berta Ruck, 3w, Sc. Spare bedroom in a country 
house. PLA 

Gabe's home run. William Giles and Josephine Giles. Negro comedy. 
1m., Iw. Sc. Country road. RE 

Gainsborough lady, A. From the picture, "The Dutchess of Devon- 
shire" by Gainsborough. Marguerite Merington. 1m., Iw. Sc, A 
frame. MPZ 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 87 

Galahad Green. Clifford Bax. 2w. Sc. Living room of an apartment. 

New Age 30: 200-263, March 16, 1922. 
Galatea of the Toy-shop. Evelyn G. Sutherland. Fantasy. 1m., Iw. 

Sc. Interior of the work room of a G.erman toy-shop. SUP 
Gallant Cassian. Arthur Schnitzler. Trans, from the German. A 

puppet-play. 3m., Iw. Sc. A garret-room in a small German town 

of the 17th century. SGA, Poet Lore 33 : 507-520, Winter 1922. 
Gambetta's love story. Thomas Barclay. 2m., Iw. Sc. Comfortable 

study. Fortnightly 120 : 1-7, July 1923. 

Game, The. Louise Bryant. A morality play. 2m., 2w. Sc. An out- 
of-door setting. PI 

Game at love, A. George S. Viereck. 1m., 2w. Sc. An elegant bou- 
doir. VG, International 11:48-51, Feb. 1917. 

Game of chess, The. Kenneth Sawyer Goodman. 4m. Sc. A wain- 
scoted room in the house of Alexis. GQ, STG 
Game of chess. Alfred Sutro. A study in sentiment. 1m., Iw. Sc. 

Drawing room of ocean liner. FSD, SFA 
Game of comedy, A. Sherwin Lawrence Cook. 2m., Iw. Sc. An 

apartment in Lyons, France. B, PWP 

Gaol gate, The. Lady Gregory. 1m., Iw. Sc. Outside the gate of Gal- 
way Gaol. GS 
Garafelia's husband. Esther Willard Bates. 4m., Iw. Sc. A large 

New England kitchen. HD2 
Garden, The. 'Florence Kiper Frank. Verse. 3m., 3\v. Sc. Beautiful 

garden. Drama 8:471-493, Nov. 1918. 
Garden, The. Ludwig Lewisohn. Verse. A modern morality play. 

4m., 3w., chorus. Sc. Garden with high walls. International 10 : 44- 

47, Feb. 1916. 
Garden of the west, The. Louise Driscoll. 1m., Iw. Sc. The desert. 

Poetry 13 : 138-145, Dec. 1918. 
Gargoyle, The. George Middleton. 2m. Sc. Room in a house in the 

suburbs. ME, Smart Set 27 : 97-103. April 1909. 
Garret, The. Wilfred Wilson Gibson. Verse. 1m., Iw. Sc. A garret 

in the slums. GID, GIP 
Gaspers, an episode. Sewell Collins. 2m., Iw. Sc. Bench in a shelter 

at the foot of a cliff at a seaside resort. FSD 

Gassed. Bessie W. Springer. Comedy. 5b. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Gastone the animal tamer. Ercole Luigi Morselli. Trans, from the 

Italian and ed. by Isaac Goldberg. 1m., 3w. Sc. Room in a huge 

circus wagon. VE 
Gate of dreams, The. Dion Clayton Calthrop. Historical play of the 

U. S. Civil War. 4m., 2w., chorus. Sc. Garden in the south. FSD 
Gate of wishes, The. Mary MacMillan. 1m., Iw., chorus. Sc. Top 

of a hill. MS, Poet Lore 22:467-476, Winter 1911. 
Gazine globe, The. Eugene Pillot. 1m., 2w. Sc. Unfurnished room 

in house in South Sea Islands. LC, Stratford Journal 3 : 225-234, 

Nov. 1918. 
Gee Whiz, The. Mrs. Isabel Anderson. 3b., 2g., choruses. Sc. Cabin 

of a ship. AE 
Geminae. George Calderon Farce. 3m., 2w. Sc. Private sitting 

room in an Edinburgh Hotel. CA 
Genius, The. Horace Holley. 1m., Ib. Sc, Front porch of a small 

farmhouse in New England. HOR 



88 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Genjo. Ernest Fenollosa and Ernest Pound. Noli play of Japan. 5m., 

lw., chorus. Sc. On the road to China. FEN 
Gentle assassin, The. J. Kenyon Nicholson. 1m., 2w. Sc. Kitchen 

of attractive home. Smart Set G2 : 83-80, June 1920. 
Gentle furniture shop, The. Maxwell Bodenheim. 4m., lw., Ig. Sc. 

Furniture shop. Drama 10 : 132-133, Jan. 1920. 
Gentle janitor, The. Clara J. Denton. Farce. 2m., Gw. Sc. Hall 

of an apartment house. DAI 

Gentle jury. Arlo Bates. Farce suitable for women's clubs. 1m., 12w. 
Sc. Plain room. B 

Gentleman next door, The. Horace B. Browne. Adapted from Dick- 
ens' Nicholas Nickelby. 1m., 2w. Sc. Garden. BD 

Gentlemen all. R. A. Allen. 3m. Sc. Waiting room of a station. 
Smart Set 03 : 73-79, Dec. 1920. 

* Gentlemen of Virginia. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. Ryan. 4b. 

Sc. Wilderness. First English settlement in America. TRH 
Gentlemen, the King. Binney Gunnison, adapted from "Gentlemen, the 
King" by Robert Barr. llm. Sc. A rough hunting lodge in the 
wilderness. GU 

* Geographical squabble, A. Anna M. Lxitkenhaus. 17c. Sc. Court 

room. LU 
Geometrically speaking. Harlan Thompson. 4m., lw. Sc. Living/ 

room. Smart Set 56 : 75-83, Nov. 1918. 
George. H. K. Gornall. 4m., 2w. Sc. Kitchen. FSD 

* George Washington and the cherry tree. Emma L. Johnston 

and Madalene D. Barnum. 3b. Sc. Garden. JB 

* George Washington's fortune. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 5b., Ig. 

Sc. An open woodland glade. MPY 

* Georgia debtors, The. Blanche Shoemaker Wagstaff. Play of Colonial 

American history. 3b. Sc. Out of doors in Georgia in Colonial 

days. WCP 
Germ hunters, The. E. J. Freund. 3m., 5w. Sc. Sitting room. 

ANP 

Germelshausen. Marion Ellet. 3m., 2w., chorus. Sc. Inn. SCT 
Gettin' acquainted. Georgia Earle. Comedy of a small town. 1m., 

2w. Sc. New England sitting room. DEP 
Getting rid of Father. A. E. Whitman. Comedy. 3m., lw. Sc. 

Simple room. DEP 
Getting the range. Helen S. Griffith. Great War play. 2m., 7w. 

Courtyard of an inn in provincial France. B 
Getting unmarried. Winthrop Parkhurst. 1m., lw. Sc. Dining 

room of apartment. Smart Set 54 : 91-99, April 1918. 
f Gettysburg: a woodshed commentary. Percy MacKaye. lw., lw. 

Sc. Woodshed of a farm house. Cl, LE, MY 
Ghost of Jerry Bundler. W. W. Jacobs and Charles Rock. 7m. Sc. 

Commercial room in an old-fashioned hotel. FSD 

t Ghost story, The. Booth Tarkington. 5m., 4w., Is. Sc. Pleasant liv- 
ing room. STK, Ladies Home Journal 39 : 6-7, 126, 128, 129, 131, 

March 1922. 
Gift, The. Marie H. Foley. Bible background. 2m., lw., lb., Ig. Sc. 

Interior of home in Judea A. D. 23 FSD 
Gift of Asia, The. Claude Bragdon. 2m. Sc. A rustic shelter over- 

looking a lake in the Adirondacks. Forum 49 : 349-355, Mar. 1913. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 89 

Gift of time, The. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. A Christmas masque. 
32c. Sc. The palace of time. MBF 

Gifted givers, The. Alice Cook Fuller. Christmas play. 5b., 4g. Sc. 
Living room. MAP 

Gimlet, The. Maurice Donuay. Trans, from the French by Barrett H. 
Clark. 1m., l.w. Sc. Study of bachelor's apartment. Stratford Jour- 
nal 3 : 267-278, Dec. 1918. 

Giorgione. Gale Young Rice. 4ni., 2w. Verse. Sc. A painter's work- 
shop. RI 

Girl and the outlaw, The. Katharine Kavanaugh. 2m., lw. Sc. 

Interior of a hut. DPP 
Girl and the undergraduate, The. Grace Cook Strong. Comedy. 

College play. 5m., 2w. Sc. Living room. PPP 
Girl in the coffin, The. Theodore Dreiser. 4m., 3w. Parlor of house 

of well-to-do workingman. DP, Smart Set 41 : 127-140, Oct. 1913. 
Girl to order, A. Bessie Wreford Springer. Comedy. College play. 

5m., lw. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Girl who paid the bills. Nina Rhoades. Comedy. 2m., 4w. Sc. 

Attractive interior. B 

Girls, The. Mabel H. Crane. Comedy. 9w. Sc. Comfortable sitting 
room. FSD 

Girls over there, The. Marie Doran. Patriotic play. 8w. Sc. Liv- 
ing room comfortably furnished. FSD 

Giuseppina. Thomas Littlefield Marble. 3m., 2w. Sc. Private dining 
room in Italian restaurant. DPP 

Glenforsa. John Brandane and A. W. Yuill. Scotland in the 18th cen- 
tury. 2m., 2w. Sc. Large room serving as library and dining room. 
REP 

Glimpse into the theatres. R. B. J. 2m., lw. Sc. Office of theatri- 
cal manager. International 8 : 193^, June 1914. 

Glittering gate, The. Lord Dunsany. 2m. Sc. A lonely place. DF 

Gloom; or, The old grey barn. E. Preston. 4m., 3w. Sc. A room 
in a Russian house. PL 

Glorious game, The. Beulah Marie Dix. American school peace league 
play. 6w. Sc. Living room in a simple house in a foreign country. 
AS 

Glory of the morning. William Ellery Leonard. Indian play. 2m., 
lw., lb., Ig. Sc. Before an Indian wigwam. LEO, WIP 

Gloves, a fragment of the eternal duet. Gilbert Cannan. 1m., lw. 
Sc. End of a hotel corridor. Theatre Arts 4 : 160-165, Apr. 1920. 

"Go and come." Laura E. Richards, lb., 2g. Sc. Overlooking a 
garden. RP 

Go-between, The. Harry L. Newton. Dramatic comedy. 1m., 2w. 
Sc. Living room. B 

Goal, The. Henry Arthur Jones. 4m., 2w. Sc. Dressing room in a 
very richly furnished apartment. CBI, JO, American Magazine 63 : 
451^61, March 1907. 

Goat, The. Dorothy Massingham. Comedy. 1m., 3w. Sc. Interior. 
FSD 

Goat alley. Ernest Howard Culbertson. 3m., 3w., 3c. Sc. Sitting 
room of a negro's squalid dwelling. SCO 

Goblin guests. Grace Richardson. Valentine play. 4b., Ig. Sc. 
Nursery. RS 



90 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

* Goblins, The. Madeline Poole. Gb., 2g. Sc. Cottage on the edge of a 

forest. PO 
God of my faith. J. Hartley Manners. Great War play. 2m. Sc. 

Room in a London house. MTP 
f God of quiet, The. John Drinkwater. Verse. Sin. Sc. A road at 

summit of a hill outside a beleaguered city. DPA 
God of the newly rich wool merchant, The. David Pinski. 6m., 

2w., chorus. Sc. A vast temple-like hall in a private home. PT 
God of the wood, The. Claude M. Girardeau. A garden play. 8m., 

2w., parrot, image. Sc. A ruined shrine in the centre of a wood. 

Drama 10:305-307, June 1920. 
Gods, The. lao Sabao. From the Coptic. 3m. Sc. Fanciful, top of 

the earth. International 12:80-87, March 1918. 
God's outcast. J. Hartley Manners. Great War play. 1m., Iw. Sc. 

Isolated railway station. MTP 

j Going shopping. Clara J. Denton. lg., Ib. Sc. Interior. MBP 
Going to school in China. Janet Ogden. 2b., 2g. Sc. Street in a 

Chinese town. Everyland 5 : 112-113, March 1914'. 

* Going to school in Mother Goose Land. Elizabeth Guptill. 5b., 9g. 

Sc. Interior. B 

Gold brick, The. "Willard Bassett. Farce. Cm. Sc. Interior. DPP 
Gold bricks. No author given. 3m., 2w. Sc. Interior. ANP 

Gold circle, The. Thomas Wood Stevens. Fantastic ancient oriental 
piny, (im., 4 chorus groups. Sc. Pool. STV 

* Gold in California. Eleanore Hubbard. The Hettlement of the U. S. 

4b. Sc. Hut on the banks of a stream in California. HUD 
t Golden arrow. James Plaisted Webber. 2m., Iw. Sc. A monastery 
garden. B 

* Golden bucket, The. Augusta Stevenson. 2b., lg. Sc. The woods. 

SCI 
t Golden calf, The. Mae Stein Soble. Old Testament play. 4b., chorus. 

Sc. A mountain side. SOI! 
t Golden doom, The. Lord Dunsauy. 9m., lg., Ib., chorus of m. Sc. 

Outside the King's great door in ancient Babylon. CBI, DF, KP, 

Poetry and Drama 1:431-442, Dec. 1913. 

* Golden gifts. Julia K. Nusbaum. Jewish. Biblical. Fairy. 5b., 5g. 

Sc. Before the curtain. BLO 

* Golden touch, The. . Alice Cook Fuller. 7b., lg. Sc. Forest. FU 
Golden wedding. The. Dora H. Stockton. Thanksgiving Day play. 

5m., 3w., chorus. Sc. Plainly furnished sitting room. Gl 

* Golliwog in Fairyland; or, How Edward the Teddy Bear became 

a knight, a fairy play. Maude Cockrell. ISc., chours, Sc. A dell 

in the wood. COC 

Gone abroad. Evelyn Gray Whiting. Comedy. 4w. Sc. Interior. B 
Goo-goo. Phil R. Wilmarth. 3m., 2w. Sc. Absolutely plain room. 

DEP 
Good bargain, A. Lord Dunsany. 5m. Sc. A crypt of a monastery. 

DFO, Smart Set 63 : 73-78, Sept. 1920. 

Good-bye, a parlor comedy. Arlo Bates. 2w. Sc. Not given. La- 
dies' Home Journal 20 : 8, Jan. 1903. 
Good-bye! Jules Renard ; trans, from the French by Barrett H. Clark. 

1m., Iw. Sc. Small drawing room in apartment in Paris* Smart 

Set 49 : 81-93, June 1916. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 91 

Good-bye all! Edith F. A. U. Painton. Closing day of school. Any 

number of children. Sc. School room. PAS 
Good dinner, A. Mary Stewart Cutting. 4m., 4w. Sc. Drawing room 

prettily furnished. Ladies' Home Journal 22 : 5, 48, Feb. 1905. 
Good Friday. John Masefield. Verse. 7m., Iw. Sc. Paved court 

outside the Roman citadel in Jerusalem. MLG, MTA 
Good housewife and her labors, The. Margaret Lynch Conger. 

Irish folk story. lb., lg., chorus. Sc. Roadside cottage in Ireland. 

CFS 

Good intentions. E. M. Fotheringham. lb., lg. Sc. Any room. FG 
Good little girl, A. Marie Irish. 3b., 3g. Sc. Sitting room. IL 
"Good men do, The." Hubert Osborne. Historical play. 3in., 4w., Is. 

Sc. Living room in England 1616 FS1 
Good old days, The. Alice Thompson. Dream play of Colonial times. 

llw. Sc. Colonial room. DEP, PPP 
Good Samaritan, The. Rita Benton. Bible play. 12b. Sc. Road. 

This play may be given out of doors. BSD 
Good woman, A. Arnold Bennett. Farce. 2m., Iw. Sc. Drawing 

room of plainly furnished apartment. BP, SL 
Good woman, A. George Middleton. 1m., Iw. Sc. Flat in large city, 

modest but comfortable. MA, MIP 
Goodys Grumble's cottage. Virginia Olcbtt. Play of the Red Cross. 

4g. Sc. Gloomy room. OP A 

Goose, The. Manta S. Graham. Irn., 2w. Sc. Boudoir. GRL 
Goose feather bed, The. Willis N. Bugbee. Farce. 4m., Iw. Sc. 

Interior. MAP 

Gooseherd and the goblin. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. Sc. Sc. A 

bit of woodland. MI III 
Governor's proclamation, The. Clara J. Dentou. Thanksgiving Day 

play. 2b., 5g. Sc. Kitchen in Colonial days. DAH 
Goya in the cupola. Thomas Walsh. Verse. 2iu. Sc. Scaffold in 

San Antonio. Century 89 : 701-704, Mar. 1915. 
Grace Mary. Henry Arthur Jones. A tragedy in the Cornish dialect. 

<!m., 2w., chorus. Sc. Exterior of Inn on the North Cornish coast. 

JO 
Grade, Bessie Springer Breeme. Comedy. 6b., or m. Sc. Cottage 

sitting room. FSD 
Graduate's choice. F. A. U. Painton. Graduation morality. 12g. Sc. 

May be given indoors or out of doors. DEP 
Graduation at Gayville. Willis N. Bugbee. 12c. Sc. A platform. 

BUP 

Graduation Day; "The graduation of Anychild." F. Ursula Payne. 

19c. Sc. Any school. PP 
Graft. Harry L. Newton. Political play. 4m., Iw. Sc. Interior. 

DEP 
Grammar. Eugene M. Labiche. Trans, from the French by Barrett H. 

Clark. 4m., Iw. Sc. Room in a house in the suburbs of Paris. 

FSD 

Grammar play, A. Anna M. Liitkenhaus. 40 or more c. Sc. 

Unimportant. LU 
Grandfather's bright Christmas plan. Marie Irish. Christmas 

play. 2b., 5g. Sc. Living room. 1C 
Grandmother, The. Lajos Biro. Trans, from the German by Charles 



92 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Recht. 3m., 7w. Sc. Broad sunny terrace in Hungary furnished 
with garden furniture. SL, Drama 8 : 176-196, May 1918. 
Grandmother Rocker, a costume play. Tracy D. Mygatt. 12m. 
and w. Sc. An old room in an old house. B 

* Grandmother's cat. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 3g. Sc. Not important. 

GUT 

Grandpa. S. Decatur Smith, Jr. Farce Comedy. 2in., 2w. Sc. In- 
terior. PPP 

Granny Boling. Paul Green. 4m.. 3w., neighbors. Sc. Living room 
of better class negro home. Drama 11 : 389-391, Aug.-Sept. 1921. 

Granny Manmee. Ridgely Torrence. 3\v. Sc. Living room in an old 
cabin. TPF 

Granny's Juliet. Herbert Swears. 3w. Sc. Small drawing room. 
FSD 

Grapejuice. E. J. Freund. 7m. Sc. Office. ANP 

* Grasshoppers and the ants, The. Anne A. T. Craig. An Aesop's 

fable play. 9c., 2 chorus groups. Sc. A field beside an ant hill. CD 
Gray overcoat, The. William R. Randall. 3m. Sc. Interior. De- 
tective play. FSD 

Gray parrot, The. W. W. Jacobs and C. Rock. 4m., 2w. Sc. Inte- 
rior. FSD 

Great doughnut corporation, The. T. S. Denison. Farce. 3m., 5w. 
Sc. Office. DEP 

* Great feast, The. Laura E. Richards. 5g. Sc. Nursery. RP 
Great hope, The. Elma Ehrlich Levinger. 2m.. Iw. Sc. Interior of 

a hovel. Stratford Journal 5 : 231-235, Oct.-Dec. 1919. 

Great medical dispensary, The. Larry Vane. Farce. Gin. Sc. Doc- 
tor's office. DEP 

Great noontide, The Patrick Kearney. Satire. 4m., 2w., others. Sc. 
Meeting hall of the Nietzschean Community of the Creating Ones. 
Drama 11 : 109-113, Jan. 1921. 

Great Protestant association. The. Horace B. Browne. From Dick- 
ens' Barnaby Rudge. 4m. Sc. Room. BD 

* Great sale, The. Clara J. Denton. Christmas play. 5b., 3g., chorus. 

I 
Great Winglebury duel, The. George M. Rosener. From Charles 

Dickens. Farce. Cm., 3w. Sc. Interior of an Inn. Stagelore p. 89, 

Feb. 1912. 
Greater than war. Asa Steele. Great War play. 3m., Iw. Sc. 

Lonely house near the battlefields of France. PPP 
Greater voice, The. Blanche Shoemaker Wagstaff. 1m.. Iw. Sc. Edge 

of a wood. International 8 : 365-366, Dec. 1914. 

* Greatest day in the year, The. Carolyn Wells. 4b., 20g. Sc. Pal- 

ace of time. WJ 

* Greatest gift, The. Anne A. T. Craig. Spring festival play. 8c., 3 cho- 

rus groups. Sc. Center of an open space. CD 

J Greatest gift, The. Katharine Lord. Christmas play. 28c., chorus. 
Sc. A busy street of shops. LLR 

* Greatest gift, The. Carolyn Wells. Christmas play. 10b., llg. Sc. 

Court room of the Palace of gifts. WJ, Ladies Home Journal 30 : 32, 
58, 59, Dec. 1913. 

Grecian urn, The. Arthur H. Nethercot. Verse. 5m., Iw., villagers. 
Sc. Wooded spot. Poet Lore 33 : 142-147, Spring 1922. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 93 

Greek vase, The. Maurice Baring. Farce. 2m. Sc. A garret on the 

top floor of a squalid house in Rome. BA 
Green coat, The. Alfred de Musset and Emile Augier. Comedy. 3m., 

lw. Sc. Room in the Latin Quarter. FSD 

Green cockatoo, The. Arthur Schnitzler. Trans, from the German. 

19m., 3w., chorus. Sc. Wine-room of the "Green Cockatoo." SAA, 

SG 
Green-eyed monster, The. Adolph Klauber. 3m., lw. Sc. Studio in 

an old-fashioned house in Greenwich Village. Smart Set 42 : 133-141, 

Jan. 1914. 

Green helmet, The. William B. Yeats. Heroic farce. 6m., 2w., chorus. 

Sc. Log house. YT, YPP, Forum 46:301-321, Sept. 1911. 
Green scarf, The. Kenneth Sawyer Goodman. 1m., lw. Sc. City 

park. GQA, STG 
Gretna Green. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 1m., 2w. Sc. A room that 

is a trifle shabby, furnished in 18th century manner. MB 
Gringoire, the ballad monger. Theodore De Banville. Trans, from 

the French by Arthur B. Myrick. 4m., 2w., pages, servants, etc. Sc. 

Room in Tours in 1469. DPP, Poet Lore 27 : 129-163, Spring 1916. 
Groove, The. George Middleton. 2w. Sc. Bedroom of cottage in small 

village. MIP 

Grotesques. Cloyd Head. 3m., 3w. Sc. Black background, convention- 
alized design. Poetry 9 : 1-30, Oct. 1916. 
Group of poems. A. C. Inman. 

Dialogue 1m., 1 spirit. Sc. Anywhere. Stratford Journal 1 : 32- 
34, Winter 1917. 

Fate. 1m., lw. Sc. Large bare prison cell. Stratford Journal 1 : 

25-31, Winter 1917. 
Growing old together. Colin Campbell Clements. 2m., lw., chorus. 

Sc. Forest of pine trees. Poet Lore 31 : 176-180, Summer 1920. 
Growing up. E. E. Bloxam. 3m., 8w. Sc. A meadow. BL 
Gruach. Gordon Bottomley. 5m., 6w., lb., Ig. Verse. Historical. Sc. 

Hall of a small black stone castle in early Scotland. BKG 
Guest for dinner, A. Lewis Beach. 4m. Sc. A large, cold formal 

room. BF 

Gutter of time, The. Alfred Sutro. 1m., lw. Sc. Interior. FSD, 
SFA 



H 

Hachi No Hi. Seami. Noh play of Japan. 3m., lw., chorus. Sc. 

Stage. WAA 
Hagoromo. Ernest Fenollosa and Ezra Pound. Noh play of Japan. 

2m., lw., chorus. Sc. Japanese exterior. FEN 
Hagoromo. Seami. Noh play of Japan. 2m., lw., chorus. Sc. Stage. 

WAA 
Hair trigger Smith. Keene Abbott. Based upon the Shot by Pushkin. 

Russian play. 3m., lw. Sc. Parlor of an old fashioned Colonial 

House in Virginia. ABB 
Haku Rakuten. Seami. Noh play of Japan. 3m., chorus. Sc. The 

coast of Bizen, Japan. WAA 

Hal, the highwayman. H. M. Paull. 4m., 2w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Half-back's interference, A. M. N. Beebe. 10m. Sc. A farmhouse. 

B 



94 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Hall of laughter, The. Thomas B. Rogers. 2m., 4w., chorus. Sc. 
Lobby of a side show of a Fair. RO 

Hall-marked. John Galsworthy. Satire. 4m., 4w., 2 dogs. Sc. Sit- 
ting room and veranda of a bungalow. GSS, Atlantic 113 : 845-851, 
June 1914. 

* Hallowe'en carnival and wax-work show, A. Lnura Rountroe 

Smith. Me. Sc. Stage. SFH 

* Hallowe'en puppet play. Laura Rountree Smith. 8c. Sc. High 

on the hill. SFH 

Ham and eggs. Abercrombie Lascelles. Verse. 2m., l\v., Ic. Chap- 
book J34, Feb. 1923. 

Hamlet's brides. Sara Hawks Sterling. Burlesque on Shakespeare. 
1m., 5w. Sc. Ordinary parlor. B 

Hand of Siva, The. Kenneth Sawyer Goodman and Ben Hecht. Melo- 
drama. Great War background. 5m. Sc. Room in a small French 
hotel. STV 

Hand of the Prophet, The. Margaret Scott Oliver. An Arabian epi- 
sode. 2m., 2w., chorus. Sc. A room in an Arabian house in festive 
preparation for a wedding. OS 

Hands and the man. Rex Hunter. 2w. Sc. Breakfast room. HS 

Hands in the box, The. Leo Duran, translator. From the Japanese. 
2m., llw., 2c., chorus. Sc. Reception room of Japanese palace in 
17th century. DU 

Handy Solomon. Ralph W. Tag. Farce. 2m., 2w. Sc. Interior. 
FP 

"Hang it!" Herbert C. Sargent. Farce. 2m., 2w., lb. Sc. Dining 
room. PL 

Hanging out the wash. Katharine E. Smedley and Anne Buzby Pal- 
mer. Negro play. 3w. Sc. Back yard. PPP 

* Hanging up the stockings. Clara J. Denton. Christmas play. 2b., 

Ig. Sc. Sitting room. DAH 

Hannah gives notice. Alice C. Thompson. Comedy. 4w. Sc. In- 
terior. FSD 

Hanrahan's oath. Lady Gregory. 3m., 3w. Sc. A wild and rocky 
place. GI, Little Review 4 : G-16, 33-38, Nov. 1917. 

* Hans and Grethel. Alice Cook Fulller. lb., 3g. Sc. Interior. FU 
Happiness. J. Hartley Manners. 2m., 2w. Sc. Comfortable furnished 

room of a modern apartment house. MH 

Happy day, The. Octavia Roberts. Farce. 7w. Sc. Living room. B 
Happy ending. Bertha Moore. Romantic pathos. 2w. Sc. Cozy sit- 
ting room. PH 

Happy families. Aldous Huxley. 3m., 2\v., Ig. Sc. Conservatory. 
Little Review 7 : 18-30, Sept. 1919. 

* Happy man, The. Rita Benton. From the "Enchanted shirt" by John 

Hay. 33b. Sc. Room in the King's palace. BSC 
Happy Prince, The. Oscar Wilde. Dramatized by Lou Wall Moore and 

Margaret F. Allen. 2m. Sc. Public Square with a golden bronze 

statue of the Happy Prince. Poet Lore 27 : 406-410, Vacation 191G. 
Happy returns. Essex Dane. lOw. Sc. Drawing room. DAO 
Happy thought, The. Jeanette Marks. 4m., 5w., others. Sc. Village 

square. International 6 : 3G-38, July 1912. 

* Happyville school picnic, The. Willis N. Bugbee. 8b., 9g. Sc. An 

open space. BUP 
t Harbor of lost ships, The. Louise Whitefield Bray. 3m., Iw. Sc. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 95 

Interior of cottage on an island off the coast of Labrador. HD2 
Hard heart. The. M. A. Kister, Jr. 6m., 2\v., lc., chorus characters. 

Sc. Dining room. FS3 
Hardy perennials. Arthur Meeker, Jr. 2m., 3w. Sc. Sitting room 

of summer cottage in Massachusetts. Drama 13 : 292-290, May June 

1923. 
Hare and the hedgehog, The. Augusta Stevenson. 2b., Ig. Sc. A 

cabbage field. SC2 
Hare and the tortoise, The. Augusta Stevenson. 2b., 2g. Sc. A 

meadow. SCI 
Harlequin. Colin Campbell Clements. 2m., Iw. Sc. Garden of a small 

village inn. Poet Lore 31 : 579-587, Winter 1920. 
Harrison. V. Fetherstonhaugh. 4m., 4w. Sc. 1. A steamship. Sc. 2. 

A hotel. Smart Set 43 : 129-141, July 1914. 

Hartleys, The. Arthur Eckersley. 2ra., 3w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Harvest, The. T. W. Hanshew. 2m., 2w., Ib. Sc. Boudoir at River- 
side cottage on the Thames. Smart Set 2fi : 118-133, Nov. 1908. 
Haste makes waste. Harriette Wilbur. Farce. 2m., Ib. Sc. Drug 

store. MAP 
Hat at the theatre. Anne Palmer. Farce, fim., 2w. Sc. Interior of 

the theatre. TMP 
Hatching a conspiracy. Horace B. Browne. From Dickens' Barnaby 

Rudge. 1m., Iw. Sc. A kitchen. BD 
Hatching the lucky egg. E. J. Freund. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. 

Room in a farmhouse. ANP 
"Hatred." Katharine Searle. Great War background. 2m., 3w. Sc. 

House in a coast town in England during the Great War. SEA 
Hatstiyuki. (Early snow.) Koparu Zembo Motoyasu. Noh play of 

Japan. 4w., chorus. Sc. Great temple at Izumo. WAA 
Hattie. Elva DePue. 2m., 3w. Sc. Room in a New York tenement. 

MA, MP 
Haunted chamber, The. Grace Griswold. Romantic comedy. 2m., 

2w. Sc. Haunted room in a castle. FSD 
Haunted gate, The. Edyth M. W T ormwood. Hallowe'en play. 3b., 7g. 

Sc. Interior. EP 

Haunted hat-shop, The. Max Michelson. 1m., 2w., voice. Sc. Mil- 
linery shop. Poetry 17:233-237. Feb. 1921. 
He is coming. Alvilde Prydz. Trans, from the Norwegian by Hester 

Coddington. 1m.. 5w. Sc. Old fashioned sitting room in small coun- 
try house. Poet Lore 25 : 230-244, Summer 1914. 
He said and she said. Alice Gerstenberg. 1m., 3w. Sc. Living room. 

GT 
He, she and it. William Muskerry. Matrimonial comedy. 1m., Iw. 

Sc. Boudoir. PH 
Head of Romulus, The. Sydney Grundy. From the French of Eugene 

Scribe. 3m., 3w. Sc. Drawing room. FSD 
Health champions, The. Maude Batchelder Vosburgh. Modern health 

crusade. 21 c. Sc. No special scenery required. VO 
Heart of a clown. The. Constance Powell- Anderson. Harlequin play. 

Fantasy. 2m., 2w. Sc. Outskirts of a village fair. REP 
Heart of a tenor, The. Frank Wedekind. 5m., 3w. Sc. Large hotel 

room in city in Austria. Smart Set 40: 129-141, June 1913. 
Heart of Pierrot, The. Margretta Scott. 4b.. 5g., c. Sc. Quaint lit- 
tle street. SB Drama 10:200-202, Feb. 1920. 



96 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Hearts. Alice Gerstenberg. 4w. Sc. A fashionable drawing room. GT 

Hearts to mend. II. A. Overstreet. Pierrot play. Fantasy. 2m., Iw. 

Sc. Living room, dining room and kitchen combined. STK 
* Heathen Chinee, The. Frederick Trevor Hill. Farce. 5b., Ig. Com- 
bination bedroom, dining-room and kitchen. HI I 

Heirloom. The. Thomas B. Rogers. 1m., Iw. Sc. Library of an old 
mansion. RO 

Heirs-at-law. Anthony E. Wells. Comedy. 3m., 5w. Sc. Interior. 
FSD 

Helen. Edward Storer. 3m., Iw. Sc. Palace of King Menelaus. In- 
ternational 9 : 17-20, Jan. 1915. Poetry and Drama 2 : 153-165, June 
1914. 

t Helen and Modus. Adapted from "The Hunchback" by Sheridan 
Knowles. Comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. Corridor before a parlor. GU 

Helena's husband. Philip Moeller. Historical comedy. 3m., Iw., Is. 
Sc. A Greek interior. MF, SL, WSP 

Helios, a fragment. Gerhart Hauptmann. Trans, from the German by 
Carlos S. Wupperman. 7m. Sc. Kitchen of an old castle. Moods 
1 : 101-107, Jan. 1909. 

Helping Charlie. V. D. Hyde. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. Parlor of a 
flat. FOS 

Helpless couple, A. M. J. Williams (M. Hayman). 3w. Sc. A green 
between two cottages. FSD 

Henkers Malilzeit. Alicia Ramsey. 5m., Iw. Sc. Small room in the 
Bastile. Smart Set 30 : 123-131, Feb. 1910. 

Henry wakes up. Florence M. Millward. Comedy. 1m., 2w. Sc. 
Sitting room in a clean lodging house. MIF 

Henry, where are you? Beulah King. 1m., Gw. Sc. Veranda of a 
country house. B 

Her busy day or an experience in housekeeping. James C. Rich- 
ards. (J. R. Condrin, pseud.) Farce. 7m., 5w. Sc. Interior. B 

Her Christmas hat. Walter Ben Hare. Farce. 4m., 5w. Sc. Living 
room in apartment. HW 

Her deaf ear. Arlo Bates. Farce. 2m., 3w. Sc. Interior. B 

Her dearest friend. Rosmary Rees. 1m., 2w. Sc. Poorly furnished 
sitting room. FSD 

Her final answer. Edward Brewster Sheldon. 3m., 2w. Sc. Bou- 
doir. Harvard Monthly 44 : 103-117, Apr. 1907. 

Her first assignment. Gladys Ruth Bridgham. Comedy. lOw. Sc. 
Drawing room. B 

Her first scoop. Lindsey Barbee. Comedy. 1m., 3w. Sc. Interior. 
DEP 

Her happiness. Horace Holley. 1m., Iw. Sc. Interior. HOR 

Her neighbor's creed. Margaret Cameron. 1m., Iw. Sc. Library in 
a home. CAC 

Her nephew-in-law elect. Helen P. Kane. Farce. 3w. Sc. In- 
terior. PPP 

Her old sweethearts, a 3O minute parlor play. Eleanor H. Porter. 
10m., Iw. Sc. Comfortable living room. Ladies' Home Journal 
27 : 17, 90, 92, April 1910. 

Her picture Rachel E. Baker. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. Studio. PWP 

Her scarlet slippers. Alice C. Thompson. Comedy. 4w. Sc. In- 
terior. PPP 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 97 

Her second time on earth. Harry L. Newton. Comedy. 1m., Iw. 
Sc. Interior. B 

Her service flag. Helen Sherman Griffith. Great War play. 4w. Sc. 
Interior. PFP 

Her story. Katharine Searle. Great War background. 4w. Sc. Sun 
parlor of convalescents Home. SEA 

Her tongue. Henry Arthur Jones. Comedy. 3m., 2w. Sc. Private 
hotel. JO 

Her uncle's boots. Mrs. Myrtle B. Carpenter. Farce. 7g. Sc. Liv- 
ing room. B 

Her victory. Eleanor Maud Crane. Comedy. 17w. Sc. Studio. FP 

Her vote. H. V. Esmond. Comedy. 1m., 2w. Sc. Interior. FSD 

Her weekly allowance. Jessie A. Kelley. Farce. 9m., 7w. Sc. In- 
terior. B 

Herbert's discovery. Marie Irish. Christmas play. 2b. Sc. Living 
room. 1C 

Hermit of Carmel. George Santayana. Verse. Early Christianity. 
2m. Sc. A ravine amid the slopes of Mount Carmel. SAN 

Hero, The. Alice Brown. 3m., Iw., chorus. Sc. Interior of fisher- 
man's cottage. BO 

Hero in pink, The. Orrick Johns. A Greek tragedy. 3m., 42w. Sc. 
Any drawing room. Smart Set 48 : 201-202, Mar. 191G. 

Hero and heroine. Herbert Swears. Melodramic absurdity. 1m., Iw. 
Sc. Cottage. FSD 

Hero of Santa Maria, The. Kenneth S. Goodman and Ben Hecht. 
6m., Iw. Sc. Living room. SCO, STG 

Heroes. Grace Luce Irwin. 2m., 5w. Sc. Sitting room in an old man- 
sion. ID 

Hiawatha. Marie Irish. From Longfellow's "Hiawatha." Verse. 8b., 

2g. Sc. Wood scene with wigwam. IPP 
Hicksville bungler, The. Chester A. Griffin. Small town newspaper 

farce. 7m., 3w. Sc. Newspaper office. DEP 
Hidden harmonies. Evelyn Simms. Comedy. 2m., 3w. Sc. Interior. 

DEP 

Hidden love. Floyd P. Cowan and Robert T. Hardy. 1m., Iw. Sc. 
Dining-room. FSD 

High Jinks along the milky way. Vincent Van Marter Beede. A 

romance of the Zodiac. 6b., 2g. Sc. Airy apartment in palace. HE 
High school clothes line, The. Iowa State College, Ames, Iowa. 

Home Economics Division. 5 or more g. Sc. Living room. Journal 

of Home Economics 13 : 169-174, Apr. 1921. 
Higher good, The. Thacher Howland Guild. 10m. Sc. Game room 

of a mission in N. Y. GUI 

Highway robbers, The. Eleanor Allen Schroll. 12b. Sc. A street. 
FIL 

Hilarion. Josephine Howell-Carter. 5m., Iw. Sc. Sunny glade in an 

old wood. Poet Lore 26 : 374-392, Summer 1915. 
Hildetua. George B. Seitz. 3m., Iw. Sc. Interior rude vikings' hut in 

8th century. Smart Set 32 : 143-150, Sept. 1910. 
Hilltop. Louise Ayres Garnett. 6b., 2g., chorus. Sc. A clearing before 

a thatched cottage. GAT, Drama 11:277-283, May 1921. 
Hippodrome horror, a nightmare drama. Leila Waddell. 1m., Iw 

Sc. Not given. International 12:94-95, March 1915. 



98 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Hiram and the peddlers. Willis N. Bugbee. 5m., 2w. Sc. Plain liv- 
ing room. BUP 

Hiram Jones' bet. May E. Countryman. Farce. 1m., 2w. Sc. Sit- 
ting room. B 

$ Hired girl's dream, The. Charles Noel Douglas. Fantastic dream 
play. 23c. Sc. Kitchen. WHP 

Hired man's courtship, The. A. K. Cripps. 4m., 3w. Sc. Dining 
room. EP 

His best day. Matthew Boulton. Irn., Iw. Sc. Interior. FSD 

His chance. Herbert A. Mann. Comedy. 4m. Sc. Stage of a New 
York theatre. PWP 

His charity patient. Reed Robinson. 2m., Iw. Sc. Waiting room 
in a doctor's office. ROB 

His city girl . . . Ward Macauley. Comedy. 4m., 3w. Sc. In- 
terior. PPP 

His dinner for two. Franklin Johnston. Comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. 
Sitting room in N. Y. apartment. FP 

His exceptional mother-in-law. Mrs. Frederick W. Pender. 1m., 
2w. Sc. Drawing room. WEP 

His father's son. Helen Morrison Howie. Farce comedy. 2m., 2w. 
Sc. Sitting room, dining room combination in cosy flat. PPP 

His favorite flower. Laurence Housman. English political farce. 2m., 
Iw. Sc. Room in fine old English mansion. HA, HA4 

His first case. George Albert Drovin. Farce. 1m., Iw. Sc. Law of- 
fice. PPP 

His good genius. Arthur M. Heathcote. Comedy. 1m., 2w. Sc. 
Study. FSD 

His helpmeet. Arthur Schnitzler. Trans, from the German by Pierre 
Loving. 4m., Iw., Is. Sc. Elegantly furnished room in a summer 
resort. SCW, International 9 : 207-211, July 1915. 

His honor. O. M. Dennis. 3m., Iw. Sc. Library in the home of a 
Mayor in a large city. Smart Set 35 : 129-134, Nov. 1911. 

His imitation sweetheart. Elliott Flower. Comedy. 1m., 2w. Sc. 
Parlor of a home. Ladies' Home Journal 25 : 12, 55, Feb. 1908. 

His Japanese wife. Grace Griswold. Comedy contrasting the East with 
the West. 3m., 3w. Sc. Attractive room. FSD 

His lordship. M. E. M. Davis. 5m., 3w. Sc. Lawn. DAB, Gl 

His lordship, the burglar. Edith M. Willett. Comedy. 2m., Iw. Sc. 
Pretty drawing room in an American summer resort. PPP 

His luck. Horace Holley. 2w. Sc. Living room in a small flat. HOR 

His lucky day. Thayer Susan Bowker. Farce. 2m., Iw. Sc. Golf 
Club house. B 

His Methodist foot. Vance C. Criss. Farce. 3m., Gw. Sc. Interior. 
B 

His model wife. Helen F. Bagg. Comedy, 3m., 7w. Sc. Studio. 
PPP 

His mother's face. Marguerite Merington. From the picture "Une 
Fete Champetre" by Watteau. 1m., Iw., lc. Sc. Room divided by 
screen into two parts. MPZ 

His old sweethearts. Mrs. George T. Palmer. 1m., llw. Sc. Not 
given. Ladies' Home Journal 2G : 13, 82, Nov. 1909. 

His return. Percival Wilde. Comedy. 1m., 3w. Sc. Boudoir. WE 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 99 

His second girl. Mary MacMillan. 3m., 3w. Sc. Large Beautiful 

old fashioned sitting room. MM 

His sisters. Beulah King. Farce. 1m., Sw. Sc. Living room. FP 
"His soul." Eleanor M. Crane. Farce. 2m., 2w. Sc. Studio. FSD 
HJs widow's husband. Jacinto Benevente. Trans, from the Spanish 

by John Garrett Underbill. 4m., 3w. Sc. Reception room. BJP, SL 
His wife's place. Adapted from the story by C. B. Kelland. 2m., 2w. 

Sc. Living room. DAK 

Historical Hallowe'en, An. Laura Rountree Smith. 16c. Sc. Un- 
important. SFH 
History repeats itself. Dawson Milward. 1m., Iw. Sc. Drawing 

room in a house in London. FSD 
Hoka priests. The. Zenchiku Ujenobu. Noh play of Japan. 4m. Sc. 

Stage. WAA 

Holbein in Blackfriars. K. S. Goodman and T. W. Stevens. Histor- 
ical comedy. Cm., 2w. Sc. Holbein's studio. STG 
Holed out in one. Claude Radcliffe. Farce. 2m., 3w. Sc, Smoking 

room. FSD 
Holiday. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Verse. 1m., 3w. Sc. Room in a 

tenement. GID, GIF 
Holiday, The. Emile Mazaud. Trans, by Ralph Roeder. 4m., Iw. 

Sc. Garden of a modest villa near Paris. Theatre Arts Magazine 6 : 

33-61, Jan. 1922. 
Holly Tree Inn. Mrs. Oscar Beringer. Adapted from the story by 

Charles Dickens. 3m., 4w. Sc. Old fashioned parlor decorated for 

Christmas. FSD 

Holly wreath, The. Emilie Blackmore Stapp and Eleanor Cameron. 
A December play. 8b., 8g., 5 chorus groups. Sc. A forest. SCII 

Holy scenes of Christmas, The. Alice Crary. A cantata. 3b., Iw., 
chorus. Sc. Any church. Ladies' Home Journal 20 : 32, Nov. 1903. 

Home. Maurice Maeterlinck. Trans, from the French. 3m., 2w., chorus. 
Sc. An old garden planted with willows. MAF, MAG 

Home and Mother. Alice W. Chapin. 6g. Sc. Living room. CHC 

Home coming, The. Ralph Cheever Dunning, 1m., Iw. Sc. Room 
in house half-demolished by shell-fire. Poetry 7 : 179-181, Jan. 1916. 

Home from college. Marion Short and Pauline Phelps. College play. 
4m. Sc. Sitting room. FSD 

Home guard, The. Jennie S. Smith. Comedy. Sw. Sc. Interior. 
PPP 

Home of the free, The. Elmer L. Reizenstein. 2m., 2w. Sc. Living 
room in the home of the Burkes. MP 

Home run, A. Anthony J. Schindler. lOb. Sc. Open landscape. SCP 

Homer and David. Katharine E. Dopp. Adapted from an essay by 
Edward E. Hale. Historical play. DO 

Homesteaders' Christmas, The. Eleanore Hubbard. Homestead dis- 
tribution. 4b., Ig. Sc. Pioneer's homestead in Wisconsin. HUG 

Honest Abe, an interlude for Lincoln's birthday. Madalene D. 
Barnum. 5in., Iw., Ic. Sc. Cross-roads store. BS 

Honest critic, An. Augusta Stevenson. 7b., many choruses. Sc. Pal- 
ace. SC4 

Honest Peggy. Alice C. Thompson. Farce. 8g. Sc. Interior. DEP 
Honest woodcutter, The. Mabel R. Goodlander. 2c., 2 chorus groups 
b. and g. Sc. In the woods with a stream at one side. GF 



100 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

* Honest woodman, The. Augusta Stevenson. 2b., Ig. Sc. A river 

bank. SCI 

t Honesty's the best policy. Edith Brown-Evarts. 3b., 2g. Sc. Inte- 
rior. BEY 

Honeymoon, A. Author not given. 1m., Iw. Sc. Not given. Smart 
Set 14 : 146, Oct. 1904. 

t Honeymoon, The. Mrs. C. F. Fernald and Olivia L. Wilson. 3b., 5g. 

Sc. Cosily furnished room. BAB 

Honi Soit, a satire on circumstantial evidence. Maverick Terrell, 
3m., Iw. Sc. Parts of three rooms. Smart Set 54:71-75, Jan. 
1918. 

Honor and the girl, a parlor love play. Grace S. Richmond. Drama- 
tized from the story by G. S. Richmond "Their Christmas eve." 1m., 
Iw. Sc. Cozy bachelor's sitting room. Ladies' Home Journal 20 : 12, 
Feb. 1903. 

Honor cross, The. M. E. Lee. 3m., 2w., and people of the village. Sc. 
Interior of neatly furnished cottage. Poet Lore 27 : 702-700, Winter 
191G. 

Honor of Danzo. Trans, from the Japanese by Leo Durin. 3m., Iw., 
chorus. Reception room of Golden Turtle Inn in Japan 17th century. 
DU 

f Honor of the class, The. Eleanor Maud Crane. 9g. Sc. Study in a 
select boarding school for young ladies. FSD 

* Honorable Miss, The. Katharine Lord. 3b., 8g. Sc. Interior of a 

Japanese house. LLS 
Honorable Togo. Harl Mclnroy. 3m.. Iw. Sc. Sitting room in well 

furnished flat in N. Y. Drama 11 : 410-413, Aug. Sept. 1921. 
Honors easy. Albert E. Drinkwater. English life in 18th century. 

1m., 2w. Sc. A mansion at a distance from the highway. FSD 
Honors even. Belford Forrest. 3m., Iw. Sc. Refectory which was for- 
merly a monastery. Smart Set 53 : 71-79, Dec. 1917. 
Hoops. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Averse. 2m., Oc. Sc. Big tent-stable 

of a traveling circus. GIB, GIP 
Hoosier school. William Giles and Josephine Giles. Farce. 4m., 6w. 

Sc. Country school. FP 
Hooverizing Internationalle. Rebecca P. Abrahamson. Great War 

food play. lOw. Sc. Apartment. FSD 
Horse thieves, The. Hermann Hagedorn. 4m., 2w. Sc. Kitchen of 

a ranch house. HAG 
Hotel Comfort. W. Hanson Boyce. Farce. 1m., Iw. Sc. Interior. 

APP 
Hour glass, The. William Butler Yeats. A morality play. 5m., Iw., 

2c. Sc. A large room. DIC, Y3, YH, YU, YPP (In prose), The 

Mask 5:327-346. 1913. (New version) 
Hour of earth, An. Theodosia Garrison. 1m., 3w. Sc. Library. 

Smart Set 9 : 153-157, March 1903. 
Hour of greatness, The. Morley Roberts. Mystery. 4m., Iw. Sc. 

Room in an old house in medieval Pisa. RF 
Hour of Prospero. C. E. Lawrence. Play about Shakespeare. 3m., 

3w. Sc. Shakespeare's garden at New Place. Nineteenth Century 

92:685-696, Oct. 1922. 

Hour of recognition, The.. Arthur Schnitzler. Trans, from the Ger- 
man by Pierre Loving. 2m., Iw., 2s. m. and w. Sc. Dining room 

in a home in Vienna. SCW, International 10 : 167-174, June 1916. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 101 

House, A. Ford Madox Hueffer. Verse. 4m., 2w., 12 characters. Chap- 
book 21:2-4, March 1921. Poetry 17:291-310, March 1921. 

House, The. George Middleton. 1m., Iw. Sc. Room in an apartment 
hotel suite. MIM 

House across the way. Katharine Kavanaugh. 1m., Iw., Sc. Inte- 
rior. DPP 

House fairy, The. Laurence Housman. 2w., Ic. Sc. A cottage inte- 
rior. HAB 

House of Aegnes, The. Edward G. Hill. Verse. Greek play. 4m., 
3w., chorus. Sc. A forest glen in Peloponnesia about GOO B. C. HHA 

House of brick, The. Augusta Stevenson. 4b. Sc. A turnip field. 
SCI 

House of candles, The. Wilfred Wilson Gibson. Verse. 3w. Sc. 
Cottage. GID, GIP 

House of cards, A. Percival Wilde. 1m., Iw. Sc. Exquisitely fur- 
nished room in a fashionable New York apartment house. WED 

House of life, The. Katherine Howard. Fantastic. Fanciful. 1m., 
Iw. Sc. Earth. HOT 

House of rest. The. Louis Noel. 1m., Iw. Sc. Interior of the Paris 
morgue. NO 

House of the heart, The. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. Morality. 12-. 
Sc. A heart shaped room. MHH 

House that Jack built, The. Someple, pseud of Gladys Lloyd, lie. 
Sc. In front of a little house. MAP 

How a prince was saved. Augusta Stevenson. 6b., chorus characters. 
Sc. Out doors in Arabia. SCI 

How a woman keeps a secret. Frank Dumont. Comedy. lOw. Sc. 
Interior. PPP 

How Bienville saved Mobile. Marie Bankhead Owen. Alabama Cen- 
tennial play historical, lib., 5g. Sc. Living room of a French sol 
dier's widow. AO 

How Billy helped things along. Dramatic Art Class of the Steele 
High School, Dayton, Ohio. 2m., 3w., Ic. Sc. Room in a cheap 
apartment house. Quarterly Journal of Speech Education 4 : 437-447, 
Oct. 1918. 

How Christmas was saved. Catharine Markham. IGc. Sc. Inte- 
rior. SAB 

How he lied to her husband. George B. Shaw. 1m., Iw. Sc. Draw- 
ing room of an apartment. SHC 

How Nellie made good. Marie Doran. 9w. Sc. Interior. FSD 

How Robin Hood once was a wait. Rowland Gibson Hazard. A mir- 
acle play or Christmas masque. 7b., lg., chorus. Sc. Winter in a 
forest. HAH 
How sleep the brave. Madalene D. Barnum. Interlude for Memorial 

Day. 8c. Sc. Entrance to a cemetery. BS 

How the Christmas song was found. Lilian Pearson. 14 or more c. 
Sc. Woodland. EP 

How the Indians planted powder. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. 
Ryan. Colonial days in Massachusetts. 4b*., lg. Sc. Field at an 
end of an Indian village. TRH 

How the ladies earned their dollar; or, Mrs. Toploft's scheme. 
Orissa W. Gleason. Burlesque of Ladies Benevolent Society. 13w. 
Sc. Interior. B 



102 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

How the shrew was tamed. M. A. Rask. Farce. 4m., 3w. Sc. In- 
terior. FSD 
Hour the story grew. O. W. Gleason. Suitable for women's clubs. 

8\v. Sc. Interior. B 
How the vote was won. Cicely Hamilton and Christopher St. John. 

Comedy. Suffragette play. 2m., 8w. Sc. Interior. DPP 
How they kept her. Vernon Woodhouse. Play of the servant problem. 

2m., 4w. Sc. Drawing room. FSD 
How to reduce. Ida G. Norton. Comedy. Any number of women. Sc. 

Interior. NA 
Hulks, The. James Farrington. 4m.. Iw. Sc. Poverty stricken living 

room in Paris in 1800. Smart Set 33 : 123-132, Jan. 1911. 
Human nature. Floyd Dell. Morality play. 3m., Iw. Sc. Boundless 

blue space. DK 

* Humane citizens. F. Ursula Payuo. Kindness to animals play. 2b., 

4g., chorus. Sc. A balcony. PPC 
Humble pie. W. D. Emerson. Comedy. 3m., Iw. Sc. Interior of 

hut in the backwoods. DPP 
Humpty Dumpty. Bertram Bloch. Fantasy. 7m. and any no. of 

Mother Goose folk. Sc. Artist's studio. Poet Lore 32 : 76-97, Spring 

1921. 

* Humpty Dumpty. Mrs. Herbert Richmond. 4b.. 2g., chorus. Sc. One 

side of a village street. BR 

* Hundred, The. Elsie Hobart Carter. 6g. Sc. Dressing room. CCC 
f Hundredth trick, The. Beulah Marie Dix. 4m. Sc. Dim, wainscoted 

parlor in a great manor house. DA 

Hunger. Eugene Pillot. Fantasy. 4m., Iw. Sc. A great gray tower. 
MA, Stratford Journal 2 : 19-28, June 1918. 

Hunter, The. John T. Frederick. 2m., Iw., attendants. Sc. Great 
room in an old palace. Stratford Journal 1 : 38-^41, Sept. 1917. 

Hunting for Hapgood. Frank H. Shepard. Farce. 4m., 2w. Sc. 
Hallway of a hotel. B 

Husband in clover, A. H. C. Merivale. Matrimonial comedy. 1m., 
Iw. Sc. Breakfast room. PH 

Husband's advice. Tom Masson. 2m., Iw. Sc. Not given. Smart 
Set 6 : 160, Feb. 1902. 

Husking bee, The. Evangeline Campbell. 4m.. 3w., Ig. Sc. A coun- 
try barn. CAN 

t Hyacinth Halvey. Lady Gregory. 4m., 2w. Sc. Outside of a post 
office in a little town. GS, LC, Samhain 1906, pp. 15-35. 

Hyacinths. Tacie May Hanna. 3w. Sc. Living room in home of mod- 
erate comforts. Drama 12 : 338-341, Sept. 1922. 

Hymen a la mode. Mary L. Pendered. 1m., Iw. Sc. Not give'.i. 

Smart Set 32 : 127-130, Sept. 1910. 
t Hypnotism. Newell Bent. 3m., 8w. Sc. Interior. Farce. B, BAT 



* I have a little nut tree. Someple, pseud. About 60b. and g. Sc. Gar- 
ret. SO 

Ibsen revisited. Floyd Dell. 1m., Iw. Sc. Middle-class interior. 
DK 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 103 

Iceman, The. Laurence Ditto Young. Farce. 2m., 2\v. Sc. Interior. 

PPP 

Ici on parle francais. Thomas J. Williams. Farce. 3ni., 4w. Inte- 
rior. FSD 
Idowanna. Dorothy Waldo. Play for children. 2w., 5c. Sc. Nursery. 

B 
Idyll. Hugo von Hofmanusthal. Trans, from the German by Charles 

Wharton Stork. 2m., Iw. Verse. Sc. Open village smithy. Drama 

7 : 1G9-175, May 1917. 
"If don't believe is changed into believe." Lindsey Barbee. 21b., 

15g. Sc. A woodland. BLP 
If I -were Bob. M. A. Emerson. Scout play. 5b. Sc. Camp fire. 

FET 
If morning glory wins. Helen Bagg. Comedy. Racing play. 2m., 

2\v. Sc. Interior. PPP 
If Shakespeare lived today. Lord Dunsany. 5m. Sc. Boom in the 

Olympus Club. DFO, Atlantic Monthly 126:496-508, Oct. 1920. 
Ikeniye. (The pool sacrifice) Seaini. Noh play of Japan. 4m., 2w. 

Sc. Japanese Inn. WAA 
Iknta. Zembo Motoyasu. Noh play of ancient Japan. 2m., Iw., 1 child 

chorus. Sc. Stage. WAA 
lie. Eugene O'Neill. 5m., Iw. Sc. Cabin on board the steam whaling 

ship. LE, OMC, SL, Smart Set 55 : 89-100, May 1918. 
I'll try, a grammar play. Elinor Murphy. 1m., 5w., 12 characters. 

Sc. Library of a home. St. Nicholas 48:256-260, Jan. 1921. 
Illuminatti in drama libre, The. Alice Gerstenberg. 1m., Iw. Sc. 

Before the curtain of a stage. GT 
I'm going! Tristan Bernard. Trans, from the French by Barrett H. 

Clark. Comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. Room in an apartment. FSD 
Imaginary aunt, An. William Muskerry. Comedy. 4w. Sc. Sitting 

room. FSD 
Imaginary Tommy. Elizabeth F. Guptill. lb., Ig. Sc. Sitting room. 

GUT 
Immortal, The. Carl Glick and Bernard Sobel. 1m., 3w. Sc. Interior 

of a castle. Poet Lore 32:441-453, Autumn 1921. 
Immortal Gulick, The. Otto S. Mayer. 2m., lb., Iw. Sc. Golf links. 

Moods 2 : 66-78, Oct.-Nov. 1909. 

I'm sorry it's ont! Gertrude E. Jennings. Comedy. Humor in a li- 
brary. 7w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Immortal lure, The. Gale Young Rice. Verse. 2m., 2w. Sc. Before 

a hermitage in Ancient India. RI 
Impertinence of the creature, The. Cosmo Gordon-Lennox. 1m., 

Iw. Sc. A boudoir leading from a London ball-room. CBI, FSD 
Importance of being a roughneck, The. Robert Garland. Burlesque. 

3m., Iw. Sc. Studio. REM, VI 

Importance of being early. Winthrop Parkhurst. 2m., 2w. Sc. Liv- 
ing room. Smart Set 50 : 229-240, Nov. 1916. 

Imposition. Max Miller. 3m., Iw., Ic. Sc. Room with faded wall pa- 
per. UW 
Impromptu. Dana Burnet. 4m., 2w., others. Sc. Before the King's 

palace. Bookman 57 : 267-73, May 1923. 
Improving a husband. Helen M. Givens. 1m., Iw. Sc. Comfortable 

living room. Ladies' Home Journal 24 : 10, 67, March 1907. 



104 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

In a doctor's office. Jeanette Joyce. 3m., 7w. Sc. Waiting room of a 

famous specialist. MAP 
In a park. Arthur William Murclock. 4m., 2w., 3g., lb., others. Sc. 

Small park beside a river. Harvard Monthly 45 : 39-45, Oct. 1907. 
In a tenement. Hester Donaldson Jenkins. Tenement play. 3m., 4w. 

Sc. Kitchen. JE 

* In a toy shop. Effa E. Preston. Christmas play for primary grades. 

18 or more c. Sc. In a toy shop. PAP 

* In a Valentine box. Margaret G. Parsons, lb., 3g., chorus. Sc. 

Stage to represent the inside of a Valentine box. PR 

* In Arcacly. Netta Syrett. 2b., 2g., chorus. Sc. A drawing room. 

SSF 

In Aunt Chloe's cabin. Evelyn Greenleaf Sutherland. Negro comedy. 
13w., 4c. Sc. Interior of a negro cabin. SUO 

* In bad company. Augusta Stevenson. 5b., 2g., chorus. Sc. A corn 

field. SCI 

* "In bells and motley," or The May Queen. Rita Strauss.. 4b., 3g., 

chorus. Sc. Village Green. BHP 

* In Betsy Ross's time. Sara E. Kirk. U. S. Revolutionary war play. 

8c. Sc. Colonial room. ED 
In Dixie land. Seymour S. Tibbals. Burlesque, llm., chorus. Sc. 

Lawn on a plantation. EP 
In far Bohemia. Evelyn G. Sutherland. 1m., 2w. Sc. Bare room in 

a city lodging house. SUP 
In front of Potter's. Frank G. Tompkins. 3m. Dual personality. Sc. 

Before the dimly lighted window of Potter's restaurant. STV 
In garrison. C. E. Freybe. 5m. Sc. Workroom in the fortress. Poet 

Lore 20 : 499-511, Vacation 1915. 
In heaven. Mary MacMillan. Great War play. Farce. 4m. Sc. In 

Heaven. MTT 
In his house. George Middleton. 1m., 2w. Sc. Room in an apartment 

hotel. ME, Smart Set 29 : 124-132, Sept. 1909. 

In honor bound. Sidney Grundy. 2m., 2w. Sc. Simple interior. B 
In hospital. Thomas H. Dickinson. 3m.. 2w. Sc. A large room next 

to the operating room of a hospital. WIP 

* In moonbeams. Mary E. True, lb., 4g., chorus. Sc. Room in a 

Foundling's home. TRU 
In my day. Ruth O'Hanlon. 3m., 3w. Sc. Library in a home in a 

small city. SCT 
In 1999. William C. DeMille. Play of the future. Satire on woman 

suffrage. 2m., Iw. Sc. Handsomely furnished apartment. FSD 
In office hours, Evelyn Greenleaf Sutherland. Comedy. Gm., 3w. Sc. 

Doctor's office. SUO 
In other people's shoes. Harold Sander. Comedy of boarding school 

life. 8w. Sc. Sitting room of a boarding school. FP 
In the Ballingers' box. Harold Susman. 2m,. 2w. Sc. Box at the 

opera. Smart Set 30 : 65-66, April 1910. 
In the dark. Lillian Bennet-Thompson and George Hubbard. 2m., Iw., 

Ic. Sc. Interior. FSD 
In the dark. Theodore Dreiser. 14m., Iw., many chorus characters. 

Kerry Patch adjoining the car yards. DP, Smart Set 45 : 419425, 

Jan. 1915. 
In the dark. Perez Hirschbein. 3m., 2w. Sc. Rooms in a deep cellar. 

PTS 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 105 

In the darkness. Dan Totheroh. 2m., 2w. Sc. Lean-to of a cabin. 

LO 
In the dusk of day. Maurice Relonde. 2m., 2w. Sc. Farmhouse 

kitchen. International 12 : 136-138, May 1918. 
In the east. Clara J. Denton. Christmas play. 6b., 2g. Sc. Interior. 

SI 
In the good greenwood. Margery Benton Cooke. A Robin Hood play. 

16m. Sc. Forest. DPP 
In the harem. David Pinski, tr. from the Yiddish by Isaac Goldberg. 

3m., 9vv., 2 chorus groups. Sc. Great hall of the harem in a palace 

in ancient Palestine. PTK 
In the house of the poet. Isaac Rieman Baxley. Play of the time of 

Nero. Historical characters. 4m., 2w. Sc. House in ancient Pom- 
peii. BAX 
In the library. W. W. Jacobs and H. C. Sargent. 5m. Sc. Interior. 

FSD 
In the light of the manger. William O. Bates. Prophetic fantasy. 

1m.. 2w., Ic. Sc. Interior of a humble Bethlehem home in the days 

of King Herod. SB, Drama 11 : 102-103, Dec. 1920. 
In the market place. Rea Woodman. lb., 2g. Sc. Living room. 

WO 
In the marshes. Felix Gould. Dramatic suspense and mood. Iw. Sc. 

Interior of a cottage with the storm of the marshes outside. GO 
In the morgue. Sada Cowan. 3m., 1 voice. Sc. In a morgue. SL, 

Forum 55 : 390-107, Apr. 1916. 
In the net. Percival Wilde. Comedy. 4m. Sc. Large simple room in 

a building occupied by a large manufacturing concern. WE 
In the ravine. Percival Wilde. Great War play. 2m. Sc. A snowy 

ravine in the Italian Alps. WU 
In the shadow of the glen. J. M. Synge. 3m.. Iw. Sc. Cottage 

kitchen. Bibelot 19 : 269-295, August 1913. Samhain 1904. pp. 34-44. 
In "The Spirit of '76." Jules Ferrar. Great War play. 3m. Sc. 

Library of a home in New York. FSD 

"In the spring a young man's fancy." Comedy. No author given. 
1m., 7w. Sc. Sitting room in a Paris hotel. DPP 

In the trenches "Over there." Ragna B. Eskil. Great War play. 

10m.. 5w. Sc. A dugout. DPP 
In the zone. Eugene O'Neill. Dramatic episode. 8m. Sc. Seaman's 

forecastle of a British tramp steamer. MA, OMC 

In time of war. Mary Elwes. 3w., Ig. Sc. Drawing room. ETE 
In Toscana tavern. Wilbur S. Tupper. Tragedy. 3m.. Iw. Sc. 

Room used as office and dining room in the foreign quarter of New 

York. TU 
In union there is strength. Alice Sumner Varney. 9b. Sc. Near a 

pleasant tree. VA 
In witchcraft days. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 17c. Sc. An open 

glade. MPY 

In wrong. Katharine Kavanaugh. Comedy. 2m., Iw. Sc. Fire es- 
cape. DEP 
Inasmuch, a Christmas entertainment. Janet Prentiss. Any number of 

children. Sc. Large room hung with national colors. Everyland 5 : 

29-35, Dec. 1913. 
Inasmuch as ye have done it unto the least. Margaret Jeffery 1 1 

bart. Missionary play. 2m., 2w. Sc. Buddhist temple. DOF 



106 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Inca of Perusalem, The. George Bernard Shaw. 3m., 2w.. Is. So. 

Hotel sitting room. SH 
Incident, An. Leonid Andreyev. Trans, from the Russian. 3m. Sc. 

An unfurnished factory. MR, Poet Lore 27 : 171-170, Spring 191G. 
Incog. Miss E. H. Keating. Farce. Proverb play "Fine feathers make 

fine birds." 7m. Sc. Large room in a village in France during the 

reign of Louis XV KE 

Incoiupatibles, The. Horace Holley. 1m., lw. Sc. Corner table in 
a Broadway restaurant. HOR 

* Independence Day. Eleanore Hubbard. IT. S. Revolutionary War 

play. 7b., 3g., chorus. Sc. Outside the old State house in Philadel- 
phia. HUD 

f Independent Flynn. Alice W. Chapin. 5g. Sc. An employment of- 
fice. CHC 

* Indian gifts. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. Ryan. 2b., 2g. Sc. In- 

terior of John Alden's house. TRH 

* Indian story, An. Blanche Shoemaker Wagstaff. U. S. Colonial play. 

fib., 2g. Sc. Pioneer kitchen. WCP 

Indian summer. Pierre Loving. 2m., lw. Sc. Private supper room 
in a hotel. LO 

Indian summer. Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halvey. Adapted from the 
French by Barrett H. Clark. 2m., 2w. Sc. A small parlor. FSD 

Indifference of Jerry, The. Beulah King. 2m., 4w. Sc. Living 
room. EP 

Infernal masculine. The. Alfred Brand. Comedy. 1m., 3w. Sc. 
Dressing room in a charming apartment. BRI 

Ingenuous grandmother. Mary Vaux Whitford. 2m., 3w. Sc. A 
well furnished room looking out upon a terrace and garden. SCT 

Ingiald Evilheart. Frank Betts. Old Norse play. 7m., lw. Sc. 
Hall of a Norse castle. BES 

Ingrate, The. No author given. 4m., 2w. Sc. Room in one of the 
older buildings in Harvard Yard. Harvard Monthly 3G : 17-40, March 
1903. 

Innocence rewarded. No author given. 8m., 3w. Adapted from the 
Vicar of Wakefield by Goldsmith. Sc. Room in prison. GU 

Innocent and Annabel. Harold Chapin. 1m., 3w. Sc. Living 
room. CT 

Innocent villain, An. Grace Luce Irwin. Farce. 1m., 5w. Sc. Din- 
ing room of an old family residence. ID 

Inspiration of the play, some confessions of a woman playwright. 
By the Interviewer and Clare Kummer. 2m., 2w., a dog. Sc. Room 
in apartment in N. Y. overlooking Central Park. Forum Gl : 307-31G, 
March 1919. 

Intangible, The. Egmont W. Ruschke. 2m., 2w. Sc. Comfortably 
furnished room. RUE 

Interior. Maurice Maeterlinck. Trans, from the French by William Ar- 
cher. Verse. Gloomy atmosphere. 4m., 5w., lc., chorus. Sc. An 
old garden. MAE 

Interloper. No author given. 2m., 2w. Sc. Handsomely furnished li- 
brary. Harvard Monthly 30 : 82-86, April 1900. 

Interlude. Federica More. Trans, from the Spanish by Audrey Alden. 
1m., lw. Sc. A salon. SL 

Interlude in the life of St. Francis, An. Alice Raphael. 2m., lw. 
Sc. Courtyard of an Inn in Assissi. Drama 11 : 37-40, Nov. 1920. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 107 

Interrupted proposal, An. Arlo Bates. 3m., 4w. Sc. Interior. B, 
Ladies' Home Journal 23 : 10, Feb. 1900. 

Interviewed. Roi Cooper Megrue. 2m., Ivv. Sc. Library of a New 
York house. Smart Set 32 : 121-130, Nov. 1910. 

Intimate acquaintance, An. Grace Luce Irwin. Farce. 5w. Sc. 
Hotel sitting room. ID 

Intruder, The. Maurice Maeterlinck. 3m., 3w., Is. Sc. Dimly lighted 
room in an old country house. Cl, MAE, MAH, MAI, SL 

Intruder, The. Ethelyn Reed. 2m., 2w. Sc. Bedroom of a country 
home. Smart Set 3G : 133-138, March 1912. 

Invention of the rat trap, The. Samuel Miibank Cauldwell. A ro- 
mantic historical play. 5b., Ig. Sc. Room in the palace of the Chi- 
nese emperor. CO 

Inventor, The. Harriet Holmes Haslett. 1m., 2w. Sc. A cheap lodg- 
ing house bedroom. HAE 

Inventor and the king's daughter, The. David Pinski. llm., 2w., 
Is., chorus characters. Sc. A large hall of a palace. PT 

Invitation to the ball, An. Harry L. Newton. Comedy. 1m., Iw. 
Sc. Handsome parlor. WIIP 

losagan. Padriac H. Pearse. Verse. Irish religious play. 6b. Sc. 
Sea strand beside a village. PRZ 

Iphigenia in Tauris, an English version from Euripides. Witter Byn- 
ner. 5m., 3w. Sc. On the seashore before a great temple. BB 

Irene obliges. Florence M. Millward. Farcical comedy. 1m., 2w. Sc. 
Sitting room in a London flat. MIF 

Irish invasion, An. Alice C. Thompson. Comedy. Sw. Sc. Parlor. 
B 

Irish stew, An. Jeff Branen. Farce. Gm., 4w. Sc. Interior. DEP 

Irish washerwoman. The. Mrs. C. F. Fernald and Olivia L. Wilson. 
lb., Ig. Sc. Kitchen. BAB 

Iron Ann, The. Arthur Grahame and Adelaide St. Claire. Farce. 2m., 
2\v. Sc. Sitting room of a flat. FSD 

Iron hand, The. Hall Caine. Great War play. 9m. Sc. French cha- 
teau. CAI 

Is Santa Clans a fraud? Carolyn Wells. 17b., 9g. chorus group. 
Sc. Court. WJ, Ladies' Home Journal 27:9-10, 71, Dec. 1909. 

Is the editor in? T. S. Denison. Farce. 5m., 2w. Sc. Office of coun- 
try newspaper. DEP 

Is your name Smith? Edith K. Dunton. Comedy. 5m., 3w. Sc. 
Apartment sitting room. PPP 

"Isabel." Clara J. Denton. Farce. 2m., 2w. Sc. Handsome interior. 
DAI 

Island sea-dreams, The. Eustace Hargrave. Gb. Sc. Boy's bedroom. 
FSD 

Isle of Chestnuts, miracle play. Wallace Irwin. 4m., 2w., several m. 
and w. Sc. Densely wooded desert isle. Collier's 42 : 23-4, Mar. 20, 
1909. 

Isosceles. Walter Ben Hare. Burlesque on play plots. 2m., Iw. Sc. 
Elaborate living room. B 

Isotta's trump. Martha Tritch. Comedy. 1m., 5w. Sc. Private sit- 
ting room of an Italian pension. SCT 

It, the usual play with the usual ending. Richard Florance. 2ra., 
Iw. Sc. A study. Smart Set 47:85-90, Dec. 1915. 



108 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

It ain't my fault. Katharine Kavanaugh. Boarding school comedy. 

3m., 3w. Sc. A school for young ladies. FP 
It behooves us. Doris F. Halman. Comedy of conservation. Great 

War play. 2m., 2w. Sc. Dining room. FSD 
f It isn't done. Carl Click. Comedy. 3m. Sc. Any outdoor scene. 

STV 

It might happen again. Joseph Bernard Rethy. 5m., 4w. Sc. In- 
side of vault in cemetery near N. Y. International 10 : 203-207, July 

1916. 
It never happens, a comedy of the somewhat improbable. Winthrop 

Parkhurst. 2m., Iw. Sc. Front parlor. Smart Set 50 : 77-87, Dec. 

1918. 

It passes by. Harriet Monroe. Verse. 3m., 5w. Sc. Drawing room. 
MOP 

It was the Dutch. William Giles and Josephine Giles. 3m., 2\v. Sc. 

Hotel office. RE 
It's great to be crazy. J. J. Stein. Farce. 2m., Iw. Sc. Parlor of 

inn. PPP 
It's spring. Claudia Lucas Harris. Fantasy. 1m., 2\v., 17 characters. 

Sc. Little town in distance. Drama 11 : 245-250, Apr. 1921. 
It's the poor that 'elps the poor. Harold Chapin. 7m., Gw. Sc. A 

living sleeping room. CT 
Ivory tower, The. Elizabeth Macintire and Colin Clements. 3m., Iw. 

Sc. Desert spot with slender white tower in center. Poet Lore 30 : 

127-137, Spring 1919. 



Jack and his queen, A. Harry L. Newton. Comedy. 2m., Iw. Sc. 
Bachelor den. WHP 

Jack and Jill and a friend. Cicely Hamilton. Comedy. 2m., Iw. 
Sc. Interior. FSD 

Jack and Jill: founded on portions of the story by Louisa M. Alcott. 
S. Decatur Smith Jr. 7m., 8w. Sc. Boy's den. Ladies' Home Jour- 
nal 24 : 14-73, Dec. 1900. 

Jack and John. William Birdsley Benton. Verse. Comedy. 2m., 2w. 
Sc. A beautiful farm. BEP 

Jack for every Jill, A. Will D. Felter. Comedy. 4m., 4w. Sc. Par- 
lor. FP 

Jack Frost's surprise. Laura Rountree Smith. Hallowe'en play. 
14b., Ig. Sc. Unimportant. SFH 

Jack-I-the-Green. Margaret G. Parsons. May day play. 5b., 4g., 
chorus groups. Sc. Green in the outskirts of a city. PR 

Jackdaw, The. Lady Gregory. 4m., 2w. Sc. Interior of a small gen- 
eral shop at Cloon. GS 

Jack's brother's sister. Pauline Phelps and Marion Short. 1m., Iw. 
Sc. Sitting room in college. B 

Jack's house. Alfred Kreymborg. A cubic play. 1m., Iw. Sc. Small 
room. KMP, KMR 

Jack's predicament. Giselle d'Unger. Comedy. 1m., 3w. Sc. Bach- 
elor's den. DPP 

Jack's visitors; or, the schoolboy's dream. Lillian Stair Schreiner. 
Patriotic and historical. 8b., 7g. Sc. Any interior. APP 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 109 

Jael. Florence Kiper Frank. Poetic. 1m., 2w. Sc. Interior of tent. 
FSJ 

Jake and his pa. William Giles and Josephine Giles. Comedy. 5m., 
4w. Sc. Interior of farm-house. APP 

James and John. Gilbert Cannan. 3m., Iw. Sc. Parlor of a little 
house. CAP, CBI 

January styles. Rea Woodman. 4g. Sc. Sitting-room. WO 

Japanese romance, A. Fred H. James. Russo-Japanese war. 1m., 
Iw. Sc. Japanese garden. Stagelore Feb. 1912. p. 141. 

Jason and Medea. Maurice Baring. Farce. 1m., 2w. Sc. Room in 
the house of Jason. BA 

Jasper's troubles. Theodore A. Doucet. Farce. 3m., Iw. Sc. Inte- 
rior. APP 

Jean. Donald Colquhoun. Repertory plays no. 7. 2m. Sc. Interior of 
Scotch cottage. REP 

Jean-Marie. Andre Theuriet. Translated from the French by Barrett 
H. Clark. 2m., Iw. Sc. Interior of a Breton farm-house. The 
World's best plays by celebrated European authors. FSD 

Jeanette. Frederick C. Patterson. 2m., Iw. Sc. Interior of cabin of 
French trapper. Smart Set 31 : 129-134, Aug. 1910. 

Jeanne D'Arc at Vaucouleurs: A romantic drama for the stage. Will 
Hutchins. 5m., 3w. Sc. Interior of cottage in France 1429. Poet 
Lore 21 : 97-148, March-April 1910. 

Jennie knows. Bernard Sobel. 3m., Gw. Sc. Simple, attractive draw- 
ing room. ST 

Jephthah's daughter: A biblical drama: Elma Ehrlich Levinger. 
Prize play of Drama League of America. 5m., Gw. Sc. Interior. 
02, FSD 

Jerry and a sunbeam. Cosmo Hamilton. 1m., Iw. Sc. Interior. 
FSD 

Jerry's job. Raymond M. Robinson. Boy Scout play. 5b. Sc. Busi- 
ness office. LB, PPP 

Jest, The. Paul Eldridge. 4m., 2w. Sc. Living room in summer home. 
Stratford Journal 3 : 22-35, July 1918. 

Jester, The, what might have happened between the second and 
third acts of "The Jesters." Robert Rogers. 4m., Iw. Sc. Ru- 
ined garden of old chateau. Harvard Monthly 46 : 171-188, July 1908. 

Jet. Esther Shepherd. 1m., Gw. Sc. Fashionable apartment. UW 

Jewel merchants, The. James Branch Cabell. Comedy. 2m., Iw. Sc. 
Walled garden in Florence, Italy in 15th century. CJ, Smart Set 65 : 
67-81, July 1921. 

Jewels of Cornelia, The; a health play, James A. Tobey. 9w., 3m., 
lg., Ib. Sc. Modern boudoir. Journal of the Outdoor Life 19 : 42-45, 
Feb. 1922. 

Jezebel. Dorothy Stockbridge. Historical. 2m., 2w., 2s. Sc. Room in 
the royal palace in Jezreel overhanging the wall of the city. SCO 

Jezebel. Robert Gilbert Welsh. 6m., 3w., others. Sc. Courtyard of Jez- 
ebel's palace. Forum 53 : 647-660, May 1915. 

Jimmy. A. Patrick Jr. 2m. Sc. Interior. FSD 

Jimmy's ghosts. Cecil J. Richmond. Hallowe'en play. 7 or more c., 
chorus. Sc. Bedroom of a little boy. EP 

Jim's beast. George Middleton. 5m., 4w. Sc. A corner in the Hall 
of Paleontology of a Public Museum. MIM 



110 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

John Arbery's dream. Catherine Bellairs Ga^koin. Dream play. 5m., 
6w. Sc. Orchard. GAL, 

John Bargrave, Gentleman. John E. Grinnell. 4m., 2\v. Sc. Inte- 
rior of richly furnished house in Colonial Virginia. DAL 

John Clayton, actor. Rida Johnson Young. 2m., Iw. Sc. Typical 
bachelor's den. WHP 

Johnson's busy day. George Elberou. Comedy. 5m. Sc. Interior. 
DPP 

Joint owners in Spain. Alice Brown. 4w. Sc. A large comfortable 
bedroom in an Old Ladies Home. BO, BRQ 

* Joke, The. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 4b. Sc. Schoolyard. MBP 

* Jolliest Christmas ever, The. Elizabeth F. Guptill. lb., lg., chorus 

groups. Sc. Interior. GUB 

| Jones family, The. Edith Brown-Evarts. 3b., Ig. Sc. Plain room. 
BEY 

Jones versus Jones. Florence Lewis Spare. 1m., 3\v. Sc. Library 
in home. FSD 

Jonesville board of Assessors, The. H. M. Doty. Rural Comedy. 
6m., 2w. Se. Assessor's room in town hall. DOT 

Journey, The. Olive Tilford Dargan. 3m., 2w. Sc. Room in a Chi- 
nese farm house. DPF 

Journeys end in lovers' meeting, a fifteen minute parlor play. Paula 
Mendel and Arthur Guiterman. 1m., 2w. Sc. Parlor of Old Post Inn 
at Tarrytown on the Hudson. Ladies' Home Journal 19 : 9, Feb. 1902. 

* Joy of giving, The. Marie Irish. Christmas play. 3b., lg. Sc. Liv- 

ing room. 1C 
Jubilee, The. Anton Chekov. Trans, from the Russian by Olive Frances 

Murphy. 4m., 2w. Sc. Office of President of a bank. BFR, Poet 

Lore 31 : 616-G28, Winter. 1920. 
Jubilee (Feest). Herman Heijermans. 7m., 2w. Sc. Prison Director's 

office. Drama 13 : 325-331, July 1923. 
Judge Offerheimer's first case. James F. Parsons. Farce, llm., 2w. 

Sc. Court room. APP 
Judge's secret. Adolph E. Reim. Melodrama. 1m., 2w. Sc. Interior. 

RE 
Judgment of Indra, The. Dhan Gopal Mukerji. Indian play. 4m. 

Sc. Outer court of a monastery. SL, STV 

* Judgment of Solomon. Rita Benton. Bible play. Gb., 2g., 1 baby, 

chorus. Sc. Hall of justice. BSD 

* Judith and Ariel. Hester Donaldson Jenkins. Fresh air play. 15c. 

Sc. Disorderly looking room. JE 

Julie. August Strindberg. Trans, by Arthur Swan. Tragedy. 3w. Sc. 
Large kitchen in manor house in Sweden. Poet Lore 22 : 161-194, 
Summer 1911. 

* June magic. Katharine Lord. 2b., 5g., chorus of g. Sc. A garden. 

LLP 

* Juniper baby, The. Clara J. Denton. 3g. Sc. Sitting room. MBP 
Junk: or, One of those Sunday mornings. Henry Clapp Smith. Comedy. 

about a group of amateur actors. 5m., 3w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Juno's bird. Alice Cook Fuller. 3b., 2g. Sc. Throne room. FU 

* Jurisprudence. Seurnas O'Brien. Comedy. 9m., Iw. Sc. Room in 

court house at Ballybraggan. OD 



AN INDEX TO ONE T ACT PLAYS 111 

Just a little mistake: Comedy. Elizabeth Gale. 1m., 5w. Sc. In- 
terior. B 

Just advertise. Mrs. George Cobb. Comedy in short episodes. 1m., 
2w. Sc. Living room of small apartment. B 

Just as well. J. Hartley Manners. 1m., 2w., Is. Sc. Morning room 
of town-house in Mayfair. MH 

Just before dawn. Granville Forbes Sturgis. Revolutionary war 
play. 4m., 2w. Sc. Living room of the inn. STR 

Just like a story. Dorothy Cleather. 5\v., chorus- characters. Sc. A 
cottage room. CH 

Just like a woman. William Giles and Josephine Giles. Farce. 1m., 
Iw. Sc. Interior. APP 

Just like a woman. Lewis Carabel Munger. Comedy. 3m., 3w. Sc. 
Sitting room in a farm house. DEP 

Just neighborly. Alexander Dean. 2m., 2w. Sc. Kitchen sitting 
room of a small home in New England. Drama 12 : 10-12, 56-62. 
Oct.-Nov. 1921. 

Just plain Dot. Edith Paintor. Commencement play. 5b., 9g. Sc. 
Living room. EP 

Just plain Jones. Harry M. Doty. Rural comedy. 4m., 4w. Sc. Sit- 
ting room. DOT 

Just two men. Eugene Pillot. 2m. Sc. Bow of a coastwise freighter. 

STY 

Just women. Colin C. Clements. 7w. Sc. Living room. FSD 
Justice Whiskers' trial. Mrs. Isabel Anderson. 3b., 3g., chorus groups. 

Sc. Vegetable garden in autumn. AE 



K 

Kagekiyo. Seami. Noh play of Japan. 2m., 2w. Sc. Stage. WAA 

Kagekiyo. Errest Fenollosa and Ezra Pound. Noh play of Japan. 2m., 
2w., chorus. Sc. Japanese exterior. FEN 

Kakitsubata. Ernest Fenollosa and Ezra Pound. Noh play of Japan. 
1m., Iw., chorus. Sc. Japanese exterior. FEN 

Kakitsuhata. Motokiyo. From the notes of Ernest Fenollosa and fin- 
ished by Ezra Pound. Inr.. Iw., chorus. Sc. Out of doors in Japan. 
Drama 6:428-435, Aug. 1916. 

Kanawa; a crown of iron spikes. Motokiyo. Trans, from the Japa- 
nese by T. Ochiai. Japanese classical drama. 3m., Iw. Sc. Not 
given. Poet Lore 23 : 222-224, Summer 1912. 

Kantan. No author given. Noh play of Japan. 7m., Iw., chorus. Sc. 
Japanese inn. WAA 

Kara. George A. Grain. 3m., 3w. Sc. Room in apartment in N. Y. 
DAK 

Katie's new hat. Alice C. Thompson. Farce. 6w. Sc. Sitting room. 
DEP 

Katjen's garden. Katharine Lord. 12c. Sc. Garden in front of a 
cottage in a Dutch town. LLP 

Katy did. Rachel Crothers. 3m., Iw. Sc. Private law office. Smart 
Set 27 : 129-136, Jan. 1909. 

Katy in Gooseland. Charles Barnard. 25 or more c. Sc. Yard in 
front of a house. HI 



112 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Kayoi Koxnachi. Ernest Fenollosa and Ezra Pound. Noh play of Ja- 
pan. 2m., lw., chorus. Sc. Japanese village. FEN 

Keep your eye on the ball. Harry L. Newton. Comedy. 1m., lw. 
Sc. Parlor. WHP 

Keeping Christmas. Harriette Wilbur. Several c. Sc. Not given. 
Ladies' Home Journal 31 : 34, Dec. 1914. 

Keeping up appearances. W. W. Jacobs. Farce. 2m., lw. Sc. 
Miserably furnished room. FSD 

Keepsakes. Arthur Schnitzler. 1m., lw. Sc. Prettily furnished sitting 
room. SA 

Ketcham pardon, The. William and Kenneth Ellis. 4m. Sc. A li- 
brary. American Poetry Magazine 1 : 16-28, Aug. 1919. 

Kettle sings, or the domestic conscience. Caroline S. Wild. Comedy, 
lin., lOw. Sc. Interior. DPP 

* Key, The. Edith Burrows. 16b., 17g. Sc. Comfortable modern living 

room. BBS 

Kid curlers. Dorothy Waldo. Farce. 2m., 2w. Sc. Interior. B 
t Kidnapping, The. Helen Clifford Wilbur. Gg. Sc. Music room. 
WEP 

Killing time. Mary Moncure Parker. Fantasy. 2m., lw. Sc. Spring- 
time in a lovely wood. PM 

King, The. Padraic H. Pearse. Irish morality play. , 9m., 5b. Sc. A 
green before a monastery. PRZ, PS 

King, The. Robert Emmons Rogers. 6m., lw., dancing girls. Sc. Pal- 
ace terrace of Herod. Harvard Monthly 47 : 134-144, Jan. 1909. 

King and commoner. Louise Saunders. 4m., 3w., chorus. Sc. Clear- 
ing in the forest. To be played out of doors. SAM 

* King Alfred and the cakes. Lena Dalkeith. Early English historical 

play. 3b., Ig. Sc. Hut. DLP 

* King Alfred and the cakes. Augusta Stevenson. 3b., Ig., many chorus 

characters. Sc. A forest in England. SC2 
King Alfred and the neat-herd. Maurice Baring. Historical farce. 

2m., lw. Sc. Interior of a Neat-Herd's hut. BA 
King Arthur's socks. Floyd Dell. Comedy. 1m., 3w. Sc. Living 

room of a summer cottage in Maine. DK, PI 

* King Christmas. L. A. Sharp. 5b., chorus. Sc. Room with a raised 

platform. PCP 

* King Foxy of Muir Glacier. Mrs. Isabel Anderson. 4b., Ig., chorus. 

Sc. Palace. AE 

King laughs, The. Haakon M. Chevalier. Tragic fantasy. 3m., 2w., 
chorus. Sc. Audience hall of palace. CU 

King Lear's -wife. Gordon Bottomley. Verse. 2m., 7w. Sc. Bed- 
chamber in a bungalow. BKL 

King of the Jews, The. A passion play, Maurice Browne. 8m., 6w. 
guards and attendants. Sc. Foot of Calvary. Drama 6 : 496-529, 
Nov. 1916. 

King of the Jews, The. Frank Harris. 1m., lw. Sc. Jerusalem. 
English Review 8 : 8-12, Apr. 1911. 

* King of the year, The. Ellen M. Willard. 17c. Sc. Throne room 

in a palace. WY 

King Rene's daughter. Henrik Hertz. Trans, from the Dainsh by T. 
Martin. 6m., 2w. Sc. Garden. B, FSD 

* King Robert of Sicily. Rita Benton. From poem by Longfellow of 

same title. 14b., Ig., 4 chorus groups. Sc. Throne-room. BSC 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 113 

King who had nothing to learn, The. Leon M. Lion. Fantastic 

comedy. 1m., lw., lb., Ig. Sc. Interior. FSD 
King without peer. William Watson. 2m., minstrel behind the scenes. 

Sc. Palace of Alfred the Great. Fortnightly Review 93:791-797, 

May 1910. 

* Kingdom of love, The. Frances E. Christian. Christmas play. 34c. 

Sc. Room with Christmas decorations. EP 

$ King's choice, The. Ruth Levi. A Purim sketch. Jewish holiday play. 
2b., 15g. Sc. Throne room. BLO 

* King's good friend, The. Augusta Stevenson. 3b. Sc. The woods. 

SCI 

King's letters, The. Evan Poole. Historical. 5m., 2vv. Sc. Noble- 
man's house in IGth century. I'A 

King's threshold, The. William Butler Yeats. Verse. Irish back- 
ground, llm., 3w., chorus of w. Sc. Steps before the palace of the 
King. YC2, YK, YP2, YPP 

Kinuta. Ernest Fenollosa and Ezra Pound. Noh play of Japan. 1m., 
3w. Sc. Japanese background. FEN 

Kiri no Meijiyama, a Noh drama in Japanese syllables. S. Foster 
Damon. 3in., 2w., chorus. Sc. Not given. Dial G8 : 205-213, Feb. 

Kisses. S. Jay Kaufman. 2m., 4\v. Sc. Drawing room. Smart Set 47 : 
259-2GG, Nov. 1915. 

Kleptomaniac, The. Margaret Cameron. Comedy. 7w. Sc. Boudoir. 
CAC, FSD 

Knave of hearts, The. Louise Saunders. Gm,. 4w., 6c. Sc. Stage. 
LE 

Knave's move, The. William Brown Meloney. 4m., lw. Sc. Back 
room of a saloon. US 

Knight's return, The. George Santayana. Sequel to ''A hermit of Car- 
mel" Verse. Medieval Christian life. 1m., 2w. chorus. Sc. Wooded 
lawn before the gate of a castle. SAN 

Knitting club, The. Helen S. Griffith. Comedy. Great War Back- 
ground. 9w. Sc. Drawing room. B 

( Knitting girls count one, The. Elsie West Quaife. Patriotic play. 
Gw. Sc. Interior. FSD 

Knot of white ribbon, A. Alice C. Thompson. 3w. Sc. Old fash- 
ioned parlor. PPP 

* Knotty problem, A. Frederick Trevor Hill. Boy Scout farce. Gb., 2g. 

Sc. Parlor. HH 
Knut at Roeskilde. Philip Merivale. Verse. Tragedy. 4m., 2w. 

chorus groups. Sc. Hall in an Iceland house of long ago. FOS 
Knmasaka. Zenchiku Ujinobu. Noh play of ancient Japan. 2m., chorus. 

Sc. Stage. WAA 

Kyogen (The bird catcher in hell) Esashi Juo. Farce. 2m., chorus. 
Sc. Hell. WAA 



Ladies at twelve. George O'Neil. 2m, lw. Sc. Living room. Smart 

Set 55 : 73-80, July 1918. 
Ladies of Athens. Mrs. M. A. Lipscomb. Comedy. 8w. Sc. Room in 

house in ancient Greece. WEP 



114 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Ladies strike, .The. Helen Sherman Griffith. Farce on the servant 
problem. 8w. Sc. Employment office. PPP 

Lady Anne. Doris F. Halman. Fantasy. 2m., 3w. Sc. Hall of a very 
old English country house. HAS 

Lady Betty's burglar. Marjorie Benton Cooke. Colonial. 2m., Iw. 
Sc. Boudoir. CO 

Lady cook, The. E. Lawrence Jenkins. 2m., 4w. Sc. Parlor. HI 

Lady Flora's namesake. E. C. Herring. 1m., Iw. Sc. Modern room. 
FSD 

Lady loses her hoop, The, a sad tale in sadder verse. Leisa Graeme 
Wilson. 2m., Iw., 5c. Sc. London park. Drama 12 : 279-280, May 
11)22. 

Lady of the hairpins, The. Mary Fenollosa. 1m., 5w. Sc. Upper 
story room in a Tokio Tea House. Smart Set 25 : 140-149 Aug. 
1908. 

Lady of the opera house, The. Fanny Cannon. 2m., 2w. Sc. Inte- 
rior. DEP 

Lady Servant, A, or, Mistress for an hour. Will C. Sites. 1m. Iw. 
Sc. Interior. APP 

Lady to call, A. Based on a story by Madeline Poole. Carl W. Pierce. 
3w. Sc. Old fashioned sitting room. B 

Lady with a dagger, The. Arthur Schnitzler. Translated from the 
German by Helen Tracy Porter. 2m., Iw. Sc. Small room in a pic- 
ture gallery. SAA, Poet Lore 15 : 1-18, Summer 1904. 

Lady with the mirror, The. An Allegory. Rita Wellman. 2m., 2w. 
Sc. The Lady's temple. Drama 8 : 299316, Aug. 1918. 

* Ladybird. Emma L. Johnston, Madalene D. Barnum. 4g. Sc. Yard 

JB 

Lady compassionate, The. Katherine Kirker. 1m., Iw., 2b., 1 baby. 
Sc. Large room in Dante's home, Florence. Poet Lore 33 : 239-245, 
Summer 1922. 

* Lafayette's toast. Augusta Stevenson, lib., chorus of boys. Sc. Ban- 

quet hall. SC4 

Lais. Isaac Rieman Baxley. Grecian episode. 6m., Iw. Sc. Out-of- 
door banquet at Corinth. BAX 
Lamina's Eve. Edith Randolph. Fantasy. 2m., Iw. Sc. Interior 

Susan's cottage. Poet Lore 32 : 288-306, Summer 1921. 
Lamp, The. George Calderon. 2m., Iw., Ib. Sc. Outside a rough open 

hut in the forest. CA 
Lamp, The. Edward Hey man Pfeiffer. 1m., 2\v. Sc. Large room in a 

villa. International 7: 108, 110 111. April 1913. 
Lamp of God, The. Morley Roberts. 2m., 4\v. Sc. An old high garret 

with sloping walls and a dormer window. RF 
Lamp of Heaven, The; a Chinese play. Jessica Belle Welborn-Smith. 

Boxer Rebellion in China. 3m., 2w. Sc. Palace in Pekin. FOS 
Land of heart's desire, The. William Butler Yeats. Verse. 3m., 2w., 

Ic. Sc. Irish kitchen interior showing hearth. CBI, FSD, LE, YI, 

YP2, Bibelot 9 : 179-213, June 1903. 

* Land of vacation, The. Bertha Iren Tobin. 16c. Sc. Fairyland. 

TO 

Land of the Aionwas, The. A masque. Edwin Ford Piper. Histor- 
ical play about Marquette and Joliet. 8m. speaking. 50 other Sc. 
Woods on Iowa shore of Mississippi. Midland 8 : 59-77, Feb. 1922. 

Land of unborn children, The. Maurice Maeterlinck. Chapter from 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 115 

his Bluebird. 2w., 3b.. children. Sc. Woodcutter's cottage. Ladies' 
Home Journal 27 : 13-14, Jan. 1910. 

Laodice and Danae. Gordon Bottomley.. Verse. 1m., 8w., Chorus Sc. 
A lofty chamber. BKL, FOS 

Large order, A. H. S. Griffith. 1m., 2\v. Sc. Interior. B 
$ Lark, The. Katharine Lord. 7m., 5w. Sc. Before an Indian lodge. 
LLR 

Larry. Harold Sander. Farce. 4m., 4w. Sc. Public room of hotel. 

FP 
t Last day of school, The. Edith Brown-Evarts. 13b., 5g., chorus Sc. 

Schoolroom. BEY 

J Last day of the term, The; a play for eight girls in one act. H. M. 
P.-Hill. Sg. Sc. Classroom. FSD 

Last drop, The. Lancelot Bellinger and Guy Moyston. 3m. Sc. In- 
terior. FSD 

Last faring, The. Hermann Hagedorn. Verse. 2m. Sc. Unimpor- 
tant. IIP 

Last man in, The. AV'lliam B. Maxwell. 6m., l\v. Sc. Parlour of a 
humble tavern. REP 

Last masks. Arthur Schnitzler. Translated from the German. 5M., 
Iw. Sc. In the public hospital, Vienna. SAA 

Last of the Cragills, The. Rita Johnson Young, lin., Iw. Sc. Din- 
ing room of an old southern mansion. WHP 

Last of the Lowries, The. Paul Greene. 1m. 3w. Sc. Kitchen of a 
rude dwelling place. CFP 

Last race, The. H. Hoeffer McMechan. 1m., 2w. Sc. Jockey's room 
in trainers' quarters. WEP 

Last rehearsal, The. Irene Jean Crandall. 2m., 3w. Sc. Room. 

DEP 

t Last rehearsal, The. E. M. Peixotto. Farce. Gb. Sc. Disorderly 
stage. PET 

Last sitting, The. Marguerite Merington. From the picture "Mona 
Lisa." 1m., Iw. Sc. Artist's studio in Florence in the 16th Century. 
MP2 

Last straw, The. Bosworth Crocker. 2m. Iw., 2b. Sc. Kitchen in a 
basement flat. CK, CL, LC, MA 

Last visit, The. Hermann Sudermann. Translated from German 5m., 
3w. Sc. Richly furnished room in garrison quarters. SU 

Last woman, The. George Soule. 6m., Iw. Sc. Council room. Little 
Review 1 : 20-25, Feb. 1915. 

Late delivery, A. John Hay Beith. 3m., 2w. Sc. Dining room. BEC 

Laugh and grow wise. Frederick J. Pohl. 8m., 2w. Sc. Fanciful 
interior. FSD 

Laughing gas. Theodore Dreiser. 7m. chorus. Sc. Operating room in 
a hospital. DP, Smart Set 45 : 85-94, Feb. 1915. 

Laughter and song. Archibald Humboldt. Farce, 3m., 5w. Sc. In- 
terior. MAP 

Laughter in court. Captain John Kendall. 4rn. Sc. Den in a com- 
fortable residence. FSD 

Law. Lester Luther. 3m., 3w. Chorus of children. Sc. Stage entirely 
black. Forum 53 : 776-779, June 1915. 

Law-suit, The. Roderick Beuedix. Translated by B. H. Clark. 5m. 
Sc. Interior. FSD 



116 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Lawyer's mistake. A. James Burghlie. 3m.. Iw. Sc. Large, well- 
furnished sitting room near Paris. Smart Set 31 : 125-13G, May 1910. 
Lay figure, The. Morley Roberts. 1m. Iw. Sc. Painter's studio. RF 
Lazarus. Anna Hempstead Branch. Dramatic verse. 3m., 4w., lb., lg., 

chorus. Sc. Exterior. BRC 
Laziest man in the world, The. Carl Webster Pierce. Comedy. 4m. 

Sc. Room in an apartment. FSD 
Leading lady, The. Anita Fallon. Farce-Comedy. Sc. An elegantly 

furnished boudoir. B 
Lean years. The. Mary Katharine Reely. 2m., 2w. Sc. Front porch 

of a prosperous southern farm house. REE 
$ Learning lessons. Mrs. C. F. Fernald and Olivia L. Wilson. 2b. 2g., 

Chorus. Sc. School room or sitting room. BAB 
f Leave the woman out. Leon Gordon and Charles King. 3m. Sc. 

Room which is study, workroom, and library combined. GG 
f Left. Mrs. C. F. Fernald and Olivia L. Wilson, lb., lg. Sc. Waiting 

room of depot. BAB 
Legacy, The. Pierre C de C. Translated from French by Barret H. 

Clark. 3m., 3w. Sc. Outside a French house in the 18th century. 

FSD 

Legend. Floyd Dell. 1m., Iw., Sc. A small room. DK 
Legend of Saint Nicholas, A. Beulah Marie Dix. 9m., 2w., 2s. Sc. 

Bare stage. Poet Lore 25 : 473-495, Autumn 1914. 
$ Lend a hand. Frederic Leighton Fay. Scout play. 8b. Sc. Camp. 

FET 
L'eroica. Cesare Lodovici. Translated from the Italian by Petronelle 

Sombart. 5m., 5w. Sc. Garden with handsome villa at one side. 

Poet Lore 34 : 159-176, Summer 1923. 
Lesson in harmony, A. Alfred Austin. 2m., Iw. Sc. Exterior. 

FSD 

Letter, The. Mary Aldis. 3m. Sc. Writing room of a club. AP 
Letter from home. Seymour S. Tibbals. Thanksgiving play. 4m. Sc. 

Reading room of club. EP 
Letter of introduction, A. Ward Macauley. 3m. 2w. Sc. Sitting 

room. PPP 
Liberty thrift girls, The. Marie Doran. Great War. 8w., lb. Sc. 

Living room. FSD 

Licensed. Lawrence Langner. 1m., 2w. Sc. Parlor. LAF 
Lie, The. Ludwig Lewisolri. 2m., 2w. Sc. Library of attractive apart- 
ment. Smart Set 41 : 137-142, Dec. 1913. 
Lie that Jack built, The. Georgia Earle. Comedy. 2m.. 2w. Sc. 

Interior. DEP 
Life. J. M. Machado de Assis. Translated from Portuguese by Isaac 

Goldberg. 4m. Sc. A rock, horizon in distance. Stratford Journal 

5: 117-129, Sept. 1919. 

* Life beyond, The. Rita Benton. From the story by Mrs. Gatty. lOb. 

Sc. Stage with upper and under platforms. BSC 

* Life in New York. Blanche Shoemaker Wagstaff. Colonial, lb., lg. 

Sc. Kitchen in old New York. WCP 
Life insurance. Herbert C. Sargent. Farce. 1m., Iw. Sc. Interior. 

SAR 
Life is a dream. Basil Hall Chamberlain, ed. Japanese lyric drama. 

3m., chorus. Sc. Chinese village inn, 8th century. CHB 
Life is a dream. Colin Campbell Clements. 3m., chorus. Sc. Yard of 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 117 

a village inn, Kantumu. Poet Lore 31 : 204-209, Summer 1920. 

Life is always the same. Louise Gebhard Cann. 1m., lw. Sc. Large 
room in a rancher's house. Drama 9 : 120, May 1919. 

Light, The. Frances Gillespy Wickes. 15c. Sc. The hearth-room of 
America. WCB 

Light-bearer, The. Tapanmohan Chatterji. Translated from the Ben- 
gali by the author. Symbolic. (Jm., others. Sc. Very dark room. 
Drama 8:383-389, Aug. 1918. 

Light from another world, A. C. H. McGurrin. 2m., lw. Sc. 
Drawing room in a Fifth avenue mansion. ML 

Light gray or dark. Margaret Macnamara. 1m., 2\v. Sc. London 
tenement attic. DAN 

Light in the window, The. Theodore Dreiser. 10m., 7\v. Sc. Liv- 
ing room and street scene at the same time. DP, International 10:6- 
8, 32, Jan. 1910. 

Light of other days, The. Laura Spencer Portor. From her story The 
Christmas dance at Red Oaks. 2m.. 3w. Sc. Library of old south- 
ern home. Ladies' Home Journal 23 : 20, Dec. 1905. 

Light of the star of peace, The. Elizabeth Montgomery. Any number 
of players. Sc. a grotto. Ladies' Home Journal 35 : 87. Dec. 1918. 

Lighting of the Christmas tree, The. Josephine L. Palmer and Annie 
L. Thorp. From The Christmas Guest of Selma Lagerlof. 3m. 2w., 
2b. Sc. Living room. FSD 

Lighting of the torch, The. Fannie R. Buchanan. Masque. 8m., 2w., 
Indians, pilgrims, spectres, etc. Sc. Woods with rustic altar at the 
back. Drama 10:350-354, July-Sept. 1920. 

Lights of happy land, The. Marion Short. 1m., 3w. Sc. Sitting 
room in typical New Orleans home. FSD 

Like a book. Grover Theis. 4m., 3w. Sc. Studio-apartment and sec- 
tion of hallway leading to it. TN 

Like father like son, a bit of domesticity. Leila Weekes Wilson. 2m., 
lw. Sc. Motor car on country road. Drama 13 : 188-191 Feb. 1923. 

Likely story, A, a roadside comedy. Laurence Housman. 4m., lw Sc. 
Road on the outskirts of a town. FSD 

Likes o' me, The. Wilfred T. Coleby. 3m., 2w. Sc. Squalid little shop. 
FSD 

Lima beans. Alfred Kreymborg. Farce. 2m. lw. Sc. Dining room. 

KMP, KMR, MA, P3 
Lincoln's birthday, Anychild learns from Lincoln. F. Ursula Payne. 

15c. Sc. Room in any house. PP 
Line of life, The. Leo Sarkadi. 4m., 3w., 1 parrot. Sc. Magnificent 

hall in London town house. International 10 : 341-346, Nov. 1916. 
Line of no resistance, The. Percival Wilde. 1m., 2w. Sc. Living 

room. FSD 

Link, The. August Strindberg. Translated from Swedish. 22m., 3w., 

chorus. Sc. Court room. STQ 
Lion and lady, The. Marjorie Benton Cooke. 1m., lw. Sc. A study. 

CO 
Lion and the mouse, The. Emma L. Johnston, and Madalene Barnum. 

2b. Sc. A wood. JB 
Listening. John Redhead Froome, Jr. 3w. Sc. Interior of a simple 

house. Poet Lore 28 : 422^31, Vacation 1917. 
Literati, The. Theodosia Garrison. 8m., 4w. Sc. Drawing room. 

Smart Set 13 : 149-150, May 1904. 



118 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Literature. Arthur Schnitzler. Translated from German by Pierre Lov- 
ing. 2m. Iw. Sc. Sitting room. SAA, SOW, SL, International 9 : 
331-336, Nov. 1915. 

Lithuania. Rupert Brooke. 5m., 2w. Sc. Inside a hut in Lithuania. 
STK 

* Little birds, The. Emma L. Johnston and Madaleue D. Barnum. 4g. 

Sc. A nest in a tree. JB 
Little black devil, The. Gordon V. May. The effect of a hindu image. 

2m., Iw. Sc. Interior. DEP 
Little blue guinea-hen, The. Martel de Janville, Comtesse de, Sibylle 

Gabrielle Marie Antoinette de Riquetti de Mirabeau. Translated by 

R. T. House. 5m., 4w. Sc. Large room with Empire furnishings. 

Poet Lore 30 : 60-80, Spring 1919, 
Little boy out of the wood, The. Kathleen Conyngham Greene. Iw., 

Ib. Sc. Skirts of a small wood near Epping forest. GDL 

* Little Bridget. Netta Syrett. Ib., 4g., chorus. Sc. Kitchen in an 18th 

century farmhouse. SSF 

Little Co-ed. Harry Osborne. 1m., Iw. Sc. Interior. B 
Little Columbine. Granville Forbes Sturgis. Columbine play. 3m., 

2\v. Sc. Little home of Pierrot and ^Pierrette. STR 

* Little Doubt. Mrs. Isabel Anderson. 4b., 2g., chorus. Sc. Forest with 

falling snow. AE 

Little Face. Roland Oliver. 5m.. 5w. Sc. Cave dwellings in forest 
clearing. Smart Set 44 : 131-141, Sept. 1914. 

* Little fish, The. Augusta Stevenson. 2b. Sc. River shore. SCI 
Little fowl play, A. Harold Owen. Farce. 2m., 2w., Ib. Sc. Inter- 
ior. FSI) 

Little game with fate, A. Louise Lathans Wilson. Comedy. 4m., 3w. 
Sc. Sitting room. DPP 

* Little gray lady, The. Emile Blackmore Stapp and Eleanor Cameron. 

A November play. 5b., 5g., 1 group of g. Sc. Attractively furnished 
child's bedroom. SCH 

* Little helpers. Louise Fallenstein Gauss. Christmas play. 1Gb., 2g., 

chorus group. Sc. Simple living room. PCP 

* Little heroes. David Pinski. Gc. Sc. A large living room in a peas- 

ant's house, which has been damaged by canonading. PT, PTT, Strat- 
ford Journal 1 : 17-24, June 1917. 

* Little homemakers. Virginia Olcott. Play of conservation. 4g. Sc. 

Kitchen in an American home. OPA 

* Little housekeepers. Marie Irish. 4g. Sc. Kitchen. IPP 

* Little Jack's Christmas. Elizabeth F. Guptill. Any number of chil- 

dren. Sc. Interior. EP 

* Little John joins the band of Robin Hood. Alice Cook Fuller. 

Robin Hood play. . 2b., chorus. Sc. Forest. FU 
Little Johnny. John Drinkwater. 10m., 4w.. others. Sc. Assize Court. 

English Review 33 : 292-309, Oct. 1921. 

t Little king, The. Witter Bynner. Historical play of the French Revo- 
lution. 2m., Iw., 2c. Sc. In the temple at Paris, a room in which was 
imprisoned Louis XVII the Boy-King of France. BB, BYL, Forum 
51 : 605-632, April 1914. 

* Little Miss America and the happy children. Mary Moncure Par- 

ker. Jingle history of the U. S. 24c. Sc. Platform or schoolroom. 
B 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 119 

Little Miss Enemy. Harry L. Newton. 1m., Iw. Sc. Interior of Palm 

Beach hotel. DEP 

Little Miss Muffet. Mrs. Herbert Richmond. 2g. Sc. Nursery. BR 
Little mortal child, The. Gladys LaDue Evans. lb., lg., 4 wood folk. 

Sc. Sheltered nook in the woods. Poet Lore 32 : 409-415, Autumn 

1921. 
Little mother, The. A. J. Schindler. Comedy. 5m., 3w. Sc. Poorly 

furnished room. SCP 
Little mother of the slums, The. Emily Hervey Denison. 6m., 5w. 

Sc. Palatial office of a large business concern. DL 
Little owl. W. A. Stigler. Indian play. 7c. Sc. Open space in the 

woods. STA 
Little people of Autumn. Virginia Olcott. 8c. Sc. A potato field. 

OP 

Little Petsy. Lady Bell. Comedy. 3g. Sc. Unimportant. BEJ 
Little pilgrims. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. Ryan. 5b., lg., chorus 

characters. Sc. Deck of the Mayflower. TRH 
Little pilgrim's progress, A. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. Morality 

play. 12c. Sc. An inn. MHH, St. Nicholas 37 : 60-3, Nov. 1909. 
Little pink lady, The. Lindsey Barbee. 6g. Sc. Room with open 

window. BLP 
Little red mare, The. O. E. Young. Farce. 3m. Sc. Kitchen of a 

farmhouse. FP 
Little red riding hood. Alice Cook Fuller. 2b., 2g. Sc. Interior. 

FU 
Little shepherdess, The. Andre Rivoire. Trans, from the French by 

Barrett II. Clark. 1m., 2w. Sc. In the woods. FSD 

Little silver ring, The. Edward Knoblauch. 2w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Little sparrow, A. Emma L. Johnston and Madaleue D. Barnum. 2b. 

Sc. A wood. JB 
Little stone house, The. George Calderon. 5m.. 2w. Sc. Sitting 

room in a Russian house in a provincial town. CA, REP, SIJ, SL 
Little supper, The. Philip Moeller. A comedy of the Grande Maitresse. 

2m., Iw.. Is. Sc. A little pavilion in the park of the chateau of Luci- 

enne. MF 

Little tiff, A. Newell Bent. Farce. 6m. Sc. Interior. B 
Little Tuk's dream. E. Harcourt Williams. Adapted from Hans Ander- 
sen. 5b., 3g. Sc. Bedroom. WI 
Little wax candle. Louise Norton. Farce. 2m., 2w., lg. Sc. A grey 

bedroom. NOR 
Living. Lillian P. Wilson. 3w., Ic. Sc. Stage with effect of mystery. 

WIF 
Living dead, The. F. Carmichael Brunton. A fantasy. 6m., 2w. Sc. 

Cemetery. International 11 : 31-32, Jan. 1917. 
Living hours. Arthur Schnitzler. Trans, from the German. 3m. Sc. 

Carefully tended garden in a suburb of Vienna. LO, SAA, Translated 

by Colin Clements and Alice Ernest. Stratford journal 4 : 155-166, 

Mar. 1919; Trans, by Helen Tracy Portor. Poet Lore 17: 36-45, 

Spring 1906. 
Local and long distance. H. Manley Dana. Farce. 1m., 6w. Sc. 

Interior. B 
Locked chest, The. John Masefield. 3m., Iw., chorus. Sc. A room 

MLS, MTA, SS 



120 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Locked door. Malcolm W. Davis. Play of organized charity. 2m., 2w. 
Sc. Small bare attic room. DA A 

Locust flower, The. Pauline Brooks Quinton. Fantasy. 1m., lw., 7 
shades. Sc. Garden. Q 

Logical extreme. The. George Soule. 1m., lw. Sc. Private dining 
room in a General's house in Berlin. Little Review 1 : 3-G, Jan. 1915. 

* Lonely little evergreen tree, The. Lettie C. Van Derveer. 2b., 2 

chorus groups. Sc. Stage represents snowy out door scene. VC 
t Lonesome like. Harold Brisrhouse. 2m., 2w. Sc. Interior of a cottage 

in a village. CBI, LE, REP 
Long live the empress! Louis Gilmore. 4m., 2w. Sc. Apartment of 

Empress Catherine in the Winter Palace. Double Dealer 3 : 2G-3G, Jan. 

1922. 
Long time ago, A. Floyd Dell. Fantasy. 3ni.. 2\v. Sc. Courtyard of 

a palace. DK, Forum 51:261-277, Feb. 1914. 
Long voyage home. Eugene O'Neill. 8m., 3w. Sc. Bar of a low dive 

on London water front. OMC, Smart Set 53:83-94, Oct. 1917. 
Longing. George Calderon. Fantastic subjective drama. 5m., 5w., 3c., 

chorus. Sc. A bedroom. CA 

Look after Louise. Charles Frederick Nirdlinger. 3m., lw. Sc. Liv- 
ing room. NI 

* "Look of things, The." Clara J. Denton. 3g., 2 chorus groups b. and g. 

Sc. Not given. I 
Look out for Hezikiah. Louise Rand Bascom. Farce. 3m., lw. Sc. 

Office of the college dean. MAP 
Looking for more: or, Turn about is fair play. C. M. Lindsey. 

Farce. 4m., 2w. Sc. Drawing room. B 
Looking for trouble. J. Barnes and Abel Beaman. Cm. Sc. Interior. 

B 

* Looking-glass, The. Major P. Trevor. 3b., 4g. Sc. Interior. FSD 

* Lord Malapert of Moonshine Castle. E. S. Brooks. 5b., 5g., 2 chorus 

groups. Sc. A garden. SAB, SAC 

Lord of the Harvest, The. Laurence Housman. Morality. 6m., lw., 
2c. Sc. Ground floor of a mill. FSD 

f Lord's prayer, The. Francois Coppee. Trans, from the French. Play 
of the French Revolution. 3m., 3w., chorus. Sc. Room on ground 
floor with windows overlooking a garden. WWS 

Lord's will, The. Paul Greene. 1m., 2w. Sc. Kitchen dining room of 
tenant house in eastern North Carolina. Poet Lore 33 : 366-384, Au- 
tumn 1922. 

Loser, The. Paul Eldridge, 2m., lw. Sc. Comfortable living room. 
Drama 11 : 166-170, Feb. 1921. 

Losing game, A. Lady Augusta Gregory. 6m., 2w., others. Sc. Kit- 
chen in farmer's cottge. The Gael 21 : 384-388, Dec. 1902. 

Lost but found. E. M. Piexotto. Farce. 8b. Sc. Office of The Home 
for Lost Boys. PET 

t Lost colors, The. Edith F. A. U. Painton. lb., 2g. Sc. Stage with 
desk and chairs. PAD 

* Lost firewood, The. Emilie Blackmore Stapp and Eleanor Cameron. An 

October play. 5b., 5g. 5 groups g. Sc. A forest. SCH 

* Lost pocketbook, The. Marie Irish. 3b., 2g. Sc. Out of doors. IPP 

Lost saint. The. Douglas Hyde. Trans, by Lady Gregory. 2m., 6c. Sc. 
Large dining room. Samhain Oct. 1902. p. 19-23. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 121 

Lost sheep. Belford Forrest. 2m., 4w. Sc. Garden of London villa. 

Smart Set 50 : 71-75, Oct. 1916. 
Lost silk hat, The. Lord Dunsany. 5m. Sc. Fashionable London 

street. DF 

Lost toys. May Pemberton. 9c. Sc. In a wood. PC 
Lost village; eighteenth century and twentieth century contrast. Marga- 
ret F. Hill. U. S. Colonial history. Cm., 5w., chorus. Sc. Commons 

of a Massachusetts village. MAP 
Lottie sees it through. Ragna B. Eskil. Great War play. 3m., 4w. 

Sc. Scantily furnished living room. DEP 
Louis Quinze Salon, The; or, A friend of Mrs. Robinson. Richard 

Butler Glaeuzer. 2m., Iw. Sc. Art gallery. Smart Set 24 : 102-104, 

Feb. 1908. 
Louise. J. H. Speenhoff. Trans, from the Dutch by A. V. C. Huizinga 

and Pierre Loving. 2m., Iw., Is. Sc. Large fashionably appointed 

room. SL 

Love among the lions. Lewis Beach. Farce. 2m., 2w. Sc. A gaud- 
ily furnished room in a New York apartment house. BF 
Love behind the scenes. Mary Moncure Parker. Stage play. 2m., 

Iw. Sc. Back of the stage. PM 
Love child, The. Frederick Fenn and Richard Pryce. 1m., lb., 5w. Sc. 

Living room poorly furnished. English Review 4 : 409-420, Feb. 1910. 
Love conquers revenge. Binney Gunnison, Adapted from "The Cipher 

Dispatch" by Robert Byr. 2m., 2w. Sc. Bare room. GU 
Love-fibs. Margaret Macnamara. Rustic comedy. 2m., Iw. Sc. Kit- 
chen in English cottage. DAN 
Love flower, The. Bell Eliott Palmer, lb., 16g. Sc. Indoors or out. 

Lawn or garden scene. EP 
Love in a French kitchen, a mediaeval farce. Trans, from the old 

French by Colin C. Clements and John M. Saunders. 1m., 2w. Sc. 

French kitchen in the middle ages. Poet Lore 28 : 722-729, Winter 

1917. 

Love-in-idleness. E. M. Lent. 1m., 3w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Love magic. Gregorio Martinez Sierra. Trans, from Spanish by John 

Garrett Underbill. 3m., 2w., Ig. Sc. Pierrot's garden. Drama 7 : 

40-61, Feb. 1917. 
Love me, love my dog. Lady Speyer. 3m., Iw. Sc. Drawing room. 

Smart Set 58 : 73-82, Jan. 1919. 
Love of one's neighbors. Leonid Andreyev. Trans, from the Russian 

by Thomas Seltzer. Satire. 15m., 7w., lc., man chorus characters. Sc. 

A wild place in the mountains. AND, SL 
Love of women. The. Frederic Arnold Kummer. 5m., Iw. Sc. Living 

room of a miser in Russia. Smart Set 28 : 123-130 Aug. 1909. 
Love passage, A. W. W. Jacobs and Philip E. Hubbard. 3m., Iw. Sc. 

Steamer cabin. FSD 

Love pirate, The. Grace Ford. 2m., 3w. Sc. Living room. FSD 
Love potion, The. Ernest S. Jaros. Farce. 3m., 3w. Sc. Interior. 

DEP 
Love suit. A. W. Gordon Smythies. Romantic comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. 

Morning room. WEP 
Love test, The. Harry Lorenzo Chapin. 3m., 2w. Sc. A hacienda in 

California. CHA 
Love test, The. Anonymous. 1m., 3w. 7 scenes. Drawing rooms and 

dining rooms. Smart Set 2 : 145-156, Dec. 1900. 



122 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Lovebird's matrimonial agency. Harold Sander. 3m., 4w. Sc. Par- 
lor. FP 
Lovliest thing, The. Roland Pertwee. 3m., 3w., lg., voices. Sc. 

Comfortable and rather pretentious living room. Ladies' Home 

Journal 39: 10-11, 150, 152-154, 157, 158, Dec. 1922. 
Lover, The. Gregorio Martinez Sierra. Trans, from the Spanish by John 

Garrett Underbill. 1m., 2w. Sc. Salon in a Royal Palace. MR, 

Stratford Journal 5 : 33-44, July 1910. 
Love's diplomacy. Maurice Hageman and F. A. Small. Comedy. 2m., 

2\v. Sc. Interior. DPP 
Love's heavy burden. Yone Noguchi. Noh play of Japan. 4m., lw., 

chorus. Sc. Not given. Poetry Review 10 : 18-22, Jan. 1919. 
t Love's stratagem, (Author not given) Verse. Comedy. 2b., 2g. 

BU 

Love's young dream. Agnes M. Miall. 2w. Sc. Sitting room. FSD 
Love's young dream. Robert Garland. 1m., lw. Sc. Poorly furnished 

bedroom. Smart Set 40 : 83-87, Aug. 1913. 
Loving cup, The. Alice Brown. 4m., 9w. Sc. Interior. B, BO, 

Woman's Home Companion 40 : 11-12, 55, 50 May 1913. 
Lucinda's whim. H. S. Mackaye. Farce. 3m., 2w. Sc. Interior 

FSD 

* Luck of Santa Glaus, The. B. C. Porter. 33c. Sc. Santa's work- 

shop. FP 

Luck of war. The. Gwen John. 3m., 3w. Sc. A kitchen living room 
in England. REP 

* Luckiest girl, The. Alice C. Thompson. Comedy. 4g. Sc. Interior. 

DEP 

Luckiest man, The. Thomas Grant Springer and Edward Gage. 2m., 
lw., Sc. Living room of city apartment. Smart Set 37 : 135-141, 
July 1912. 

* Lucky Hallowe'en. A. Eleanore Hubbard. Play of the settlement of 

the U. S. 2b., 3g., chorus. Sc. Log cabin in the woods of what is 
now Ohio. HUD 

Lucky Peter. Robert Higginbotham. 4m., Sc. Waiting room of phy- 
sician. FSD 

Lucnllus's dinner party. Maurice Baring. Historical farce. 2m., 3w., 
Is. Sc. Room in Lucullus' house. BA 

* Lucky Locket. Lady Bell. 3g. Sc. Drawing room. BR 
Lumber room, The. Catherine Bellaiis Gaskoin. 1m., lw. Sc. Al- 
most empty lumber room. GAL 

Lunch in the suburbs, A. Helen G. Ludington. Farce. lOw. Sc. 
Parlor. FSD 



M 

"M - B - S". Delia J. Evans. 3m., 4w. Sc. Living room. EV 
* Maccabean case, A. Irma Kraft. Hanukkah play. 10b., 3g. Sc. 

Living room. KPP 
McDonongh's wife. Lady Isabelle Gregory. Irish comedy. 1m., 2w., 

Sc. A very poor room GRZ 

f Mad! Mad! Alice W. Chaplin. 5g. Sc. Reception room in a private 
school for girls. CHC 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 123 

Madame. Granville Forbes Sturgis. Psychology of a woman. 3m., lw. 
So. Boudoir. STR 

Madame de Pertinent's school. E. C. Wilkinson. 6w. Sc. Room 
in a boarding school. FSD 

Made in Heaven. J. J. Bell. 1m., lw. Sc. A ball room. Smart Set 

19 : 82-83, July 19(K>. 
Made in Heaven. Mathilde Shapiro. Comedy. 2m., 3w. Sc. Living 

room in New York apartment. SCT 
Mademoiselle Plato, an unplatonic object lesson. Curtis Dunham. 2m., 

2\v. Sc. Studio in New York. Smart Set 40 : 133-140, Aug. 1913. 
Mademoiselle Prudence. Thomas Littlefield Marble. 1m., lw. Sc. 

Interior. PPP 
Mademoiselle's mistake. Clara J. Denton. 2g. Sc. Rooms of a 

dancing teacher. EP 

Madhouse, The. Henry Bailey Stevens. Cm., lw. Sc. 1 Garden in 
front of madhouse walls. Sc. 2. Madhouse library. STE 

Madman on the roof, The. Kau Kikuchi, tr. from the Japanese. Mod- 
ern Japan. 5m., 2w. Sc. Backyard of a Japanese house. IW 

Madonna. George Middleton. 2m., lw., Is. Sc. Living room and li- 
brary combined. ME 

Madonna Dianora. Hugo von Hofmannsthal. Trans, from the German 
by Harriet Betty Boas. 1m., lw., Is. Sc. Garden of a palace in 
France. HM, SL 

Madretta. Stark Young. 2m., lw. Sc. Levee in Mississippi. YA, 
YAT 

Maeterlinckian moving day, A. Corinne Rockwell Swain. 3m., 3w., 
Ib. Sc. Neglected garden at back of house. Smart Set 37 : 117-120, 
June 1912. 

Maggie Ann. E. M. Fotheringham. 3g. Sc. Sitting room. FG 

Magic chest. Jean Ross. Hallowe'en play. 12c. Sc. Room in a me- 
dieval castle. MAP 

Magic glasses, The. George Fitzinaurice. 3m., 3w. Sc. Kitchen in- 
terior. FF 

Magic sea shell, a play for the sea shore, The. John Farrar. 5b., 2g., 
several others. Sc. Dock at edge of pool. Bookman 57 : 511-520, 
July 1923. 

Magic tabloid, The. Dorothy Cleather. 2w. Sc. Drawing room. CH 

Magic theatre, The. Trans, frcm "El Retablo de las maravillas" of 
Cervantes by Edith Fahnstock and Florence Donnell White. 8m., 3w., 
townspeople. Sc. None given. Poet Lore 32 : 234-243, Summer 1921. 

Magical city, The. Zoe Akins. 10m. 4w. Sc. Luxurious private sit- 
ting room in N. Y. hotel. Forum 55 : 507-550, May 1916. 

Magnanimity. Seumas O'Brien. Comedy. 8m., chorus. Sc. Back 
parlor of a country public house. OD 

Magnanimous lover, The. St. John G. Ervine. Irish play. 3m., 2w. 
Sc. Kitchen and living room of a cottage in a North Irish village. 
CBI, ER, ERA 

Maid, The. Beulah King. Comedy. 1m., 7w. Sc. Study of a fash- 
ionable summer home. FSD 

Maid of France. Harold Brighouse. 3m., 2w. Sc. Square in a French 
town before the statue of Jeanne d'arc Cl, REP 

Maid of honour, A. Edward G. Hemmerde. Play of England at the 
time of the Puritan Revolution. 6m., lw. Sc. Interior. FSD 



124 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Maid to order. Helen Sherman Griffith. Farce of boarding school life. 

Gw. Sc. Interior. B 
Maid's prologue. The. Arthur Ketchum. 2m., 3w. Sc. Hillside 

Poet Lore 2o : 20G-209. Summer I'.tU. 
Maiden over the wall. Bertram Bloch. Fantasy. 2m., Iw. Sc. 

Garden. Drama 8:43(5-453, Aug. 1918. 
Major explains, The. W. R. Walkes. 1m., Iw. Sc. Drawing room 

FSD 
"Make-believe." E. C. Rackstraw and W. Muskerry. Comedy. 2m., 

2w. Sc. Living room. FSD 
f Maker of dreams. The. Oliphant Down. Fantasy. Pierrot play. 2m., 

Iw. Sc. Room in an old cottage. Cl, CBI, DM, FSD, REP 
Maker of men, A. Alfred Sutro. A study in sentiment. 1m., Iw. Sc. 

A little sitting room. FSD, SFA 
Makeshifts. Gertrude Robins. 2m., 2w. Sc. Sitting-room. CBI 

* Making a flag. Bertha E. Bush. United States Revolutionary War 

play. lb., 3g., chorus. Sc. Room in a colonial house in Philadelphia. 
ED 

Making a man. Emma Beatrice Brunner. 2m., 2w. Sc. Interior 
BBS 

* Making the best of things. Clara J. Denton. May day play. 5b., 

5g. Sc. Sitting room. DAH 

Malinda and the Duke. Mary Bonham. Farce. 2m., Gw. Sc. Sit- 
ting room. BUP 
Man about the place, The. Harold Brighouse. 3m., Gw. Sc. Lawn 

BRP 
Man about town, A. Stanislaus Stange. 4m. Sc. An elegant interior. 

WHP 

Man and a maid, A. Helen M. Palmer. 2m., 2w. Sc. Interior. PPP 
Man and his wife, A. Colin C. Clements. Farce from the Japanese. 

2m., Iw. Sc. Japanese interior. FSD, Poet Lore 31 : 197-203, Sum- 
mer 1920. 
Man can only do his best, A. Kenneth Sawyer Goodman. Gm., 2w. 

Sc. An attic room. GQ 
t Man from Brandon, The. J. M. Taylor. Football theme. Farce. 3m., 

4w. Sc. Interior. B 
Man hunt, The. Harlan Thompson. 2m., Iw. Sc. Pleasant bedroom. 

Smart Set 59 : 87-98, June 1919. 
Man in the bowler hat, The. A. A. Milne. 3m., Iw. Sc. Ordinary 

sitting room. Ladies' Home Journal 40 : 5, 10G, 108, 111-112, Apr. 

1923. 
Man in the stalls, The. Alfred Sutro. 2m., Iw. Sc. Sitting room of 

a little flat. CBI, FSD, SF 
Man in the street, The. Louis N. Parker. 2m., Iw. Sc. Interior 

FSD 
Man masterful, The. George Middleton. 2w. Sc. Room in a flat. 

ME, Forum 42:369-382, Oct. 1909. 
Man next door, The. Edwin Bateman Morris. Farcical comedy. 2m., 

2w. Sc. Hall in a modern apartment building. PPP 
Man of the world, A. Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach. Trans, by R. T. 

House. 3m. Sc. Bachelor apartment comfortably furnished. Poet 

Lore 22: 128-133. Spring 1911. 
t Man on the kerb, The. Alfred Sutro. 1m.. Iw. Sc. An underground 

room, bare except for a little broken furniture. FSD, SF, SS 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 125 

Man outside, The. Helen Bagg. Farce. 3m., Iw. Sc. Library of a 

home. PPP 

Man proposes. Sidney Grundy. 1m., 2w. Sc. Simple interior. FSD 
Man the life boat. Leedham Bantock and Percy Greenbank. 4m., Iw. 

Sc. Interior of sea Captain's cottage. BAO 
Man to order, A. Kate Masterson. 2m., Iw. Sc. Hallway of country 

club. Smart Set 4 : 155-157, May 1901. 
Man upstairs, The. Augustus Thomas. 2m., 2w., Is. Sc. Dining 

room. US 
Man who came back. Katharine Kavanaugh. 1m., 2w. Sc. Interior. 

DEP 
Man who couldn't say "No," The. Claudia Lucas Harris. 2m., 2w., 

Ic. Sc. Sitting room. SB 
Man who didn't believe in Christmas, The. Mary Austin. 1m., 

2w.. 10b., 4g. Sc. Living room of modern house. St. Nicholas 45 : 

15(i-l(i2, Dec. 1017. 
Man who never worried, The. H. R. Luck. Comedy. 5m., 2w. Sc. 

Interior of cafe in France. CU 
Man who stole the castle. Tom Gallon and L. M. Lion. 4m., 2w. Sc. 

Interior. FSD 

Man with the bundle, The. Frayne Williams. Persian play of para- 
dox. 7m. Sc. An underground eating house in Persia. WIT 
Mandarin coat, The. Alice C. D. Riley. 2m., 3w. Sc. Handsome 

drawing room in California. Drama 13 : 132-135, 141-143, Jan. 1923. 
Manger service. Rita Benton. Christmas Bible play. 14c., chorus. 

Sc. Chancel of the church or platform. BSD 
Manikin and minikin. Alfred Kreymborg. lb., Ig. Sc. Conventional 

parlor seen through oval frame. A bisque play of fancy. KMP, 

KMR, LC, STW, WWS 
Manners and modes. Marjorie Benton Cooke. A satire. 9w. Sc. 

Millinery shop. CO 

Manners make the man. E. E. Bloxam. 20c. Sc. Nursery. BL 
Man's honor, A. S. Decatur Smith, Jr. 2m., Iw. Sc. Interior. PPP 
Mansions. Hildegarde Flauner. 1m., 2w. Sc. Living room. SL 
Mantle of the Virgin, The. Vida Ravenscroft Sutton. A miracle play. 

3m., 14w. Sc. Shrine and altar of the Virgin in a chapel. Drama 

12 : 71-79, 99-100, Dec. 1921. 
Marah. May Bell. 3w., 5c. Sc. Small bare chamber of rugged stone, 

gloomy and neglected. BRW T 
March of truth, The. Katharine Searle. Great War background. 2m., 

Iw. Sc. Wine cellar in the war zone in France. SEA 
March wind. A. Alice Brown. 2m., Iw., Ic. Sc. A farmhouse kitchen. 

BO 
Margot. Hermann Sudermann. Trans, from the German. 3m., 2w. Is. 

Sc. Lawyer's office. SU 

Marie recites. Elizabeth F. Guptill. lb.. 4g. Sc. Boarding house par- 
lor. GUT 

Marionettes, a modern fantasy. Gilbert Vivian Seldes. 1m., Iw. (No 
scene given.) Harvard Monthly 57:124129, Jan. 1914. 

Marjorie's garden. Sidney Baldwin. Fairy play. 10 or more c. Sc. 
A garden. BAL 

Markheim. Zellah Macdonald. 3m., Iw. Sc. Old curiosity, jewelry 
and clock shop in London. MI' 



126 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Marquise and woman, an incident during the reign of terror. Claude 

Askew. 1m., Iw. Sc. Small room leading out of the Salle des Morts 

in the Conciergerie. Smart Set 7 : 83-86, July 1902. 
Marriage, The. Douglas Hyde. 2m., Iw.. neighbor. Sc. A cottage 

kitchen. Poet Lore 20 : 135-145. Mar.-Apr. 1900. 
Marriage certificate, The. Anna Wolfrom. 2m., Iw., 2b., Ig. Sc. 

Interior of a wooden shack. \VOH 
Marriage has been arranged, A. Alfred Sutro. Comedy. 1m., Iw. 

Sc. Conservatory. FSD, SF, Collier's Weekly 29 : 11, 14, June 14, 

1902. 

Marriage made easy. D. T. Praigg. 2m., 2w. Sc. Interior. MAP 
Marriage of Dotty, The. Clare Thornton. 2w. Sc. Drawing room. 

PLA 
Marriage of Guineth, The. Florence Wilkinson Evans. Verse. '7m., 

3w., Ib, chorus. Sc. A hall in a French chateau in mediaeval times. 

EVM 
Marriage of little Eva. Kenyon Nicholson. 3m., 3w. Sc. Star's 

dressing room in opera house. Smart Set 05 : 75-85, Aug. 1921. 
f Marriage proposal. Anton Pavlovich Chekhov. English version by 

Hilmar Baukhage and Barret H. Clark. 2m., Iw. Sc. Sitting room 

in a Russian house. FSD 
Marriage will not take place, The. Alfred Sutro. 2m., 2w. Sc. 

Interior. FSD 
f Marriages are made in heaven and elsewhere. Graham Price. 

2m., 2w. Sc. Interior of a rectory. REP 

Married lovers, The, Harold Sanders. 2m., 4w. Sc. Interior. FP 
Married to a suffragette. Willis N. Bugbee. 4m., 3w. Sc. Sitting 

room. MAP 

Marrying Belinda. Grace Cooke Strong. Farce. 4m., 4w. Sc. In- 
terior. B 

Marrying money. Alice L. Tildesley. 4w. Sc. Room in a bachelor 

girls' apartment. B 

Marse Covington. George Ade. 5m. Sc. At a steel door of a gam- 
bling house. US 
Marsh maiden, The. Felix Gould. Fantasy. 1m., Iw., 10 voices. Sc. 

Living room of the Peat-gatherer's home. GO 
Martha Dixon's parlor. Burns Kattenberg. 1m., lOw. Sc. Interior. 

FSD 
Martha plays the fairy. Keble Howard. Comedy. 2m., 3w. Sc. 

Cottage. FSD 
Martha the soothsayer. John K. Bell. (K. Howard, pseud.) Comedy. 

2m., 3w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Martha's mourning. Phoebe Hoffman. Comedy. 3w. Sc. A Kitchen. 

MA, Drama 8 : 111-121, Feb. 1918. 
Martyrdom of Ali, The. Adapted from the Persian miracle play of 

Hasan and Husain. Trans, under the direction of Sir Lewis Pelly. 

Historical. 10m., 2b., 5w. chorus groups. Sc. Stage in two levels. 

ELT4 

Martyrs, a life-study, The. William C. DeMille. 1m., Iw. Sc. Din- 
ing room. Smart Set 18 : 159-100, Feb. 1900. 

Mary Ann. Helen P. Hoornbeek. New England dialect. 5w. Sc. FP 
Mary! Mary! Charles Crittenton Baldwin. (George Gordon, pseud.) 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 127 

Shakespeare play. 12m., lw. Sc. Taproom of the Mermaid Tavern 

in 1599. BAN 
Mary's wedding. Gilbert Cannan. 2m., 2w., 2s., chorus. Sc. Living 

room in a cottage. CAP, REP, SL 
Mask, a tragedy, The. Laura Sherry. 1m., 2w. Sc. Italian interior. 

The Play-book 2:3-26, Feb. 1915. 
Masks. Perry Boyer Corneau. 1m., lw. Sc. Small pleasantly furnished 

iiving room. Drama 12 : 234-236, April 1922. 
Masks. George Middleton. 2m., 2w. Sc. Doorway from public stairs 

opening immediately upon the living room. MIM 
Masks and men. Sarah Humason. Romantic make-believe play. 8m., 

lw. Sc. An English inn in the 17th century. FSD 

Masque of conservation, A. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 21c., chorus. 
Sc. An American woodland. MBF 

Masque of evening, Edward Viets. Verse. Fanciful. 3m., lw. Sc. 
Meadow. VI 

Masque of morning, The. Edward Viets. Verse. Fanciful. 2m., 6c. 

Sc. A small grassy knoll. VI 

Masque of Pomona, The. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. lb., 2g., 4 
chorus groups. Sc. A glade. MBF 

Masque of the Pied Piper, The. Katharine Lord, lib., lg., Many 
chorus characters. Sc. Out of doors. LLS 

Masque of the two strangers, The. Lady Alice Egerton. 3m., llw. 
Sc. Out of doors greenwood. Cl 

Masque of women poets, A. Amelia Josephine Burr. 25w. Sc. Sim- 
ple stage. Stratford Journal 1 : 13-33, March 1917. 

Masqueraders; or, A game of dominoes, The. Louise Emile Dubry. 
Trans, by L. A. Bradbury. 6m., 4w., chorus. Sc. Ante-room adjoin- 
ing a ball room. WEP 

Massasoit's illness. Louise E. Tucker and Estellc L. Ryan. 4b., chorus 
characters. Sc. A wigwam. TRH 

Master, The. Padriac H. Pearse. Verse. Irish play. 10m. Sc. A 

little cloister in a woodland. PRZ, PS 
Master of the house, The. Stanley Houghton. 4m., 2w. Sc. Parlor. 

HF 
Master skylark. Anna M. Liitkenhaus. Adapted from the book by John 

Bennett. Shakespeare play. 6b., 3g.. chorus. Sc. Out of doors in 

Stratford in time of Shakespeare. LU, MTC 
Master wayfarer. J. E. Harold Terry. A happening of long ago. 3m., 

lw. Sc. Parlor of an inn in England in 18th century. FSD 
Masterpiece, The. Malcolm Morley. 2m., 2w. Sc. Apartment in 

Montmarte Paris. MOL 

Matchmaker, The. Everett II. Rupert. Comedy. 2m., lw. Sc. Liv- 
ing room of bachelor apartment in N. Y. FSD 

Matchmakers. Seumas O'Brien. Comedy. 3m., 3w. Sc. Parlor. OD 
Mate, The. Arthur Schnitzler. 4m., lw., Is. Sc. An artistic room. 

SG 
Mates. Wilfred Wilson Gibson. Verse. 1m., 2w. Sc. Cottage. GID, 

GIP 
Matinata. Lawrence Langner. Comedy. Pierrot play. 2m., lw. Sc. 

Small room in a large city. LAF, SCO 
Matrimonial fog. Florence Clay Knox. Comedy. 3m., lw. Sc. A 

secluded corner on the veranda of a country club. B 



128 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Matrimonial tiff. Harold Sanders. 2m., Iw. Sc. Neatly furnished 
room. FP 

Matrimonial venture, A. Charles S. Bird. Farce. 2m., 3w. Sc. Re- 
ception room. FSD 

t Matter of duty, A. Binney Gunnison. Adapted from "The Dolly Dia- 
logues" by Anthony Hope. Comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. Afternoon tea. 
GU 

Matter of husbands, A. Ferenc Molnar. English text by Benjamin 
Glazer. 2w. Sc. Drawing room. LO 

Maw Moseley's courtin' lamp. Emily Hewitt Leland. 1m., 2w. Sc. 

Cabin in the Kentucky mountains. G2 
t May. Alice W. Chaplin. 5g. Sc. Living room. CHC 

May baskets new, a springtime playlet. 2m.. 2w., 4c., choruses. Sc. 
Out of doors. Woman's Home Companion 45 : 39, 81, May 1918. 

May-day. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 1m., 2\v. Many chorus characters. 
Sc. Interior of a Puritan home. MPP 

* Mayflower compact, The. Eleanore Hubbard. Love and order. 9b., 

chorus. Sc. Cabin of the Mayflower. HUC 
Maypole morning. Harold Brighouse. Historical background. 5m., 

4w., chorus. Sc. Green near Tunbridge Wells in 1665. BRP 
Me and Betty. Ragna B. Eskil. Comedy of rural life. 2m., 5w. Sc. 

Room in a house in a village. DEP 
"Me and my diary." Gertrude E. Jennings. 1m., 5w. Sc. Interior. 

FSD 

* Meaning of Thanksgiving Day. Carolyn Wells. 4m., 8w. Sc. Har- 

vest Hall. PPP, Ladies' Home Journal 38:30, 79-80, Nov. 1921. 
Mechanical Jane. M. E. Barber. 3w. Sc. Sitting room. FSD 
Meddler, The. Henry Bailey Stevens. The voice of love. 6m., Ib. Sc. 

A room just off the street in an old-fashioned house. STE 

Medea. Thomas Sturge Moore. Verse. Greek drama. Suitable for 
chamber presentation. 3m., 4w. Sc. Curtain. MOT 

t Medicine show, The. Stuart Walker. 3m. Sc. On bank of a river 
within sight of a town. SL, WP 

Meet my wife. Harry L. Newton. Comedy. Dramatic incident. 2m., 
Iw. Sc. Parlor. WHP 

Meeting, The. R. E. Rogers. 4w., 3m. Sc. Tapestry chamber in Po- 
lenta's house at Ravenna. Harvard Monthly 42 : 148-153, May 190G. 

* Meeting of the ghosts, The. Marie Irish. 3b., 3g. Sc. Sitting room. 

IP 
Melinda and her sisters. Mrs. O. H. P. Belmont and Elsie Maxwell. 

Suffrage play. 6m., 13w., chorus. Sc. Pretentious garden. BM, 

BMM 
Melodrama. J. R. Milne. 2m., 2w. Sc. Living room. Smart Set 60 : 

95-99, Sept. 1919. 
Melon thief, The. Trans, from the Japanese by Tone Noguchi. 2m. 

Sc. A melon patch. Poet Lore 15 : 40-42, Spring 1904. 
Melon thief, The. From a mediaeval Japanese farce by Shigeyoshi Obata. 

2m. Sc. A melon patch. Drama 10:104-107, Dec. 1919. 
Member for literature, The. Maurice Baring. Political farce. 5m., 

many chorus characters. Sc. A platform in a hall in Battersea. BA 

* Memorial Day. Eleanore Hubbard. 5b., 4g., chorus. Sc. Cemetery. 

HUD 

* Memorial day pageant. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 43c., chorus. Sc. 

Out of doors or a large stage. MBM 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 129 

Men not wanted. Bell Elliott Palmer. 8w. Sc. Interior. DEP 
Men who loved Mamie, The. C. W. Hogg. 2m. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Meow! Fannie Cannon and Alice E. Ives. Comedy. 2w. Sc. Sitting 

room. DEP 

Mere man, A. Edith Palmer Painton. 1m., 5w. Sc. Parlor. EP 
Merediths entertain, The. Whitney Darrow. 2m., 4w. Sc. Living 

room. PPP 
f Merry Christmas. Alice W. Chaplin. 4g. Sc. Room in a hotel in a 

South Dakota town. CHC 

* Merry Christmas Jake. Marie Irish. Christmas play. 3b., 2g. Sc. 

Interior. 1C 

Merry death, A. Nicholas Evreinov. A Harlequinade. Trans, from the 
Russian. 4m., Iw. Sc. A room in which there is a bed. BFR, MR 

* Merry Jerry. Mrs. Isabel Anderson. 3b., lg., chorus. Sc. Courtyard 

of the palace of Neptune. AE 

Merry merry cuckoo, The. Jeanette Marks. Verse. 3m., 2w. Sc. 
A garden. MA, MT, SS, The Dramatist 4 : 291-300, Oct. 1912. Met- 
ropolitan 36:45-47, July 1912. 

Merry widow hat. Helen Sherman Griffith. Farce. 5w. Sc. Inte- 
rior. B 

* Merrymount. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. lib., Sg. Sc. An open 

glade. MPY 

Message of Lazarus, The. C. E. Laurence. 1m., 2w. Sc. Doorway of 
house in Bethany. Nineteenth Century 91 : 170-6. Jan. 1922. 

* Messenger birds, The. Edna Randolph Worrell. Christmas play. Any 

number of children. Sc. Interior. GUB 
Metal checks, The. Louise Driscoll. Verse. 2m. Sc. Bare room 

scantily furnished. Poetry 5 : 49-54, Nov. 1914. 
Michael. David Pinski. Authorized translation from the Yiddish by 

Isaac Goldberg. 3m., Iw., Is. Sc. Garden of King Saul. PTK, 

Stratford Journal 2 : 27-35. April 1918. 

* Middle of the night, The. E. M. Fotheringham. 2b., 2g. Sc. Nurs- 

ery. FG 

Midnight marauders, The. Frank Dumont. Farce. 5m., 2w. Sc. 
In front of a house. WHP 

Midnight trespasser. No author given. 1m., Iw. Sc. Handsome 
room. DPP 

Midsummer eve. Gordon Bottomley. Verse. 2m., 5w. Sc. Interior of 
an old barn. BKL 

f Miggs' revenge. No author given. Adapted from Dickens' Barnaby 
Rudge. lb., lg. Sc. Street. BAB 

Milestones. Arthur Schnitzler. Trans, from the German. Anatol play. 
1m., Iw. Sc. Interior. SAA 

Militant God. Clifford Greve. Tragedy. 2m., Iw. Sc. Interior of 
cabin near volcano in Mexico. GRE 

t Military and medicine. Edith Brown-Evarts. From the comedy of 
Colman "The Poor Gentleman.'' 2b. Sc. Interior. BEY 

* Mill that ground hot porridge, The. Augusta Stevenson, lib., 3g. 

Sc. Out of doors. SCI 

* Miller, his son and their donkey, The. Augusta Stevenson. 6b., 6g. 

Sc. A bridge, near a town, not far from a fair. SC3 

Millet group, A. Marguerite Merington. From the picture "The Ange- 
lus" by Millet. 3m., 4w., Ic. Sc. A large frame. MPZ 



130 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Millions in it, Edwin Bateman Morris. Comedy. 5m., lw. Sc. Inte- 
rior. PPP 

Milly dear. Alice Brown. 2m., 2w. Sc. A charmingly furnished sitting 
room. BO 

Miniature, The. Walter Frith. 2m., 2w. Sc. Interior of a flat. FSD 

Mining agent, The. Fred H. James. Comedy. 1m., lw. Sc. Busi- 
ness office. Stagelore p. 205, Feb. 1912. 

Minister pro tem, A. Katharine Kavanaugh. Comedy. 4m., 2w. Sc. 

Interior. DEP 
f Minister's daughter, The. Clara J. Denton. Christmas play. lb., 

4g. Sc. Plain interior. SI 

^ Minister's dream, The. Katharine Lord. Thanksgiving fantasy of 
Puritan life. Gb., 7g., chorus of b. Sc. Living room. LLP, LLR 

Minister's first at home, The. John Kendrick Bangs. 2m., 3w. Sc. 
Drawing room of parsonage. Ladies' Home Journal 20:10, 90-91, 
Mar. 1909. 

$ Minister's messenger, The. Evangeline L. Bretherton. 14g. Sc. 
Large unadorned room with simple furniture. FSD 

Ministers of grace. J. Hartley Manners. 3m.. 2w. Sc. Library in 
fine house in London. Smart Set 38: 129-142, Sept. 1912. 

Minister's wife, The. Helen Sherman Griffith. Farce. Gw. Sc. In- 
terior. PPP 

Minos, King of Crete. Maurice Hewlett. Verse. Ancient Greek theme. 
Tragic. 9m., lw. Sc. Sea wall at Cnossus. HE A 

* Minty-Malviny's Santa Glaus. Elsie Hobart Carter. 3b.. 4g. Sc. 

Interior of handsome lodging house in New Orleans. CCC 
Minuet, A. Louis N. Parker. French Revolution play. 2m., lw. Sc. 

Living room of gaoler's quarters. FSD, Century 89 : 370-370, Jan. 

1915. 
Miracle of the corn, The. Padraic Colum. Irish legend. 3m., 4w., Ic. 

Sc. Interior of farmhouse in Ireland in olden times. CDL, Theatre 

Arts Magazine 5 : 323-332, Oct. 1921. 
Mirage. George M. P. Baird. 2m., 4w. Sc. Roof of an adobe house in 

a Hopi Pueblo. SCO, STK 
Mirror of time, The. Cyril Wentworth Hogg. 1m., lw. Sc. Cosy 

room adjoining a dining room. FSD 
$ Mirth-provoking school room, The. Emily David. Farce. Gb., 8g. 

Sc. Rural school room. FL 
Mis' Mercy. Louise Whitefield Bray. 3m., 2vv. Sc. Old fashioned 

kitchen. FS3 
f Miss Burnett puts one over. Ethelyn Sexton. College play. Gg. Sc. 

College dormitory. EP 
Miss Burney at court. Maude Morrison Frank. 2m., 3w., Is. Sc. 

Fanny Burney's drawing room. FSP 
f Miss Civilization. Richard Harding Davis. 4m., lw., chorus. Sc. 

Dining room of a country house. DAF, FSD, Collier's Weekly 34: 

10 -17, 20-21, Dec. 3, 1904. 
Miss Deborah's pocket hook. Alice C. Thompson. Gw. Sc. Parlor. 

PPP 

* Miss Dohson. Lady Bell. Comedy. 4g. Sc. Unimportant. BEJ 
Miss Doulton's orchids. Margaret Cameron. Comedy. 3m., 3w. Sc. 

Living room of suburban home. CAC 

Miss Jones, journalist. J. Butler Haviland. 1m., lw. Sc. Interior. 
B 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 131 

Miss Judith Macan. Binney Gunnison. Adapted from Charles Lever's 
Charles O'Malley. Comedy. 4m., lw., chorus characters. Sc. Draw- 
ing room. GU 

Miss Julia. August Strindberg. Trans, from the Swedish. Natural- 
istic. 1m., 2w. Sc. A large kitchen. STO 

Miss Maria. Maude B. Vosburgh. Dramatization of a story by Mar- 
garet Deland. 3m., 3\v. Sc. Old fashioned sitting room. FSD 

Miss Myrtle says "Yes." Mark O'Dea. 1m. 3w. Sc. Village millinery 
store. OR 

Miss Oliver's dollars. Emillie Callaway. Farce. 8w. Sc. Interior. 
B 

Miss Parkington. May E. Countryman. Farce. 1m., 3w. Sc. In- 
terior. B 

Miss Poinsettia: Christmas play. Lillian Schrciner. ">!>.. 19g. Sc. 
Any interior. EP 

Miss Sqneers* tea-party. Horace B. Browne. Adapted from Charles 
Dickens' Nicholas Nickleby. 2m., 2w. Sc. Parlor. BD 

Miss Susan's fortune. Alice C. Thompson. Comedy. Gw. Sc. Inte- 
rior. Pl'P 

Miss Tassey. Elizabeth Baker. 5w. Sc. Dormitory for the use of the 
women of a commercial establishment. CBI, SIJ 

Miss Todd's vampire. Sally Shute. Comedy. 1m., 4w. Sc. Sitting 
room. B 

Missing card, The. John Hay Beith. (Ian Hay, pseud.) 2m., 2w. 
Sc. Drawing room. BEG 

Missing guest, The. Roland K. Young. 3m., 3w. Sc. Dining room of 
apartment on Riverside Drive. Smart Set 50 : 79-82, Dec. 1916. 

Missing liner. C. Gordon Kurtz. 1m., lw. Sc. Handsomely furnished 
room. STB 

Mistake at the manor, A. Maude Morrison Frank. 2m., lw., 3s. Sc. 
Dining hall. FSP 

Mistake in identity, A. Benj. L. C. Griffith. 2w. Sc. Ladies' sit- 
ting room in a hotel. GR 

Mistletoe. Anne M. Mitchell. Adapted from the story by Alice Brown. 
2m., 3w. Sc. Kitchen. DAK 

Mistletoe and holly. May Pemberton. 5c. Sc. A bare scantily fur- 
nished kitchen. PC 

Mistletoe and Holly-berry, an old English Christmas play. Marie 

J. Warren. Any number of characters. Sc. Kitchen of a farm. B 
Mistress Mary gives a garden party. Mabel R. Goodlander. 13c. 

Sc. Stage. CF 
Mistress Runaway. M. Lefuse. Romantic comedy. 4w. Sc. Parlor 

of small in 11 in England in early- 19th century. FSD 
Mobs-woman; or, The cry of Ishmael, The. Leon M. Lion and W. 

Strange Hall. 2m., 2w. Sc. Brightly furnished room. FSD 
Model growl. Agness Electra Platt. Store window wax figure comedy. 

1m., 8w. Sc. Store window. WEP 
Modern autocrat, The. Louise Collins. A comedy of cross purposes. 

1m., lw. Sc. Breakfast room. Smart Set 8 : 157-158, Dec. 1902. 
Modern child. Julieu Gordon. (Mrs. Van Rensselaer Cruger) lw. 

Ig. Sc. Piazza and a hammock. Smart Set 1 :79-85, May 1900. 
Modern daughter, A. Julien Gordon (Mrs. Van Rensselaer Cruger) 

2w. Sc. Drawing room in N. Y. Smart Set 1 : 77-82, April 1900. 



132 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Modern dialogue. Oliver Herford. 1m., Iw. Sc. On Manhattan Is- 
land. Smart Set 7 : 53-54, Aug. 1902. 

Modern Harlequinade, A. Colin Campbell Clements. Poet Lore 31 : 
579-603. Winter 1920. 

Modern masque, A. Mary MacMillan. 3m., 4w. Literary background. 
Sc. An open green. MS 

Modern menage, A. Harriet Holmes Haslett. Tragic farce. 3m., Iw., 
Ic. Sc. Living room of a bungalow. HAE 

Modern minuet, A. Harriet Monroe. Verse. 1m., Iw. Sc. Small 
room opening into a dance hall. MOP 

Modern Mother, A. Julien Gordon. (Mrs. Van Rensselaer Cruger) 
1m., 2w. Sc. 1. A drawing room. Sc. 2 The garden. Smart Set 
1 : 79-8G, Mar. 1900. 

Modern prodigal, A. Horace Holley. 2m. Sc. Well furnished li- 
brary of a home. HOR 

f Modesty. Paul Hervieu. Trans, by Barrett H. Clark. Comedy. 2m., 
Iw. Sc. Parlor. FSD, LC 

Mollie and the milliner. Marianne Stayton. Farce. 1m., 3w. Sc. 
Hat shop. FSD 

Mollusk or suffragette? Elizabeth Overstreet Cuppy. 3m., 3w. Sc. 
Cozy living room. Putnam's 7 : 172-181, Nov. 1909. 

* Molly's Christmas tree. Willis N. Bugbee. 4b., Gg. Sc. Living room. 

BUJ 

* Molly's New Year's party. Emilie Blackmore Stapp and Eleanor 

Cameron. A January play. 8b., Gg., 17 chorus groups. Sc. Sitting 
room. SCH 

Monday, a lame minuet. Alfred Kreymborg. Gw. Sc. Box like land- 
ing of New York tenement. KMA, Drama 10 : 264-271, May 1920. 

Monkey's paw. The. William Wymark Jacobs and Louis N. Parker. 
Superstition. 4m., Iw. Sc. Interior. FSD 

Monsieur Galespard and Mademoiselle Jeanne. John V. Craven, 
Jr. 2m., Iw. Sc. A Parisian restaurant. Smart Set 70 : 69-73, 
March 1923. 

Monsieur Lamblin. George Ancey. Trans, from the French by Bar- 
rett H. Clark. 1m., 3w., Is. Sc. Stylish drawing room. SL, 'Strat- 
ford Journal 1 : 34-45, March 1917. 

* Monster in the garden, The. Lady Bell. Comedy. lb., 3g. Sc. 

Unimportant. BEJ 
Mood of a moment, The. George S. Viereck. 2m., Iw., chorus. Sc. 

Small room off of main drawing room. VG, International 11 : 13-16, 

Jan. 1917. 
Moon of the Caribbees, The. Eugene O'Neill. 17m., 4w., chorus m. 

Sc. Forward section of main deck of British tramp steamer. OMC, 

Smart Set 55 : 73-86, Aug. 1918. 

* Moon's silver cloak, The. Augusta Stevenson. lOc Sc. The sky. 

SCI 
Moon tide. Colin Campbell Clements. 2m. Sc. Shack at end of an 

old deserted wharf. CLD 
Moonshine. Arthur Hopkins. 2m. Sc. Hut of a moonshiner in the 

mountains of N. <C. FSD, LC, Theatre Arts Magazine 3 : 51-62, Jan. 

1919. 
Moonshine. Laurence Housman. Pierrot play. 4m. Sc. Night in a 

quiet street. HAB 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 133 

Morals and circumstance. Bertram Bloch. 2m., 3w. Sc. Sun- 
parlor of country home. Smart Set 58 : 87-95, April 1919. 

More time out. Carolyn F. Rice. Farce. 7w. Sc. Interior of em- 
ployment agency. MAP 

Morituri: Teias. Hermann Sudermaun. Trans, from the German. 
8m., 2w., chorus. Sc. Before the king's tent. MR, Poet Lore 9 : 
330-352, July-Sept. 1897. 

Mormonizing. Daisy McGeoch. Comedy. 2m., Sw. Sc. Sitting room. 
MAC 

Morning after the night before, The. Harry L. Newton. Domestic 
comedy. 3m., Iw. Sc. Drawing room. WHP 

Morning after the play, The. W. Steell. Comedy. 2m., 3w. Sc. 
Attractive interior. B 

Morning call, A. Charles Dance. Romantic comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. 
Drawing room. PH, WEP 

Morraca. Winthrop Parkhurst. 5m., 3w. Others. Sc. Great recep- 
tion hall in court of the king of the Chaldeans. Drama 8 : 536-574, 
Nov. 1918. 

Mortal coils. Aldous Huxley. 4m., 3w. Sc. Terrace outside an Ital- 
ian hotel. HU 

Moses in the bulrushes. Rita Benton. Bible play. 5g., Ic. chorus. 
Sc. A marshy place by a river. BSD 

Moth balls. Sallie Kemper. 3w. Sc. Sitting room in cottage. B 

Mother, The. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Verse. 2w., Ic. Sc. Lonely 
moorland cottage. GID, GIP 

Mother and son, tr. from the Yiddish. J. Halpern. 3m. 2w. Sc. 
Room in the house of the old Rabbi in a small Polish village. BLK 

Mother Autumn and North 'Wind. Eleanor L. Skinner and Ada M. 
S. Skinner. 9c. Sc. An open place. SSC 

Mother Goose and her flock. Marie Irish. 10b., lOg. Sc. Unim- 
portant. IPP 

Mother Goose Christmas, A. S. Decatur Smith, Jr. 21 characters. 
Sc. Nursery. Ladies' Home Journal 25 : 19, 75, Dec. 1907. 

Mother Goose garden. Constance Wilcox. 6b., (5g. Sc. A garden. 
WTC 

Mother Goose up-to-date. Hester Donaldson Jenkins. A health play. 
5b., Gg. Sc. Empty platform. JE 

Mother Goose's Christmas party. Winnie Saunders. Christmas play. 
lb., llg. Sc. Unimportant. FIL 

Mother Goose's gosling. Elizabeth F. Guptill. Play containing songs 
with music. 7b., 9g. Sc. No scenery. DEP 

Mother-love. Gertrude Buck. 1m., 3w. Sc. Maggie's sewing room- 
shabbily furnished. Drama 9 : 1-30, Feb. 1919. 

Motherlove. August Strindberg. 4w. Se. Interior of a fisherman's 
cottage. SM 

Mother love finds a way. Mae Stein Soble. Bible play Moses 8g. 
Sc. Scantily furnished room in a rude hut in ancient Egypt. SOB 

Mother Nature's trumpeter. Sidney Baldwin. Admits of dancing in 
the play. 12 or more c. Sc. Under the forests in early spring. 
BAL 

Motherly love. August Strindberg. 4w. Sc. Room with window. 
STW 



134 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLATS 

Mother-of-pearl. Gertrude Jennings. Comedy of slums of London. 

1m.. 2\v. Sc. Button stall. FSD 
Mothers, The. Mrs. Haveloek Ellis. 1m., 2\v. Sc. Cornish farm 

kitchen. EL 
f Mothers. George Middleton. 1m., 2w. Sc. Living room in a large 

apartment hotel. MIT 
Mothers of men. IVrcival Wilde. Great War background. 2\v. Sc. 

Sumptuously furnished drawing room. WU 
Mothers on strike; or, Local number one. Carl Webster Pierce. 

Comedy. 3m., 3w. Sc. Interior. B 
Motor mishap, A. Malcolm Morley. Comedy. 2m., Iw. Sc. The 

Bath High Road. MOL 
Mountain She-Devil, The. Yoiie Noguchi. 2\v., Is., chorus. Sc. 

None given. Poet Lore 29:447-451, Autumn 1918 

* Mouths, The. Christina G. Rossetti. A pageant. Gb., 6g., many chorus 

groups. Sc. A cottage with its grounds. MTC 
"Movies." Thomas King Moylan. Irish farce, run., 2\v. Sc. An Irish 

country roadside. MOO 
Mr. and Mrs. P. Roe. Martyn Johnson. 1m.. 3w. Sc. Attic chamber 

in slum tenement. Drama 13 : 92-95, Dec. 1922. 
Mr. Brent's -wife. James Regnart. 4m., 2w. Sc. Narrow garden at 

back of a house on the "North Shore." Harvard Monthly 32 : 96-110 

May 1901. 
Mr. Editor. Ward Macauley. Comedy. 7m., 2w. Sc. Newspaper 

office. PPP 
Mr. Enright entertains, a possibility. Avery Abbott. 5m., 3w., Ig. 

Sc. Tasteful dining room. Poet Lore 34 : 127-144, Spring 1923. 

* Mr. February Thaw. Emilie Blackmore Stapp and Eleanor Cameron. 

A February play. 7b., Ig., 2 chorus groups g. Sc. Poorly furnished 

attic. SCH 
Mr. Eraser's friends. Wilbur S. Tupper. A satire. 5m., Iw. Sc. 

Simple interior. TU 
Mr. George's shooting gallery. Horace B. Browne. From Charles 

Dickens' Bleak House. 5m., Iw. Sc. Living room at a "shooting 

gallery" BD 

Mr. Guppy's proposal. Horace B. Browne. From Dickens' Bleak 

House. 1m., Iw. Sc. A room. BD 
Mr. Icky, the quintessence of quaintness. F. Scott Fitzgerald. 3m., 

Iw.. several c. Sc. Exterior cottage in West Suffolkshire. Smart 

Set 61 : 93-98, March 1920. 
Mr. Lorelei, a folk comedy. Paul Armstrong. 1m., 2w. Sc. Living 

room in a new house. Smart Set 48 : 233-242, Jan. 1916. 
Mr. McArdle's guest. D. S. Maddox. Farce. 3m., 1\V; Sc. Plainly 

furnished dining room. B 

Mr. Micawber's prospects. Horace B. Browne. From Dickens' David 

Copperfield. 3m., Iw. Sc. Room in London. BD 
Mr. Pecksniff's pleasant family party. Horace B. Browne. From 

Dickens' Martin Chuzzlewit. 4m., 5w. Sc. Room. BD 
Mr. Richey changes his mind. Lee Owen Snook. Christmas play. 

4m., 4w., chorus. Sc. Office of department store. EP 
Mr. Shakespeare at school, a short play for women. Caroline 

Duer. lOw. Sc. School room. Smart Set 7 : 65-73, June 1902. 
Mr. Sprigg's little trip to Europe. Comedy. Dream play. 1m., lOw. 

Sc. Interior. PPP 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 135 

Mr. Steinmann's corner. Alfred Sutro. A study in sentiment. 2m., 
2w. Sc. Sumptuously furnished drawing room. FSD, SFA 

Mr. Venus's shop. Horace Browne. From Dickens' Our Mutual Friend. 
'2m., 3b. Sc. A shop. BD 

Mr. Willoughby calls. John Jex. 3m., Iw. Sc. Music room. JEP 

Mrs. Bompton's dinner party. Bernard Sobel. 6m., lOw. Sc. Din- 
ing room of handsome residence. ST 

Mrs. Busby's pink tea. Mary Moucure Parker. Comedy, lin., 7w. 
Sc. Interior. DPP 

Mrs. Carver's fancy ball. Maisie B. Whiting. Comedy. 4m., 3w. 
Sc. Interior. DEP 

Mrs. Coulson's daughter. Elizabeth Gale. llw. Sc. Sitting room. 
FSD 

Mrs. Elwell's paper. J. L. Harbour. Comedy. 1m., 4w. Sc. Interior. 
G2 

Mrs. Flynn's lodgers. H A. Kniffin. 4m., Iw. Sc. Combined bed- 
room and studio. FSD 

Mrs. Forrester's crusade. C. Leona Dalrymple. Farce against slang. 
1m., 2w. Sc. Interior. FI'D 

Mrs. Hardcastle's journey. Binney Guunison. Adapted from Gold- 
smith's "She stoops to conquer." Comedy. 3m., Iw. Sc. The back 
of a garden. GU 

Mrs. Harrison. John Masefield. 3m., Iw. Sc. Room. MTA 

Mrs. Harwood's secret. Binney Gunnison. Adapted from Mrs. Oli- 
phant's "The story of a Governess." 5m., 4w. Sc. An unoccupied 
wing of a house. GU 

Mrs. Hazenby's health. Curtis Brown. 1m., 3w. Sc. Drawing room. 
WIA 

Mrs. Hoops-Hooper and the Hindu. Mary Moncure Parker. Comedy 
12w. Sc. Living room. DEP 

Mrs. Jenkins' brilliant idea. Jessie Kelley. Comedy. Sw. Sc. 
Room. DEP 

Mrs. McGreevy's boarders. Ward Macauley. Cm., 5w. Sc. Back 
parlor of a boarding house. PPP 

Mrs. Mack's example. Flora Bigelow Dodge. 3m., 2w. Sc. 1. Draw- 
ing room, Sc. 2. Bedroom. Sc. 3. Sitting room. Smart Set 5 : 51-00, 
Sept. 1901. 

Mrs. Marconi. E. M. Fotheringham. 2b., Ig. Sc. Sitting room. FG 

Mrs. Molly. Rachel Crothers. 1m., 2w. Sc. Boudoir in a summer cot- 
tage. Smart Set 27 : 104-113, Mar. 1909. 

Mrs. Pat and the law. Mary Aldis. 2m., 2w., lc. Sc. A small poor 
room in tenement flat. AP, MA 

Mrs. Pipp's Waterloo. Ellis O. Jones. 2m., 2w. Sc. Reception room 
of a home. - Woman's Home Companion 41 : 23-24, Apr. 1914. 

Mrs. Pollywigs and her wonderful -wax works. Anna M. Liitken- 
haus. 2.~ic. Sc. Platform of a concert hall. LIT 

Mrs. Potiphar pays a call. Samuel D. McCoy. 1m.. 2w. Sc. Bil- 
liard room of residence of Prince in Egypt. Smart Set 37 : 123-125, 
May 1912. 

Mrs. Potter buys a present. Harold Susman. 1m., Iw., Sc. Jewel- 
er's shop. Smart Set 32 : 107-108, Nov. 1910 

Mrs. Randy's Christmas. Ellen M. Willard. Og., 2b. Sc. Bare room. 
WY 



136 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

* Mrs. Santa Glaus, militant. Bell Elliott Palmer. Christmas comedy. 

5b., 4g. Sc. Living room. EP 

Mrs. Snagby's guests. Horace B. Browne. From Dickens' Bleak 
House. 2m., 3\v. Sc. Drawing room. BD 

Mrs. Stubbin's book agent. Henry Cutler Stearns. Farce. 3m., 2\v. 
Sc. Sitting room. DEP 

Mrs. Sullivan's social tea. Laura Frances Kelley. Comedy of the 
newly rich. 1m., 12w. Sc. Gaudily furnished room. DEP 

Mrs. Tibbs boarding bouse. Horace B. Browne. A play from Dick- 
ens. 5m., 5w. Sc. Parlor of a boarding house in London. BD 

* Mrs. Tubb's telegram. Katharine M. Rice. Comedy. 4w., 3b., 2g., 

other c. Sc. Kitchen. St. Nicholas 32 : 344-355, Feb. 1905. 
Much too sudden. Alice C. Thompson. Comedy. 7w. Sc. Parlor. B 
Mud. Isabel McKiuney. 3rn., lw. Sc. Interior of commodious and 

snugly built log cabin. Poet Lore 30 : 417-427, Autumn 1919. 
Muddle-Annie. Harold Chapin. 2m., 5w. Sc. Parlor. REP 

* Muffin man, The. John Gemmell. lb. Sc. Unimportant. FG 
Mulan. Torao Taketomo. 2m., 2w., villagers. Sc. Room in village 

house in Northern China. Asia 19 : 1258-12G1, Dec. 1919. 
Mummers' play, The. J. Kinchin Smith. Verse. 9m. Sc. Not given. 

Theatre Arts Magazine 7 : G3-C8, Jan. 1923. 
Murderer, The. Clarendon Ross. 2m. Sc. Depths of a forest. Poet 

Lore 30 : 59G-GOO. Winter 1919. 
$ Murdering the language. Edith F. A. U. Painton. Gb., Gg. Sc. A 

bare room. PAD 
Murdering Selina. Margaret Scott Oliver. 4m., 2w., lb. Sc. Interior 

of a frame restaurant in the park. OS 

* Mushroom meadow. The. Catharine A. Morin. 14c. Sc. A damp 

green meadow. BHP 
Music hath charms. Grace Luce Irwin. Farce. 1m., lw. Sc. Poor 

room in a players' boarding house. ID 
Music hath charms. Gerald Pioneer. College comedy. Baseball. IGm. 

Sc. Interior. FSD 
Mustard plasters, The. George H. Willard. Comedy. 1m., lw. Sc. 

Drawing room. DPP 
My friend's in town. Emily Herey Denison. 1m., lw. Sc. Library 

in a fashionable apartment. DL 
My lady dreams. Eugene Pillot. 4w., 2c. Sc. Lady's boudoir. PI, 

STW 
t My lady's lace. Edward Knoblock. 2m., 2w. Sc. Garden of a small 

Dutch house of about 16GO. WWS 
My Mexican rose. Katharine Kavanaugh. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. 

Garden. DPP 

My milliner's bill. William Clark Stewart. Farce. 1m., lw. Sc. In- 
terior. FSD 
My son Arthur. Mary F. Kingston. Comedy. 2m., 8w. Sc. Office of 

summer hotel. FP 
My tailor. Alfred Capus. Trans, by Barrett H. Clark. 1m., 2w. Sc. 

Drawing room of Paris apartment. Smart Set 54 : 75-84, Feb. 1918. 
My wife's husband. Hilton Coon. Farce, 3m., 4w. Sc. Interior. 

APP 

Mysterious will, The. Harold Selman. Comedy. 2m., lw. Sc. Inte- 
rior. FSD 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 137 

Mystery, a one-act comedietta containing a moral for young gentlemen. 

Hulbert Footner. 2m., 3w. Sc. Sitting room. Woman's Home 

Companion 39 : 8-9, G9, Jan. 1912. 
Mystery of Beacon Hill. Emily Herey Denison. 2m., lw., lg., Is. w. 

Sc. Living room of a log-house. DL 
Mystic seven; or, The law of the fire. Mrs Arthur T. Seymour. 

Camp fire play. 8g., chorus. Sc. Sitting roem. B 



N 

Nakamitsu. Basil Hall Chamberlain. Japanese lyric drama. 4m., lb., 

chorus. CIIB 
Nance Oldfield. Charles Reacle. 3m., 2w. Sc. Interior of an English 

home in the eighteenth century. B 

Nanny Etticoat. Someple. (pseud.) 32c. Sc. Interior. SO 
Napoleon and the sentry. P. B. Corneau. 3m., lw. Sc. Sentry's 

post. DPP 
Napoleon's barber. Arthur Caesar. 3m., lw. Sc. An 18th century 

barber shop in a small French village. t SCO 
Nari-Kin. Yozan T. Iwasaki. tr. from the Japanese. Farce of modern 

Japan. 5m., 2w. Sc. Dwelling in the poor quarter of Asaka. 
Narrow escape, A. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. Ryan. John Smith 

and Pocohontas play. Gb., lg. Sc. Small glade in a forest. TRH 
Narrow squeak, A. Lillian Bennet Thompson and George Hubbard. 

Comedy. 3m., lw. Sc. Office. FSD 
Nature play in a city school, A. Anna M. Liitkenhaus. 30c. Sc. 

Schoolroom. LU 

Naughty comet. The. Laura E. Richards. 7b., chorus b. Sc. Court- 
yard of large building. RP 
Nazareth. Laurence Housman. Morality. Childhood of Christ. Verse. 

10m., 2w., lc. Sc. The Carpenter's shop. FSD 
Neath the scepter of Susan. Margaret G. Parsons. 2b., lOg. Sc. 

Boarding school about 1840. PR 
Necessary evil. The. Charles Rann Kennedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. Sitting 

room. KEN 
Neighbors, The. Zona Gale. Picture of village life. Suitable for 

women's clubs. 2m., 6w. Sc. Plain room. B, WIP 
Nelli.iumbo. Stuart Walker. 4m., 2w., chorus characters. Sc. Room. 

WA 
Nelson touch, The. F. Fenn. 3m., 2w. Sc. English inn at time of 

Napoleon. FSD 

Nero's Mother. Stephen Phillips. Ancient Rome. 2m., 3w. Sc. Cham- 
ber in a villa on the shore of Lucrine Lake. PHI 

Nest, The. John Jex. 2m., 3w. Sc. Interior of a bungalow. JEP 
Nettle, The. Ernest Warren. Romantic comedy. 1m., lw. Sc. Poorly 

furnished room. PH 
Neuters, The. David Carb. 1m., 2w. Sc. Living room of a bungalow. 

Harvard Monthly 47 : 167-172, Jan. 1909. 
Never stretch your legs in a taxi. S. N. Behrman. 3m., lw. Sc. 

Inside of veteran taxi. Smart Set (12 : 71-7G, Aug. 1920. 
Nevertheless. Stuart Walker. 1m., lb., lg. Sc. A room just upstairs. 

SB, WP, WWS 



138 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 



New age, The. David Carb. 5m., 9w. Sc. Room in rural house in 

Virginia. Harvard Monthly 50:7-20, May 1910. 
New day. The. AVilliam T. Demurest. An Arabian play. 

A Bedouin camp. DEM 
New England fable, A. Ludwig Lewisohu. Verse. 4m., 

Woodland. International 10:110-119, April 1917. 
New man in town, A. Clara J. Denton. Farce. Sw. 

interior. 1 >A I 
New names for old. Alice V. Carey. A safety first play. 12c. Sc. 

Interior of American dining room. FSD 
New professor, The. Frances Aymar Mathews. Comedy. 12\v. Sc. 

Interior. DPP 
New Pygmalion and Galatea, The. Sylvan Drey. 3m., 2w. Sc. 

Modern office building. FSD 
New race. Anna Wolfrom. 8m., 2w., chorus. Sc. 

and dilapidated cathedral in N. Y. WOII 
New Red Riding-hood, The. E. S. Brooks. 2b., 

uished parlor. SAB, SAC 
New reporter, The. Franklin Johnston. Farce. 



5m., 3w. Sc. 



3w. Sc. 



Sc. Handsome 



Facade of an ancient 



torial office. FP 
New school-ma'am, 

room. B 
New word, The. J. 



Ig. Sc. Neatly fur- 
Cm., 2w. Sc. Edi- 
The. C. H. McArthur. 2m., Iw. Sc. sitting- 



M. Barrie. 2m., 2w. Sc. A dining room. BE 
New- Year's Day. "The resolutions of Anychild." F. Ursula Payne. 

7c.. Sc. Anyhouse. PP 
News from home. William Giles and Josephine Giles. Comedy. 1m., 

Iw. Sc. Interior. APP 
Newsy wins. Eunice G. Hussey. Book play. log. Sc. Corner of the 

Public Library. PPP 
Next day, The. Clara J. Denton. Christmas play. 3g. Sc. Sitting 

room. I 
Nick Bluster's trick. Eleanor L. Skinner and Ada M. Skinner. 2b., Gg. 

Sc. A cave beside a brook. SSC 
Night. Sholom Ash. Yiddish play. 5m., 3w. Sc. Night in a market 

place. SL/ 

Night. James Oppenheim. Poetic drama. 4m., Iw. Sc. Hilltop. FLS 
Night after; or, Rameses of Mummy row, The. Arthur Blanchard. 

llm. Iw. Sc. Interior. B 
Night at an inn, A. Lord Dunsany. Sm. Sc. A room of an inn. Cl, 

DFN, DFP 
Night-before-Christmas dream, The. Carolyn Wells, llm. or b., 3w. 

or g.. many others. Sc. 1. Child's bedroom. 

Ladies' Home Journal 33 : 36, 111, Nov. 1916. 
Night brings a counselor. Lillian Saunders. 

Drama 13 : 2r>l-2.">3, April 1923. 
Night in Alexandria, A. Ludwig Lewisohn. 2m., 2w. Sc. Lofty 

chamber. Moods 2 : 143-153, Dec. 1909-Jan. 1910. 
Night in Tappan, A. O. B. Dubois. Farce comedy. 2m., 3w. Sc. 

Dining room. FP 
Night of light. The. Louis Kaplan. A Jewish holiday play. 4m., 

4\v. Sc. Sitting room in a Jewish home. BLO 
Night of the wedding, The. Richard Duffy. 1m., 2w. Sc. Room 

in an old fashioned tenement in N. Y. Smart Set 25 : 80-90, May 1908. 



Sc. 2. School room. 



1m., Iw. Sc. Office. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 139 

Night-shift, The. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Verse. 4w. Sc. Cottage 

in the early morning. GID, GIP 

Night watch. Kathleen C. Greene. 4m., lw. Sc. Interior of fisher- 
man's cottage. GDL 
Night watches. Allan Monkhouse. Great War play. Comedy. 3m., 

lw. Sc. Ante-room to the wards in a small Red Cross hospital. MW 
Night wind, a play of Greenwich village, A. Witter Bynner. 2m., 2w. 

Sc. A dingy coffee-room in Greenwich Village. BB 
Nimble-Wit and Fingerkin. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 9c. Sc. 

A somewhat dark room. NIIH 
Ninepin Club, The; or, Flora the Queen of Summer. Caroline A. 

Creevey and Margaret E. Sangster. 32c. Sc. Room in a private 

boarding house. II B 
Ninth night, The. Victor Dyk. Trans, from the Bohemian by Cyril 

Jeffrey Hrbek. 2m., 2w. Sc. Living room. Poet Lore 29:00-101, 

Jan.-Feb. 1918. 
Ninth waltz, The. R. C. Carton (pseud, of R. C. Critchett.) Comedy. 

1m., lw. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Niobe. Thomas Sturge Moore. Verse. '3 voices. Sc. Screen or curtain. 

MOT 
Nishikigi. Motokiyo. Trans, by Ernest Fenollosa. 2m., lw., chorus. 

Sc. Not given. Poetry 4 : 35^18, May 1914. 
No admittance. Evelyn Gray Whiting. Farce. Amateur housekeeping. 

7w. Sc. Interior. B 
No Christmas in the house. Marie Irish. 2b., 3g. Sc. Living room. 

I 
No crown. Clara J. Denton. 2b., chorus. Sc. Soldier's camp with tents. 

DAI 

No girls admitted. Edyth M. Wormwood. 4b., 4g. Sc. Interior. EP 
No man is above the law. Eleanore Hubbnrd. Obedience. 4b., chorus. 

Sc. Interior of a house in New York City in 1880. HUC 
No peddlers admitted. Jeanette Joyce. 2m., lw. Sc. Business 

office. MAP 
"No presents." Clara J. Denton. Christmas play. 5b. Sc. A street. 

I 

No servants. Gertrude E. Jennings. 1m., 5w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
No smoking. Jacinto Benaveute. Trans, from the Spanish by John Gar- 

rett Underbill. 2m., 2w., chorus. Sc. A compartment in a first class 

railway carriage. BJP2, Drama 7 : 78-88, Feb. 1917. 
Noble lord, The. Percival Wilde. Comedy. 2m., lw. Sc. A secluded 

spot in the Maine woods. WED 
"Noblesse oblige." William C. DeMille and John Erskine. 3m., lw. 

Sc. Hunting lodge in 1358. Smart Set 21 : 72-81, Jan. 1907. 
Nocturne. R. L. Roeder. 2 char. Sc. Small room in castle. Moods 

1:4-9. Nov. 1908. 
Nocturne. Anthony Wharton. Comedy. 2m., 3w. Sc. Lodgings in a 

London suburb. FSD 
Noon. Edward Viets. Verse. Fanciful interlude. 2m. Sc. A pleasant 

meadow. VI 
Norah makes a cake. Louise Rand Bascom. Comedy. 2w. Sc. Bare 

room. MBP 
North-pole expedition, A. Marie Irish. 7b. Sc. Deck of a ship. 

IPP 



140 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Northern light, A. William Sharp. Psychic poetic. 2m., Iw. Sc. A 

desolate district of North Scotland. SHV 
Not a bit jealous. Frank Dumont. Comedy. 2m., Iw. Sc. Parlor. 

PPP 

Not at home. Benjamin L. C. Griffith. 2ni. Sc. Interior. GR 
Not at home. Henry Lavedan. Trans, from the French. 2m., 2w., Is. 

Sc. Comfortable sitting room. MR, Poet Lore 28 : 407^13, Vacation 

1917. 
Not in the lessons. Mark O'Dea. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. Boarding 

house in a village. OR 
Not in the regular army. William Sidney Hillyer. Darky farce. 10m. 

Sc. Office. DPP 

Not on the bills. Arthur Lewis Tubbs. Farce. 2m.. 2w. Sc. Mana- 
ger's office in a theatre. PPP 
Not on the programme. Gladys Ruth Bridgham. Comedy. 3m., 3w. 

Sc. Interior. B 
$ Not so bad after all. Edith Brown-Evarts. Farce. Cb., Gg. Sc. 

Sitting room. BEY 
f Not wanted a -wife. Edward B. Fenn. Farce. 3b. Sc. A college 

room. BAT 
Nowadays call, A. Madeline Bridges. 2vv. Sc. Not given. Smart 

Set 23 : 119-120, Oct. 1907. 

Numbers. Grover Theis. 2m., 2w. Sc. Officer's quarters at a consid- 
erable distance from the front. TN 
Nursery maid of heaven, The. Thomas Wood Stevens. Miracle play. 

3m., 6w. Sc. 1. Chapter room of convent. Sc. 2. Cell in convent 

SL 
Nyanysa, a Zulu play. Edith S. Lyttelton. 5m., 3w., w. and c. Sc. 

Interior of a round Kaffir hut. Nineteenth Century 70 : 321-338, Aug. 

1911. 



o 

O Joy San. Katharine Kavanaugh. Japanese comedy. American mar- 
riage. 2m., 4w. Sc. Japanese interior. DEP 

O-Ume's gods. Cale Young Rice. Yerse. 2m., 2w. Sc. A room in a 
house near the sea in ancient Japan. RI 

Oak settle, The. Harold Brighouse. 3m., 2w. Sc. Interior of a farm- 
house. FSD 

Object lesson, An. Frederick Sargent. Dramatic episode. 2m., Iw. 
Sc. Drawing room. FSD 

Obsequies, The. J. L. Morgan. 9m., 2w., many others. Sc. Veranda 
of a fashionable residence. Smart Set 55 : 81-8G, June 1918. 

Obstacle, The. Stephanie Damianakes. Satire. 2m., Iw. Sc. Studio. 
CU 

Octavia. Charles V. H. Roberts. Play of the Roman Empire. 3m., 3w., 
chorus. Sc. A chamber in a villa. ROA 

Odd streak. The. Roland Pertwee. 4w. Sc. Drawing room. FSD 

Off Nags Head; or, The Bell buoy, a tragedy of the North Carolina 
coast. Dougald MacMillan. 2m.. 3w. Sc. Fisherman's hut. CFP 

O'Flaherty, V. C. George B. Shaw. 2m., 2w. Sc. At the door of an 
Irish country house. SH, Hearst's 32 : 87-91, 158-160, 1917. 

Oh Dear! Laura E. Richards. 4b., 2g. Sc. Room. RP 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 141 

Oh! Helpless man! Edgar Morette. Housing problem play. 2m., 2w. 

Sc. Simple interior. B 
Oh Lawsy me! Thomas King Moylan. Irish farce. 4m., 2w. Sc. Two 

back gardens in the suburbs of Dublin. MOO 
Ola, or a Christinas present for Mother. John H. Macdonald. 

Christmas play. 2b., 3g. Sc. Sitting room. TMP 

Old class reunion, The. Willis N. Bugbee. 7m., 7w. Sc. School hall 
or assembly room. BUP 

Old friends together. Myrtle C. Cherryman. Christmas play. 7b., 
5g. Sc. Parlor. DAH 

Old King, The. Remy de Gourmont. Trans, by Richard Aldington. 
3m., 3w., pages, servants. Sc. In castle. Drama 6 : 20G-231, May 
191G. 

Old lady shows her medals, The. J. M. Barrie. 3m., 4w. Sc. A 
poorly furnished room in a basement flat. BE 

Old maid's venture, A. Elma M. Logic. Comedy. 3w. Sc. Old 
fashioned parlor. B 

Old man and his grandson, The. Augusta Stevenson. 3b., Ig. Sc. 
Interior of a house. SC3 

Old Mother Goose. Someple (pseud.) 30c. Sc. Before the door of 
Mother Goose. SO 

Old order, The. Evelyn Emig. 1m., 2w. Sc. Old fashioned sitting 
room in the U. S. Poet Lore 32 : 586-595, Winter 1921. 

Old order. The. Sara Neumann. 3m.. 3w. Sc. Kitchen of typical 
West Side Chicago flat. Drama 11 : 147-150, Feb. 1921. 

Old Ragpicker. Theodore Dreiser. An episode. 4m., lw., chorus char- 
acters. Sc. Street corner in lower West Side in N. Y. DP 

Old ship, The. Clara J. Denton. FI 

Old shoes. Anna Wolfrom. 4m., 2w. Sc. Old-time restaurant. WOH 

Old stuff. Trelawney Dangerfield. 1m., 2w. Sc. Living room. Smart 
Set 52 : 77-82, June 1917. 

Old tight-wad and the victory dwarf. F. Ursula Payne. 2b. Din- 
ing room. PPC 

Old toys, The. Netta Syrett. 12c. Sc. Nursery. SSE 

Old uncle Fat gives his consent. Marie Irish. 2b., Ig. Sc. Sitting 
room. IPP 

Old wife's tale. George Peele. Adapted from the old English play. 
14m., 6w., 3b., 4 chorus groups. Sc. Room in a cottage in early Eng- 
land. ELT3 

Old woman, The. Marjorie Allen Seiffert. Morality play. 3m., 2w. Sc. 
None. Poetry 13:204-208, Jan. 1919. 

Old woman and her pig, The. Someple. (pseud.) 14c. Sc. Kit- 
chen which opens out upon a road. SO 

Old year and the new. The. Percival Chubb. Dramatization for New 
Year's Eve of Hawthorne's "The Sister Years." 3m., 2w. Sc. Out- 
side the city hall. Drama 10 : 110-111, Dec. 1919. 

Omar and the Rabbi. Fred LeRoy Sargent. Fitzgerald's trans, of the 
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and Browning's Rabbi Ben Ezra arranged 
in dramatic form. 5m., 3w. Sc. A garden. SAQ 

On bail. George Middleton. 2m., lw. Sc. Living room of a small flat. 
MIT, Smart Set 39 : 135-141, March 1913. 

On Baile's strand. William Butler Yeats. Verse. 5m. chorus. Sc. 
Great hall in ancient house in Ireland. YC2, YK, YP2, YPP 



142 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

On black ice. M. Churchill. 1m., Iw. Sc. Cozy dining room. Har- 
vard Monthly 30 : 106-109, May 1900. 

* On Christmas eve. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. lie. Sc. Bare liv- 

ing room. MHH 

* On the dyke. Clara J. Denton. 2b., 2g., chorus. Sc. On one of the 

dykes in Holland. DAG 

On the high road. Anton Tchekoff. 7m., 3w., Is., chorus. Sc. Inte- 
rior of tavern in South Russia. CHD 

On the highway. Anton Chekhov. Trans, from the Russian by David 
A. Modell. 8m., 3w. Others. Sc. Interior of tavern in South Rus- 
sia. Drama G : 294-322, May 1916. 

* On the old plantation. Harriet Sabra Wright. Gb. Sc. A cotton 

gin-house. WN 

* On the path of the child. Anna Wynne. Morality play. lOc. Sc. 

Unimportant. DPP , 

On the pier. Laura Sherry. 1m. Iw. Sc. A pier in the river. WIP2 
On the road. Wilfred Wilson Gibson. Verse. 2m., Iw. Sc. Hedge 

by the highway. GID, GIP 
On the sight-seeing car. Ernest M. Gould. 7m., 2w. Sc. Any square 

in any city. PPP 
On the staircase. Frances Aymar Mathews. Comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. 

On the staircase in a house. WEP 
On the stairway of life in seven ages. Mrs. Harry Alston Williams. 

6m., 12w. Sc. A series of tableaux. FSD 
On the threshold. Wilfred Wilson Gibson. Verse. 1m., 2w. Sc. 

Lonely cottage, GIA, GIP, GIS 
On the threshold. Perez Hirchbein. Trans, from the Yiddish by Isaac 

Goldberg. The old and the new generation. 4m., 2w. Sc. An old 

fashioned room. PTT 
On the tower. Sara Teasdale. 2m., Iw. Sc. Top of battlemented 

tower of a castle. International 4 : 41-42, Aug. 1911. 
On the Veldt. Frederick C. Patterson. 2m., Iw. Sc. Room on farm 

in South Africa. Smart Set 29 : 113-117, Dec. 1909. 
On vengeance height. Allan Davis and Cornelia C. Vercill. 2m., 2w. 

Sc. Cabin in the Tennessee mountains. FSD, REM, VI 
On with the new. Felicia Goddard. 1m., Iw. Sc. Opera box. Smart 

Set 9 : 83-8T), Feb. 1903. 

* Once upon a Christmastime. Carolyn Wells. 15b.. 9g. Sc. Clearing 

in a forest in winter. Ladies' Home Journal 31 : 75, Nov. 1914. 
One a day. Caroline Briggs. Fantasy. 5m. Sc. A trench somewhere 

in France. MP 
One by one, a mortality play. Ilarlan Thompson. 2m., 2w. So. 

Hall of top floor of apartment building. Smart Set 59 : 93-107, May 

1919. 

One cannot think of everything. Alfred de Mussel. Comedy. 3m., 

2w. So. Interior MUB 
One day awake, a morality withont moral. Harold Monro. 6m., 

2w., 13 or more other char. Sc. Black curtains and a grey screen. 

Chapbook 32 : 1-32, Dec. 1922. 
One day more. Joseph Conrad. 4m., Iw. Sc. Exterior of cottages 

near the sea wall. English Review 15 : 16-25, Aug. 1913. Smart Set 

42: 126-141, Feb. 1914. 
$ 1OO per cent American. Dorothy D. Calhoun. Comedy. Great War 

background. 14g. Sc. Reception room. FP 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 143 

$1OO,OOO club paper, The. Barbara T. Ring. 4m., 5\v. Sc. Inte- 
rior. B 

One may spin a thread too finely. Ivan Tourguenieff. Trans, by 
Margaret Gough. 5m., 4w. Sc. Sitting room, richly furnished. Fort- 
nightly 91 : 786-804, April 1909. 
One of the old guard. Constance Campbell. 1m., 3w. Sc. Study. 

FSD 

One war babe. Rebecca Forbes Sturgis. Tragedy. Great War play. 
3m.. 2w. Sc. Room in the cottage of a very poor German peasant. 
STR 

One way to capture a fort. Eleanore Hubbard. Historical-English- 
French rivalry in America. 2b. Sc. Inside a fort on the Mississippi 
river. HUD 
Oneida's dream. Virginia Olcott. A play of the camp fire. 8g. Sc. 

Open forest woodland. OPA 
Onesimus. Wilbur S. Tuper. Biblical play. 4m., Iw. Sc. Portico of 

house in Colossae in (53 A. n. TU 
"Only a girl!" Eleanore Ilubbard. Settlement of the U. S. 4b., lg., 

3 chorus groups. Sc. Block house. HUD 

Only jealousy of Emer, The. William Butler Yeats. 7m.. Iw. Bare 
space against the wall of any room. YF, Poetry 13 : 175-193, Jan. 
1919. 
Op-o'-me-thumb. Frederick Fenn and Richard Pryce. 1m., 5w- Sc. 

Work room of a laundry. CBI, FSD 
Open door, The. May Harris. 3m., Iw. Sc. Veranda of cottage at 

twilight. Smart Set 20 : 60-G7, Oct. 1906. 
Open door, The. Alfred Sutro. Jm., Iw. Sc. Drawing room. FSD, 

SF 
Open or shut? Binney Gunnison. Adapted from "Proverb" by Alfred 

de Musset. Comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. Drawing room. GU 
Operation, The. Wilfred Wilson Gibson. Verse. 1m., 2w. Sc. Room 

in tenements late at night. GID, GIP 
Orangeman, The. St. John G. Ervine. Irish play. 3m., Iw. Sc. 

Kitchen of workmen's home in Belfast. ER 

Oranges and lemons. Lady Bell. 5b., 2g., chorus. Sc. Street. BR 
Orator of Zapata City, The. Richard Harding Davis. 8m., Iw. Sc. 

Western court room. DP, DPP 
Organizing a society. Edith F. A. U. Painton. 3b., 5g. Sc. School 

room. PAD 
Orpheus among the shades. Lady Margaret Sackville. Verse. 2m., 

5w. Sc. Hades. SAS 
Orthodoxy. Nina Wilcox Putnam. 18m.. llw., chorus. Sc. Interior 

of a church. Forum 51 : 801-820, June 1914. 
Other fellow. The. Maverick Terrell. 2m. Iw. Sc. Living room. 

Smart Set 43 : 91-92, Aug. 1914. 
Other one, The. Arthur Ketchum. "3m. Sc. A clear space under a 

railroad bridge. FS3 
Other one, The. Charles Townsend. Comedy. Farce. 1m., 2w. Sc. 

Sitting room. FP 
Other room. The. H. M. Paull. 3m., 2w. Sc. Professor's study. 

Nineteenth Century 90 : 807-818, Nov. 1921. 

Other side. The. David Carb. 3w. Sc. Untidy living room. Har- 
vard Monthly 52 : 44-49, April 1911. 
Other voice, The. S. vK. Fairbanks. A novelty. 3 voices. Sc. River 



144 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

flowing in open country with lights of a great city on its banks. B 
Other woman, The. Louise dosser Hale. 2w. Sc. Drawing room of 

apartment. Smart Set 34 : 107-113, June 1011. 
Other woman, The. Ellis Kingsley. 2w. Sc. Interior. B 

Our aunt from California. Madalene Demarest Barnum. Gw. Sc. 
Interior. FSD 

Onr Aunt Robertina. Mary Kyle Dallas. 4m., 3w. Sc. Plain in- 
terior. B 

"Our Career." Edna Riese. Comedy. 5m., 4w. chorus. Sc. Recep- 
tion room. FSD 

* Our choice. Margaret Knox. Graduation play. 7g. Sc. Interior. 

LU 

Our first performance; or, Not accustomed to the stage. W. C. 
Parker. 6m., Sc. Interior. DPP 

* Our friends the food. Hester Donaldson Jenkins. Food play. 19c. 

Sc. Anywhere. JE 

Our kind. Louise Saunders. 2m., Iw. Sc. Summer cottage. SAM, 

Smart Set G4 : 73-84, Feb. 1921. 
Our lady of the moon, a phantasy. G. Murray Atkin. 1m., Iw. Sc. 

Garden in full bloom. Canadian Magazine 55 : 4G6-470, Oct. 1920. 
Our Mary. Granville Forbes Sturgis. Comedy. Servant girl play. 1m., 

Iw. Sc. Breakfast room. STR 

Our minister's bride. Evelyn Watson. 8w. Sc. Parlor. FSD 
$ Our mother's aid society. Edith Brown-Evarts. Gg. Sc. sitting 

room. BEY 

* Our uncle from the west. M. Greenwald. Christmas play. 5b., 7g. 

Sc. Parlor. GRN 

Outcast, The. August Strindberg. Trans, from the German of Emil 
Schering by Mary Harned. 2m. Sc. Simple room in the country. 
Poet Lore 17 : 8-21, Autumn 1900. 

Outcasts. Gilbert V. Seldes. 2m., Iw. Sc. Cheerful living room. Har- 
vard Monthly 53 : 122-125, Jan. 1912. 

Outclassed. Carl Glick. Melodramatic comedy. 4m. Sc. Barn. STV, 

Smart Set 56 : 83-93, Sept. 1918. 

f Outcome of a secret, The. Mary M. Russell. 2b., chorus. Sc. Vil- 
lage street. RU 

Outside, The. Susan Glaspell. 3m., 2w. Sc. Room in a house which 

was once a life saving station. GP 

f Outsider, a college play, An. Wilhemen Wilkes. Basket ball play 
7g. Sc. College girl's den. B 

Outwitted, a society sketch. Bob O' Link (pseud.) 3w. Sc. Inte- 
rior. FP 

Outwitted. Harry L. Newton. Comedy. Dramatic novelty. 1m., Iw. 
Sc. Reception room in hotel in Europe. B 

Over age. Emma Beatrice Brunner. 1m., 4w. Sc. Living room. BRB 

Over the hills. John Palmer. 2m., 2w. Sc. Dining room of attrac- 
tive home. Smart Set 46 : 227-235, June 1915. 

* Over the hills and far away. Someple (pseud.) 18c. Sc. An open 

space before a wall. SO 

Overruled. George Bernard Shaw. Marriage theme. 1m.. Iw. Sc. 
Retired corner of the lounge of seaside hotel. SHB, English Review 
14 : 179-197, May 1913. Hearst's Magazine 23 : 681-96, May 1913. 

Overtones. Alice Gerstenberg. 4w. Fashionable living-room GT, WSP 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 145 

Owin' to Maggie. John Jason Trent. Comedy. 3m., 4w. Sc. Inte- 
rior of lodging house. B 
Oysters. Alice C. Thompson. Farce. 9w. Sc. Interior B 



P. G's, The. Catherine Bellairs Gascoin. Farce. 3m., 4w. Sc. 1. Sit- 
ting room. So. 2. Dining-room. GAL 

P's and Q's. Anna Nathan Meyer. Farce comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. 
Interior. FSD 

Packet for Popsy, A. Evelyn Simms. 1m., 3w. Sc. Interior. PPP 

Packing. Daisy McGeoch. Comedy. 1m., 2\v. Sc. Any interior. 
MAC 

Paddly pools. Miles Malleson. Fairy play. Gb., 3g., 2 chorus groups. 
Sc. Stage strewn with toys. C2 

Pagan, The. Lewis Purcell. Trn., Iw. Sc. Enclosure about a house of 
roughly squared logs in Ulster, Ireland in the Oth century. PU 

Page from the past, A. Marjorie Benton Cooke. Play of ancient 
Egypt. 4g. Sc. Interior DPP 

Pageant of hours. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 14c. Sc. A green- 
sward. MIIII 

Pagoda slave, A. Charles Keeler. A play of Burma. 5m., 3w., others. 
Sc. Interior of Buddhist monastery. Drama 12 : 1G3-1G6, Feb. 1922. 

Pair of burglars. Byron P. Glenn. Farce. 2m., 2w. Sc. Interior. B 

Pair of knickerbockers, A. Eden Phillpotts. 1m., Iw. Sc. Interior. 
FSD 

Pair of lunatics, A. W. R. Walkes. Romantic farce. 1m., Iw. Sc. 
Interior of lunatic asylum. FSD, PH 

Pamperers, The. Mina Loy. 3m., 4w. Sc. Living room. Dial 69 : 
03-78. July 1920. 

Pan in ambush. Marjory Patterson. 2m., 5w. Sc. Old-fashioned gar- 
den somewhere in England. REM, VI 

Pan of fudge, A. Maude Burbank. Boarding school comedy. 6w. Sc. 
Interior. B 

Pan passes northward. John Hanlon. 1m., 2w. Sc. Woodland. 
Smart Set 01 : 67-72, April 1920. 

Pan pipes, a fairy tale. Constance Wilcox. 2m., 2w. Sc. A wooded 
hillside. AVCT 

Pandora's box. J. Gordon Amend. A play for a dancer. 2w. Sc. 
Massive room, richly furnished with tapestries and antique furniture. 
LO 

Pandora's box. Seymour S. Tibbals. Fairy play with Greek setting. 
3b., 4g. Sc. Quaint old-fashioned room with woodland background. 
EP 

Pantaloon. J. M. Barrie. 3m., Iw. Sc. A parlor. BH 

Pants and the man. Harlan Thompson. 5m., 2w. Sc. Pressing Shop. 
Smart Set 53 : 91-99, Nov. 1917. 

Panurge's sheep. Henri Meilhac and Ludociv Halevy. Trans, from the 
French by Barrett H. Clark. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. A richly fur- 
nished drawing room. FSD 

Papa and mama. Eduardo Barrios. Trans, by Willis Knapp Jones. 
Sc. lb., lg., Ic. Sc. Street of humble homes. Poet Lore 33 : 286- 
290, Summer 1922. 



146 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Paper match, A. E. W. Burt. 2m., 2w. Sc. Interior. B 

Paper money. William H. Jefferys. Missionary play of Qhina. lw., Ic. 
Sc. In front of a Buddhist temple in China. DOF 

Paper -wedding. Charles Nevers Holmes. Comedy of the first anniver- 
sary. 1m., ow. Sc. Interior. DEP 

Paracelsus. Arthur Schnitzler. Verse-poetic. 4m., 2w. Sc. Well fur- 
nished home. SG 

* Paradise of children, The. Gladys S. Warren. Pandora play. 4b., 

2g., chorus. Sc. Room with window looking out on the garden. BHP 

Parents' progress, The. George Paston. 3m., 3w. Sc. Drawing room. 
FSD 

Pariah. August Strinderg. Trans, from the Swedish. 2m. Sc. Sim- 
ply furnished room in a farm house. STO 

Paris and Aenone. John Hall Wheelock. 1m., lw., chorus. Sc. 
Mount Ida. Harvard Monthly 44 : 142-150, May 1007. 

Paris doctor, The. Harold Brighouse. 3m.. lw. Sc. An old garden 
of a small fishing village in Brittany. BRP 

Parkin Bros. George Calderon. Comedy. 3m. Sc. Back parlor. CA 

* Parlement of foules, The. Evelyn Smith. Adapted from Chaucer. 

17c. Sc. Garden. SFR 
Parliament of servants, A. Louise Latham Wilson. Comedy. 5w. 

Sc. A parlor. DPP 
f Parlor patriots, The. Dorothy Donnell Calhoun. Society satire with 

Great War background. 12g. Sc. Reception room. FP 
Parrot cage, The. Mary Shaw. 7m., Sc. Cage. DPP 
Parted by Patience. Bessie Blair Smith. Farce. 2m., 3w. Sc. 

Interior. PPP 
Parted sisters, The. F. Ursula Payne. Patriotic allegory in verse. 

2m., 8w. Sc. None required. FSD 
Parthenon, The. Isaac Rieman Baxley. Play of famous architecture. 

4m., lw. Sc. Studio. BAX 
Parting, The. Kenneth Sawyer Goodman. Melodrama. 3m., lw. Sc. 

Attic. GQA 

* Party in Mother Goose land, A. Effa E. Preston. 33c of primary 

grades. Sc. Interior. PAP 
Pa's new housekeeper. C. S. Bird. Farce. 3m., 2w. Sc. Living 

room. B 

Passe. McElbert Moore. 4m., 2w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Passing of Hiawatha. The. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 9m., Gw., 2c., 

many chorus characters. Sc. An Indian encampment. MPP 
Passing of Lilith, The. William Sharp. Symbolic poetic, visionary. 

3m., lw., 2 chorus groups. Sc. Primal Eden. SHV 

Passing of the magi, The. Ecluardo Zamacois. Trans, from the Span- 
ish. Comedy. Children's festival play of Spain. 7m., 4w., Ig. Sc. 

In a private house in the suburbs of a Castilian city. TTJR 
Passing shadow, The. Leo Sarkadi. 2m. Sc. Scantily furnished 

bedroom. International 10 : 237-239, Aug. 1916. 
Passion of Pere Hilarion, The. William Sharp. Dramatic poetic. 

2m., lw. Sc. A small dark room, opening from the sacristy of the 

Church of Notre Dame. SHV 
Paste cut paste. Louise Closser Hale. 3w. Sc. Drawing room of 

home. Smart Set 36 : 125-132, Jan. 1912. 
Pastor of Jena, The. Graham S. Rawson. French historical back- 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 147 

ground Napoleonic times. 9m., lw., chorus. Sc. Simple living room. 
RA 
Pat the apothecary. O. E. Young. Farce. 6m., 2w. Sc. Office of 

beauty specialist. DEP 

f Fatelin. Guillaume Alecis. Adapted from the farce "Maitre Pierre Pa- 
thelin." 4m., lw., lb., lg., chorus. Sc. Double scene on same stage. 
ELT2 

Pater Noster. Francois Coppee. Trans, from the French by Will Hutch- 
ins. Verse. 6m., 2w. Sc. Room in a simple house in France. FSD 
t Pathfinder. Martin Studios, Editor. 4b., 2g., chorus. Sc. Primitive 

forest in Canada. Indian camp in background. MAT 

Patriots. Sara King Wiley. Historical background American Revolu- 
tion. 3m., 2w. Sc. Large and pleasant kitchen in farmhouse. FSD 

* Patriot's parade. The. Marjorie H. Davis. Patriotic play. 2b., lg., 

4 chorus groups. Sc. Unimportant. FL 

Patron of art, A. Dora Adele Shoemaker. Farce. 7w. Sc. Reception 
room. PPP 

* Pat's excuse. No author given, lb., lg. Sc. Kitchen. BBS 

Pat's matrimonial venture. Ward Macauley. Comedy. 1m., 2w. Sc. 

Interior. DEP 
Patty packs a bag. David Garrow. Comedy. 1m., 2w. Sc. Sitting 

room of a small house in a seaside town. FSD 
Pauline Pavlovna; arr. for play presentation, poem by Thomas Bailey 

Aldrich. stage business by Marion Short. 1m., lw. Sc. Ante-camber 

to grand ball-room in Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia. WEP 
Pavement artist, The. Herbert C. Sargent. 2m., lw. Sc. Unimpor- 
tant. SAR 
Pawns. Percival Wilde. Great War play. 6m. Sc. A swampy forest. 

WU 
Paying the Piper. Frances Aymar Mathews. 1m., 6w. Sc. Elaborately 

furnished drawing room. WEP 

Peace. George Calderon. Farce. 3m. Sc. Interior. CA 
Peace at home. George Courtelaine. Trans, by F. C. Fay. 1m., lw.' 

Sc. Library. International 7:365-366, 380-382, Dec. 1913. 
Peace at home. Georges (Courteline) Moinaux. Trans, from the French 

by Leroy James Cook. 1m., lw. Sc. Workshop of a literary man. 

Poet Lore 29 : 331-334, May- June 1918. 
Peace manoeuvers. Richard Harding Davis. 3m., lw. Sc. Interior. 

FSD 
Peace on earth. Van Vechten Hostetter. 4m., lw.. several others. Sc. 

Bedroom of a fine New York hotel. Smart Set 62 : 93-95, July 1920. 
Peace that passeth understanding, The. John Reed. A fantasy. 

12m. Sc. Salon in Paris which was meeting place of the Peace Con- 
ference. Liberator 2 : 25-31, Mar. 1919. 
Peacemaker, The. E.'M. Bryant (pseud, of E. M. B. Boak). 2m., 3w. 

Sc. Interior. FSD 

Peacemaker, The. Derby Brown. 3m., 3w. Sc. Interior. B 
Peck of trouble, A. Alice C. Thompson. Comedy. 5w. Sc. Sitting 

room. B 
Peggy, a tragedy of tenant farmer. Harold Williamson. 4m., 2w., 

Ic. Sc. Bare room in a tenant shack. CFP 
t Peggy's predicament. Eleanor Maud Crane. Farce comedy. 5g. Sc. 

Kitchen in a modern New York apartment. FP 



148 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Peg's little sister. Anne M. Mitchell. 3m., 2w. Sc. Living room. 
DAK 

* Pen and the inkstand, The. Augusta Stevenson. 8b. Sc. A poet's 

room. SC4 

Penelope's affinity. Mary C. Russell. Suitable for women's clubs. 
8w., chorus. Sc. Living room. B 

* Pennsylvania incident, A. Blanche Shoemaker Wagstaff. Play of 

American colonial history. lb., 3g. Sc. A colonial room. WCP 

Penny hunch, A. A. Neil Lyons and Vera Beringer. Comedy. 1m., 
2w. Sc. Street. FSD 

Penultimate test, The. Leslie T. Peacocke. 2m., 2w. Sc. Richly fur- 
nished smoking room in London home. Smart Set 37 : 135-142, June 
1912. 

People, The. Susan Glaspell. 10m., 2w. Sc. Office of a radical news- 
paper. GP, GPC 

People -who die. Alfred Kreymborg. Dream play. 1m., Iw. Sc. In 
front of a curtain. KMP, KMR 

Peregrinations of Polly, The. Helen P. Kane. Comedy. 3w. Sc. 
Prettily furnished room. FP 

Perfect church, The. Grace S. Richmond. 3m. Sc. Village square. 

Ladies' Home Journal 38 : 115, June 1921. 

t Perfect holiday, The. Evelyn Smith. From Louisa M. Alcott. "Little 
women." lb., 7g. Sc. Shabby sitting room. SFR 

Perfect jewel maiden, The. Trans, from the Japanese by Yone Nogu- 
chi. 3m., Iw. Sc. None. Poet Lore 28:334-337, Summer 1917. 

Perfect machine, The. Arthur Scott Craven and J. D. Beresford. 1m., 
Iw. Sc. A study. English Review 26 : 393-408, May 1918. 

Perhaps. Grace Livingston Furniss. Comedy. 2ra., Iw. Sc. Apart- 
ment in a hotel in N. Y. FSD 

Person in the chair, The; a revelation, Francis Shaw. 3m., 7w. Sc. 
Living room in city house. Drama 11 : 171-174, Feb. 1921. 

Petalesharoo. Helen Fitzgerald Sanders. Verse. Indian history play. 
Based on James' expedition to the Rocky Mountains. 1819-1820. 4m., 
3w., chorus. Sc. A clearing in a dense wood. SAD 

Peter. Harry Osborne. Farce. 1m., 2w. Sc. Interior. B 

Peter Donelly. Mary Macmillan. 1m., 3w. Sc. Comfortable well-to-do 
library. MTT 

* Peter Grief. Olive Allen. Moral play. 3b., 6g. Sc. A parlor. BHP 
$ Ph.D., The. Clara J. Denton. 3g. Sc. Sitting room. MBP 

Pharaoh's knob. Edith J. Craine. 2m., llw. Sc. Lobby in a summer 
hotel. FP 

* Pheasant's eggs. C. I. Chambers. Scout play, lib., Ig. Sc. A path 

near a wood. CB 
Philanthropy. Frank G. Tompkins. 2m., 2w. Sc. The maid's room 

off the kitchen. LO 
Philip the king. John Masefield. Historical play of Spain. 7m., Iw., 

chorus. Sc. Little dark cell in palace. MTA 
t Philosopher of Butterbiggens, The. Harold Chapin. Comedy of 

Scotch life. 2m., Iw., lb. Sc. Room in tenement. FSD, JOA, LE, 

REP 
Philosophers. Morris Colman. Satire. 2m., Iw. Sc. Backyard of 

apartment house. Smart Set 60 : 87-94, Oct. 1919. 
Philosophers, The. Rollo Peters. 5m. Sc. Not given. Forum 54: 

240-241, Aug. 1915. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 149 

Philosophy and fairies. E. E. Bloxam. 20c. and chorus. Sc. A 

nursery. BL 

Phipps. Stanley Houghton. 2m., Iw. Se. Sir Gerald's library. HF 
Phoebe Louise. Bernard Sobel. 1m., 2w., Ic. Sc. Luxurious living room. 

SB 

Phoenix, The. Laurence Irving. 2m., 2\v. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Phonograph, The. David Pinski. 14m.. llw., chorus characters. Sc. 

Itoom in a home in a remote Russo-Yiddish town. PT 
Photographer's troubles, A. Jessie A Kelley. Farce. 4m., 8w. Sc. 

Photograph gallery. FSD 
Physical torture club, The. Willis N. Bugbee. 2m., 2w. Sc. Bare 

Interior. MAP 
Pianissimo, an intermezzo. Alfred Kreymborg.. 2m. Sc. Park 

bench. KMR Poetry 20 : 175, July 1922. 
Piazza parleys. Charles Battell Loornis. 1m., Iw. Sc. Hotel piazza in 

White Mts. Smart Set 12 : 95-97, Dec. 1903. 
Pickett's Christmas party. Marie Irish. Christmas play. 4b., 3g. 

Sc. Living room. 1C 
Pickled polliwog. O. E. Young. Farce. 3m., 2w. Sc. Kitchen. 

APP 
Pickles, bonbons and temper. Alice W. Chaplin. 4g. Sc. Sitting 

room. CHC 

Pictures. Horace Holley. 2m., Iw. Sc. A studio in Paris. HOR 
Picturing. Daisy McGeoch. Comedy. 5m., 3w. Sc. In a cinema. 

MAC 
Pie. Lawrence Langner. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. A comfortable room 

in an apartment. LAF 

Pie-dish, The. George Fitzmaurice. 4m., 2w. Sc. Interior of farm- 
house kitchen. FF 
Pie in the oven, The. John Joy Bell. 2m., 2w. Comedy. Sc. Kitchen 

of a cottage in the country. REP 

Piece of cheese, A. Augusta Stevenson. 3b. Sc. A kitchen. SCI 
Piece of ivory, A. Florence Lincoln. 2m., 2w. Sc. Comfortable li- 
brary. Harvard Monthly 52 : 50-57, April 1911. 
Pierrot by the light of the moon. Virginia Church. A fantasy. 2m., 

3w. Sc. Moonlit garden. Drama 9 : 139-148, Feb. 1919. 
Pierrot in Paris. Colin Campbell Clements. 2m., 3w. Sc. Under an 

awning of a cafe in the Latin quarter. CLD 
Pierrot of the minute, The. Ernest Dowson. Dramatic fantasy. 1m., 

Iw. Sc. Glade in the Pare du Petit Trianon. B, Cl, DPN, DPO, 

FSD, SL 
Pilgrims' holiday, The. Vida R. Sutton. American colonial history. 

7m., 2w., chorus. Sc. 1. Prologue before curtain. Sc. 2. Pilgrim's 

house interior. FSD 
Pilgrims in Holland, The. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. Ryan. 2b., 

2g. Sc. Garden. TRH 

Pine tree, The. Mabel Goodlander. 5c. Sc. In the forest. GF 
Pine tree, The. Takeda Izumo. 3m., 3w., 9c., Is., chorus. Sc. Class 

room in a Japanese school. IPT 
Pink scarf, The. Duckie Smith. Christmas play. 8g. Sc. Interior. 

MAP 
Pioneer boys and girls. Wallace Rice. 4b., 4g. Sc. A clearing in a 

wood. RIS 



150 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Pioneers, The. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 3m., 5w.. many chorus char- 
acters. Sc. Natural clearing in the Primeval forest. MPP 

Pioneers, The. James Oppenhehn. Verse. 5m., 2w. Sc. Stage. OPP 

Pious Aeneas. Maurice Baring. Historical farce. 1m. , lw., 2s. Sc. 
Room in Dido's palace at Carthage. BA 

Pipe of desire, The. George Edward Burton. 2m., lw., chorus. Sc. A 
level spot covered with grass. BAR 

Pipe of peace, A. Margaret Cameron. Comedy. 1m., 2w. Sc. Dining 
room. CAC, FSD 

Piper's pay, The. Margaret Cameron. Comedy. 7w. Sc. Boudoir. 
FSD 

Pirates. Colin Campbell Clements. Mid- Victorian comedy. 7w. Sc. 
Living room. FSD 

Pitiless policeman, The. George (Courteline) Moinaux. Trans, from 
the French by H. Isabelle Williams. 3m. Sc. Office of the Clerk of 
the District Court. Poet Lore 28 : 217-230, Spring 1917. 

Pixy, The. Mrs. Havelock Ellis. 3m. Sc. A Cornish farmhouse kitchen. 
EL 

Pizarro and Rolla. Binney Gunnison. Adapted from Sheridan's Pizarro. 
Historical play of Spain. 2m., lw. Sc. Tent on the battlefield. GU 

Placing a play. Harry P. Mawson. 6m.. others. Sc. Grill room, 
Thespians' club. Smart Set 22 : 121-124, May 1007. 

Placing Paul's play, miniature comedy. Mr. and Mrs. Henry F. Down- 
ing. Comedy of playwright's. 2m., lw. Sc. Study. DOW 

* Plaie for Merrie May tyiiie; wherein ye scholars go a-masking. 

Johnston Grosvenor. With dances and music. 15c. Sc. Ye village 

green. MAP 
Playgoers. Arthur Pinero. 2m., Gw. Sc. Morning-room in a fine house 

in London. FSD 
Play lovers. The. Labor Day musical play with a moral. Carolyn 

Wells. Several c. Sc. Pleasant green field. Ladies' Home Journal 

39:13, 127, Aug. 1022. 
Playing gooseberry; a society comedy. Evelyn Sinuns. 2m., 2w. Sc. 

Sitting room. FP 

* Playing rabbit. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 8c. Sc. Unimportant. GUT 
Playing the game. Leon M. Lion and Austin Philips. Comedy. 3m., 

2w. Sc. Manager's office in bank. FSD 

Playing with fire. Percival Wilde. Comedy. 1m., 2w. Sc. Kitchen. 
WED 

* Playroom, The. Doris F. Halman. Fantasy. 2b., 4g. Sc. Interior of 

a stable belonging to a city house. FS2, HAS 

"Play's the thing, The." Ferdinand Reyher. A dramatic nightmare. 
20 or more m. and w. Sc. Living room. Smart Set 46 : 99-110, May 
1915. 

$ Pleasant surprise, A. Edith Brown-Evarts. Farce. 3b., 3g. Sc. Li- 
brary. BEY 

Please pass the cream. Charles Nevers Holmes. Comedy. 1m., lw. Sc. 
Dining room. DEP 

Plot of Potzentausend, The. Miss E. H. Keating. Comedy. 10m. 

Sc. Large room in frontier village in Germany in 18th century. KE 
Plumber, The. Louise Rand Bascom. Comedy. 1m., lw. Sc. Bare 

room. MBP 
Plume of feathers, A. Gulielma Penn and R. Fitzjohu. Comedy. 3w. 

Sc. Poorly furnished room in lodging house in London. FSD 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 151 

Po' white trash. Evelyn G Sutherland. 4m., 4w. Sc. Dilapidated 

cabin exterior in Georgia. SUP 
Pocohontas in London. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. Ryan. 3b., 

4g. Sc. Ante chamber in fashionable house in London. TRH 
Poet at the court of Pan, A. Lady Margaret Sackville. Verse. 2m., 

5w. Sc. A green field. SAS 

Poetry and prose. Z. Levin. Trans, from the Yiddish by Isaac Gold- 
berg. 1m., Iw. Sc. Room in East Side tenement. PTT 
Poet's club, The. M. N. Beebe. Farce, lira. Sc. Interior. B 
Poet's heart. Maxwell Bodenheim. 3m., 2w. Sc. Purple wall framing 

a window. Little Review 4 : 21-24, July 1917. 
Poet's well, The. Mrs. Alice C. Riley. 5b., 2g., chorus groups. Sc. 

Garden. RIT 
Poet's wife. May Harris. 2w. Sc. Large comfortable living room. 

Smart Set 44 : 55-59, Oct. 1914. 
Pokey or the beautiful legend of the amorous Indian. Philip 

Mooller. A cartoon comedy. 6m., 3w. Sc. On top of a tall cliff. 

MF 
Poland 1919. David Pinski. 12m., 4w., 5c., chorus. Sc. A spacious 

dark cellar. PT 
Police matron, The. Carl Click and Mary Hight. Melodrama. 3m., 2w. 

Sc. Office of police matron in Chicago police station. B 
Political editor, The. Comedy of newspaper and political life. Charles 

T'lrich. 3m., Iw. Committee room of state capitol. DEP 
Political promises. E. M. Peixotto. Farce. 7b. Sc. Office. PET 
Political pull. J. J. Jackson. Comedy. 3m., 3w. Sc. 'Drawing room. 

B 
Pollen picks a wife. Ward Macauley. 5m., 4w. Sc. Library of a 

home. PPP 

Polly puts the kettle on. Lady Bell. Gg. Sc. Cottage. BR 
Polyxena, from the "Hecuba" of Euripides. Samuel A. Eliot, ed. 3m., 

3w., 2s., chorus. Sc. An open space between the sea and the Achaian 

camp. ELT1 
Pompadour's protege, The. Kate Jordan Vermilye. 2m., 2w., Ib. Sc. 

Gardens of Versailles in 1757. Smart Set 12 : 75-87, Sept. 1903. 
Pool, The. R. L. Roeder. Symbolic comedy. 4w. Sc. Enchanted for- 
est. Moods 1 : 196-207, Ap.-May, 1909. 
Pool of answers. The. Anne A. T. Craig. Idyllic play. 5b., 6g., 2 

chorus groups. Sc. An opening among forest trees. CD 
Poor Harold. Floyd Dell. 1m., 3w. Sc. Room in Washington Square 

South. DK 
Poor house, The. Louise Driscoll. 2m., 2w. Sc. Kitchen in cottage on 

Hudson. Drama 7 : 448-460, Aug. 1917. 

Poor John. Gregorio Martinez Sierra. Trans, by John Garrett Under- 
bill. 5m., 5w. Sc. Formal garden. Drama 10 : 172-180, Feb. 1920. 
Poor little boy. Virginia Olcott. Play of garden production. 6c. Sc. 

An open space. OPA 
"Poor old Jim." William C. DeMille. 2m., Iw. Sc. Sitting room. 

FSD 
Poor relations. Mrs. E. H. Keating. Proverb play. "Love me, Love my 

dog." 7m. Sc. Interior. KE 
Poorhouse, The. Douglas Hyde. Trans, by Lady Gregory. 3m., 2w. 

Sc. Poorhouse ward. Samhain Sept. 1903 pp. 19-24. 



152 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Popopelka. Lawrence Vail. 1m., 2w. Sc. Beach of desert island. 

Smart Set 64 : 89-97, Jan. 1921. 

Popping by proxy. O. E. Young. Farce. 2m., 4w. Sc. Neatly fur- 
nished room. B 
Poppy seller, The. Kathleen C. Greene. 3m., lw., Ib. Sc. Room in a 

besieged castle. GDL 
t Popular Dick, The. Edith F. A. U. Painton. Comedy. 5b., 4g. Sc. 

Room with large dictionary on stand in corner. PAD 
Porcelain and pink. F. Scott Fitzgerald. 1m., 2w. Sc. Downstairs 

in a summer cottage. Smart Set Gl : 77-85, Jan. 1920. 
Portrait, The. Thacher Howlad Guild. Fantasy. 7m., 2w. Sc. A 

castle hall, long ago. GUI 
Portrait, The. Florine R. Wormser. 2m., 2w. Sc. Sitting room of a 

luxuriously furnished house. Smart Set 28 : 70-83, June 1909. 
Portrait of Tiero, The. Zoe Akins. Cm., 2w. and others. Sc. Room 

in Italian villa in IGth century. Theatre Arts Magazine 4 : 31G-337, 

Oct. 1920. 
Portrait on the wall. Edward Goodman. 3m., lw. Sc. Library. 

Moods 2 : 11-19, Aug.-Sept. 1909. 
Possession. Laurence Housman. A peep-show in Paradise. 2m., 5w. 

Sc. The everlasting habitations. HA4 HAP 

Possession. George Middleton. 1m., 2w., 2s. Sc. Broad entrance hall- 
way of a luxuriously appointed residence. MIP 
Post of honor, The. Evan Poole. Historical play of France. 3m., 3w., 

chorus. Sc. Boudoir in King's chateau in the IGth century. PA 
Postal orders. Rowland Pertwee. Farce. 1m., 4w. Sc. Post office. 

FSD 
t Postman's knock, The. Barbara Burbank. ed. 2b., 2g., Sc. Kitchen. 

BU 
Post-script, The. Emile Augier. Trans, from the French by Barrett H. 

Clark. 1m., lw., Is. Sc. Elegantly furnished room. AU 
Pot boiler, The. Alice Gerstenberg. A satire, 5m., 2w. Sc. A stage 

only half set for rehearsal. GT, SL 

Pot-luck. Gertrude Robins. Farce. 3m., lw. Sc. Room in a cottage. 
FSD 

Pot of broth, A. William Butler Yeats. 2m., lw. Sc. Cottage kitchen. 
YH, YPP The Gael 22 : 310-313, Sept. 1903. 

* Pot of gold, The. Augusta Stevenson. 4b. Sc. Vineyard. SC2 

* Potentate of Weatherdom, The. Margaret G. Parsons. May day 

play. 14c. Sc. An open green. PR 

Potter Thompson. Frederic W. Moorman. Play of King Arthur of the 
Round Table legend in Yorkshire dialect. 9m., 3w. chorus. Sc. 1. 
Potter's workshop in 15th century. Sc. 2. Out of doors. MOR 

Power of a God, The. Thacher Rowland Guild. 3m., lw. Sc. Doc- 
tor's office. GUI 

Power of flattery, The. Violet Clarke. 3w. Sc. Hat-shop, Paris. 
Smart Set 8 : 143-145, Oct. 1902. 

* Power of loyalty; a war time play. Helen Dorsen. Great War back- 

ground. 20c. Sc. 1. Living room. Sc. 2. Bed room. DOR 

* Power of Pnrim. Irma Kraft. 4b., 7g. Sc. Outskirts of a small vil- 

lage. KPP 

f Prairie princesses. Binney Gunnison. Comedy. 2m., 4w., Is. Sc. 
Richly furnished drawing room in an English castle. GU 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 153 

Preferences. Fairfax S. Rogers. 3m., Iw. Sc. Small sitting room in 

hotel in Boston. Harvard Monthly 39 : 180-192, Jan. 1905. 
Prelude. (To "Creation" a drama.) 1m., Iw., several voices and cho- 
ruses. Sc. Misty scene. Seven Arts 1 : 240-259 Jan. 1917. 
Press cuttings. Bernard Shaw. 3m., 3w. Sc. Office. SPG 
Pressing matter, A. Brandon Hurst. 1m., Iw., Ib. Sc. Studio. 

WHP 

Pretty bequest. Malcolm Watson. 3m., 2\v. Sc. Interior. WIA 
Previous engagement, The. Percival Wilde. Comedy. 1m. Sc. Liv- 
ing room of a modestly furnished bachelor's apartment. WE 
Price of coal, The. Harold Brighouse. 1m., 3w. Sc. Colliery village. 

REP 
Price of fame, The. Walter R. Matthews. 1m., Iw. Sc. Dining room. 

FSD 
Price of liberty, The. Eleanore Hubbard. Financial play. 5b. Sc. 

Federal Hall in Colonial N. Y. HUC 
Price of orchids, The. Winifred Hawkridge. 4m., 2w. Sc. Inside a 

florist shop. Smart Set 47 : 103-119, Oct. 1915. 
Price of popularity, The. Mrs. Edmond LaBeaume. 1m., Iw. Sc. 

Dressing room. BUX 
Pride against pride. Binney Gunnison. Adapted from Westlund Mar- 

ston's Donna Diana. 4m., 2w., chorus. Sc. Hall in a palace. 

GU 
Pride and charity; or, A game of pinochle. Fred H. James and 

George J. Wetzel. 3m., Iw. Sc. Elegant drawing room. 
Pride of the family, The. Agnes L. Crimmins. 3m., Iw. Sc. 

Kitchen of New England farm. B 

Pride of regiment. F. I). Bone. 2m., Iw. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Prim Miss Perkins, The. Harry LaMarr. 1m., Iw. Sc. Sitting 

room of farm house. B 
Primrose lane, a May-day play for out of doors. Cornelia Meigs. 

3m., 3w., c. Sc. The edge of a wood. St. Nicholas 40 : 041-647, May 

1919. 

Prince of court painters, The. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 1m., Iw. 

Sc. Living room in cottage in 18th century. MB 
Prince of Semberia, The. Branislav Nooshich. Trans, by Luka 

Djurichich and Bertha W. Clark. 10m., Iw., others. Sc. Enclosure 

before prince's house. Poet Lore 33 : 85-90, Spring 1922. 
Prince Patiomkin. Louise Gilmore. 4m., Iw. Sc. Salon communi- 
cating with Empress Catherine's private apartments in 1776. Double 

Dealer 3 : 144-154, March 1922. 
Prince who was a piper, The. Harold Brighouse. 5m., 8w., chorus. 

Sc. Palace garden. BRP 
Prince's pigeon, The. Francis Walker. Japanese play. 1m., 2w., 2b. 

Sc. Room in the tower of a Japanese castle. WAK 
Princess and a churn, A. Virginia Olcott. A play of human fitness. 

2g. Sc. Cottage. OPA 
Princess and the countess, The. Binney Gunnison. Adapted from 

R. L. Stevenson's Prince Otto. 2w. Sc. Room in palace. GU 
Princess and the crystal pipe, The. Beulah Folmsbee. Ob., 5g. Sc. 

Old fashioned garden. St. Nicholas 48 : 61-65, Nov. 1920. 
Princess and the pixies, The. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 8c., chorus 

characters. Sc. A bare room. MHH 



154 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

* Princess and the swineherd, The. Lena Dalkeith. From Hans An- 

dersen. 2b., 3g., chorus. Sc. Hall in a palace. DLP i 

Princess' choice, The. Margaret Kabe. 13m., 5w., others. Sc. Grove 
in a garden. Quarterly Journal of Speech Education 5 : 279286, May 
1910. 

* Princess Fragoletta. Netta Syrett. 14c., chorus groups. Sc. Palace 

garden. SSE 

* Princess in the fairy tale, The. Constance Wilcox. Fantastic. 6b., 

9g. Sc. A garden. WTO 

Princess innocence, The. Mary Moncure Parker. 8w. Sc. Out of 
doors in a wood. I'M 

* Princess Moss-Rose. Marguerite Merington. For Everychild's birth- 

day. 8m., 4w., 3 animals, many chorus characters. Sc. Hall of a 
castle. MFP 
Princess on the road, The. Kathleen C. Greene. 1m., l\v., chorus. 

Sc. Street of a country village. GDL 

rj: Princess Parsimonia. E. M. Fotheringham. 4b., 3g. Sc. Outside the 
Palace. FSD 

* Princess Pocahontas. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 10b., 13g., chorus 

characters. Sc. An open glade. MPY 

* Princess Rosy cheeks. Effie Sammond Balph. 2c. 8 chorus groups. 

Sc. Child's bedroom. EP 

$ Prindle's proposal. Marie Irish. 7b., 5g. Sc. In the wildwood. IL 
Prinzessin von Barnhof. Eulora M. Jennings. Farce. 1m., Gw., Is. 
Sc. Room in a German castle. FSD 

* Priscilla, Mylcs and John. Marguerite Merington. Thanksgiving 

plav. 2b., 2g. Sc. Living room in a log cabin in Plymouth Colony. 
MFH 

Priscilla's room. Louise Latham Wilson. Farce. College play. 4m., 
2\v. Sc. Room in a s'tudent's apartment house. BUP 

Prisoner, The. Clarendon Ross. 2m., Iw. Sc. Attic bedroom. Poet 
Lore 29 : 590-595, Winter 1918. 

Privy council, A. Major W. P. Drury and Richard Pryce. English lit- 
erary characters Pepys. 3m., 4w. Sc. English interior. FSD 

Prize, The. John Bargate. Satire on women's bridge clubs. 4m., 3w. 

Sc. Interior. FSD 

f Prize of learning, The. Edith Brown-Evarts. Adapted from Mrs. 
Crowley's "Who's the dupe?" 5b., 2g. Sc. Drawing room. BEY 

Prize pictnre, The. Herbert C. Sargent. Farce. 1m., Iw. Sc. Stu- 
dio. SAR 

Problem of the hour. Mrs. E. LaBeaume. 5w. Sc. Apartment in a 
hotel. BUX 

Prodigal son. Harry Kemp. Comedy. 3m., 2w. Sc. A hill town in 
Galilee sometime before the beginning of the Christian era. FLS 
Smart Set 52 : 83-93, July 1917. 

Professional visit. Rudolph Raphael. Comedy. 2m., Iw. Sc. Doc- 
tor's office. B 

* Professor Frog's lecture. Eleanor L. Skinner and Ada M. Skinner 

3b., lg., chorus. Sc. Hill near a pond. SSC 
Professor of love, The. Katharine Kavanaugh. Comedy. 3m., 3w. 

Sc. Library in a home. DPP 
Professor's truant gloves, The. Elliott Palmer Bell. 1m., Iw. Sc. 

Interior. FP 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 155 

Progress. St. John Ervine. 1m., 2w. Sc. Professor's study. Satur- 
day Evening Post 194 : 10-11, 40, 42, 45-46, Feb. 11, 1922. 

Prohibition Mother Goose. Anna Pritchard George. 24c. Sc. Liv- 
ing room. PR I 

Prologue. Carl Click. 3m. Sc. A bridge, a street or a corner of a 
park under an arc light. Poet Lore 33 : 553-562, Winter 1922. 

Prologue for a marionette theatre. Hugo von Hoffinannsthal. Eng- 
lished by Pierre Loving. 1m., Iw. Sc. Clearing in a wood. LO 
International 10 : 103-104, April 1916. 

Prometheus Pyrphoros. Joseph Trumbull Stickney. 3m., 2w., voices. 
Sc. The plain of Haimonia. Harvard Monthly 31 : 45-64, Nov. 1900. 

Promise, The. Evan Poole. Historical. 5m., Iw., chorus. Sc. King's 
palace in France in 16th century. PA 

Promised land, The. Mae Stein Sobel. 5b., 5 chorus groups. Sc. 

Tabernacle of the people of Israel. SOB 
Proof of the pudding, The. Percy O. Martin. Farce. 2m., Iw. Sc. 

Pleasant room in a villa in the suburbs. PLA 
Proposal, The. Frances Aymer Mathews. Romantic comedy. 1m., 2w. 

Sc. Tastefully furnished drawing room. WEP 
Proposal, The. Anton Chekhov. 2m., Iw. Sc. Drawing room. CHD 

International 8 : 150-155, May 1914. 
Proposal in grandma's day, A. Jeannette Joyce. 2m., -\v. Sc. 

Kitchen. MAP 
Proposing. Daisy McGeoch. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. Unimportant. 

MAC 
Proposing by proxy. Arthur Helliar and Harold Montague. 1m., Iw. 

Sc. Interior. FSD 
Pros and cons, The. Gertrude Jennings. 1m., 3w. Sc. Drawing 

room of middle-class people. JF 
Protegee of the mistress, A. Alexander Ostrovsky. Trans, from the 

Russian by George R. Noys. Scenes from Russian village life. 4m., 

4w., chorus characters. Sc. Part of a densely grown garden on a 

Russian estate. OST 
Protest of the trees, The. Mrs. Arthur T. Seymour. Blue bird play. 

8c. Sc. Forest. SE 
Proud finger-ring, The. Augusta Stevenson. 2b., 3g. Sc. Bedroom. 

SC2 
Provident society, The. Edith F. A. U. Painton. Thrift play. Any . 

number of children. Sc. Platform. PAS 

Public worrier, The. George M. Vickers. 5m., 2w. Sc. Office. PPP 
Pumpkin Pie Peter. Marie Irish. Thanksgiving Day play. 6b., 5g. 

Sc. Interior. PAP 
Punch and Go. John Galsworthy. Comedy. 8m., 2w. Sc. Stage of 

a theatre set for a dress rehearsal. GSS 
Punch and Judy. No author given. 9b., lg., 3 animals. Sc. Punch 

and Judy arrangement. MTC 
Punk; or, The amateur rehearsal. Henry Clay Smith. 3m., 4w. Sc. 

Interior. FSD 
Puppet Princess, The; or, The heart that squeaked, Augusta 

Stevenson. Christmas play. 6b., 7g., chorus. Sc. Palace. HOM 

STF 
Pnrim players. Samuel S. Grossman. Jewish holiday play. 8b., 5g. 

Sc. Room in a house. GRS 



156 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

* Puritan Christmas, A. Virginia Olcott. 2b., 2g. Sc. A cottage 

kitchen iii early Salem. OP 

* Puritan prank, A. Madeline Poole. Thanksgiving Day play. 4b., 4g. 

Sc. School in Puritan New England. PO 

Purple youth. Robert DeCamp Leland. 2m., Iw. Sc. Studio. FOS 
Pursuing a mother-in-law. Ad. H. Gibson. '2m., Iw. Sc. Office of 

chief of police. APP 

* Puss in boots. Alice Cook Fuller. 8b., Ig. Sc. House of the miller's 

son. FU 
f "Put to the test" Edith Brown-Evarts. lb., Ig. Sc. Nicely furnished 

room. BEY 
Putting it across. George C. Hollander. 5m. Sc. Sitting room in 

bachelor's quarters. FSD 
Putting it over on father. J. W. Lincoln. 2m., Iw. Sc. Office. 

PPP 
Putting up a prosperous front. Flot Pascal Cowan. 2m., 4w. Sc. 

Interior. EP 

Q 

"Q." Stephen Leacock and Basil MacDonald Hastings. 3m., Iw. Sc. 
Interior. FSD 

* Quaker way, The. Madeline Poole. Revolutionary War. 3b., 4g. Sc. 

Living room of a Quaker home inside the British lines. PO 

* Quakers in New England, The. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. 

Ryan. Salem witchcraft. 2b., 5g. Sc. House in old Salem. TRH 

Quarry slaves. Lee Byrne. Ancient Sicily. 4m., chorus. Sc. Sicil- 
ian underground quarry. BYR 

Quay of magic things, The. John Chapin Mosher. 5m.. 7w. Sc. 
Scene along the Seine embankment. Drama 10 : 188-191, Feb. 11)20. 

Queen and Emperor. Marguerite Merington. Fr<:m the picture "Queen 
Louisa" by Richter. 8m., 3w., lc., 2s. Sc. A hall of a house in 
Tilsit in 1807. MPZ 

Queen Anne cottages. M. E. M. Davis. 4m., 4w., chorus. Sc. Cot- 
tage by a lake. DAB 

Queen Catherine. Biuney Gunnison. From Shakespeare's Henry VIII. 
2m., Iw., chorus. Sc. Room in palace. GU 

* Queen Christmas. Carolyn Wells. 10b., 4g. Sc. Interior. PPP 

Ladies' Home Journal 37 : 32, 52, Dec. 1920. 

* Queen Flora's court. Netta Syrett. A masque of flowers. 34c. Sc. 

A wood. SSE 

Queen: God bless her! The. Laurence Housman. Scene from home- 
life in the Highlands. Queen Victoria. 3m., Iw. Sc. Garden tent 
on the lawn of Royal residence. HA, HA4 

* Queen loving heart. Jean Ross. May Day play, lie., chorus. Sc. 

Unimportant. EP 

Queen of diamonds. The. Katharine Kavanaugh. Detective play. 
3m., 2w. Sc. Interior. DEP 

Queen of hearts, The. Gladys Ruth Bridgham. 3m., 3w. Sc. In- 
terior. B 

Queen of hearts, The. Ian Hay (pseud, of Ian Hay Beith). 2m., 2w. 
Sc. Interior. PPP 

Queen of Sheba, The. Stark Young. Verse. 2m.. 2w. Sc. A Gothic 
chamber. YA Theatre Arts Magazine 6 : 152-164, April 1922. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 157 

Queen's crags, The. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Verse. 2m., lw. Sc. 
A fantastic group of rocks. GIB, GIF English Review 13 : 169-182, 
Jan. 101.-5. 

Queen's enemies, The. Lord Dunsany. 9m., 2w., chorus char. Sc. 

An underground temple in Egypt. DFP 
Queen's hour, The. Clarice Vallette McCauley. Springtime morality 

play. 1m., 2w. 7 char, without speaking parts. Sc. Garden with 

hedge at back. Drama 10 : 295-300, June 1920. 
Queen's messenger, A. J. Hartley Manners. 1m., lw., Sc: Interior. 

FSD 
Queen's offer. The. Clara J. Denton. 18b., lg., chorus. Sc. Office of 

Queen. DAI 
Quest of an ancestor, The. Roy Melbourne Chalmers. 2m., lw. Sc. 

Public library. Smart Set 7 : 100, June 1902. 

Quest of Christmas, The. Julia Martin. 12c. Sc. Room with Christ- 
mas tree. EP 
Question of division, A. Marianne Stayton. Comedy. 2w. Sc. 

Girl's special sitting room in country home. FSD 
Question of fidelity, A. George S. Viereck. 1m., lw. Sc. A library 

furnished with massive elegance. VG International 10 : 121-123, Apr. 

1917. 
Question of morality, A. Percival Wilde. Comedy. 3m., lw. Sc. 

Drawing room. MA, WC Century 90 : 609-617, Aug. 1915. 
Question of sex, A. Arnold Bennett. Farce. 2m., 2w. Sc. Drawing 

room. BP 
Questioning fate. Arthur Schnitzler. Trans, from the German. Ana- 

tol play. 2m., lw. Sc. Interior. SAA 
Quick and the dead, The. Fenton B. Elkins. Satire. 4m.. lw., Is. 

Sc. Private hall in a house. ET 

Quick news. Clara J. Denton. 5b. Sc. Unimportant. MBP 
Quiet evening at home, A. Mary Moncure Parker. Comedy. 3m., 

2\v.. 2c. Sc. Young bachelor's room. PM 
Quiet game, A. Henri Becque. Trans, by Sheba Harris. 4m. Sc. 

Corner of cafe. Playbook 1 : 7-19, Dec. 1913. 
Quiet hotel, The. Frank Dumont. Farce. 1m., 2w. Sc. Country 

hotel lobby. PPP 
Quiet little dinner, A. Thomas Cobb. 3m., 4w. Sc. Drawing room. 

PLA 
Quilting party in the thirties, A. Evelyn G. Sutherland. 6m., 4w. 

Sc. An old fashioned kitchen. SUO 
Quite by ourselves. Lady Bell. Comedy. lb., 2g. Sc. Unimportant. 

BEJ 
Quod wrangle, The. Oliphant Down. Farce. 5m., lw. Sc. Interior. 

FSD 



R 

Rabbit-hutch, The. George Sterling. 1m., 3 char, (rabbits) Sc. 

Rabbit hutch. Smart Set 60 : 123-124, Sept. 1919. 
Rada. Alfred Noyes. Great War play. 3m., 2w. Sc. Living-room of 

a prosperous village doctor in the Balkans. NR 
Radio Christmas or Christmas in Room 326, A. J. MacCulp Wick 

9g., chorus. Sc. Room in a Y. W. C. A. EP 



158 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Rag doll, A. Evangeline M. Lent. 1m., 3w. Sc. Luxuriously furnished 

reception room in N. Y. Smart Set 28 : 100-110. May 1909. 
Haggles' corner. Bertha M. Wilson. Farce. 2m., 5w. Sc. Street in 

Bowery of N. Y. PPP 
Raimond released. Binney Gunnison. Adapted from The Vespers of 

Palermo by Mrs. Hemans. Verse. Historical Sicily. 2m., Iw. Sc. 

Before the gates of Palermo. GU 
Rain. Dana Burnett. 6m., Iw. Sc. Kitchen of home in a small town 

in Maine. Drama 14 : 20-23, Oct. 1923. 
Rain. Horace Holley. 1m., Iw., 2b., Ig. Sc. Parlor of hotel in the 

White Mountains. HOR 
Raising the wind. W. H. Neall. Tribulations of a playwright. 3m., 

3w. Sc. Poorly furnished room. PPP 

Ramlet o'Pnce, A. A. McClure Warnock. Irish play. 2w. Sc. Road- 
. side in Donegal. JOA 

* Rather a prig. Lady Bell. Comedy. lb., Ig. Sc. Unimportant. 

BEJ 

Rather rough on Robert. J. W. Lincoln and James Montgomery. 
Farce. 3m., 2w. Sc. Interior. PPP 

* Raven man. The. Katharine Lord. 3b., Gg. Sc. On the shores of a 

lake. LLS 

Razor, The. Kichizo Makamura, tr. from the Japanese. Modern Japa- 
nese play. 5m., Iw. Sc. Interior of a village barber-shop near 

Tokyo. IW 

Reader, The. Ada Tully Ammerman. Comedy. Gw., Ig. Sc. Recep- 
tion room in N. Y. boarding house. FSD 
Reading. Daisy McGeoch. Comedy. 3m., 4w. Sc. A living room. 

MAC 

Real doctor, The. Frank Dumont. 1m., Iw. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Real people, The. Charles Frederic Nirdlinger. Circus play. 3m., Iw. 

Sc. Dressing room of a circus tent. NI 
Real price or Stranger than fiction, The. William H. Jefferys. 

Missionary play. China. 2m., 3w. Sc. On a Chinese street. DOF 
Real "Q," The. Maverick Terrell and H. O. Stechhan. 3m. Sc. Main 

room of doctor's suite. Smart Set 35 : 129-13G, Sept. 1911. 
Real thing, The. John Kendrick Bangs. Farce. 2m., 5w. Sc. Office. 

BAD Harper's Bazaar 43 : 134-143, Feb. 1909. 
Realist, The. Rosa Rosenthal. 1m., 2w. Sc. Attractive living room. 

SCT 
Reason, The. George Middleton. 2m., 2w. Sc. Sitting room. MIM 

Smart Set 53 : 89-97, Sept. 1917. 
Rebound, The. Louis Benoit Picard. Trans, from the French by 

Barrett II. Clark. Comedy. 4m., 2w. Sc. Room in a house in 

Paris in the 18th century. FSD 

* Reception for Santa Clans, A. Willis N. Bugbee. 7b., 5g. Sc. 

Plainly furnished room. BUJ 
Recklessness. Eugene G. O'Neill. 2m., 3w. Sc. Library of a summer 

home in the Catskills. OT 

Reckoning, A. Percival Wilde. 2m. Sc. Barber shop. B 
Recoiling vengeance, A. A. Louis Elliston. 3m., 2w. Sc. Handsome 

apartment. B 
Recollections. Malcolm Mosley. Matrimonial duologue. 1m., Iw. Sc. 

Sitting room. MOL 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 159 

Rector, The. Rachel Crothers. 1m., 6w. Sc. Study in a country par- 
sonage. FSD 

Red feathers, The. A. A. Milne. Fantastic operetta. 3m., 2w. Sc. 
Living room of a country house. MSL 

Red flag, The. Kenneth Sawyer Goodman. Comedy. 4m., 2w. Sc. 
Living room of summer home. GQA 

Red or white? William Maynadier Browne. 2m., 2w. Sc. Library 
in private ho'rne. PWP 

Red parasol, The. Alice C. Thompson. Comedy. 8w. Sc. Interior. 
DEP 

Red pearls, heard in a revery. Agnes Lee. Verse. 2 voices. Sc. 
Not given. International 10 : 310, Oct. 11)10. 

Red roses. Granville Forbes Sturgis. Tragedy. 2m., lw. Sc. Pri- 
vate box in a Paris cafe\ STR 

Red turf. Rutherford Mayne. 4m., lw. Sc. A peasant kitchen in 
Ireland. Ml> 

Redeeming their characters. C. I. Chambers. Scout play. 9b. Sc. 
Scout's camp. CB 

Reflected glory. Helen Sherman Griffith. Farce. 6w. Sc. Women's 
room in railroad station. PPP 

Reform. Marjorie Benton Cooke. 2w. Sc. Bachelor-maid's apartment. 
CO 

Reforming Bertie. Charles Saxby. 1m., 2w. Sc. Breakfast room. 
FSD 

Registry office. The. Herbert C. Sargent. Farce. 4m., 3w. Sc. In- 
terior. SAR 

Rehearsal, The. Maurice Baring. Farce. 13m. Sc. Globe Theatre, 
1595. BA 

Rehearsal, The. Joseph Herbach. 5m., 2w. Sc. Sitting room. HER 

Rehearsal. Christopher Morley. 6w. Sc. Bare stage. STW 

Rehearsal, The. Mary Moncure Parker. Comedy. 4m., 4w. Sc. Out 
of doors. PM 

Rehearsing the program. Edith F. A. U. Painton. lb., 3g. Sc. 
Schoolroom. PAD 

Relations. George M. Rosener. 3m., lw. Sc. Interior. FP 

Release. Edward H. Smith. Tragedy. 5m. Sc. County jail in up 
state New York. REM, STV, VI 

Renaissance. Holger Drachmami. Trans, from the Danish by Lee M. 
Hollander. 4m., 2w., chorus. Sc. Room in house in Venice. Poet 
Lore 19 : 369-419, Winter 1908. 

Rescue, The. Rita Creighton Smith. 3w. Sc. Old fashioned living 
room. HDI 

Resemblance, The. Alice Leal Pollock and Aura Woodin Brantzell. 
3w. Sc. Apartment in fashionable hotel. Smart Set 33 : 12 127-134, 
Feb. 1911. 

Respective virtues of Heloise and Maggie, The. Randolph Bart- 
lett. 1m., 3w. Sc. Luxurious apartment in N. Y. hotel. Smart Set 48 : 
73-80, Feb. 1910. 

Rest cure, The. Marie Muggeridge. 1m., lw. Sc. Sitting room. FSD 

Rest cure, The. Gertrude Jennings. 1m., 2w., Is. Sc. A small bed- 
room in a nursing home. JF 

Restaurant episode, A. Alfred Lester. Farce. 1m., lw. Sc. Restau- 
rant. FSD 



160 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Restville auction sale, The. S. Decatur Smith, Jr. 5m., 5w. Sc. 

Auction room. PPP 
Retribution. Seumas O'Brien. Comedy. 3m., Iw. Sc. Bedroom in a 

country lodging house. OD 
Return, The. Edward J. Morgan. 2m.. Iw. Sc. Peasant's one-room 

hut in North Russia. Drama 11 : 119-121, Jan. 1021. 
Return of Alcestis, The. Laurence Housman. rim., 3w., chorus m. and 

w. Sc. A chamber in the house of Admetus, King of Pherae. FSD 
Return of Christmas, The. John Kendrick Bangs. Farce. 3m., 2w.. 

lb., Ig. Sc. Drawing room. BAD 
Return of Harlequin, The. Colin Campbell Clements. 1m., Iw. Sc. 

Small living room with fireplace. CLD Poet Lore 31 : 59G-G03, Win- 
ter 1920. 
Return of Letty. Alice C. Thompson. Ow. Sc. Room in a country 

home. PPP 
Return trip, The. Ford Douglas. 7m. Sc. Cemetery. Smart Set 70 : 

71-74, April 1923. 
Returning the calculus. Louise Latham Wilson. College comedy. 

4m., 5w. Sc. A college girl's room. PPP 
Rev. Peter Brice, Bachelor, The. Beulah King. 7w. Sc. Sitting 

room. B 
t Revolt, The. Ellis Parker Butler. School play. 1m., 8w., chorus. Sc. 

Class room of girl's academy. FSD 

* Revolt of Santa Glaus, The. Ednah Proctor Clarke. 10b.. 7g. Sc. 

Interior of Santa Claus's house. Ladies' Home Journal 19 : 19, Dec. 1901. 

* Revolt of the Holidays, The. Edward Irenaeus Stevenson. 24c., bal- 

let. Sc. A large drawing room. IIB 

* Revolutionary days. Blanche Shoemaker Wagstaff. Colonial history of 

U. S. 2b., 5g. Sc. Colonial room. WCP 

* Rhoecus. Alice Cook Fuller. A dramatization of the legend. 6 or more 

c. Sc. Unimportant. FIT 

Rialto and the drama, The. Joseph Bernard Rethy. 4 char. Sc. 
Dark street in N. Y. International 12 : 95, Mar. 1918. 

Ricardo and Viola. S. A. Eliot, ed. From "The Coxcomb" of Beau- 
mont and Fletcher, llm., 4w. Chorus characters. Sc. Elizabethan 
tavern room. Fore-stage with grey-brown curtains. ELT1 

* Rich citizens. F. Ursula Payne, lb., 10g., chorus. Sc. Path in a city 

park. PPC 

t Rider of dreams, The. Ridgely Torrence. 2m.. Iw.. lc. Sc. Night in 

a room used for kitchen, dining room and laundry by a colored family. 

SS, JOA. TPF 
t Riders to the sea. John Millington Synge. 1m.. 3w.. chorus characters. 

Sc. A cottage kitchen. CBI, Cl. DIC, LE, SYS, SYT. SYU Bibelot 

19:247-268. July 1913. Poet Lore 1C: 1-11, Spring 1905. Samhain 

p. 25-33, 1903. 
Riding to Litlieiicl, The. Gordon Bottomley. Poetic. 9m., 9w. chorus 

characters. Sc. Hall in a house in South Iceland. BKL, BOT, LE 

Bibelot 16 : 3-G2, Jan.-Feb. 1910. 
Rights of the soul, The. Giuseppe Giacosa. Trans, from the Italian by 

Theodora Marcone. 2m., Iw.. Is. Sc. Living room in a villa. SL 

Stratford Journal 2:26-43, Feb. 1918. (Trans, by Isaac Goldberg.) 
"Riley." Herhian D. Levinson. Play of Jewish life. 2m., 2w. Sc. A 

plain reception room. BLO 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 161 

Rim of the world, The. Floyd Dell. Fantasy. 2m., 2\v. Sc. Room 

in a palace. DK 
RiiifA, The. Mary MacMillan. Historical background. 4m., 4w. 2s. Sc. 

House of Peter Dodsley. MS 
Ring-around-a-Rosie. Gladys Ruth Bridgham. Comedy. 2m., 2w. 

Sc. Sitting room. B 
Ripening wheat. Anna Wolfrom. 2m., 2w. Sc. Low narrow room in 

a house in Western Canada. WOH 
Rise up, Jennie Smith. Rachel L. Field. Great War patriotic play. 

1m., 3w. Sc. Dressmaking shop. FSD 
Rising of the moon, The. Lady Gregory. 4m. Sc. Side of a quay in 

a seaport town. DIG, GS, WWS The Gael 22 : 376-378, Nov. 1903. 

Samhain pp. 45-52, 1904. 
Rival speakers; or, The judge and the major. Frank Dumont. 3m. 

Sc. Room in a hotel. WHP 

River of light, The. Neilson Morris. Gm., 2w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Road agent, The. Charles Ulrich. Melodramatic western drama. 3m., 

Iw. Sc. Western cabin. DEP 
Roadhouse in Arden. Philip Moeller. A whimsicality. 4m., 2w. Sc. 

The commercial room in a roadhouse. MF 
Road to Christmas, The. Anita B. Ferris. 19 or more b. or g. Sc. 

Anywhere. Everyland 8:337-342, 349, Nov. 1917. 
Roamy-e-owe and Julie-ate, burlesque on Romeo and Juliet. 

9m., 2w. Sc. Garden before a balcony. WHP 

Robbery, The. Clare Kummer. 3m., 2w. Sc. Sitting room. FSD 
Robert Fulton. Archie Marnier. 1Gb. Sc. Interior. MAR 
Robert Morris and the Revolution. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. 

Ryan. 3b., 2g. Sc. Street in Philadelphia. TRH 
Robin Goodfellow. Xetta Syrett. 14c. and chorus. Sc. A farmhouse 

kitchen. SSE 

Robin Hood becomes an outlaw. Alice Cook .Fuller. Robin Hood 

play. 1Gb. Sc. Sherwood forest. FU 
Rocking chairs. Alfred Kreymborg. A concertino for Katydids. 3w. 

Chorus. Sc. Dining room in fairly prosperous home. STW 
Rococo. Granville Barker. 3m., 3w. Sc. An ugly drawing room of an 

English vicarage. BT, CBI 
Rohan the Silent. Evelyn G. Sutherland. Romantic drama of medieval 

England. 8m., 2w. Sc. Castle in the 12th century. SUP 
Rolling stone gathers no moss, The. Edith Brown-Evarts. 4b., Ig. 

Sc. Interior. BEY 

Romance by porcelain, A. Rudolph Raphael. Comedy. 3m., Iw. Sc. 
Dental office. B 

Romance by schedule. Mabel H. Crane. Boarding School play. 8g. 

Sc. Sleeping room in a girls' boarding school. B 
Romancers, The. Edmond Rostand. Trans, from the French. 4m., Iw., 

chorus. Sc. Stage is cut in two by an old wall. WWS 
Romantic Molly. Ada S. Macomber. 4m., 3w. Sc. Sitting room. 

BUP 

Romantic rogue. Carrie W. Colburn. 2m., 3w. Sc. Room in a sub- 
urban home used as an office. B 

Romany road. Rex Hanter. 2m., 5w., Ic. Sc. Clearing in a forest. 
HS 



162 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Romeo of the Rancho. James Francis Cooke. Comedy. 3m., Iw. Sc. 

Hotel bedroom. PPP 

Room 83. Morton Weil elaborated by Marion Short. 2m., 2w. Sc. Ho- 
tel apartment. FSD 

Room without a number. Robert H. Davis. 3m., Iw. Sc. Rich bach- 
elor's apartment. Smart Set 51 : 201-207, April 1917. 
Rooms to let. ' M. N. Beebe. Play of college life. 3m., 4w. Sc. Room 

in a student's boarding house. FSD 
Rope, The. Eugene O'Neill. 3m., Iw., Ic. Sc. Interior of old barn. 

OMC 
Ropes. Wilbur Daniel Steele. 2m., 2w. Sc. Living room of keeper of 

a light house. Harper's Magazine 142 : 193-208, Jan. 1921. 
Rosalie. Max Maurey. Trans, by B. H. Clark. Comedy. Curtain 

raiser. 1m., 2w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Rosalind. Barrie, J. M. 1m., 2w. Sc. Parlor of a cottage by the sea. 

BH 
Rosamond. Barrett Wendell. Historical, poetic. 2w. Sc. Bower at 

Woodstock, in mediaeval England. WR 
Rosamund and Eleanor. Maurice Baring. Farce. 3w., Is. Sc. 

Room in Rosamund's house. BA 
Rose, The. Mary MacMillan. 1m., Iw., Is. Historical background. Sc. 

An apartment a tower room in castle in time of Elizabeth. MS 
Rose garden, The. Frayne Williams. Play of Oriental philosophy and 

phantasy, lira., 2w. Sc. Interior of a Chinese house in 13th century. 

WIT 
Rose leaves and asparagus tips; or, Romance and reality. Fletcher 

Cowan. Symbolic poem treating of a pi-esent day problem. 1m., 2\v. 

Sc. Dining room. Smart Set 8:33-40, Dec. 1902. 
Rose of the wind. Anna Hempsted Branch. Fairy play in verse. 2m., 

2w. Sc. Cobbler's cottage. BRD, HOM 

Rosedale sewing circle, The. Arlo Bates. Comedy. lOw. Sc. Par- 
lor. G2 
i Rosie, the girl from Paris. E. M. Peixotto. Farce. 9b. Sc. Parlor. 

PET 

Rostof pearls. Mary Ross Nevitt. 7w. Sc. Boudoir. FSD 
Rounding the triangle. David Quarella. 1m., 2w. Sc. Living room 

of bachelor's apartment. Smart Set 40 : 131-140, May 1913. 
Row at the Ruggles', A. C. N. Moller. (Harold Hale, pseud.) Farce. 

2m., 5w. Sc. Room in a hotel. B 
Royal reception, A. Anthony J. Schindler. A comedy of errors. 14m. 

Sc. Village street or country lane. SCP 

* Royal toy-mender, A. Eleanor L. Skinner and Ada M. Skinner. 5b., 

2g., chorus. Sc. A room in the king's palace. SSC 

Ruben Rube; or, My invalid aunt. A. Z. Chipman. 2m., Iw. Sc. 
Parlor. APP 

Ruby Red, an Oriental satire. Clarence Stratton. 2m., 2w. Sc. 
Room in Hotel Oriental, Biskra, on the edge of the desert. Drama 10 : 
192-195, Feb. 1920. 

* Ruler of the desert, The. Virginia Olcott. 5b., chorus of b. Sc. For- 

est. OP 

Rummage sale at Hickory Hollow, The. Elizabeth Whitehill. 2m., 
lOw. Sc. Living room. MAP 

Rumpus on Olympus, A. Mabel H. Crane. Play of Classical myth- 
ology. 8w. Sc. Olympus home of the Gods. PPP 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 163 

Rush light, The. Monica Barry O'Shea. 1m., 2w. Sc. Main room 

of a cottage in Ireland. Drama 7 : G02-615, Nov. 1917. 
Rusty door, The. Howard Forman Smith. Sea fishing play. 7m. Sc. 

Cabin on board a trawler on the banks of Newfoundland. STV 
Ruth's donation party. Anita Ferris. 4b., 7g. Sc. Living room. 

MIS 
Ryland. Thomas Wood Stevens and Kenneth Sawyer Goodman. Comedy. 

5m., 2w. Sc. Cell in Wengate prison. MA, STG 



S. O. S. Preston Gibson. Adapted from a short story by Leonard Merrick. 

8m., 2w. Sc. On the deck of a yacht. FSD 
Sabotage. Charles Hellem. W. Valcros and Poe d'Estoc. 3m., 2w. Sc. 

Living room and bedroom combined. Dramatist 5 : 425-437, Jan. 1914. 
Sacred ground. Giuseppe Giacosa. Trans, from the Italian. 2m., 2\v. 

Sc. A dignified but simple room. MR 

Sacrifice. Ruth L. Baugham. 2m., 2w. Sc. Living room. DAK 
Sacrifice. Lawrence I. MacQueen. Story of Abraham and Isaac. 4m. 

Sc. Plain of deep sand. Drama 11:210-219, Mar. 1921. 
Sacrifice. Rabindranath Tagore. 5m., 2w., lb., chorus. Sc. A temple. 

TCS 
Sad mistake, A. Tom Masson. 1m., Iw. Sc. Not given. Smart Set 

1G: 159 1 GO, July 1905. 
Safety first, a vivisection. Randolph Bartlett. 1m., 2w. Sc. Living 

room. Smart Set 49:243-251, May 191G. 
Sailor man. The. Laura E. Richards. 3b. Sc. A doorway of a house 

beside the sea. RP 

Saint Cecelia. Pauline Phelps and Marion Short. 1m., 7w. Sc. Sit- 
ting room. FSD 
Saint-King. Thomas B. Rogers. Medieval England. 7m., Iw., chorus. 

Sc. Sheltered chamber in a natural fortress. RO 

St. Nicholas. Ruth Arkwright. 3b., 2g. Sc. Interior of a Dutch cot- 
tage. AB 
St. Valentine's house. Frances Gillespy Wickes. 15c. Sc. Workroom 

in St. Valentine's house. WCB 
Sallie-for-keeps. Frances M. Jackson. 4m., Iw. Sc. Fashionable 

drawing room. FSD 

Salome. Oscar Wilde. Historical, llm., 2w. Chorus of m. and w. Sc. 

A great terrace in the Palace of Herod. CBI Poet Lore 18 : 199-223, 

Summer 1907. 
Salon Carre fantasy. Marguerite Merington. From the picture "The 

man with the glove" by Titian. 2m., Gw., chorus. Sc. In the Louvre 

gallery. MPZ 

Salt of life. Alfred Sutro. Comedy. 1m., Iw., Is. Sc. Boudoir. 
FSD, SFA 

Saltimbank. Herman Heijermans. Trans, by Lilian Saunders and Caro- 
line Heijermans-Houwink. 8m., Iw. Sc. Dressing room of traveling 
circus. Drama 13:3G3-3G7, Aug.-Sept. 1923. 

Salvage. Eleanore Hubbard. Conservation and thrift. 3b., 2g. Sc. 
Room. HUG 

Sam Average. Percy Mackaye. 3m.. Iw. Sc. An intrenchment in 
Canada near Niagara Falls. LC, MA, MY 



164 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Sam Tucker. Paul Green. For the negro theatre. 2m., 2w. Sc. Negro 
cabin in N. C. Poet Lore 34 : 220-240, Summer 1923. 

Sam Weller and his father. Binney Gunnison. From Dickens' Pick- 
wick Papers. Comedy. 3m. Sc. Tavern. GU 

* Sambo's party. Marie Irish. Gb., Gg. Sc. Living room. IL 

Same man The. Lida L. Coghlan. Comedy. 2w. Sc. Sitting room. 
B 

Same old thing, The. Roi Cooper Megrue. 2m., Iw. Sc. Room fur- 
nished with good taste. Smart Set 29 : 128-135, Nov. 1909. 

Same to Ye!, The. R. J. FRY. Irish farce. 1m., Iw. Sc. Kitchen. 
API' 

Samson's courtin'. O. E. Young. Rube farce. 1m., Iw. Sc. Old fash- 
ioned sitting room. BUP 

* Samuel Morse's telegraph. Eleanore Hubbard. The invention of tel- 

egraphy. 3b. Sc. Morse's work room in New Jersey. HUD 
Sancta Susanna, the song of a May night. August Stramm. Trans. 

by Edward J. O'Brien. 1m., 3w.. others. Sc. Interior of a convent 

church. Poet Lore 25 : 514-522, Winter 1914. 
Sanctuary. Percy Mackaye. A bird masque. Gm.. Iw., chorus. Sc. 

Sylvan glade of a bird sanctuary. MYS Century 87 : 547-557, Feb. 

1914. 
Sandbar queen, The. George Cronyn. Gm., Iw. Sc. Low, box-like 

room. FS 

Santa Glaus. Doris F. Halman. 1m., 3w., lb., Ic. Sc. Toy depart- 
ment of a large store. HAS 

* Santa Claus brigade, The. Willis N. Bugbee. 4b., 4g. Sc. Interior. 

BTJJ 

* Santa Clans' garden. Ellen M. Willard. 5b., 3g. Sc. Garden. WY 

* Santa Claus gets his -wish. Blanche Proctor Fisher. Christmas play. 

Sc. Sc. Interior. B 

* Santa Claus in many lands. Ellen M. Willard. 20c. Sc. Interior. 

WY 

* Santa Claus or papa. Susan E. W. Jocelyn. lb., 4g., chorus b. Sc. 

A room with a good sized closet. WEP 

* Santa's allies. Anita B. Ferris. 16 to 56c. Sc. Anywhere. Every- 

land 8 : 198-205, July 1917. 

* Santa's rescue. Elizabeth F. Guptill. Christmas play. 4b., 5g., chorus 

groups. Sc. Before the curtain and North Pole. TMP 

* Saturday night in New England. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. 

Ryan. 3b., 2g. Sc. Living room in old New England. TRH 
Sauce for the Emperor. John Chapin Mosher. Roman history comedy. 

5m., 4w. Sc. Room in Caesar's palace. MOS Smart Set 51 : 199- 

208, Jan. 1917. 
Saved! Percival L. Wilde. From the French of Andre" de Lorde and 

Eugene Morel. 8m., 2w. Sc. Grounds of French consulate in China. 

Smart Set 46 : 397-409, July 1915. 

Savior, The. Aleister Crowley. 10m., Iw. Sc. Council room. Inter- 
national 12 : 75-82, March 1918. 

Savonarola and Lorenzo. Binney Gunnison. Adapted from "Savo- 
narola" by Alfred Austin. Historical. 2m. Sc. Palace in Flor- 
ence. GU 

Sayonara; or, The testing of the poet. Ernest Hervilly. Englished 
and ed. by Kenneth Sylvan Guthrie. Verse. Japanese background. 
2m., 2w. Sc. Suburbs of Yedda in ancient Japan. HES 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 165 

Scales and the sword, The. Farnham Bishop. 5m., 2w., lb., chorus. 

Sc. Cheap grocery in a suburban town. HD2 
Scapegrace, The. Frances Aymar Mathews. 1m., Gw. Sc. Morning 

room. WEP 
Scar, The. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Verse. 1m., lw., Sc. Shepherd's 

cottage. GIA, GIF, GIS 
Scaring off of Teddy Dawsoii, The. Harold Brighouse. Comedy. 

2m., 2w. Sc. Interior of a small East End house. FSD 
Scene at the ticket office. Marie Irish. Ob., Gg. Sc. It. It. ticket 

office. IP 
Scene from Robin Hood. Lena Dalkeith. Ob., 2g., chorfcs. /Jc. Open 

space in Sherwood forest. DLP 
Scene from Uncle Tom's Cabin. Lena Ualkeith. 3g. Sc. Bed room. 

DLP 
Scene shifter's lament, The. Alfred Lester. Farce. 2m., 2w. Sc. 

Back of the scenes. FSD 
Scheming lieutenant, The. Samuel A. Eliot, ed. From St. Patrick's 

Day by Itichard Brinsley Sheridan. ELT1 
Scholar bound for paradise, The. Hans Sachs. Trans, by Bayard 

Quincy Morgan. Shrove-tide comedy. 2m., lw. Sc. >'ot given. 

Play book 1 : 1G-27, Oct. 11)13. 
School board in our town. The. C. H. LeVitt. Tragic comedy. 4m. 

Sc. Interior. Gl 
School for mothers-in-law, The. Eugene Brieux. 2m., 4w. Sc. 

A parlor. International 3 : 54-59, Mar. 11)11. Smart Set 41 : 1-1G, 

Sept. 1913. 

School of life, The. James Platt White. 1m., 4w. Sc. Library. Har- 
vard Monthly 30 : 198-209, July 1900. 
School opera. Mrs. C. F. Feruald and Olivia Lovell Wilson. 5b., 5g. 

Sc. interior. BAB 
Scold, the scoundrel and the scout, The. C. I. Chambers. Scout 

play. 12b., Ig. Sc. Camp of Scout Troop. CB 
Scoop; or, The Billionaire, The. Milton Francis Clark. Satire on 

oil magnate. 4m. Sc. Private apartments in an elegant home. CLA 
Scoop, The. Harriet Holmes Haslett. Newspaper play. 2m., lw. Sc 

Dining room. HAE 
Scotch grace. Madalene D. Barnum. Thanksgiving Day play, lb., Gg. 

Sc. A kitchen. BS 
Scotty, the cowboy. Frank Dumont. 3m. Sc. Room in a hotel. 

WHP 
Scout's honor, A. Clifton Lisle. Boy Scout play. 13b., chorus. Sc. 

A lakeside camp. LB, PPP 

Scouts to the rescue. C. I. Chambers. Scout play. 8b., Ig. Sc. Path 
through a meadow. CB 

Scrambled eggs. Lawton Mackall and Francis R. Bellamy. A barnyard 

fantasy. 2m., 2w., chorus. Sc. A barnyard. STK 
Scratch race, A. Walt Makee. (pseud, of W. H. Maguire. ) 3m., 2w. 

Sc. Interior. B, PWP 
Scruples. Octave Mirbeau, tr. from the French by Clyde Barrett. Thief 

play. 4m. Sc. Well furnished Louis XVI drawing room. LO 
Sea, The. A. H. Hughes. Dramatic fantasy. 1m., 3w. Sc. Sea scene 

FSD 
Sealed silver; or, Volenti mon fit injuria. H. Field Etherington. 

3m., 3w. Sc. Combined dining and living room. FSD. 



166 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

* Search for Mother Goose, The. Elizabeth F. Guptill. Christmas play. 

8b., 9g. Sc. Interior. El' 

Search me! Charles D. Morgan. 1m., 2w. So. Small bare room on 
dock of transatlantic liner. Smart Set 45 : 379-388, Jan. 1915. 

Seashell, The. Fullerton L. Waldo. Comedy. 5m., 3w. Sc. Lobby of 
a summer hotel. PPP 

Seat in the park, a warning, A. Arthur Piiiero. 2m., 2w. Sc. Lawn 
in Hyde Park, London. C1I, ESI> 

Second childhood. W. C. Parker. Farce. 2m., 2w. Sc. Interior. 
DEP 

Second-story man, The. Upton Sinclair. 2m., Iw. Sc. Luxuriously 
furnished room. SIP 

Secret, The. Katharine Metcalf Roof. After Maeterlinck. 3m., 4w. Sc. 
Long corridor in Carnegie Hall. Smart Set 19:108-113, Aug. 1906. 

Secret of life, The. Leon Kobrin. Trans, from the Yiddish by Isaac- 
Goldberg. 2m., Iw. Sc. A garden. PTT 

Secret way, The. Preston Gibson. Comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. Room in a 
hotel in Washington. ESI) 

Secretary, The. John G. Bavtram. 4m., 3\v. Sc. Interior. B 

Seeing the animals. Clara J. Denton. Farce. 1m., 2w. Sc. Exte- 
rior. MAP 

Seeing the pictures. Roy Melbourne Chalmers. Iw., Ib. Sc. Art gal- 
lery. Smart Set 8 : 85, Nov. 1902. 

Seeker of a secret, The. John Hanlon. Verse. 1m., Iw. Sc. Any- 
where. Smart Set G3:115-ll(>, Nov. 1920. 

* Seeking information. Clara J. Denton. Ib., Ig. Sc. Interior. MBP 
See-saw. Louise Saunders. 2m., 2w. Sc. Garden in the moonlight. 

SAM 

* Selfish woman, The. Augusta Stevenson. 2g. Sc. Kitchen. SC2 

* Senior, The. Clara J. Denton. Graduation play. 1C> or more c. Sc. A 

student's room. DAI 
Sentence, The. Edith Wheeler. 2m., Iw. Sc. Library in a home. 

WIA 
Sentimental journey, 19O2, A. Francis M. Livingston. 4m., Iw. Sc. 

Cordlandt St. Station (5th- Ave. Elevated. Smart Set G : 105-110, Jan. 

1902. 

Separation of the Browns, The. Clara B. Batchelder. (Barbara Bur- 
bank, pseud. ) 1m., 2w. Sc. Interior. B 

Sequel, The. Percival Wilde. Comedy. 3m., Iw. Sc. Parlor. WE 
Serpent's tooth, The. Essex Dane. Play of India. 5m., Iw. Sc, 

House in India at the present time. DAO 
Settled out of court. Stanley C. West. 2m. Sc. Solicitor's office. 

FSD 
Seven kings and the wind. The. Stark Young. Verse. 7m. Sc. 

Large chamber in a palace. YA 
Seven leagued boots, The. Mildred Plew Merryman. 1m., Iw. Sc. 

Attic workroom of an astronomer. American Poetry Magazine 1 : 19- 

24, Sept. 1919. 

* Seven little soldiers and seven little maids. AVillis N. Bugbee. 7b., 

7g. Sc. An ordinary room. BUP 

Seven princesses, The. Maurice Maeterlinck. Trans, from the French. 
3m., 8w., chorus. Sc. A spacious hall of marble. MAII, MAI 

* Seven sleepers of Ephesos, The. Marguerite Merington. Easter play. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 167 

10m., 14b., lw. Sc. Beyond the city bounds, on a holiday. MFP 

Seventh doctor, The. M. N. Beebe. Farce. 9m. Sc. Sitting room. 
FSD 

Sevres tea-cups, The. Stuart Wishing. 2m., 2w. Sc. Drawing room. 
PLA 

Seizing circle meets at Mrs. Martin's, The. F. M. Kelly. Comedy. 
l()w. Sc. Sitting room in a cottage in a suburban village. FP 

Sewing machine, The. George Edward Barton. 3m., 3w. Sc. Room 
in a dingy tenement. BAR 

Sewing society, The. Helen Sherman Griffith. 8\v. Sc. Interior. 
DPP 

Sganarelle; or, Imaginary horns. Philip Moeller. Freely trans, 
from Moliere. (5m., 5w. Sc. Before a house. ELT2 

Shadow, The. Howard Mumford Jones. 3m., 3w. Sc. A forest. 
WBP2 

Shadow, The. Laura E. Richards. 2g., chorus b. and g. Sc. Out of 
doors. RP 

Shadow in the 'White House, The. James Oppenheim. 2m. Sc. 
Room in the White House. Seven Arts 2 : 2(53-209, July 1917. 

Shadow of the glen, The. John M. Synge. 3m., lw. Sc. Cottage 
kitchen in Ireland. SYT, SYU 

Shadowed star, The. Mary Louise MacMillan. Play about late Christ- 
mas shopping. 1m., Gw. Sc. A very bare room in a tenement house. 
MAM, MS 

Shadows. Mary Moncure Parker. Dream play of the south. 3m., 4w. 
Sc. Interior. DEP 

Shadowy waters, The. William Butler Yeats. Verse. 4m., lw. Sc. 
Dock of an ancient ship. YC2, YP2, YPP, YS 

Shakespeare garden club, The. Mabel M. Moran. Fantasy of Shake- 
speare's women characters. IGw. Sc. Room in Ann Hathaway's 
cottage at Stratford-on-Avon. MOA 

Shakespeare up-to-date, class day play for girls' schools. Ethelyn Sex- 
ton. Gg. Sc. Interior. MAP 

Shakespeare's daughters. George Henry Trader. Fantasy of Shake- 
speare's women characters, llw. Sc. A glade. FSD 

Sham. Frank G. Tompkins. A social satire. 3m., lw. Sc. A darkened 
room. SL, STK 

Shambles, a sketch of the present war. Henry T. Schnittkind. 3m., 
lw., Ic. Sc. Interior of a shabby shanty in Europe. Poet Lore 25 : 
559-571, Winter 1914. 

Shamed life. Allan Monkhouse. Great War play. 1m., 3w. Sc. Sit- 
ting room of a small house. MW 

Sharing, The. Agnes Lee. Poetic. 2m., lw. Sc. Garden in front of a 
cottage. LEE Poetry 3:95-99, Dec. 1913. 

She couldn't marry three. Joseph J. Slater. Farce. 3m., 2w. Sc. 
Interior. APP 

She must marry a doctor. Solomon J. Rabinowitsch. 3m., 4w. Sc. 
Large parlor in disorder. PTS 

She tells her daughter. Djuna Barnes. 2w. Sc. Handsome drawing 
room. Smart Set 72 : 77-80, Nov. 1923. 

She who was fished. (Tsuri Onna) Ancient Japanese farce. Trans, 
by Michio Itow and Louis V. Ledoux. 2m., 2w. Outlook 133 : 218- 
219, Jan. 31, 1923. 



168 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

* Shepherd-boy who called wolf, The. Augusta Stevenson. Gb. So. 

A hillside near a village. SC2 
t Shepherd in the distance, The. Holland Hudson. A pantomine. Cm.. 

4\v. Sc. A garden. SL 
Sheriff of Tnckahoe, The. George M. Rosener. Western play. 3m., 

Iw. Sc. Interior of Sheriff's house. FP 
Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet, The. Bernard Shaw. 5m., 7w., chorus 

groups. So. A big room. SI IS 
Ships on the sand, a play of the Suffolk Broads. Charles A. Myall. 

'2m., '2\v. Sc. Kitchen of a wayside public house. Drama 12 : 153- 

156, Feb. 1!)'J2. 

* Shirkers, The. Elizabeth F. Guptill. lOc. Sc. Any interior. FIL 
Shirt, The. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Poetic. 2w. Sc. A room in tene- 
ments near the railway. GID, GIP 

Shivaree. Mark O'Dea. 2m., 2w. Sc. Room in an Iowa farmhouse. 

OR Drama 11 : 11-15, Oct. 1920. 

f Shoes that danced, The. Anna Hempstead Branch. Fanciful fantas- 
tic. 3m., 4w. Sc. Watteau's studio. BRA, WWS 

Shojo. Ernest Fenollosa and Ezra Pound. Noh play of Japan. 2m.. 
chorus. Sc. Japanese Exterior. FEN 

Shop of perpetnal youth, The. Katherine Morse. 2m., 3w., Ic. Sc. 
Beauty parlor. FSD 

Shopping. Daisy McGeoch. Comedy. 5m., Iw. Sc. Simple. MAC 

Short -way with authors, A. Gilbert Cannan. Burlesque. 7m., Iw. 
Sc. Dressing room in a London theatre. CAP, REP 

* Shouting the battle cry of "Feed 'em." Edna Randoph Worrell. 

Patriotic play. 1m., and many c. Ladies' Home Journal 34 : 40, Nov. 
1917. 

Show actress, The. J. C. McMullen. 3m., 4w. Sc. Dining room. B 

Show of hands, The. W. R. Walker. Romantic comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. 
Neatly furnished sitting room. PH 

Shower, The: The Moon. Yone Noguchi. Noh play of Japan. 2m., 
Iw., chorus. Sc. None. Poet Lore 29 : 455-458, Autumn 1918. 
Poetry Review 8 : 189-193, Aug. 1917. 

Shunamite, The. Yehoash, pseud, of Solomon Bloomgarden. Authorized 
trans, from the Yiddish by Henry T. Schnittkind. 3m., Iw. Sc. In- 
ner chamber of King David's Palace. Stratford Journal 4 : 313-320, 
June 1919. 

Sibyl, The. Isaac Rieman Baxley. Ancient Greece. 2m., 3w. Sc. An 
annex room to the Temple of Apollo at Delphi. BAX 

Sic passim. Joseph Andrew Galahad. Iw., 2m. Sc. None given. Po- 
etry 19: 20-21, Oct. 1921. 

Sicilian, The. Jean B. C. Moliere. Trans, from the French by Barrett 
H. Clark. 4m., 2w., chorus. Sc. A street with house in the back- 
ground. FSD 

Sicilian limes. Luigi Pirandello. Trans, from the Italian and edited by 
Isaac Goldberg. 2m., 2w., chorus. Sc. Hallway. VE 
Trans, by Elizabeth Abbott. Theatre Arts Magazine G : 329-344, 
Oct. 1922. 

* Sick deer, The. Augusta Stevenson. 4b., Sc. A meadow. SCI 
Side-show, The. John Kendrick Bangs. Farce. Cm., 4w. Sc. Stage 

of an improvised theatre. BAD 
Sidhe of Ben-Mor, The. Ruth Sawyer (i. e. R. S. Durand) Irish folk 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 169 

play. 1m., 5w., 6 fairy women. Sc. Interior of cabin. Poet Lore 

21:'300^310, July-Aug. 1910. 
Siege, The. Colin Campbell Clements. 3w. Sc. Room in an Oriental 

house. CLD, STW 
Siefried: a German folk play. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 3b., 2g. Sc. 

A deep forest. MST 
Siegfried and Brunhilde. Alice Cook Fuller. 5b., lg., chorus. Sc. 

Palace. FU 
Silas Wegg's stall. Horace B. Browne. From Dickens' Our Mutual 

Friend. 2m. Sc. In front of a corner house. BD , 
Silent house, The. Agnes Lee. Poetic. 1m., 2w. Sc. Living room of 

a scholar. LEE Poetry 1 : 173-178, March 1913. 
Silent waiter, The. Alfred Kreymborg. Satire 3m. Sc. One of the 

dimly lighted windows of a cafe seen from the street. KMA, STV 
Silly ass, The, Adelaide C. Rowell. 2m., 2w. Sc. Living room. 

Drama 12 : 344-350, Sept. 1922. 
Silver blade, The. Hermann Hagedorn, Jr. 3m., 2w., chorus. Sc. 

Room in a castle in ancient Scotland. HPS 
Silver lining, The. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 1m., lw., Is. Sc. A 

pleasant room a trifle littered with books. MB, SS 
Silver salt-cellars, The. Stuart Wishing. 2m., 2w. Sc. Sitting 

room in a flat. PLA 
Simon the Cyrenian. Ridgely Torrence. Historical, llm., lw., chorus 

characters. Sc. Garden in Jerusalem. TPF 
Simoon. Johann August Strindberg. Trans, from the German. 2m., lw. 

Sc. Arabian burial chamber. MR ; Trans, by Emil Sobering. Poet 

Lore 17 : 21-28, Autumn 1906 ; Trans, by Edwin Bjorkman. Smart 

Set 40 : 135-141, July 1913. 
Simp, The. George M. Rosener. Irish comedy. 4m., 3w. Sc. In front 

of an Irish cottage. WRP 
Simpkins little breakfast party. Charles S. Bird. Farce. 4m., 3w. 

Sc. Combined sitting and breakfast room. FP 
Sin of Ahab, The. Anna Jane Harnwell with an introduction by Clara 

Fitch. Biblical play. 5m., lw. Sc. Private audience chamber in the 

palace of the king. HAT 
Sing a song of seniors. Lindsey Barbee. Play of college life. 7w. 

Sc. Room in a girls' seminary. DEP 
Sing a song of sleepy head. James W. Foley. 19c. Sc. Drawing 

room. FO 
Singer, The. Padraic H. Pearse. Irish play in verse. 5m., 2w. Sc. 

Wide clean kitchen of a country house. PRZ, PS 

Singing pool, The. Helen L. Mobert. 4m., 2w. Sc. Outside of a cot- 
tage in India. Poet Lore 30 : 275-288, Summer 1919. 
Singing soul, The. Mrs. Henry Backus. Chinese legend. 4m., 3w., 

chorus. Sc. Interior of Chinese home in Peking 500 years ago. FSD 
Sinner, The. Sholom Ash. 15m., lw., chorus. Sc. Jewish cemetery in 

a small town in Russian Poland. PTS 
Sinstram of Skagerrak. Sada Cowan. (Mrs. Frederick James Pitt) 

Impressionistic episode. 1m., lw. Sc. High bare cliff. MA 
Sir Bob. George M. Rosener. 2m., lw. Sc. Room handsomely fur- 
nished. Stagelore p. 157-, Feb. 1912. 
Sir David wears a crown. Stuart Walker. 13m., 4w., chorus. Sc. 

Gateway to the King's castle. SCO, STK, WA Ladies' Home Jour- 
nal 38 : 6-7, 154, 157-159, June 1921. 



170 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Sister Masons. Frank Dumont. Burlesque, llw. Sc. Large room. 
PPP 

Sister to assist'er, A. John Le Breton. 2\v. Sc. Shabby bed-sitting- 
room. FSD 

Sisters, The. Harold Goddard. 5m., 5w., chorus. Sc. Interior. GJ 

Sisters of Susannah. Philip Moeller. Biblical farce. 5m., Iw. Sc. 
Beautiful garden of Myrah. MF 

Sisters' tragedy, The. Richard Hughes. '2m., 3w. Sc. Hall of a 
house used as a dining room. HUG 

Six and eightpence. H. B. Tree. Comedy. 2m., Iw. Sc. Lawyer's 
office. FSD 

Six men of Calais, The. Lascelles Abercrombie. Cm. Sc. Not given. 

Poetry Review 1 : 529-533, Dec. 1012. 

t Six -who pass while the lentils boil. Stuart Walker. Fantasy. 5m., 
2w., chorus. Sc. Kitchen. MA, MTC, SS, STK, WP, WS 

68-7O Berkeley Place. Whitney Darrow. Comedy. 3m., 5w. Sc. 
Dining room of twin house. PPP 

Skeptic's challenge, The. Henry Frank. 8 char. Sc. Vision of a re- 
volving globe enwrapped in bright clouds. Open Court 30 : (J-l( : i, Jan. 
1922, 36 : 78-88, Feb. 1922, 

* Skirmish in Rensselaerswijck. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. Ryan. 

New York in Colonial days. 5b., 3g. Sc. Living room in Dutch home 
in old New York. TRH 

* Skyboy. Gertrude Knevels. 15c. Sc. Outdoor setting. CAM 
Slacker, The. Jewell Bothwell Tull. Great War play. 2m., 7w. Sc. 

Living room. B 
Slacker for the cause, A. B. A. Hedges. Great War play. 3m., Iw. 

Sc. Interior. FP 
Slacks, The. David Garb. 12.. 2w. Sc. Large white washed kitchen. 

Harvard Monthly 48 : 20-27, March 1909. 

* Slave raiders, The. Anita B. Ferris. 25 or more c. Sc. Unimportant. 

Everyland 8 : 244-247, Aug. 1917. 

Slave -with two faces, The. Mary Caroline Davies. Allegory. 3m., 
4w. Sc. Path in the woods. FLS, SL 

* Slight mistake, A. Marie Irish. 2b., 4g. Sc. A sitting room. IP 
Slippers. Anne Macfarlane. Fantasy. 1m., Iw., Ib. Sc. Living room. 

Poet Lore 32:425-430, Autumn 1921. 
Slump, The. Frederick L. Day. 2m., Iw. Sc. A dingy room in middle 

class American home. SL 
Smile of Moiia Lisa, The. Jacinto Benavente. Trans, from the Spanish 

by J. A. Herman. 4m., Iw. Sc. Studio of Leonardo da Vinci in 

Florence. BAG, BSM 
Smith's unlucky day. Charles Nevers Holmes. Comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. 

Interior. DEP 

Snare and the fowler, The. Beulah Marie Dix. 3m. A narrow cham- 
ber in a chateau in Normandy. DA 
Snaring the lion. E. C. Ehrlich. Based on an incident in Judges. 2m., 

2w. Sc. Roof of a house in Palestine. Drama 9 : 60-83, May 1919. 

* Snow image, The. E. Antoinette Luques. Miracle play. Ib., 5g. Sc. 

Window overlooking garden. LS 

Snow man, The. Laurence Housman. Verse. 2m., Iw., Ib., Ig. Sc. 
A poor peasant dwelling. CBI, FSD 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 171 

Snow-white and rose-red. E. Harcourt Williams. Adapted from 
Grimm's story. 2b., 4g. Sc. Interior of cottage. WI 

Snow witch, The. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. A Russian folk play. 
Ih., 4g.. chorus characters. Sc. A bare plain room. MST 

Snowed-up with a Duchess. C. A. Castell. Comedy. 4w. Sc. Inte- 
rior of a cottage. FS1> 

Snowstorm, The. Perez Ilirschbein, tr. from the Yiddish. 7m., 4w., 2c. 
Sc. Room in a small farmhouse in Russia. BLK 

Snubbing of Fanny, The. Winifred St. Clair. Early Victorian. 1m., 
3\v. Sc. Comfortable drawing room. SAI 

Soap-box orator, The. F. Ursula Payne. 5b., 3g., chorus. Sc. Cor- 
ner near a small city park. PPC 

Soap club, The. E. J. Freund. Ow. Sc. A large room. ANP 

Sob sister. Lillian Saundors. 1m., 2w. Sc. Disorderly sitting room. 
Drama 11:354-357, July 1921. 

Socialism and beauty. Bouve Souther. 3m. Sc. A garden at night. 
Harvard Monthly 54 : 202-207, July 1912. 

Society column, The. Stella T. Payson. Om., 9w., Ig. Sc. Country 
editor's office. BEQ 

Society notes. Duffy R. West. Gm., 3w. Sc. Handsome morning room. 
STK 

Soft-soap day, The. Eleanore Hubbard. Pilgrim play. 7b., 4g. chorus. 
Sc. Pilgrim village on the edge of a forest. HUD 

Sojourners. Anna Harmvell and Isabelle Meeker. 5m.. 2w. Sc. Yard 
of cottage in Leyrlen in 1(520. Drama 10 : 357-3G4, July-Sept. 1920. 

Solemn pride. George Ross Leigh ton. U. S. Civil War play. 9w. Sc. 
Sitting room in New England village in 1SG5. WWS 

Solomon's song. Harry Kemp. Historical. 3m.. 2w. Sc. Throne- 
room of Solomon's royal palace about 100 B. C. SCO 

Some mischief still. Joyce Kilmer. 4m.. Iw. Sc. Living room of 
upper West side Apartment. Smart Set 43 : 131-142, Aug. 1914. 

Somebody-nothing, a Japanese farce. Trans, by Michio I tow and 
Louise V. Ledoux. 3m. Sc. Room in a Japanese house. Asia 21 : 
1011-1012, Dec. 1921. 

Something to vote for. Charlotte Perkins Gilman. 2m., 7w., other 
club w. Sc. Room arranged for a meeting. Forerunner 2: 143-153, 
June 1911. 

Son of the greater Fatherland. Edward Morgan. Great War play. 

4m., Iw., lb., Ig., chorus. Sc. Interior of a room in a town not far 

from Liege. MOQ 
Song at the castle, A. Evelyn G. Sutherland. Historical background. 

Romantic comedy. Gm., 2w. Sc. Drawing room in Dublin Castle. 

SUP ' 
Song of Solomon, The. Mark O'Dea. 2m.. 3w. Sc. Back room of a 

farm house. OR Drama 11 : 154-157, Feb. 1921. 
Sons of Adam. Mariano Alarcon. 5m.. 3w., peasants. Sc. Interior of 

humble home of a peasant. Stratford Journal 4 : 75-93, Feb. 1919. 
Soothsayer, The. Verner von Heidenstam. Trans, from the Swedish. 

5m., Gw., chorus. Sc. A laurel grove in ancient Greece. FOS, HVS 
Sotoba Komachi. Ernest Fenollosa and Ezra Pound. Noh play of Ja- 
pan. 2m., Iw. Sc. Along a bridge. FEN 
Sotoba Komachi. Kwaiiami. Noh play of Japan. 2m., Iw., chorus 

Sc. Stage. WAA 



172 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Sounding brass. Edward Hale Bierstadt. 3m., Iw. Sc. Living room 
of warden's quarters in prison. STK 

Souvenir spoons. Irving Dale. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. Small recep- 
tion room in a fashionable hotel. B 

Spark of life, The. Emma Beatrice Brunner. 2m., 2w. Sc. Luxuri- 
ous living room. BRB 

Sparks divine. Bessie Springer Breene. Comedy. lOw. Sc. Sitting 
room. FSD 

Sparrow, The. Sahatino Lopez. Trans, from the Italian and edited by 
Isaac Goldberg. 2m., 4w., Ib. Sc. Room on the ground floor. VE 

Special delivery. D. M. Henderson. Farce. 3m., 2w. Sc. Reception 
room. B 

Special rehearsal. E. P. Churchill. 2m., Iw. Sc. Interior. CHU 

Spectator No. 558. R. Clipston Sturgis. Jr. 3m. S<-. Corner in Will's 
coffee house. Harvard Monthly 3G : 201-203, July 1903. 

* Spider and the fly, The. Emma L. Johnston and Madalene D. Barnum. 

.'5b. Sc. A dining room. JB 

Spineless. Elsie Garretson Finch. 2m., Iw. Sc. Large living and draw- 
ing room in a country house. SCT 

* Spirit of Christmas, The. Ellen M. Willard. 4b., 4g. Sc. Interior. 

WT 

Spirit of Kiwanis, The. Edward Saxon. Patriotic play. dm. Sc. 
Interior. SAX 

* Spirit of liberty, The. Jessie M. Webb and Lucile Schamberger. 7c., 9 

chorus groups. Sc. Children's nursery. FSD 

* Spirit of Memorial Day, The. E. Antoinette Luques. 4b., 5g. Sc. 

Out-of-doors. LS 
Spirit of Pnrim, The. Herman D. Levinson. Jewish holiday play. 

1m., Iw. Sc. Room off the ball room. BLD 
Spiritual boost at Sallytown, The. Alice Marie Donley. Comedy. 

3w. Sc. Study. G3 
Spoiling the broth. Bertha N. Graham. 2m., 2w. Sc. Kitchen in a 

Yorkshire house. JOA 
t Spreading the news. Lady Gregory 7m., 3w. Sc. Outskirts of a fair. 

Ci, CBI, GS. KP, LE, SS, Samhain pp. 15-28, 1905. 
Spring in Bloomsbury. Harold Brighouse. 3m., 2w. Sc. Bed-sitting 

room in Bloomsbury. WIA 
Spring recital, The. Theodore Dreiser. 15m., 3w., many chorus char. 

Sc. Prosperous church in the heart of a great city. DP, Little Re- 
view 2 : 28-35, Dec. 1915. 

* Spring time fantasy. Marjory Benton Cooke. Easter play. 9b., 8g. 

Sc. Unimportant. DPP 

Spy, The. Malcolm W. Davis. 5m., Iw. Sc. Interior. DAA 
Square deal, A. Edward Mumford. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. Reception 

room. PPP 

Square pegs. Clifford Bax. 2w. Sc. A garden. BAP, C2 
Sqnashville fire brigade, The. Willis N. Bugbee. 3m., 2w. Sc. Sit- 
ting room. MAP 

Squ-^w-man, The; an idyl of the ranch. Edwin Milton Royle. 7m., Iw. 
Sc. Ranch. Adobe house in the distance. Cosmopolitan 37:411-418, 
Aug. 1904. 

Squaw of Bear Clan. Evangeline M. Lent. Indian play. 3m., Iw. Sc. 
Interior of Indian-Agent's house. WEP 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS . 173 

Stage struck boarding house. Frank Dumont. 6m., 2w. Sc. Interior. 

WHP 
Staircase, The. Lascelles Abercrombie. Verse. 2m., Iw. Sc. Small 

room in an empty cottage without furniture. ABF 
Standing moving. Mary MacMillan. 2m., 2w. Sc. Living room in a 

very old frame house. MTT 

Standing room only. Dwight Spencer Anderson. 3m., Iw. Sc. Inte- 
rior. FP 
Star boarder, The. Charles Nevers Holmes. Boarding house comedy. 

1m., 8w. Sc. Dining room. DEP 
Star brave, The. Helen Fitzgerald Sanders. Verse. Based on Indian 

myth. 3m. Sc. Interior of a Blackfoot Indian lodge. SAD 
Star dust path, The. Colin Campbell Clements. 1m., Iw.. chorus. Sc. 

Pine woods on shore of a lake. Poet Lore 31 : 181-18(5, Summer 1920. 
Star in the trees, The. Stark Young. 2m., 15w. Sc. A secret wood. 

YA 
Star of Bethlehem, The. Clay M. Greene. 5m. Sc. Cosy corner of 

a gentlemen's club. GD 
Star of Bethlehem, The. Mrs. Alice Corbin Henderson. Nativity play. 

10b., 2g. Sc. Stable of the inn at Bethlehem. HAD 
Star spangled banner, The. Eleanore Hubbard. U. S. War of 1812 

play. 5b. Sc. On board a British battleship. HUD 
Star spangled banner, The. Katherine Stagg. Civil War episode. 

2m., Iw. Sc. Interior. DPP 
State forbids, The. Sada Cowan. Slum play. 1m., 2\v., Ib. Sc. A 

desolate one room dwelling. COV 
Station episode, A. Louise Rand Bascom. 1m., Iw. Sc. Waiting 

room of station. MBP 

Stepmother, The. Arnold Bennett. Farce. 2m., 2w. Sc. Study. BP, 
CBI 

Step mother, The. A. A. Milne. 3m., Iw. Sc. Pleasant room. FSD, 
MSM 

Stick-up, The. Pierre Loving. Wild west fantastic play. 3m. Sc. In- 
side the orbit of Uranos. STK, STV 

Stockings' revolt. Elizabeth Ferguson Seat. Christmas play. 15c. 
Sc. Living room. FIL 

Stoic's daughter, The. Maurice Baring. Historical farce. 4m., 3w-, 
Is. Sc. Room in the house of Burrus. BA 

Stolen horse, The. Louise Rand Bascom. Comedy. 3m., 2w. Sc. Sit- 
ting room. MBP 

Stonefolds. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Verse. 2m., 2w. Sc. Living 
room of shepherd's hut. GIA, GIP, GIS 

Store, The. Elizabeth Kellam. 3m., 3w. Sc. Back room of a grocery 
store. FSD 

Storm, The. John Drinkwater. Poetic. 2m., 3w. Sc. A mountain 
cottage. DPA, DR, Theatre Arts Magazine 4:191-199, July 1920. 

Storm, The. Mary MacMillan. Farce. 1m., 10w., Is w. Sc. Draw- 
ing room. MTT 

Storm in a tea shop. Stafford Hillard. 2m., 3w. Sc. Tea room. 
FSD 

Stormy night, A. Katharine Kavanaugh. Comedy. 3m., Iw. Sc. 
Drawing room. FP 

Stormy times. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. Ryan. Rebellion in 



174 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

early New York. 5b., chorus char. Sc. On the road to a fort. TRH 
Story of a famous wedding, The. Evelyn Greenleaf Sutherland. 
Early New England. (Jm., 4w. Sc. Drawing room in mansion in 
early New England. SUO 

Story of Corporal Bell, The. Cyril Wentworth Hogg. 3w. Sc. Liv- 
ing room. FSD 

J Story of Jacob, The. Harris G. Hale and Newton M. Hall. 7b., 2g. 
Sc. Interior. HAL 

* Story of the poplar tree, The. E. Antoinette Luques. 22c. Sc. For- 

est scene. LS 

* Strange boy, The. Netta Syrett. 3b., 5g. Sc. Schoolroom. SSG 
Strange host, The. Arthur Law. Fanciful. 3m., 2w. Sc. Old fash- 
ioned room in a cottage. WIA 

Strange physician, The. May Bell. 3m., Iw. Sc. A hall furnished 
as a living room in Johannesburg. BRW 

Stranger, The. Felix Gould. 3m., 2w. Sc. Before a house. GO 

Stranger, The. Perez Hirschbein. Tr. fr. Yiddish. 3m., 2w. Sc. A 
small room with tiny windows. BLK 

Stranger, The. David Pinski. Trans, from the Yiddish by Isaac Gold- 
berg. 9m., 6w., many chorus characters. Market place of Birath Arba 
at the time of the destruction of the Temple at Jerusalem. PT, PTT 

Strangers. Emma Beatrice Brunner. 2m., Iw. Sc.. Luxurious living 
room. BRB 

Strangers. Sada Cowan. 1m., Iw. Sc. Office. Smart Set 42 : 115- 
11G, Mar. 1914. 

Sranger's visit, The. Horace B. Browne. 2m., Iw. Sc. Interior of 
cottage. BD 

* Strategy of Director Kief t, The. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. 

Ryan. 6b., lg., chorus char. Sc. A garden. TRH 
Streaks of light. Hermann Sudermann. Trans, from the German. 2m., 

Iw. Sc. Small pavilion in a park. SU 
Street singer, The. Jose Echegaray. Trans, by John Garrett Underbill. 

2m.. 2w., others. Sc. A public square. Drama 7 : 62-76, Feb. 1917. 

* Strike in Santa Clans land, The. Clara J. Denton. Christmas play. 

5b., 6g. Sc. Room decorated for Christmas festivities. SI 

* Strike in Santa Clans land, A. Effa E. Preston. 14c. Sc. Room in 

Santa's house. PAP 

* Strike Mother Goose settled, The. Evelyn Hoxie. 5b., 7g. Sc. Inte- 

rior. EP 

Striker, The. Margaret Scott Oliver. 2m., 3w. Sc. A dining room in 
a workman's house. OS 

Striped sweater, The. O. E. Young. Cm. Sc. Interior. B 

Stroke of Marbot, The; or, The Emperor at Melk. Graham S. 
Rawson. Background of France in Napoleonic times. 13m., chorus. 
Sc. Great apartment overlooking the Danube. RA 

Stronger, The. August Strindberg. 2w. Sc. Corner of a ladies' res- 
taurant. LC, LO, STO, Trans, from the Swedish by Edith and 
Warner Oland. International 4:58-59, Sept. 1911. Trans, by F. I. 
Ziegler. Poet Lore 17:47-50, Spring 190G. 

Stronger woman. The. August Strindberg. 2w. Sc. A nook in a 

ladies' cafe. STW 

t Studying for a test. Edith F. A. U. Painton. 4g. Sc. School room. 
PAD 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 175 



Stuff o' Dreams. Rex Hunter. 3m., lw. Sc. Interior of a fisherman's 
cottage in Maine. HS 

Stuffing. Dorothy Cleather. 7w., Ic. Sc. Cottage room. CH 

Stuffing. George Paston. 1m., 2w., Ib. Sc. Living room. FSD 

Subjection of Kezia, The. Mrs. Havelock Ellis. 2m., lw. Sc. Inte- 
rior of cottage kitchen in a Cornish fishing village. EL, ELA, SL 

Substance of ambition. Marie Josephine Warren. 2m., 2w. Sc. Par- 
lor of boarding house. B, PWP 

Substitute, The. Effie Ellsler Weston. 3m., lw. Sc. Interior of cob- 
bler's shop. Smart Set 31 : 115-121, July 1910. 

Substitute bride, The. Adelaide Stedman. 2m., 3w. Sc. Luxurious 
living room in New York. Smart Set 35 : 129-13G, Oct. 1911. 

Substitute for Santa Claus. Carolyn Wells. 7b., Ig. Sc. Father 
Time's office. WJ 

Success. Marjorie Benton Cooke. 1m., lw. Sc. Garden. CO 

Successful failure, A. George M. Rosener. Farce. 4m. Sc. Hotel 
parlor. FP 

Such a charming young man. Zoe Akins. 6m., 3w. Sc. Balcony 
overlooking a fashionable restaurant. Smart Set 48 : 67-78, Apr. 1910. 

Such extravagance. George Bloomquest. 2m., lw. Sc. Interior. 
FSD 

Suffragette, The. Helen G. Ludington. 7w. Sc. Sitting room. FSD 

Suffragette baby, A. Alice C. Thompson. Comedy. 6w. Sc. Board- 
ing house interior. PPP 

Suffragette's redemption. Inglis Allen. 1m., lw. Sc. Interior. FSD 

Sugar house, The. Alice Brown. 4m., 3w. Sc. A sugar-house in a 
New England wood. BO 

Suicides. Preston Gibson. 2m. Sc. Poorly furnished apartment. 

FSD 
Suite B. Fannie Myers Langolis. 3m., lw. Sc. Handsomely furnished 

hotel sitting room. DPP 
Suited at last; or, Sauce bordelaise. Elizabeth Urquhart. Comedy. 

1m., 7w. Sc. Living room. FP 
Suitors three; or, Her test for true love. C. Gordon Kurtz. 3m., 

2w. Sc. Interior. STB 
Sunia Genji. Ernest Fenollosa and Ezra Pound. Noh play of Japan. 

3m. Sc. Japanese exterior. FEN 
Sumida Gawa, adapted from the Japanese Noh drama by Motomasa by Colin 

C. Clements. 2m., lw., Ic., chorus. Sc. Banks of the Sumida River. 

Stratford Journal 2 : 29-39, Jan. 1918. 

Summer-dawn. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Verse. 1m., lw. Sc. Cot- 
tage before dawn. GID, GIP 
Sun, The. John Galsworthy. 2m., lw. Great War play. Sc. Stile 

close to a river. GSS, LE, Scribner's Magazine 65 : 513-516, May 

1919. 
Sun goddess, The. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. Masque of old Japan. 

19c., 3 chorus groups. Sc. Not given. MBF 

Sunbeam. Federico Mariani. 2m., 2w. Sc. Private parlor in apart- 
ment in fashionable N. Y. hotel. Smart Set 29 : 130-138, Oct. 1909. 
Sunday on Sunday goes by. Henri Lavedan. 3m. Sc. Plateau in 

the country. Poet Lore 27: 185-189, Spring 1916. 
Sundial, The. Howard Mumford Jones. 2m., 4w. Sc. A garden. 

Texas Review 5 : 93-125, Jan. 1920. 



176 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

t Sunny morning, A. Serafin Quintero and Joaquin A. Quintero. Trans, 
from the Spanish by Lucretia Xavier Floyd. 1m.. lw., 2s. Sc. Re- 
tired part of a park in Madrid. SL, WWS, Trans, by Isaac Gold- 
berg. Stratford Journal 1 : 39-51. Autumn 191G. 

Sunshine, an idyll. Charles Dickson. Southern play. 2m., lw. Sc. 
Garden. WHP 

Superior sex, The. Helen Bagg. Farce. 1m., 9w. Sc. Interior. PPP 

Suppressed desires. George Cram Cook and Susan Glaspell. Satire. 
1m., 2w. Sc. A studio. MA, P2 

Surprises. C. Leona Dalyrymple. Farce. 2m., lw. Sc. Interior. FP 

* Surprising Santa. Willis N. Bugbee. 3b., 2g., 2 chorus groups. Sc. 

Living room. BUJ 

Survival. Horace Holley. 1m., lw. Sc. Garden of a home in the sub- 
urbs. HOR 

Susan's embellishments. Arthur Eckersley. 1m., 3w. Sc. Interior. 
FSD 

Susan's finish. Alice C. Thompson. Comedy. 7w. Sc. Sitting room. 
B 

* Susie pays a visit. Kittie Barne. (Mrs. Eric Streatfield) A play with 

a dance. Ob., Ig. Sc. Interior. BAS 
Swan song, The. Anton Checkhov. Trans, from the Russian. 2m. Sc. 

Stage of a country theatre in Russia. CHE, SS 

f Swanwhite. August Strindberg. Trans, from the Swedish. Fairy play. 
10m., 7w. Sc. Large apartment in Mediaeval stone castle. SMS, 
STP 

t Sweeps of ninety-eight, The. John Masefield. 7m., lw. Sc. A par- 
lor in an inn. MLS, MTA 
Sweet-and-twenty. Floyd Dell. Comedy. 3m., lw. Sc. Corner of a 

cherry orchard. DK, SCO, STK 

Sweet elysium club, The. Alice E. Ives. Comedy. 14w. Sc. Club 
room. FSD 

* Sweet girl graduate, a commencement play. Carolyn Wells. 9b., 14g. 

or all g. Sc. Gay garden. PPP, Ladies' Home 'journal 38 : 19, 38, 
May 1921. 

f Sweetmeat game. Ruth Comfort Mitchell. 2m., lw.. Ib. Sc. Living 

room in a Chinese house in the Chinese quarter. FSD 
Swift's pastoral. Padraic Colum. Irish legend' of St. Patrick's purga- 
tory. 1m., lw. Sc. Unimportant. CDL, Poetry 17 : 175-180, Jan. 
1921. 

Swimmin' pools. Belford Forrest. 5m. Sc. Dark 'stage outside the 
city limits. B 

* Swineherd, The. Evelyn Smith. From Hans Andersen. 6b., 4g. Sc. 

A room in a palace. SFR 

Sympathetic souls. Sydney Grundy. From the French of Eugene 
Scribe. 2m., 2w. Sc. A sitting room. FSD 



Tabarin's wife. Catulle Mendes. Trans, from the French by Frank R. 
Arnold. 5m., 3w. Sc. Square of the Dauphin in 1G29. International 
5 : 38-41, Feb. 1912. 

Tables turned, The. John Kendrick Bangs. Farce. 2b., 3g. Sc. A 
nursery. HB 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 177 

Tabloid, A. Arthur Eckersley. Tragic farce. 3m. Sc. A bachelor's 

room. FSD, Smart Set 44 : 135-142, Oct. 1914. 
Tadpole school, The. Emilie Blackmore Stapp and Eleanor Cameron. 

A September play. 4b., lg., 2 chorus groups b. and g. Sc. On the 

bank of a pond. SCH 
Tag, der; or, The tragic man. J. M. Barrie. Great War play. 4m. 

Sc. A bare chamber. BET 
Tailor's dummy, The. Clara J. Denton. 2b., lg. Sc. Interior. 

MBP 

Taking father's place. W. C. Parker. Farce. 5m., 3w. Sc. Bro- 
ker's office. DEP 

Taking teacher's place. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 4b., 4g. Sc. Not im- 
portant. GUT 
Taking the census. Elizabeth F. Guptill. Farce. 1m., lw., Ib. Sc. 

At the door of a house in a poor neighborhood. TMP 

Taking way, A. Innis G. Osborn. Farce. 4m., 2w. Sc. Interior. B 
Tale of the tarts. E. M. Fotheringham. 3b., 4g. Sc. Outside the 

palace of the King of Hearts. FSD 
Talisman, The. Miss E. H. Keating. Proverb play "Truth may be 

blamed, but it cannot be shamed." 8m. Sc. Garden of a palace. KE 
Tamura. Ernest Fenollosa and Ezra Pound. Noli play of Japan. 3m. 

Sc. Japanese setting. FEN 

Tangled skein, The. Laura E. Richards. 2g. Sc. Room. RP 
Tangles. C. Leona Dalrymple. Farce. 4m., 2\v. Sc. Interior. FP 
Taniko. (The Valley-Hurling) Zenchiku. Pt. 1. Nob. play of Ja- 
pan. 2m., lw., Ib., chorus. Sc. Stage. WAA 

Tanks. Hugh Mytton. 2m., 2w. Sc. Bedroom of a Scotch Hydro. FSD 
Tatters. Richard Burton. Juvenile Court character sketch. 3m., Ib. 

Sc. Lawyer's room. FSD, Drama 12:206-208, March 1922. 
Tea and conversation. Colin C. Clements. A comedy of bad manners. 

7\v. Sc. Sitting room. FSD 

Tea and politics. Irene Jean Crandall. Comedy. 2m., 7w. Sc. Inte- 
rior. DEP 
Teacher's pet, The. E. M. Peixotto. Farce. 7b., chorus. Sc. School 

room. PET 
Tears of dawn, a medieval phantasy. Faith Van Valkenburgh Vilas. 

2m., 2\v. Sc. Mountain pass. Poet Lore 33 : 105-113, Spring 1922. 
Tears of the birds, The. Yone Noguchi. 2m., lw., lc., chorus. Sc. 

None given. Poet Lore 29 : 451-455, Autumn 1918. 
Tecpancaltzin. Grace E. Taft. Verse. Ancient Aztec. 5m., 2w. Sc. 

Garden. TA 
Teeth of the gift horse. Margaret Cameron. 2m., 4w. Sc. Interior. 

FSD 
Teja. Hermann Sudermann. Early Mediaeval. 9m., 2w. Sc. King's 

tent. STZ 
Telegram from Dad, A. J. M. Taylor. Farce. College play. 6m., lw. 

Sc. A student's room. B 
Telegrams, The. Horace Holley. 2m. Sc. Front of a shop in Paris. 

IIOR 
Telephone, The. Charles Ligory Fleming. Farce. 10m. Sc. A room 

with telephone boxes. FLE 
Telling the truth. Louis Herman Hubbard. Farce. 1m., 9w. Sc. 

Sitting room. HUB 



178 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLATS 

Temperament. Mary Aldis. 1m., 2w. Sc. 1. Library in a private 

house : so. 2. A studio in Greenwich Village. AP 
Temperament. Maverick Terrell. 2m., 2w. Sc. Star's dressing room 

in a theatre. Smart Set 50:215-220, Sept. 191<i. 
Templeton tea pot The. Grace Cooke Strong. Farce. 4m., 4w. Sc. 

Library. B 
Ten days later. Carl Glick. 4m., 2w., crowd. Sc. Street in small 

town in Palestine about 1 A. D. Drama 11 : 159-165, Feb. 1921. 
Ten fingers of Francois, The. Christmas play of old Provence. Delle 

Houghton Oglesbee. 2m., 2w., 3b.. 2g., others. Sc. Kitchen of farm 

house. Drama 14 : G5-G9, Nov. 1923. 

^ Ten minntes by the clock. Mrs. Alice C. Riley. 7b., 2g. Sc. Break- 
fast room in a palace. HIT 
Ten P. M., a problem play. Mary Aldis. 1m.. Iw. Sc. A fireside, 

under shaded lamps. Drama 11 : 187-188, March 1921. 
Ten years after (with apologies to Dumas Pere). Baroness von 

Hutton. 1m., Iw. Sc. Not given. Smart Set 12 : 75-77, Oct. 1903. 
Tenor, A. Louis Gilmore. 2m., 2w. Sc. Boudoir in winter Palace, 1780 

at time of Empress Catherine. Double-Dealer 3 : 301-310, June 1922. 
Tenor, The. Frank Wedekind. Trans, from the German by Andre Tri- 

don. Comedy. 3m.. 3w., 2s. Sc. A large hotel room. SL 
Tents of the Arabs, The. Lord Dunsany. 5m., Iw. Sc. Outside gate 

of city of Thalanna. Smart Set 45 : 229-239, Mar. 1915. 
Teoteuctli. Grace E. Taft. Verse. Ancient Aztec. 7m., 3w. Sc. 

Interior of small Aztec temple. TA 

Terrible Meek, The. Charles Rann Kennedy. 2m., Iw. Sc. A wind- 
swept hill. KT 
Terror of a day, The. M. F. Hutchinson. Ow. Sc. A square sitting 

room. WIA 

* Tertulla's garden; or, The miracle of good St. Valentine. 

Marguerite Merington. 3m., 3w., lc., chorus. Sc. A room in the 

town house of Asterius. MFP 
Test, The. Helen L. Willcox. Missionary play. 7m. Sc. A room in 

a hut in Morocco. MIS 
Test kiss, The. John Keble Bell. (Keble Howard, pseud.) 1m., Iw. 

Sc. Room in a country house. FSD 

* Testing of Sir Gawayne, The. Marguerite Merington. Hallowe'en. 

8m., 4w., lc., many chorus char. Sc. King Arthur's Court. MFP, 

MTC 

f Thankful for Jack. Alice W. Chaplin. <>g. Sc. Sitting room. CHC 
Thankful heart, The. Frances Gillespy Wickes. 8c. Sc. Cottage 

room which is both kitchen and living room. WCB 
$ Thanksgiving conspiracy, A. Marie Irish. 5b., 4g. Sc. Living 

room. PAP 

* Thanksgiving Day 1696. Martha B. Bayles and Anna M. Liitken- 

haus. American history play. 8g., chorus. Sc. New England kit- 
chen. LTJ 

* Thanksgiving Day "Anychild's vision of blessings." F. Ursula 

Payne. 29c. Sc. A room in Anyhouse. PP 

* Thanksgiving dream, A. Caroline A. Creevey and Margaret E. Sang- 

ster. 17c. Sc. Ethel's bedroom. IIB 

* Thanksgiving dream. Effa E. Preston. 15c. Sc. Interior. PAP 
Thanksgiving festival. Arranged by normal students in the Dept. of 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 179 

Hist, of the State Normal and Model Schools, Trenton, N. J. Any no. 

of children. Sc. Exterior of Jewish tabernacle. Ladies' Home Jour- 
nal 30 : 39, 74-75, Nov. 1913. 
Thanksgiving of Praisgod plenty, The. Julia M. Martin. 3b., 2g. 

Sc. Interior of Puitan home. EP 

That black cat. Bert C. Rawley. Cm., 2w. Sc. Interior. APP 
That blessed lady. Edward Mumford. Farce. 1m., Iw. Sc. Sea- 
shore house. PPP 

That blonde person. Helen Bagg. Farce. Gw. Sc. A pretty draw- 
ing room. PPP 

That boy. Alice W. Chaplin. 4g. Sc. Sitting room. CHC 
That brute Simmons. Arthur Morrison and Herbert C. Sargent. 

Adapted from Arthur Morrison's story in "Tales of mean streets." 2m., 

Iw. Sc. Interior. FSD 
That little rogue next door. Harold Sander. Farce. 2m., 3w. Sc. 

Drawing room. FP 
Their anniversary. Alice C. D. Riley. 3m., 3w. Sc. Garden side of 

a house. Drama 12 : 157-162, Feb. 1922. 
Their first dinner. RuTus H. Gillmore. Farce. 3m., 2w. Sc. Dining 

room. B 
Their first quarrel. Chailes Nevers Holmes. Comedy. 1m. Iw. Sc. 

Any room. DEP 
Their Godfather from Paris. Lillian Pleasant. Comedy. 2m., 3w. 

Sc. Sitting room. PLN 
Their point of view. Wilfred T. Coleby. 2m., Iw. Sc. Chaplain's 

room in a government Industrial Home. FSD 
Their -wife. George Middleton. 1m., Iw., 1 chorus character. Sc. 

Room which apparently has been closed for many months. MIT 
"Them banns." Catherine Bellairs Gascoin. 1m., 2w. Sc. Back hall 

of the vicarage. GAL 
Theodat. Remy de Gourmont. Trans, by Richard Aldington. 7m., and 

clerks., Iw. Sc. Large hall in Bishop's palace at Clermont in 570. 

Drama 0: 184-205, May 191G. 

Theodore, Jr. Sally Shute. 1m., 7w. Sc. Library in a home. B 
Theorist, The. R. M. Arkush. 1m., 3w. Sc. Small, plainly furnished 

room. Harvard Monthly 42 : 46-53, Mar. 1906. 
There's a difference. Grover Theis. 2m., Iw. Sc. Professor Sharp's 

bedroom. TN 
There's always' a reason. Bernard Sobel. lOw. Sc. Living room. 

ST 
These wild young people. J. M. O'Connor, Jr. 3m., 2w., Is. Sc. A 

glassed porch. U\V 
They the crucified. Florence Taber Holt. Great War play. 7m., 2w. 

Sc. Living room of an old fashioned farm house, somewhere in north- 
ern France. HT 

Thief, The. Clara J. Denton. 1m., 3w. Sc. Handsome interior. DAI 
Thief in the house, A. R. M. Robinson. Comedy. 6m. Sc. Interior. 

B 

Third chapter. Charles Dickson. 2m., Iw. Sc. Drawing room. WHP 
Third man, The. Roderick Benedix. Trans, by Barrett H. Clark. 1m., 

3w. Sc. Room in a small house in Germany. FSD 
Thirst. Henry Gordon. Verse. Army play. 7m. Sc. In U. S. Army 

Recruit Depot on sea shore. GOR 



180 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Thirst. Eugene G. O'Neill. 2m., Iw. Sc. On a raft in a tropical sea. 

OT 
13 Simon Street. Anthony P. Wharton. 3m., Iw. Sc. Tenement 

house. FSD 
f Thirteenth domino, The. Harold S. Latham. 16b. Sc. College room 

in boy's preparatory school. FSD 
This is so sudden. McPherson Janney. Farce. Bachelor girl play. 

5w. Sc. Living room of small apartment. B 
This is the law. Lillian P. Wilson. 5m. Sc. County jail. WIF 

This room is engaged. Florence M. Millward. Farcical comedy. 3m., 

5w. Sc. Room in a building let for concerts. MIF 
This way out. Gladys Ruth Bridgham. Cm., 5w. Sc. Room in lodging 

house. EP 
This youth. Gentlemen! Margaret Scott Oliver. Fantasy. 1m., Ib. 

Sc. A narrow lane sharply ascending the hill-side. OS 
Thompson's luck. Harry Greenwood Grover. Tragedy. 3m., Iw. Sc. 

Very plain farmhouse kitchen. SCO 
Those dreadful Drews. Helen Morrison Howie. Comedy. Gw. Sc. 

Parlor. PPP 
"Those dreadful vity-mines!" Rea Woodman. Ib., 3g. Sc. Sitting 

room. WO 
Those husbands of ours. Jessie A. Kelley. Farce. 7w. Sc. Living 

room in disorder. FSD 
Those landladies. Ina Leon Cassilis. Boarding house comedy. 2w. 

Sc. Sitting room of lodging house. PH 

Those red envelopes. W. C. Parker. Farce. 4m., 4w. Sc. Interior. 
DEP 

Thou shalt not steal. Edith Sessions Tupper. 3m., Iw. Sc. Comfort- 
able living room. Smart Set 27 : 134-140, Feb. 1909. 

* Three bears, The. Katharine Lord. 3b., 2g. Sc. Edge of a wood. 

LLS 

* Three hears, The. Caroline W. Thomason. 3b., Ig. Sc. In the Bear's 

house. (Play for children to be given in English or French.) PPP, 
TH 

Three hears, The. E. Harcourt Williams. 2b., 2g. Sc. Cottage with 
kitchen and bedroom. WI 

Three blind mice. William Muskerry. A predicament. 1m., 2w. Sc. 
Sitting room. FSD 

* Three compromises of the Constitution. Blanche Shoemaker Wag- 

staff. Colonial American history. 12b. Sc. Large dignified Colo- 
nial room. WCP 

Three dear friends. Katharine Roof. Feminine episode. 4w. Sc. 
Corner in the drawing room. B 

Three false women of Llaiilar, The. Hermann Hagedorn. Verse. 
3w. Sc. Unimportant. HP 

Three from the earth. Djuna Barnes. 3m., Iw. Sc. Boudoir. Lit- 
tle Review 7 : 3-1"), Nov. 1919. 

Three graces, The. Edward Granville. Comedy. 4m., 2w. Sc. Hall 
used as a sitting room. B 

Three is company. Alfred Brand. Comedy. 3m., 2w. Sc. Drawing 
room. BRI 

Three lepers of Sul-El-Garah. Colin Campbell Clements. 3m. Sc. 
Corner in a narrow cobblestoned street. CLD 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 181 

Three of a kind. Gladys Ruth Bridgham. Comedy. 1m., 6w. Sc. 

Interior. B 
f Three pills in a bottle. Rachel Lyman Field. Fantasy. 5m., 3w. 

Sc. Room filled with sunlight. FS1 
Three rogues and a rascal. Wilma Wigginton. Farce. 5m. Sc. 

Police night court. FSD, US 

* Three-score miles and ten. Someple, pseud. 13c. Sc. Ticket office. 

SO 

* Three sleepy heads. Clara J. Denton. New Year play. lb., 2g. Sc. 

Study room in a Public Library. DAH 

* Three Sundays in a week. Harriet Sabra Wright. From a story by 

Poe. 4b., Ig. Sc. Interior of a house. WN 

Three travelers -watch a sunrise. Wallace Stevens, 5m., Iw. Sc. 
Forest on a hilltop in Pennsylvania. SL, Poetry 8 : 163-179, July 
1916. 

* Three wishes. The. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. A French folk play. 

2b., Ig. Sc. A Breton kitchen. MST, STV 
Three -wishes. Thomas Wood Stevens. Comedy. 5m. Sc. An army 

billet somewhere in France. STG 
Three women. Charlotte Perkins Gilman. 1m., 4w. Sc. Parlor. 

Forerunner 2 : 115-123, 134, May 1911. 
Threshold, The. Harold Chapin. Play of Welsh mining life. 1m., Iw., 

Sc. Simple room. FSD 
Thrift. W. Lloyd Berridge. 4b., 2g. Sc. Sitting room. Ladies' Home 

Journal 35 : 57, Nov. 1918. 
Thrilling. Daisy McGeoch. Comedy. 3m., 2w. Sc. Dark stage. 

MAC 
"Through Christmas bells." Clay M. Greene. 4m., Iw. Sc. The 

sacristy of a fashionable Church. GD 

* Through the looking-glass. Anna M. Liitkenhaus. From the book 

by Lewis Carroll. 6b., 8g. Sc. Room with little furniture except a 

large arm chair. LU 
Thumbscrew, The. Edith Lyttelton. 2m., 4w., 2b., Ig. Sc. Stage 

divided into two rooms. LYA 
Thursday evening. Christopher Morley. Comedy. 1m., 3w. Sc. A 

small suburban kitchen in a modest home. SCO, STK 
Thy kingdom come. Florence Converse. A drama for Easter Even. 

3m., 8c., angels. Sc. Tomb of Christ. Atlantic Monthly 127:352- 

362, Mar. 1921. 
Tickets for the Sheffield choir. Edith Lowell. Dramatized from the 

story by Elizabeth Weir. Comedy. 6w. Sc. Sitting room. B 
Tickets, please. Irving Dale. Comedy. 4w. Sc. Reception room in 

a hotel. B 

Tickless time. Susan Glaspell and George Cram Cook. 2m., 4w. Sc. 
A garden. GP, SCO 

"Tiddville and the radio." Harry Doty. Rural comedy. 3m., 5w. 
Sc. Sitting room. DOT 

Tides. George Middleton. 2m., Iw. Sc. Simply furnished study. LE, 

MIM 
Ties of blood. Lillian Sutton Pelee. 3m.. Iw. Sc. Adobe house in 

San Gabriel, California. Poet Lore 32:572-580, Winter 1921. 
Tiger, a play of the Tenderloin. Witter Bynner. 2m., 3w. Sc. A 

room in a house in the Tenderloin district in N. Y. BB, BYT, Forum 

49; 522-547, May 1913. 



182 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Tilda's new hat. George Paston. 1m., 3w. Sc. Living room in a 
tenement house. FSD 

Till three P.M. Marvin Hadley. Farce. 2m., Iw. Sc. Well fur- 
nished apartment. FP 

Time is money. Mrs. Hugh Bell and Arthur Cecil. 1m., 2w. Sc. In- 
terior. FSD 

Timothy Ryan's return. Harry L. Newton and A. S. Hoffman. Com- 
edy. 2m. Sc. Interior. DPP 

Tiny Tim's surprise-party. Arthur Guiterman. 5b., 5g. Scr. Kit- 
chen. Woman's Home Companion 39 : 40, Feb. 1912. 

Tired woman. The. Max Nichelsoii. 9w. Sc. Street of ugly red brick 
rooming houses. Poetry 11:255-239, Feb. 1918. 

Tit-bits. Herbert Swears. Comedy. 2w. Sc. Room in furnished 
apartment. FSD 

* Tit for tat. Marjorie Benton Cooke. 3b., 9g. Sc. Interior. DPP 
To be perfectly frank. Josephine A. Meyer. 2m., Ivv. Sc. Sitting 

room. Smart Set 05 : 9-79, June 1921. 

To find our lives. Kenneth Hunter. 1m., Iw. Sc. Hill overlooking 
the city. Harvard Monthly 51 : 197-200, Feb. 1911. 

* To save his country. Irma Kraft. Pesah. 7b., 3g. Sc. A room in 

a private home in a little village in southern France. KPP 
Tobacco evil, The. A. P. Tchehoff. Trans, from the Russian by Henry 

James Forman. 1m. Sc. Platform of provincial clubhouse. Thea- 
tre Arts Magazine 7 : 77-82, Jan. 1923. 
Told by the gate. Malcolm Morley. Love cycle. 2m., 2w. Sc. A 

picturesque country meadow. MOL 
Told in a Chinese garden. Constance Wilcox. Fantastic. Cm., 3w., 

chorus characters. Sc. A Chinese garden. WCT, Drama 9 : 116- 

150, May 1919. 
Tom, Tom, the piper's son. Irving Pichel. 3m. Sc. A kitchen. 

Harvard Monthly 57 : 80-88, Dec. 1913. 
Tommy, short character play. Ethel Hale Freeman. 4m., 3w. Sc. 

Kitchen. FSD 

* Tommy's Thanksgiving party. Willis N. Bugbee. Gb., 4g. Sc. Sit- 

ting room. EP 

Tomorrow, a nightmare. Henry B. O'Hanlon. 4m. Sc. Interior of 
a morgue. Studies G : 48-57, Mar. 1917. 

Tomorrow at ten. Lindsey Barbee. Movie play. 1m., Iw. Sc. In- 
terior. DEP 

"The Tongmen." Adolph Lehmann. 4m., 2w. Sc. Street corner in 
Chinese quarter. Little Theatre Monthly 1 : 50-52, July 1917. 

Tongues of fire. Patrick Kearney. 2m., 2w. Sc. Room in poor apart- 
ment in N. Y. Drama 11 : 397^01, Aug.-Sept. 1921. 

Too many wives. Sara Henderson. Domestic comedy. 4m., 2w. Sc. 
Living room. MAP 

Too much Bobbie. Helen Morrison Hoxie. Farce. 6w. Sc. Living 
room. PPP 

Too much Galatea. Arthur Lewis Tubbs. Dream play of Greece. 2m., 
2w. Sc. Interior. PPP 

Too much married. Charles Townsend. 3m., 2w. Sc. Interior. PPP 
f Too much monkey. E. M. Fotheringham. 7b. Sc. Study of a rec- 
tory. FSD 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 183 

Too much salt. George S. Bryan. Culinary comedy. 3m., 3w. Sc. 

Interior. B 
Toolip, The. Catherine Bellairs Gascoin. lin., l\v. Sc. Living room. 

GAL 
Top of the world, The. Emma Mauritz Larson. Christmas play. 6b., 

2g. Sc. Interior of home of Father Christinas. Woman's Home Com- 
panion 40 : 43, 120, Dec. 1919. 

Topsy turvy Christmas. Elizabeth F. Guptill. loc. Sc. Inner cur- 
tain and stage. PAP 
Torch, The. Josephine Thorp. Pageant. 57c. Sc. Time's garden. 

TKP 
Torch of time, The. Laurence llousman. A study in revolution. 4m. 

Sc. Suburban interior. HAB 
Torches. Kenneth Raisbeck, -in., 2\v., 2c. Sc. An upper terrace by 

the side of a castle. FS2 
Touch of the child, The. Leon M. Lion. Adapted from Tom Gallon's 

story. 2m., 2\v. Sc. Handsomely furnished room. FSD 
Touch of truth, The. Henry M. Walbrook. Comedy. 2in. Sc. Din- 
ing room. FSD 
Tourist agency, The. Herbert C. Sargent. Farce. 3m., 3w. Sc. 

Tourist office. SAR 
Tower cf silence, The. James Platt White. 3m., 2w. Sc. Circular 

room at top of tower. Harvard Monthly 33: 188-208, Feb. 1902. 
Toys' rebellion, The. Edna Randolph Worrell. 5b., 7g., other c. Sc. 

Kris Kringle s workshop. Ladies' Home Journal 20 : 10, Dec. 1902. 
Tracks to the den, The. Augusta Stevenson. 3b., 4g. Sc. A forest. 

SCI 

Tradition. George Middletou. 1m., 2w. Sc. Sitting room. LC, MIT 
Tragedian in spite of himself, A. Anton Chekov. 2m. Sc. A study. 

CUD, Poet Lore 33 : 208-273, Summer 1922. 
Tragedy of true love, The. a warning to those contemplating matrimony. 

C. F. R. liu., Iw. Sc. Drawing room. Smart Set 3 : 143-144, Apr. 

1901. 
Trained menagerie, A. Marie Irish. Comedy. 7b. Sc. Menagerie 

with cages for animals. 1PP 
Train leaves in ten minutes, The. Louise Rand Bascom. Farce. 

1m., Iw., Ig. Sc. Interior. MAP 

Train to Morrow, The. Jeannette Joyce. 3m., 2w. Sc. Country rail- 
way station. MAP 
Traitor. Percival Wilde. Boer War play. 7m. Sc. Officer's tent in 

South Africa. B, WED 
Tramp and a night's lodging, A. Mrs. Gudrun Thorne-Thomsen. 1m., 

2w. Sc. Kitchen. TT 

Tramp barbers, The. E. M. Peixotto. 7b. Sc. Barber shop. PET 
Transaction in stocks, A. Ralph W. Tag. Comedy. 4m., Iw. Sc. 

Office. FP 
Traveller and peasant. Leo Tolstoy. Trans, by L. and A. Maude. 

2m. Sc. Peasant's hut. English Review 5 : 617-624, July 1910. 
Travellers and the hatchet, The. Augusta Stevenson. 3b. Sc. A 

high road. SC3 
Travelling man, The. Lady Gregory. Miracle play. 1m., Iw., Ic. Sc. 

A cottage kitchen. GS, MTC 



184 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Travelling photographer, The. Kate Alice White. Farce. 3m., 2w. 

Sc. Back yard. MAI' 
Treason. S. A. Welldon. (5m., lw.. others. Sc. Front of a Southern 

colonial mansion. Harvard Monthly 37: 14-29, Oct. 1903. 

* Treasure chest, The. Josephine Thorp. Fairy play. Any number of 

children. Sc. Forest by the sea. THR 

$ Treasure in the trunk, The. William N. Blutt. Play of Jewish life. 
3b., 3g. Sc. An attic room. BLD 

Trecento. Hanns Heinz Ewers. Cm., lw., servants. Sc. Hall in cas- 
tle in 14th century. International 11 : 135-140, May 1917. 

Trend, The. Manta S. Graham. 2m., lw. Sc. Front of house in model 

factory village. GRL 

v Trial for the murder of the King's English. Julia E. Park. Play 
for Good Speech Week. 28c. Sc. Court Room. EP 

Trial of a heart, The. J. Raines Wilson. 4m. Sc. "Court of the 
soul." Smart Set 36 : 141-142, Feb. 1912. 

* Trial trip of the Clermont, The. Eleanore Hubbard. 5b. Sc. The 

Clermont on the Hudson River. HUD 

* Trials of Christmas shopping. Marie Irish. lb., 3g. Sc. Sitting 

room. I 
Triangle No. V333. Frank T. Kleber. Comedy. 1m., 2w. Sc. Well 

furnished boudoir. KLE 
Triangled. Frank T. Kleber. Comedy. 1m., 2w. Sc. Well furnished 

boudoir. KL 
Trick of the trade, A. Alice K. Bower. 1m., lw. Sc. Living room. 

FSD 
Trickery. AVilson Hicks. 3m. Sc. Inside of small pawnshop. Smart 

Set <H5: 79-85, Sept. 1921. 
Trifles. Susan Glaspell. 3m., 2w. Sc. Kitchen in abandoned farm 

house. GP, SL 
Trimming of the tree. E. Ethel Mould. IGc. Sc. Living room. 

Ladies' Home Journal 30 : 143-144, Dec. 1919. 

Trimplet, The. Stuart Walker. 2m., 3w. Sc. A lonely place. WP 
Triumph of earth. Eleanour Morton. Poetical phantasy. 5w. Sc. 

Wild and desolate shore of the sea. Poetry Review 10 : 89-95 Mar.- 

Apr. 1919. 
Triumph of instinct, The. Rufus Learsi. 4m., 3w. Sc. Parlor. 

Drama 14 : 26-28, Oct. 1923. 
Triumph of Pauline. John Jason Trent. 2m., 4w. Sc. Attractively 

furnished room. DPP 
Triumph of peace. Anita B. Ferris. 35 char. Sc. Any platform of 

good size. Everyland 6: 223-231, Sept. 1915. 
Triumph of remorse. Gabriel Bellini. Great War play. 3m., lw., 

voice., chorus. Sc. Commander's cabin on board a submarine. BEL 
Troll King's breakfast. The. Zakarias Topelius. Trans, by Elizabeth 

J. Macintre. 5m., lw., others. Sc. Mountain slope in Lapland. Poet 

Lore 28 : 539-595, Autumn 1917. 

* Troll magic; a Norwegian folk play. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. lie., 

chorus char. Sc. A field. MST 

Troth, The. Rutherford Mayne. 3m., lw. Sc. A farm kitchen in Ire- 
land. MD, MDT 

Trouble hy mail. John M. Francis. 2m., 3w. Sc. Interior. FSD 

* Trouble in the toyroom. Clara J. Denton. Christmas play. Any 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 185 

number of b. and g. Sc. In front of the toy room of Santa Glaus. 

SIA 
Troubles of a house keeper. Comedy. 1m., 7w. Sc. Dining room. 

G2 

Troublesome flock; Mother Goose play for children. Elizabeth F. Gup- 
till. 10b., 15g. Sc. Unimportant. B 

Troublesome time. Harry L. Newton. 3m. Sc. Interior. DPP 
True Christmas spirit, The. Marie Irish. lb., 4g. Sc. Interior. I 
True hero. W. D. Howells. Melodrama. 3m., Iw. Sc. Pastor's study. 

Harper's Magazine 119 : 866-875, Nov. 1909. 
Trusted friend, The. William and Josephine Giles. 3m., Iw. Sc. A 

well furnished room. RE 
Truth, The. Jacinto Benavente. Trans, from the Spanish. 1m., Iw., 

Is. Sc. Bachelor's apartment. BJP3 
Truth, The. Edna Wahlert McCourt. 2m., 4w. Sc. Living room. 

Seven Arts 1 : 475-^192, March 1917. 

Truth about Jane, The. Alice C. Thompson. 7w. Sc. Interior. B 
Truth about liars, The. Helene Mullins. 2m., Iw. Sc. A garden. 

Drama 34 : 145-151, Spring 1923. 
Truth for a day, The. Helen T. Darby. Washington's birthday play. 

5g. Sc. Room in girl's boarding school. EP 

Truth, the mischief. A. Thompson. 4w. Sc. Interior. DPP 
Trying a dramatist. William S. Gilbert. 12m., 2w., others. Sc. Crim- 
inal court. Century Magazine 83 : 179-1S9, Dec. 1911. 
Trying them out. Lillian Stoll. Comedy. 2m., 4w. Sc. A business 

office. STN 
Trysting place, The. Booth Tarkington. 4m., 3w. Sc. Room just off 

the lounge in a fine hotel in the country. C2 STK Ladies' Home 

Journal 39 : 3-5, 137, 138, 141, 142, 145, Sept. 1922. 
Tsnnemasa. Ernest Fenollosa and Ezra Pound. Noh play of Japan. 

2m., chorus. Sc. Japanese temple. FEN 
Tsnnemasa. Seami. Noh play of ancient Japan. 2m., chorus. Sc. 

Stage. WAA 

Tubby and Gawks. F. Kinsey Peile. 4w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Tuff's boarder. Robert Henry Diehl. 3m., 2w. Sc. Interior. APP 
Tune of a tune, A. Dan W. Totheroh. 2m., 2w. Sc. Front parlor. 

Drama 10 : 184-188, Feb. 1920. 
Turtle dove, The. Margaret Scott Oliver. 5m., Iw., chorus. Sc. None 

necessary. KP, OS 

Turtle-doves. Mellis Twelve. 2m., 3w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Tweedledum. Otis Richardson. 2m., Iw. Sc. Plainly furnished room. 

UW 

Tweedlednm and Tweedledee. Fannie Wyche Dunn. Alice in Won- 
derland play. 4b., Ig. Sc. A wood with a road running through it. 
DUN 

Twelfth night at Fisher's crossing. John T. Frederick. 4m.. Iw., 
Ig. Sc. Waiting room of a depot in a small town. Midland 2 : 18-24, 
Jan. 1916. 

Twelve good men and true. Bessie Springer Breene. Comedy. 12w. 
Sc. A jury room. FSD 

Twelve pound look, The. J. M. Barrie. 1m., 2w., Is m. Sc. Room 
in a home. BH, LC 



186 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Twice one. Basil Mac-Donald Hastings. 2m., 2w. Sc. Hall of a bunga- 
low in England. Smart Set 39 : 120-142, Jan. 1913. 

Twice-told tale, A. Anna Cantrell Laws. 1m., 3w. Sc. Living room 
of the shabby-genteel. Drama 8 : 400-413, Aug. 1918. 

Twilight of tlie Gods, The. Josephine Daskam Bacon. 20 or 30 char, 
of the Bible. Sc. Not given. Forum 53 : 7-20, Jan. 1915. 

Twilight saint, The. Stark Young. 2m., 2w. Sc. Rather poorly fur- 
nished room in Italian house of 13th century. Cl, YA, YO 

* Twinkle-Twinkle. Souieple (pseud.) 13c. Sc. Stage. SO 
Twins, The; a frothy fragment. Dorothy Cleather. 5w. Sc. Sitting 

room. CH 

Twins and how they entertained the new mininster, The. Eliza- 
beth F. Guptill. Farce. Im., lb., Ig. Sc. Reception room. TMP 
Twins of Bergamo. Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian. Trans, from the 

French by Oliver Farnsworth. 2m., 2w. Sc. Terrace. Drama 8 : 

350-303, Aug. 1918. 
Twisting of the rope. Douglas Hyde. Trans, by Lady Gregory. 2m., 

3w., others. Sc. Large room in a farm house 100 years ago. C2, 

Samhain pp. 30-38, Oct. 1901. Poet Lore IG : 12-22, Spring 1905. 
Two aunts and a photo. Maisie B. Whiting. 4\v. Sc. College room 

in girl's school. DEP 
Two bad fairies, The. Kathleen C. Greene. 4g. Sc. Audience room 

in the Palace. GDL 
Two barrels, The. Ford Douglas. 8m. Sc. Club grill room. Smart 

Set 64 : 65-71, April 1921. 
Two blind beggars and one less blind. Philip Moeller. 3m., Iw. 

Sc. Rag picker's cellar. FLS 
Two blind men and a donkey. Marthurin M. Dondo. 5m., a donkey. 

Sc. Public square of a walled town. Poet Lore 32 : 391-402, Autumn 

1921. 
Two college tramps. Victor Allen. 2m., 3\v. Sc. Interior. B 

* Two countrymen, The. Augusta Stevenson. 5b. Sc. A quiet corner 

with a high wall in a large city. SC3 

Two cowards, The. Eugene Labiche. Trans, from the French by Bar- 
rett H. Clark. Comedy. 3m., 2w. Sc. Parlor. FSD 
t Two crooks and a lady. Eugene Pillot. 3m., 3w. Sc. Library in an 

old Fifth Ave. mansion. FS1, KP 

Two domestics. Netta Syrett. 6w. Sc. Drawing room. FSD 
Two girls and him. Harry L. Newton. 1m., 2w. Sc. Outside of de- 
pot in a small town. WHP 

* Two holes, The. Augusta Stevenson. 2g. Sc. Living room. SCI 
Two husbands. Henri Lavedan. Trans, from the French by R. T. 

House. 2m. Sc. A study. Poet Lore 19 : 207-211, Summer 1908. 
Two in a flat. Mary Elwes. 2m., 2w. Sc. Sitting room. ETE 
Two in a fog. Madeline Bridges. 1m., Iw. Sc. Not given. Ladies' 

Home Journal 32 : 8, Aug. 1915. 
Two in a trap. Albert E. Drinkwater. 1m., Iw. Sc. Drawing room in 

a flat. FSD 

Two in a tiff. Robert C. V. Meyers. 2m., -Iw. Sc. Interior. PPP 
Two jay detectives, a rural riot of comedy. Harry L. Newton. 3m. 

Sc. Interior. DEP 

Two jolly girl bachelors. Edward Martin Seymour. Romantic farce. 
2w. Sc. Parlor of a small flat. PH 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 187 

Two merry wagers. Edna Randolph Worell. 2m., 2w. Sc. Break- 
fast room. MAP 
Two of a kind. Dunne Douglas. 1m.. Iw. Sc. Interior of a hansom 

cab. Smart Set 2 : 79-80, Oct.-Nov. 1900. 
Two of a kind. Granville Forbes Sturgis. Burglar play. 2m., Iw. Sc. 

Handsome bachelor suite. STR 
Two prisoners. Judith Matlack. 3m., 2w. Sc. A stone courtyard. 

SCT 
Two slatterns and a king. Edna St. Vincent Millay. Moral interlude. 

Verse. 2m., 2w. Sc. Before a stage curtain. SCO, STK 
Two sociable friends. C. Lewis. 3m. Sc. Interior. AMP 
Two sons, The. Nerth Boyce. 2m., 2w. Sc. A low room with fish 

nets and oilskins hanging on the walls. P3 
Two talismans, The. George Calderon. Comedy. 6m., Iw., chorus. 

Sc. On a hilltop outside an Arabian city. CA 
Two's company. Manta S. Graham. 2m., 4w. Sc. Dining room. 

GRL 
Typewriter lady, The. Edward Mumford. 3m., 4w. Sc. Office. 

PPP 
Tyrfing. Thomas Sturge Moore. Verse. Viking play. 6m., 2w. Sc. 

Sweep of the out of doors. MOT 



u 

Ukai. (The Cormorant-fisher) Enami No Sayemon. Noli play of Japan. 

4m., chorus. Sc. Stage. WAA 
Unborn, The. George Middleton. 1m., 2w. Sc. Simple cozy library. 

MIP 
Uncertain Silas. H. P. Powell. Rural comedy. 1m., 3w. Sc. Either 

interior or exterior. PPP 
Uncle Ebeii's s'prise party. W. T. Newton. 7m., 5w. Sc. Interior. 

BUP 

* Uncle Grouch. Marie Irish. Christinas play. 2b., 2g. Sc. Interior. 

IPR 

t Uncle Jimmy. Zona Gale. 3m., 5w. Sc. Porch and front yard of a 
village house. B, Ladies' Home Journal 38 : 18-19, 98, 101-104, Oct. 
1921. 

t Uncle Joe's will. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 7b., 2g. Sc. Lawyer's office. 
GUT 

Uncle Pat. Thomas King Moylan. Irish comedy. 4m., 3w. Sc. A 

country kitchen. MOY 
Uncle Peter's proposal. W. T. Newton. 3m., 2w. Sc. Sitting room. 

BUP 

* Uncle Sam to the rescue; or, Saving Santa's job. Margie A. Jerauld. 

Patriotic Christmas play. 16c., chorus. Sc. Large roomy stage. 
FIL 

Uncle Sam's cooks. Lizzie May Elwyn. 7m. Sc. Interior. APP 

* Uncle Sam's council. Eva Thomas Nettleton. 43c. Sc. Large stage 

or platform. FSD 

* Uncle Sam's flower garden; allegorical temperance play. Mrs. W. H. 

Preston. 12c. Sc. A garden. EP 



188 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

* Uncle Sam's mistake. Marie Irish. Christmas play. 2b., Ig. Sc. In- 

terior. I PR 

Under conviction. J. Milnor Dorey. 2m., 2w. Sc. Kitchen in a mil- 
ler's house in a small town in Pennsylvania. Drama 9 : 115-127, Feb. 
1919. 

Undercurrents. Harriet Holmes Haslett. A melodrama. 4m., 2w. Sc. 
Entrance hall of an underground cafe. HAE 

* Under distinguished patronage. Constance E. Waugh. Christmas 

play. 9g. Sc. Dressmaker's workroom. WH 
Under London. George M. Rosener. Dramatization of Oliver Twist. 

5m., 2w. Sc. Garret in the slums of London. WRP 
Under sailing orders. Helen P. Kane. 1m., Iw. Sc. Cabin of a 

yacht. FP 

* Under the greenwood tree, a pastoral play. Major P. Trevor. 3b., 

4g. Sc. Out of doors. FSD 

Under the -white flag. Caroline Newnes. 1m., Iw. Sc. Ball room of 
Del Monte hotel. Smart Set 7 : 159-1GO, July 1902. 

Under their skins. George Allen England. 5m. Sc. Handsome fur- 
nished bachelor apartment in N. Y. Smart Set 44 : 107-113, Nov. 1914. 

Underground opportunity, An. Clara J. Denton. 2m., 3w. Sc. Ho- 
tel parlor. DAI 

* Underground railroad, The. Wallace Rice. 4b., 4g. Sc. A clear- 

ing in a wood. RIS 

Understudy, The. Agnes M. Miall. 5w. Sc. Dressing room of leading 
lady. FSD 

Undine. P. D. Notrebal. Based on De La Frouques story of the same ti- 
tle. Verse. 3m., 2\v. Sc. Exterior of fisherman's cottage. Ameri- 
can Poetry Magazine 1 : 12-20, July 1919. 

* Undoing of Giant Hotstoff, The. Samuel Milbank Cauldwell. A 

dream play. 3b., Ig. Sc. Nursery. CC 

Unequal triangle, An. Van Tassel Sutphen. 2m., Iw. Sc. Upstairs 
living room of a house. Smart Set 36 : 127-132, Feb. 1912. 

* Unexpected company. Clara J. Denton. Christmas play. 4b., 5g. Sc. 

Interior. I 

Unexpected guest, The. Edna I. MacKenzie. Gw. Sc. Sitting room. 
PAP 

Unexpected meeting, The. Horace B. Browne. From Martin Chuzzle- 

wit. 3m. Sc. Pawnbroker's shop. BD 
Unhoodwinkable. Pierre Wolff. Trans, from the French by Barrett 

H. Clark. 1m., 2w. Sc. Living room in Paris. Smart Set 58 : 85- 

93, March 1919. 

Unimagined Heaven, The. Maxwell Bodenheim. 7m., 2w., Ic. Sc. 
Triangular green booth. Seven Arts 2 : 198-198, June 1917. 

* Uninvited guest, The. Bertha Irene Tobin. 5b., 7g. Sc. A garden. 

TO 

* Uninvited member, An. Elizabeth F. Guptill. llg. Sc. Boarding 

school room. DEP 

Universal impulse, The. Mrs. Wilson Woodrow. 3m., 3w. Sc. Re- 
ception room. Smart Set 34 : 71-72, June 1911. 

Unknown hand, The. Clifford Bax. Satire. 2w. Sc. Room in a flat. 
BAP 

Unlucky tip, An. A. Louis Elliston. 2m., 2w. Sc. Interior of a cot- 
tage. B 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 189 

Unnecessary atom. The. John Jex. 2in., lw., Ib. Sc. In a shanty 

in the Canadian northwest. JEP 
( Unprofitable poultry keeping. Violet M. Methley. 2g. Sc. Sitting 

room. FSD 

Unseen, The. Alice Gerstenberg. 1m., lw., Is. Sc. Dining room. GT 
t Unseen host, The. Percival Wilde. Great War play. Sc. An impro- 
vised American hospital in Paris. B, WU, WWS 

* Unselfish host; a bluebird play. Mrs. Arthur T. Seymour. 18g. Sc. 

Large room or stage. B 

* Unsuccessful hunt, An. Clara J. Denton. Christmas play. Any num- 

ber of b. and g. Sc. The woods. SIA 

Untrue to type. Ina Duvall Singleton. 1m., 2w. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Up against it. Innis Gardner Osborn. 5m., 3w. Sc. Interior. B 
Upon the waters. Tacie May Hanna. 2m., 4w. Sc. Sitting room of 

a small house. Drama 14 : 58-62, 69, Nov. 1923. 
Upstroke, The. F. J. Newboult. 4m., 3w. Sc. Kitchen-living room. 

FSD 

* Up-to-date America: or, The sweet girl graduate's dream. Erne 

Louise Koogle. 10b., lOg. Sc. Art museum. MAP 

Up-to-date proposal, An. Jeannette Joyce. 2m., 2w. Sc. Modern 
living room. MAP 

* Useful coal, The. Laura E. Richards. 3b., chorus of b. Sc. Interior 

of palace. RP 



Vacuum, The. Preston Gibson. 2m., lw. Sc. Laboratory. FSD 
Vagabond, The. Robert E. Rogers. 3m., lw. Sc. Enclosed 1 garden 

in the heart of Paris. Harvard Monthly 42 : 87-95, April 1906. 
* Vain jackdaw. The. Augusta Stevenson. 4b., chorus char. g. Sc. A 
public park. SC2 

f Valentine problem, A. Alice W. Chaplin. 3g. Sc. Sitting room. 

CHC 
Valley of gloom, The. Marie Drennan. 4m., many others, Ib., Ig. Sc. 

The valley of gloom. Poet Lore 34 : 449-457, Autumn 1923. 
Valyrie! Percival Wilde. Great War play. 3m. Sc. A level plain. 

WU 
Vampire cat, The. Gerard Van Etten. From the Japanese legend. 4m., 

2w. Sc. Japanese room. DPP 

Vampire cat of Nabeshima, The. Fuji-Ko. 4m., 2w., cat. Sc. Jap- 
anese house. Smart Set 30 : 127-134, Jan. 1910. 
Vanishing race, The. Constance D'Arcy Mackay. 7m., lw., chorus 

characters. Sc. A cleared space in a forest. MPP 
Veal breaded. John M. Francis. 3m., 3w. Sc. Interior. B 
Veil of happiness, The. Georges Clemenceau. Trans, by T. M. Cleland. 

Chinese play. 5m.. 4w. Sc. Chinese interior in Peking. CLE 
Velasquez and the "Venus." Maurice Baring. Farce. 2m., lw. Sc. 

Studio of Velasquez. BA 
Vengeance of Catullus. Emil Bohnslav Frida. 5m., lw. Sc. Rome 

Poet Lore 25 : 536-544, Winter 1914. 

Very naked boy, The. Stuart Walker. 2m., lw. Sc. Hallway with 
a heavily curtained doorway. WM 



190 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Veterans, The. James Henry Ilenle. 2m., l\v. So. Restaurant. In- 
ternational 5 : 53-54, Mar. 1912. 

Victorious surrender of Lady Sybil, The. Capt Leslie T. Peacocke. 
2m., 2w. Sc. Drawing room of country house in England. Smart 
Set 32 : 127-133, Oct. 1910. 

Victory of love, The. Rex T. Stout. 2m. Sc. House of the soul. 
Smart Set 35 : 49-50, Oct. 1911. 

* Victory of the good citizen, The. F. Ursula Payne. 8c. Sc. Street 

near a school. PPC 
Village, The. Octave Feuillet. Trans, hy Barrett H. Clark. Comedy. 

2m., 2w. Sc. Parlor in a home in a suburban village. FSD 
Villain and victim. W. R. AValker. Matrimonial comedy. 1m., Iw. 

Sc. Drawing room. 1'H 

Villain in the piece, The. Percival Wilde. 2m., Iw. Sc. Just out- 
side a ballroom. WC 
Violet souls. John Jex. Satire. 2m., 2w. Sc. Elaborately furnished 

bedroom violet in color. JEP 
Violet under the snow. The. Dennis Cleugh. Christmas play. 4m., 

Iw. Sc. Interior of a hut built in a hollow. CLF, Drama 13 : 52-58, 

Nov. 1922. 
Violin maker of Cremona, The. Francois Coppe"e. Trans, from the 

French. Costume play. 3m., Iw., pages. Sc. Plain room. DPP 
Virgin and the white slaver. Frank Wedekind. Adapted by Andr6 

Tridon. 2m., 5w. Sc. Living room. International 7 : 279-282, Oct. 

1913. 

* Virgin children of long ago. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. Ryan. 

lb., 3g. Sc. Sunny room in a large country house on a southern 
plantation. TRH 

$ Vision of Columbus, The. F. Ursula Payne. Great War background. 
Pageant of democracy. 30 or more c. Sc. In front of a curtain. 
PPD 
Vision of Pagauini, The. Leo Sarkadi. 2m., Iw. Sc. Living room of 

Italian house. International 10 : 5457, Feb. 1910. 

Vision of youth, A. Eleanor Colby. 40 char. Graduation play. Sc. 
Simple setting with throne in center. Ladies' Home Journal 30:91, 
102, Mar. 1913. 

Vision splendid, The. Kathleen C. Greene. 5m. Sc. A tavern by 
the roadside. GDL 

Visit, The. Richard Pryce. Adapted from Freddy's ship by Mary E. 
Mann. 2m., 3w. Sc. Drawing room in country rectory. FSD 

* Visit from the Brownies, A. Marie Irish. 8b. Sc. Interior of a 

kitchen. IL 

Visit in Brazil, A. William Cabell Brown. Missionary play of Brazil. 
1m., 2w. Sc. A parlor in Brazil. DOF 

Visit of the Tomiter, The; A Christmas play, Mabel R. Goodlander. 
Any no. of c. Sc. Village square. Woman's Home Companion 43 : 
00, Dec. 1914. 

* Visit to Santa Clans. Marie Irish. 5b., 4g. Sc. Interior. I 

Visiting Mamma. Myra Emmons. 3w. Sc. Living room. Harper's 
Bazar. 43: 860-864, Sept. 1909. 

* Visitors, The. Florence Kiper Frank. 3b., 3g. Sc. Children's bed- 

room. DPP 

Visitors from the Colonial period. Anita B. Ferris. Iw., 5g., 4b. 
Sc. Ordinary room. Everyland 7 : 75-79, Feb. 1910. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 191 

Vital moments. Arthur Schnitzler. Trans, by Edward Goodman. 3m. 

Sc. Well kept garden. International 3 : 7-9, 16, Dec. 1910. 
Voice on the stair, A. Lillian P. Wilson. 1m., 2w., lb. Sc. Taste^ 

fully furnished room. W1F 
Voices. Hortense Flexner. Poetic drama. 2w. So. Main street of 

Domremy in front of a shattered church. MA, Seven Arts Magazine 

1 : 135-143, Dec. 1910. 
Volcanic island, The. Clifford Bax. Satire. 2w. Sc. Sitting room. 

BAP 

Vote by ballot. Granville Barker. Comedy. 3m., l\v., Is. Sc. Draw- 
ing room with open French window. BT 
Vote the new moon. Alfred Kreymborg. Satire. 5m., Iw. Sc. A 

dark stage. KMA, STV 
Voyage en Cythere, Le. Lady Margaret Sackville. Poetic. 1m., Iw. 

Sc. An old garden with high yew hedges. SAS 



w 

Wager, The. Clara J. Denton. Farce. 4m., 2w. Sc. Handsome in- 
terior. DAI 

Wager, The. Giuseppe Giacosa. Trans, from the Italian by Barrett H. 
Clark. Poetic comedy. 4m., Iw. Sc. Palace in the valley of Aosta 
in the 14th century. FSD 

Waif's Thanksgiving, The. Elizabeth F. Guptill. 5b., 4g. Sc. In- 
terior. MAP 

Waiting. George Middleton. 1m., Iw., Ic. Sc. Living. room. MIT 

Waiting at the church. Franz Rickaby and Barbara Rickaby. Farce. 
5m.. 3\v. Sc. A room in an Episcopal church. B 

Waiting for the 'bus. Gertrude E. Jennings. 2m., lOw. Sc. Exte- 
rior. FSD 

Waiting for the train. Charles Nevers Holmes. 2m., Iw. Sc. Inte- 
rior small railroad station. DEP 

Waiting for the train. Marie Irish. 7b., 7g. Sc. Waiting room of 
depot. IPP 

Wake up, John Bull political play. Winifred Dolan. 9m., 5w. Sc. 
A green. FSD 

Wakuwapi, the hunting. Hartley Alexander. Play of the Dakotah 
Indians. 2m., 2w., Ic., others. Sc. Mouth of the canyon in the Bad 
Lands. Play Book 2 : 7-32, Apr. 1015. 

Wally and the widow. Ethel L. Newman. Iw., Ib. Sc. Living-room. 
FSD 

Wampun belts. Louise E. Tucker and Estelle L. Ryan. Story of Roger 
Williams. 5b., chorus characters. Sc. Interior of wigwam. TRH 

Wanderer, The. Maxwell Bodenheim. 4m., 2w. Sc. Fronts of two 
village shops. Seven Arts Magazine 2 : G03-007, Sept. 1917. 

Wanderer, The. Auberon Kennard. A costume play of English life in 
17th century. 2m., 2w. Sc. Parlor of a small country house. FSD 

Wanderer, The. Katharine Metcalf Roof. 2m., 4w. Sc. Deck of 
steamer. Smart Set 23 : 130-133, Nov. 1907. 

Wandering scholar from Paradise, The. Hans Sachs. Trans, from 
the German. Medieval play. 2m., Iw. Sc. Outdoors with cottage 
in the background. ELT4 



192 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLATS 

* Wanted: a chimney. Elizabeth F. Guptill. Christmas play. 3b., 2g. 

Sc. Living room. GUD 
Wanted: a cook. Edith F. A. U. Painton. Comedy. 1m., 6w. Sc. 

Interior. DEP 
Wanted, a housekeeper. Clement O'Neill. Comedy. 1m., 3w. Sc. 

Room in a flat. WIA 
Wanted, a license to wed. Elizabeth F. Guptill. Irish farce. 2m., 

lw.. Sc. Sergeant's office. MAP 
Wanted a pitcher. M. N. Beebe. Farce, llm. Sc. Real estate 

office. B 
Wanted a valet. Benjamin L. C. Griffith. Ethiopian sketch. 4m. 

Sc. Office. GR 
Wanted a wife. E. J. Freund. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. Living room 

for bachelors. ANP 
War. Witter Bynner. 2m., 2w. Sc. Library in home of a Prussian 

officer. Stratford Journal 6 : 44-48, Jan-Mar. 1920. 
"War." John E. Fillmore. 2m.. lw. Sc. Country district in Central 

Europe. Poet Lore 25 : 523-533, Winter 1914. 
War brides. Marion Craig Wentworth. Great War background. 3m., 

4w., chorus. Sc. Room in a peasant's cottage. WEN, WW, Century 

89 : 527-544, Feb. 1915. 
War committee. A.; and The little silver ring. (Each in one act) 

Edward Knoblauch. 1m., lOw. Sc. Committee room. FSD 
War fly, The. Noel Leslie. 3m. Sc. Private dining room in London 

hotel. LET 

War woman, The. Caroline C. Lovell. Play of the American Revolu- 
tion. 8m., 2w. lOc. Sc. Inside a log cabin. Drama 13 : 23-26, Oct. 

1922. 
t Wardrobe of the king, The. William J. McKiernan. Burlesque. 5b. 

Sc. Private grounds of the King of Borgoloo. FP 
War's end. Henry A. Coit. 5m., lw. Sc. Hunting lodge. COI 

* Washington's birthday. "Washington's message to Anychild." F. 

Ursula Payne. 8c. Sc. A room in Anyhouse. PP 

Washington's first defeat. Charles Frederick Nirdlinger. Comedy. 
1m., lw., Is. Sc. Drawing room. FSD 

Wasp, The. Essex Dane. 2m., lw. Sc. Living room of a deserted inn. 
DAO 

Waste. Noel Leslie. 2m., 3w. Sc. Sitting room in a cottage in Eng- 
land. LET 

Watch, a -wallet and a jack of spades, A. Lindsey Barbee. Detec- 
tive comedy. 3m., Gw. Sc. Living room. DEP 

Watchers, The. R. E. Rogers. A Christmas masque. 3m., Gw. Sc. 
Grove of ancient trees on a hill slope. Harvard Monthly 41 : 1GG-174, 
Jan. 1900. 

"Watchful waiting." Dorothy Potter. 3m., lw. Sc. Headquarters of 
the General in a town in Northern Mexico. POT 

Watching for Santa Clans. Horace Varney. 1m., lw., 3g., 2b. Sc. 
Library. Ladies' Home Journal 21 : 19, Dec. 1903. 

Water that has passed, The. Edgar Morette. Dream playlet. 5m., 
lw. Sc. Interior. DEP 

Water npon fire. Ercole Luigi Morselli. Trans, from the Italian by 

Isaac Goldberg. 5m., 2w. Sc. Interior of a shepherd's hut. VE 
T Waterloo. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Historical. 3m., lw. Sc. A 
front room in a small house. FSD 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 193 

Way of a woman, The. Irving Dale. Comedy of amateur dramatics. 

2m., Iw. Sc. Interior. DEP 
Way of Yu-Soo, The. William T. Demarest. A play in the Chinese 

style. 4m., 4w. Sc. None necessary. DEM 
Way out, A. Robert Frost. 3m., and a crowd. Sc. Bachelor's kitchen 

bedroom in a farm house. Seven Arts 1 : 347-362, Feb. 1917. 
Way the noise began, The. Don and Beatrice Knowlton. 1m., Iw. 

Sc. Living room. Drama 12 : 20-21, Oct.-Nov. 1921. 
Wayside comedy, A. James Platt White. 1m., 2w. Sc. Reception 

room in apartment in hotel in Buffalo. Harvard Monthly 31 : 101-110, 

Dec. 1900. 
Wayside piper, The. Mary S. Edgar. Based on the story of the Pied 

Piper of Hamelin. 21g. Sc. A wayside place. EDG 
We and our friends. Marie Irish. Kindness to animals play. 5b., 4g. 

Sc. Stage. IPP 
We choose a name. Frank Roe Batchelder. 1m., Iw. Sc. Not given. 

Smart Set 10 : 73-75, June 1903.. 

We dine at seven. Angela Cudmore and Peter Davey. 2w. Sc. Inte- 
rior. FSD 

We live again. Thornton Oilman. Cm., Gw. Sc. Living room. WIP2 
Weakest link, The. Beulah Marie Dix. 4m. Sc. Beneath walls of 

Pontivet in Brittany. DA 
Wearin' o' the green, The. Mary S. Watts. Farce, llm., 7w. Sc. 

Living room. WT 
"Weary Willie. Charles E. Taylor. Farce. 1m., Iw. Sc. Interior. 

APP 
Weasel, The. George N. Roberts. Crook play. 4m., 2w. Sc. Living 

room. B 
Web, The. Alice Brown. 2m., 2w., Is. Sc. Shabbily furnished sitting 

room. BO 

Web, The. Eugene G. O'Neill. 5m., Iw. Sc. Squalid bedroom in a 
rooming house in the lower East Side N. Y. OT 

Wedded, a social comedy. Lawrence Langner. 1m., 2w. Sc. Best 
parlor in house in cheap district of Brooklyn. Little Review 1 : 8-18, 
Nov. 1914. 

Wedding, The. Anton Chekhov. 7m., 3w., chorus. Sc. Dining room. 
BFR, CHD 

Wedding guest, The. Rosialee Kerley. Gm., 2w., others. Sc. Large 
hall, of Italian villa. Poet Lore 33 : 232-238, Summer 1922. 

Wedding morning, The. Arthur Schnitzler. 2m. Sc. Bedroom in 
bachelor's apartment. SA 

Wedding of Mali Foy, The. Grace Luce Irwin. 3m., 3w., chorus. 
Chinese farce. Sc. Empty stage. ID 

Weight of wings, The. Lillian P. Wilson. 1m., 2w., lg. Sc. Living 
room in farmhouse. WIF 

Welcoming the New Year. Alice Sumner Varney. 18c. Sc. A large 
room. VA 

Well babies. Anna M. Liitkenhaus. Little Mother's league play. 7g., 
chorus. Sc. Interior. LU 

Well matched pair. Beryl Tanner. 2w. Sc. Interior. FSD 

Well remembered voice, A. J. M. Barrie. 4m., 2w. Sc. A dark 
room which becomes an artist's studio. BE 



194 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

t Welsh honeymoon. Jeannette Marks. 3m., 2w. Sc. A Welsh kitchen 

Ci, MT, Smart Set 38 : 135-141, Nov. 1912. 

West of Omaha. Rachel Barton Butler. Farce. 4m., 3w. Sc. Studio 
B 

Wet blanket. Margery Stanley Clark. 1m., 2w- Sc. Parlour of sea- 
side lodging house. FSD 

What about Katie? Mary Aldis. 2w. Sc. Neat bright kitchen. 
Journal of Home Economics 9 : 515-519, Nov. 1917. 

* What can I do? Carolyn Wilson. A fancy for school children. 49c. 

Sc. Office of Uncle Sam. St. Nicholas 45 : 599-003, May 1918. 
What charity covers. David Garrow. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. Draw- 
ing room. FSD 

$ What Christmas did for Jerusha Grumble. 5g. Sc. Sitting room. 
TMP 

* What do you know about ghosts? Elizabeth F. Guptill. Hallowe'en 

farce. 4b. Sc. Interior. GUC 

* What happened to Henry Penny. Lady Bell. Comedy. Oc. Sc. 

Unimportant. BE.T 
"What King Christmas brought. Ruth Suckow. 8c. Sc. Room with 

fire place. GUB 
What married men do. George M. Rosener. Comedy skit. 2m., Iw. 

Sc. Apartment. Stagelore p. 132-. Feb. 1912. 
What of the night? May Bell. 3m., Iw. Sc. An isolated farmhouse. 

BRW 
What Rosie told the tailor. Edith J. Broomhall. College farce. 7m., 

3w. Sc. College boy's room. B 
What society is coming to. Felicia Goddard. 2m.. 2w., others. Sc. 

Dining room table set for 24. Smart Set 12:55-57, Oct. 1903. 
What's in a name? Fanny Cannon. 2m.. 3w. Sc. Interior. DEP 
What's in a name? Beulah King. 2m., 2w. Sc. Studio. MAP 
What's the use? J. II. Kehoe. 1m.. 4w. Sc. Interior. RE 
'What's -wrong? Paul Eldridge. 3m., Iw. Sc. Backroom of a cafe. 

Stratford Journal 5 : 83-90, Aug. 1919. 

* Wheat-field, The. Laura E. Richards. lb., 2g., chorus of b. and g. 

Sc. A wheat-field. RP 

* Wheatless meal, The. H. M. Hartman. Great War background. 3g., 

chorus. Sc. Kitchen. CAM 

When Anne was Queen; or, A gentleman of the road. Comedy, 
18th century England. Marie Boileau and Jonathan Erie. 4m., 2w. 
Sc. A panelled parlor. FSD 

* When Betty saw the Pilgrims. Margaret Howard, lb., 2g., 7 chorus 

groups. Sc. Stage divided by curtains. EP 

When Danny came marching home. Edgar Selwyn. Farce. 2m., 
2w. Sc. Kitchen. US 

* When Do-it school entertained. Mary Bonham. Christmas play. 

18b., Og. Sc. Stage with large Christmas tree. EP 
When doctors disagree. O. E. Young. Farce. 8m. Sc. Interior of 

sailors' lodging house. PPP 
When extremes meet. Frank Toipe Kleber. Tragicomedy. Iw., 2g. 

Sc. Central Park. N. T. KL 
When Greek meets Greek. Maverick Terrell. 1m., Iw. Sc. Table in 

Tortoni's restaurant. Smart Set 54 : 125-128, Apr. 1918. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 195 

When Heine -was twenty-one. Maude Morrison Frank. Gm., lw., Is. 
Sc. Living room in a house in Hamburg. FSP 

When knights were bold; an incident of King Arthur's court. Marjorie 
Benton Cooke. Gb., Ig. Sc. Early English setting. DPP 

When liberty calls. Josephine Thorp. Pageant. 32c. Sc. The pal- 
ace of justice. TKP 

When love is blind. Harriet Holmes Halett. Comedy. 1m., l\v. Sc. 
Living room. HAE 

When love is young. Marjory Benton Cooke. 1m., 3w. Sc. Draw- 
ing room. CO 

When Mother came to college. Louis Dudley Daird. College comedy. 
2m., lw. Sc. Typical college room. FL 

When Polly was queen of the May. Elizabeth F. Guptill. Any num- 
ber of c. Sc. Out of doors. EP 

When Shakespeare struck the town. Lillian F. Chandler. Comedy. 
8w. Sc. Living room. EP 

When the boys came home. Grace E. Richmond. 4m., lb., 5w. Sc. 
Living room well furnished. Ladies' home Journal 33 : 13-14, 72, 74, 
7G, 78, Sept. 1918. 

When the cat is away. E. M. Peixotto. 7b. Farce. Sc. Living 
room of a country home in England. PET 

When the dew falleth. Perez Ilirschbein. An idyl trans, from the 
Yiddish. 3m., 2\v. Sc. An old orchard. BLK 

When the fates decree. Grant H. Code. Greece Virgil Aneid. 9b., 
7g. Sc. No scenery necessary. (.'O\V 

When the land was young. Lucie T. Burkham. Incident of the 
American Revolution. 3m., 8w. Sc. Grounds before a Colonial house. 
BUR 

When the sun stayed in bed. Doris Holsworth. lOc. Sc. Bedroom 
in a palace. B 

When the toys awake. Lindsey Barbee. 15b., 5g. Sc. A nursery. 
BLP 

When the wheels run down. Maude M. Rogers. 3w. Sc. Interior. 
FSD 

When the whirlwind blows. Essex Dane. 3w. Sc. Roughly fur- 
nished room. DAO 

When the willow nods. Alfred Kreymborg. A dance-play. 2m., lw. 
Sc. A dense wood. KMP, KMR, Poetry 11:287-297, Mar. 1918. 

When the young birds go. Pauline B. Barrington. 3m., 2w. Sc. 
Living room in a country house. BAQ 

When two's not company. Mary MacMillan. 2m. Sc. Large com- 
fortable room. MTT 

When we are grown up. Marie Irish. Sunday School play. 12b. Sc. 
Stage. IPP 

When we are women. Marie Irish. 9g. Sc. Stage. IPP 

When witches ride, a play of Carolina folk superstitions. Elizabeth A. 
Lay. 3m., lw. Sc. The storehouse of a cross roads store. CFP 

When women rule. Agnes Electra Platt. Farce. 2m., 4w. Sc. Pri- 
vate office in Washington. FP 

Where are those men? Alice Gerstenberg. 8w. Sc. Living room. 
DPP 

Where but in America. Oscar M. Wolff. 2w., ]m. Sc. Dining room. 
LC, MA, Smart Set 54 : 79-87, Mar. 1918. 



196 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

* Where is happiness? E. E. Bloxam. 18c. Sc. Out -of doors. BL 
Where is my coat? Frank Dumont. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. Sitting 

room. PPP 

* Where love is, there God is also. Rita Benton. From the story by 

Tolstoy. 8b., 8g. Sc. Interior of a peasant's shabby hut. BSC 
Where shall we go? Henri Lavedan. Tr. from the French. 1m., lw., 

5g. Sc. Bedroom. MR, Poet Lore 28:397-^02, Vacation 1917. 
Where the cross is made. Eugene O'Neill. 6m., lw. Sc. Room 

erected as a lookout post on the top of a house. OMC 
Where the trail ends. George M. Rosener. Life in the Canadian 

woods. 2m., lw. Sc. Cabin in the Canadian woods. RE 
^ Where -war conies. Beulah Marie Dix. 2b., 5g. Sc. Simple comfort- 
able room. AS 

* Which shall be king? Anna Van Marter Jones. Christmas play. 17c., 

3 chorus groups. Sc. Large stage. SAB 

While the mushrooms bubble. Dan W. Totheroh. Fantasy. 1m., 
2w. Sc. Room of Pierrette. Poet Lore 32:251-201, Summer 1921. 

While you wait. Charles Newton Hood. 1m., lw. Sc. Cozy break- 
fast room. Smart Set 1 : 101-100, June 1900. 

* Whiney-Piney. E. M. Fotheringham. 2g. Sc. Bedroom. FG 
Whiskers. Helen F. Bagg. Farce. 3m, 7w. Sc. Den. PPP 
Whisperer, The. William Sharp. Imaginative, poetical, philosophic. 

2m. Sc. Crowded thoroughfare of London. SHV 

* White chief, The. Clara J. Denton. Thanksgiving play. 3b., 7g. Sc. 

Dining room of a farmhouse. EP 
White Christmas, The. Walter Ben Hare. Morality play. 8m., 7w. 

Sc. Winter street in Bethlehem. HW 

White dresses. Paul Greene. 2m., 2w. Sc. In a negro cabin. LC 
White elephant. Margaret Cameron and Jessie Leach Pector. 3w. 

Sc. Small reception room. FSD 
White elephants. Kenyon Nicholson. 3m., lw. Sc. Living room of 

New York apartment on Riverside Drive. Smart Set 66 : 63-74, Oct. 

1921. 
"White horse, The. Morley Roberts. 3m., 2\v. Sc. Old oak-panelled 

hall in an ancient castle. RF 
White lie, The. Marie Metz-Konig, tr. from the Dutch by May Tevis and 

Pierre Loving. 1m., 2w. Sc. An artist's studio. LO 

* White magic. Netta Syrett. 2b., 3g., many chorus characters. Sc. A 

wood. SSF 

White messenger, The. Edith M. Thomas. Poetic. Great War back- 
ground. 7m., lw., chorus. Sc. Village in Eastern Europe. THO 

Who are you? Frank Hall Shepard. Comedy. 2m., lw. Sc. Law 
office. B 

* Who is queer? Ruth Horton. 4b. Sc. Not given. Everyland 5 : 87, 

Mar. 1914. 

Who kissed Barbara? Lillian Rickaby and Franz Rickaby. Farce. 
3m., 2w. Sc. Interior. B 

* Who trimmed the Christmas tree? Marie Battelle Schilling. 3b., 2g. 

Sc. Plainly furnished room. BAG 

* Who was scared? Elizabeth F. Guptill. Hallowe'en play. 6g. Sc. 

Room in a girl's boarding school. GUC 

t Who wins? lb., 3g. Comedy. Sc. Sitting room. BU 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 197 

Who wins the bet? John M. Francis. 2m., Iw. Sc. Interior. FSD 
Whole truth, The. Lindsey Barbee. Comedy. 5m., 4w. Sc. Interior. 

DEP 
Whole truth, The. Louise Bronson West. Telling the whole truth for 

a single day. 2m., 9w. Sc. Interior. B 
Whom the Gods destroy. Jaroslav Hilbert. Trans, from the Bohemian 

by Charles Recht. Drama of the war of 1866. 12m., Iw. Sc. A 

country church yard. Poet Lore 27 : 361-389, Vacation 1916. 
Whom the sea calls. Hermann Ford Martin. 1m., Iw. Sc. Rocks at 

the sea shore. American Poetry Magazine 5 : 11-13, Dec. 1922. 
Who's crazy now? Harvey Den ton. 3m., 2w. Sc. Interior. DEP 
Who''s the boss? Ragnia Eskel. Comedy of a hen pecked husband. 

3m., 6w. Sc. Interior. DEP 

Whose dog? Elizabeth F. Guptill. 3b. Sc. Street. MBP 
Whose tree? No author given. Christmas play. 6b., 2g. Sc. Plain 

stage. HOL 
Whose widow? Helen C. Clifford. Comedy. 4m., 4w. Sc. Living 

room. FP 

Why? E. M. Fotheringham. lb., Ig. Sc. Room. FG 
Why Christinas was late. Lizzie De Armond. 11 or more b. Sc. 

Any interior or platform. FIL 
Why didn't you tell? Anita B. Ferris. An Easter entertainment. 30c. 

Sc. Platform. Everyland 7 : 114-118, Mar. 1916. 

Why Jessica! Annie Rogers Knowlton. Comedy. 1m., 9w. Sc. Inte- 
rior. B 
Why the chimes rang. Elizabeth Apthorp McFadden. 1m., Iw., 2b., 

chorus. Sc. Interior of a woodchopper's hut. FSD 
Why not Jim? Helen Bagg. Farce. 3m., 6w. Sc. Summer house. 

PPP 
Widdy's mite, The. Dan Totheroh. 2m., 2w. Sc. Scantily furnished 

living room in home in Ireland. Drama 13 : 13-15, Oct. 1922. 
Widow of Wasdale Head. Arthur Pinero. Fantasy. 5m., Iw. Sc. 

Gloomy, ancient room. CBI, CH, Smart Set 43 : 63-82, May 1914. 
Widow Sabrina, The. Granville Forbes Sturgis. Comedy. College 

play. 3m. Sc. Typical college room. STR 

Widows. Herbert Swears. 3w. Sc. Shabby living room. FSD 
Widow's might, The. Nathaniel Ladd Foster. Comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. 

Sitting room. FSD 
Widow's veil, The. Alice Rostetter. 2w., 1 voice. Sc. Dumb-waiter 

shaft. FLS 

Wife of Marobious, The. Max Ehrmann. 1m., 2w. Sc. Ante- 
chamber to bed room in house in ancient Rome. EW 
Wife of Usher's Well, a tragedy of the fantastic based on an old English 

ballad. John Joseph Martin. 3m., 3w. Sc. A great hall. Poet Lore 

30 : 94-111, Spring 1919. 
Wife tamer, The. Katharine Kavanaugh. Comedy. 2m., Iw. Sc. 

Parlor. DEP 
Wigwam; or, The little girl from town. Lady Bell. Comedy. 3g. 

Sc. Unimportant. BEJ 

Wild animal play, The. Ernest Seton-Thompson. 9b., 8g. Sc. Woods. 

Ladies' Home Journal 17 : 2-3, 28, July 1900. 
Wild flower. Mildred Criss McGuckin. Fantasy. 3m., 4w., chorus. Sc. 

Garden surrounded with box hedges. BAG 



198 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

"Wild goose, The. Rex Hunter. 1m., Iw. Sc. Combined living and 

sleeping room. HS 
Wiles of the widow, The. Kathleen Crighton Lion. Yorkshire comedy. 

2m., 2w. Sc. Room in a cottage in a fishing village. FSD 
Will, The. J. M. Barrie. Gm., Iw. Sc. A lawyer's office. BH 
Will he come back? Felix Grendon. Comedy. 1m., 2w. Sc. Sitting 

room of a modern flat. GRF 

Will Soakum's matrimonial bureau. Frank I. Hanson. 10m., 5w., 

Ob., 5g. Sc. Office. EP 

t Will-o'-the-wisp. Doris F. Ilalman. Fantasy. 4w. Sc. Interior of 
a farmhouse. HAS, KP, MA 

Will-o'-wisp, A. Anna Wolfrom. 5m., 2w. Sc. Kitchen of an old 
farm house. WOH 

"William." W. C. Baker. Farce. 2m., 2w. Sc. Interior. B 
* William Penn's treaty with the Indians. Louise E. Tucker and 
Estelle L. Ryan. Ob., 2g., chorus char. Sc. An open space. TRH 

Willow tree. Yone Noguchi. (im., Iw. Sc. Not given. Pacific Re- 
view 1 : 310-313, Dec. 1920. 

'Wind and lady moon, The. Emma Sheridan. 1m., Iw., many others. 
Drama 12:314-318, June-Aug. 1922. 

Wind over the water, The. Philip Merivale. Poetic. Iceland in the 
12th century. 3m., 2w. Sc. Interior of house. FOS 

Window to the south, A. Mary Katharine Reely. 5m., 3w. Sc. 
Farm kitchen. REE 

Winds of night, The. John S. Miller. Jr. 4 char, and chorus. Sc. A 
graveyard by the river. Harvard Monthly 47 : 100-160, Jan. 1909. 
(Can not be staged.) 

Windy shot, The. Edward Harold Conway. A subterranean incident. 
5m. Sc. A parting in a coal mine. Smart Set 45 : 307-377, Apr. 
1915. 

Wings, The. Josephine Preston Peabody. Poetic, historical. 2m., Iw., 
Ic. Sc. A low hut in Northumbria about 700 A. D. FSD, Harper's 
Magazine 110 : 947-950, May 1905. Poet Lore 25 : 352-309, Vacation 
1914. 

Wings in the mesh, a colloquy. Milnes Levick. 3w. Sc. Living room. 
Smart Set 59 : 95-103, July 1919. 

Winning a husband. Granville Forbes Sturgis. Comedy. 2m., 2w. 
Sc. Library in a home. STR 

Winning a prize. Willis N. Bugbee. Comedy. 3m., 2w. Sc. Photog- 
rapher's studio. MBP 

Winning of Fuji, The. Eunice T. Gray. A Japanese play. 3m., 3w. 
Sc. Interior of a Japanese house. DPP 

Winning ways. Walter F. Rice. Farce. 4m., 2w. Sc. Reception 
room in hotel. B 

Winter. Sholom Ash. 2m., 5w. Sc. A room in an old house in a pro- 
vincial town. PTS 

Winter bloom. Budget T. Hayes. 2m., 4w. Sc. Comfortable kitchen. 
Poet Lore 30 : 385-411, Autumn 1919. 

Winter dawn. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Poetic. 1m., 2w. Sc. Shep- 
herd's cottage. GIA, GIP, GIS 

Wire entanglement. Robert Marshall. 2m., 2w. Sc. Newspaper 
office. FSD 



AN INDEX TO ONE- ACT PLAYS 199 

Wireless. Alice Leal Pollock. 4m. Sc. Interior of wireless station. 

Smart Set 24 : 96-103, Mar. 1908. 

'Wise crow, The. Augusta Stevenson. 2g. Sc. A meadow. SC2 
Wise men, The. Lee Simonson. Christmas play. (Jm., 3w., others. Sc. 

New England barn. Harvard Monthly 45 : 139-149, Jan. 1908. 

Wish-bird, The. Augusta Stevenson. lb., 2g. Sc. Palace gardens. 
SC2 

Witch, The. Margaret Macnamara. 5m. Sc. Veranda of a boarding 
house for women. DAN 

Witch of coos, The. Robert Frost. 2m., Iw. Sc. Not given. Poetry 
19 : 175-181, Jan. 1922. 

Witch of the woods. The. Mrs. Isabel Anderson. 3b., 3g., chorus. Sc. 
Garden with trees. AE 

Witchcraft story, A. Blanche Shoemaker Wagstaff. Colonial play. 
4g. Sc. A Puritan home. WCP 

Witches' hour and candle li^ht. Pauline Phelps and Marion Short. 
Hallowe'en play. 3m., Iw. Sc. Living room in colonial house. FSD 

Witch's dream, The. Laura Rountree Smith. 12c. Sc. Dimly 
lighted stage. SFH 

With candle and crucifix. Paul Marietf. 4m.. others. Sc. Large 
room of a log cabin. Harvard Monthly 49 : 117-122, Dec. 1909. 

With chains of gold. Jose Andres Vasquez. tr. by Willis Knapp Jones. 
1m., Iw. Sc. Luxurious drawing room in Spain. Poet Lore 34 : 417- 
425. Autumn 1923. 

Witness, The. Emil Bohnslav Frida. Trans, by Charles Recht. 4m., 
2w. Sc. Dining room of an apartment. Poet Lore 25 : 546-558, 
Winter 1914. 

Wives -wanted in Sqnasliville. O. E. Young. Farce. 3m. Sc. In- 
terior. DEP 

Wolf and the horse, The. Augusta Stevenson. 4b.. lg., chorus char. 
Sc. A field of oats. SC2 

Wolf and the lamb, The. Augusta Stevenson, lb., lg. Sc. A pas- 
ture. SC2 

Wolf-hunt, The. Verga Giovanni. Trans, from the Italian by Isaac 
Goldberg. 2m., Iw. Sc. A shepherd's hut. VE 

Woman, The. Harold F. Norton. 1m.. 2w. Sc. Richly furnished li- 
brary in a country house. Yale Sheffield Monthly 20 : 393-401, June 
1914. 

Woman intervenes, The. J. Hartley Manners. 3m., Iw. Sc. Inte- 
rior. FSD, Smart Set 36 : 113-123, Apr. 1912. 

Woman juror, The. E. F. Parr. 2m., 2w. Sc. Prettily furnished 
room. FSD 

Woman of it, The; or, Our friends, the anti-suffragists. Mary 
Shaw. Satirical comedy. 9w. Sc. Club room of Anti-Suffrage 
Club. DPP 

Woman -who was acquitted, The. Andre de Lorde. Trans, from the 
French. 5m., Iw. Sc. Judge's chambers of the criminal court. MR 

Woman's a woman for a' that, A. Mary MacMillan. 2m., 3w. Sc. 
Sitting room in summer cottage. MS 

Woman's choice, A. L. H. and C. T. Dazey. 1m., 3w. Sc. Showy 
apartment of dressmaker. Smart Set 30 : 123-129, Apr. 1910. 

Woman's forever, A. Frances Aymar Mathews. 1m., Iw. Sc. Priv- 
ate parlor in hotel. WEP 



200 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Woman's honor. Susan Glaspell. 3m., Gw. Sc. Room in a sheriff's 

house used for conferences. GP 
Woman's way, A. Edith Wheeler. 3m., 2w. Sc. Comfortable room 

with fireplace. WIA 
Woman's wiles. William Young. Comedy. 2m., Iw. Sc. Interior. 

FSD 
Womenkind. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Verse. 2m., 3w. Sc. Living 

room in a lonely cottage. GIP, GW 
Women's votes. Mrs. Arthur Hopkinson. 2w. Sc. A small sitting 

room. FSD 

* Won. Kate Harvey. Fairy play. 23c. Sc. Bank of green. BHP 
Won by a kodak. Harold Sander. Comedy. 2m., 3w. Sc. Nicely 

furnished sitting room. FP 

Won by a wager. O. E. Young. 4m., 4w. Sc. Farmhouse. PPP 
f Wonder hat, The. Ben Hecht and Kenneth Sawyer Goodman. Farce. 
4m., Iw. Sc. Park in moonlight. MA, STG 

* Wonder-hill, The. Virginia Olcott. Play of industry. 2b., 2g. Sc. 

A peasant's home. OPA 

* Wonderful rose, The. Netta Syrett. lb., 3g. Sc. A big kitchen in 

a farmhouse. SSF 

Wonderful woman, A. Percival Wilde. Comedy. 3m., Iw. Sc. Liv- 
ing room in an apartment. WE 

Wondership, The. Leon Cunningham. 3m., 2w. Sc. Lonely island. 
Poet Lore 30 : 3G2-37G, Autumn 1910. 

Wooden leg, The. Essex Dane. 1m.. Iw. Sc. Public sitting room at 
hotel at Nice. DAO 

* Wooden shoe, The; or, St. Valentine's Day. Rita Strauss. 3b., 4g. 

Sc. Village street. BHP 

* Woodland princess, The. Louise Saunders. Fairy play. 12c. Sc. 

Cleared space in heart of the forest. FSD 
Woods of Ida. Olive Tilford Dargan. Verse. 2m., 4w. Sc. Woods 

of Mount Ida. Century 74 : 590-G04, Aug. 1907. 
Wooing of Dionysus, The. Lady Margaret Sackville. Verse. Greek. 

1m., 9w., chorus. Sc. Sea shore. SAS 
Wooing of Ldliiiau, an Indian drama. John Kearns. Verse. 4m., 

Iw. Sc. Interior Indian wigwam. American Poetrv Magazine 1 : 

14-22, June 1919. 

Wooing of Mary Magdela, The. Joan Alquist Alquist. Symbolic re- 
ligions. 2m., 2w. Sc. A quaint humble house. ALQ 
Workers at the looms, The. Essex Dane. 12m. and w., chorus. Sc. 

Designed to give atmosphere. DAO 
f Workhouse ward. Lady Gregory. Farce. Irish background. 2m., 

Iw. Sc. Ward in an Irish workhouse. FSD, GS, SL 
World beyond the mountain, The. Katharine Roof. 2m., 2w. Sc. 

Woods. International 7 : 322-324, Nov. 1913. 

* World-wide baby, A. E. E. Blozam. 17c. Sc. A nursery. BL 

* Worm turns, The. Elizabeth F. Guptill. Christmas play. 3b., 4g. 

Sc. A living room. GUD 
Wound, The. Wilfrid Wilson Gibson. Verse. 1m., 2w. Sc. Room in 

tenements. GID, GIP 

Wren, The. Oliver P. Parker. Gin., 9w. Sc. Living room. PAR 
Wrens, The. Lady Gregory. 5m. Sc. Outside House of Commons, 

Dublin. GI 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 201 

Writing a school play. Edith F. A. U. Painton. 2b., 4g. Sc. School- 
room. PAD 

Wrong again. Catherine Bellais Gascoin. 2w. Sc. Yard. GAL 

Wrong baby, The. Alice C. Thompson. Farce of day nursery. 8w. 
Sc. Day nursery. DEP 

Wrong lessons, The. Clara J. Denton. 2g. Sc. Sitting room. MBP 

Wrong man. The. Alice Marie Donley. Comedy. 1m., Iw. Sc. Sit- 
ting room. G3 

Wrong Miss Mather, The. Helen Sherman Griffith. 6w. Sc. Inte- 
rior. B 

Wrong numbers. Essex Dane. 3w. Sc. A quiet screened-off corner 
in one of the Department stores. B, DAO 

Wrong package. Helen Sherman Griffith. Comedy. 4w. Sc. Inte- 
rior. B 

Wrong side of the road, The. Frank Howell Evans. 1m., Iw. Sc. 
Inn. FSD 

Wurzel-Flumiuery. A. A. Milne. 3m., 2w. Sc. Morning room of 
town house. Cl, FSD, MSL 



X 

t X = O: A night of the Trojan war. John Drinkwater. Historical. 

(Jrn. Sc. Grecian tent on the plain before Troy. WWS 
Xantippe and Socrates. Maurice Baring. Farce. 1m., Iw. Sc. 
Room in home of Socrates. BA, Yale Review 4 : 590-007, April 1915. 



Yagowanea. Helen Kane. Indian tragedy. 7m., Iw. Sc. Indian en- 
campment. FSD 

Yankee and the pagan, The. Earl Wright. 2m., Iw., other men. Sc. 
General store in small village. International 9 : 350-51, Nov. 1915. 

Yellow boots, The. Edwin Carty Ranck. 2m., Iw. Sc. Shoemaker's 
shop. Stratford Journal 4 : 267-274, May 1919. 

Yellow law, The. Clara J. Denton. Play for Thanksgiving. 6b., 2g. 
Sc. Throne room of palace. DAG 

Yellow yielding. Dorothy Potter. 1m., Iw. Sc. Cabin in the moun- 
tains. POT 

Yesterday. Colin C. Clements. Comedy for Victorians. 1m., Iw. Sc. 
Secluded nook off the ball room of a L/ondon house. LO 

Yoshiwara. A. J. Westermaye. Japanese comedy. 2m., 2w. Sc. Inte- 
rior of a Japanese house. WES 

Yot-che-ka. Helen P. Kane. Indian play of IGth century. 4b., Ig. Sc. 
Woodland outside tent. FSD 

You know? I know. Shake! Vance C. Criss. 2m., 2w Sc Inte- 
rior. PPP 

You never can tell about a woman. Maverick Terrell and H. O. 
Stechhan. 2m., Iw. Sc. Parlor of a suite in cheap hotel in N Y 
Smart Set 37 : 133-141, Aug. 1912. 

Young D'Arcy, a short play for the lawn. Jasmine Stone Van Dressen. 
2m., 4w. Sc. Lawn of large home. Delineator 99: 24-25 50-52 
Aug. 1921. 



202 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

* Young gardener, The. Fred L. Pauly. 2b. Sc. Interior. MBP 
Young idea, The. Herbert Swears. Comedy. 2w. Sc. Den in coun- 
try house. FSD 

* Young King Cole, dementia. 301). Sc. Cave in a forest. SIS 

* Young Mr. Santa Glaus, a Christinas fantasy. Claudia Lucas Har- 

ris, lib., 5g. Sc. Christmas eve on a city street. Drama 12 : -42-47, 
Oct.-Nov. 1021. 

Young Napoleon. Wilfred T. Coleby. French Revolution. 3m., 2w. 
Sc. Interior. FSD 

* Young patriot's league, 'Washington's birthday play. Willis N. 

Bugbee. 5b., 5g., chorus. ' Sc. Interior. El' 
Young wonder. The. Eugene Pillot. Play of modern hero-worship. 

1m., l\v., Sc. Living room. Drama 11 : 131-153, Feb. 1021. 
Younger son, The. Delia J. Evans. 7m., 2w. Sc. Office in a city in 

the Middle West. EV 

You're it. II. P. Powell. Comedy. 2m.. 2w. Sc. Interior. PPP 
You're such a respectable person, Miss Morrison. Dorothy Kir- 

chener Earle. 3m., 2w. Sc. Library of large city home in London. 

Smart Set 40 : 87-04, Aug. 1015. 

* Yiissouf. Rita Benton. From the poem of Lowell. 4b., chorus. Sc. 

Desert sands. BSC 



z 

Zone police, The. Richard Harding Davis. 4m. Sc. Police station on 
the Isthmus of Panama. FSD 



AUTHOR LIST 



Abbott, Avery. 

Mr. Enright entertains 
Abbott, Elizabeth. 

Sicilian limes, tr. 

Abbott, H. R. 

Fortune tellers, The 

Abbott, Keene. 

Hair trigger Smith 
Abercrombie, Lascelles. 

Adder, The 

Deserter. The 

Ham and eggs 

Six men of Calais, The 

Staircase, The 
Abrahamsoji, Rebecca P. 

Hooverizing Internationalle 
Adams, Laura M. 

Aunt Deborah's first luncheon 
Ade, George. 

Marse Covington 
Akins, Zoe. 

Did it really happen? 

Magical city, The 

Portrait of Tiero, The 

Such a charming young man 
Alarcoii, Mariano. 

Sons of Adam 
Alden, Audrey. 

Interlude, tr. 
Alden, R. MacDonald. 

Burglar alarm, The 
Aldington, Richard. 

Old King, tr. 

Theodat, tr. 
Aldis, Mary. 

Drama class of Tankaha Nevada 

Extreme unction 

Letter. The 

Mrs. Pat and the law 

Temperament 

Ten P. M. 

What about Katie? 
Alexander, Sigmnnd B. 

Bird in the hand 
Allen, Harold B. 

At the movies 
Allen, Inglis. 



Suffragette's redemption, The 
Allen, Lewis. 

After-dinner speaker, The 
Allen, Margaret F. 

Happy prince, The 
Allen, Olive. 

Aunt Grundy 

Peter Grief 
Allen, R. A. 

Gentlemen all 
Allen, Victor. 

Two college tramps 
Alquist, Joan Alqnist. 

Wooing of Mary Magdela 
Altrocchi, Rudolph. 

Dante in Santa Croce, tr. 
Alvarez Qnnitero, Joaquin. 

Bright morning, A 

By their words ye shall know 
them 

Sunny morning 
Alvarez Qunitero, Serafin. 

Bright morning, A 

By their words ye shall know 
them 

Sunny morning 
Amend, J. Gordon. 

Pandora's box 
Amesbnry, Howard. 

Finnigan's finish 
Ammerinan, Ada Tully. 

Reader, The 
Ancey, George. 

Monsieur Lamblin 
Anderson, Dwight Spencer. 

Caught at last 

Standing room only 
Anderson, Mrs. Isabel. 

Everyboy 

Gee whiz. The 

Justice Whiskers' trial 

King Foxy of Muir Glacier 

Little doubt 

Merry Jerry 

Witch of the woods, The 
Andrews, Kenneth L. 

America passes by 
203 



204 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 



Crooked man and his crooked 

wife, A 
Andreev, Leonid. 

Incident, An 

Love of one's neighbor 
Andreyev, Leonid, see Andreev, 

Leonid. 
Annunzio, Gabriel D'. 

Dream of a spring morning, The 

Dream of an autumn sunset, The 
Archer William. 

Interior, tr. 
Arkell, Reginald. 

Colombine 
Arkush, R. M. 

Electra 

Theorist, The 
Arkwright, Ruth. 

Baby New Year 

Bibi 

St. Nicholas 
Arlen, Michael. 

Ci-devant, The 
Armstrong, Louise Van Voorhis. 

Dolls 
Armstrong, Paul. 

Mr. Lorelei 
Arnold, F. R. 

Tabarin's wife, tr. 
Arnstein, Marc. 

Eternal song, The 
Ash, Sholom. 

Night 

Sinner, The 

Winter 
Askew, Claude. 

Marquise and woman 
Atkin, G. Murray. 

Our lady of the moon 
Angier, Emile. 

Green coat 

Post-script, The 
Austin, Alfred. 

Lesson in harmony, A 

Austin, Helen H. 

Almost everyman 

Austin, Mary. 

Man who didn't believe in Christ- 
mas, The 

Backus, Mrs. Henry. 

Singing soul, The 
Bacon, Josephine Daskam. 

Twilight of the Gods, The 



Bagg, Helen. 

Behind the lines 
First aid 
His model wife 
If morning glory wins 
Man outside, The 
Superior sex, The 
That blonde person 
Whiskers 
Why not Jim? 
Bailey, Helen Cheyney. 

Demigod, The 
Bailey, Fearce. 

Confession, The 
Baily, F. E. 

For the defendant with costs 
Baird, George M.P. 

Mirage 
Baker, Edwin. 

Finish of Pete, The 
Baker, Elizabeth. 

Miss Tassey 
Baker, George M. 

Freedom of the press, The 
Baker, Jessie. 

Dream-toy shop, The 
Baker, Rachel E. 

Her picture 
Baldwin, Charles Crittenton. 

Mary ! Mary ! 
Baldwin, Sidney. 
Christmas eve 
Christmas spirit, The 
Enchanted gate, The 
Marjorie's garden 
Mother Nature's trumpeter 
Balph, Effie Sammond. 
Princess Rosy Cheeks 
Bangs. John Kendrick. 

Harrington's "At home," The 
Minister's first "At home," The 
Real thing. The 
Return of Christmas, The 
Side-show, The 
Tables turned, The 
Bantock, Leedham. 
Man the life boat 
Banville, Theodore de. 
Charming Leandre 
Gringoire 

Barbee, Lindsey. 
All for the cause 
All on a summer's day 
Bluebeard 

Christmas tree joke, A 
Ever-ever land, The 



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205 



Forest of every day, The 

Her first scoop 

"If don't believe is changed into 
believe" 

Little pink lady, The 

Sing a song of seniors 

Tomorrow at ten 

Watch, a wallet and a jack of 
spades, A 

When the toys awake 

Whole truth, The 
Barber, M. E. 

Mechanical Jane 
Barbour, Ralph Henry. 

Conspirators, The 
Barclay, Thomas. 

Gambetta's love story 
Bargate, John. 

Prize, The 
Baring, Maurice. 

After Euripides' "Electra" 

Ariadne in Naxos 

Aulis difficulty, The 

Blue harlequin, The 

Caligula's picnic 

Calpurnia's dinner-party 

Catherine Parr 

Death of Alexander, The 

Don Juan's failure 

Drawback, The 

Fatal rubber, The 

Greek vase, The 

Jason and Medea 

King Alfred and the Neat-Herd 

Lucullus's dinner-party 

Member for literature, The 

Pious Aeneas 

Rehearsal, The 

Rosamund and Eleanor 

Stoic's daughter, The 

Velasquez and the "Venus" 

Xantippe and Socrates 
Barker, Granville. 

Ask no questions and you'll hear 
no stories, ed. 

Christmas present, A. ed. 

Dying pangs, ed. 

Episode, An. ed. 

Farewell supper, A. ed. 

Farewell to the theatre 

Keepsakes, ed. 

Rococo 

Vote by ballot 

Wedding morning, The. ed. 

Barnard, Charles. 

Katy in Gooseland 
Barne, Kitty. 

Susie pays a visit 



Barnes, Djuna. 

She tells her daughter 

Three from the earth 
Barnes, J. 

Looking for trouble 
Barnum, Madalene D. 

Abraham Lincoln and the little 
bird 

Bee hive, The 

Brethren 

Diego's dream 

Echo 

Fourth of July 

Fox and the crow 

French maid and the phonograph 

George Washington and the 
cherry tree 

Honest Abe 

How sleep the brave 

Lady bird 

Little birds, The 

Little sparrow 

Lion and the mouse. The 

Our aunt from California 

Scotch grace 

Spider and the fly 
Barr, Robert. 

Gentlemen, the King 
Barrett, Clyde. 

Scruples, tr. 
Barrie, J. M. 

Barbara's wedding 

New word, The 

Old lady shows her medals, The 

Pantaloon 

Rosalind 

Tag, Der 

Twelve-pound look, The 

Well remembered voice, A 

Will, The 
Barrington, Pauline B. 

When the young birds go 
Barrios, Eduardo. 

Papa and Mama 
Bartlett, Randolph. 

Respective virtues of H61oise and 
Maggie 

Safety first 
Barton, George Edward. 

Pipe of desire. The 

Sewing machine, The 
Bartram, John G. 

Secretary, The 
Bascom, Louise Rand. 

Bachelor club's baby, The 

Boy who found Christmas, The 

Claims, The 



206 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Etiquette of the occasion, The Love among the lions 

Fresh air fiend. The Becqne, Henri. 

Look out for Hezikiah Quiet game A 

Norah makes a cake B<jeb ^ N> ' 

Plumber, The An American el The 

Station episode A Half-back interference, A 

Stolen horse, The p , , , T , 

Train leaves in ten minutes, The Rooms to let 

Bassett, Willard. Seventh doctor, The 

Gold brick, The Wanted a pitcher 

Batchelder, Clara B. Beede, Vincent Van Marter. 

Billy's chorus girl High jinks along the milky way 

Postman's knock The B Adaline Hohf. 

Separation of the Browns, The Christmas rainbow, A 

Batchelder, Frank Roe. Behrman, S. N. 

^e choose a name Nevpr 8tretph your ]egs in 

Bates, Arlo. Beith j R 

us.ness meeting, A Crimson cocoanut, The 

entle jury, A ^ ddi A 

"""^ye Missing card, The 

Her deaf ear fa 

Interrupted proposal, An 

Rosedale sewing circle, The Bell > Elliott Palmer. 

Bates, Esther W. Professor's truant gloves, The 

Engaging Janet Bel1 ' Mrs - Hugh. 

Garafelia's husband Time is money 

Bates, Joshua. Bel1 - Jotn J y- 

Decree nisi, The Made in Heaven 

' , WTT.,,. r* Pie in the oven, The 
Bates, William O. 

Asaph Bell, Joh Keble. 

Dryad and the Deacon, The Come Michaelmas 

In the light of the manger Compromising Martha 

T T- T. it. T Dramatists at home, The 

Baugham, Ruth I,. Embarrassed butler. The 

Martha plays the fairy 

Baukhage, Hilmar. Martha the soothsayer 

Boor, The. tr. Test ki SS) The 

Marriage proposal, The. tr. 

TJ r<i4A> i Bell, Lady. 

/'. i i Best children in the world, The 

Galahad Green Cat an(] d 

Square pegs Cat and the fiddle, The 

Unknown hand, The Foolish Jflck 

\olcanic island, The Little petgy 

Baxley, Isaac Rieman. Lucy Locket 

Aegean, The Miss Dobson 

Cleopatra Monster in the garden, The 

Fool, The Oranges and lemons 

In the house of the poet Polly put the kettle on 

Lais Quite by ourselves 

Parthenon, The Rather a prig 

Sibyl, The What happened to Henny Penny 

Bayles, Martha B. Wigwam, The 

Crowning of the Dryads, The Bell May. 

Thanksgiving Day 1(590 " Bluebeard 

Beach, Lewis. Culprit, The 

Brothers Marah 

Clod, The Strange physician, The 

Guest for dinner, A What of the night? 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 



20'i 



Bellamy, Francis R. 

Scrambled eggs 
Bellinger, Lancelot. 

Last drop, The 
Bellini, Gabriel. 

Triumph of remorse, The 
Belmont, Mrs. O. H. P. 

Melinda and her sisters 
Benavente, Jacinto. 

His widow's husband 

No smoking 

Smile of Mona Lisa, The 

Truth, The 
Beiietlix, Roderich. 

Law-suit, The 

Third man, The 
Bennet-Thompson, Lillian. 

In the dark 
Bennett, Arnold. 

Good woman, A 

Question of sex, A 

Stepmother, The 
Benson, Mrs. Mary A. 

Fairies' Christmas, The 
Bent, Newell. 

Hypnotism 

Little tiff, A 
Bentley, L. D. G. 

At Whitsuntide 
Bcnton, Rita. 

Call of Samuel, The 

Christmas story, The 

Daughter of Jephthah, The 

Esther 

Good Samaritan, The 

Happy man, The 

Judgment of Solomon, The 

King Robert of Sicily 

Life beyond, The 

Manger service 

Moses in the bulrushes 

Where love is, there God is also 

Yussouf 

Benton, William Birclsley. 

Jack and John 
Beresford, J. D. 

Perfect machine 
Bergstrom, Hjalmar. 

Birthday party, The 
Beringer, Mrs. Oscar. 

Bit of old Chelsea 

Holly Tree Inn 
Beringer, Vera. 

Penny bunch 
Bermann, Patty Pemberton. 

Familiar quotations 



Bernard, Tristan. 

French as he is spoke 

French without a master 

I'm going 
Berridge, W. Lloyd. 

Thrift 
Betts, Frank. 

Ingiald Evilheart 
Bierstadt, Edward Hale. 

Fifth commandment, The 

Sounding brass 
Bigelow, Julie Helene. 

Fascinating Mrs. Osborne, The 
Binyon, Lawrence. 

Bombastes in the shades 
Bird, Charles S. 

Advertising for a husband 

At the Junction 

Matrimonial venture, A 

Pa's new housekeeper 

Simpkins little breakfast party 
Biro, Lajos. 

Bridegroom, The 

Grandmother, The 
Bishop, Farnham. 

Scales and the sword, The 
Bitney, Mayme Riddle, pseud, see 

Irish, Marie, pseud. 
Bjorkman, Edwin. 

Creditors, tr. 

Miss Julia, tr. 

Pariah, tr. 

Stronger. The, tr. 

Simoon, tr. 
Blackman, Carree Horton. 

Eternal presence, tr. 
Blair, Wilfrid. 

Consarning Sairey 'Uggins 
Blanchard, Arthur. 

Night after, The 
Bloch, Bertram. 

Humpty Dumpty 

Maiden over the wall 

Morals and circumstance 
Bloomgarden, Solomon. 

Shunamite, The. tr. 
Bloomquest, George. 

Such extravagance 
Bloxam, E. E. 

Best wish, The 

Brothers and sisters 

Cuckoo ! 

Growing up 

Manners make the man 

Philosophy and fairies 

Where is happiness 



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AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 



World-wide baby, A 
Blunt, Arthur A. 

At retreat 
Blutt, William N. 

Treasure in the trunk, The 
Boak, E. M. B. 

Peacemaker, The 
Boas, Harriet Betty. 

Madonna Dianora, tr. 
Bocleiilieim, Maxwell. 

Cloud descends, The 

Gentle furniture-shop, The 

Poet's heart 

Unimagined Heaven, The 

Wanderer, The 
Boileau, Marie. 

When Anne was Queen 
Boleskine, Lord. 

Elder Eel 
Bone, F. D. 

Daughter of Japan, A 

Pride of regiment 
Bonham, Mary. 

Malinda and the Duke 

When Do-it school entertained 
Bornstead, Benlah. 

Diabolical circle, The 
Bottomley, Gordon. 

Crier by night, The 

Gruach 

King Lear's wife 

Loadice and Danae 

Midsummer eve 

Riding to Lithend 
Bouchor, Maurice. 

Christmas tale, A 
Bonlton, E. 

Elegant Edward 
Boulton, Matthew. 

Brass door-knob, The 

Burglar and the girl, The. 

His best day 
Bower, Alice K. 

Trick of the trade, A 
Bowker, Thayer Susan. 

His lucky day 
Bowman, Louise Morey. 

And forbid them not 
Boyce, Neitli. 

Enemies 

Two sons, The 

Boyce, W. Hanson. 

Hotel comfort 
Boyesen, Algernon. 

Don Juan duped 



Bradbury, L. A. 

Masqueraders, tr. 
Branch, Anna Hempstead. 

Lazarus 

Rose of the wind 

Shoes that danced, The 
Brand, Alfred. 

Did it really happen? 

Infernal masculine, The 

Three is company 
Brandane, John. 

Change-house, The 

Glenforsa 
Brandon, R. A. 

By mutual agreement 
Bragdon, Claude. 

Gift of Asia, The 
Branen, Jeff. 

Irish stew, An 
Brantzell, Aura Woodin. 

Resemblance, The 
Bray, Louise Whitefield. 

Harbor of lost ships, The 

Mis' Mercy 
Breed, James E. 

Everycreditman 
Breeiie, Bessie Springer. 

Gracie 

Sparks divine 

Twelve good men and true 
Breiby, Orrin. 

Do men gossip? 
Bretherton, Evangeline ~L. 

"Minister's messenger, The" 
Breton, John Le. 

Sister to assist 'er, A 
Brewster, Emma E. 

Aunt Mehetible's scientific experi- 
ment 
Bridges, Madeline. 

Nowadays call, A 

Two in a fog 
Bridgham, Gladys Ruth. 

Children's hour, The 

Her first assignment 

Not on the programme 

Queen of hearts, The 

Ring-around-a-Rosie 

This way out 

Three of a kind 
Brieux, Eugene. 

School for mothers-in-law, The 
Briggs, Caroline. 

One a day 
Brighouse, Harold. 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 



209 



Converts 

Doorway, The 

Followers 

Lonesome-like 

Maid of France 

Man about the place, The 

Maypole morning 

Oak settle, The 

Paris doctor, The 

Price of coal, The 

Prince who was piper, The 

Scaring off of Teddy Dawson, The 

Spring in Bloomsbury 
Brock, Howard F. 

P>ank account, The 
Broido, Louis. 

Enemies of Israel, The 
Brooke, Rupert. 

Lithuania 
Brooker, Bertram R. 

Efficiency 
Brookfield, Charles H. E. 

Excellent receipt, An 
Brooks, C. F. 

Fond delusion, tr. 

Brooks, E. S. 

Lord Malapert of Moonshine 

Castle. 
New Red Riding-Hood, The 

Brooks, F. M. 

Fond delusion, tr. 

Broomhall, Edith J. 

Converting Bruce 
What Rosie told the tailor 
Brown, Alice. 

Crimson lake, The 

Doctor Auntie 

Hero, The 

Joint owners in Spain 

Loving cup, The 

March wind, A 

Milly dear 

Mistletoe 

Sugar house, The 

Web, The 

Brown, Charles Ingersoll. 

Dizzy's dilemmas 
Brown, Curtis. 

Mrs. Hazenby's health 
Brown, Derby. 

Peacemaker, The 

Brown, Viola E. 

Billy's mishap 

Brown, 'William Cabell. 
Visit in Brazil, A 



Brown-Evarts, Edith. 

Honesty's the best policy 

Jones family, The 

Last day of school, The 
Military and medicine 

Not so bad after all 

Our mother's aid society 

Pleasant surprise, A 

Prize of learning, The 

"Put to the test" 

Rolling stone gathers no moss, 

The 
Browne, Horace B. 

At "Jenny Wren's" 

Betsy Trotwood at home 

Division between friends, A 

Friendly waiter, The 

Gentleman next door, The 

Great Protestant association, The 

Hatching a conspiracy 

Miss Squeers' tea-party 

Mr. George's shooting gallery 

Mr. Guppy's proposal 

Mr. Pecksniff's pleasant family 
party 

Mr. Micawber's prospects 

Mr. Venus's shop 

Mrs. Snagby's guests 

Mrs. Tibb's boarding house 

Silas Wegg's stall 

Stranger's visit, The 

Unexpected meeting, An 
Brown, Maurice. 

King of the Jews, The 
Browne, William Maynadier. 

Red or white? 
Brunner, Emma Beatrice. 

Making a man 

Over age 

Spark of life, The 

Strangers 
Brunton, F. Carmichael. 

Living dead, The 
Bryan, George S. 

Too much salt 
Bryant, E. M. pseud. 

see Boak, E. M. B. 
Bryant, Louise. 

Game, The 
Buchanan, Fannie R. 

Lighting of the torch, The 
Buck, Gertrude. 

Mother-love 
Buckley, Reginald R. 

Comala 
Buckton, A. M. 

Eager heart 



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Bugbee, Willis N. 

After the bargain sale 
Arrival of Reuben, The 
Closing clay at Beanville 
Elder Jenkins' reception 
Graduation at Gayville 
Goose feather bed, The 
Hnppyville school picnic, The 
Hiram and the peddlers 
Married to a suffragette 
Molly's Christmas tree 
Old class reunion. The 
Physical torture club, The 
Reception for Santa Claus, A 
Santa Claus brigade, The 
Seven little soldiers 
Squashville fire brigade, The 
Surprising Santa 
Tommy's Thanksgiving party 
Winning a prize 
Young patriots' league 

Bull, George. 

By mutual agreement 

Bui-bank, Barbara, pseud. 
see Batchelder, Clara B. 

Burbank, Maude. 
Pan of fudge, A 

Burgess, Minnie C. 
Four little fir trees 

Burgblie, James. 

Lawyer's mistake, A 

Biirkham, I.ucie T. 

When the land was young 

Bnrnet, Dana. 

Impromptu 

Rain 
Burr, Amelia Josephine. 

Masque of women poets 
Bnrrill, Mary. 

Aftermath 
Burrows, Edith. 

Behind the rain curtains 

Christmas strike, A 

Fairy frolic, A 

Key, The 
Burnstein, Abraham. 

Casting of lots 

Burt, E. W. 

Paper match, A 
Burton, Richard. 

Brothers 

Tatters 
Bush, Bertha E. 

Making a flag 
Butler, Ellis Parker. 

Revolt, The 



Butler, Rachel Barton. 

West of Omaha 
Butts, Dorothy. 

Avenues 
Bynner, Witter. 

Cycle 

Iphigenia in Tauris 

Little king. The 

Night wind, A 

Tiger 

War 
Byr, Robert. 

Love conquers revenge 
Byrne, Lee. 

Quarry slaves 

Cabell, James Branch. 

Jewel merchants, The 
Caesar, Liodovici. 

L'eroica 
Caesar, Arthur. 

Napoleon's barber. 
Caillavet, Gaston de. 

Choosing a career 
Caine, Hall. 

Iron hand, The 
Calderon, George. 

Derelicts 

Geminae 

Lamp, The 

Little stone house, The 

Longing 

Parkin Bros. 

Peace 

Two talismans, The 
Calhoun, Dorothy Donnell. 

Cupid's column 

100 per cent American 

Parlor patriots, The 
Callaway, Emillie. 

Miss Oliver's dollars 
Calthrop, Dion Clayton. 

Gate of dreams, The 
Cameron, Margaret. 

Burglar, The 

Christmas chime, A. 

Committee on matrimony, A. 

Her neighbor's creed 

Holly wreath, The 

Kleptomaniac, The 

Lost firewood, The 

Little gray lady 

Miss Doulton's orchids 

Molly's New Year's party 

Mr. February thaw 

Pipe of peace, A 



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Piper's pay, The 

Tadpole school 

Teeth of the gift horse, The 

White elephant, The 
Campbell, Constance. 

One of the old guard 
Campbell, Evangeline. 

Husking bee, The 
Cann, Louise Gebhard. 

Life is always the same 
Cannan, Gilbert. 

Everybody's husband 

Gloves 

James and John 

Mary's wedding 

Short way with authors, A 
Cannon, Fanny. 

Lady of the opera house, The 

Meow ! 

What's in a name? 
Capus, Alfred. 

My tailor 

Carb, David. 

Neuters, The 

New age, The 

Other side, The 

Slacks, The 
Carey, Alice V. 

New names for old 
Carlyou, Kathrine F. 

Crowning of Columbia, The 
Carpenter, Grant. 

Dragon's claws, The 
Carpenter, Mrs. Myrtle B. 

Her uncle's boots 
Carr, Dr. Albert. 

Cowboy and the baby, The 
Carroll, Mrs. S. F. 

Dress rehearsal, A 
Carter, Elsie Hobart. 

Babushka, The 

Christmas brownie, The 

Hundred, The 

Minty-Malviny's Santa Glaus 
Carthew, Lily. 

American idea, The 
Carton, R. C. pseud. 

see Critchett, R. C. 
Cassilis, Ina Leon. 

Those landladies 
Castell, C. A. 

Snowed-up with a Duchess 
Castillo, Carlos C. 

Bright morning, tr. 
Cauldwell, Samuel Milbank. 



Chocolate cake and black sand 

Invention of the rat trap, The 

Undoing of Giant Hotstoff, The 
Cecil, Arthur. 

Time is money 
Cecil, Edward. 

Fourth man 
Chalmers, Roy Melbourne. 

Quest of an ancestoT, The 

Seeing the pictures 
Chamberlain, Basil Hall. 

Death-stone, The 

Life is a dream 

Nakamitsu 
Chamber liii, Grace Hilton. 

Fortissimo music society, The 
Chambers, C. I. 

Pheasants' eggs 

Redeeming their characters 

Scold, the scoundrel and the scout, 
The 

Scouts to the rescue 
Chandler, Lillian F. 

At the window 

When Shakespeare struck the 
town 

Chapin, Harold. 

Augustus in search of a father 

Autocrat of the coffee-stall, The 

Dumb and the blind, The 

Innocent and Annabel 

It's the poor that 'elps the poor 

Muddle-Annie 

Philosopher of Butterbiggins, The 

Threshold, The 

Chapin, Harry Lorenzo. 

Agression won 
Love test, The 

Chaplin, Alice W. 

Because it rained 
Behind the screen 
Home and mother 
Independent Flynn 
Mad! Mad! 
May 

Merry Christmas 
Pickles, bonbons and temper 
Thankful for Jack 
That boy 

Valentine problem, A 
Chapman, John Jay. 
Christmas in Leipsic 

Chatterji, Tapanmohan. 

Light-bearer, The 

Chekhov, Anton. 

Anniversary, The 



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Boor, The 

Jubilee, The 

Marriage proposal, A 

On the high road 

On the highway 

Proposal, The 

Swan song, The 

Tobacco evil, The 

Tragedian in spite of himself 

Wedding, The 
Chenoweth, Lawrence. 

After the circus 
Clierrymaii, Myrtle C. 

Old friends together 
Chevalier, Haakon M. 

King laughs, The 
Child*. Irene M. 

Bonnie's Christmas eve. 
ChilliiiRworth, Ethel. 

Academy picture, An 
Chipman, A. Z. 

Ruben Rube 
Christian, Frances E. 

Kingdom of love, The 
Chubb, Fercival. 

Old year and the new, The 
Church, Virginia. 

Pierrot by the light of the moon 
Churchill, E. P. 

Special rehearsal, The 
Churchill, M. 

On black ice 
Clark, Barrett H. 

Affected young ladies, tr. 

After the honeymoon, tr. 

Charming Leandre, tr. 

Choosing a career, tr. 

Christmas tale, tr. 

Crispin, tr. 

Fairy, tr. 

Franchise' luck, tr. 

French without a master, tr. 

Gimlet, tr. 

Good-bye, tr. 

Grammar, tr. 

I'm going ! tr. 

Indian summer, tr. 

Jean-Marie, tr. 

Little sheperdess, tr. 

Marriage proposal, tr. 

Law-suit, The, tr. 

Legacy, The, tr. 

Modesty, tr. 

Monsieur Lamblin, tr. 

My tailor, tr. 

Panurge's sheep, tr. 

Post-script, tr. 



Rebound, The, tr. 

Rosalie, tr. 

Sicilian, tr. 

Third man, tr. 

Two cowards, The, tr. 

Unhoodwinkable, tr. 

Village, The, tr. 

Wager, The. tr. 
Clark, Bertha W. 

Prince of Semberia 
Clark, Human. 

Colonel ;md the lady 
Clark, Margery Stanley. 

Wet blanket 
Clark, Milton Francis. 

Scoop, The 
Clarke, Ednah Proctor. 

Revolt of Santa Clans, The 
Clarke, Violet. 

Power of flattery, The 
Cleather, Dorothy. 

Black trouble, A 

Just like a story 

Magic tabloid, The 

Stuffing 

Twins, The 
Cleland, T. M. 

Veil of happiness. The, tr. 
Clemencean, Georges. 

Veil of happiness, The. 

dementia. 

Frolic of the bees and the butter- 
flies. 
Young King Cole 

Clements, Colin Campbell. 

By the Sumida river 

Cherry blossom river, The 

Columbine 

Desert, The 

Father, The 

Four who were blind 

Growing old together 

Harlequin 

Ivory tower 

Just women 

Life is a dream 

Living hours, tr. 

Love in a French kitchen, tr. 

Man and his wife, A 

Modern Harlequinade 

Moon tide 

Pierrot in Paris 

Pirates 

Return of Harlequin, The 

Siege, The 

Star dust path, The 

Sumida Gawa, tr. 



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Tea and conversation 

Three lepers of Suk-El-Garab 

Yesterday 
Cleugh, Dennis. 

Violet under the snow, The 
Clifford, Helen C. 

Alice's blighted profession 

Whose widow 
Cobb, Mrs. George. 

Just advertise 
Cobb, Thomas. 

Quiet little dinner, A 
Cockrell, Maud. 

Golliwog in Fairyland 
Code, Grant H. 

When the fates decree 
Coddington, Hester. 

He is coming, tr. 
Coghlan, Licla L. 

Same man, The 
Cohan, George M. 

Farrell case, The 
Coit, Henry A. 

War's end 
Colburn, Carrie W. 

Romantic rogue, A 
Colby, Eleanor. 

Vision of youth, A 
Coleby, Wilfred T. 

Aunt Bessie 

Bit o' stuff, A 

Dusty path, The 

Likes o' me, The 

Their point of view 

Young Napoleon, The 
Collins, Louise. 

Modern autocrat, The 
Collins, Sewell, 

Gaspers 

Column, Morris. 

Philosophers 

Colquhoun, Donald. 

Jean 

Colum, Padraic. 

Betrayal, The 

Miracle of the corn, The 

Swift's pastoral 



Condrin, J. 
James C. 



R. see Richards, 



Conger, Margaret L. 

Good housewife and her labors, 
The 

Conrad, Joseph. 

One day more 



Converse, Florence. 

Blessed birthday, The 

Thy kingdom come 
Conway, Edward H. 

Windy shot, The 
Con way, Liucie. 

"D. H. S." 
Cook, George C. 

Suppressed desires 

Tickless time 
Cook, Leroy James. 

Peace at home, tr. 
Cook, Sherwin L. 

Game of comedy, A 
Cooke, Marjorie Benton. 

Case of Sophronia, The 

Child in the house, The 

Christmas benefit, A 

Confessional, The 

Court comedy, A 

Dinner, with complications, A 

Fairy ring, The 

Finer shades of honor, The 

First Thanksgiving, The 

In the good greenwood 

Lady Betty's burglar 

Lion and the lady, The 

Manners and modes 

Page from the past, A 

Reform 

Romeo of the Rancho 

Spring time fantasy, A 

Success 

Tit for tat 

When knights were bold 

When love is young 
Coon, Hilton. 

My wife's husband. 
Coppee, Francois. 

Fennel 

Lord's prayer, The 

Pater Noster 

Violin maker of Cremona, The 
Corbin, Alice see Henderson, Mrs. 

Alice Corbin. 
Corbin, John. 

Forbidden guests, The 
Corneau, Perry B. 

Masks 

Napoleon and the sentry 
Country man, May E. 

Hiram Jones' bet 

Miss Parkington 
Conrteline George, sec Moinaux, 

Georges Courteline. 
Cowan, Fletcher. 



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Rose leaves and asparagus tips 
Cowan, Floyd P. 

Hidden love 

Putting up a prosperous front 

Cowan, Sada. 

In the morgue 
Sinstram Skagerrak 
State forbids, The 
Strangers 
Cox, Ethel L. 

Combat and the dragon, The 

Craig Anne A. T. 

Course of true love, The 

Greatest gift, The 

Grasshoppers and the ants, The 

Pool of answers, The 
Crain, George A. 

Kara 
Craine, Edith J. 

Pharaoh's knob 
Crandall, Irene Jean. 

For freedom 

Last rehearsal, The 

Tea and politics 
Crane, Eleanor Maud. 

Best man, The 

Fads and fancies 

Her victory 

"His soul" , 

"Honor of the class, The" 

1'eggy's predicament 
Crane, Mabel H. 

At the milliner's 

Girls, The 

Romance by schedule 

Rumpus on Olympus, A 
Crary, Alice. 

Holy scenes of Christmas, The 

Craven, Arthur S. 

Perfect machine, The 
Craven, John V. Jr. 

Monsieur Galespard and Made- 
moiselle Jeanne 
Creevey, Caroline A. 

Ninepin club, The 
Thanksgiving dream, A 

Cripps, A. K. 

Hired man's courtship, The 

Criss, Vance C. 

His methodist foot 

You know? I know. Shake! 
Critchett, R. C. 

Dinner for two 
Critchton, Dorothy. 

As ye sew 



Crocker, Bosworth. 

Baby carriage, The 

Cost of a hat, The 

Dog, The 

First time, The 

Last straw, The 
Cronyn, George W. 

Death in fever heat, A 

Sandbar queen, The 
Crothers, Rachel. 

Criss cross 

Katy did 

Mrs. Molly 

Rector, The 
Crowley, Aleister. 

Bonds of marriage, The 

Saviour, The 
Cruger, Mrs. Van Rensselaer, see 

Gordon, Julien 
Crnmmins, Agnes L. 

Pride of the family, The 
Cudmore, Angela. 

We dine at seven 
Culbertscn, Ernest H. 

Goat alley 
Cunningham, Leon. 

Dralda Bloom, The 

Wondership, The 
Cuppy, Elizabeth O. 

Mollusk or suffragette? 
Curry, Bara Jefferis. 

Devil's gold, The 
Cutting, Mary S. 

Good dinner, A 

Dabney, Julia P. 

Children of the sunrise 
Dale, Irving. 

Friend husband 

Souvenir spoons 

Tickets, please 

Way of a woman, The 
Daly, Arnold. 

Democracy's king 

Dominant male, The 
Dalkeith, Lena. 

King Arthur and the cakes 

Princess and the swineherd, The 

Scene from Robin Hood 

Scene from Uncle Tom's cabin 
Dallas, Mary K. 

Our aunt Robertina 
Dalrymple, C. Leona. 

Mrs. Forrester's crusade 

Surprises 



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Tangles 
Damiaiiakes, Stephanie. 

Obstacle, The 
Damon, S. Foster. 

Kiri no Meijiyama 
Dana, H. Manley. 

Local and long distance 
Dance, Charles. 

Morning call, A 
Dane, Essex. 

Cul-de-sac 

Fleurette and company 

Happy returns 

Serpent's tooth, The 

Wasp, The 

When the whirlwind blows 

TIT i i mi 

Wooden leg The 

Workers at the looms, The 

Wrong numbers 
T 

day, The 
Dargan, Olive T. 

Flutter of the goldleaf, The 

Journey, The 

Woods of Ida 
Darrow, Whitney. 

Meredith's entertainment, The 

68-70 Berkeley Place 
Davey, Peter. 

We dine at seven 
David, Emily. 

Mirth-provoking, schoolroom, The 
David, Louise Dndley. 

When mother came to college 
Davies, Mary C. 

Slave with two faces, The 
Davis, Allan. 

On vengeance height 
Davis, Lillie. 

Bumps 
Davis, M. E. M. 

Bunch of roses, A 

Christmas boxes 

His lordship 

Queen Anne cottages 
Davis, Malcolm W. 

Locked door, The 

Spy ' The 
Davis, Marjorie H. 

Patriot's parade, The 
_ 
Davis, Oswald K. 

Dream stone, The 
Davis, Richard Harding. 

Efficiency 

Miss Civilization 



Orator of Zapata City, The 

Peace manoeuvers 

Zone P llce 
Davis, Robert H. 

Room without a number, The 
Da y Curtiss LaQ. 

Bootlegger, The 

Dft y> Frederick L. 

blump, The 
Dazey, L. H. 

Woman's choice, A 
Dean, Alexander. 

Just neighborly 
De Armond, Lizzie. 

Why Christmas was late 
Tkr^' r\ -a 

JJCXJOIS, *J. 5. 

Biscuitg flnd bm 

Del1 ' F1 y d - 

Angel intrudes, The 



Human nature 

i DS en revisited 

King Arthur's socks 

Legend 

Long time ago, A 

Poor Harold 

Rim of the world, The 

Sweet-and-twenty 
Demarest, William. T. 

New da y> The 

Wav of Yu-Soo, The 
DeMille, William C. 

"Deceivers" 



"Noblesse Oblige" 
"Poor old Jim" 
Denison, Emily H. 

Dolly Madison's afternoon tea 

Duped 

Little mother of the slums, The 

My friend's in town 

Mystery of Beacon Hill, The 

Denison, T. S. 

Great doughnut corporation, The 
Is the editor in? 

Dennis, O. M. 

His honor 

Denton, Clara J. 

An Mg fjmlt 

At the library 

Being a hero 

Blue pump, The 

Boastful weathervane, The 



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Bob's and Tom's Thanksgiving 

Charlie's pop-corn 

Christmas at Holly Farm 

Day after the circus, The 

Gentle janitor, The 

Going shopping 

Governor's proclamation, The 

Great sale, The 

Hanging up the stockings 

In the east 

"Isabel" 

Juniper baby, The 

"Look of things, The" 

Mademoiselle's mistake 

Making the best of things 

Minister's daughter, The 

New man in town, A 

Next day, The 

No crown 

"No presents" 

Old ship, The 

On the dyke 

Ph.D., The 

Queen's offer, The 

Quick news 

Seeing the animals 

Seeking information 

Senior, The 

Strike in Santa Claus land, The 

Tailor's dummy, The 

Thief, The 

Three sleepy-heads 

Trouble in the Toyroom 

Underground opportunity, An 

Unexpected company 

Unsuccessful hunt, An 

Wager, The 

White chief, The 

Who's crazy now? 

Wrong lessons, The 

Yellow law, The 
De Pue. Elva. 

Hattie 
Dickinson, Thomas H. 

In hospital 
Dickinson, Charles. 

Sunshine 

Third chapter 
Diehl, Robert H. 

Tuff's boarder 
Dix, Beulah Marie. 

Allison's lad 

Captain of the gate, The 

Clemency 

Dark of the dawn, The 

Enemy, The 

Glorious game, The 

Hundredth trick, The 

Legend of St. Nicholas 



Snare and the fowler, The 
Weakest link, The 
Where war comes 

Dixon, M. Q. 

Blue pincushion. The 

Djurichich, Lnka. 

Prince .of Semberia, tr. 
Dodge, Flora B. 

Mrs. Mack's example 
Dolan. "Winifred. 

Wake up, John Bull 
Dondo, Mathurin M. 

Two blind men and a donkey 
Donley, Alice M. 

Cranberry corners 

Spiritual boost at Sallytown, The 

Wrong man, The 
Donnay, Maurice. 

Gimlet, The 
Doo, Ding TJ. 

Empty city, The 
Dopp, Katharine E. 

Homer and David 
Doran, Marie. 

Eyes of faith 

Girls over there, The 

How Nellie made good 

Liberty thrift girls, The 
Dorey, J. Milnor. 

Under conviction 
Dorff, M. J. 

Firefly night 
Dorsen, Helen. 

Power of loyalty 
Doty, Harry M. 

Jonesville board of assessors, The 

Just plain Jones 

Tiddville and the Radio 
Doucet, Theodore A. 

Jasper's troubles 
Douglas, Charles X. 

Hired girl's dream, The 
Douglas, Ford. 

Return trip, The 

Two barrels, The 
Down, Oliphant. 

Maker of dreams, The 

Quod wrangle, The 

Downing, Mr. and Mrs. Henry 
Francis. 

Placing Paul's play 

Dowson, Ernest. 

Pierrot of the minute, The. 
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan. 

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Draflimami, Holger. 

"Renaissance" 
Dransfield, June. 

Blood o' Kings 

Dreiser, Theodore. 

Blue sphere, The 

Dream, The 

Girl in the coffin, The 

In the dark 

Laughing gas 

Light in the window, The 

"Old Ragpicker" 

Spring recital, The 
Drennan, Marie. 

Valley of gloom, The 
Drey Sylvan. 

New Pygmalion and Galatea, The 
Drinkwater, John. 

God of Quiet, The 

Honors easy 

Little Johnny 

Storm, The 

Two in a trap 

X = O 
Driscoll, Louise. 

Child of God, The 

Garden of the west, The 

Metal checks, The 

Poor House, The 
Drovin, George A. 

His first case 
Drury, Major William P. 

Calamity Jane, R.N. 

Privy council, A 
Dubois, O. B. 

Night in Tappan, A 
Bubry. Louis E. 

Masqueraders, The 
Dner, Caroline. 

Ambassador's daughter, The 

Mr. Shakespeare at school 
Duffy, Richard. 

Night of the wedding, The 

Dumas, Andre. 

Eternal presence 

Dumont, Frank. 

Depot lunch counter, The 

Doubtful victory, A 

How a woman keeps a secret 

Midnight marauders 

Not a bit jealous 

Quiet hotel, The 

Real doctor, The 

Rival speakers 

Roamy-e-owe and Julie-ate 

Scotty 



Sister Masons 

Stage struck boarding house 

Where is my coat? 
Dunbar, Alice. 

Author's evening at home, The 
Dunbar. Mrs. Paul Lawrence. 

see Dunbar, Alice 
Dunbar, Olivia Howard. 

Blockade 
D'Unger, Giselle. 

Jack's predicament 
Dunham, Curtis. 

Blood money 

Mademoiselle Plato 
Dunn, Fannie Wyche. 

Tweedledum and Tweedledee 
Dunn, Gerald. 

Fancy dress 
Dunne, Douglas. 

Two of a kind 
Dunning, Ralph Cheever. 

Home-coming, The 
Dunsany, Lord. 

Cheezo 

Compromise of the King of the 
Golden Isles, The 

Fame and the poet 

Glittering gate, The 

Golden doom, The 

Good bargain, A 

If Shakespeare lived today 

Lost silk hat. The 

Night at an inn, A 

Queen's enemies, The 

Tents of the Arabs, The 
Dunton, Edith K. 

Is your name Smith? 
Dnran, Leo. 

Daimyo. The, tr. 

Hands in the box, The, tr. 

Honor of Danzo, The, tr. 
Durand, R. S. 

Sidhe of Ben-Mor, The 
Duval, Mary V. 

Court of fame, The 
Dyk, Victor. 

Ninth night, The 

Earle, Dorothy K. 

You're such a respectable person 
Earle, Georgia. 

Before the play begins 

Gettin' acquainted 

Lie that Jack built, The 
Ebner-Eschenbach, Marie von. 

Man of the world, A 



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Echegaray, Jose. 

Street singer, The 
Eckersley, Arthur. 

Boy's proposal, A 
Hartleys, The 
Susan's embellishments 
Tabloid, A 

Edgar, Mary S. 

Wayside piper, The 
Edridge, Joan. 

"First aid" 
Edridge, Richard. 

''First aid'' 
Egbert, Frank H. 

Capitulation of Mr. Hyleigh 
Egerton, Lady Alix. 

Masque of the two strangers, The 
Ehrlich, E. C. 

Snaring the lion 
Ehrmann, Max. 

Bank robbery. The 

Wife of Marobius, The 
Elberon, George. 

Johnson's busy day 
Eldridge, Paul. 

Carnival, The 

Jest, The 

Loser, The 

What's wrong 
Eliot, Samuel A. 

Christmas miracle play, A, ed. 

Doctor Faustus, ed. 

Polyxena, ed. 
Elkins, Fenton B. 

Belgian baby, The 

Figuratively speaking 

Quick and the dead, The 
Ellet, Marion. 

Germelshausen 
Ellis, Mrs. Havelock. 

Mothers, The 

Pixy, The 

Subjection of Kezia, The 
Ellis, Kenneth M. 

Ketcham pardon, The 
Ellis, -William. 

Ketcham pardon, The 
Elliston, A. Louis. 

By woman's wit 

Recoiling vengeance, A 

Unlucky tip, An 
Elwes, Mary. 

In time of war 

Two in a flat 
Elwyn, Lizzie May. 



Uncle Sam's cooks 
Emerson, M. A. 

If I were Bob 
Emerson, "William D. 

Cabman and the baby, The 

Humble pie 
Emig, Evelyn. 

China pig, The 

Old order, The 
Emmons, Myra. 

Visiting Mamma 
Emmy, Fred. 

Arrival of a rival, The 
England, George Allan. 

"Under their skies" 
Erie, Jonathan. 

When Anne was queen. 
Ernest, Alice. 

Living hours, tr. 
Erskine, John. 

Noblesse oblige 
Ervine, St. John G. 

Critics, The 

Magnanimous lover, The 

Orangeman, The 

Progress 
Eskil, Ragna B. 

Aunt Harriet's night out 

For the sake of Peggy 

In the trenches "over there" 

Lottie sees it through 

Me and Betty 

Who's the boss? 
Esmond, H. V. 

Her vote 
Estabrook, Anne L. 

Christening robe, The 
Estoc, Foe cl'. 

Sabotage 
Etherington, H. Field. 

Sealed silver 
Ettlinger, Karl. 

Altruism 
Evans, Delia J. 

"M. R. S." 

Younger son, The 
Evans, Florence W. 

Marriage of Guineth, The 
Evans, Frank H. 

Wrong side of the road, The 

Evans, Gladys LaDue. 

Little mortal child, The 

Evans, Margaret. 

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Everett, Edith. 

Everystudent 
Evrcinov, Nicholas. 

Beautiful despot, The 

Merry death, A 
Ewers, Hanns H. 

Dead eyes, The 

Trecento 

Fahnstock, Edith. 

Magic theatre, tr. 
Fairbanks, S. vK. 

Other voice, The 
Farnsworth, Oliver. 

Twins of Bergano, The, tr. 
Farrar, John. 

Magic sea shell, The 
Fan-ell, J. R. 

Casey's daughter, Mary Ann 
Farrington, James. 

Hulks, The 
Fawcett, Marion Roger. 

Alarm, The 
Faxon, Grace B. 

Bachelor's reverie, The 
Fay, F. C. 

Peace at home, tr. 
Fay, Frederick L. 

Lend a hand 
Feist, Ella. 

Fly-away land 
Felter, Will D. 

Jack for every Jill, A 
Fendall, Percy. 

Arrival of a rival, A 
Fenn, Frederick. 

Convict on the hearth, The 

Love child, The 

Not wanted a wife 

Nelson touch, The 

Op-o'-Me-Thumb 
Fenollosa, Ernest. 

Awoi no Uye 

Chorio 

Genjo 

Hagoromo 

Kagekiyo 

Kakitsubata 

Kayoi Komachi 

Kinuta 

Nishikigi 

Shojo 

Sotoba Komachi 

Suma Genji 

Tamura 

Tsunemasa 



Fenollosa, Mary. 

Lady of the hair-pins, The 
Ferguson, J. A. 

Campbell of Kilmhor 
Fernald, Mrs. C. F. 

Cobbler's bargain, The 

Honeymoon, The 

Irish washerwoman, The 

Learning lessons 

Left 

School opera 
Fernald, Chester B. 

Cat and the cherub, The 
Farrar, Jules. 

In "The spirit of "76" 
Ferrer, "L. M. 

Bobby's dream 
Ferrier, Paul. 

Codicil, The 
Ferris, Anita B. 

Children of the Christmas spirit 

Road to Christmas, The 

Ruth's donation party 

Santa's allies 

Slave raiders, The 

Triumph of peace, The 

Visitors from the Colonial period 

Why didn't you tell? 
Ferris, Helen J. 

Extra ! 
Fetherstronhaugh, V. 

Harrison 
1 euillet, Octave. 

Fairy, The 

Village, The 
Ff oil, Helena A. 

Bill Perkins' proposin' day 
Field, Rachel Lyman. 

Everygirl 

Three pills in a bottle 

Rise up, Jennie Smith 
Fillmore. John E. 

"War" 
Finch, Elsie Garreston. 

Spineless 
Finch, Luciiie. 

At the sign of the silver spoon 

Fisher, Blanche P. 

Finding the Mayflowers 
Santa Glaus gets his wish 

Fiske, Isabella Howe. 

Comedy of the exile, A 
Evening musicale, A 

Fitzjohn, R. 

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Fitziiiauricr. George. 

Dandy dolls, The 

Magic glasses, The 

Pie-dish, The 
Flanagan, Hallie F. 

Curtain, The 
Flanner, Hildegarde. 

Mansions 
Flanner, Mary H. 

Christmas burglar, The 

Bargain day 
Fleming, Charles L>. 

Telephone, The 
Flexner, Hortense. 

Voices 
Florance, Richard. 

It, the usual play with the usual 

ending 
Flower, Elliott. 

His imitation sweetheart 
Floyd, liiicretia Xavier. 

Sunny morning, A tr. 
Foley, James W. 

Sing a song of sleepy head 
Foley, Marie H. 

Gift, The 
Folmsbee, Beulah. 

Princess and the crystal pipe, The 
Footner, Hulbert. 

Mystery 
Ford, Grace. 

Love pirate, The 
Forrest, Belford. 

Failures 

Honors even 

Lost sheep 

Swimmin' pools 
Forrest, Mark. 

At the turn of the year 
Foster, Nathaniel L. 

Widow's might, The 
Fotheringhaiu, E. M. 

Bad temper bureau, The 

Brummy crock 

Cash concern, A. 

Good intentions 

Maggie Ann 

Middle of the night, The 

Mrs. Marconi 

Princess Parsimonia 

Tale of the tarts, The 

Too much monkey 

Whiney-Piney 

Why? 
Foucher, Laure C. 

Effie's Christmas dream 



Francis, John M. 

Aunty 

Bills 

Trouble by mail 

Veal breaded 

Who wins the bet? 
Frank, Florence Kiper. 

Garden, The 

Jael 

Visitors 
Frank, Henry. 

Skeptic's challenge, The 
Frank, Maude Morrison. 

Christmas eve with Charles Dick- 
ens, A 

Fairies' plea, The 

Friend in need, A 

Miss Burney at court 

Mistake at the manor, A 

When Heine was twenty-one 
'Frederick, John T. 

Hunter, The 

Twelfth night at Fisher's crossing 
Freed, Clarence I. 

Absent minded 
Freeman, Ethel H. 

Tommy 
Freund, E. J. 

Don't bother Anton 

Germ hunters, The 

Grape juice 

Hatching the lucky egg 

Soap club, The 

Wanted a wife 
Freybe, C. E. 

In Garrison 
Frida, Emil Bohnslav. 

At the chasm 

A'engeance of Catullus 

Witness, The 
Frith, Walter. 

Miniature, The 
Froome, John R. 

Listening 
Frost, Robert. 

Way out, A 

Witch of coos, The 
Fry, R. J. 

Same to Ye! The 
Fuji-Ko. 

Vampire cat of Nabreshima, The 
Fulda, Ludwig. 

By ourselves 
Fuller, Alice Cook. 

Christmas idea, The 

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Clytie 

Gifted givers, The 

Golden touch, The 

Hans and Grethel 

Juno's bird 

Little John joins the band of 

Robin Hood 

Little Red Riding Hood 
Puss in boots 
Rhoecus 

Robin Hood becomes an outlaw 
Siegfried and Brunehilde 
Furniss, Grace L. 
Dakota widow, A 
Perhiips 

Gage, Edward. 

Luckiest man. The 
Galahad, Joseph Andrew. 

Sic passim 
Galbraith, Esther E. 

Brink of silence, The 
Gale, Elizabeth. 

Just a little mistake 

Mrs. Coulson's daughter 
Gale, Rachel B. 

Clinging vine, The 

Coats and petticoats 
Gale, Zona. 

Neighbors, The 

Uncle Jimmy 
Gallon, Thomas. 

Man who stole the castle 
Galsworthy, John. 

Defeat 

Hall-marked 

Punch and go 

Sun, The 
Gamble, Mary R. 

Aunt Columbia's dinner party 
Gardener, Eden. 

Behind the Purdah 
Gardner, W. H. 

Christmas for Santa Glaus 
Garland, Robert. 

At night all cats are gray 

Double miracle. The 

Importance of being a roughneck, 
The 

Love's young dream 
Garnett, Louise Ayres. 

Hilltop 
Garrison, Theodosia. 

Hour of earth, An 

Literati, The 

At the sign of the cleft heart 



Garrow, David. 

Patty packs a bag 

What charity covers 
Gascoin, Catherine Bellairs. 

Fickle Juliet 

Fortescues' dinner party, The 

"John Arbery's dream" 

Lumber room, The 

P. G.'s, The 

"Them banns" 

Toolip, The 

Wrong again 
Gatty, Mrs. 

Life beyond, The 
Gauss, Louise Fallenstein. 

Little helpers 
Gavin, Mary. 

Curtains 
Geijerstam, Gustaf. 

Criminals 
Gemmell, John. 

Authorship 

Baby's ill ! 

Muffin man, The 
Gentry, Helen. 

Derby 
Gerald, Florence. 

For love and honor 
Gerson, Emily Goldsmith. 

Delayed birthday, A 
Gerstenberg, Alice. 

"Attuned" 

Beyond 

Buffer, The 

Ever young 

Fourteen 

He said and she said 

Hearts 

Illuminatti in drama libre, The 

Overtones 

Pot boiler, The 

Unseen, The 

Where are those men? 
Getchell. Margaret C. 

Birthday candles, The 

Colette of the Red Cross 
Giacosa, Giuseppe. 

Rights of the soul, The 

Sacred ground 

Wager, The 
Gibbins, J. R. 

Becoming an American 
Gibson, A. H. 

Pursuing a mother-in-law 
Gibson, Preston. 

Cupid's trick 



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Derelicts 

S. O. S. 

Suicides 

Vacuum, The . 
Gibson, Wilfrid Wilson. 

Agatha Steel 

Betrothed, The 

Bloodybush edge 

Bridal, The 

Call, The 

Child, The 

"Family's pride, The" 

Ferry, The 

Firstborn, The 

Furnace, The 

Garret, The 

Holiday 

Hoops 

House of candles, The 

Mates 

Mother, The 

Night-shift, The 

On the road 

On the threshold 

Operation, The 

Queen's crags, The 

Scar, The 

Secret way, The 

Shirt, The 

Stonefolds 

Summer-dawn 

Winter dawn 

Womenkind 

Wound, The 
Gilbert, William S. 

Trying a dramatist 
Giles, Josephine. 

Gabe's home run 

Hoosier school, The 

It was the Dutch 

Jake and his Pa 

Just like a woman 

News from home 

Trusted friend, The 
Giles, William. 

Gabe's home run 

Hoosier school, The 

It was the Dutch 

Jake and his Pa 

Just like a woman 

News from home 

Trusted friend, The 

Gilman, Cbarlotte Perkins. 

Something to vote for 
Three women 

Gilmore, Louis. 

Long live the empress! 
Prince Patiomkin 



Tenor, A 
Gillinore, Ruf us H. 

Their first dinner 
Gilman, Thornton. 

We live again 
Girardeau, Claude M. 

God of the wood, The 
Givens, Helen M. 

Bull-terrior and the baby, The 

Improving a husband 
Glaenzer, Richard B. 

Louis Quinze salon, The 
Glaspell, Susan. 

Close the book 

Outside. The 

People, The 

Suppressed desires 

Tickless time 

Trifles 

Woman's honor 

Glazer, Benjamin F. 

Altruism, tr. 
Autumn tides, tr. 
Matter of husbands, A, tr. 

Gleason, Orissa W. 

How the ladies earned their dollar 
How the story grew 

Glenn, Byron P. 

Pair of burglars, A 
Glick, Carl. 

Immortal, The 

It isn't done 

Outclassed 

Police matron, The 

Prologue 

Ten days later 

Goddard, Felecia. 

On with the new 

What society is coming to 

Goddard, Harold. 

Sisters, The 

Goldberg, Isaac. 

Abigail, tr. 

Abishag, tr. 

Bathsheba, tr. 

Better son, The, tr. 

Black sheep, The, tr. 

Forgotten souls, tr. 

Gastone the animal tamer, tr. 

In the harem, tr. 

In the dark, tr. 

Life, tr. 

Little heroes, tr. 

Michael, tr. 

Poetry and prose, tr. 

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Rights of the soul, tr. Gould, Ernest M. 

Secret of life, The, tr. On the sight-seeing car 

She must marry a doctor, tr. Gould Felix. 

Sicilian limes, tr. In' the marshes 

Sinner, The, tr. Marsh maiden, The 

Sparrow, The, tr. Stranger, The 

Stranger, The tr Gourmont, Remy de. 

filter upon fire, tr. Old king, The 

w"??i r ' l\ Theodat 

Wolf-hunt, tr. 

f, 11 i -., i i Gow. Ronald. 

Goodlander, Mabel. A , ,. . ... 

Elves and the shoe-maker, The Breakfast at eight 

Honest woodcutter. The Graf, Arturo. 

Mistress Mary gives a garden Dante in Santa Croce of the 

party Raven 

Pine tree, The Graham, Bertha W. 

Visit of the Tomiter, The Spoiling the broth 

Goodman, Ed-ward. Graham, Manta S. 

Colloquy in Hades, A Allied occupations 

Eugenically speaking By-product, A 

Portrait on the wall, The Goose, The 

Vital moments, tr. Trend, The 

Goodman, Kenneth Sawyer. Two's company 

At the edge of the wood Grahame, Arthur. 

Back of the yards Iron Ann, The 

Ba rb 1- a Granville, Edward. 

Behind the black cloth Three graces The 

Dancing dolls G Eunice ^ 

Dust of the road Case of spoons 

Ephraim and the winged bear Winning of Fuji, The 

Game of chess. The 

Green scarf, The Greenbank, Percy. 

Hand of Siva, The Man the life boat 

Hero of Santa Maria, The Greene, Clay M. 

Holbein in Blackfriars Awakening of Barbizon, The 

Man- can only do his best, A Dispensation, The 

Parting, The Star of Bethlehem, The 

Red flag. The "Through Christmas bells" 

Wonder hat Greene, Kathleen C. 

Gordon, Charles, pseud. First Christmas eve, The 

see Baldwin, Charles Crittenton Little boy out of the wood, The 

Gordon, Henry. Night watch 

Thirst Poppy seller, The 

Gordon, Julien. Princess on the road, The 

Modern child, A J>? bart , faii ; i . e 1 s ' r T 1 he 

Modern daughter, A ^ lslon ^endid, The 

Modern Mother, A Greene, Paul. 

Gordon-Lennox, Cosmo. Granny Boling 

Impertinence of the creature, The Last of the Dowries, The 

_ Lord's will, The 

Gordon, Leon. gam Tucker 

As a P al White dresses 

Leave the woman out Our Uncle from the West 

Gornall, H. K. Gregory, Lady Isabelle. 

Bogie men, The 

Gough, Margaret. Coats 

One may spin a thread too finely, Deliverer, The 

tr. Dervorgilla 



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Full moon. The 
Gaol gate, The 
Hanrahan's oath 
Hyacinth Halvey 
Jackdaw, The 
Losing game, A 
Lost saint, tr. 
McDonough's wife 
Poorhouse, tr. 
Rising of the moon, The 
Spreading of the news 
Travelling man, The 
Twisting of the rope, tr. 
Workhouse ward, The 
Wrens, The 
Grendon, Felix. 

Will he come back? 

Greve, Clifford. 

Militant God 

Gribble, Harry Wagstaff. 

All gummed up 

Griffin, Chester A. 

Hicksville burglar, The 

Griffith, Benjamin L. C. 

Cloudy day. A 
For her sake 
Forget-me-nots 
Mistake in identity, A 
Not at home 
Wanted a valet 

Griffith, Helen Sherman. 

Alarm of fire. An 
Borrowed luncheon, A 
Case of duplicity 
Dumb waiter, The 
Fallen idol, A 
Getting the range 
Her service flag 
Knitting club meets, The 
Ladies strike, The 
Large order, A 
Maid to oi'der. 
Merry widow hat 
Minister's wife, The 
Reflected glory 
Sewing society, The 
Wrong Miss Mather, The 
Wrong package 

Griffith, William. 

Before the fairies came to 

America 
Before the Pixies came to 

America 
City pastorals 

Grinnell, John E. 

John Bargrave, Gentleman 



Grissom, Herbert. 

Easy victim, An 
Griswold, Grace. 

Billie's first love 

Haunted chamber, The 

His Japanese wife 
Grossman, Samuel S. 

Purim players. The 
Grossinith, Weedon. 

Commission, A 
Grosvenor, Johnston. 

Plaie for Merrie May tyme, A 
Grover, Harry Greenwood. 

Thompson's luck 
Grundy, Sidney. 

Head of Romulus, The 

In honor bound 

Man proposes 

Sympathetic souls 
Guild, Thacher Rowland. 

Class of '50, The 

Higher good, The 

Portrait, The 

Power of a God, The 
Guiterman, Arthur. 

Christmas stockings 

Journey's end 

Tiny Tim's surprise-party 
Gunnison, Binney. 

Becket saves Rosamund 

Ben-Hur and Iras 

Deacon Brodie 

Disastrous announcement, A 

Extracting a secret 

Gentlemen, The King 

Love conquers revenge 

Matter of duty, A 

Miss Judith Macan 

Mrs. Hardcastle's journey 

Mrs. Ha r wood's secret 

Open or shut? 

Pizarro and Rolla 

Prairie princesses, The 

Pride against pride 

Princess and the countess, The 

Queen Catherine 

Raimond released 

Sam Weller and his father 

Savonarola and Lorenzo 

Guptill, Elizabeth F. 

Answering the phone 
As it will be 

Aunt Sabriny's Christmas 
Baby show, The 
Bo-Peep's Christmas party 
Brave little Tom-boy. A 
Brownies' vacation, The 



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Census man, The 

Christmas at Punkiu Holler 

Christmas at Skeeter Corner 

Christmas at the Cross Roads 

Christmas dream, A 

Christmas for all nations 

Christmas joke, A 

Christmas mystery 

Color fairies, The 

Discouraged worker, A 

Dolls' symposium, The 

Dose of his own medicine, A 

Dot entertains 

Fun at Five Point school 

Going to school in Mother Goose 
land 

Grandmother's cat 

Imaginary Tommy 

Joke, The 

Jolliest Christmas ever, The 

Little Jack's Christmas 

Marie recites 

Mother Goose's gosling 

Playing Rabbit 

Santa's rescue 

Search for Mother Goose 

Shirkers, The 

Taking teacher's place 

Taking the census 

Topsy turvy Christmas 

Troublesome flock 

Twins and how they entertained 
the new minister, The 

Uncle Joe's will 

Uninvited member, An 

Waif's Thanksgiving, The 

Wanted : a chimney 

Wanted, a license to wed 

What do you know about ghosts? 

When Polly was queen of the 
May 

Who was scared? 

Whose dog? 

Worm turns, The 
Guske, Carl W. 

Fata Deorum 
Guthrie, Kenneth Sylvan. 

Sayonara, tr. 
Gyalni, Wolfgang. 

After the honeymoon 
Gyp, see Martel de Janville. 

Hailley. Marvin. 
Till three p. M. 

Hagedorn, Hermann. 

Five in the morning 
Horse thieves, The 
Last faring, The 



Three false women of Llanlar, 
The 

Silver blade, The 
Hageman, Maurice. 

Love's diplomacy 
Hale, Harold, pseud, see C. N. 

Moller. 
Hale, Harris G. 

Story of Jacob, The 
Hale, Louise Closser. 

Other woman, The 

Paste cut paste 
Halevy, Ludovic. 

Indian summer 

Panurge's sheep 
Hall, Newton M. 

Story of Jacob 
Hall, W. Strange. 

Mobswoman 
Halman, Doris F. 

Closet, The 

Difficult boarder, The 

Dog, The 

Famine and the Ghost 

It behooves us 

Lady Anne 

Playroom, The 

Santa Glaus 

Will-o'-the-wisp 
Halpern, J. 

Mother and son 
Halsey, Forrest. 

Empty lamp, The 
Hamilton, Cicely. 

How the vote was won 

Jack and Jill and a friend 
Hamilton, Cosmo. 

Aubrey closes the door 

Jerry and a sunbeam 
Hankin, St. John E. C. 

Burglar who failed, The 

Constant lover 
Hanlou, John. 

Pan passes northward 

Seeker of a secret, The 
Hanna, Tacie May. 

Hyacinths 

Upon the waters 
Hannan, Charles. 

Electric man, The 
Hanshew, T. W. 

Harvest, The 
Hanson, Frank I. 

Father Time's Christmas treat 

Will Soakum's matrimonial bu- 
reau 



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Hapgood, Hutchins. 

Enemies 
Harbour, J. L,. 

Mrs. Elwell's paper 
Hardy, Robert T. 

Hidden love 
Hare, Walter Ben. 

Anita's secret 

Christmas carol, A 

Christmas with the Mulligan's 

Her Christmas hat 

Isosceles 

White Christmas, The 
Hargrave, Eustace. 

Island sea-dreams, The 
Harmed, Mary. 

Outcast, The. Tr. 
Hani-well, Anna Jane. 

Sin of Ahab, The 

Sojourners 
Harris, Ada L. 

Cupid in the kitchen 
Harris, Claudia "L. 

It's spring 

Man who couldn't say "No," The 

Young Mr. Santa Glaus 
Harris, Frank. 

King of the Jews, The 
Harris May. 

Open door, The 

Poet's wife, A 
Harris Sheba. 

Quiet game, tr. 
Hartley, Alexander. 

Wakuwapi 
Hartman, H. M. 

Wheatless meal, The 
Karvey, Delia S. 

Easter miracle, An 

Harvey, Kate. 

Courage 
Won 
Hasbrouch, Louise S. 

Elizabeth's young man 

Haslett, Harriet Holmes. 

Dolores of the Sierra 
Inventor, The 
Modern menage, A 
Scoop, The 
Undercurrents 
When love is blind 

Hastings, Basil M. 

Fourth act, The 

"Q" 

Twice one 



Hetteras, Owen. 

Eugenical wedding, A 
Hauptmann, Gerhart. 

Assumption of Hannele, The 

Dead are singing, The 

Helios 
Haviland, J. Butler. 

Miss Jones, Journalist 
Hawkridge, 'Winifred. 

Florist shop, The 

Price of orchids, The 
Hay, Ian, see Beith, John Hay. 
Hay, John. 

Happy man 
Hayes, Budget T. 

Winter bloom 
Hazard, Rowland Gibson. 

How Robin Hood once was a wait 
Head, Cloyd. 

Curtains, The 

Grotesques 
Head, John, Jr. 

Death of Titian, tr. 
Healy, Joseph P. 

Drama of the future, The 
Heathcote, Arthur M. 

His good genius 
Hecht, Ben. 

Hand of Siva, The, jt. auth. 

Hero of Santa Maria 

Wonder hat, The 
Hedges, B. A. 

Slacker for the cause, A 
Heffner, Hubert. 

"Dod gast ye both !" 
Heidenstam, Verner Von. 

Birth of God, The 

Soothsayer, The 
Heijermans,. Herman. 

Jubilee 

Saltimbank 
Heijermans-Houwink, Caroline. 

Saltimbank, tr. 
Helbnrn, Theresa. 

Enter the hero 
Hellem, Ch. 

Sabotage 
Helliar, Arthur. 

Proposing by proxy 

Hemmerde, Edward G. 

Maid of honour, A. 
Henderson, Mrs. Alice Corbin. 

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Star of Bethlehem, The 
Henderson, D. M. 

Special delivery 
Henderson, Jessie E. 

Borrowers' day 
Henderson, Sara. 

Cupid mixes things 

Too many wives 
Henle, James H. 

Veterans, The 
Henry, Re. 

Fast friends 
Herbach, Joseph. 

Rehearsal, The. 
Herford, Beatrice. 

Bride's Christmas tree, The 
Herford, Oliver. 

Modern dialogue, A 
Herman, J. A. 

Smile of Mona Lisa, tr. 
Herrick, Gertrude. 

Full of the moon, The 
Herring, E. C. 

Lady Flora's namesake 
Herts, B. Russell. 

Builders, The 

Female of the species 
Hertz, Henrik. 

King Rene's daughter 
Hervieu, Paul. 

Modesty 

Sayonara 
Hewlett, Maurice. 

Ariadne in Naxos 

Death of Hippolytus, The 

Minos King of Crete 
Hicks, Wilson. 

Before the dawn 

Trickery 

Higginbotham, Robert. 

Clearly and concisely 
Lucky Peter 
Hight, Mary. 

Police matron 

Hilbert, Jaroslav. 

Whom the Gods destroy 
Hill, Edward G. 

House of Aegues, The 
Hill, Frederick Trevor. 

"Dinner's served !" 
Heathen Chinee, The 
Knotty problem, A 

Hill, Margaret F. 

Lost village, The 



Hillard, Stafford. 

Storm in a tea shop 
Hilly er, Robert. 

Dawn of the sunset, The 
Hillyer, William S. 

Not in the regular army 
Hinkley, Eleanor H. 

Flitch of bacon, A 
Hinks, K. W. 

Cave of precious things 
Hirschbein, Perez. 

In the dark 

On the threshold t . 

Sno.wstorm, The 

Stranger, The 

When the dew falleth 
Hobart, George V. 

Cure for jealousy, A 
Hobart, Margaret JefFery. 

Inasmuch as ye have done it unto 

the least 
Hoffman, A. S. 

Deacon's sweetheart 

Timothy Ryan's return 

Hoffman, Phoebe. 

Martha's mourning 

Hofmannsthal, Hugo von. 

' Death and the fool 
Death of Titian, The 
Idyll 

Madonna Dianora 
Prologue for a marionette theatre 

Hogg, C. W. 

Men who loved Mamie, The 

Mirror of time, The 

Story of Corporal Bell, The 

Hogrefe, Pearl. 

Every Senior 

Hollander, George C. 

Putting it across 

Hollander, Lee M. 

Renaissance 

Holies, Alfred. 

Duchess of Doherty Court, The 

Holley, Horace. 

Ellen 

Genius, The 

Her happiness 

His luck 

Incompatibles, The 

Modern prodigal, A 

Pictures 

Rain 

Survival 

Telegram, The 



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Hollingshead, J. 

Bardwell vs. Pickwick 
Holmes, Charles N. 

Paper wedding, A 

Please pass the cream 

Smith's unlucky day 

Star boarder, The 

Their first quarrel 

Waiting for the train 
Holsworth, Doris. 

When the sun stayed in bed 
Holt, Edwin. 

Bud's baby 
Holt, Florence Taber. 

They the crucified 

Home, Ina. 

Dream on Christmas eve, A 

Hood, Charles Newton. 

While you wait 
Hoornbeek, Helen P. 

Mary Ann 
Hope, Winifred Ayres. 

Friends in bookland 
Hopkins, Arthur. 

Moonshine 
Hopkins, Hester A. 

Anybody family on Sunday morn- 
ing, The 
Hopkinson, Mrs. Arthur. 

Women's votes 
Horton, Ruth. 

Who is queer? 
Houghton, Stanley. 

Dear departed, The 

Fancy free 

Fifth commandment, The 

Master of the house, The 

Phipps 

House, R. T. 

Little blue guinea-hen, The, tr. 
Man of the world, tr. 
Two husbands, tr. 

Housman, Laurence. 

Apollo in Hades 
As good as gold 
Bird in hand 
Brother Sun 
Christmas tree, The 
Comforter, The 
Death of Alcestis, The 
Doom of Admetus, The 
Fool and his money, A 
His favorite flower 
House fairy, The 
Likely story, A 
Lord of the harvest, The 



Moonshine 

Nazareth 

Possession 

Queen, The 

Return of Alcestis, The 

Snow man, The 

Torch of time, The 
Hovey, Richard. 

Blind, The, tr. 

Intruder, The. tr. 

Seven Princesses, The. tr. 
Howard, Margaret. 

When Betty saw the Pilgrims 
Howard, Homer Hildreth. 

Child in the house, The 
Howard. Katharine. 

House of life, The 
Howell-Carter, Josephine. 

Hilarion 
Howells, W. D. 

True hero 
Howie, Helen M. 

His father's son 

Those dreadful Drews 

Too much Bobbie 
Hoxie, Evelyn. 

Strike Mother Goose settled, The 
Hrbek, Cyril J. 

Ninth night, The. tr. 

Hubbard, Eleanore. 

America pays her debt to France 
Banker's strategy, The 
Charter oak, The 
Colonial school, A 
Daniel Boone's snuff box 
Declaration of independence, The 
First American library, The 
"First in war, The" 
Forewarned is forearmed 
Gold in California 
Homesteaders' Christmas, The 
Independence Day 
Lucky Hallowe'en, A 
Mayflower compact, The 
Memorial Day 
No man is above the law 
One way to capture a fort 
"Only a girl !" 
"Price of liberty, The" 
Salvage 

Samuel Morse's telegraph 
Soft-soap day, The 
Star-spangled banner, The 
Trial trip of the Clermont, The 

Hubbard, George. 

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Hubbard Louis Herman. 

Telling the truth 
Hubbard, Philip E. 

Love passage 
Hudson, Holland. 

Action ! 

Shepherd in the distance, The 
Hueffer, Ford Madox. 

House, A 
Hughes, A. H. 

Sea, The 
Hughes, Glenn. 

Bottled in bond 
Hughes, Glenn, jt. author. 

Madman on the roof, The 

Nari-Kin 

Razor, The 
Hughes, Richard. 

Sisters' tragedy, The 
Hughes, Rupert. 

For she's a jolly good fellow 
Huizinga, A. V. C. P. 

Louise, tr. 
Huiuason, Sarah. 

Masks and men 
Humboldt, Archibald, pseud, see 

March, George Archibald. 
Hung, Shen. 

Cow-herd, The 
Hunter, Kenneth. 

To find our lives 
Hunter, Rex. 

Hands and the man 

Romany Road 

Stuff o' Dreams 

Wild goose, The 
Hunting, Emma M. 

Betty's ancestors 

Double dummy 
Hurst, Brandon. 

Pressing matter, A 
Hurst, Harry. 

Bridal trip, A 
Hussey, Eunice G. 

Newsy wins 

Hutchins, Will. 

Day that Lincoln died 
Jeanne D'Arc at Vaucouleurs 
Pater Noster, tr. 

Hntchinson, M. F. 

Cresmans, The 
Terror of a day, A 

Hutten, Baroness von. 

Ten years after 



Huxley, Aldous. 

Among the nightingales 

Happy families 

Mortal coils 
Hyde, Douglas. 

Lost saint. The 

Marriage, The 

Poorhouse, The 

Twisting of the rope, The 
Hyde, V. D. 

Helping Charlie 



Idzumo, Takeda. 

Bushido from 
"Matsu" 



"Terakoya" or 



Ilsley, S. Marshall. 

Feast of the holy innocents, The 

Inman, A. C. 

Group of poems Fate 
" " " " Dialogue 

Ireland, D. L. 

Cottage on the moor 

Irish, Marie. 

Adoption of Bob, The 
Baby show, The 
Boastful saint, The 
Brave foresters 
Broken picture, The 
Christmas cookies, The 
Christmas dinner, The 
Christmas eve at the Mulligans 
Christmas in the air 
Christmas influence 
Christmas journey, A 
Christmas speakin' at Skagg's 

Skule 
Christmas surprise for Mother 

Goose 
Christmas visitors from other 

lands 

Christmas wishes 
Christmas sympathy 
Days of long ago, The 
Doing away with Christmas 
Double Christmas gift, A 
Good little girl, A 
Grandfather's bright Christmas 

plan 

Hiawatha 
Herbert's discovery 
Joy of giving, The 
Little housekeepers 
Lost pocketbook, The 
Meeting of the ghosts, The 
Merry Christmas Jake 
Mother Goose and her flock 
No Christmas in the house 
North-pole expedition, A 



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Old Uncle Rat gives his consent 

Pickett's Christmas party, The 

Prindle's proposal 

Pumpkin Pie Peter 

Sambo's party 

Scene at the ticket office 

Slight mistake, A 

Thanksgiving conspiracy, A 

Trials of Christinas shopping 

Trained menagerie, A 

True Christmas spirit, The 

Uncle Grouch 

Uncle Sam's mistake 

Visit from the Brownies, A 

Visit to Santa Clans, A 

Waiting for the train 

We and our friends 

When we are grown up 

When we are women 
Irwin, Grace Luce. 

Art for art's sake 

Close call, A 

Domestic dilemma, A 

Heroes 

Innocent villain, An 

Intimate acquaintance, An 

Music hath charms 

Wedding of Mali Foy, The 
Irving, Laurence. 

Phoenix, The 
Irwin, Wallace. 

Isle of chestnuts 
Isenberger, Glenn H. 

Betty Jane's Christmas dream 
Isenberger, Susie E. 

Betty Jane's Christinas dream 
Itow, Micliio. 

Fox's grave 

She who was fished 

Somebody nothing 
Ivan, Rosalind. 

Fantasie impromptu, The 
Ives, Alice E. 

Meow ! 

Sweet Elysium Club 
Iwasaki, Yoznii T. 

Nari-Kin 
Izuino, Takeda. 

Pine-tree, The 

J., R. B. 

Glimpse into the theatres, A 

Jackson, Frances M. 

Sallie-for-keeps 

Jackson, J. J. 

Political pull, A 



Jagendorf, Moritz. 

Blue morning glory, A 
Jakobi, Paula. 

Chinese lily 
Jacobs, W. W. 

Admiral Peters 

Boatswain's mate, The 

Changeling, The 

Ghost of Jerry Bundler, The 

Gray parrot, The 

In the library 

Keeping up appearances 

Love passage, A 

Monkey's paw, The 
James, Fred H. 

Cowboy-Jim 

David Garrick's masterpiece 

Faro-Jane 

Japanese romance, A 

Mining agent, The 

Pride and charity 

Janville, Martel de, S. G. M. A. 
de R. de M. sec Martel de 
Janville 
Jaros, Ernest S. 

Love potion. The 
Jarrell, Myra W. 

Case of Mrs. Kantsay Know 
Jefferys, William H. 

Evening rice 

Paper money 

Real price or stranger than fic- 
tion, The 
Jenkins, E. Lawrence. 

Lady cook, The 
Jenkins, George B. 

Beautiful thing, The 
Jenkins, Hester D. 

In a tenement 

Judith and Ariel 

Mother Goose up-to-date 

Our friends the food 

Jciiks, Annabel. 

Dinner at seven sharp 

Jenks, Tudor. 

Dinner at seven sharp 
Drifting cloud, The 

Jennings, Eulora M. 

Dinner at the club 
Prinzessin von Barnhof, Die 

Jennings, Gertrude. 

Acid drops 

Allotments 

At the ribbon counter 

Bathroom door, The 

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Bobbie settles down 

Elegant Edward 

Five birds in a cage 

I'm sorry it's out! 

"Me and my diary" 

Mother-of-Pearl 

No servants 

Pros and cons, The 

Rest cure, The 

Waiting for the 'bus 
Jcraulcl, Margie A. 

Uncle Sam to the rescue 
Jerome, Jerome K. 

Barbara 

Fennel 
Jess, Ellen. 

Birth of a nation's flag 

Jex, John. 

Mr. Willoughby calls 

Nest, The 

Unnecessary atom, The 

Violet souls 
Jocelyn, Susan E. W. 

Santa Claus or papa 
John, Gweii. 

"Edge o' dark" 

Luck of war, The 
Johnson, Martyn. 

Mr. and Mrs. P. Roe 
Johnson, Sherman F. 

Boys will be girls 
Johnston, Emma L. 

Abraham Lincoln and the little 
bird 

Echo, The 

Fourth of July, The 

Fox and the crow, The 

George Washington and the 
cherry tree 

Ladybird 

Lion and the mouse, The 

Little birds, The 

Little sparrow, A 

Spider and the fly, The 
Johnston, Franklin. 

His dinner for two 

New reporter, The 

Jome, Ellis O. 

Mrs. Pipp's Waterloo 
Jones, Ann van Marter. 

Which shall be king 

Jones, Henry Arthur. 
Clerical error, A 
Goal, The 
Grace Mary 
Her tongue 



Jones, Horatio S. 

Cracker, The 
Jones, Howard. Mumford. 

Shadow, The 

Sundial, The 
Jones, Willis Knapp. 

With chains of gold, tr. 
Jordan, Elizabeth. 

Confidence, A 
Joyce, Jeannette. 

Aunt Jane visits school 

In a doctor's office 

No peddlers admitted 

Proposal in grandma's day, A 

Train to Morrow, The 

Up-to-date proposal, An 
Judge, Jane. 

Christmas mystery, A 
Justema, "William, Jr. 

Chi-Fu 

Kane, Helen P. 

Capture of Ozah, The 
Dianthe's desertion 
Her nephew-in-law elect 
Peregrinations of Polly, The 
Under sailing orders 
Yagowanea 

Yot-che-ka 
Kaplan, Louis. 

Night of light, The 
Kattenberg, Burns. 

Martha Dixon's parlor 
Kaufman, S. Jay. 

Kisses 
Kavanangh, Katherine. 

Bachelor's baby 

Converted suffragist, A 

Couple of heroes, A 

Daughter of men, The 

Easy terms 

Four adventurers 
1 Friendly tip, A 

Girl and the outlaw, The 

House across the way, The 

In wrong 

It ain't my fault 

Man who came back, The 

Minister pro tern, A 

My Mexican rose 

O Joy San 

Professor of love, The 

Queen of diamonds, The 

Stormy night, A 

Wife tamer, The 
Kearney, Patrick. 

Great noontide, The 



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Tongues of fire 
Kearns, John. 

Wooing of Lilinau, The 
Keating, Miss E. H. 

Incog 

Plot of Potzentausend, The 

Poor relations 

Talisman, The 
Keeler, Charles. 

Pagoda slave, A 
Kehoe, J. H. 

What's the use? 
Kellam, Elizabeth. 

Store, The 
Holland, C. B. 

His wife's place 
Kelley, Jessie A. 

Employment office, The 

Her weekly allowance 

Mrs. Jenkins' brilliant idea 

Photographer's troubles, A 

Those husbands of ours 
Kelley, Laura F. 

Mrs. Sullivan's social tea 
Kelly, F. M. 

Sewing circle meets at Mrs. Mar- 
tin's, The 
Kelly, George. 

Finders-keepers 
Kemble, Howard, pseud, see Bell, 

John Kemble 
Kemp, Harry. 

Boccaccio's untold tale 

Prodigal son, The 

Solomon's song 
Kemper, Sallie. 

Blood will tell 

Moth balls 
Kendall, John. 

Fond of Peter 

Laughter in court 

Kennard, Auberon. 

Wanderer, The 

Kennard, Marietta C. 

Flight of the herons, The 
Kennedy, Charles Rann. 

Necessary evil, The 

Terrible meek, The 
Kennedy, Frank. 

Deacon's sweetheart, The 
Kenyon, Bernice Lesbia. 

Alchemist, The 
Kerley, Rosialee. 

Wedding guest, The 
Kester, M. A., Jr. 



Hard heart, The 
Ketcham, Arthur. 

Maid's prologue, The 

Other one, The 
Kikuchi, Kan. 

Madman on the roof, The 
Kilmer, Joyce. 

Some mischief still 
Kimball, Rosamond. 

Call to the Youth of America, The 
King, Beulah. 

Henry, Where are you? 

His sisters 

Indifference of Jerry, The 

Maid, The 

Rev. Peter Brice, Bachelor, The 

What's in a name? 
King, Charles. 

Leave the woman out 
Kingsbury, Sara. 

Christmas guest, The 
Kingsley, Ellis. 

Other woman, The 
Kingston, Mary F. 

My son Arthur 
Kinkead, Cleves. 

Four-flushers, The 
Kinnick, Claude. 

As advertised 
Kirk, Sara E. 

In Betsy Ross's time 
Kirker, Katherine. 

Lady compassionate, The 
Klauber, Adolph. 

Green-eyed monster, The 

Klauber, Amy Josephine. 

Exile, The 

Kleber, Frank T. 

Triangle No. V333 

Triangled 

When extremes meet 

Knevels, Gertrude. 

Fairies' child, The 
Skyboy 

Kniffin, H. A. 

Mrs. Flynn's lodgers 

Knight, Percival. 

Detective Keen 

Knoblauch, Edward. 

Little silver ring, The 
My lady's lace 
War committee, A 

Knowlton, Annie R. 

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Knowlton, Beatrice. Lang, Edith. 

"Way the noise began, The" Christmas story, The 

Knowlton, Don. Langhanke, Helen. 

"Way the noise began, The" Doll shop, The 

Knox, Florence Clay. Langlois, Fannie Myers. 

For distinguished service Suite B 

Matrimonial fog, The Langner, Lawrence. 
Knox, Margaret. Another way out 

Our choice Family exit, The 

America Licensed 

Kobrin, Leon. Matinata 

Black sheep, The pie 

Secret of life, The Wedded 

Koogle, Effie Louise. Larson, Emma. 

Up-to-date America Christmas of the little pines, The 

Kraft, Irma. Top f the world 

Ambition in White chapel La Shire, Louis A. 

Because he loved David so Book a S ent > The 

Maccabean cure, A Latham, Harold S. 
Power of Purim, The Thirteenth domino, The 

To save his country Lavedan, Henri. 

Kreymborg, Alfred. Afternoon walk, The 

At the sign of the thumb and nose Along the quays 

Blue and green For ever and ever 

Jack's house Fraternity 

Lima beans Not at home 

Manikin and Minikin Sunday on Sunday goes by 

Monday Two husbands 

People who die Where shall we go? 

Rocking chairs Law, Arthur. 
Silent waiter, The Artful automaton 

Vote the new moon Bright idea 

When the willow nods Castle Botherem 

Knmmer, Clare. Strange host 

Bridges Lawrence, C. E. 
Chinese love Hour of Prospero 

Choir rehearsal, The Message of Lazarus, The 

Inspiration of the play L A c 

Robbery, The Twice-told tale, A 

Kummer, Frederick Arnold. ^ EH^beth A . 
Love of women, The When witcheg ride 

Kurtz, C. Gordon. T , c , , 

,,. . ,. .Leacock, Stephen. 

Missing lines <,,-.,, 

Suitors three 

Crooks Learsi, Rufus. 

Triumph of instinct, The 

LaBeaume, Mrs. Edmond. Ledoux, Louis V. 

Elusive Alonzo, The Fox's grave, tr. 

Price of popularity, The She who was fished, tr. 

Problem of the hour, The Somebody-nothing, tr. 

Labiche, Eugene M. Lee, Agnes. 

Grammar Blunted age, The 

Two cowards, The Eastland waters 

Laidlaw, Alexander H. Red pearls 

Captain Walrus Sharing, The 

La Mare, Harry. Silent house > The 

Prim Miss Perkins, The Lee, M. E. 



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Black death or Ta-iin, The 

Honor cross, The 
Lefnse, M. 

At the Golden Goose 

For lack of evidence 

Mistress Runaway 
Lielimaiiii, Adolph. 

"The tongmen" 
Leighton, George R. 

Solemn pride 
Leinster, Murray. 

Beautiful thing, The 
Leland, Emily H. 

Maw Moseley's courtin' lamp 
Leland, Robert DeCamp. 

Barbarians, The 

Purple youth 
Lent, Evangeline M. 

Love-in-idleness 

Rag doll, A 

Squaw of Bear Claw 
Leonard, William Ellery. 

Glory of the morning 

Dream of wings, The 
Le Sage, Alain-Rene. 

Crispin, Rival of his master 

Leslie, Noel. 

Cult of content, The 

For king and country 

War fly, The 

Waste 
Lester, Alfred. 

Restaurant, A 

Scene shifter's lament, The 
Leverson, Darcy. 

Bet, The 
Le Vett, C. H. 

School board in our town, The 
Levi, Ruth E. 

Chanukah sketch 

King's choice, The 
Levick, Milnes. 

Wings in the mesh 
Levin, Z. 

Poetry and prose 
Levinger, Elina Ehrlich. 

Burden, The 

Great hope, The 

Jephthah's daughter 
Levinson, Herman D. 

"Rlley" 

Spirit of Purim, The 
Levy, Edith M. 

At the end of the rope 
Lewis, C. 



Two sociable friends 
Lewisohn, Ludwig. 

Garden, The 

Lie, The 

New England fable 

Night in Alexandria 
Lincoln, Florence. 

Piece of ivory, A 
Lincoln, J. Willard. 

Father changes his mind 

Rather rough on Robert 
Lindau, Norman C. 

Cooks and cardinals 
Lindsay, C. M. 

Looking for more 
Lion, Leon M. 

King who had nothing to learn, 
The 

Man who stole the castle 

Mobswoman, The 

Playing the game 

Putting it over on father 

Touch of the child, The 

Wiles of the widow, The 
Lipscomb, Mrs. M. A. 

Ladies of Athens 
Lisle, Clifton. 

Fair play 

Scout's honor, A 
Livingston, Ethel. 

Difference in clocks, A 
Livingston, Francis M. 

Dark man at the feast, The 

Double negative, The 

Sentimental journey, A 
Lloyd, Gladys, see Someple. 
Logie, Elma M. 

Old maid's venture, A 
Loomis, Charles B. 

Evening in truth, An 

Piazza parleys 
Lopez, Sabatino. 

Sparrow, The 
Lord, Katharine. 

Buried treasure 

Greatest gift, The 

Honorable Miss, The 

June magic 

Katjen's garden 

Lark, The 

Masque of the Pied Piper, The 

Minister's dream, The 

Raven man, The 

Three bears, The 
Lorde, Andre de. 

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Woman who was acquitted, The 
Louys, Pierre. 

At the setting of the sun 

Crepuscule 
Lovell, Caroline C. 

War woman, The 
Loving, Pierre. 

Autumn 

Festival of Bacchus, tr. 

His helpmeet, ed. 

Hour of recognition, The. tr. 

Indian summer 

Literature, tr. 

Louise, tr. 

Prologue for a marionette theatre, 
ed. 

Stick-up, The 
Lowell, Edith. 

Tickets for the Sheffield choir 
Loy, Mina. 

Pamperers, The 

Loyd, Gladys, sec Someple, pseud. 
Luck, H. R. 

Man who never worried, The 
Ludington, Helen G. 

Lunch in the suburbs, A 

Suffragette, The 
Luehrmann, Adele. 

"Butting in" in French 

Disciples of art 
Luques, E. Antoinette. 

Snow image, The 

Spirit of Memorial Day, The 

Story of the poplar tree, The 
Luther, Leslie. 

Law 
Liitkenhaus, Anna M. 

Barnaby Lee 

Birds' story of the trees, The 

Every boy 

Fairy minstrel of Glenmalure, 
The 

Geographical squabble, A 

Grammar play, A 

Master Skylark 

Mrs. Pollywigs and her wonderful 
wax works 

Nature play in a city school, A 

Thanksgiving Day 1(196 

Through the looking-glass 

Well babies 
Lyall, Eric. 

Coming of Columbine, The 

Lyons, A. Neil. 

Pennybunch, A 

Lyttelton, Edith. 



Christmas morality play. A 

Nyanysa 

Thumbscrew, The 

McArthur, C. H. 

New school-Ma'am, The 
McCauley, Clarice V. 

Conflict, The 

Queen's hour, Tire 
Macauley, Ward. 

His city girl 

Letter of introduction, A 

Mr. Editor 

Mrs. McGreevy's boarders 

Pat's matrimonial venture 
McClellan, Walter. 

Delta wife, The 

Pollin picks a wife 
McClure, John. 

Cruet of Marigolds, The 

Doom of Metrodorus, The 
McConnell, Genevive K. 

Bone of contention, The 
McCourt, Edna W. 

Truth, The 
McCoy, Samuel D. 

Mrs. Potiphar pays a call 
Macdonald, John D. 

Ola 

What Christmas did for Jerushu 

Grumble 
Macdonald, Zellah. 

Markheim 
McEvoy, Charles. 

Dew necklace, The 
McFadden, Elizabeth A. 

Why the chimes rang 
Macfarlane, Anne. 

Slippers 
Macfarlane, W. 

Breakfast breeze, A 
McGeoch, Daisy. 

Camping 

Mormonizing 

Packing 

Picturing 

Proposing 

Reading 

Shopping 

Thrilling 
McGuckin, Mildred C. 

Wild flower 
McGurrin, C. H. 

Light from another world, A 
Machado de Assis, J. M. 

Life 



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Mclnroy, Harl. 

Honorable Togo 

Macintire, Elizabeth J. 

Bride's crown, tr. 

Field of enchantment, tr. 

Ivory tower. The 

Macintyre, John see Braiiclane, 
John. 

Mackall, Lawtoii. 
Scrambled eggs 

Mackay, Constance D'Arcy. 

Abraham Lincoln 

Ashes of roses 

Beau of Bath, The 

Benjamin Franklin 

Boston Tea Party. The 

Brewing of brains, A 

Christmas guest, The 

Council retained 

Dame Greel o' Portland town 

Daniel Boone 

Elf child. The 

Enchanted garden, The 

Festival of Pomona, The 

Foam maiden, The 

Forest spring. The 

Fountain of youth, The 

George Washington's fortune 

Gift of time, The 

Gooseherd and the Goblin, The 

Gretna Green 

House of the heart. The 

In witchcraft days 

Little Pilgrim's progress, A 

Masque of conservation, A 

Masque of Pomona, The 

May-day 

Memorial day pageant 

Merrymount 

Nimble-wit and Fingerkin 

On Christmas eve 

Pageant of Hours, The 

Passing of Hiawatha, The 

Pioneers. The 

Prince of Court painters, The 

Princess and the Pixies, The 

Princess Pocohontas 

Siegfried 

Silver lining. The 

Snow witch, The 

Sun goddess, The 

Three wishes, The* 

Troll magic 

Vanishing race, The 
Mackaye, H. S. 

Lucinda's whim 
Mackaye, Percy. 

Antick, The 



Cat-boat, The 

Chuck 

Gettysburg 

Sam Average 

Sanctuary 
MacKenzie, Edna I. 

Dearest thing in boots, The 

Unexpected guest, The 
McKiernan, William J. 

Wardrobe of the king, The 
McKinnell, Normal. 

Bishop's candlesticks 

Dick's sister 
McKinney, Isabel. 

Mud 
MoLane. Fannie Moulton. 

Behind the khaki of the scouts 
Maclaren, Ian, see Watson. John. 
McLaurin, Kate. 

Discussion with interruptions, A 
McMechan, F. Hoeff er. 

Last race, The 
MacMillan, Dongald. 

Off Nags Head 
MacMillan, Mary. 

Apocryphal episode, An 

At the church door 

Dress rehearsal of Hamlet, The 

Dryad, The 

Entr' acte 

Fan and two candlesticks, A 

Futurists, The 

Gate of wishes, The 

His second girl 

In heaven 

Modern masque, A 

Peter Donelly 

Ring. The 

Rose, The 

Shadowed star, The 

Standing moving 

Storm, The 

When two's not company 

Woman's a woman for a' that, A 
McMnllen, J. C. 

Boob, The 

Show actress, The 
Macnamara, Margaret. 

Light gray or dark 

Love-fibs 

Witch, The 

Macomber, Ada S. 

Romantic Molly 

McPherson, Janney. 

This is so sudden 

MacQueen, Laurence I. 



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Sacrifice 
McVay, Sunnier. 

An amethyst remembrance 
Maddox, D. S. 

Mr. McArdle's guest 
Madison, James. 

Bubble's troubles 
Maeterlinck, Maurice. 

Blind. The 

Home 

Interior 

Intruder, The 

Land of unborn children, The 

Seven Princesses, The 
Maguire, W. H. 

Scratch race, A 

Makee, Walt, pseud. see Ma- 
guire, W. H. 
Malleson, Miles. 

Paddly pools 
Manley, William F. 

Crowsnest, The 
Mann, Herbert A. 

His chance 
Manners, J. Hartley. 

All clear 

Day of dupes. The 

God of my faith 

God's outcast 

Happiness 

Just as well 

Ministers of grace 

Queen's messenger, A 

Woman intervenes, The 
Mapes, Victor. 

Flower of Yeddo, A 
Marble, Thomas L. 

Giuseppina. 

Mademoiselle Prudence 
March, George A. 

Feast in the wilderness, A 

Laughter and song 
Marcone, Theodora. 

Rights of the soul, tr. 
Mariani, Federico. 

Sunbeam 
Mariett, Paul. 

With candle and crucifix 
Marion, Paul. 

As Molly told it 

Courting the widow 

Elopers. The 

Marivaux, Pierre C. de C. 

Legacy, The 
Markham, Catharine. 



How Christmas was saved* 
Marks, Jeaunette. 

Deacon's hat, The 

Happy thought, The 

Merry merry cuckoo, The 

Welsh honeymoon 
Marnier, Archie. 

Robert Fulton 
Marsh, Charles A. 

Challenge of the cross, The 
Marshall, Abigail. 

Accomplice, The 
Marshall, Robert 

Wire entanglement, A 
Marston, Westlnnd. 

Donna Diana 

Martel de Jauville, S. G. M. A. 
de R. de M. 

Little blue guinea-hen. The 
Martin, Hermann Ford. 

Whom the sea calls 
Martin, John Joseph. 

Charlie Barringer 

Wife of Usher's well, The 
Martin, Julia. 

Barbara the great 

Quest of Christmas, The 

Thanksgiving of Praisgod Plenty, 

The 
Martin, Percy O. 

Proof of the pudding, The 
Martin, T. 

King Rene's daughter, tr. 
Masefield, John. 

Good Friday 

Locked chest. The 

Mrs. Harrison 

Philip the King 

Sweeps of ninety-eight, The 

Fairy Good-will 
Massingham, Dorothy. 

Goat, The 
Masson, Tom. 

Husband's advice, A 

Sad mistake, A 
Masters, Edgar Lee. 

Conversation, The 
Masterson, Kate. 

Man to order, A 
Mather, Charles C. 

Dispatches from Washington 

Double-crossed 
Mathews, Frances A. 

At the Grand Central 
Finished coquette, A 



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New professor, The 

On the staircase 

Paying the piper 

Proposal, The 

Scapegrace, The 

Woman's forever, A 
Matlack, Judith. 

Two prisoners, The 
Matthews, Elva De Pne, see De 

Pue, Elva. 
Matthews, 'Walter R. 

Price of fame, The 
Maude, A. 

Traveller and peasant, tr. 
Maude, L. 

Traveller and peasant, tr. 
Maurey, Max. 

Rosalie 
Mawson, Harry P. 

Placing a play 
Maxwell, Elsie. 

Melinda and her sisters 
Maxwell, 'William B. 

Last man in, The 
May, Gordon V. 

Little black devil, The 
Mayer, Gaston. 

French as he is spoke 
Mayer, Otto S. 

End of the game, The 

Immortal Gulick, The 
Mayne, Rutherford, 

Red turf 

Troth, The 
Mazaud, Emile. 

Holiday, The 
Meblin, Rose C. 

Dowry and romance 
Meeker, Arthur, Jr. 

Hardy perennials 
Meeker, Isabelle. 

Sojourners 
Megrne, Roi Cooper. 

Double cross 

Interviewed 

Same old thing, The 
Meigs, Cornelia. 

Primrose lane 
Meilhac, Henri. 

Indian summer 

Panurge's sheep 

Meloney, 'William B. 

Knave's move, The 

Mencken, H. L. 



Artist, The 
Mendel, Paula. 

Journeys end in lovers' meeting 
Mendes, Catulle. 

Tabarin's wife 
Merington, Marguerite. 

Abe Lincoln and little A. D. 

Artist Mother and child 

Christmas party, A 

Dulce et Decorum club, The 

Father Time and his children 

First flag, The 

Gainsborough lady, A 

His mother's face 

Last sitting, The 

Millet group, A 

Princess Moss-Rose 

Priscilla, Myles and John 

Queen and Emperor 

Salon Carre fantasy, A 

Seven sleepers of Ephesos, The 

Tertulla's garden 

Testing of Sir Gawayne, The 
Merivale, H. C. 

Husband in clover, A 
Merivale, Philip. 

Knut at Rosekilde 

Wind over the water, The 
Merriam, Lillie Fuller. 

Aunt Abigail and the boys 
Merriman, Effie W. 

Bachelor's club, The 

Emerson club, The 
Merrill, Fenimore. 

Avenue, The 
Merryman, Mildred Plew. 

Seven Leagued boots, The 
Methley, Violet M. 

Buster 

Clever kid ! 

Freckles 

Unprofitable poultry keeping 
Metz-Konig, Marie. 

White lie, The 
Meyer, Anna Nathan. 

P's and Q's 
Meyer, Josephine A. 

To be perfectly frank 

Meyers, Robert C. V. 

Cousin Tom 
Dane's dress suit case 
Dressing gown, The 
Eether or eyther 
Forced friendship, A 
Two in a tiff 

Miall. Agnes M. 



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Love's young dream 

Understudy, The 
Michelson, Max. 

Haunted hat-shop, The 

Tired woman, The 
Michelson, Miriam. 

Bygones 

Curiosity of Kitty Cochraine, The 
Middleton, George. 

Among the lions 

Back of the ballot 

Black tie, The 

Cheat of pity, The 

Circles 

Criminals 

Embers 

Failures, The 

Gargoyle, The 

Good woman, A 

Groove, The 

House, The 

In his house 

Jim's beast 

Madonna 

Man masterful, The 

Masks 

Mothers 

On bail 

Possession 

Reason, The 

Their wife 

Tides 

Tradition 

Unborn, The 

Waiting 
Middleton, Richard. 

District visitor, The 
Mildren, Nan L. 

Brownie Night 
Millay, Edna St. Vincent. 

Aria da capo 

Two slatterns and a king 
Miller, Agnes. 

Finding of the first arbutus, The 

First Thanksgiving Day, The 

Miller, John S. Jr. 

Winds of the night, The 

Miller, Max. 

Imposition 

Mills, Horace. 

Admiral Peters 

Millward, Florence M. 

Alternative, The 
Colonel and the lady, The 
Henry wakes up 
History repeats itself 
Irene obliges 



This room is engaged 
Milne, A. A. 

Boy comes home, The 

Man in the bowler hat, The 

Red feathers, The 

Step mother, The 

Wurzel-Flummery 
Milne, J. R. 

Dardanelles puff-box, The 

Melodrama 
Mirbeau, Octave. 

Scruples 
Mitchell, Anne M. 

Mistletoe 

Peg's little sister 
Mitchell, Earlc. 

Bookmaker's shoes, The 
Mitchell, Ruth Comfort. 

Sweetmeat game, The 
Miyanmasn. 

Eboshi-ori 
Mobert, Helen L. 

Singing pool, The 
Mo dell, David A. 

On the highway, tr. 
Moeller, Philip. 

Helena's husband 

Little supper, The 

Pokey or the beautiful legend of 
the amorous Indian 

Roadhouse in Arden, The 

Sisters of Susannah 

Two blind beggars 
Moinaux, Georges Courteline. 

Blank cartridge 

Peace at home 

Pitiless policeman, The 
Moller, C. N. 

Row at the Ruggles', A 
Molnar, Ferenc. 

Actress, The 

Matter of husbands, A 
Monkhouse, Allan. 

Choice, The 

Night watches 

Shamed life 
Monro, Harold. 

One day awake 
Monroe, Harriet. 

After all 

At the goal 

It passes by 

Modern minuet, A 
Montague, Harold. 

First aid to the wounded 

Proposing by proxy 



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Montague, Leopold. 

Crystal gazer, The 
Montgomery, Elizabeth. 

Light of the star of peace, The 
Montgomery, James. 

Rather rough on Robert 
Moore, Bertha. 

Bunkered 

Happy ending 
Moore, E. Hamilton. 

Dance of death, A 

Dove uncaged. The 
Moore, Low 'Wall. 

Happy prince, The 
Moore, McElbert. 

Passe 1 
Moore, Thomas Stnrge. 

Medea 

Niobe 

Tyrfing 
Moorman, Frederick W. 

All souls' night's dream, An 

Potter Thompson 
Moran, Mabel M. 

Shakespeare Garden Club, The 
More, Federico. 

Interlude 
Morette, Edgar. 

Oh ! Helpless man ! 

Water that has passed. The 
Morgan, Bayard Q. 

Scholar bound for Paradise, The, 

tr. 
Morgan, Charles D. 

Search me ! 
Morgan, Edward. 

Son of the greater fatherland, A 
Morgan, Edward J. 

Return, The 
Morgan, Geoffrey F. 

First American flag, The 
Morgan, J. L. 

Obsequies, The 
Morgan, Jacque. 

At the club 
Morin, Catherine A. 

Mushroom meadow, The 
Morley, Christopher. 

Bedroom suite 

Rehearsal 

Thursday evening 
Morley, Malcolm. 

Beauty versus the beast 
Cosher, The 
Masterpiece, The 



Motor mishap, A 

Recollections 

Told by the gate 
Morris, B. M. 

Batch of proverbs, A 
Morris, Edwin Batman. 

Man next door, The 

Millions in it 
Morris, Neilson. 

River of light, The 
Morrison, Arthur. 

Dumb-cake, The 

That brute Simmons 
Morse, Katherine. 

Shop of perpetual youth, The 
Morselli, Ercole Luigi. 

Gastone the animal tamer 

Water upon fire 
Morstrom, Louis Cool. 

Doll shop 
Morton, John Maddison. 

Betsy Baker 
Moseley, Katharine F. 

Daggers and diamonds 
Mosher, John C. 

Beanstalk. The 

Fee Fo Fum 

Quay of magic things, The 

Sauce for the Emperor 
Moss, Harriet Calhouu. 

Drama class of Tankaha Nevada 
Motokiyo. 

Kakitsuhata 

Kanawa 

Nishikigi 
Motomasa. 

Sumida Gawa 
Motoyazu, Komparu Zembo. 

Early snow 

Hatsuyuki 

Ikuta 
Mould, F. Ethel. 

Trimming of the tree, The 
Mowery, William B. 

Election of the Roulette, The 
Moylan, Thomas King. 

"Movies" 

Oh lawsy me ! 

Uncle Pat 

Moyston, Guy. 

Last drop, The 

Mnggeridge, Marie. 

Rest cure, The 

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Mulliiis, Helene. Uncle Sam's Council 

Truth about liars, The Neumann, Sara. 

Mumford, Edward. Old order, The 

Square deal, A Nevitt, Mary R. 

That blessed baby Rostof pearls 

Typewriter lady, The Newboult, F. J. 

Munger, Carabel L. Devil's star, The 

Just like a woman Upstroke, The 

Murdock, Arthur W. Newman, Ethel L. 

In a park Wally and the widow 

Murphy, Elinor. Newnes, Caroline. 

I'll try Under the White Flag 

Murray, Josepha Marie. Newton, Alma. 

Dream lesson, A Artist and the materialist, The 

Muskerry, William. Dawn, The 

He. she and it Newton, Harry ~L. 

Imaginary aunt, An Burglar's welcome. The 

Make-believe Business is business 

Three blind mice College chums. The 

Musset, Alfred de. Darktown Social Betterment S'ci- 

Caprice, A ety. The 

Door must be open or shut, A Down in Paradise Alley 

Green coat, The Go-between, The 

One cannot think of everything Graft 

Myall, Charles A. Her second time on earth 

Ships on the sand Invitation to the ball, An 

. _ _, Jack and his queen, A 

Mygatt, Tracy D. K Qn thjj ba]1 

^ ird ' s , "!* Little Miss Enemy 

Grandmother Rocker Meet my wife 

Mytton, Hugh. Morning after the night before, 

First locust, The The 

Tanks Outwitted 

Timothy Ryan'n return 

Nakamnra, Kichizo. Troublesome time, A 

Razor, The Two girls and him 

Narodny, Ivan. Two jay detectives 

Fortune favors fools Newton, W. T. 

Nathan, George J. Uncle Eben's s'prise party 

Eternal mystery, The Uncle Peter's proposal 

Nathan, May R. Nichols, Content S. 

Foothills of fame Everychild 

Nathan, Robert G. Nicholson, Kenyon. 

Atoms Anonymous letter. An 

Casino gardens. The 

Neall, W. H. Gentle assassin. The 

Raising the wind Marriage of little Eva, The 

Neihardt, John G. White elephants 

Eight hundred rubles Nirdlinger, Charles F. 

Nelson, A. D. Aren't they wonders? 

Fairy and the witch, The Big Kate 

Nethercot, Arthur H. Look after Louise 

Funeral march of a Marionette, Real people, The 

The Washington's first defeat 

Grecian urn, The Nisbet, Wallace. 

Nettleton, Eva T. After the honeymoon 



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Noble, Kate W. 

Colonial tea, A 
Noel, Louis. 

House of rest, The 
Noguchi, Yone. 

By Miho's pine-clad shore, tr. 

Demon's shell, The, tr. 

Love's heavy burden 

Melon thief, The, tr. 

Mountain she-devil, The 

Perfect jewel maiden, tr. 

Shower, The 

Tears of the birds, The 

Willow tree, The 
Noosliich, Branislav. 

Prince of Semberia, The 
Norclenshielcl, Jeanette. 

Don't do that 
Norris-Lewis, Alice. 

Exemption 
Norton, Eleanor. 

Triumph of earth, The 
Norton, Harold F. 

Woman, The 
Norton, Ida G. 

Adopting an orphan 

Aunt Sally Saunders' health cru- 
sade 

How to reduce 
Norton, Louise. 

Little wax candle 
Notrebal, P. D. 

Undine 
Noyes, Alfred. 

Belgian Christmas eve, A 

Rada 
Noys, Georgi R. 

Protegee of the mistress, tr. 
Nnsbanm, Julia K. 

Golden gifts 

O'Brien, Edward J. 

At the flowing of the tide 

Sancta Susanna, tr. 
O'Brien, Senmas. 

Blind 

Duty 

Jurisprudence 

Magnanimity 

Matchmakers 

Retribution 
Ocniai, T. 

Kanawa 
O'Connor, J. M., Jr. 

These wild young people 



O'Dea, Mark. 

Miss Myrtle says "Yes" 

Not in the lessons 

Shivaree 

Song of Solomon, The 
Officer, Katberine. 

All souls' eve 
Ogden, Janet. 

Going to school in China 
Oglesbee, Delle Hongbton. 

Ten fingers of Francois, The 
O'Haiilon, Henry B. 

Tomorrow 
O'Hanlon, Ruth. 

In my day 
Oland, Editb. 

Stronger, The, tr. 
Oland, Warner. 

Stronger, The, tr. 
Olcott, Virginia. 

Dora 

Goody Grumble's cottage 

Little homemaker 

Little people of Autumn 

One"ida's dream 

Poor little boy 

Princess and a churn, A 

Puritan Christmas, A 

Ruler of the forest, The 

Wonder-hill, The 
Oliver, Margaret S. 

Children of Granada 

Hand of the prophet, The 

Murdering Selina 

Striker, The 

This youth-gentlemen ! 

Turtle dove, The 
Oliver, Roland. 

Little face 

O'Neil, George. 

Ladies at twelve 
O'Neill, Clement. 

Wanted, a housekeeper 
O'Neill, Eugene G. 

Before breakfast 

Bound east for Cardiff 

Dreamy kid, The 

Fog 

He 

In the zone 

Long voyage home, The 

Moon of the Caribees, The 

Recklessness 

Rope, The 

Thirst 

Web, The 



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Where the cross is made 
Oppenheim, James. 

Night 

Pioneers, The 

Prelude to "Creation" 

Shadow in the White House, The 
Orange, B. 

Acacia cottage 
Orrick, Johns. 

Hero in pink, The 
Osborn, Innis G. 

Easy mark, An 

Taking way, A 

TDp against it 
Osborne, Duffield. 

Xanthippe on woman suffrage 
Osborne, Harry W. 

After the play 

Little Co-ed 

Peter 
Osborne, Hubert. 

"The good men do" 
O'Siiea, Monica B. 

Rush Light, The 
Ostrovsky, Alexander. 

Protegee of the mistress, A 
Overman, E. L. 

Bright morning, tr. 
Overstreet, H. A. 

Hearts to mend 
Overton, Gwendolen. 

First love and second 
Owen, Harold. 

Little fowl play, A 
Owen, Marie B. 

At old Mobile 

Battle of Manbilla 

De Soto and the Indians 

How Bienville saved Mobile 

Painton, Editli F. A. TJ. 

Bairnies' Saturday night, The 

Camp-fire girl, The 

Class ship, The 

Coming home to Grandma's 

Country cousin, A 

Doll show, The 

Good-Bye All! 

Graduate's choice, The 

Just plain Dot 

Lost colors, The 

Mere man, A 

Murdering the language 

Organizing a society 

Popular Dick, The 

Provident society, The 



Rehearsing the program 

Studying for a test 

Wanted : a cook 

Writing a school play 
Palmer, Anne. 

Hat at the theatre 
Palmer, Anne B. 

Hanging out the wash 
Palmer, Anne M. 

At the depot 

Buying a suit for Jimmy 
Palmer, Belle E. 

Christmas mix-up ; or, Mrs. Santa 
Glaus, Militant 

Love flower, The 

Men not wanted 

Mrs. Santa Glaus, Militant 
Palmer, Mrs. George T. 

His old sweethearts 
Palmer, Helen M. 

Man and a maid, A 
Palmer, John. 

Over the hills 
Palmer, Josephine L. 

Lighting of the Christmas tree, 

The 
Palmer, Mrs. Marina R. 

Best sellers, The 
Pape, Lee. 

Bravest thing in the world, The 
Park, Julia E. 

Trial for the murder of the King's 

English 
Parker, Louis N. 

Man in the street, The 

Minuet, A 

Monkey's paw 
Parker, Mary M. 

Art clubs are trumps 

Bread, butter and romance 

Killing time 

Little Miss America and the 

happy children 
.Love behind the scenes 

Mrs. Busby's pink tea 

Mrs. Hoops-Hooper and the 
Hindu 

Princess Innocence, The 

Quiet evening at home, A 

Rehearsal, The 

Shadows 

Parker, Oliver P. 

Wren, The 

Parker, W. C. 

Art for breakfast 
Breaking the engagement 



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Our first performance ; or, Not ac- 
customed to the stage 

Second childhood 

Taking father's place 

Those red envelopes 

"William" 
Parkhurst, Winthrop. 

Beggar and the king, The 

Getting unmarried 

Importance of being eai-ly 

It never happens 

Morraca 
Parr, E. P. 

Escape 

Woman juror, The 

Parry, Katharine. 

Cease fire ! 
Parsons, James F. 

Fun in a photograph gallery 

Judge Offerheimer's first case 
Parsons, Laura M. 

Aunt Jerusha's quilting party 
Parsons, Margaret G. 

Christmas message, The 

Fire-spirits 

In a Valentine box 

Jack-I-the-Green 

'Neath the scepter of Susan 

Potentate of Weatherdom, The 

Pascal, Floy. 

Facing reality 
Paston, George. 

Feed the brute 

Parents' progress, The 

Stuffing 

Tilda's new hat 
Patrick, A., Jr. 

Jimmy 
Patterson, Frederick C. 

Jeanette 

On the Veldt 
Patterson, Marjorie. 

Pan in ambush 
Paull, H. M. 

Hal, the highwayman 

Last day of term, The 

Other room, The 
Paultou, Edward A. 

Dormitory girls, The 
Pauly, Fred L. 

The young gardener 

Payne, F. Ursula. 

Arbor Day 

Christmas 

Columbus Day 

Conversion of Mrs. Slacker, The 



Decoration Day 

Flag Day 

Graduation Day 

Humane citizens 

Lincoln's birthday 

New-Year's day 

Old tight-wad and the victory 
dwarf 

Parted sisters, The 

Rich citizens 

Soap-box orator, The 

Thanksgiving day 

Victory of the good citizen 

Vision of Columbus. The 

Washington's birthday 
Payson, Stella T. 

Society column, The 
Peabody, Josephine P. 

Fortune and men's eyes 

Wings, The 
Peacock, Leslie T. 

Penultimate test, The 

Victorious surrender of Lady 

Sybil, The 
Pearce, "Walter. 

1588 ( Fifteen hundred and eighty- 
eight) 
Pearse, Padraic H. 

losagan 

Master, The 

Singer, The 
Pearson, Lilian. 

How the Christmas song was 

found 
Peile, F. Kinsey. 

Tubby and Gawks 
Peixotto, E. M. 

Chips off the old block 

Ding-a-ling 

Evil that men do lives after them. 
The 

Last rehearsal, The 

Lost but found 

Political promises 

Rosie, the girl from Paris 

Teacher's pet, The 

Tramp barbers, The 

When the cat is away 
Pelee, Lillian S. 

Ties of blood 
Pemberton, H. L. 

Backward child, A 
Pemberton, May. 

Christmas in Rhyme-land 

Lost toys 

Mistletoe and holly 
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His exceptional mother-in-law Finski, David. 

Peiiclerecl, Mary L. Abigail 

Hymen a la mode Bathesda 

_ .. . Beautiful nun, The 

Penn Gulielma Cripples, The 

Plume of feathers, A Diplomacy 

Perez, Isaac Loeb. Dollar, A 

Champagne Forgotten souls 

Pertwee, Roland. God of the newly rich wool mer- 

Loveliest thing, The chant, The 

Odd streak, The In the harem 

Postal orders Inventor and the king's daughter, 

Peters, Hollo. . The 

Dream assassins, The Little heroes 

Philosophers, The Michael 

T, , ,, , . , Phonograph, The 

Pete " n ' F f e * erM *; , Poland-1919 

Flutter of the goldleaf, The Stranger, The 

Pfeiffer Edward H Pioneer, Gerald. 

At the setting of the sun, tr. M . fa h cfa 

Lamp, The 

.,, . .. Piper, Edwin F. 

Fhelps, Pauline. Land Qf fche Aiou The 

Box of powders, A, ed. 

Confederates, The, ed. Pirandello, Luigi. 

Home from college Sicilian limes 

Jack's brother's sister Pitt, Mrs. Frederick J. see Co- 

Saint Cecelia wan, Sada. 

Witches' hour and caudle light Platt, Agnes E. 

Philips, Austin. Model growl 

Fourth man, The When women rule 

Playing the game Pleasant, Lillian. 

Phillips, Stephan. Their godfather from Paris 

Nero's mother Pohl, Frederick J. 

Phillpotts, Eden. Laugh and grow wise 

Pair of knickerbockers, A Pollock, Alice L. 

Piaggio, Edward E. Resemblance, The 

At the play Wireless 

Picard, Louis B. Poole, Evan. 

Rebound, The Blood Royal 

Pichel, Irving. King's letters, The 

Tom, Tom, the piper's son ? st ? f h ^ or ' The 

Promise, The 

Pierce, Carl W. Poole> Madeline . 

Lady to call, A Christmas box, The 

Laziest man in the world, The Elf that gt ^ behind The 

Mothers on strike ; or, Local, num- Goblins The 

ber one Lady to call, A 

Pillot, Eugene. Puritan prank, A 

Gazing globe, The Quaker way, The 



Porter, B. C. 

Just two men Luok of ganta 

My lady dreams 

Two crooks and a lady Porter, Eleanor H. 
Young wonder, The Her old sweethearts 

Pinero, Arthur. Porter, Helen T. 

Play goers Lady with the dagger, The, tr. 

Seat in the park. A Living hours, tr. 

Widow of Wasdale Head, The Porter, Laura S. 



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"Light of other days, The" 
Forto-Riche, Georges de. 

Frangoise' luck 
Potter, Dorothy. 

"Bombast and platitudes" 
"Watchful waiting" 
Yellow yielding 

Found, Ezra. 

Anachronism at Chinoss, An 

Awoi no Uye 

Geiyo 

Hagoromo 

Kagekiyo 

Kakit Suhata 

Kayoi Komachi 

Kinuta 

Shojo 

Sotoba Komachi 

Suma Genji 

Tamura 

Tsunemasa 
Powell-Anderson, Constance. 

Heart of a clown, The 
Powell, H. P. 

Ain't women wonderful? 

Embalming Ebenezer 

Uncertain Silas 

You're it 
Powers, Jay C. 

Bonnie's Christmas eve 

Day in court, A 

Elsie in Dreamland 
Praigg, D. T. 

Marriage made easy 
Prentiss, Janet. 

Inasmuch 
Presbery, Eugene. 

Courtship of Miles Standish, The 
Preston, E. 

A. D. 2000 

Gloom ; or, Old grey barn, The 
Preston, Eff a E. 

Dolls on dress parade, The 

In a toy shop 

Party in Mother Goose land, A 
Strike in Santa Claus Land, A 

Thanksgiving dream, A 

Preston, Harold P. 

Elopement, The 

Preston, Mrs. W. H. 

Uncle Sam's flower garden 

Price, Graham. 

Absolution of Bruce, The 
Coming of fair Annie, The 
Marriages are made in heaven ; 
and elsewhere 



Fritchard, George A. 

Prohibition Mother Goose 
Prosser, William L. 

Free speech 
Pryce, Richard. 

Dumb-cake 

Love child 

Op-o'-Me-Thumb 

Privy council 

Visit, The 
Prydz, Alvilde. 

He is coming 
Purcell, Lewis. 

Pagan, The 
Putnam, Nina W. 

Orthodoxy 

Quaife, Elise W. 

Emancipated ones, The 

Knitting girls count one, The 
Quarella, David. 

Rounding the triangle 
Quintero, Joaquin. see Alvarez, 

Joaquin Quintero 
Quintero, Serafin. see Alvarez, 

Serafin Quintero 
Quinton, Pauline B. 

Locust flower, The 

Rabe, Margaret. 

Princess' choice, The 
Kackstraw, E. C. 

"Make-believe" 
Radcliffe, Claude. 

Holed out in one 
Raeder, Henry. 

Dream of liberty, A 
Raisbeck, Kenneth. 

Torches. 
Raisin, Abraham. 

Bohemians 
Ramsey, Alicia. 

Henkers Mahlzeit 
Ranck, Edwin C. 

Yellow boots, The 
Rand, Kenneth. 

Cliff of tears, The 
Randall, William R. 

Gray overcoat, The 
Randolph, Edith. 

Lammas eve 
Raphael, Alice. 

Dormer windows 

Interlude in the life of St. Fran- 
cis, An 



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Raphael, Rudolph. 

Professional visit, A 

Romance in porcelain, A 
Rask, M. A. 

How the shrew was tamed 
Rawley, Bert C. 

That black cat. 
Rawson, Graham S. 

Dangers of peace, The 

Pastor of Jena, The 

Stroke of Marbot, The; or, Em- 
peror at Melk, The 
Recht, Charles. 

Bridegroom, The, tr. 

Grandmother, The, tr. 

Whom the Gods destroy, tr. 
Rector, Jessie L. 

White elephant, The 
Reed, Ethelyn. 

Intruder, The 
Reed, John. 

Freedom 

Peace that passeth understanding, 

The 
Reely, Mary Katherine. 

Daily bread 

Early Ohios and Rhode Island 
Reds 

Flittermouse 

Lean years, The 

Window to the south, A 
Rees, Rosemary. 

Her dearest friend 
Regnart, James. 

Mr. Brent's wife 
Reim, Adolph E. 

Judge's secret, The 
Reizenstein, Elmer L. 

Diadene of snow, A 

Home of the free, The 
Relonde, Maurice. 

Farce of the worthy master, The 

In the dusk of the day 
Renard, Jules. 

Carrots 

Good-bye ! 
Rcthy, Joseph B. 

It might happen again 

Rialto and the drama, The 

Reyher, Ferdinand. 

"Play's the things, The" 

Rhoades, Nina. 

Girl who paid the bills 

Rice, Cale Y. 

Ardiun 



Giorgione 

Immortal lure, The 

OUme's gods 
Rice, Carolyn F. 

More time out 
Rice, Katharine M. 

Mrs. Tubbs's telegram 
Rice, Wallace. 

Children of France 

Children of the Civil War 

Children of the Great War 

Children of the Illini 

Pioneer boys and girls 

Underground railroad, The 
Rice, Walter F. 

Winning ways 
Richard, James C. 

Her busy day ; or, Experience in 

housekeeping, An 
Richards, Laura E. 

About angels 

Cake, The 

Child's play 

Cooky, The 

For you and me 

"Go and Come" 

Great feast, The 

Naughty comet, The 

"Oh Dear!" 

Sailor man, The 

Shadow, The 

Tangled skein. The 

Useful coal, The 

Wheat-field, The 
Richardson, Frank. 

Bonnie Dundee 
Richardson, Grace. 

Battle of the days, The 

Goblin guests 
Richardson, Otis. 

Tweedledum 
Richmond, Cecil J. 

Jimmy's ghosts 
Richmond, Grace S. 

Honor and The girl 

Perfect church, The 

When the boys came home 

Richmond, Mrs. Herbert. 

Humpty dumpty 
Little Miss Muffet 

Rickaby, Barbara. 

Waiting at the church 

Rickaby, Franz. 

Fever ward, The 
His wife's place 
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Who kissed Barbara? 
Rickaby, Lillian. 

Who kissed. Barbara? 
Ricketts, Alex. 

Assisted order, An 
Riese, Edna. 

"Our career" 
Riley, Mrs. Alice C. 

Poefs well, The 

Ten minutes by the clock 

Riley, Alice C. D. 

Mandarin coat, The 

Their anniversary 
Ring, Barbara T. 

$1,000,000 club paper, The 
Rivoire, Andre. 

Little sheperdess. The 
Robbins, Jack. 

Night, tr. 
Roberts, Charles V. H. 

Octavia 
Roberts, George N. 

Weasel, The 
Roberts, Morley. 

Hour of greatness, The 

Lamp of God, The 

Lay figure, The 

White horse, The 
Roberts, Octavia. 

Happy day, The 
Robertson, Marion. 

"Afterwards" 
Robins, Gertrude. 

Makeshifts 

Pot-luck 
Robinson, Lennox. 

Clancy name, The 
Robinson, Raymond M. 

Amateurs. The 

Fooling father 

Jerry's job 

Thief in the house, A 
Robinson, Reed. 

His charity patient 
Rock, Charles. 

Ghost of Jerry Bundler 

Gray parrot 

Roeder, Ralph L. 

Holiday, The, tr. 
Nocturne 
Poole, The 

Rogers, Fairfax S. 

Preferences 

Rogers, Maude M. 



When the wheels run down 
Rogers, Robert E. 

Behind a Watteau picture 

Boy will, The 

Cain 

Jester, The 

King, The 

Meeting, The 

Vagabond, The 

Watchers, The 
Rogers, Thomas Badger. 

Eyes to the blind 

Forfeit, The 

Hall of laughter, The 

Heirloom, The 

Saint-King. The 
Roof, Katharine M. 

Edge of the wood, The 

Secret, The 

Three dear friends 

Wanderer, The 

World beyond the mountain, The 
Rosener, George M. 

Cure for husbands. A 

Great Winglebury duel, The 

Relations 

Sheriff of Tuckahoe, The 

Simp, The 

Sir Bob 

Successful failure, A 

Under London 

What married men do 

Where the trail ends 
Rosenthal, Rosa. 

Realist, The 
Ross, Clarendon. 

Avenger, The 

Derelict, The 

Murderer, The 

Prisoner, The 
Ross, Jean. 

Magic chest, The 

Queen Loving Heart 
Rossetti, Christina G. 

Months, The 
Rostand, Edmond. 

Romancers, The 
Rostetter, Alice. 

Widow's veil, The 

Rowell, Adelaide C. 

Silly ass, The 

Royle, Edwin M. 

Squaw-man, The 

Ruck, Berta. 

G for George 

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Matchmaker, The 
Ruschke, Egmont W. 

Death speaks 
Echo, The 
Intangible, The 
Russell, Mary C. 

Penelope's affinity 
Russell, Mary M. 

Outcome of a secret, The 
Ryan, Estelle L. 

Beginning of Negro slavery 
Cherry pie 

Christmas tree in New England 
Departure, The 
Easter rabbit 
Encounter in the forest 
First crop of apples 
First winter 
Gentlemen of Virginia 
Indian gifts 
Little pilgrims 
Massasoit's illness 
Narrow escape 
Pilgrims in Holland 
Pocahontas in London 
Quakers in New England 
Robert Morris 

Saturday night in New England 
Skirmish in Rensselaerswijck 
Stormy times 
Strategy of Director Kieft 
Virginia children of long ago 
Wampum belts 

William Penn's treaty with the 
Indians 



Sabao, lao. 

Gods, The 
Sabin, Edwin I*. 

Dinner tale, The 
Sackville, Margaret. 

Coming of Hippolytus, The 
Orpheus among the shades 
Poet at the court of Pan, A 
Voyage en Cythere, Le 
Wooing of Dionysus, The 
St. Clair, Winifred. 

Snubbing of Fanny, The 
St. Claire, Adelaide. 
Iron Ann 

St. John, Christopher. 

Coronation, The 

How the vote was won 

Salten, Felix. 

Count Festenberg. 

Sander, Harold. 



In other people's shoes 

Larry 

Lovebird's matrimonial agency 

Married lovers, The 

Matrimonial tiff 

That little rogue next door 

Won by a kodak 
Sanders, Helen F. 

Petalesharoo 

Star brave, The 
Sandiford, Betti P. 

Crows 
Sanf ord, Amelia. 

Corner in strait-jackets 
Sangster, Margaret E. 

Nine pin club 

Thanksgiving dream 
Santayaua, George. 

Flight of Helen, The 

Hermit of Carmel, A 

Knight's return, The 
Sargent, Fred L. 

Object lesson, An 

Omar and the Rabbi 
Sargent, Herbert C. 

Amateur rehearsal of Hamlet, An 

American bar, The 

Burlesque pantomime, A 

Buying a house 

Changeling, The 

Emigration 

"Hang it!" 

In the library 

Life insurance 

Pavement artist, The 

Prize picture, The 

Registry office, The 

That brute Simmons 

Tourist agency, The 
Sarkadi, Leo. 

Line of life, The 

Passing show, The 

Vision of Paganini, A 
Saunders, John M. 

Love in a French kitchen 
Saunders, Lillian. 

Saltim bank, tr. 

Night brings a counselor 

Sob sister 

Saunders, Louise. 

Figureheads 
King and Commoner 
Knave of hearts, The 
Our kind 
See-saw 

Woodland Princess, The 
Saunders, Winnie. 



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Mother Goose's Christmas party 
Sawyer, Ruth, see Durand, Ruth 

S. 
Saxby, Charles. 

Reforming Bertie 
Saxon, Edward. 

Spirit of Kiwanis, The 
Sayeiuoii, Eiiami No. 

Ukai 
Schemberger, Lucille. 

Spirit of liberty 
Scheneck. Frederick. 

Death and the dicers 
Sobering, Emil. 

Debit and credit, tr. 

Outcast, tr. 

Simoon, tr. 
Schilling, Marie B. 

Who trimmed the Christmas tree? 
Schindler, Anthony J. 

Home run, A 

Little mother, The 

Royal reception, A 

Schlumberger, Jean. 

Ce"saire 

Schnittkind, Henry T. 

Shambles 
Shunamite, The, tr. 

Schnitzler, Arthur. 

Anatol's wedding morning 

Ask no questions and you'll hear 

no stories 
Big scene, The 
Christmas present, A 
Christmas shopping 
Countess Mizzie 
Dissolution 

Duke and the actress, The 
Dying pangs 
Episode, An 
Farewell supper 
Festival of Bacchus, The 
Gallant Cassian 
Green cockatoo, The 
His helpmate 
Hour of recognition, The 
Keepsakes 

Lady with the dagger, The 
Last masks 
Literature 
Living hours 
Mate, The 
Milestones 
Paracelsus 
Questioning fate 
Vital moments 
Wedding morning, The 



Schreiner, Frances H. 

Betty's butler 

Cin'n' buns 
Schreiner, Lillian S. 

Jack's visitors ; or, School boy's 
dream, The 

Miss Poinsettia 
Schriever, Amelia. 

Sons of Adam, tr. 
Schroll, Eleanor A. 

Christmas in Mother-Gooseville 

Highway robbers, The 
Schuchert, Herman. 

Critics' catastrophe, The 
Scott, Fitzgerald F. 

Debutante", The 

Mr. Icky, the quintessence of 
quaintness 

Porcelain and pink 
Scott, Margretta. 

Bag o' dreams, The 

Heart of Pierrot, The 
Seaman, Abel. 

Looking for trouble 
Seami. 

Atsumori 

Aya No Tsuzumi 

Hachi No Ki 

Hagoromo 

Haku Rakuten 

Ikeniye 

Kagekiyo 

Tsunemasa 
Searle, Katharine. 

"Hatred" 

Her story 

March of truth, The 
Searle, Margaret. 

Bad debts 
Seat, Elizabeth F. 

Stockings' revolt, The 
Seiffert, Marjory A. 

Old woman, The 
Seitz, George B. 

Hildetna 
Seldes, Gilbert V. 

Marionettes 

Outcasts 
Selman, Harold. 

Mysterious will. The 

Doll's playhouse, The 
Seltzer, Thomas. 

Love of one's neighbor, tr. 
Selwyn, Edgar. 

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Setoii-Thompsoii, Ernest. 

Wild animal play, The 
Sexton, Ethelyu. 

Busy day in Bangville, A 
Miss Burnette puts one over 
Shakespeare up-to-date 

Seymour, Mrs. Arthur T. 

Camp fire Cinderella, A 

Flossie's alphabet lesson 

Mystic seven ; or, Law of the fire, 
The 

Protest of the trees, The 

Unselfish violet, The 
Seymour, Edward M. 

Two jolly girl bachelors 
Shapiro, Mathil.de. 

Made in heaven 
Sharp, L. A. 

King Christmas 
Sharp, William. 

Birth of the soul, The 

Black Madonna, The 

Coming of the Prince, The 

Fallen God, The 

Finis 

Northern night, A 

Passing of Lilith, The 

Passion of Pere Hilarion, The 

Whisperer, The 
Shaw, Frances. 

Person in the chair, The 
Shaw, George B. 

Annajanska, the Bolshevik Em- 
press 

Augustus does his bit 

Dark lady of the sonnets, The 

How he lied to her husband 

Inca of Perusalem, The 

O'Flaherty, V. C. 

Overruled 

Press cuttings 

Shewing-up of Blanco, The 
Shaw, Mary. 

Parrot cage, The 

Woman of it, The ; or, Our 

friends, the anti-suffragists 
Sheehan, P. P. 

Efficiency 
Sheldon, Edward B. 

Her final answer 
Shepard, Frank H. 

Hunting for Hapgood 

Who are you? 
Shephard, G. S. 

Before the rummage Bale 
Shepherd, Edmund E. 



Closed door, The 
Shepherd, Esther. 

Jet 
Sheridan, Emma. 

Wind and lady moon, The 
Sherry, Laura. 

Mask, The 

On the pier 
Shigeyoshi, Ohata. 

Melon thief, The 
Shipley, Joseph T. 

Echo 
Shirley, Arthur. 

Gringoire, ed. 
Shoemaker, Dora A. 

Patron of art, A 
Short, Marion. 

Box of powder, A 

Confederates 

Jack's brother's sister 

Home from college 

Lights of happyland, The 

Pauline Pavlovna 

Room 83 

Saint Cecelia 

Witches' hour and candle light 
Shute, Sally. 

Miss Todd's vampire 

Theodore, Jr. 
Sierra, Gregorio Martinez. 

Love magic 

Lover, The 

Poor John 
Simms, Evelyn. 

Divided attentions 

Hidden Harmonies 

Packet for Popsy 

Playing gooseberry 
Simonson, "Lee. 

Death and the young man 

Wise men, The 

Simpson, Harold. 

Adam's apple 

Sinclair, Upton. 

Second-story man, The 

Singleton, Ina D. 

Untrue to type 

Sites, Will C. 

Lady servant, A ; or, Mistress for 
an hour 

Skinner, Ada M. 

Mother Autumn and North Wind 
Nick Bluster's trick 
Professor Frog's lecture 
Royal toy-mender, A 



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Skinner, Eleanor L. 

Mother Autumn and North Wind 

Nick Bluster's trick 

Professor Frog's lecture 

Royal toy-mender, A 
Slater, Joseph H. 

She couldn't marry three 
Small, F. A. 

Love's diplomacy 
Smedley, Katharine E. 

Hanging out the wash 
Smith, Bessie B. 

Considerable courtship, A 

Parted by Patience 
Smith, Beulah. 

Christmas shopping 
Smith, Dnckie. 

Pink scarf, The 
Smith, E. E. 

Cottage on the moor, The 
Smith, Edward H. 

Release 
Smith, Evelyn. 

Cock and the fox, The 

Death of Balder, The 

Parlement of foules, The 

Perfect holiday, The 

Swineherd, The 
Smith, Henry C. 

Bunk 

Junk ; or, One of those Sunday 
mornings 

Punk ; or, Amateur rehearsal, 

The 
Smith, Howard Forman. 

Blackberryin' 

Rusty door, The 
Smith, J. Kinchin. 

Mummers' play, The 
Smith, Jay G. 

Forbidden fruit 
Smith, Jennie S. 

Home guard, The 
Smith, Jessica B. 

Lamp of heaven, The 
Smith, Laura R. 

Hallowe'en carnival and wax- 
work show, A 

Hallowe'en Puppet play 

Historical Hallowe'en, An 

Jack Frost's surprise 

Witch's dream, The 

Smith, Nora A. 

Crowning of peace, The 

Smith, Rita C. 



Rescue, The 
Smith, S. Decatnr, Jr. 

Grandpa 

Jack and Jill 

Man's honor, A 

Mother Goose Christmas. A 

Restville auction sale. The 
Smythies, W. Gordon. 

Love suit, A 
Snook, Lee O. 

Mr. Richey changes his mind 
Sobel, Bernard. 

Immortal 

Jennie knows 

Mrs. Bompton's dinner party 

Phoebe Louise 

There's always a reason 
Sobel, Mae Stein. 

Call of God, The 

First temptation, The 

Golden calf, The 

Mother love finds a way 

Promised land, The 
Solon, Israel. 

Biteless dog, The 
Sombart, Petronelle. 

L'eroica, tr. 
Someple, pseud. 

A. B. C. capers 

Bye, Baby Bunting 

Cock Robin 

Curly locks 

House that Jack built The 

I have a little nut tree 

Nanny Etticoat 

Old Mother Goose 

Old woman and her pig, The 

Over the hills and far away 

Three-score miles and ten 

Twinkle-twinkle 
Sommers, Hobart. 

All the world loves a lover 
Sonle, George. 

Last women, The 

Logical extreme, The 
Souther, Bouve. 

Socialism and beauty 
Sowerby, Githa. 

Before breakfast 
Speare, Florence L. 

Bride and the burglar, The 

Jones versus Jones 
Speenhoff, J. H. 

Louise 
Spencer, Frances P. 

Dregs 



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Spenser, Willard. 

Carrying out a theory 

JTpeyer, Lady. 

Love me. love my dog 
Springer, Bessie W. 

Gassed 

Girl to order, A 
Springer, Thomas G. 

Luckiest man, The 
Stafford, John K. 

College days 
Stagg, Katherine. 

Star Spangled TSanner, The 
Stange, Stanislaus. 

Man about town, A 
Stanton, Frank J. 

Adam Goodwon 
Stapp, Emilie B. 

Holly wreath. The 

Little gray lady. The 

Lost firewood, The 

Molly's New Year's party 

Mr. February Thaw 

Tadpole school, The 
Stay ton, Frank. 

Double cross, The 
Stayton, Marianne. 

Mollie and the milliner 

Question of division, A 
Stearns, Henry C. 

Mrs. Stubbins' book agent 
Stechhan, H. O. 

Branded Mavericks 

Real "Q", The 
Stedman, Adelaide. 

Substitute bride, The 
Steele, Asa. 

Cure for hypnotism, A 

Greater than war 
Steele, Wilbur Daniel. 

Ropes 
Steell, Willis. 

Bride from home, A 

Brother Dave 

Faro Nell 

Fifth commandment, The 

Morning after the play, The 
Stein, J. J. 

It's great to be crazy 
Stephenson, B. C. 

Faithful James 
Stephenson, Mary L,. 

Dead are singing 
Sterling, George. 

Dryad, The 



Rabbit-hutch, The 
Sterling, Sara H. 

Hamlet's brides 
Stevens, Caroline D. 

Elopements while you wait 
Stevens, Henry B. 

All alone in the country 
Bolo and Babette 
Madhouse. The 
Meddler. The 

Stevens, Thomas W. 

Gold circle, The 
Halbein in Blackfriars 
Nursery maid of heaven, The 
Ryland 
Three wishes 
Stevens, Wallace. 

Carlos among the candles 
Three travelers watch a sunrise 

Stevenson, Augusta. 

Beautiful song. The 

Bernard Palissy. Enameller to his 

Majesty 

Blind men and the elephant, The 
Cat and the mouse. The 
Cat that waited, The 
Christmas pitcher, The 
Clever cock, The 
Clever kid, The 
Crow and the fox, The 
Each in his own place 
Endless tale, The 
Fairy and the cat, The 
Fishing on dry land 
Golden bucket, The 
Hare and the hedgehog, The 
Hare and the tortoise, The 
Honest critic, An 
Honest woodman. The 
House of brick, The 
How a prince was saved 
In bad company 
King Alfred and the cakes 
King's good friend, The 
Lafayette's toast 
Little fish, The 

Mill that ground hot porridge, The 
Miller, his son, and their donkey, 

The 

Moon's silver cloak, The 
Old man and his grandson. The 
Pen and the inkstand. The 
Pot of gold, The 
Piece of cheese, A 
Proud finger-ring. The 
Puppet Princess, The : or. Heart 

that squeaked. The 
Selfish woman, The 



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Shepherd-boy who called wolf, 
The 

Sick deer, The 

Tracks to the den 

Travellers and the hatchet, The 

Two countrymen, The 

Two holes, The 

Vain jackdaw, The 

Wise crow, The 

Wish-bird, The 

Wolf and the horse, The 

Wolf and the lamb, The 
Stevenson, Edward I. 

Revolt of the Holidays, The 
Stewart, Anna B. 

Belles of Canterbury, The 
Stewart, Charles, pseud. see 

Walsh, Charles Stewart 
Stewart, William C. 

My milliner's bill 
Stickney, Joseph T. 

Prometheus Pyrphoros 
Stigler, W. A. 

Be sociable 

Little owl 
Stock-bridge, Dorothy. 

Jezebel 
Stockton, Dora H. 

Golden wedding, The 
Stokes, Charles W. 

Door, The 
Stoll, Lillian. 

Trying them out 
Storer, Edward. 

Helen 
Stork, Charles W. 

Idyll, tr. 
Stout, Rex T. 

Victory of love, The 
Stramm, August. 

Sancta Susanna 
Stratton, Charles. 

Coda, The 

Ruby Red 

Strauss, Rita. 

"In bells and motley" ; or, May 
Queen, The 

Wooden shoe, The ; or, St. Valen- 
tine's day 

Streatfield, Mrs. Eric, see Barne, 
Kitty 

Strindberg, August. 

Creditor, The 
Debit and credit 
Link, The 



Miss Julia 

Motherly love 

Outcast, The 

Pariah 

Simoon 

Stronger, The 

Stronger woman, The 

Swanwhite 
Strong, Austin. 

Drums of Oude, The 
Strong, Grace C. 

Girl and the undergraduate, The 

Marrying Belinda 

Templeton tea pot, The 
Stuart, Charles M. 

Dent's office boy 
Stuart, Muriel. 

Andromeda unfettered 
Sturgis, Granville Forbes. 

Butcher's daughter, The 

College joke, A 

Fatal pill, The 

Just before dawn 

Little Colombine 

Madame 

Our Mary 

Red roses 

Two of a kind 

Widow Sabrina, The 

Winning a husband 
Sturgis, R. Clipston, Jr. 

Spectator No. 558 
Sturgis, Rebecca Forbes. 

One war babe 
Suckow, Ruth. 

What King Christmas brought 

Sudermann, Hermann. 

Far-away Princess, The 
Eternal masculine, The 
Fritzchen 
Last visit, The 
Margot 

Morituri : Teias 
Streaks of light 
Teja 

Susman, Harold. 

In the Ballingers' box 
Mrs. Potter Buys a Present 

Sutherland, Evelyn G. 

At the barricade 
Bit of instruction, A 
Comedie Royall, A 
End of the way, The 
Galatea of the Toy-shop 
In Aunt Chloe's cabin 
In far Bohemia 
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255 



Po' White trash 

Quilting party in the thirties, A 

Rohan the Silent 

Song at the castle, A 

Story of a famous wedding, The 
Sutphen, Van Tassel. 

Unequal triangle, An 
Sutro, Alfred. 

Boy and a girl, A 

Bracelet, The 

Carrots, tr. 

Correct thing, The 

Ella's apology 

Game of chess 

Gutter of time, The 

Maker of men 

Man in the stalls, The 

Man on the kerb, The 

Marriage has been arranged, A 

Marriage will not take place, The 

Mr. Steinman's corner 

Open door, The 

Salt of life, The 
Sutton, Vitla K. 

Mantle of the Virgin, The 

Pilgrims' holiday, The 
Strain, Corrine R. 

Christmas babes in the woods 

Maeterlinckian moving day, A 
Swan, Arthur. 

Julie, tr. 
Swanson, Roy W. 

Criminals 
Swears. Herbert. 

Cupboard love 

Dog days 

Granny's Juliet 

Hero and heroine 

Tit-bits 

Widows 

Young idea, The 
Symon, J. D. 

Conscript Fathers, The 

Symons, Arthur. 

Barbara Roscorla's child 

Cleopatra in Judaea 

Dance of the seven deadly sins, 

The 
Death of Agrippina, The 

Synge, John M. 

Riders to the sea 
Shadow of the glen, The 

Syrett, Netta. 

Christening of Rosalys, The 
Christmas in the forest 
Dream-lady, The 
Enchanted garden, The 



Fairy doll, The 
In Arcady 
Little Bridget 
Old toys, The 
Princess Fragoletta 
Queen Flora's court 
Robin Goodfellow 
Strange boy, The 
Two domestics 
White magic 
Wonderful rose, The 

Taft, Grace E. 

Chimalman 

Tecpnncnltzin 

Teo Teuctli 
Taft, Liiiwoocl. 

Christmas mystery 
Tag, Ralph W. 

Conquest of Helen, The 

Handy Solomon 

Transaction in stocks, A 
Tagore, Rabindranath. 

Chitra 

Sacrifice 
Taketomo, Torao. 

Mulan 
Tanner, Beryl. 

Well matched pair, A 
Tarkington, Booth. 

Beauty and the Jacobin J 

Ghost story, The 

Trysting place, The 
Taylor, Charles E. 

Weary Willie 
Taylor, J. M. 

Man from Brandon, The 

Telegram from dad, A 

Taylor, ~L. M. 

Cockcrow 

Tchekoff, Anton, see Chekhov, 
Anton 

Teasdale, Sara. 

On the tower 
Teleki, Joseph. 

Actress, The 

Telford, Mary E. 

Children's Christmas dream, The 
Terrell, Maverick. 

Branded Mavericks 

Honi Soit 

Other fellow, The 

Real "Q," The 

Temperament 

When Greek meets Greek 

You never can tell about a woman 



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Terry, J. E. Harold. 

Master Wayfarer 
Theis, Grover. 

Between fires 

Crack in the bell, The 

Like a book 

Numbers 

There's a difference 
Theuriet, Andre. 

Jean-Marie 
Thomas. Augustus. 

Man upstairs, The 
Thomas. Brandon. 

Colour-sergeant, The 
Thomas, Charles. 

Breaking the ice ; or, Piece of 

holly. A 
Thomas, Edith M. 

White messenger, The 

Thomas, Kate. 

Bit of nonsense, A 
Evening at Helen's, An 
Thomason, Caroline. 

Bluebeard 
Three bears, The 
Thompson, Alice C. 

Auction at Meadowville, An 

Aunt Matilda's birthday party 

Broken engagement, A 

Coming of Annabel, The 

Day of the Duchess, The 

Fudge and a burglar 

Good old days, The 

Hannah gives notice 

Her scarlet slippers 

Honest Peggy 

Irish invasion, An 

Katie's new hat 

Knot of white ribbon, A 

Luckiest girl, The 

Miss Deborah's pocket book 

Miss Susan's fortune 

Much too sudden 

Oysters 

Peck of trouble, A 

Red parasol, The 

Return of Letty, The 

Susan's finish 

Suffragette baby, A 

Truth about Jane. The 

Truth, the mischief 

Wrong baby, The 

Thompson, Blanche J. 

Dream maker, The 

Thompson, Harlan. 

Geometrically speakinsr 
Man hunt, The 



One by one 

Pants and the man 
Thompson, Lillian B. 

"Narrow squeak, A" 
Thorne-Thomsen, Mrs. Gndrun. 

Tramp and a night's lodging, A 
Thornton, Clare. 

Marriage of Dotty, The 
Thorp, Annie L. 

Lighting of the Christmas tree, 

The 
Thorpe, Josephine. 

Answer, The 

Torch, The 

Treasure chest, The 

When Liberty calls 
Thursby, Charles. 

Coronation 
Thnrston, Althea. 

Exchange, The 
Tibbals, Seymour S. 

Christmas beyond the trenches 

In Dixie land 

Letter from home, A 

Pandora's box 
Tilden, Freeman. 

Enter Dora exit Dad 
Tildesley, A. L. 

Cast rehearses, The 

Marrying money 
Tinsley, Lily. 

Cinders 
Tobey, James A. 

Jewels of Cornelia, The 
Tobin, Bertha I. 

Land of vacation, The 

Uninvited guest, The 
Tomes, Margaret O. 

Children and the Evangelists, The 
Tompkins, Frank G. 

In front of Potter's 

Sham 
Topelius, Zakarias. 

Bride's crown, The 

Field of enchantment. The 

Troll King's breakfast, The 

Torrence, Ridgely. 

Granny Maumee 
Rider of dreams, The 
Simon the Cyrenian 

Totheroh, Dan W. 

In the darkness 

Tune of a tune, A 

While the mushrooms bubble 

Widdy's "mite, The 



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Tourgenieff, Ivan. 

One may spin a thread too finely 
Towiie, Charles H. 

Aliens, The 
Townley, Morris M. 

Caught 
Townsend, Charles. 

Other one, The 

Too much married 
Trader, George H. 

Shakespeare's daughter 
Tree, H. B. 

Six and eight pence 
Trelawney, Dangerfield. 

Old stuff 
Trent, John J. 

O\vin' to Maggie 

Triumph of Pauline, The 
Trevor, Major P. 

Under the greenwood tree 

Looking-glass, The 
Tridon, Andre. 

Tenor, The, tr. 

Virgin and the white slaver, The 

Tritch, Martha. 

Isotta's truinmp 
True, Mary E. 

In moonbeams 

Tubbs, Arthur L. 

Double deception, A 
Not on the bills 
Too much Galatea 

Tucker, Louise E. 

At anchor 

Beginning of Xegro slavery, The 

Cherry pie 

Christmas tree in New England, 

A 

Departure, The 
Easter rabbit. The 
Encounter in the forest. An 
First crop of apples, The 
First winter, The 
Gentlemen of Virginia 
How the Indians planted powder 
Indian gifts 
Little Pilgrims 
Massa sort's illness 
Narrow escape, A 
Pilgrims in Holland, The 
Pocahontas in London 
Quakers in New England, The 
Robert Morris and the Revolution 
Saturday night in New England 
Skirmish at Rensselaerswijck, A 
Stormy timos 



Strategy of Director Kieft, The 

Virginia children of long ago 

Wampum belts 

William Penn's treaty with the 

Indians 
Tull, Jewell B. 

Slacker, The 
Tupper, Edith S. 

Thou shalt not steal 
Tupper, "Wilbur S. 

Bargain, The 

Figs and thistles 

In Toscana tavern 

Mr. Fraser's friends 

Onesimus 
Twelve, Mellis. 

Turtle-doves 

Ukainka, Lesya. 

Babylonian captivity, The 
Ulrich, Charles. 
Editor-in-chief 

Political editor, The 

Road-agent, The 
Underbill, John G. 

His widow's husband, tr. 

Love magic, tr. 

Lover, The, tr. 

No smoking, tr. 

Poor John. tr. 

Street singer, The, tr. 
Upper, Joseph. 

At the movies 
Urquhart, Elizabeth. 

Suited at last ; or, Sauce borde- 
laise 



Vail, Lawrence. 

Popopelka 
Valcros, W. 

Sabotagi 
Van Derveer, Lettie C. 

Christmas picture, The 

Lonely little evergreen. The 
Van Dresser, Jasmine S. 

Eight-thirty sharp 

Young D'Arcy 
Vane, Larry. 

Great medical dispensary, The 
Van Etten, Gerard. 

Vampire cat 

Van Vechten, Hostetter. 

Peace on earth 

Van Volkenburg, Carlton. 

Found in a closet 



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Varney, Alice S. 

Christmas 

Circus, The 

Daisy, The 

Don't count your chickens until 
they are hatched 

In union there is strength 

Welcoming the New Year 
Varney, Horace. 

Watching for Santa Glaus 
Vasquez, Jose Andres. 

With chains of gold 
Vercill, Cornelia C. 

On vengeance height 
Verconsin, Eugene. 

Fond delusion 
Verga, Giovanni. 

Wolf -hunt, The 
Vermilye, Kate J. 

Pompadour's protege, The 
Vickers, George M. 

Public worrier 
Viereck, George S. 

Butterfly, The 

From death's own eyes 

Game at love, A 

Mood of a moment, The 

Question of fidelity, A 
Viets, Edward. 

Masque of morning, The 

Masque of evening, The 

Noon 
Vilas, Faith Van V. 

Fiat Lux (Let there be light) 

Tears of dawn 
Vizin, Denis von. 

Choice of a tutor, The 
Vosburgh, Maude B. 

Health champions, The 

Miss Maria 
Vrclilicky, Jaroslav, pseud, see 

Frida, Eiuil 
Vreeland, F. J. 

Fleeing flyer, The 

Waddell, Leila. 

Hippodrome horror, The 
Wagstaff, Blanche S. 

Colonial Virginia 
Crepuscule 

First Thanksgiving, The 
Georgia debtors. The 
Greater voice, The 
Indian story, An 
Life in New York 
Pennsylvania incident, A 



Revolutionary days 

Three compromises of the Con- 
stitution 

Witchcraft story, A 
Walbrook, Henry M. 

Touch of truth, The 
Waldo, Dorothy. 

Idowanna 

Kid curlers 
Waldo, Fullerton L. 

Seashell, The 
Waley, Arthur. 

Early snow, ed. 
Walker, Dugald S. 

Dream boats 
Walker, Francis. 

Prince's pigeon. The 
Walker, Stuart. 

Birthday of the Infanta, The 

Medicine show, The 

Nellijumbo 

Nevertheless 

Sir David wears a crown 

Six who pass while the lentils boil 

Trimplet, The 

Very naked boy, The 
Walkes, W. R. 

Major explains, The 

Pair of lunatics, A 

Show of hands, A 

Villain and victim 
Wallace, A. C. 

Chrysanthemums 
Wallace, Emma G. 

Flag of courage, The 
Wallis, Ellen L. 

Cissy's engagement 
Walsh, Charles S. 

Chance at mid-night, A 
Walsh, Thomas. 

Goya in the Cupola 
Walter, Elizabeth. 

Death and the fool. tr. 
Wangenheins, Alice. 

Cave of precious things. The 
Warden, Florence. 

Dolly's week-end : or, Tale of the 

speaking-tube, The 
Warnock, A. McClnre. 

Ramlet o' Puce, A 
Warren, Ernest. 

"Nettle, The" 
Warren, Gladys E. 

Cherry-Blossom Princess. The 

Paradise of children, The 



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Warren, Marie J. 

Substance of ambition 

Mistletoe and Holly-berry 
"Warren, Prescott. 

Day that Lincoln died, The 
Watkins, Dwight E. 

Freddy goes to college 
Watson, Evelyn. 

Our minister's bride 
Watson, John. 

Duchess entertains, The 

Estamine, The ! 
Watson, Malcolm. 

Conversion of Nat Sturge 

Pretty bequest, A 
Watson, William. 

King without peer, The 
Watts, Mary S. 

Civilization 

Wearin' o' the green, The 
Waugh, Constance E. 

Aunt Penelope 

Under distinguished patronage 
Webb, Jessie M. 

Spirit of liberty, The 
Webber, James P. 

End of the rainbow, The 

Golden arrow 
Wedekind, Frank. 

Court singer, The 

Heart of a tenor, The 

Tenor, The 

Virgin and the white slaver, The 
Weil, Morton. 

Room 83 

Weil, P. "L. see Wilde, Percival. 
Weinberger, Mildred. 

Elaine 
Weir, F. Roney. 

Cuckoo's nest, The 
Welldon, S. A. 

Treason 
Wellman, Rita. 

Dawn 

For all time 

Funiculi Funicula 

Lady with the mirror, The 

Wells, Carolyn. 

April's lady 

Christmas gifts of all nations 

Day before Christmas, The 

Dolly dialogue 

Fairest spirit, The 

Greatest day in the year, The 

Greatest gift, The 



Is Santa Glaus a fraud? 

Meaning of Thanksgiving day 

Night-before, The 

Once upon a Christmastime 

Play lovers, The 

Queen Christmas 

Substitute for Santa Glaus, A 

Sweet girl graduate, The 
Welsh, Robert G. 

Jezebel 
Wendell, Barrett. 

Rosamond 
Wendt, Frederick W. 

Dies Irae 

Wentworth-James, Gertie de S. 

Cure that failed, The 
Wentworth, Marion C. 

War brides 
West, Duffy R. 

Society notes 
West, Louise Bronson. 

Whole truth, The 
West, Stanley C. 

Settled out of court 
Westermayr, A. J. 

Yoshiwara 
Westlake, A. L. 

Boasts and a Bruise 
Weston, Erne E. 

Substitute, The 
Wetzel, George J. 

Pride and charity 
Weysz, Hans. 

Duke and the actress, tr. 
Whaite, H. Hoyle. 

Fidelitas 
Wharton, Anthony. 

Nocturne 

13 Simon Street 
Wheeler, Edith.. 

Sentence, The 

Woman's way, A 
Wheelock, John Hall. 

Paris and Aenone 
White, Clematis. 

Convert, A 

White, Ernest G. 

Bad beginning, A 
White, Florence D. 

Magic theatre, tr. 

White, James P. 

Emancipated, The 
School of life. The 
Tower of silence, The 



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Wayside comedy, A 
White, Kate A. 

Traveling photographer, The 
White, Lucy. 

Bird child, The 
Whitehill, Elizaheth. 

Rummage sale at Hickory Hollow, 

The 
Whitelock, William W. 

All in the family 
Whitford, Mary V. 

Ingenuous grandmother 
Whiting, Eleanor C. 

Ashes 

Common ground 
Whiting, Evelyn G. 

Gone abroad 

No admittance 
'Whiting, Maisie B. 

Mrs. Carver's fancy bnll 

Two aunts and a photo 
Whitman, A. E. 

Getting rid of father 

Whitworth, Geoffrey. 

Father Noah 
Wick, J. Mae C. 

Radio Christmas. A ; or (> Christ- 
mas in Room 32(5 
Wickes, Frances G. 

Baucis and Philemon 

Captured year, The 

First May baskets. The 

Light, The 

Thankful heart, The 

St. Valentine's house 
Wied, Gustav. 

Autumn fires 
Wigginton, Wilma. 

Three rogues and a rascal 
Wilhur, Harriette. 

Haste makes waste 

Keeping Christinas 

Wilhur, Helen C. 

Kidnapping, The 
Wilcox, Constance. 

Four of a kind 

Mother Goose garden 

Pan pipes 

Princess in the fairy tr.le, The 

Told in a Chinese garden 
Wild, Caroline S. P. 

Kettle sings. The ; or. Domestic 

conscience. The 
Wilde, Oscar. 

Salome 



Wilde, Percival. 

According to Darwin 

Beautiful story, The 

Catesby 
-Confessional 

Culprit, The 

Dawn 

Dyspeptic ogre, The 

Embryo 

Finger of God, The 

His return 

House of cards, A 

In the net 

In the ravine 

Line of no resistance. The 

Mothers of men 

Noble lord, The 

Pawns 

Playing with fire 

Previous engagement. The 

Question of morality, A 

Reckoning, The 

Saved ! 

Sequel. The 

Traitor, The 

Unseen host, The 

Valkyrie ! 

Villain in the piece. The 

Wonderful woman, A 
Wilder, Marion. 

Another man's place 
Wiley, Sara K. 

Football game, The 

Patriots 
Wilkss, Wilhemen. 

Outsider, An 
Wilkie, John E. 

Interrupted operation. An 

Wilkins, Eva. 

Brogues of Kilavain Glen, The 

Wilkinson, Ella C. 

Freddy's great aunt 
Madame de Portment's school 

Wilkinson, Geoffrey. 

Cure for indifference, A 

Willard, Ellen M. 

All the year 'round 
Boy's Christmas, A 
Christmas bargain. A 
First Christmas. The 
King of the year, The 
Mrs. Randy's Christmas 
Santa Clans' garden 
Santa Clans in many Innds 
Spirit of Christmas, The 

Willard, George H. 

Mustard plasters, The 



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Wilcox, Helen L. 

Test, The 
Willett, Edith M. 

His lordship, the burglar 
Williams, E. Har court. 

Little Tuk's dream 

Snow-white and Hose-red 

Three bears. The 
Williams, Frayne. 

Hlue vase. The 

Man with the bundle. The 

Rose garden. The 
Williams, H. Isabelle. 

Pitiless policeman. The 
Williams, Mrs. Harry A. 

On the stairway of life in seven 

ages 
Williams, M. J. 

Helpless couple, A 
Williams, Thomas J. 

Ici on parle franoais 
Williamson, Anne E. 

Christmas stars 
Williamson, Harold. 

Peggy 
Wilmarth, Phil. R. 

Goo-goo 
Wills, Anthony E. 

Heirs-at-law 

Benjamin, Benny and Ben 
Wilson, Bertha M. 

Mr. Spriggs' little trip to Europe 

Haggles' corner 
Wilson, Carolyn. 

What can I do? 
Wilson, J. Raines. 

Trial of the heart, The 
Wilson, Leila W. 

Like father, like son 
Wilson, Leisa G. 

Lady loses her hoop, The 
Wilson, Lillian P. 

Being the fly 

Empty shrine, The 

Episode, An 

Fruit of toil, The 

Living 

Returning the calculus 

This is the law 

Voice on the stair, A 

Weight of wings, The 
Wilson, Louise L. 

All on account of an actor 

Fortunes of war, The 

Little game with fate, A 



Parliament of servants, A 
Prise-ilia's room 
Wilson, Olivia L. 

Cobbler's bargain 

Honeymoon, The 

Irish washerwoman 

Learning lessons 

Left 

School opera 

Wishing, Stuart. 

Sevres tea-cups. The 
Silver salt-cellars. The 
Wolff, Oscar M. 

Where but in America 

Wolff, Pierre. 

Unhoodwinkable 
Wolfrom, Anna. 

Danny 

Marriage certificate, The 

New race, The 

Old shoes 

Ripening wheat 

Will-o'-wisp, A 
Woodbridge, Elizabeth. 

Christmas conspiracy, The 
Woodhouse, Vernon. 

Affinities 

How they kept her 
Woodman, Rea. 

Bad case of microbes, A 

Buying a day 

Fashionable calls 

In the market place 

January styles 

"Those dreadful vity-mines !" 
Woodrow, Mrs. Wilson. 

Universal impulse, The 
Woodruff, Robert W. 

Death 
Woods, Marjory. 

Birthday ball, The 
Woolf, Edgar A. 

Bit of the world, A 
Woolf, Henry. 

Dream book, The 

Wormser, Florine R 

Portrait, The 

Wormwood, Edyth M. 

Haunted gate, The 
No girls admitted 

Worrell, Edna R. 

Christmas harvest, The 
Corner in hearts, A 
Dream come true. A 
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Messenger birds, The 

Shouting the battle cry of "Feed 
'em" 

Toys' rebellion, The 

Two merry wagers 
Wright, Earl. 

Yankee and the pagan, The 
Wright, Harriet S. 

Birthday of the Infanta, The 

On the old plantation 

Three Sundays in a week 
Wuppernian, Carlos S. 

Helios, tr. 
'Wynne, Anna. 

Broken bars. The 

On the path of the child 



Yasukiyo, Hiyoshi Sa-aini. 

Benkei on the bridge 
Yeats, -William B. 

At the hawk's well 

Calvary 

Cathleen in Hoolihan 

Countess Cathleen, The 

Deirdre 

Dreaming of the Bones, The 

Green helmet, The 

Hour glass, The 

King's threshold, The 

Land of heart's desire, The 

On Baile's strand 

Only jealousy of Emer, The 

Pot of broth, A 

Shadowy waters, The 
Yelioash. pseud, see Bloomgar- 

den, Solomon. 
Young, Laurence D. 

Iceman, The 
Young, O. E. 

All stars ; or, Manager's trials, A 

Axin' her father 



Back from the Philippines ; or, 
Major Kelly's cork leg 

Backtown spirits ; or, Two under 
the table 

Betsey's boarders 

Little red mare, The 

Pat the apothecary 

Pickled polliwog 

Popping by Proxy 

Sampson's courtin' 

Striped sweater, The 

When doctors disagree 

Wives wanted in Squashville 

Won by a wager 
Young, Rida J. 

John Clayton, Actor 

Last of the Cargills, The 
Young, Roland K. 

Missing guest, The 
Young, Stark. 

Addio 

At the shrine 

Dead poet, The 

Madretta 

Queen of Sheba, The 

Seven kings and the wind, The 

Star in the trees, The 

Twilight saint, The 
Young, William. 

Woman's wiles 
Yuill, A. W. 

Glenforsa 

Zamacois, Eduardo. 

Passing of the magi, The 
Zenchiku Ujinobu. 

Aoi No Uye 

Hoko Priests, The 

Kumasaka 

Taiiiko 
Zeigler, Francis I. 

Stronger, The, tr. 



SUBJECT INDEX 



ANCIENT HISTORY 

Babylonian captivity, The 

Cleopatra in Judea 

Hermit of Carmel, A 

King, The 

Morraca 

Page from the past, A 

Salome 

ARABIAN 

Bluebeard 

Hand of the Prophet, The 

How a prince was saved 

New day, The 

Two talismans, The 

ARBOR DAY 

Arbor Day. "Anychild helps the 

baby tree" 
April's lady 
Birds' story of the trees, The 

ARTS 

Aegean, The 

Disciples of art 

Parthenon, The 

Prince of court painters, The 

Seeing the pictures 



Chimalman 

Tecpancaltzin 

Teoteuctli 



Abigail 

Call of God, The 

Call of Samuel, The 

Chaste adventures of Joseph, The 

Comedy of the Exile, A 

Daughter of Jephthah, The 

Esther 

Father Noah 

First temptation, The 

Gift, The 

Golden calf, The 

Good Friday 

Good oamaritan, The 



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Jael 

Jephthah's daughter 

Judgment of Solomon, The 

Lazarus 

Message of Lazarus 

Moses in the bulrushes 

Mother love finds a way 

Nazareth 

Onesimus 

Prodigal son, The 

Promised land, The 

Sacrifice 

Shunamite, The 

Sin of Ahab, The 

Sisters of Susannah 

Snaring the lion 

Solomon's song 

Story of Jacob 

Wooing of Mary of Magdela, The 

BOARDING SCHOOL 

All the world loves a lover 

Bit of nonsense, A 

Case of Sophronia, The 

Fudge and a burglar 

Honor of the class, The 

In other people's shoes 

Mad! Mad! 

Madame de Portment's school 

Maid to order 

Miss Burnett puts one over 

'Neath the scepter of Susan 

Outsider, An 

Pan of fudge, A 

Romance by schedule 

Sing a song of seniors 

Uninvited member, An 

BUSINESS 
Boob The 
Dent's office boy 
Everyereditman 

Great doughnut corporation, The 
Maker of men 
Taking father's place 

CAMP FIRE 

Camp Fire Cinderella, A 
Camp-fire girl, The 



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.Mystic seven, The 
( Midda's dream 
Taming of Horrors, The 

CANADA 

Door, The 
Crows 

Pathfinder 

Unnecessary atom, The 
Where the trail ends 



Blue vase. The 

("at and the cherub, The 

Ohi-Fu 

Chinese love 

Cow-herd and the weaving maid, 

The 

Dragon's claws, The 
Empty city, The 
Invention of the rat trap, The 
Journey, The 
Lamp of heaven, The 
Mulan 

Singing soul, The 
Sweetmeat game. The 
"Toiigiiien, The" 
Turtle dove, The 
Veil of happiness, The 
AVedding of Mali Foy, The 

CHRISTMAS 

All his fault 

All the Year 'Hound 

Anita's secret 

Aunt Sabriny's Christmas 

Bachelor Club's baby, The 

Betty Jane's Christmas dream 

Boastful giant. The 

Boastful weathervane. The 

Bonnie's Christmas Eve 

Bo-Peep's Christmas party 

Boy who found Christmas, The 

Boy's Christinas, A 

Bride's Christmas tree, The 

Broken picture. The 

Brownie's vacation. The 

Bye, Baby Bunting 

Children of the Christmas spirit 

Children's Christmas dream, The 

Christmas 

Christmas at Holly Farm 

Christmas at Punkin Holler 

Christmas at Skeeter Corner 

Christmas at the Cross Roads 

Christmas babes in the woods, 

The 

Christmas bargain, A 
Christmas' benefit, A 



Christmas box, The 

Christmas boxes 
Christmas Brownie, The 
Christmas Carol, A 
Christmas chime, A 
Christmas conspiracy, The 
Christmas cookies, The 
Christmas dinner. The 
Christmas dream, A 
Christmas eve 

Christmas Eve at the Mulligans 
Christmas for all nations 
Christmas for Santa Glaus. A 
Christmas gifts of all nations 
Christmas guest. The 
Christmas harvest. The 
Christmas idea. The 
Christmas in Mother-Oooseville 
Christmas in Rhyme-land 
Christmas in the air 
Christmas in the forest 
Christmas influence 
Christmas joke. A 
Christmas journey. A 

Christmas message. The 

Christmas mix-up. A 

Christmas morality play. A 

Christmas mystery. A 

Christmas of the Little Pines, The 

Christmas party, A 

Christmas picture, The 

Christmas pitcher, The 

Christmas rainbow. A 

Christmas shopping 

Christmas speakin' at Skagg's 
Skule 

Christmas spirit, The 

Christmas stars 

Christmas stockings 

Christmas story. The 

Christmas strike. A 

Christmas surprise for Mother 
Goose, A 

Christmas sympathy 

Christmas tree, The 

Christmas tree joke. A 

Christmas visitors from other 
lands 

Christmas wishes 

Christmas with the Mulligan's 

Conspirators. The 

Corner in hearts, A 

Day before Christmas, The 

Discouraged worker. A 

Doing away with Christmas 

Dolls 

Double Christmas gift. A 

Dream on Christmas Eve 

Dream-toy shop. The 

Eager heart 



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Fairies' Christmas, The 

Fairy Good-will 

Father Time's Christmas trial 

Feast in the wilderness, A 

Fiat Lux. (Let there be light) 

First Christmas, The 

First Christmas Eve, The 

Four little fir trees 

Gift of time, The 

Gifted givers, The 

Grandfather's bright Christmas 
plan 

Great sale, The 

Greatest gift, The 

Hanging up the stockings 

Herbert's discovery 

Holly wreath, The 

Holy scenes of Christmas, The 

How Christmas was saved 

How the Christmas song was 
found 

In a toy shop 

In the East 

Inasmuch 

Is Santa Glaus a fraud 

.Tolliest Christmas ever, The 

Joy of giving, The 

Keeping Christmas 

King Christmas 

Kingdom of love, The 

"Light of other days, The" 

Lighting of the Christmas tree, 
The 

Little helpers 

Little Jack's Christmas 

Luck of Santa Glaus, The 

Man who didn't believe in Christ- 
mas, The 

Manger service 

Merry Christmas 

Merry Christmas Jake 

Messenger birds, The 

Minister's daughter, The 

Minty-Malviny's Santa Glaus 

Miss Poinsettia 

Mistletoe 

Mistletoe and holly 

Mistletoe and Holly-berry 

Molly's Christmas tree 

Mother Goose Christmas, A 

Mother Goose's Christmas party 

Mr. Richey changes his mind 

Mrs. Randy's Christmas 

Mrs. Santa Glaus, Militant 

Next day, The 

Night-before, The 

No Christmas in the house 

"No presents" 

Ola 

Old friends together 



On Christmas Eve 

Once upon a Christmastime 

Our Uncle from the West 

Pickett's Christmas party, The 

Pink scarf, The 

Plaie for Merrie May Tyme, A 

Puppet princess, The 

Queen Christmas 

Quest of Christmas, The 

Radio Christmas, A 

Reception for Santa Glaus, A 

Revolt of Santa Glaus, The 

Revolt of the Holidays, The 

Road to Christmas, The 

Santa Glaus brigade, The 

Santa Glaus gets his wish 

Santa Glaus in many lands 

Santa Glaus or papa 

Santa Glaus' garden 

Santa's allies 

Santa's rescue 

Search for Mother Goose, The 

Spirit of Christmas, The 

Star of Bethlehem, The 

Stockings' revolt, The 

Strike in Santa Glaus land, The 

Substitute for Santa Glaus, A 

Surprising Santa 

Ten fingers of Francois, The 

"Through Christmas bells" 

Top of the world, The 

Topsy turvy Christmas, A 

Toys' Rebellion, The 

Trials of Christmas shopping 

Trimming of the tree, The 

Trouble in the Toy room 

True Christmas spirit, The 

Uncle Grouch 

Uncle Sam to the rescue 

Uncle Sam's mistake 

Under distinguished patronage 

Unexpected company 

Unsuccessful hunt, An 

Violet under the snow. The 

Visit of the Tomiter, The 

Visit of Santa Glaus, A 

Wanted : a chimney 

Watchers, The 

Watching for Santa Glaus 

What Christmas did for Jerusha 

Grumble 

What King Christmas brought 
When Do-it school entertained 
Which shall be king? 
White Christmas, The 
Who trimmed the Christmas tree? 
Why Christmas was late 
Wise men, The 
Worm turns, The 
Young Mr. Santa Claus 



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COLLEGE 

Arrival of Reuben, The 
Aunt Abigail and the boys 
College joke, A 
Football game, The 
Fortunes of war, The 
Fraternity 

Girl and the undergraduate, The 
Girl to order, A 
Music hath charms 
Priscilla's room 
Returning the calculus 
Rooms to let 
Telegram from dad, A 
When mother came to college 
Widow Sabrina, The 

COLUMBINE 
Colombine 

Coming of Columbine, The 
I/ittle Columbine 
Vision of youth, A 

COLUMBUS DAY 

Columbus Day. "Columbus helps 

Anychild" 
Diego's dream 

COMMENCEMENT DAY 

Class ship, The 

Fairest spirit, The 

Good-Bye All! 

Graduate's choice, The 

Graduation Day 

Just plain Dot 

Land of vacation, The 

Last day of school, The 

Our choice 

Senior, The 

Sweet girl graduate, The 

Up-to-date America 

CONSERVATION 

Brave foresters 
Salvage 

DETECTIVE 

Gray overcoat, The 
Queen of diamonds, The 
Watch, a wallet and a jack of 
spades, A 

DRAMATIZATIONS 
Alcott, Louise M. 

Effie's Christmas dream 
Jack and Jill 
Perfect holiday, The 



Aldrich, Thomas Bailey. 

Pauline Pavlovna 
Austin, Alfred. 

Savonarola and Lorenzo 
Barr, Robert. 

Gentlemen, the King 
Beaumont and Fletcher. 

Ricardo and Viola 
Bennett, John. 

Barnaby Lee 

Master Skylark 

Brown. Alice. 

Mistletoe 
Browning, Robert 

Omar and the Rabbi 
Byr, Robert. 

Love conquers revenge 
Carroll, Lewis. 

Through the looking-glass 
Chaucer. 

Cock and the fox, The 

Death and the dicers 

Parlement of foules 
Colman, George. 

Military and medicine 
Coppee, Francois. 

Fennel 
Crawford, F. Marion. 

Extracting a secret 
Curry, Sara Jefferis. 

Devil's gold, The 
Deland, Margaret. 

Miss Maria 
Dickens, Charles. 

At "Jenny Wren's" 

Bardwell vs. Pickwick 

Betsey Trotwood at home 

Christmas carol 

Christmas eve 

Disastrous announcement, A 

Division between friends, A 

Friendly waiter, The 

Gentleman next door, The 

Great Protestant association, The 

Great Winglebury duel, The 

Hatching a conspiracy 

Holly Tree Inn 

Miggs" revenge 

Miss Squeers' tea-party 

Mr. George's shooting-gallery 

Mr. Guppy's proposal 

Mr. Micawber's prospects 

Mr. Pecksniff's pleasant family 
party 

Mr. Venus's shop 

Mrs. Snagsby's guests 



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Mrs. Tibbs boarding-house 
Sam Weller and his father 
Silas Wegg's stall 
Under London 
Unexpected meeting, An 

Ellis, William. 

Ketcham pardon, The 
Euripides. 

Iphigenia in Tauris 

Polyxena 
Ford, John. 

Duchess of Pavy, The 
Fouque, Friedrich de la Motte. 

Undine 
Gallon, Tom. 

Touch of the child, The 
Gatty, Mrs. Margaret. 

Life beyond. The 
Goldsmith. Oliver. 

Innocence rewarded 

Mrs. Hardcastle's journey 
Hale, Edward E. 

Homer and David 
Hawthorne, Nathaniel. 

Derelict, The 

Old year and the new, The 
Hay, John. 

Happy man, The 
Hemans, Mrs. Felicia D. B. 

Raimond released 
Hope, Anthony. 

Matter of duty, A 
Hugo, Victor. 

Bishop's candlesticks 
Kelland, C. B. 

His wife's place 
Knowles, Sheridan. 

Helen and Modus 
Lagerlof, Selma. 

Lighting of the Xmas tree, The 
Lever, Charles. 

Miss Judith Macan 
Longfellow, Henry W. 

Class ship 

Hiawatha 

King Robert of Sicily 
Lowell, James R. 

Yussouf 
Mann, Mary E. 

Visit, The 
Marlow, Christopher. 

Doctor Faustus 
Marston, Westland. 

Pride against pride 



Mendenhall, Susan. 

Slave raiders, The 
Merrick, Leonard. 

s. o. s. 

Moliere, Jean-Baptiste P. 

Affected young ladies, The 

Sicilian, The 

Sganarelle 
Morrison, Arthur. 

Tales of mean streets 
Oliphant, Mrs. Margaret. 

Mrs. Harwood's secret 
Omar Khayyam. 

Omar and the Rabbi 
Peele, George. 

Old wife's tale, The 
Foe, Edgar A. 

Three Sundays in a week 
Poole, Madeline. 

Lady to call, A 
Sachs, Hans. 

Wandering scholar, The 
Sheridan, R. B. 

Pizarro and Rolla 

Scheming lieutenant 
Stevenson, Robert L. 

Deacon Brodie 

Markheim 

Princess and the Countess, The 
Tennyson, Alfred Lord. 

Becket saves Rosamund 

Falcon, The 
Tolstoy, Leo. 

Where love is, there God is also 
Wallace, Lew. 

Ben-Hur and Iras 
Wilde, Oscar. 

Birthday of the Infanta 

Happy Prince, The 

DREAM PLAY 

Assumption of Hannele, The 

Chocolate cake and black sand 

Elsie in Dreamland 

Good old days. The 

Hired girl's dream, The 

"John Arbery's dream" 

Mr. Spriggs' little trip to Europe 

Shadows 

Undoing of Giant Hotstoff, The 

Water that has passed, The 

EASTER 

Easter miracle, An 
Easter morning 



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Seven sleepers of Ephesos, The 
Spring time fantasy, A 
Thy Kingdom Come 
Why didn't you tell? 

ENGLAND HISTORY AND SOCIAL LIFE 

At the Golden Goose 
Bonnie Dundee 
Captain of the gate, The 
Catherine Parr 
Comedie Royal, A 
Comforter, The 
Cottage on the moor, The 
Court comedy, A 
Cupboard love 

Fan and two candlesticks, A 
1588 (Fifteen hundred and eighty- 
eight) 

Flitch of Bacon, A 
For lack of evidence 
Fortune and men's eyes 
"Good men do, The" 
His favorite flower 
Holbeim in Blackfriars 
Honors easy 
Hundredth trick, The 
King Alfred and the cakes 
King Alfred and the meat-herd 
King without Peer, The 
Maid of honor, A 
Masks and men 
Master Wayfarer 
Maypole mor-ning 
Mistress Runaway 
Nance Oldfield 
Nelson touch, The 
Queen Catherine 
Queen : God Bless Her ! The 
Rohan the Silent 
Rosamond 
Rose, The 
Saint-King, The 
Spectator No. 558 
Sweeps of ninety-eight, The 
Traitor 

Wanderer, The 
When Anne was Queen 
Wings, The 

FAIRY 

Before the Pixies came to America 
Bone of contention, The 
Brogues of Kilavain Glen, The 
Dream lesson, A 
Dryad and the Deacon, The 
Dyspeptic ogre, The 
Enchanted gate, The 
Fairies' plea, The 
Fairy frolic, A 



Firefly night 

Golliwog in Fairyland 

Fairy ring, The 

Marjorie's garden 

Paddly pools 

Pan Pipes 

Rose of the wind 

Swanwhite 

Treasure chest, The 

Won 

Woodland Princess, The 

FAMOUS MEN AND WOMEN 

Absolution of Bruce, The (Rob- 
ert Bruce) 

As good as gold (St. Francis of 
Assisi ) 

Benjamin Franklin : Journeyman 

Big Kate (Catherine the Great 
of Russia) 

Bombastes in the Shades (His- 
torical characters) 

Boy Will, The (William Shake- 
speare) 

Brother Sun (St. Francis of 
Assisi ) 

Christmas Eve with Charles Dick- 
ens, A 

Court of fame, The (Play of 
great women) 

Dante in Santa Croce of. the 
Raven 

Dark lady of the sonnets, The 
(Shakespeare) 

David Garrick's masterpiece 

Dolly Madison's afternoon tea 

Exile, The (Dante) 

Friend in need, A (Goldsmith, 
Oliver) 

Fortune and men's eyes (Shake- 
speare) 

Gambetta's love story 

Giorgione 

Goya in the Cupola 

Hour of Prospero ( Shakespeare) 

Holbein in Blackfriars 

Interlude in the life of St. Fran- 
cis, An 

Jeanne d'Arc at Vaycouleurs 

Lady compassionate, The (Dante) 

Long live the empress ! (Empress 
Catherine of Russia) 

Mary! Mary! (Shakespeare) 

Miss Burney at Court 

Napoleon and the sentry 

Napoleon's barber 

Paracelsus 

Prince Patiomkin (Empress Cath- 
erine of Russia) 



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Privy council, A (Pepys) 
Shoes that danced, The (Wat- 

teau) 

Smile of Mona Lisa, The (Leo- 
nardo da Vinci) 
Tenor, A (Empress Catherine 

of Russia) 

Velasquez and the "Venus" 
When Heine was twenty-one 

FLAG DAY 

Birth of a nation's flag, The 

Flag Day 

First American flag, The 

First flag, The 

Flag makers, The 

Fourth of July 

FRANCE HISTORY AND SOCIAL LIFE 

At the barricade 

Beauty and the Jacobin 

Blood Royal 

Crispin, rival of his master 

Dangers of peace, The 

Farce of the worthy master Pierre 

Patelin, The 
Fatal rubber, The 
Hulks, The 
Incog 

King's letters, The 
Legacy, The 
Little king, The 
Little supper, The 
Lord's prayer, The 
Love in a French kitchen 
Marquise and woman 
Marriage of Guineth, The 
Minuet, A 

Pastor of Jena, The 
Pater Noster 
Pompadour's protege, The 
Post of honour, The 
Promise, The 
Stroke of Marbot, The 
Tarbarin's wife 
Three wishes, The 
Waterloo 
Young Napoleon, The 

GOOD ENGLISH 

Grammar play, A 
I'll try 

Mrs. Forester's crusade 
Murdering the language 
Popular Dick, The 
Trial for the murder of the King's 
English 



GREAT WAR BACKGROUND 

All clear 

All for the cause 

America pays her debt to France 

Barbara's wedding 

Barbarians, The 

Behind the lines 

Belgian Christmas eve, A 

By-product, A 

Children in the Great War 

Christmas beyond the trenches 

Conversion of Mrs. Slacker, The 

Defeat 

Democracy's king 

Duchess entertains, The 

Estaminet, The 

Exemption 

First aid 

Four who were blind 

Getting the range 

God of my faith 

God's outcast 

Hand of Siva, The 

"Hatred" 

Her service Flag 

Her story 

Hooverizing Internationalle 

In heaven 

In the ravine 

In "The spirit of '76" 

In the trenches "over there" 

Iron hand, The 

It behooves us 

Knitting club meets, The 

Knitting girls count one, The 

Liberty thrift girls, The 

Lottie sees it through 

Maid of France 

March of truth, The 

Mothers of men 

New word, The 

Night watches 

Old lady shows her medals, The 

One a day 

100 per cent American 

One war babe 

Parlor patriots, The 

Pawns 

Power of loyalty 

Rada 

Rise up, Jennie Smith 

Shamed life 

Slacker, The 

Slacker for the cause, A 

Son of the greater fatherland, A 

Sun, The 

Tag, Der 

They the crucified 

Three wishes 



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Triumph of remorse, The 

Unseen host, The 

Valkyrie ! 

Vision of Columbus, The 

War brides 

Well remembered voice 

Wheatless meal, The 

White messenger, The 

GREECE, ANCIENT HISTORY AND 
MYTHOLOGY 

After Euripides' "Electra" 

Apollo in Hades 

Ariadne in Naxos 

Aulis difficulty, The 

Cliff of tears, The 

Coming of Hippolytus, The 

Death of Alcestis, The 

Death of Alexander, The 

Death of Hippolytus, The 

Doom of Admetus, The 

House of Aegues, The 

Jason and Medea 

Ladies of Athens 

Lais 

Loadice and Danae 

Medea 

Minos, King of Crete 

Niobe 

Pandora's box 

Paris and Aenone 

Return of Alcestis, The 

Rumpus on Olympus, A 

Sibyl, The 

Soothsayer, The 

Too much Galatea 

When the fates decree 

Woods of Ida 

Wooing of Dionysus, The 

X = O : A night of the Trojan 

War 
Xantippe and Socrates 

HALLOWE'EN 
"Brownie Night" 
Fairy and the witch, The 
Fire-spirits 

Hallowe'en carnival and wax- 
work show, A 
Hallowe'en Puppet play 
Haunted gate, The 
Historical Hallowe'en, An 
Jack Frost's surprise 
Jimmy's ghosts 
Magic chest, The 
Testing of Sir Gawayne, The 
What do you know about ghosts? 
Who was scared? 
Witches' hour and candle light 



HARLEQUINADE 

Aria da Capo 

Course of true love, The 

Harlequin 

Heart of a clown, The 

Merry death, A 

Return of Harlequin, The 

Wonder hat, The 

HEALTH 

Health champions, The 
Jewels of Cornelia, The 
Judith and Ariel 
Mother Goose up-to-date 
"Those dreadful vity-mines !" 

HOLLAND HISTORY, LEGEND AND 

SOCIAL LIFE 

Katjen's garden 
My lady's lace 
On the dyke 
St. Nicholas 
Sojourners 

HUMANITARIAN 

Brothers 
Humane citizens 
We and our friends 

INDIA BACKGROUND AND PHILOSOPHY 

Behind the Purdah 

Chitra 

Drums of Oude, The 

Immortal lure, The 

Judgment of Indra, The 

Sacrifice 

Serpent's tooth, The 

Singing pool, The 

INDIANS OF AMERICA 

Capture of Ozah, The 

Glory of the morning 

Lark, The 

Little owl 

Mirage 

Passing of Hiawatha, The 

Petalesharoo 

Squaw of Bear Claw 

Star brave, The 

Wakuwapi 

Wooing of Lilinau, The 

Yagowanea 

Yot-che-ka 

INVENTION 

Samuel Morse's telegraph 
Trial trip of the Clermont 



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IRELAND HISTORY. BACKGROUND AND 

SOCIAL LIFE 

At the flowing of the tide 

Betrayal, The 

Blind 

Bogie men, The 

Cathleen ni Hoolihan 

Clancy name, The 

Coats 

Countess Cathleen, The 

Deirdre 

Dreaming of the Bones, The 

Foam maiden. The 

Full of the Moon, The 

Gaol gate, The 

"Good housewife and her labors, 

The" 

Green helmet, The 
Hyacinth Halvey 
In the shadow of the glen 
losagan 
Jurisprudence 
King, The 

Kings threshold, The 
Land of heart's desire, The 
McDonough's wife 
Magnanimous lover, The 
Master, The 

Miracle of the corn, The 
O' Flaherty V. C. 
"Oh Lawsy Me !" 
On Baile's strand 
Orangeman, The 
Pagan, The 
Tot of broth, A 
Ramlet o' Puce, A 
Red turf 

Riders to the sea 
Rising of the moon, The 
Rush light, The 
Shadow of the Glen, The 
Sidhe of Ben-Mor, The 
Singer, The 
Spreading the news 
Swift's pastoral 
Traveling man, The 
Troth. The 

Twisting of the Rope, The 
Widdy's mite, The 
Workhouse ward, The 
Wrens, The 

ITALY HISTORY, BACKGROUND AND 
SOCIAL LIFE 

Alchemist, The 

Dove uncaged, The 

Dream of a spring morning, The 

Dream of liberty, A 

Forest spring, The 



Hour of greatness, The 
Jewel merchants, The 
Portrait of Hiero, The 
Quarry slaves 
Smile of Mona Lisa 
Twilight saint, The 

JAPAN HISTORY, DRAMA AND SOCIAL 

LIFE 

Aoi No Uye 

Atsumori 

Awoi No Uye 

Aya No Tsuzumi 

Benkei on the bridge 

Bibi 

Bushido from "Terakoya" 

By Miho's pine-clad shore 

Case of spoons 

Chorio 

Chrysanthemums 

Daimyo, The 

Daughter of Japan, A 

Death-stone, The 

Demon's shell, The 

Early snow 

Eboshi-ori 

Flower of Yeddo, A 

Fox's grave 

Genjo 

Hachi No Ki 

Hagoromo 

Haku Rakuten 

Hands in the box, The 

Hatsuyuki 

Hoka priests, The 

Honor of Daiizo, The 

Honorable Miss, The 

Ikeniye 

Ikuta 

Kagekiyo 

Kakitsuhata 

Kanawa 

Kayoi Komachi 

Kinuta 

Kiri no Meijiyama 

Kumasaka 

Kyogen 

Life is a dream 

Love's heavy burden 

Madman on the roof, The 

Man and his wife, A 

Melon thief. The 

Mountain she-devil, The 

Nakamitsu 

Nari-Kin 

Nishikigi 

O Joy San 

O-Ume's gods 

Perfect Jewel maiden, The 



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Pine-tree, The 

Prince's pigeon, The 

Razor, The 

Sayonara 

She who was fished 

Shojo 

Shower, The 

Somebody nothing 

Sotoba Komachi 

Suma Genji 

Sumida Gawa 

Sun goddess, The 

Tamura 

Taniko 

Tears of the birds, The 

Tsunemasa 

Ukai 

Vampire cat, The 

Willow tree, The 

Winning of Fuji, The 

Yoslnwara 

JEWISH HOLIDAYS 

Ambition in White chapel 
Because he loved David so 
Casting of lots 
Chanukah sketch 
Delayed birthday 
Dream book 
Enemies of Israel 
Golden gifts 
King's choice, The 
Maccabean cure, A 
Night of light, The 
Power of Purim, The 
Purim players, The 
Spirit of Purim, The 
To save his country 



Eternal song, The 
Miss Tassey 
Price of coal 
Sabatage 

LABOR DAY 

Bee hive, The 
Play lovers, The 

LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY 
Abe Lincoln and Little A. D. 
Abraham Lincoln 
Abraham Lincoln and the little 

bird 

Day that Lincoln died, The 
Honest Abe 
Lincoln's birthday 



LITERARY CHARACTERS 



way, The ( Robin 



once was a 



reen wood (Robin 



End of the 

Hood) 
How Robin Hood 

wait 
In the good 

Hood) 
Little John joins the band of 

Robin Hood 

Potter Thompson (King Arthur) 
Robin Hood becomes an outlaw 
Ryland (Literary Characters 

Eng. 18th. cent.) 
Silver blade, The (King Arthur) 
Shakespeare Garden Club, The 
Shakespeare's daughter 
When knights were bold (King 

Arthur) 

MAY DAY 

Crowning of the Dryads, The 
First May baskets, The 
Greatest gift, The 
"In bells and motley" 
Jack-I-the-Green 
Making the best of things 
May-day 

Potentate of Weatherdom, The 
Primrose lane 
Queen Loving Heart 
When Polly was queen of the 
May 

MEDIEVAL 

Fool, The 

Gringoire 

Knight's return, The 

Swanwhite 

Tears of dawn 



MEMORIAL DAY 

Decoration Day 
How sleep the brave 
Memorial day 
Memorial day pageant 
Spirit of Memorial Day, The 

MIRACLE 

Abraham and Isaac 
Adam's dream 
Blessed birthday, The 
Christmas guest, The 
"Isle of chestnuts" 
Mantle of the Virgin, The 
Nursery maid of heaven, The 
Snow image, The 



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MISSIONARY 

As ye sew 

Going to school in China 

Inasmuch as ye have done it unto 

the least 
Paper money 
Real price, The 
Ruth's donation party 
Test, The 
Visit in Brazil, A 

MORALITY 

Broken bars. The 

Butterfly, The 

Cult of content, The 

Every boy 

Every senior 

Everychild 

'Every girl" 

Everystudent 

Figs and thistles 

Game, The 

Garden, The 

House, A 

House of the heart, The 

Human nature 

Lord of the Harvest, The 

Old woman, The 

On the path of the child 

One by one 

One day awake 

Queen's hour, The 

NATURE 

Mother Nature's trumpeter 
Protest of the trees, The 
Queen Flora's court 
Sanctuary 

Under the greenwood tree 
Unselfish violet, The 
When the sun stayed in bed 
Wild animal play, The 



Aftermath 

Black tie 

Darktown Social Betterment S'ci- 

ety, The 
Dreamy kid 

Elder Jenkins' reception 
Faith 

Gabe's home run 
Goat alley 
Granny Boling 
Granny Maumee 
Hanging out the wash 
In Aunt Chloe's cabin 
Not in the regular army 
Rider of dreams, The 



Sam Tucker 
Wanted a valet 
White dresses 

NEW YEAR'S DAY 
Baby New Year 
Father Time and his children 
Molly's New Year's party 
New Year's Day 
Old year and the new, The 
Three sleepy-heads 
Welcoming the New Year 

NEWSPAPER 
Editor-in-chief 
Extra ! The newspaper minstrels 

are out ! 

Freedom of the Press, The 
Her first assignment 
Her first scoop 
Hicksville Bungler, The 
Is the editor in? 
Miss Jones, journalist 
Mr. Editor 
New reporter, The 
People, The 
Political editor, The 
Scoop, The 
Society column, The 
Wire entanglement, A 

ORIENTAL 

Beggar and the King, The 

Black death, The 

Gold circle, The 

Man with the bundle, The 

Pagoda slave, A 

Rose garden, The 

Ruby Red 

Siege, The 

PATRIOTIC 

Aunt Columbia's dinner party 

Becoming an American 

Crowning of Columbia, The 

Crowning of peace, The 

Dora 

Eyes of faith 

Girls over here. The 

Little Miss America and the 

happy children 
Parted sisters. The 
Patriot's parade. The 
Spirit of Kiwanis, The 
Star-spangled banner, The 



PEACE 



Brethren 
Clemency 



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Enemy, The 

Glorious game, The 

Peace that passeth understanding, 

The 

Triumph of peace, The 
Where war conies 

PHILANTHROPY 

Locked door, The 

Tramp and a night's lodging, A 

PIERROT 

Dream maker, The 
End of the rainbow, The 
Heart of Pierrot, The 
Hearts to mend 
Love and magic 
Maker of dreams, The 
Matinata 
Moonshine 

Pierrot by the light of the moon 
Pierrot in Paris 
Pierrot of the minute, The 
While the mushrooms bubble 

PLAYS WITHIN A PLAY 
Aria da Capo 

In the trenches "over there" 
Way of a woman, The 

POLITICAL 

Daughter of men, The 
Graft 
His honor 

Member for literature, The 
Tea and politics 

POVERTY 

According to Darwin 
Rack of the yards 
Cost of a hat, The 
Daily bread 
Dog, The 

Down in Paradise Alley 
First time, The 

Little mother of the slums, The 
Mother-of-Pearl 
Man on the kerb, The 
State forbids, The 

PRISON 

Fifth commandment, The 

Freedom 

Release 

Sounding brass 



PUBLIC LIBRARY 

Best seller, The 

First American Library, The 

Friends in bookland 

I'm sorry it's out ! 

Newsy wins 

Quest of an ancestor, The 

In the library 

ROME, ANCIENT 

Caligula's picnic 

Calpurnia's dinner-party 

Death of Agrippina, The 

Cleopatra 

Fata Deorum 

Fidelitas 

In the house of the poet 

Lucullus's dinner-party 

Nero's mother 

Octavia 

Pious AEneas 

Sauce for the Emperor 

Stoic's daughter, The 

Wife of Marobius, The 

RUSSIAN LIFE, COSTUMES AND 
MANNERS 

Anniversary, The 

Babushka, The 

Boor, The 

Diadem of snow, A 

Free speech 

Jubilee, The 

Little stone house, The 

Love of women, The 

Marriage proposal, A 

On the highway 

Protegee of the mistress, A 

Snow witch, The 

Tobacco evil, The 

Tragedian in spite of himself, The 

Wedding, The 

Where love is, there God is also 

ST. VALENTINE'S DAY 
At the library 
Cupid mixes things 
Cupid's trick 
Goblin guests 
In a Valentine box 
St. Valentine's house 
Tertulla's garden 
Valentine problem, A 
Wooden shoe, The 

SCANDINAVIAN HISTORY AND LEGEND 
Combat with the dragon, The 
Death of Balder, The 



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Hildetua 

Ingiald Evilheart 

Knut at Roeskilde 

Troll magic 

Tyrfing 

Wind over the water, The 

SCOTLAND HISTORY AND SOCIAL, LIFE 

Absolution of Bruce, The 

Bairnies' Saturday night, The 

Campbell of Kilmhor 

Coming of Fair Annie, The 

Glenforsa 

Gruach 

Jean 

SCOUT 

Behind the khaki of the scouts 
Clever kid ! 
Fair play 
If I were Bob 
Jerry's job 
Knotty problem, A 
Lend a hand 
Pheasants' eggs 
Redeeming their characters 
Scold, the scoundrel and the scout, 

The 

Scout's honor, A 
Scouts to the rescue 

SEA AND SAILORS 
Admiral Peters 
Boatswain's mate, The 
Bound east for Cardiff 
Changeling, The 
Consarning Sairey 'Uggins 
Crowsnest, The 
Fog 

Gee Whiz, The 

Ghost of Jerry Bundler, The 
Gray parrot, The 
Love passage, A 
He 

In the Zone 

Keeping up appearances 
Moon of the Caribees, The 
North-pole expedition, A 
Rusty door, The 
Sen, The 
Thirst 

Under sailing orders 
Wanderer, The 

SOUTH AFRICAN BACKGROUND 

Culprit, The 
On the Veldt 
Strange physician, The 



SPAIN HISTORY AND SOCIAL LIFE 

Bright morning, A 

By their words ye shall know 

them 

Children of Granada 
His widow's husband 
Passing of the magi, The 
Philip the king 

TEMPERANCE AND PROHIBITION 

Child in the house, The 
Flag of courage, The 
Prohibition Mother Goose 
Uncle Sam's flower garden 

THANKSGIVING 

Bob's and Tom's Thanksgiving 

Charlie's pop-corn 

Coming home to Grandma's 

First Thanksgiving Day, The 

First Thanksgiving dinner, The 

Governor's proclamation, The 

Letter from home, A 

Meaning of Thanksgiving Day, 

The 

Priscilla, Myles and John 
Pumpkin Pie Peter 
Puritan prank, A 
Scotch grace 

Thanksgiving conspiracy, A 
Thanksgiving Day 
Thanksgiving dream, A 
Thanksgiving festival, A 
Thanksgiving of Praisgod plenty, 

The 

Tommy's Thanksgiving party 
Waif's Thanksgiving, The 
White chief, The 
Yellow law, The 

THRIFT 

Prpvident society, The 
Thrift 

UNITED STATES HISTORY AND SOCIAL 
LIFE 

Colonial 

Another man's place 
At anchor 
Cherry pie 
Colonial school, A 
Colinial Virginia 
Departure, The 
Diabolical circle, The 
Dowry and romance 
Easter rabbit, The 
Encounter in the forest, An 
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First crop of apples, The 

First winter, The 

Gentlemen of Virginia 

Georgia debtors, The 

How the Indians planted powder 

In Betsy Ross's time 

In witchcraft days 

Indian gifts 

Indian story, An 

John Bargrave, gentleman 

Lady Betty's burglar 

Life in New York 

Little Pilgrims 

Lost village, The 

Massasoit's illness 

Minister's dream, The 

Narrow escape, A 

One way to capture a fort 

Pennsylvania incident, A 

Pilgrim's holiday, The 

Pilgrims in Holland, The 

Quakers in New England, The 

Skirmish at Rensselaerswijck, A 

Soft-soap day, The 

Stormy times 

Story of a famous wedding, The 

Strategy of Director Kieft, The 

Three compromises of the consti- 
tution 

Virginia children of long ago 

Visitors from the Colonial Period 

Wampum belts 

William Penn's Treaty with the 
Indians 

Witchcraft story, A 
U. S. Revolutionary War 

Birthday ball. The 

Boston Tea Party, The 

Colonial tea 

Declaration of Independence, The 

Dianthe's desertion 

Dispatches from Washington 

"First in war, The" 

For love and honor 

Independence Day 

Just before dawn 

Making a flag 

Patriots 

Quaker way, The 

Revolutionary days 

Robert Morris and the Revolution 

War woman, The 

When the land was young 
U. S. Civil War 

At retreat 

Children of the Civil War 

Clod, The 

"Cracker, The" 

Gate of dreams, The 

Solemn pride 



Star spangled banner, The 
Underground railroad, The 

UNITED STATES PIONEER 

Children of the Illini 
Daniel Boone : patriot 
Daniel Boone's snuff box 
Gold in California 
Homesteaders' Christmas, The 
Lucky Hallowe'en, A 
"Only a girl !" 
Pioneer boys and girls 
Pioneers, The 

UNITED STATES, SOUTH HISTORY 

AND SOCIAL LIFE 

At old Mobile 
Battle of Maubilla, The 
De Soto and the Indians 
How Bienville saved Mobile 
Last of the Cargills, The 
Lights of happyland, The 
Shadows 
Sunshine, an idyll 

UNITED STATES, WEST BACKGROUND 

Branded Mavericks 
Death in Fever Flat 
Girl and the outlaw 
Orator of Zapata City 
Road-agent, The 
Sheriff of Tuckahoe, The 
Squaw-man, an idyl of the ranch, 
The 

WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY 

George Washington and the 

cherry tree 

George Washington's fortune 
Truth for a day, The 
Washington's birthday 
Young patriots' league 

WOMAN SUFFRAGE 

Andromeda unfettered 

Back of the ballot 

Converted suffragist, A 

Coronation, The 

Dominant male, The 

How the vote was won 

Melinda and her sisters 

Suffragette, The 

Woman of it, The 

Women's votes 

Xanthippe on woman suffrage 



COLLECTIONS 

Abercrombie, Lascelles. Four short plays. Lond. Martin Seeker, 1922. 

The Adder 

The staircase 

The deserter 

(Also "The end of the world," two acts) 

Alabama Centennial Commission. Series of Children's plays in commem- 
oration of the close of a century of statehood. Montgomery, Ala. Paragon 
Press. 1919. 

At old Mobile 

The battle of Maubilla 

De Soto and the Indians 

How Bienville saved Mobile 

(Also "Alabama," a longer play) 
Aldis, Mary. Plays for small stages. N. Y. Duffield, 1915. 

Mrs. Pat and the law 

The drama class of Taukaha, Nevada 

Extreme unction 

The letter 

Temperment 

Anderson, Mrs. Isabel. Everyboy and other plays for children. N. Y. 
Shakespeare Press, 1914. 

Everyboy 

King Foxy of Muir Glacier 

Little Doubt 

Merry Jerry 

The Gee Whiz 

Justice Whisker's trial 

The witch of the woods 

(Also a longer play) 

Arkwright, Ruth. Brownikins and other fancies. Music by J. W. Wilson. 
Lond. Wells, Gardner, Darton, n. d. 

Bibi ; or, The Japanese foundling 

St. Nicholas 

Baby New Year 

(Also three longer plays) 

Baker, George M. and others. Ten plays for boys. Bost. Walter H. 
Baker, 1918. 

Not wanted a wife Fenn, Edward B. 

The freedom of the Press Baker, George M. 

Dizzy's dilemmas Brown. Charles I. 

Hypnotism Bent. Newell 

(Also five plays copyrighted before 1900, and a longer play) 
Baker, "Walter H. Co., Publishers. Plays in Pinafores. Bost. Walter H. 
Baker. 1916. 

An Easter miracle Harvey, Delia Shaw 

The Doll's playhouse Selman, Ruth 

School opera Fernald, Mrs. C. F. and Wilson, Olivia 

L. 

The honeymoon Fernald, Mrs. C. F. and Wilson, Olivia 

L. 
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Left Fernald, Mrs. C. F. and Wilson, Olivia 

L. 

Migg's revenge Dickens, Charles 

The Irish washerwoman Fernald, Mrs. C. F. and Wilson, Olivia 

L. 

The cobbler's bargain Fernald, Mrs. C. F. and Wilson, Olivia 

L. 

Learning lessons Fernald. Mrs. C. F. and Wilson, Olivia 

L. 

(Also six other plays of different types) 
Baldwin, Sidney. Five plays and five pantomimes. Phila. Penn, 1923. 

The Christmas spirit 

Christmas eve 

Marjorie's garden 

Mother nature's trumpeter 

The enchanted gate 

(Also five pantomimes) 
Bangs, John K. The real thing and three other farces. N. Y. Harper, 1909. 

The real thing 

The Harringtons' "At home" 

The return of Christmas 

The side-show 
Barbee, Liiulsey. Let's pretend. Chic. T. S. Denison, 1917. 

The little pink lady 

The Ever-Ever Land 

When the toys awake 

The forest of Every Day 

A Christmas tree joke 

"If Don't-Believe is changed into Believe" 
Baring, Maurice. Diminutive dramas. Lond. Seeker, n. d. 

Catherine Parr 

The drawback 

Pious AEneas 

The death of Alexander 

The Greek vase 

The fatal rubber 

The rehearsal 

The blue Harlequin 

The member for literature 

Caligula's picnic 

The Aulis difficulty 

Don Juan's failure ' i 

Calpurnia's dinner-party 

Lucullus's dinner-party 

The Stoic's daughter 

After Euripides' "Electra" 

Jason and Medea 

King Alfred and the Neat-Herd 

Rosamund and Eleanor 

Ariadne in Naxos 

Velasquez and the "Venus" 

Xantippe and Socrates 
Barker, Granville. Three short plays. Bost. Little, Brown, 1917. 

Rococo 

Vote by ballot 

Farewell to the Theatre 

Barnnm, Madalene D. School plays for all occasions. Newark, N. J. Barse 
& Hopkins, 1922. 



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The bee hive 

Diego's dream 

Scotch grace 

Honest Abe 

Brethren 

How sleep the brave 

Past, present and future 

(Also four longer plays) 

Barrie, James M. Echoes of the war. N. T. Scribner, 1918, 
The old lady shows her medals 
The new ward 
Barbara's wedding 
A well-remembered voice 

Barrie, James M. Half hours. N. Y. Scribner, 1917 
Pantaloon 

The twelve pound look 
Rosalind 
The will 

Barton, George E. The pipe of desire and other plays. Bost. Old Corner 

Book Store, 1905. 
The pipe of desire 
The sewing machine 
(Also "The Image of God," a dramatic story, and "The thing to be done," 

two acts) 

Bax, Clifford. Polite satires. Lond. Medici Society, 1922. 
The unknown hand 
The volcanic island 
Square pegs 

Baxley. Isaac R. Poems and plays, Vol. 1. San Francisco. A. M. Robert- 
son, 1921. 
Cleopatra 

In the home of the poet 
Lais 

The Aegean 
The Parthenon 
The fool 
The Sibyl 
(Also "The Fire- Woman," two acts) 

Beach, Lewis. Four one-act plays. N. Y. Brentano's, 1921 
The clod 

A guest for dinner 
Love among the lions 
Brothers 

Bechhofer, C. E. Five Russian plays with one from the Ukrainian. N. Y. 

Button, 1910. 

A merry death, a Harlequinade Evreinov, Nicholas 

The beautiful despot Evreinov, Nicholas 

The choice of a tutor Vizin. Denis von 

The wedding Chekhov, Anton 

The jubilee Chekhov, Anton 

The Babylonian captivity Ukrainka, Lesya 

Beith, John H. (Ian Hay, pseud.) The crimson cocoanut and other plays. 

Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1913. 
The crimson cocoanut 
A late delivery 
The missing card 



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Bell, Lady, and Richmond, Mrs. Herbert. The cat and the fiddle book. 
N. Y. Longmans, Green, 1922. 

The cat and the fiddle 

Lucy Locket 

Polly put the kettle on 

Oranges and lemons 

Little Miss Muffet 

Humpty Dumpty 

(Also two longer plays) 
Bell, Lady. Nursery comedies. N. Y. Longmans, Green, 1918. 

What happened to Henny Penny 

Little Petsy 

Rather a prig 

The monster in the garden 

Cat and dog 

Miss Dobson 

The wigwam ; or, The little girl from town 

Foolish Jack 

Quite by ourselves 

The best children in the world 

(Also two longer plays) 

Bell, May. What of the night? and other sketches. Lond. Arthur H. Stock- 
well, (1918)? 

The culprit 

What of the night 

Bluebeard 

The strange physician 

Marah 

(Also "Britannia goes to war," a pageant) 
Bennett, E. Arnold. Polite farces. N. Y. Doran, n. d. 

The stepmother 

A good woman 

A question of sex 
Benton, Rita. Shorter Bible plays. N. Y. Abingdon Press, 1922. 

Moses in the bulrushes 

The call of Samuel 

The judgment of Solomon 

The Good Samaritan 

Manger service 

(Also six longer plays) 
Benton, Rita. The star-child and other plays. N. Y. Writers Pub. Co., 1921. 

Where love is, there God is also 

The happy man 

King Robert of Sicily 

Yussouf 

The life beyond 

(Also three longer plays) 

Block, Etta, tr. One-act plays from the Yiddish. Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 
1923. 

Champagne Perez, Isaac L. 

Mother and son Halpern, J. 

The stranger Hirschbein, Perez 

The snowstorm Hirschbein, Perez 

When the dew falleth Hirschbein, Perez 

The eternal song Arnstein, Marc 

Bloxam, E. E. Little pageant plays for children. Lond. Wells, Gardner, 
Darton, n. d. 

A world-wide baby 



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Where is happiness? 

Brothers and sisters 

The best wish 

Manners makyth the man 

Cuckoo ! 

Growing up 

Philosophy and fairies 

Bot tomley, Gordon. King Lear's wife ; The crier by night ; The riding 
to Lithend ; Midsummer eve ; Laodice and Danae. Bost. Small, May- 
nard, n. d. 

King Lear's wife 

The crier by night 

The riding to Lithend 

Midsummer eve 

Laodice and Danae 

Brand, Alfred. The infernal masculine a,nd other comedies. Bost. Corn- 
hill Co., 1918. 

The infernal masculine 

Three is company 

Did it really happen? 

Brighouse, Harold. Plays Tor the meadow and plays for the lawn. N. Y. 
French, 1921. 

May pole morning 

The Paris doctor 

The Prince who was a piper 

The man about the place 
Brown, Alice. One act plays. N. Y. Macmillan, 1921. 

The hero 

Doctor Auntie 

The crimson lake 

Milly dear 

The web 

The loving cup 

Joint owners in Spain 

The sugar house 

A March wind 

Browne-Evarts, Edith. Young folks' dialogues and dramas. Chic., M. A. 
Donohue, 1902. 

Not so bad after all 

Our mother's aid society 

The last day of school 

A pleasant surprise 

Put to the test 

The prize of learning 

The Jones family 

A rolling stone gathers no moss 

Honesty's the best policy 

Military and medicine 

(Also two longer plays and six dialogues) 

Browne, Horace B. Short plays from Dickens. Lond. Chapman & Hall, 
1908. 

Mrs. Tibbs boarding-house 

Miss Squeers' tea-party 

The gentleman next door 

Hatching a conspiracy 

The stranger's visit 

Mr. Pecksniff's pleasant family party 

An unexpected meeting 



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A division between friends 

The friendly waiter 

Betsey Trotwood at home 

Mr. Micauber's prospects 

Mr. Guppy's proposal 

Mrs. Snagsby's guests 

Mr. George's shooting gallery 

Silas Wegg's stall 

Mr. Venus' shop 

At "Jenny Wren's" 

(Also two longer plays) 

Brunner, Emma B. Bits of background in one act plays. N. Y. Knopf, 
1919. 

Over age 

The spark of life 

Strangers 

Making a man 

Bngbee, Willis N. Jolly Christmas book. Syracuse, N. Y. Willis N. Bug- 
bee, 1919. 

Molly's Christmas tree 

The Santa Claus brigade 

Surprising Santa 

A reception for Santa Claus 

(Also two plays in two scenes, and many recitations, monologues, etc.) 
Bullivant, Cecil H. Home plays, a collection of new, simple, and effective 
plays for boys and girls. N. Y. Dodge Pub. Co., n. d. 

The mushroom meadow 

The paradise of children 

Won 

Courage 

The Cherry-Blossom Princess 

Peter Grief 

Aunt Grundy 

"In bells and motley" 

The wooden shoe 

(Also seventeen longer plays and one play in the French language) 
Bui-bank. Barbara and others. Comedies for young folks. Bost. Walter 
H. Baker, 1902. 

Beresford Benevolent Society 

Love's Stratagem 

Who wins? 

The Postman's knock 

(Also six longer plays) 

Burrows, Edith.; Bridgham, Gladys R. and others. Short plays for 
small players. Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1915. 

The key '.i.'..' : 

The children's hour 

Bouquet of rose spirits 

Pat's excuse 

(Also four longer plays) 
Bynner, Witter. A book of plays. N. Y. Knopf, 1922. 

The little king 

A night wind 

Tiger 

Cycle 

Iphigenia in Tauris 
Calderon, George. Eight one-act plays. Lond. Grant Richards, 1922. 

Peace 



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The little stone house 

Derelicts 

Geminae 

Parkin Bros. 

The two talismans 

The lamp 

Longing 

California University, Idttle Theatre -workshop. Plays of the Univer- 
sity of California. Little Theatre Workshop. Univ. of Calif. Little The- 
atre Press, 1922. 

Derby Gentry, Helen 

The man who never worried Liick, H. R. 

The King laughs Chevalier, Haakon M. 

The obstacle Danuariakes, Stephanie 

Cameron, Margaret. Comedies in miniature. N. Y. McClure, Philips, 1903. 
Miss Doulton's orchids 
The burglar 
The kleptomaniac 
A pipe of peace 
A Christmas chime 
The committee on matrimony 
Her neighbor's creed 
(Also four monologues) 

Cannan, Gilbert. Four plays. Lond. Sedgwick & Jackson, 1913. 
James and John 
Mary's wedding 
A short way with authors 
(Also Miles Dixon, two acts) 

Carolina folk-plays. N. Y. Holt, 1922. 

When witches ride Lay, Elizabeth A. 

Peggy Williamson, Harold 

"Dod gast ye both !" Heffner, Hubert 

Off Nags head ; or, The Bell Buoy MacMillan, Dougald 

The last of the Lowries Greene, Paul 

Carter, Hobart. Christmas candles ; plays for boys and girls. N. Y. Holt, 

1915. 

The Christmas Brownie 
The Babushka 

Minty-Malviny's Santa Glaus 
The hundred 
(Also eight longer plays) 

Canldwell, Samuel M. Chocolate cake and black sand, and two other plays. 

N. Y. Putnam, 1917. 
Chocolate cake and black sand 
The undoing of Giant Hotstoff 
The invention of the rat trap 

Chambers, C. I. The Boy Scouts' book of plays. Lond. Wells, Gardner, 

Darton, 1914. 
Pheasants' eggs 
The scold, the scoundrel 
Scouts to the rescue 
Redeeming their character 

Chapin, Harold. Three one-act plays. N. Y. Samuel French, 1921. 
It's the poor that 'elps the poor 
The autocrat of the coffee-stall 
Innocent and Annabel 



284 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Chaplin, Alice W. A play a month for female characters. Bost. Walter H. 
Baker, 1917. 

Pickles, bonbons and temper 

A Valentine problem 

Mad ! Mad ! 

Because it rained 

May 

That boy 

Independent Flynn 

Home and mother 

Behind the screen 

Thankful for Jack 

Merry Christmas 

(Also one longer play) 

Chekhov, Anton. (Tchekoff, pseud.) Plays. Second series. N. Y. Scrib- 
ner, n. d. 

On the high road 

The proposal 

The wedding 

The bear 

A tragedian in spite of himself 

The anniversary 

(Also "The three sisters," four acts, and "The cherry orchard," four acts) 
Clark, Barrett H., ed. Representative one-act plays by British and Irish 
authors. Bost. Little, Brown, 1921. 

The widow of Wasdale Head Pinero, Arthur 

The goal Jones, Henry A. 

Salome Wilde, Oscar 

The man in the stalls Sutro, Alfred 

Op-'o-Me-Thumb Fenn, Frederick and Pryce, Richard 

The impertinence of the creature Gordon-Lennox, Cosmo 

The stepmother Bennett, E. Arnold 

Rococo Barker, Granville 

James and John Cannan, Gilbert 

The snow man Housman, Laurence 

Fancy free Houghton, Stanley 

Lonesome-like Brighouse, Harold 

Mtes Tassey Baker, Elizabeth 

Makeshifts Robins, Gertrude 

The maker of dreams Down, Oliphant 

The land of Heart's Desire Yeats, William B. 

Riders to the sea Synge, J. M. 

Spreading the news Gregory, Lady 

Magnanimous lover Ervine, St. John G. 

The golden doom Dunsany, Lord 

Cleather, Dorothy. A handy book of plays for girls. Chic. Saalfield Pub. 
Co., n. d. 

A black trouble 

Just like a story 

The twins 

Stuffing 

The magic tabloid 

(Also "A burning question," two acts) 

Clements, Colin C. Plays for a folding theatre. Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 
1923. 

Pierrot in Paris 

Columbine 

The return of Harlequin 

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The desert 

The siege 

Moon tide 

Cohen, Helen L., ed. One-act plays by modern authors. N. Y. Harcourt, 
Brace, 1921. 

The boy will Rogers, Robert E. 

Beauty and the Jacobin Tarkington, Booth 

The Pierrot of the minute Dowson, Ernest 

The maker of dreams Down, Oliphant 

Gettysburg MacKaye, Percy 

Wurzel-Flummery Milne, Alan A. 

Maid of France Brighouse, Harold 

Spreading the news Gregory, Lady 

Welsh honeymoon Marks, Jeannette 

Riders to the sea Synge, John M. 

A night at an inn Dunsany, Lord 

The twilight saint Young, Stark 

The masque of the two strangers Egerton, Lady Alix 

The intruder Maeterlinck, Maurice 

Fortune and men's eyes Peabody, Josephine P. 

The little man Galsworthy, John 
Cohen, Helen L. The junior play book. N. Y. Harcourt Brace, 1923. 

Jephthah's daughter Levinger, Elma E. 

The forfeit Rogers, T. B. 

The trysting place Tarkington, Booth 

Square pegs Bax, Clifford 

The twisting of the rope Hyde, Douglas 

Paddy pools Malleson 

Followers Brighouse, Harold 

Brother. Sun Housman, Laurence 

(Also three longer plays) 

Cooke, Marjorie B. Dramatic episodes. Chic. Dramatic Pub. Co., 1904. 
A court comedy 
Manners and modes 
The confessional 
The child in the house 
The lion and the lady 
Success 

Lady Betty's burglar 
A dinner with complications 
Reform 
When love is young 

Craig, Anne A. T. The dramatic festival. N. Y. Putnam, 1912. 
The grasshoppers and the ants 
The greatest gift 
The course of true love 
The pool of answers 
(Also "Minka's wedding," a longer play) 

Crocker, Bosworth. Humble folk. Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 1923. 

The last straw 

The baby carriage 

The dog 

The first time 

The cost of a hat 

Dakota Playmaker plays. First series. Four one-act plays on Colonial 
themes. Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1923. 

The diabolical circle Bornstead, Beulah 

John Bargrave, Gentleman Grinnell, John E. 



286 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLATS 

Another man's place Wilder, Marion 

Dowry and romance Meblin, Rose C. 

Dalkeith. Lena. Little plays. Lond. T. C. & E. C. Jack, n. d. 
The Princess and the swineherd 
King Alfred and the cakes 
Scene from Robin Hood 
Scene from Uncle Tom's Cabin 
(Also a longer play) 

Daly, Arnold. The dominant male, essays and plays. N. Y. Moffat, Yard & 

Co., 1921. 
The dominant male 
Democracy's king 

Dane, Essex. One act plays. Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1923. 
When the whirlwind blows 
The wasp 
Wrong numbers 
A serpent's tooth 
Happy returns 
The workers at the looms 
Cul-de-sac 

Fleurette & Company 
The wooden leg 

Dargan, Olive T. and Peterson, Frederick. The nutter of the goldleaf, 

and other plays. N. Y. Scribner, 1922. 

The flutter of the goldleaf Dargan, Olive T. & Peterson, Fred- 

erick 

The journey Dargan, Olive T. 

(Also "Everychild" in five scenes, and "Two doctors at Akragas") 

Davis, M. E. M. A bunch of roses and other parlor plays. Bost. Small, May- 

nard, 1908. 
A bunch of roses 
Queen Anne cottages 
His lordship 
Christmas boxes 
(Also two longer plays) 

Dell, Floyd. King Arthur's socks, and other village plays. N. Y. Knopf. 

1922. 

Human nature 

The chaste adventures of Joseph 
The angel intrudes 
Legend 

Sweet-and-Twenty 
A long time ago 
Enigma 
Ibsen revisited 
King Arthur's socks 
The rim of the world 
Poor Harold 

Denison, Emily H. The little mother of the slums, and other plays. Bost. 

Gorham Press, 1915. 
The little mother of the slums 
Duped 

My friend's in town 
The mystery of Beacon Hill 
Dolly Madison's afternoon tea 
(Also "The Yeggman," two scenes, and "The dawn of music," a wordless 

drama) 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 287 

Denton, Clara J. All the holidays. Chic. A. Flanagan Co., 1905. 

Three sleepy-heads Denton, Clara J. 

At the library Denton, Clara J. 

Making the best of things Denton, Clara J. 

Bob's and Tom's Thanksgiving Denton, Clara J. 

Charlie's popcorn Denton, Clara J. 

The Governor's proclamation Denton, Clara J. 

Hanging up the stockings Denton, Clara J. 

Old friends together Cherryman, Myrtle C. 

(Also recitations, dialogues, and exercises) 

Denton, Clara J. When the curtain rises. Program book, Volume 2. N. Y., 
J. Fischer & Bros., 1909. 

The senior 

No crown 

The Queen's offer 

The wager 

An underground opportunity 

The gentle janitor 

A new man in town 

"Isabel" 

The thief 

(Also recitations, drills, duologues, and longer plays) 

Dix, Beulah M. Allinson's lad, and other martial interludes. N. Y. Holt, 
1910. 

Allison's lad 

The hundredth trick 

The weakest link 

The snare and the fowler 

The captain of the gate 

The dark of the dawn 

Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society. Voices from everywhere 
N. Y. The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, 1914. 

Inasmuch as ye have done it unto the least Hobart, Margaret J. 

The real price ; or, Stranger than fiction Jeffreys, William H. 

Paper money Jeffreys, William H. 

Evening rice Jeffreys, William H. 

A visit in Brazil Brown, William C. 

At the door of the Igloo An Alaskan Missionary 

(Also six dialogues) 

Dreiser, Theodore. Plays of the natural and the supernatural. N. Y. Lane, 
1916. 

The girl in the coffin 

The blue sphere 

Laughing gas 

In the dark 

The spring recital 

The light in the window 

"Old Rag picker" 

Drinkwater, John. Pawns : three poetic plays. Lond. Sidgwick & Jackson, 
1917. 

The storm 

The God of Quiet 

X = O : A night of the Trojan War 
Dnnsany, Lord. Five plays. Bost., Little, Brown, 1914. 

The golden doom 

The glittering gate 

The last silk hat 

(Also two longer plays) 



288 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Dunsany, Lord. Plays of gods and men. Bost. Luce & Co., 1917. 

The queen's enemies 

A night at an inn 

(Also "The tents of the Arabs," two acts, and "The laughter of the Gods," 

three acts) 
Dunsany, Lord. Plays of near and far. N. Y. Putnam, 1922. 

The compromise of the King of the Golden Isle 

Cheezo 

A good bargain 

If Shakespeare lived to-day 

Fame and the poet 

(Also "The flight of the Queen," a longer play) 
Duran, Leo, tr. Plays of old Japan. N. Y. Thomas Seltzer, 1921. 

The Daimyo 

The honor of Danzo 

The hands in the box 

(Also two longer plays) 

Eliot, Samuel A., Jr., ed. Little theatre classics, Vol. 1. Bost. Little, 
Brown, 1917. 

Polyxena, from the "Hecuba" of Euripides 

A Christmas miracle-play : the pageant of the Shearmen and Tailors in the 
Coventry Cycle of Miracles 

Doctor Faustus, by Christopher Marlow 

Ricardo and Viola, from "The Coxcomb" of Beaumont and Fletcher 

The scheming lieutenant, from "St. Patrick's Day," by Richard Brinsley 
Sheridan 

Eliot, Samuel A., Jr., ed. Little theatre classics, Vol. 11. Bost. Little, 

Brown, 1920. 

Pateliu Alecis, Giullaume 

Abraham and Isaac Brome & Chester, Cycle of Miracles 

Sganarelle Moliere 
(Also two longer plays) 

Eliot, Samuel A., Jr., ed. Little theatre classics, Vol. III. Bost. Little, 

Brown, 1921. 

Bushido Idzumo, Takeda 

Old wife's tale . Peele, George 

The Duchess of Pavy Ford, John 

(Also one longer play) 

Eliot, Samuel A., Jr., ed. Little theatre classics, Vol. IV. Bost. Little, 

Brown, 1922. 

The wandering scholar from Paradise Sachs, Hans 
All for love Dryden, John 

The martyrdom of Ali Miracle play of Hasan and Husain 

(Also a longer play) 

Elkins, Fenton B. Three tremendous trifles. N. Y. Duffield, 1919. 
The Belgian baby 
The quick and the dead 
"Figuratively speaking" 

Ellis, Mrs. Havelock. Love in danger. Bost. Houghton, Mifflin, 1915. 

The subjection of Kezia 

The pixy 

The mothers 

Elwes, Mary. Temporary engagements and other plays. Lond. Francis Grif- 
fiths, 1920. 

Two in a flat 

In time of war 

(Also "Temporary engagements," two acts) 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 289 

Ervine, St. John G. Four Irish plays. Dublin. Maunsel, 1914. 

The magnanimous lover 

The critics 

The Orangeman 

(Also "Mixed marriage," four acts) 
Evans, Delia J. Two plays and a preface. Bost. Richard G. Badger, 1921. 

"M R S" 

The younger son 

Fay, Frederick L. and Emerson, M. A. Three plays for boys. N.Y. 
Association Press, 1919. (The International Commission of the Young 
Men's Christian Ass'n) 

Lend a hand 

If I were Bob 

(Also "A regular fellow," three acts) 

Fenollosa, Ernest and Pound, Ezra. 'Noh ; ' or, Accomplishment, a study 
of the classical stage of Japan. N. Y. Knopf, 1917. 

Sotoba Komachi 

Kayoi Komachi 

Suma Genji 

Shojo 

Tamura 

Tsunemasa 

Kinuta 

Hagoromo 

Kagekiyo 

Awoi no Uye 

Kakitsubata 

Chorio 

Genjo 

(Also "Kumaska," two acts, and "Nishikigi," two acts) 

Fitzmaurice, George. Five plays. Bost. Little, Brown. 1914. 
The pie-dish 
The magic glasses 
The dandy dolls 

(Also "The country dressmaker," three acts, and "The moonlighter," four 
acts) 

Flying Stag plays. N. Y. Egmont Arens, 1918. 

The Sandbar queen Cronyn, George 

Night Oppenheim, James 

The angel intrudes Dell, Floyd 

Enter the hero Helburn, Theresa 

Two blind beggars and one less blind Moeller, Philip 

The slave with two faces Davies, Mary C. 

Blind O'Brien, Seumas 

47 Workshop. Plays. First series. N. Y. Brentano's, 1918. 

Three pills in a bottle Field, Rachel L. 

"The good men do" Osborne, Hubert 

Two crooks and a lady Pillot, Eugene 

Free speech Prosser, William L. 

47 Workshop. Plays. Second series. N. Y. Brentano's, 1920. 

Torches Raisbeck, Kenneth 

Cooks and cardinals Lindan, Norman C. 

A Flitch of Bacon Hinkley, Eleanor H. 

The playroom Halman, Doris F. 

47 Workshop. Plays. Third series. N. Y. Brentano's, 1922. 
The crowsnest Manley, William F. 

The hard heart Kister, M. A., Jr. 



290 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Mis' Mercy Bray, Louise W. 

The other one Ketchum, Arthur 

Fotheringham, E. M. and Gemmell, John. Tiny plays for tiny people. 
N. Y. French, 1921. 

Good intentions 

The Muffin man 

The middle of the night 

Why? 

Whiney-Piney 

Baby's ill 

Mrs. Marconi 

Authorship 

Maggie Ann 
Frank, Maude M. Short plays about famous authors. X. Y. Holt, 1915. 

A mistake at the manor 

When Heine was twenty-one 

Miss Burney at Court 

A Christmas Eve with Charles Dickens 

The fairies' plea 

Fuller, Alice C. Dramatized stories, myths, and legends. Franklin, Ohio. 
Eldridge Entertainment house, 1913. 

Puss in boots 

Hans and Grethel 

Little John joins the band of Robin Hood 

Robin Hood becomes an outlaw 

Cinderella 

Rhoecus 

Little Red Riding Hood 

The golden touch 

Juno's bird 

Clytie 

Siegfried and Brunehilde 

(Also two longer plays and a dialogue) 
Galsworthy, John. Six short plays. N. Y. Scribner, 1915-21. 

Hall-marked 

Defeat 

The sun 

Punch and Go 

(Also "The first and the last," three scenes, and "The Httle man." three 

scenes) 

Gascoin, Catherine B. The lumber room, and other plays. N. Y. Vaughan 
& Gomme, 1914. 

The lumber room 

Fickle Juliet 

The Fortescues' dinner party 

John Arbery's dream 

The P. G.'s. (two scenes) 

Them banns 

The Toolip 

Wrong again 
Gerstenberg, Alice. Ten one-act plays. N. Y. Brentano's, 1921. 

He said and she said 

Overtones 

The unseen 

The buffer 

Attuned 

The pot boiler 

Hearts 



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Beyond 

Fourteen 

The illuminatti in drama libre 
Gibson, Wilfrid W. Battle and other poems. N. Y. Macmillan, 1917. 

Stonefolds 

The bridal 

The scar 

Winter dawn 

The ferry 

On the threshold 

(Also many poems) 

Gibson, Wilfrid W. Borderlands and Thoroughfares. N. Y. Macmillan, 
1914. 

The queen's crags 

Bloodybush edge 

Hoops 
Gibson, Wilfrid W. Daily Bread. N. Y. Macmillan, 1916. 

The house of candles 

On the road 

The betrothed 

The first born 

"The family pride" 

The garret 

The shirt 

The mother 

The furnace 

The child 

The night-shift 

Agatha Steel 

Mates 

The operation 

The call 

The wound 

Summer-dawn 

Holiday 
Gibson, Wilfrid W. Poems (1904-1917). N. Y. Macmillan, 1912-1917. 

Stonefolds 

The bridal 

The scar 

Winter dawn 

The ferry 

On the threshold 

The house of candles 

On the road 

The betrothed 

The first-born 

"The family's pride" 

The garret 

The shirt 

The mother 

The furnace 

The child 

The night-shift 

Agatha Steel 

Mates 

The operation 

The call 

The wound 

Summer-dawn 



292 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Holiday 

Womenkind 

The Queen's Crags 

Bloodybush Edge 

Hoops 

(Also includes many poems) 

Gibson, Wilfrid W. Stonefolds. Lond. Elkin Mathews, 1916. 

Stonefolds 

The bridal 

The scar 

Winter dawn 

The ferry 

On the threshold 
Glaspell, Susan. The people and Close the book. N. Y. Shay, 1918. 

The people 

Close the book 

Glaspell, Susan. Plays. Bost. Small, Maynard, 1920. 
Trifles 
The people 
Close the book 
Woman's honor 

Tickless time (In collaboration with George C. Cook) 
The outside 
(Also "Bernice," three acts, and "Suppressed desires," two scenes) 

Goodlander, Mabel R. Fairy plays for children. Chic. Rand McNally, 

1915. 

The honest woodcutter 
Mistress Mary gives a garden party 
The pine tree 

The elves and the shoe-maker 
(Also five longer plays) 

Goodman, Kenneth S. More quick curtains. Chic. The Stage Guild, 1923. 
The green scarf 
The red flag 
The parting 
Behind the black cloth 
At the edge of the wood 
Dancing dolls 

Goodman, Kenneth S. Quick curtains. Chic, the Stage Guild, 1915. 
Dust of the road 
The game of chess 
Barbara 

Ephraim and the winged bear 
Back of the yards 
Dancing dolls 
A man can only do his best 

Gould, Felix. The marsh maiden and other plays. Bost. Four Seas, 1918. 
The marsh maiden 
The stranger 
In the marshes 

Graham, Manta S. Light weights. Bost. Cornhill Pub. Co., 1921. 
The goose 
The trend 
Two's company 
A By-product 
Allied occupations 



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Grange plays Number one. One-act plays compiled by J. A. Darrow. 
N. Y. Chatham, 1914. 

His lordship 

The golden wedding 

The school board in our town 

The drifting clouds 

The burglar alarm 

(Also two longer plays and recitations, tableaux, and entertainments) 
Grange plays Number two. One-act plays, compiled by J. W. Darrow. 
N. Y. Chatham, 1915. 

Troubles of a housekeeper 

The Rosedale sewing society 

Maw Moseley's courtin' lamp 

Mrs. Elwell's paper 

(Also two longer plays and dialogues, pantomimes, etc.) 

Grange plays Number three. One-act plays. Pub. by J. W. Darrow. 
N. Y. Chatham, 1915. 

The spiritual boost at Sallytown 

The wrong man 

Cranberry corners 

(Also one longer play) 
Greene, Clay M. The dispensation and other plays. N. Y. Doran, 1914. 

The dispensation 

The star of Bethlehem 

"Through Christmas Bells" 

The awakening of Barbizon 

Greene, Kathleen C. The little boy out of the wood and other dream plays. 
Lond. John Lane, 1917. 

The little boy out of the wood 

Night watches 

The poppy seller 

The first Christmas Eve 

The vision splendid 

The Princess on the road 

The two bad fairies 

Gregory, Lady Isabelle A. The image and other plays. N. Y. Putnam, 
1922. 

Hanrakan's oath 

The wrens 

(Also "The image," three acts, and "Shanwalla," two acts) 
Gregory, Lady Isabelle A. New comedies. N. Y. Putnam, 1913. 

The Bogie men 

The full moon 

Coats 

McDonough's wife 

(Also "Danner's gold," two acts) 
Gregory, Lady Isabelle A. Seven short plays. N. Y. Putnam, 1903. 

Spreading the news 

Hyacinth Halvey 

The rising of the moon 

The Jack daw 

The workhouse ward 

The travelling man 

The Gaol Gate 

Griffith, Benjamin L. C. Plays and monologues. Phila. Penn Pub. Co., 
1901. 

Forget-me-not 



294 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

A cloudy day 

Wanted a valet 

For her sake 

A mistake in identity 

Not at home 

Guild, Thacher H. The power of a God and other one-act plays. Urbana, 
111. University of Illinois Press, 1919. 

The class of '50 

The higher good 

The power of a God 

The portrait 

Gnnnison, Biimcy. New dialogues and plays for young people. N. Y. 
Hinds, Hayden, Eldredge, 1905. 

Mrs. Hardcastle's journey. Goldsmith, Oliver 

A matter of duty Hope. Anthony 

Pride against pride Marston, Westland 

A disastrous announcement Dickens, Charles 

Miss Judith Macan Lever, Charles 

Helen and Modus Knowles, Sheridan 

Sam Weller and his father Dickens, Charles 

Extracting a secret Crawford, F. M. 

Open or shut? Musset, Alfred de 

The Prairie Princesses Gunnison, Binney 

"Gentlemen, the King !" Barr, Robert 

Ben-Hur and Iras Wallace, Lew 

Savonarola and Lorenzo Austin, Alfred 

Love conquers revenge Byr, Robert 

Becket saves Rosamund Tennyson, Alfred Lord 

The Princess and the Countess Stevenson, Robert L. 

Queen Catherine Shakespeare, William 

Deacon Brodie Henley and Stevenson 

Pizarro and Rolla Sheridan, Richard B. 

Raimond released Hemans, Mrs. Felicia 

Mrs. Harwood's secret Oliphant. Mrs. M. O. W. 

Innocence rewarded Goldsmith, Oliver 

(Also five longer plays) 

Guptill, Elizabeth F. and Hunting, Ema S. and others. Bright ideas 
for Christmas. Lebanon, Ohio. March Bros., 1920. 

The messenger birds 

The boy who found Christmas 

The jolliest Christmas ever 

What King Christmas brought 

(Also a longer play and many recitations, drills, exercises) 

Guptill. Elizabeth F. The complete Hallowe'en book. Lebanon, Ohio. 
March Bros., 1915. 

Who was scared? 

What do you know about ghosts? 

(Also a longer play and many recitations, dialogues, drills, etc.) 
Guptill, Elizabeth F. Guptill's new Christmas book. Lebanon, Ohio. 
March Bros., 1915. 

A discouraged worker 

The worm turns 

Wanted a chimney 

(Also recitations, dialogues, and drills) 

Guptill, Elizabeth F. Twelve plays for children. Chic. Beckley-Cardy Co., 
1910. 

The Census man 

The baby show 



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The color fairies 

Taking teacher's place 

Grandmother's cat 

Imaginary Tommy 

Marie recites 

Playing Rabbit 

Uncle Joe's will 

A dose of his own medicine 

CAlso two longer plays) 
Halmau. Doris F. Set the stage for eight. Bost. Little, Brown. 1923. 

Lady Anne 

Santa Claus 

The playroom 

Fannie and the ghost 

The difficult border 

The closet 

The dog 

Will-o'-the-wisp 

Hare, Walter B. The white Christmas and other merry Christmas plays. 
Chic., T. S. Denison, 1917. 

The white Christmas 

Anita's secret : or, Christmas in the steerage 

Christmas with the Mulligan's 

A Christmas Carol ; or, The Miser's Yuletide dream 

Her Christmas hat 

(Also "The wishing man," three acts) 

Harper's book of little plays. Selected by Madalene D. Barnum. N. Y. 

Harper. 1910. 

The revolt of the Holidays Stevenson. Edward I. 

The Ninepin Club Creevey. Caroline A. & Sangster, Margaret E. 

Familiar quotations Bermann, Patty P. 

The tables turned Bangs. John K. 

A Thanksgiving dream Creevey, Caroline A. & Sangster, Margaret E. 

(Also "The frog party," three acts) 

Harvard Dramatic Club. Plays. N. .Y Brentano's. 1918. 
The florist shop Hawkridge. Winifred 

The bank account Brock, Howard 

The rescue . Smith, Rita C. 

America passes by Andrews, Kenneth 

Harvard Dramatic Club. Plays. Second series. N. Y. Brentano's, 1919. 
The harbor of lost ships Bray, Louise W. 

Garafelia's husband Bates, Esther W. 

The scales and the sword Bishop, Farnham 

The four-flushers Kinkead, Cleves 

Haslett, Harriet H. Dolores of the Sierra, and other one-act plays. San 

Francisco. Calif., Paul Elder, 1917. 
Dolores of the Sierra 
The scoop 
Undercurrents 
A modern menage 
The inventor 
When love is blind 

Henderson, Mrs. Alice C. (Alice Corbin). Adam's dream and two other 

miracle plays for children. N. Y. Scribner, 1909. 
Adam's dream 
The star of Bethlehem 
Easter morning 



296 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Hewlett, Maurice. Agonists : a trilogy of God and man. N. Y. Scribner, 
1911. 

Minos, King of Crete 

Ariadne in Naxos 

The death of Hippolytus 
Hill, Frederick T. High school farces. N. Y. Stokes, 1920. 

"Dinner's served !" 

The heathen Chinee 

A knotty problem 
Holley, Horace. Read-aloud plays. N. Y. Kennerley, 1916. 

Her happiness 

A modern prodigal 

The incompatibles 

The genius 

Survival 

The telegram 

Rain 

Pictures 

His luck 
Holt, Florence T. They the crucified and Comrades. Bost. Houghton, 1918. 

They the crucified 

(Also "Comrades," two scenes) 
Houghton, Stanley. Five one-act plays. N. Y. French, 1913. 

The dear departed 

Fancy free 

The master of the house 

Phipps 

The fifth commandment 
Housman, Laurence. Angels and ministers. Lond. Cape, 1921. 

The Queen, God Bless Her ! 

His favorite flower 

The comforter 

Housman, Laurence. Angels and ministers ; four plays of Victorian shade 
and character. N. Y. Harcourt, Brace, 1922. 

The Queen, God Bless Her ! 

His favorite flower 

The comforter 

Possession 

Housman, Laurence. False premises : five one-act plays. Oxford. Basil 
Blackwell, 1922. 

The Christmas tree 

The torch of time 

Moonshine 

A fool and his money 

The house fairy 

Houseman, Laurence. The wheel: three poetic plays on Greek subjects. 
N. Y. French, 1920. 

Apollo in Hades 

The death of Alcestis 

The doom of Admetus 

Hubbard, Eleanore. Citizenship plays : a dramatic reader for upper grades. 
Chic. Benjamin H. Sanborn, 1922. 

The Mayflower compact 

The Charter Oak 

The Declaration of Independence 

A Colonial school 

The first American library 



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"The price of Liberty" 

The banker's strategy 

The homesteader's Christmas 

Salvage 

Forewarned is forearmed 

No man is above the law 

(Also twenty longer plays) 

Hubbard, Eleauore. Little American history plays for little Americans. 
Chic. Benjamin H. Sanborn, 1919. 

The soft-soap day 

"The first in war" 

Independence day 

The Star-Spangled Banner 

One way to capture a fort 

"Only a girl !" 

A lucky Hallowe'en 

Daniel Boone's snuff box 

Gold in California 

The trial trip of the Clermont 

Samuel Morse's telegraph 

Memorial day 

America pays her debt to France 

(Also fourteen longer plays) 
Hunter, Rex. Stuff o' Dreams and other plays. Chic., T. S. Denison, 1919. 

The wild goose 

Stuff o' Dreams 

Hands and the man 

The Romany Road 

Irish., Marie. Choice Christmas dialogues and plays.' Dayton, Ohio. Paine 

Pub. Co., 1922. 
The boastful giant 
The broken picture 
Herbert's discovery 
Doing away with Christmas 
Merry Christmas, Jake 
The joy of giving 
The Pickett's Christmas party 
The Christmas dinner 
A double Christmas gift 
Grandfather's bright Christmas plan 
(Also many dialogues, two longer plays, and plays of another type) 

Irish, Marie. Little people's plays. Chic., T. S. Denison, 1913. 
A good little girl 
Prindle's proposal 
Sambo's party 
A visit from the Brownies 
(Also nine longer plays) 

Irish, Marie. Plays and comedies for little folks. Chic., A. Flanagan", 1912. 
Hiawatha 

Mother Goose and her flock 
The baby show 
Brave foresters 
The days of long ago 
Little house keepers 
The lost pocket book 
A North-pole expedition 
Old Uncle Rat gives his consent 
A trained menagerie 



298 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLATS 

Waiting for the train 

We and our friends 

When we are grown up 

When we are women 

(Also longer plays and entertainments) 

Irish, Marie. The primary Christmas book. Dayton, Ohio. Paine Pub. 
Co., 1922. 

Uncle Sam's mistake 

Uncle Grouch 

The Christmas cookies 

(Also recitations, drill, dialogues) 

Irish. Marie, Denton, Clara J., Smith, Laura R., and others. Thirty new 
Christmas dialogues and plays. Chic. Flanagan, 1909. 

A Christmas surprise for Mother 

Goose Irish, Marie 

A Christmas journey Irish, Marie 

Christmas wishes Irish, Marie 

The boastful weather vane Denton, Clara J. 

A visit to Santa Glaus Irish, Marie 

The next day Denton, Clara J. 

Christmas visitors from other lands Irish, Marie 

"No presents" Denton, Clara J. 

All his fault Denton, Clara J. 

Christmas influence Irish, Marie 

Christmas sympathy Irish, Marie 

"The book of things" Denton, Clara J. 

The true Christmas spirit Irish, Marie 

Unexpected company Denton, Clara J. 

Christmas at Holly Farm Denton, Clara J. 

No Christmas in the house Irish, Marie 

Trials of Christmas shopping Irish, Marie 

Christmas in the air Irish, Marie 

The great sale Denton, Clara J. 

(Also eleven other dialogues and sketches) 

Irwin, Grace Ii. Drawing room plays. San Francisco, Calif., Paul Elder, 
1903. 

A domestic dilemma 

Heroes 

An innocent villain 

Art for art's sake 

An intimate acquaintance 

The wedding of Muh Foy 

Music hath charms 

Iwasaki, Yozan T. and Hughes, Glenn. Three modern Japanese plays. 
Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 1923. 

The razor Nakamura, Kichizo 

*The madman on the roof Kikuchi, Kan 

Nari-Kin Iwasaki, Yozan 

Jenkins, Hester D. Five playlets, written for the Department of Social 
Betterment. Brooklyn, N. Y., Bureau of Charities, 1915. 

Mother Goose up-to-date 

Judith and Ariel 

Our friends, the foods 

In a tenement 

(Also "Killing giants," three scenes) 
Jennings, Gertrude. Four one act plays. N. Y. French, 1914. 

The rest cure 

Between the soup and the savoury 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 299 

The pros and cons 

Acid drops 
Jex, John. Passion playlets. Bost. Cornhill Co., 1918. 

Violet souls 

The nest 

Mr. Willoughby calls 

The unnecessary atom 

Johnson, Gertrude E. Dialects for oral interpretation. N. Y. Century, 
1922. 

A Ramlet o' Puce Warnock, A. McClure 

Spoiling the broth Graham, Bertha N. 

The rider of dreams Torrence, Ridgeley 

"The Philosopher of Butterbiggins" Chapin, Harold 

(Also Discussion of dialect, poems, and recitations) 

Johnston, Emma "L. and Barnum, Madalene D. A book of plays for 
little actors. Chic. American Book Co., 1907. 

The lion and the mouse 

The echo 

A little sparrow 

The spider and the fly 

The little birds 

Abraham Lincoln and the little bird 

Ladybird 

George Washington and the cherry tree 

The fox and the crow 

The Fourth of July 

(Also eight longer plays) 

Jones, Henry A. The theatre of ideas : a burlesque, allegory, and three one- 
act plays. N. Y. Doran, 1915. 

The goal 

Her tongue 

Grace Mary 

Keating, Miss E. H. Dramas for boys. N. Y. French, n. d. 
Plot of Potzentausend 
Incog 

The poor relation 
The talisman 

Kleher, Frank T. Three plays. N. Y. Kleber, 1922. 
Triangled 

When extremes meet 
(Also "Men of Fame," in eight scenes) 

Knickerbocker, Edwin Van B., ed. Plays for classroom interpretation. 

N. Y. Holt, 1921. 

The golden doom Dunsany, Lord 

Two crooks and a lady Pillot, Eugene 

Will o' the wisp Halman, Doris F. 

Spreading the news Gregory, Lady 

The turtle dove Oliver, Margaret S. 

Allison's lad Dix. Beulah M. 

(Also scene II, act III of "Ulysses," by Stephen Phillips) 

Kraft, Irma. The power of Purim and other plays. Designed for Jewish 

religious schools. Phila. Jewish Publication Society of America, 1915. 

The power of Purim (Purim) 

A Maccabean cure (Hanukkah) 

To save his country (Pasach) 

Ambition in White chapel (Shabuot) 

Because he loved David so (Closing of school) 



300 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Kreymborg, Alfred. Plays for Merry Andrews. N. Y. The Sunwise Turn, 
1920. 

Vote the new moon 

At the sign of the thumb and nose 

The silent waiter 

Monday 

(Also "Uneasy street," two scenes) 
Kreymborg, Alfred. Plays for poem-mimes. N. Y. The Other Press, 1918. 

When the willow nods 

Jack's house 

Lima beans 

Manikin and Minikin 

People who die 

(Also "Blue and Green," three scenes) 
Kreymborg, Alfred. Puppet plays. N. Y. Harcourt, Brace, n.d. 

When the willow nods 

Blue and green 

Manikin and Minikin 

Jack's house 

Lima beans 

People who die 

Pianissimo 

Langner, Lawrence. Five one-act comedies. Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 
1922. 

Matinata 

Another way out 

The family exit 

Pie 

Licensed 
Lee, Agnes. The sharing. Bost. Sherman, French, 1914. 

The sharing 

The silent house 

(Also many poems) 
Leslie, Noel. Three plays. Bost. Four Seas, 1920. 

Waste 

The war-fly 

For king and country 
Lewis. B. Roland. Contemporary one-act plays. N. Y. Scribner, 1922. 

The twelve-pound look Barrie, James M. 

Tradition Middleton, George 

The exchange Thurston, Althea 

Sam Average Mackaye, Percy 

Hyacinth Halvey Gregory, Augusta 

The gazing globe Pillot, Eugene 

The boor Tchekov, Anton 

The last straw Crocker, Bosworth 

Manikin and Minikin Kreymborg, Alfred 

White dresses Greene, Paul 

Moonshine Hopkins, Arthur 

Modesty . Hervieu, Paul 

The Deacon's hat Marks, Jeannette 

Where but in America Wolff, Oscar M. 

A dollar Pinski, David 

The diabolical circle Bornstead, Beulah 

The far-away princess Sudermann, Hermann 

The stronger Strindberg, August 

Lisle, Clifton. Boy scout entertainments. Phila. Penn Pub. Co., 1918, 

A scout's honor 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 301 

Fair play 

Jerry's job 

(Also "On the Greenboro Nine"; "The Daniel Boone pageant"; "A Sema- 
phore Flag Drill," longer plays) 
Lord, Katharine. The little playbook. N. Y. Duffield, 1920. 

Katjen's garden 

June magic 

The minister's dream 

(Also three longer plays) 
Lord, Katharine. Plays for school and camp. Bost. Little, Brown, 1922. 

The Raven man 

Buried treasure 

The three bears 

The Pied Piper 

The Honorable Miss 

(Also "Kris Kringle makes a flight") 
Loving, Pierre, ed. Ten minute plays. N. Y. Brentano's^ 1923. 

Prologue for a' Marionette Theatre Hoffmannstahl, Hugo von 

Echo Shipley, Joseph T. 

Living hours Schnitzler, Arthur 

In the darkness Totheroh, Dan 

Pandora's box Amend, J. Gordon 

Scruples Mirbeau, Octave 

Firefly night Dorff, M. J. 

A matter of husbands Molnar, Ferenc 

Philanthropy Tompkins, Frank G. 

At the setting of the sun Louys, Pierre 

Yesterday Clements, Colin C. 

The stronger Strindberg, August 

Indian summer Loving, Pierre 

The white lie Metz-Konig, Marie 

Luques, E. Antoinette. The snow image. Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1914. 

The snow image 

The spirit of Memorial Day 

The story of the poplar tree 

(Also "A dramatization of Hiawatha's childhood," three acts) 
Liitkenhaus, Anna M. Plays for school children. N. Y. Century, 1915. 

Master Skylark Bennett, John 

Barnaby Lee Bennett, John 

Through the looking glass Carroll, Lewis 

The fairy minstrel of Glenmalure Leamy, Edmund 

A nature play in a City School Burroughs Nature Club. Public 

School 188 and 15, Manhattan 

Our choice Knox, Margaret 

Every boy Liitkenhaus, Anna M. 

Thanksgiving Day 1696 Bayles, Martha B. & Liitkenhaus, 

Anna M. 

The crowning of the Dryads Bayles, Martha B. 

The birds' story of the trees Liitkenhaus, Anna M. 

Well babies Liitkenhaus, Anna M. 

A geography squabble Liitkenhaus, Anna M. 

A grammar play Liitkenhaus, Anna M. 

Mrs. Pollywigs and her wonderful wax 

works Liitkenhaus, Anna M. 

(Also six plays of another type) 
McGeoch, Daisy. Concert Cameos. N. Y. French, 1922. 

Shopping 

Mormonizing 



302 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Proposing 

Packing 

Picturing 

Thrilling 

Camping 

Reading 

(Also two longer plays) 

Mackay. Constance D. The Beau of Bath and other one-act plays of eigh- 
teenth century life. N. Y. Holt, 1915. 

The Beau of Bath 

The silver lining 

Ashes of roses 

Gretna Green 

Counsel retained 

The prince of court painters 

Mackay, Constance D. The Forest Princess and other masques. N. Y. 
Holt, 191G. 

The gift of time 

The masque of conservation 

The masque of Pomona 

The sun goddess 

(Also two longer masques) 

Mackay, Constance D. The house of the heart and other plays for children. 
N. Y. Holt, 1909. 

The house of the heart 

The gooseherd and the goblin 

The enchanted garden 

Nimble-wit and Fingerkin 

A little Pilgrim's progress 

A pageant of hours 

On Christmas eve 

The elf child 

The Princess and the Pixies 

The Christmas guest 

Mackay, Constance D. Patriotic plays and pageants for young people N. 
Y. Holt, 1912. 

Abraham Lincoln : rail-splitter 

Benjamin Franklin : journeyman 

The Boston tea party 

Daniel Boone : patriot 

George Washington's fortune 

In witchcraft days 

Merrymount 

Princess Pocahontas 
Mackay, Constance D. Plays of the pioneers. N. Y. Harper, 1915. 

A book of historical pageant-plays 

The pioneers 

The fountain of youth 

May-day 

The vanishing race 

The passing of Hiawatha 

Dame Greel o' Portland Town 

Mackay, Constance D. The silver thread and other folk plays for young 
people. N. Y. Holt, 1910. 

The forest spring 

The foam maiden 

Troll magic 

The three wishes 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 303 

A brewing of brains 

Siegfried 

The snow witch 
Mackaye, Percy. Yankee fantasies. N. Y. Duffield, 1912. 

Chuck : an orchard fantasy 

Gettysburg : a woodshed commentary 

The antick : a wayside sketch 

The cat-boat : a fantasy for music 

Sam Average : a silhouette 
MacMillan, Mary. More short plays. Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 1917. 

His second girl 

At the church door 

The dress rehearsal of Hamlet 

The dryad 

(Also three longer plays) 
Macmillaii, Mary. Short plays. Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 1913. 

The shadowed star 

The ring 

The rose 

Entr' Acte 

A woman's a woman for a' that 

A fan and two candlesticks 

A modern masque 

The futurists 

The gate of wishes 

(Also "Luck," four acts) 

MacMillan, Mary. Third book of short plays. Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 
1922. 

The storm 

In heaven 

When two's not company 

Peter Donelly 

An Apocryphal episode 

Standing moving 

(Also "The week-end," three acts) 

Maeterlinck, Maurice. The intruder, tr. by Richard Hovey. N. Y. Dodd, 
Mead, 1911. 

The intruder 

The blind 

The seven Princesses 

(Also one longer play) 

Maeterlinck, Maurice. Plays of Maurice Maeterlinck, Vol. I. tr. by Rich- 
ard Hovey. Chic. Herbert S. Stone, 1894. 

The intruder 

The blind 

The seven Princesses 

(Also one longer play) 

Manners, J. Hartley. Happiness and other plays. N. Y. Dodd, Mead, 
1914. 

Happiness 

Just as well 

The day of dupes 
Manners, J. Hartley. Thre plays. N. Y. Doran, 1920. 

All clear 

God of my faith 

God's outcast 

March Brothers, Publishers. Petite plays. Lebanon, Ohio. March Bros., 
1912. 



304 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

After the bargain sale Bugbee, Willis N. 

The etiquette of the occasion I'.nscom, Louise R. 

The joke Guptill, Elizabeth F. 

As it will be Guptill, Elizabeth F. 

Whose dog? Guptill, Elizabeth F. 

Winning a prize Bugbee, Willis N. 

The young gardener Panly, Fred C. 

The plumber Bascom, Louise R. 

The fresh air fiend Bascom, Louise R. 

The stolen horse Bascom, Louise R. 

Norah makes a cake Bascom, Louise R. 

The claims Bascom, Louise R. 

A station episode Bascom, Louise R. 

Quick news Denton, Clara J. 

The tailor's dummy Denton, Clara J. 

Seeking information Denton, Clara J. 

Being a hero Denton, Clara J. 

The wrong lessons Denton, Clara J. 

Going shopping Denton, Clara J. 

The blue pump Denton, Clara J. 

The Junipes baby Denton, Clara J. 

The day after the circus Denton, Clara J. 

The Ph.D. Denton, Clara J. 
Marks, Jeannette. Three Welsh plays. Bost. Little, Brown, 1912. 

The merry, merry cuckoo 

The deacon's hat 

Welsh honeymoon 

Masefielcl, John. The locked chest and The sweeps of Ninety-eight. N. Y. 
Macmillan, 1916. 

The locked chest 

The sweeps of Ninety-eight 
Masefield, John. Poems and plays. Vol. II. N. Y. Macmillan, 1918. 

Mrs. Harrison 

The locked chest 

The sweeps of Ninety-eight 

Philip the king 

Good Friday 

(Also four longer plays) 

Mayorga, Margaret G., ed. Representative one-act plays by American 
authors. Bost. Little, Brown, 1919. 

Sam Average Mackaye, Percy 

Six who pass while the lentils boil Walker, Stuart 

"Voices" Flexner, Hortense 

The merry merry cuckoo Marks, Jeannette 

Sinstram of Skagerrak Cowan, Sada 

Will-o'-the-wisp Halman, Doris F. 

"Beyond" Gerstenberg, Alice 

A good woman Middleton, George 

Funiculi Funicula Wellman, Rita 

Hunger Pillot, Eugene 

In the zone O'Neill, Eugene G. 

The brink of silence Galbraith, Esther E. 

Allison's lad Dix, Beulah Marie 

Mrs. Pat and the law Aldis, Mary 

Lima beans Kreymborg, Alfred 

The wonder hat Hecht, Ben and Goodman, Kenneth 

S. 

Suppressed desires Cook, George C. and Glaspell, Susan 

Where but in America Wolff, Oscar M. 



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A question of morality Wilde, Percival 

Martha's mourning Hoffman, Phoebe 

Ryland Stevens, Thomas W. and Goodman, 

Kenneth S. 

The last straw Crocker, Bosworth 

Hattie De Pue, Elva 

Dregs Spencer, Frances P. 

Merington, Marguerite. Festival plays. N. Y. Duffield, 1913. 
Father Time and his children 

Tertulla's garden ; or, The miracle of good St. Valentine 
The seven sleepers of Ephesos 
Princess Moss Rose 
The testing of Sir Gawayne 
A Christmas party 

Merington, Marguerite. Holiday plays. N. Y. Duffield, 1910. 
Priscilla, Myles and John 
The first flag 

Abe Lincoln and Little A. D. 
The Dulce et Decorum Club 
(Also "Washington Birthday pageant.") 

Merington, Marguerite. Picture plays. N. Y. Duffield, 1911. 
The last sitting 
A Salon Curre fantasy 
His mother's face 
A Gainsborough lady 
Artist-mother and child 
Queen and Emperor 
Millet group 

Middleton, George. Embers and other one-act plays. N. Y. Holt, 1911. 
Embers 
The failures 
The gargoyle 
In his house 
Madonna 
The man masterful 

Middleton, George. Masks. N. Y. Holt, 1920. 
Masks 
Jim's beast 
Tides 

Among the lions 
The reason 
The house 

Middleton, George. Possession. N. Y. Holt, 1915. 
Possession 
The groove 
A good woman 
The black tie 
Circles 
The unbopn 

Middleton, George. Tradition. N. Y. Holt, 1913. 
Tradition 
On bail 
Their wife 
Waiting 

The cheat of pity 
Mothers 



306 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Millward, Florence M. Four short plays. Lond. Joseph Williams, 1922. 

Irene obliges 

The alternative 

Henry wakes up 

This room is engaged 
Milne, A. A. First plays. Lond. Chatto & Windus, 1919. 

Wurzel-Flumnery 

The boy comes home 

The red feathers 

(Also two longer plays) 
Moeller, Philip. Five somewhat historical plays. N. Y. Knopf, 1916. 

Helena's husband 

The little supper 

Sister Susamiah 

The roadhouse in Arden 

Pokey ; or, The beautiful legend of the Indian amorous 

Monroe, Harriet. The passing show : five modern plays in verse. Bost. 
Houghton, Mifflin, 1903. 

At the goal 

After all 

A modern minuet 

It passes by 

(Also "The thunderstorm," two acts) 

Moore, Thomas S. Tragic mothers. Lond. Grant Richards, 1922. 
Medea 

Niobe 
Tyrfing 

Morley, Malcolm. Told by the gate and other one-act plays. Bost. Gorham 

Press, 1916. 
Told by the gate 
The masterpiece 
Recollections 
The Cosher 

Beauty versus the Beast 
A motor mishap 

Morningside plays. N. Y. Frank Shay, 1917. 
Hattie De Pue, Elva 

One a day Rriggs, Caroline 

Markheim Macdonald, Zellah 

The home of the free Reizenstein, Elmer L. 

Moses, Montrose J., ed. Representative one-act plays by continental au- 
thors. Bost. Little, Brown, 1922. 

Countess Mizzie Schnitzler, Arthur 

Death and the fool Hofmannsthal, Hugo von 

The blind Maeterlinck, Maurice 

The birthday party Bergstrom, Hjalmar 

The woman who was acquitted Lorde, Andre de 

Among the quays Lavedan, Henri 

For ever and ever Lavedan, Henri 

Where shall we go? Lavedan, Henri 

The afternoon walk Lavedan, Henri 

Not at home Lavedan, Henri 

Franchise" Luck Porto-Riche, Georges de 

Morituri : Teias Sudermann, Hermann 

The Court singer Wedekind. Frank 

Sacred ground Giacosa, Giuseppe 

An incident Andreyev, Leonid 



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A merry death Evre"inov, Nikolai 

By their words ye shall know them Quintero, Serafin & Quintero, Joaquim 

A. 

The lover Sierra, Gregorio M. 

Simoon Strindberg, Johann A. 

Moses, Montrose J., ed. A treasury of plays for children. Bost. Little, 
Brown, 1921. 

The testing of Sir Gawayne Merington, Marguerite 

Punch and Judy Anon 

Six who pass while the Lentils boil Walker, Stuart 

.Master Skylark Liitkenhaus, Anna M. 

The months : a pageant Rossetti, Christina G. 

The traveling man Gregory, Lady 

(Also eight longer plays) 

Moylan, Thomas K. "Oh Lawsy Me !" and "Movies." Dublin. James Duffy, 
1917. 

"Oh Lawsy Me !" 

"Movies" 

Musset, Alfred de. Barberine and other comedies. Chic. (Sergal) Dra- 
matic Pub. Co., 1911. 

A door must be open or shut 

A caprice 

One cannot think of everything 

(Also three longer plays) 
Nirdlinger, Charles F. Four short plays. N. Y. Kennerly, 1916. 

Look after Louise 

Big Kate 

The real people 

Aren't they wonders? 
Norton, Ida G. Club stunts. La Junta, Colo., Ida G. Norton, 1922. 

Aunt Sally Saunders' health crusade 

How to reduce 

Adopting an orphan 

(Also a monologue and an entertainment) 

O'Brien, Seumas. Duty and other Irish comedies. Bost. Little, Brown, 

1916. 
Duty 

Jurisprudence 
Magnanimity 
Matchmakers 
Retribution 

O'Dea, Mark. Red Bud women : four dramatic episodes. Cincinnati. Stew- 
art Kidd, 1922. 
The song of Solomon 
Shivaree 

Miss Myrtle says "Yes" 
Not in the lesson 

Olcott, Virginia. Patriotic plays for young people. N. Y. Dodd, Mead, 

1918. 

Goody Grumble's cottage 
Dora : her flag 
Little homemaker 
The wonder-hill 
Oneida's dreams 
Poor little boy 
A Princess and a churn 
(Also two longer plays) 



308 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Olcott, Virginia. Plays for home, school and settlement. N. Y. Moffat, 

Yard, 1916. 

The ruler of the forest 
A Puritan Christmas 
Little people of Autumn 
(Also three longer plays) 

Oliver, Margaret S. Six one-act plays. Bost. Richard T. Badger, 1916. 
The hand of the Prophet 
Children of Granada 
The turtle dove 
This youth gentlemen ! 
The striker 
Murdering Selina 

O'Neill, Eugene G. The moon of the Caribbees and six other plays of the 

sea. N. Y. Boni and Liveright, 1919. 
The moon of the Caribbees 
Bound east for Cardiff 
The long voyage home 
In the zone 
lie 

Where the cross is made 
The rope 

O'Neill, Eugene G. Thirst and other one act plays. Bost. Gorham Press, 

1914. 
Thirst 
The web 
Fog 

Recklessness 
(Also "Warnings," two scenes) 

Painton, Edith F. A. TJ. Dialogues and plays for entertainment days. Chic. 

Beckley-Cardy, 1917. 
Studying for a test 
Writing a school play 
Organizing a society 
The Popular Dick 
The Bairves' Saturday night 
Rehearsing the program 
Murdering the language 
The lost colors 
The Camp-fire girl 
A country cousin 
(Also one longer play and several dialogues) 

Painton, Edith F. A. U. Specialty entertainments for little folks. Chic. 

Beckley-Cardy, 1917. 
The doll show 
Good-bye all ! 

Coming home to Grandma's 
The Provident society 
(Also many entertainments) 

Parker, Mary M. Monologues, stories, jingles and plays. Chic. Frederick 

J. Drake, 1917. 
Killing time 
Love behind the scenes 
The Princess Innocence 
A quiet evening at home 
The rehearsal 
(Also dialogues, jingles and "Powder and patches," a play in two acts) 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLATS 309 

Payne, Fanny U. Plays and pageants of citizenship. N. Y. Harper, 1920. 

The soap-box orator 

The victory of the good citizen 

Old tight-wad and the victory dwarf 

Rich citizens 

Humane citizens 

(Also three longer pageants) 
Parsons, Margaret G. Red letter day plays. N. Y. Womans Press, 1921. 

Fire-spirits 

The Christmas message 

In a Valentine box 

Jack-I-The-Green 

The potentate of Weatherdom 

'Neath the scepter of Susan 

(Also ten longer plays) 
Payne, F. Ursula. Plays for Anychild. N. Y. Harper, 1918. 

New Year's Day 

Lincoln's birthday 

Washington's birthday 

Arbor Day 

Decoration Day 

Flag Day 

Graduation Day 

Columbus Day 

Thanksgiving Day 

Christmas Day 

Payne, F. Ursula. Two war plays for schools. Brooklyn, N. Y. Training 
School for teachers. Bulletin II., 1918. 

The vision of Columbus 

The conversion of Mrs. Slacker 
Pearse, Padraic H. Collected works. Dublin. Maunsel, 1917. 

The singer 

The king 

The master 

losagan 

(Also many stories and poems) 
Pearse, Padraic. The singer and other plays. Dublin, Maunsel, 1918. 

The singer 

The king 

A morning call 

Those landladies 

Breaking the ice 

A pair of lunatics 

Pinski, David. King David and his wives, tr. fr. Yiddish by Isaac Gold- 
berg. N. Y. Huebsch, 1923. 

Michal 

Abigail 

Bathsheba 

In the harem 

Abishag 

Pinski, David and others. Six plays of the Yiddish Theatre, tr. and ed. 
by Isaac Goldberg. Bost. John W. Luce, 1916. 

Abigal Pinski, David 

Forgotten souls Pinski, David 

She must marry a doctor Rabinowitsch, Solomon J. 

Winter Ash, Sholom 

The sinner Ash, Sholom 

In the dark Hirschbein, Perez 



310 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Pinski, David and others. Six plays of the Yiddish Theatre. Second 
series tr. & ed. by Isaac Goldberg. Bost. John W. Luce, 1918. 

Little heroes Pinski, David 

' The stranger PJnski, David 

On the threshold Hirschbein, Perez 

Poetry and prose Levin, Z. 

The black sheep Kobrin, Leon 

The secret of life Kobrin, Leon 

Pinski, David. Ten plays tr. from the Yiddish. N. Y. Huebsch, 1920. 

The phonograph 

The God of the newly rich wool merchant 

A dollar 

The cripples 

The inventor and the king's daughter 

Diplomacy 

Little heroes 

The beautiful nun 

Poland 1919. 

The stranger 
Playbits: fragments for concert folk. N. Y. French, 1922. 

A breakfast breeze 

"Hand it !" 

Gloom 

A. D. 2000 

(Also dialogues, a monologue and one scene series) 
Plays for amateur actors. (New ed. ) Lond. Pearson, 1921. 

G for George Ruck, Berta 

The silver salt-cellars Wishing, Stuart 

The Sevres tea-cups Wishing, Stuart 

Cupid in the kitchen Harris, Ada L. 

The proof of the pudding Martin, O. Percy 

The marriage of Dotty Thornton, Clare 

A quiet little dinner Cobb, Thomas 

For the defendant with costs Baily, F. E. 

The cure that failed Wentworth-Jones, Gertie de S. 

(Also "The black and white Pierrot," two acts) 
Plays with a punch. Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1916. 

A crooked man and his crooked wife Andrews, Kenneth L. 

His chance Mann, Herbert A. 

The alarm Fawcett, Marion R. 

A bride from home Steell, Willis 

Brother Dave Steell, Willis 

Faro Nell Steell, Willis 

A game of comedy Cook, Sherwin L. 

A scratch race Makee, Walt 

The substance of ambition Warren, Marie F. 

Her picture Baker, Rachel E. 

R*d or white? Browne, William M. 

Poole, Evan. An age of steel. Lond. Heath, Cranton & Ouseley, 1913. 

The post of honour 

Blood Royal 

The promise 

The King's letters 

Poole, Madeline. The elf that stayed behind and other plays for children. 
Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1918. 

The elf that stayed behind 

The master 

(Also "losagan," a longer play) 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 311 

Peixotto, Eustace M. Ten boys' farces. Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1916. 

Ding-a-ling 

The last rehearsal 

Rosie, the girl from Paris 

The teacher's pet 

Lost but found 

Political promises 

When the cat is away 

Chips off the old block 

The tramp barbers 

(Also one longer play) 
Pemberton, May. Christmas plays. N. Y. Crowell, 1915. 

Lost toys 

Mistletoe and holly 

Christmas in Rhyme-Land 

Plielps. Pauline and Short, Marion, ed. Sixteen two-character plays. 
N. T. Edgar S. Werner, 1906. 

A box of powders 

A husband in clover 

Villain and victim 

Fast friends 

A happy ending 

Two jolly girl bachelors 

A show of hands 

A backward child 

The crystal-gazer 

The confederates 

"The nettle" 

He, she and it 

The goblins 

The Quaker way 

The Christmas box 

A Puritan prank 

Potter, Dorothy. Under the eagle : three plays with a prologue and epilogue. 
Bost. Gorham Press, 1916. 

"Watchful waiting" 

Yellow yielding 

"Bombast and Platitudes" 

(Also a Prologue and Epilogue) 

Practical Publishing Co. Christmas plays for children. Series I. West- 
field, N. J. Practical Pub. Co., 1916. 

Little helpers 

Christmas stars 

King Christmas 

Four little fir trees 

(Also two long plays and three plays of a different type) 
Provincetown plays. First series. N. Y. Shay, 1916. 

Bound east for Cardiff O'Neill, Eugene G. 

The game Bryant, Louise 

King Arthur's socks Dell, Floyd 

Provincetown plays. Second series. N. Y. Shay, 1916. 

Freedom Reed, John 

Enemies Boyce, Neith & Hapgood. Hutchins 

Suppressed desires Cook, G. C. & Glaspell, Susan 

Provincetown plays. Third series. N. Y. Shay, 1916. 

The two sons Boyce, Neith 

Lima beans Kreymborg, Alfred 

Before breakfast O'Neill, Eugene G. 



312 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Rawson, Graham S. The stroke of Marbot and two other plays of Napo- 
leonic times. Lond. T. Fisher Unwin, 1917. 
The stroke of Marbot 
The dangers of peace 
The Pastor of Jena 

Reely, Mary K. Daily Bread ; A window to the south ; The lean years ; 

one-act plays. N. Y. Wilson, 1919. 
Daily bread 
A window to the south 
The lean years 

Rice, Cale Y. The immortal lure. Garden City, N. Y. Doubleday, Page, 

1911. 
Giorgione 
Arduin 
O-Ume's gods 
The immortal lure 

Rice, Wallace. Suggestions for giving six little plays for Illinois children. 

Illinois Centennial Commission. State of Illinois, 1918. 
Children of the Illini 
Children of France 
Pioneer boys and girls 
The underground railroad 
Children of the Civil War 
Children in the Great War 

Richards, Laura E. The pig brother play-book. Bost. Little, Brown, 1915. 
The shadow 
For you and me 
The useful coal 
The sailor man 
The cooky 
"Oh, dear !" 
"Go" and "Come" 
Child's play 
The naughty comet 
The tangled skein 
The cake 
About angels 
The great feast 
The wheat-field 
(Also "The pig brother" and "Hokey Pokey," longer plays) 

Richardson, Grace. Summer snow and other fairy plays. Chic. Saalfield 

Pub. Co., 1916. 
The battle of the days 
Goblin guests 
(Also two longer plays) 

Roberts, Morley. Four plays. Lond. Nash, 1911. 
The hour of greatness 
The lamp of God 
The white horse 
The lay figure 

Rogers, Thomas B. Five plays. Lond. Philip Allan, 1920. 
The forfeit 
The hall of laughter 
Eyes to the blind 
The Saint-King 
The heirloom 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 313 

Rusclike, Egmont W. "The echo" and "A bit o' verse." Bost. Stratford 
Co., 1918. 

The echo 

Death speaks 

The intangible 

(Also many poems) 

St. Nicholas book of plays and operettas. Second series. N. Y. Cen- 
tury, 191G. 

The dream-toy shop Baker, Jessie M. 

Christmas babes in the woods Swain, Corinne R. 

Which shall be king? Jones, Anna Van Marter 

The Christmas conspiracy Woodbridge, Elizabeth 

How Christmas was saved Markham, Catharine 

The first Thanksgiving Miller, Agnes 

Everychild Nichols, Content S. 

"Everygirl" Field, Rachel Lyman 

Lord Malapert of Moonshine Castle Brooks, E. S. 

A friend in need Frank, Maude M. 

The new Red Riding-Hood Brooks, E. S. 

(Also two operettas and a Shadow play) 

Sanders, Helen F. Petalesharoo, and The Star Brave. Butte, Montana. 
McKee Printing Co., 1910. 

Petalesharoo 

Star Brave 
Sargent, Herbert C. Pierrot playlets. N. Y. French, 1920. 

A burlesque pantomime 

The registry office 

The pavement artist 

The tourist agency 

An amateur rehearsal of Hamlet 

Buying a house 

Emigration 

Life insurance 

The American bar 

The prize picture 
Sannders, Louise. Magic lanterns, a book of plays. N. Y. Scribner, 1923. 

Figureheads 

Our kind 

See-saw 

King and Commoner 

(Also "Poor Maddalena," a longer play 

Schafer, Barbara L., ed. A book of one-act plays. Indianapolis. Bobbs- 
Merrill, 1922. 

Nevertheless Walker, Stuart 

The heart of Pierrot Scott, Margretta 

The bank robbery Ehrmann, Max 

The Dryad and the Deacon Bates, William O. 

In the light of the manger Bates, William O. 

Phoebe Louise Sobel, Bernard 

Ever young Gerstenberg, Alice 

The man who couldn't say "No" Harris, Claudia L. 

The Deacon's hat Marks, Jeannette 

The exchange Thurston, Althea 

Schnitzler, Arthur. Anatol. (Paraphrased by Granville Barker) Bost. 
Little, Brown, 1917. 

Ask no questions and you'll hear no stories 

A Christmas present 

An episode 



314 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Keepsakes 
A farewell supper 
Dying pangs 
The wedding morning 
Schnitzler, Arthur. Anatol ; Living hours ; The Green Cockatoo, tr by 

Grace Isabel Colbron. (The Modern library of the World's Best Books) 

N. Y. Boni & Liveright, 1917. 
Anatol Questioning fate 
Anatol Christmas shopping 
Anatol Episode 
Anatol Milestones 
Anatol The farewell supper 
Anatol Dissolution 
Anatol Anatol's wedding morning 
Living hours 
The lady with the dagger 
Last masks 
Literature 
The green Cockatoo 
Schnitzler, Arthur. Comedies of words and other plays. Cincinnati. 

Stewart Kidd, 1917. 
The hour of recognition 
The big scene 
The festival of Bacchus 
Literature 
His helpmate 
Schnitzler, Arthur. The green Cockatoo and other plays. Lond. Gay & 

Hancock, n. d. 
The green Cockatoo 
The mate 
Paracelsus 
Searle, Katharine. Three war sketches. Cambridge, Mass. Powell Pub. 

Co., 1916. 
Her story 

The march of truth 
"Hatred" 

Seymour, Mrs. Arthur T. The protest of the trees and Flossie's first alpha- 
bet lesson : two blue bird plays. Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1918. 
The protest of the trees 
Flossie's alphabet lesson 
Sharp, William. Vistas, the gypsy Christ and other imaginings. N. Y. 

Duffield, 1912. 
Finis 

The passion of P6re Hilarion 
The birth of a soul 
A northern night 
The black Madonna 
The fallen God 
The coming of the Prince 
The passing of Lilith 
The whisperer 
Shaw, George B. Heartbreak House ; Great Catherine, and playlets of the 

war. N. Y. Brentano's, 1919. 
O'Flaherty, V. C. 
The Inca of Perusalem 
Augustus does his bit 
Annajanska, the Bolshevik Empress 
(Also "Heartbreak House," three acts; and "Great Catherine," four scenes) 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 315 

Shay, Frank, ed. Contemporary one-act plays of 1921. (American) Cin- 
cinnati. Stewart Kidd, 1922. 

Mirage Baird, George M. P. 

Napoleon's barber Caesar, Arthur 

Goat alley Culbertson. Ernest H. 

Sweet and twenty Dell, Floyd 

Tickless time Glaspell, Susan & Cook, George C. 

The hero of Santa Maria Goodman. Kenneth S. & Hecht, Ben 

All gummed up Gribble, Harry Wagstaff 

Thompson's luck Grover, Harry G. 

Fata Deorum Guske, Carl W. 

Finders-keepers Kelly, George 

Solomon's song Kemp, Harry 

Matinata Langner. Lawrence 

The conflict McCauley, Clarice V. 

Two slatterns and a king Millary, Edna St. V. 

Thursday evening Morley, Christopher 

The dreamy kid O'Neill, Eugene 

Forbidden fruit Smith, George J. 

Jezebel Stockbridge, Dorothy 

Sir David wears a crown Walker. Stuart 

(Also "Pearl of Dawn" by Holland Hudson, ten scenes) 
Shay, Frank. A treasury of plays for men. Bost. Little, Brown, 1923. 

Four who were blind Clements, Colin 

The Devil's gold Curry, Sarah J. 

Blood o' Kings Dransfield, Jane 

It isn't done Glick, Carl 

Outclassed Glick, Carl 

The hand of Siva Goodman. K. S. & Hecht, Bess 

Action ! Hudson, Holland 

The Alchemist Kenyon, Bernice L. 

The silent waiter Kreymborg, Alfred 

Vote the new moon Kreymborg, Alfred 

The stick-up Loving, Pierre 

The accomplice Marshall, Abigail 

The judgment of Indra Mukerji, Dhan G. 

The beggar and the King Parkhurst, Winthrop 

Just two men Pilot. Eugene 

Freedom Reed. John 

Release Smith, Edward H. 

The rusty door Smith, Howard F. 

The gold circle Stevens, Thomas W. 

Three wishes Stevens, Thomas W. 

In front of Potter's Tompkins, Frank G. 
Shay, Frank, ed. A treasury of plays for women. Bost. Little, Brown, 
1922. 

The siege Clements, Colin C. 

Columbine Clements, Colin C. 

The china pig Emig, Evelyn 

Ever young Gerstenberg, Alice 

For distinguished service Knox, Florence Clay 

Rocking chairs Kreymborg, Alfred 

Manikin and Minikin Kreymborg, Alfred 

The conflict McCauley, Clarice V. 

Rehearsal Morley, Christopher 

Before breakfast O'Neill. Eugene 

My lady dreams Pillot, Eugene 

Blackberryin' Smith. Howard Forman 

The stronger woman Strindberg, August 

Motherly love Strindberg, August 



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(Also a monologue and two longer plays) 

Shay, Frank & Loving, Pierre, ed. Fifty contemporary one-act plays. 
Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 1920. 



Madonna Dianora 

Literature 

The intruder 

Interlude 

Monsieur Lamblin 

Francoise Luck 

Altruism 

The tenor 

A goodwoman 

The little stone house 

Mary's wedding 

The baby carriage 

The Pierrot of the minute 

The subjection of Kezia 

The constant lover 

The judgment of Indra 

The workhouse ward 

Louise 

The grandmother 

The rights of the soul 

Love of one's neighbor 

The boor 

His widow's husband 

A sunny morning 



The creditor 
Autumn fires 
Brothers 
In the morgue 
A death in fever flat 
The slave with two faces 
The slump 
Mansions 
Trifles 

The pot boiler 
Enter the hero 
The shepherd in the distance 
Boccaccio's untold tale 
Another way out 
Aria da capo 
Helena's husband 
The shadowed star 
He 

The nursery maid of heaven 
Three travellers watch a sunrise 
Sham 

The medicine show 
For all time 
The finger of God 
Night 

Forgotten souls 
Sindelar, Joseph C. 

Cardy. 1922. 
In the east 
The minister's daughter 



Hofmannsthal, Hugo von 

Schnitzler, Arthur 

Maeterlinck, Maurice 

More, Federico 

Ancey, George 

Porto-Riche, Georges de 

Ettlinger, Karl 

Wedekind, Frank 

Bennett, E. Arnold 

Calderon, George 

Cannan, Gilbert 

Crocker, Bosworth 

Dawson, Ernest 

Ellis, Mrs. Havelock 

Hankin, St. John 

Mukerji, Dhan G. 

Gregory, Lady 

Speenhoff, J. H. 

Biro, Lajos 

Giacosa, Giuseppe 

Andreyeo, Leonid 

Tchekoff, Anton 

Benevente, Jacinto 

Alvarez, Sera fin Q. & Alvarez, Joa- 

quin Q. 

Strindberg, August 
Wied, Gustav 
Beach, Lewis 
Cowan, Sada 
Cronyn, George W. 
Davies, Mary C. 
Day, Frederic L. 
Flanner, Hildegarde 
Glaspell, Susan 
Gerstenberg, Alice 
Helburn, Theresa 
Hudson. Holland 
Kemp, Harry 
Langner, Lawrence 
Millay, Edna St. V. 
Moeller. Philip 
MacMillan, Mary 
O'Neill, Eugene G. 
Stevens, Thomas W. 
Stevens, Wallace 
Tompkins, Frank G. 
Walker, Stuart 
Wellman, Rita 
Wilde, Percival 
Asch, Sholom 
Pinski, David 
Bright entertainments for Christmas. Chic. Beckley- 



Denton, Clara J. 
Denton, Clara J. 



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The strike in Santa Glaus Land Denton, Clara ,T. 

(Also recitations, drills, dialogues, and duologues) 
Sindelar, Joseph C. The new Christmas book. Chic. A. Flanagan, 1910. 

An unsuccessful hunt Denton, Clara J. 

Trouble in the toy room Denton, Clara J. 

Skinner, Eleanor L. & Skinner, Ada M. Children's plays. N. Y. Apple- 
ton. 1918. 

Nick Bluster's trick 

Professor Frog's lecture 

Mother Autumn and North Wind 

A royal toy-mender 

(Also seven longer plays) 

Smith, Alice M., ed. Short plays by representative authors. N. Y. Mac- 
millan, 1920. 

The Merry Merry Cuckoo Marks, Jeannette 

The locked chest Masefield. John 

Six who pass while the lentils boil Walker, Stuart 

The silver lining Mackay. Constance D. 

By ourselves Fulda, Ludwig 

The rider of dreams Torrence, Ridgely 

Spreading the news Gregory, Lady 

The Swan song Chekhov, Anton 

The man on the Kerb Sutro, Alfred 

The shadowed star MacMillan, Mary 

(Also "The Hraun farm," by Sigurjonsson, three acts, and "The post office," 

by Tagore, two acts) 

Smith College. Theatre workshop plays an anthology, 1918-1921. The 
Theatre workshop. Smith College, Northampton, Mass. 1921. 

Isotta's triumph Tritch, Martha 

Made in heaven Shapiro, Mathilde 

Spineless Finch, Elsie G. 

Ingenuous grandmother Whitford, Mary V. 

At the end of the rope Levy, Edith 

The two prisoners Matlack, Judith 

The realist Rosenthal, Rosa 

In my day O'Hanlon, Ruth 

Avenues Butts, Dorothy 

Germekhausen Ellet, Marion 

Smith, Evelyn. Form-room plays. Junior book. N. Y. Dutton, 1920. 

The swineherd (fr. Hans Andersen) 

The Parlement of Foules (fr. Chaucer) 

The death of Balder (Norse legend) 

The cock and the fox (fr. Chaucer) 

The perfect holiday (fr. Alcott Little women) 

(Also eight longer plays) 

Smith, Laura R. Helps and hints for Hallowe'en. Lebanon, Ohio. March 
Bros., 1920. 

Jack Frost's surprise 

A historical Hallowe'en 

The witch's dream 

A Hallowe'en carnival and wax-work show 

Hallowe'en puppet play 

(Also exercises, drills, and dialogues) 
Sohel, Bernard. Three plays. Bost. Gorham Press, 1913. 

Jennie knows 

Mrs. Bompton's dinner party 

There's always a reason 



318 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Soble, Mae Stein. (Mrs. John J. Soble) Bible plays for children. N. Y. 
Jas. T. White, 1919. 

The first temptation 

Mother love finds a way 

The call of God 

The golden calf 

The promised land 

(Also a longer play and four story interpretations) 

Someple, pseud. Mother Goose dramatized. Lebanon, Ohio. March Bros., 
1923. 

Old Mother Goose 

Three-score miles and ten 

Cock Robin 

The old woman and her pig 

Curly locks 

Over the hills and far away 

Bye, Baby Bunting 

I have a little nut tree 

Twinkle-Twinkle 

Nanny Etticoat 

(Also two longer plays) 

Stapp, Emilie Blackmore & Cameron, Eleanor. Happyland's fairy 
grotto plays. Bost. Houghton, Mifflin, 1922. 

The tadpole school 

The lost firewood 

The little gray lady 

The holly wreath 

Molly's New Tear's party 

Mr. February than 
Stevens, Henry B. A cry out of the dark. Bost. Four Seas, 1919. 

The meddler 

Bolo and Babette 

The madhouse 

Stevenson, Augusta. Children's classics in dramatic form. Book I. Bost. 
Houghton, Mifflin, 1911. 

The two holes 

The little fish 

The hare and the tortoise 

How a prince was saved 

A piece of cheese 

In bad company 

The sick deer 

The golden bucket 

The house of brick 

The cat that waited 

The honest woodman 

The tracks to the den 

The moon's silver cloak 

The clever cock 

The King's good friend 

The fairy and the cat 

The beautiful song 

The mill that ground hot porridge 

The Christmas pitcher 
(Also five longer plays) 

Stevenson, Augusta. Children's classics in dramatic form. Book II. Bost. 

Houghton, Mifflin, 1909. 
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AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 319 

The wolf and the horse 

The wise crow 

The wolf and the lamb 

The selfish woman 

The blind men and the elephant 

The shepherd-boy who called wolf 

The wish-bird 

The proud ring-finger 

The vain jack daw 

The endless tale 

The pot of gold 

The hare and the hedgehog 

Fishing on dry land 

King Alfred and the cakes 

(Also eight longer plays) 

Stevenson, Augusta. Children's classics in dramatic form. Book III. 

Boston. Houghton, Mifflin, 1908. 
The travellers and the hatchet 
The old man and his grandson 
The crow and the fox 
The miller, his son, and their donkey 
Each in his own place 
The cat and the mouse 
The two countrymen 
(Also nine longer plays) 

Stevenson, Augusta. Children's classics in dramatic form. Book IV. 

Bost. Houghton, Mifflin, 1910. 
The pen and the inkstand 
An honest critic 

Bernard Palissy, Enameller to his majesty 
Lafayette's toast 
(Also eleven longer plays) 

Stigler, W. A. Three plays. Memphis, Tenn. National Drama Co., 1923. 
Be sociable 
Little owl 
(Also "Where east meets west," three acts) 

Strindberg, August. Plays. Second series, tr. by Edwin Bjorkman. 

N. Y. Scribner, 1913. 
Miss Julia 
The stronger 
Creditors 
Pariah 

Sturgis, Granville F. Little plays for all occasions. Bost. Cornhill Pub. 

Co., 1923. 
Madame 
The fatal pill 
Red roses 
Two of a kind 
Just before dawn 
Winning a husband 
Little Colombine 
Our Mary 
A college joke 
The butcher's daughter 
The widow Sabrina 
One war babe 
Sturgis, Rebecca F. 



320 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Sndermann, Hermann. Morituri : three one-act plays. N. Y. Scribner, 

1910. 
Teja 

Fritzchen 
The eternal masculine 

Sndermann, Hermann. Roses : four one-act plays. N. Y. Scribner, 1916. 
Streaks of light 
The last visit 
Margot 
The far-away princess 

Sutherland, Evelyn G. In office hours and other sketches. Bost. Walter 

II. Baker, 1900. 
In office hours 

A quilting party in the thirties 
In Aunt Chloe's cabin 
The story of a famous wedding 

Sutherland, Evelyn G. Po' White trash and other one-act dramas. Chic. 

Herbert S. Stone, 1900. 
Po' White trash 
In far Bohemia 
The end of the way 
A comedie" Royall 
A bit of instruction 
A song at the castle 
Rohan the Silent 
At the barricade 
Galatea of the toy-shop 

Sntro, Alfred. Five little plays. N. Y. Brentano's, 1914. 
The man in the stalls 
A marriage has been arranged 
The open door 
The man on the kerb 
The bracelet 

Sutro, Alfred. Women in love : eight studies in sentiment. Lond. George 

Allen, 1902. 
The correct thing 
The gutter of time 
Ella's apology 
A game of chess 
The salt of life 
Mr. Steinmann's corner 
A maker of men 
(Also "Maggie," a monologue) 

Symons, Arthur. Tragedies: N. Y. John Lane, 1916. 
The death of Agrippina 
Cleopatra in Judaea 
(Also "The harvesters," three acts) 

Synge, J. M. The shadow of the glen, and Riders to the sea. Lond. Elkin 

Mathews, 1911. 
The shadow of the glen 
Riders to the sea 

Synge, J. M. The Tinker's wedding ; Riders to the sea ; and The shadow of 

the glen. Dublin, Maunsel, 1911. 
The riders to the sea 
The shadow of the glen 
(Also "The Tinker's wedding," two acts) 



AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 321 

Syrett, Netta. The fairy doll and other plays for children. N. Y. Dodd, 
Mead, 1922. 

The fairy doll 

Christmas in the forest 

The Christening of Rosalys 

The enchanted garden 

The strange boy 

Syrett, Netta. Robin Goodfellow and other fairy plays for children. Lond. 
Lane, 1918. 

Robin Goodfellow 

Princess Fragoletta 

The old toys 

Queen Flora's court 

(Also "Venus and Cupid," and "The Dryad's awakening," both sketches for 

a ballet) 
Syrett, Netta. Six fairy plays for children. N. Y. John Lane, 1903. 

The dream lady 

Little Bridget 

White magic 

The wonderful rose 

In Arcady 
Taft, Grace E. Chimalman and other poems. N. Y. The Cameo Press, 1916. 

Chimalman 

Tecpancaltzin 

Teoteuctli 

(Also seven poems) 

Theis, Grover. Numbers and other one-act plays. N. Y. Nicholas L. Brown, 
1919. 

Numbers 

Between fires 

The crack in the bell 

There's a difference 

Like a book 

Thorp, Josephine and Kimball, Rosamond. Patriotic pageants of today. 
N. Y. Holt, 1918. 

The answer Thorpe, Josephine 

When Liberty calls Thorpe, Josephine 

The torch Thorpe, Josephine 

The call to the Youth of America Kimball, Rosamond 

Torrence, Ridgley. Plays for a Negro Theatre. N. Y. Macmillan,* 1917. 

Granny Maumee 

The rider of dreams 

Simon the Cyrenian 

Tucker, Louise E. and Ryan, Estelle L. Historical plays of Colonial days 
for fifth year pupils. N. Y. Longmans, 1912. 

The departure 

William Penn's Treaty with the Indians 

Cherry pie 

The Quakers in New England 

Gentlemen of Virginia 

Massasoit's illness 

Little Pilgrims 

The beginning of Negro slavery 

The strategy of Director Kieft 

An encounter in the forest 

Wampum belts 

The Pilgrims in Holland 

Pocahontas in London 



322 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

The Easter rabbit 
The first crop of apples 
A skirmish at Rensselaerswijck 
How the Indians planted powder 
Indian gifts 

A Christmas tree in New England 
Robert Morris and the Revolution 
At anchor 
A narrow escape 
Stormy times 
The first winter 
Virginia children of long ago 
Saturday night in New England 

Tupper, Wilbur S. Six short plays. Bost. Four Seas, 1922. 
Mr. Fraser's frien'ds 
In Toscana tavern 
Onesimus 
The bargain 
Figs and thistles 

(Also "The wise man of Nineveh," two acts) 

University of Washington Plays. First series. Seattle, Wash. Uni- 
versity of Washington Press, 1921. 

Jet Shepherd, Esther 

Imposition Miller, Max 

These wild young people O'Connor, J. M., Jr. 

Tweedledum Richardson, Otis 

Vagabond plays. First series. Baltimore. Norman, Remington Co., 1921. 
The double miracle Garland, Robert 

On Vengeance Height Davis, Allan and Vencill, Cornelia C. 

Pan in ambush Patterson. Marjory 

Release Smith, Edward H. 

The importance of being a roughneck Garland, Robert 
The conflict McCauley, Clarice Vallette 

Viarney, Alice S. Story plays old and new. Book III. N. Y. American 

Book Co., 1915. 
The daisy 

In union there is strength 

Don't count your chickens until they are hatched 
The circus 
Christmas 

Welcoming the New Year 
(Also twelve longer plays) 
Verga, Giovanni and others. Plays of the Italian Theatre, tr. by Isaac 

Goldberg. Bost. John W. Luce, 1921. 
The wolf-hunt Verga, Giovanni 

Water upon fire Morselli, Ercole L. 

Gastone, the animal tamer Morselli, Ercole L. 

The sparrow Lopez, Sabatino 

Sicilian times Pirandello, Luigo 

Viereck, George S. A game at love and other plays. N. Y. Brentano's, 

1906. 

A game at love 
The mood of a moment 
From death's own eyes 
A question of fidelity 
The butterfly : a morality 

Viets, Edward. The masque of morning and other poems. Bost. Four Seas, 
1921. 



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The masque of morning 
Noon, an interlude 
The masque of evening 
(Also poems) 

Wagstaff, Blanche S. Colonial plays for the school-room. Bost. Educa- 
tional Pub. Co., 1912. 
Colonial Virginia 
The first Thanksgiving 
A witchcraft story 
A Pennsylvania incident 
Life in New York 
The Georgia debtors 
An Indian story 
Revolutionary days 

Three compromises of the Constitution 
(Also "The Columbus story," a longer play) 

Waley, Arthur. The No plays of Japan. N. Y. Knopf, 1922. 

Atsumori Seami 

Ikuta Zembo Motoyasu 

Isunemasa Seami 

Kumasaka Zenchi Ku Ujinobu 

Eboshi-ori Miyamasu 

Bcnkei on the bridge Hiyoshi Sa-ami Yasukiyo 

Kagekiyo Seami 

Hachi No Ki Seami 

Sotoba Komachi Kwanami 

Ukai Enami No Sayemon 

Aya No Tsuzumi Seami 

Aoi No Uye Zenchiku Ujinobu 

Kantan Anon 

The Hoka Priests Zenchika Ujinobu 

Hagoromo Seami 

Taniko Zenchiku 

Ikeniye Seami 

Hatsuyuki Koparu Zembo-Motoyasu 

Haku Rakuten Seami 

Kyogen Esashi Juo 

Walker, Stuart. Portmanteau adaptations. Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 

1921. 

The birthday of the Infanta 
Sir David wears a crown 
Nellijumbo 
(Also "Gammer Gurton's needle," five acts) 

Walker, Stuart. Portmanteau plays. Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 1917. 
The trimplet 
Nevertheless 
The medicine show 
The six who pass while the lentils boil 

Washington Square plays. Garden City, N. Y. Doubleday, Page, 1916. 
The clod Beach, Lewis 

Eugenically speaking Goodman, Edward 

Overtones Gerstenberg, Alice 

Helena's husband Moeller, Philip 

Watt, Mary S. Three short plays. N. Y. Macmillan, 1917. 
Civilization 

The wearin' o' the green 
(Also "An ancient dance," two acts) 



324 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

Waugh, Constance E. Holiday plays for girls. Lond. Wells, Gardner, Dar- 
ton, n. d. 

Under distinguished patronage 

Aunt Penelope 

(Also "Wanted a governess," two acts) 

Webber, James P. and Webster, Hanson H., ed. One-act plays for sec- 
ondary schools. Bost. Houghton, Mifflin, 1923. 

The boy comes home Milne, A. A. 

Followers Brighouse. Harold 

A sunny morning Alvarez, Serafin Q. & Alvarez, Joa- 

quin Q. 

The falcon Tennyson, Alfred Lord 

The coming of Fair Annie Price, Graham 

The Romancers Rostand, Edmoud 

My Lady's lace Knoblach, Edward 

The Lord's prayer Coppee, Frangois 

The cottage on the moor Smith, E. E. and Ireland, D. L. 

Solemn pride Leighton, George R. 

X = O : A night of the Trojan War Drinkwater, John 

The rising of the moon Gregory, Lady 

Nevertheless Walker, Stuart 

Manikin and Minikin Kreymborg, Alfred 

The Beau of Bath Mackay, Constance D. 

The unseen host Wilde, Percival 

The shoes that danced Branch, Anna H. 

Colombine Arkell, Reginald 

Wells, Carolyn. Jolly plays for holidays. Bost. Walter H. Baker, 1903. 

The greatest gift 

Christmas gifts of all nations 

The greatest day in the year 

Is Santa Glaus a fraud? 

A substitute for Santa Glaus 

The day before Christmas 
Wickes, Frances G. A child's book of holiday plays. N. Y. Macinillan, 1910. 

The captured year 

The light 

St. Valentine's house 

The first May baskets 

The thankful heart 

Baucis and Philemon 

(Also three longer plays) 

Wilcox, Constance. Told in a Chinese garden and four other fantastic, plays 
for out-doors or in-doors. N. Y. Holt, 1920. 

Told in a Chinese garden 

Pan pipes 

Four of a kind 

The Princess in the fairy tale 

Mother Goose garden 
Wilde, Percival. Confessional and other American plays. N. Y. Holt, 1915. 

Confessional 

The villain in the piece 

A question of morality 

The beautiful story 

(Also "According to Darwin," two scenes, same setting) 

Wilde, Percival. Dawn with The Noble Lord ; The traitor : A house of 
cards ; Playing with fire ; The finger of God. N. Y. Holt, 1915. 

Dawn 
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The traitor 

A house of cards 

Playing with fire 

The finger of God 

Wilde, Percival. Eight comedies for little theatres. Bost. Little, Brown, 
1922. 

The sequel 

The previous engagement 

The dyspeptic ogre 

In the net 

A wonderful woman 

Catesby 

His return 

Embryo 

'Wilde, Percival. The unseen host and other war plays. Bost. Little, 
Brown, 1917. 

The unseen host 

Mothers of men 

Pawns 

In the ravine 

Valkyrie ! 
Willard, Ellen M. Yuletide entertainments. Chic. T. S. Denison, 1910. 

All the year 'round 

A boy's Christmas 

A Christmas bargain 

The first Christmas 

The King of the year 

Mrs. Randy's Christmas 

Santa Clans' garden 

Santa Glaus in many lands 

The spirit of Christmas 

(Also recitations, monologues, drills etc.) 
Williams, E. Harcourt. Four fairy plays. N. Y. French, 1920. 

Snow-white and Rose-red 

Little Tuk's dream 

The three bears 

(Also "Puss in Boots," a longer play) 

Williams, Frayne. Three Oriental plays. Los Angeles, Calif., J. A. Alles, 
1921. 

The rose garden 

The blue vase 

The man with the bundle 

Wilson, Lillian P. The fruit of toil and other one-act plays. Indianapolis 
Bobbs-Merrill, 1916. 

The fruit of toil 

An episode 

Being the fly 

A voice on the stair 

The empty shrine 

The weight of wings 

This is law 

Living 

Wisconsin plays, ed. by Thomas H. Dickinson. N. Y. Huebsch, 1914. 

The neighbors Gale, Zona 

In hospital Dickinson, Thomas H. 

Glory of the morning Leonard, William E. 

Wisconsin plays. Second series. N. Y. Huebsch, 1918. 

The Feast of the Holy Innocents Ilsley, Marshall S. 



326 AN INDEX TO ONE-ACT PLAYS 

On the Pier Sherry, Laura 

The shadow Jones, Howard M. 

We live again Oilman, Thornton 

Wolfrom, Anna. Human wisps : six one-act plays. Bost. Sherman, French, 
1917. 

The marriage certificate 

Old shoes 

A will-o'-wisp 

Ripening wheat 

The new race 

Danny 

Woodman, Rhoa. The Bobby Bennett plays for children. Chic. Dramatic 
Pub. Co., 1922. 

Fashionable calls 

A bad case of microbes 

In the market place 

Buying a day 

January styles 

Those dreadful Vity-Mines 
'Wright, Harriet S. New plays from old tales. N. Y. Macmillan, 1921. 

The birthday of the Infanta 

Three Sundays in a week 

On the old plantation 

(Also five longer plays) 

Yeats, William Butler. Collected works. Vol. II. Lond. Chapman & 
Hall. 1908. 

The King's threshold 

On Baile's strand 

Deirdre 

The shadowy waters 
Yeats, William Butler. Four plays for dancers. N. T. Macmillan, 1921. 

At the Hawk's well 

The only jealousy of Emer. 

The dreaming of the Bones 

Calvary 

Yeats, William Butler. The King's threshold and On Baile's Strand. 

(Vol. Ill of Plays for an Irish theatre) Lond. A. H. Bullen, 1904. 
The King's threshold 
On Baile's strand 

Yeats, W. B. Plays in prose and verse written for an Irish theatre. N. Y. 

Macmillan, 1922. 
Cathleen in Hoolihan 
The pot of broth 
The hour-glass (in prose) 
The King's threshold 
On Baile's strand 

The shadowy waters, (stage version) 
Deirdre 

The green helmet 
The hour-glass (in verse) 

Yeats, W. B. The hour-glass and other plays. N. Y. Macmillan, 1904. 
The hour glass 
Cathleen Ni Hoolihan 
A pot of broth 

Yeats, William B. Poetical works. Vol. II. Dramatic poems. N Y 

Macmillan, 1907. 
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The land of Heart's Desire 

The shadowy waters (stage version) 

On Baile's strand 

The King's threshold 

Deirdre 

Yeats, "William B. and Gregory, Lady Isabellc A. The Unicorn from 
the stars. N. Y. Macmillan, 1908. 

The Unicorn from the stars Yeats, William B. & Gregory, Lady 

Cathleen Ni Hoolihan Yeats, William B. 

The hour-glass Yeats, William B. 

Young, Stark. Addio ; Madretta and other plays. Chic. Dramatic Pub. 
Co., 1912. 

Addio 

Madretta 

The star in the trees 

The twilight saint 

The dead poet 

The seven kings and the wind 

The Queen of Sheba 
Young, Stark. Three one-act plays. Cincinnati. Stewart Kidd, 1921. 

Madretta 

At the shrine 

Addio