Up in Mabel's room

Up in Mabel's room
   Wilson Collison and Otto Harbach's three-act farce opened on 15 January 1919 for 229 performances at the Eltinge Theatre, produced by A. H. Woods. Among the first of a long series of "sex comedies," Up in Mabel's Room has a simple plot involving the efforts of Garry Ainsworth, an awkward new husband, to retrieve a bit of lingerie he gave to his ex-girlfriend, Mabel Es-sington. Hoping to spare his wife Geraldine any embarrassment, he goes to Mabel's apartment and spends considerable effort to retrieve the garment while contending with a number of unwanted arrivals of friends and family. This slight comedy proved remarkably durable in stock and amateur productions, and spawned motion picture versions in 1926 and 1944.

The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater. .

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Mabel Mercer — (* 3. Februar 1900 in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England; † 20. April 1984 in Pittsfield (Massachusetts)) war eine britische Varieté Sängerin und Interpretin des Great American Songbooks, die in Europa und Amerika mit den Größen ihres… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mabel Seeley — (née Hodnefield) (March 25, 1903 Herman, Minnesota 1991) was an American mystery writer.Her family moved to St. Paul in 1920 where she attended Mechanic Arts High School and graduated summa cum laude from University of Minnesota. In 1926 she… …   Wikipedia

  • Mabel Memorial Chapel — is located in Harrisonburg, Virginia and was built in late 19th century to benefit the rural communities of Rockingham County known as Chestnut Ridge and Ridgeville. U.S. Naval Surgeon Luciene Guy Heneberger provided all the building materials… …   Wikipedia

  • Mabel's Strange Predicament — Infobox Film name = Mabel s Strange Predicament imagesize= 250px caption = still director = Henry Lehrman producer = Mack Sennett writer = Henry Lehrman starring = Charles Chaplin Mabel Normand Chester Conklin Alice Davenport Harry McCoy Hank… …   Wikipedia

  • Mabel Mercer — NOTOC Mabel Mercer (February 3 1900 ndash; April 20 1984) was an English born cabaret singer who performed in the United States, Britain, and Europe with the greats in jazz and cabaret. She was a featured performer at Chez Bricktop in Paris,… …   Wikipedia

  • Mabel Loomis Todd — Infobox Writer name = Mabel Loomis Todd imagesize = caption = pseudonym = birthdate = November 10, 1856 birthplace = Cambridge, Massachusetts deathdate = October 14, 1932 deathplace = Hog Island, Maine occupation = writer and editor nationality …   Wikipedia

  • Mack & Mabel — Infobox Musical name=Mack and Mabel caption=Original Broadway Recording music= Jerry Herman lyrics= Jerry Herman book= Michael Stewart basis= productions= 1974 Broadway 1995 West End 2006 West End revival awards= Mack Mabel is a musical with a… …   Wikipedia

  • Objects from The Lost Room — The Objects from The Lost Room are supernatural artifacts from the Sci Fi Channel mini series The Lost Room. The set consists of roughly one hundred everyday items one would expect to find in an occupied motel room in the 1960s. They are… …   Wikipedia

  • A Bit of Luck for Mabel — is a short story by P. G. Wodehouse, which first appeared in the United States in the December 26 1925 issue of The Saturday Evening Post , and in the United Kingdom in the May 1926 Strand . It was included in the collection Eggs, Beans, and… …   Wikipedia

  • The Adventures of Mabel — is a children s novel by Harry Thurston Peck (aka Rafford Pyke) first published in 1896 1897.EditionsThe first edition was published under the pseudonym of Rafford Pyke with illustrations by Melanie Elisabeth Norton. This version was published on …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”