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The Vampire Cat by Gerard Van Etten

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The Vampire Cat

By

GERARD VAN ETTEN

SERGEL'S ACTING DRAMA

No. 641

ART WORKERS LEAGUE

PUBLISHED BY THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY CHARLES H SERGEL, PRESIDENT

Practical Instructions for Private Theatricals

By W. D. EMERSON

Author of "A Country Romance," "The Unknown Rival," "Humble Pie," etc.

Price, 25 cents

Here is a practical hand-book, describing in detail all the accessories, properties, scenes and apparatus necessary for an amateur production. In addition to the descriptions in words, everything is clearly shown in the numerous pictures, more than one hundred being inserted in the book. No such useful book has ever been offered to the amateur players of any country.

CONTENTS

Chapter I. =Introductory Remarks.=

Chapter II. =Stage, How to Make, etc.= In drawing-rooms or parlors, with sliding or hinged doors. In a single large room. The Curtain; how to attach it, and raise it, etc.

Chapter III. =Arrangement of Scenery.= How to hang it. Drapery, tormentors, wings, borders, drops.

Chapter IV. =Box Scenes.= Center door pieces, plain wings, door wings, return pieces, etc.

Chapter V. =How to Light the Stage.= Oil, gas and electric light. Footlights, Sidelights, Reflectors. How to darken the stage, etc.

Chapter VI. =Stage Effects.= Wind, Rain, Thunder, Breaking Glass, Falling Buildings, Snow, Water, Waves, Cascades, Passing Trains, Lightning, Chimes, Sound of Horses' Hoofs, Shots.

Chapter VII. =Scene Painting.=

Chapter VIII. =A Word to the Property Man.=

Chapter IX. =To the Stage Manager.=

Chapter X. =The Business Manager.=

Address Orders to THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

THE VAMPIRE CAT

A PLAY IN ONE ACT FROM THE JAPANESE LEGEND OF THE NABESHIMA CAT

BY GERARD VAN ETTEN

COPYRIGHT, 1918 BY THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY

CHICAGO THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY

CAST OF CHARACTERS

PRINCE HIZEN, LORD OF NABESHIMA.... BUZEN, HIS CHIEF COUNCILLOR........ RUITEN, A PRIEST................... ITO SODA, A COMMON SOLDIER......... KASHIKU, A MAID.................... O TOYO, WIFE OF THE PRINCE.........


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