Plays by William Hooker Gillette
All the Comforts of Home, Secret Service, Sherlock Holmes
Normal Price: $54.95
Your Price: $49.46 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.49! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.47 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Plays by William Hooker Gillette by Don B. Wilmeth
Book DescriptionThe American playwright and actor William Gillette is best remembered today for the role of Sherlock Holmes that he first created for the stage in 1899 and played for more than thirty years. Gillette also adapted foreign plays for the American stage and wrote strong melodramas and spy stories in which he frequently appeared himself. This volume includes All the Comforts of Home (1890), Secret Service (1895) and Sherlock Holmes (1899). Gillette's sure grasp of the keys to theatrical success, together with his technical innovations, makes him an interesting and important theatre figure. In his time, as playwright and player, he achieved a new combination of melodramatic suspense with a cool, understated acting style. These three plays represent the range of his dramatic talent.
Buy Plays by William Hooker Gillette book by Don B. Wilmeth from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521284318
(228mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 14-Apr-1983
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Don B. Wilmeth
Cambridge Guide to American Theatre, Hardback (September 2007)
New and updated encyclopedic guide to American theatre, from its earliest history to the present.
American Stage and the Great Depression, Paperback (February 2007)
A study of the 'grotesque' in American theatre of the 1930s.
Theatre in America During the Revolution, Paperback (February 2007)
A chronicle of American and British theatre during the American Revolution.
Theatre Culture in America, 1825-1860, Paperback (February 2007)» View all books by Don B. Wilmeth
A study of pre-Civil War American theatre.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Plays by William Hooker Gillette book by Don B. Wilmeth and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.