Bell, Book and Candle

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Bell, Book and Candle is a comedy by John van Druten (1901–1957)[1].


The original text

An amusing and popular comedy on witchcraft, which opened on Broadway in 1950, directed by the author, and ran for 233 performances. Published by the Dramatists Play Service in 1951. Filmed by Columbia Pictures in 1958.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1956: Produced by National Theatre Organisation in 1956, starring Margaret Inglis, John Hussey, Zoë Randall, Frank Wise and Robert Lang.

1961: Presented by the Little Theatre Players at the Little Theatre, Cape Town, in July, directed by Bill Smuts.

Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Van_Druten

http://judsontheatre.com/bell-book-and-candle/

Inskip, 1972. p.147.

Rinie Stead, 1985b

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