Forty Carats

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Forty Carats [1] is a 1968 Broadway romantic comedy by Jay Allen (1922-2006) [2].

The original text

Adapted from Quarante Carats, a 1966 French play by Pierre Barillet [3] and Jean-Pierre Gredy [4].

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Staged in the Alexander Theatre in Johannesburg, directed by Taubie Kushlick, with Glynis Johns (Ann Stanley), James Leith (Peter Latham), Fiona Fraser (Mrs Margolin), Gordon Mulholland (Billy Boylan), Peter Elliot (Eddy Edwards), Sonya Spain (Maud Hayes), Maxine Goldberg (Trina Stanley), Olive Bodill (Mrs Latham), Tony Jay (Mr Latham) and Richard Boulton (Pat).

Sources

Forty Carats theatre programme (undated)

Petru & Carel Trichardt theatre programme collection.

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