Love and Altitude

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Love and Altitude (also known as The Belle of the Dorp) is a musical by Stephen Black (1880-1931) and Cecil Kellaway (1891-1973).

The original text

Love and Altitude is an elaborate musical-within-a-musical about people in a South African dorp (village) who are devising and presenting a musical in aid of war funds.

The script exists in fragmentary form only. Manuscript and typescript included in the Black collection in the Africana section of the South African Library in Cape Town. A typescript copy is held in the Strange Collection at the Johannesburg Public Library.

Adaptations and translations

Performance history in South Africa


Stephen Gray (ed.) 1984. Stephen Black Three Plays. A.D. Donker.

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