The Mock Statue, or The Old Man Deceived

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The Mock Statue, or The Old Man Deceived is a pantomimic work by an unknown author.

The original text

Nothing is known of the original text, but it was apparently part of the repertoire of The Italian Circus.

Performances in South Africa

1847: Performed as a "laughing pantomime[1]" in Buitekant Street, Cape Town by The Italian Circus of Signor Severo and Signor Dalle Case.


F.C.L. Bosman. 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [2]: pp. 434.

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