The Sulky Fire
The Sulky Fire (1921), translated from the French Le feu qui reprend mal, written by French playwright Jean-Jacques Bernard  (1888-1972). The story concerns the home-coming of an ex-prisoner of war to his wife. Published in The sulky fire : five plays, translated from the French by John Leslie Frith, Jonathan Cape, 1939. Also containing Martine, The Springime of Others, Invitation to a Voyage, The Unquiet Spirit.
Performance history in South Africa
Presented by the Rondebosch Dramatic Society, produced by E. Clifford Jones, with Jones as André, also featuring Audrey Olorenshaw, Elizabeth Richardson, A.J.A. Wilson in the Little Theatre, Cape Town, 1945 .
Translations and adaptations
South African Opinion, 2(5):22, 1945.
Trek, 9(25):18; 10(7):15, 1945.
World Drama, by Allardyce Nicoll. Harrap, 1949.
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