Dear Ruth

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Dear Ruth is a play by American screenwriter, playwright, producer, and film director Norman Krasna [1] (1909-1984). the play is about an American Junior Miss who wrote a series of passionate letters to an airman in service abroad during the war under her sister's name. Back in America the airman claims Ruth as his bride.

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Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Presented by the Johannesburg Repertory Players at the Library Theatre in Johannesburg in December 1949, starring Anne McMenamin, Lolah Nicholson and Gordon Gilburt.


Trek, 14(1):19. January 1950.

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