The King of Diamonds
There are two South African plays.
The King of Diamonds by Harold J. Laite (1953)
The original play
South African performances
1953: First presented at the Labia Theatre, Cape Town, 1953.
Text of The King of Diamonds, University of Stellenbosch Library Catalogue.
The King of Diamonds - the musical by Bob O'Keefe, and Edgar Adeler
South African Productions
1961: Produced by NTO in 1961. Directed by Robert Langford. Cast included Roscoe Behrmann; Virginia Lee; Joe Stewardson; Viviene Adley; Jimmy Asser; Patrick Mynhardt; Hugo Warren; Bella Mariani; Elizabeth Evans; Tiny Walker; Jo-Ann Pezarro; Gabriel Bayman; Sheila Forbes; Diana Shahn; Patsi Kahn; Ronald Bloch; Alan Cean; George Jackson; Hugh Claven; Ivo Pellegrini; Casper Dyason. Musical director: Bill Walker. Choreography: Richard Daneel.
Other works by this name
1954: According to Stephen Banfield (Sondheim's Broadway Musicals, 1993: p. 27, Stephen Sondheim did a film treatment called The King of Diamonds with Larry Gelbart in 1954. No trace of such a film can be found however.
1961-1962: An American TV series called King of Diamonds was broadcast by **
1991: The King of Diamonds (Chaukat Raja), is a film by directed by Sanjay Soorkar (India, 1991)
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