To What Red Hell

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To What Red Hell, by British playwright Percy Robinson, first performed in 1926, was successfully and twice made into a silent film. It is a melodrama concerning the death penalty. The body of a woman is found in a boarding house. At first she appears to have gassed herself, but it turns out that she has been strangled.

Performance history in South Africa

Produced by Muriel Alexander for the Repertory Players (1929?), starring Sylvie Mathey, Graham Daniels, Phyllis Patley, Bruce Lezard, Henry Ginsberg, A. Norris Goodman and others.


Footlights 1(6):16, 1929.

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