[The crucible : drama in two acts [script] / by Arthur Miller] [1953]


[The crucible : drama in two acts [script] / by Arthur Miller] [1953]

Leaves are numbered to indicate [act]-[scene]-[page number]. Typescript includes crossed out revisions to Act II, Scene 2, and two unnumbered pages of additional dialogue inserted between 2-2-34 and 2-2-35. "McNeil" is pencilled at the top of the first inserted page, a possible reference to actress Claudia McNeil who replaced the original Tituba, Jacqueline Andre, during the play's run at the Martin Beck Theatre in 1953. Drama about the Puritan witch trials in late 17th-century Salem (Mass.) that acts as an allegory for the Communist "witch hunts" of the 1950s in the United States.

[1], 61 l. : [1], 34, [2], 54 l. ; 29 x 23 cm.

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McNeil, Claudia

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Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005

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American playwright and novelist. From the description of Collection, 1936-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363746 From the description of Manuscripts, 1952-1953. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122412075 From the description of Arthur Miller collection, 1936-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 66895316 Arthur Miller, playwright. From the description of The crucible : screen...