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Merton of the Movies
George S. Kaufman
In 1915, Kansas theatre usher Merton Gill is a rabid silent-movie fan. When he brings Mammoth Studios free publicity by imitating star Lawrence Rupert's heroics, they bring him to Hollywood to generate another headline; he thinks he'll get a movie contract. Disillusioned, he haunts the casting offices, where he meets and is consoled by Phyllis Montague, bit player and stunt-woman. When Merton finally gets his "break," though, it's not quite what he envisioned...
|Time Period(s):|| Modern to 1950|
|Play Type: ||Play|
|Runtime: ||82 minutes|
|Set Complexity: ||Average|
|Set Information: ||Not Available|
|Year First Published: ||1922|
|Total Characters: ||16|
|Male Characters: ||10|
|Female Characters: ||6|
|Androgynous Characters:||Not Available|
|Minimum Cast: ||Not Available|
|Maximum Cast: ||Not Available|
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|Publisher: ||Samuel French|
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