The Black Cat

A Play in Three Acts

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Author: John Todhunter
Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 21,766 / 74 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 922
Added to site: 2005.12.05
mnybks.net#: 11668
Genre: Drama
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Miss DORA BARTON. Jane Miss FORRESTER.

The Play produced under the direction of Mr. H. DE LANGE.

The ACTION of the play takes place in Denham's Studio in London, at the PRESENT DAY.


The Black Cat.


Act I.

_Scene: Denham's Studio. Large highlight window in sloping roof at back. Under it, in back wall, door to landing. L of the door the corner is curtained off for model's dressing-room. R of door a large Spanish leather folding screen, which runs on castors, shuts off from the door the other corner, in which is a "throne," pushed up against the wall. Above the "throne" hangs a large square mirror in a carved black frame. In front of the "throne" is a light couch of Greek form, without back._

_Fireplace, with chimney-breasts panelled in old oak, and high overmantel, in which are shelves and cupboards, L._

_Against R wall an old oak cabinet, with carved cornice, and inlaid panelled doors. Close beside it stands on a pedestal a bust o

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