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Darkey Plays: A Collection of Ethiopian Dramas, Farces, Interludes, Burlesque Operas, Ecentricities, Extravaganzas, Comicalities, Whimsicalities, etc., etc. : As Played by the Principal "Burnt Cork" Performers All Over the Union

Griffin, G W H; White, Charles
Format
Book; Online; EBook
Published
New York: : Happy Hours Company, [1874-1875]
Language
English
Contents
  • pt. 1. Deaf-In a horn--Desdemonum--De trouble begins at nine--Challenge dance--Mishaps of Caesar Crum--New Year's calls--Nobody's son--Scipio Africanus--Scenes at Gurney's
  • 16,000 years ago--Dancing mad--pt. 2. The coopers--Jolly millers--Mischievous nigger--Sham doctor--Virginny mummy--Fighting for the union--Dixie, our culler'd brudder--pt. 3. Ticket taker--Uncle Jeff--Black shoemaker--Rooms to let--Troublesome servant--Oh! Hush! or, the Virginny cupids--Quack doctor--Darkey tragedian--pt. 4. The three black smiths--Great arrival--Les miserables--Hop of fashion--The wreck--Dat same old coon--De maid ob de Hunkpuncas--Bones at a raffle--An elephant on ice--pt. 5. Magic penny--Willikens and Dinah--Old Hunks--Highest price for old clothes--Stage struck darkey--Black crook burlesque--Turkeys in season--Old dad's cabin--Aunty Chloe; or, Down to Massa's home--pt. 6. Bone squash--Black Statue--Mazzeppa--Jack's the lad--Feast--The hypochondriac--Actor and singer--Shylock--Old Uncle Billy.
Description
6 parts ; 19 cm.
Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
  • Publisher's advertisements on wrappers.
  • Some of the plays were issued separately, with copyright dates of 1874-75.
  • The majority of the plays were arranged by C. White or G.W.H. Griffin.
  • Each part with its own t.p. and illustrated wrappers. Each play with its own t.p. and pagination.
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Lib. Company. Afro-Americana, 2919
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