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Les Frères corses

drame/play, pub:1850

A prose drama drawn from the novella Les Frères corses.


From A Bibliography of Alexandre Dumas père by Frank Wild Reed:
     A prose drama in three acts and five tableaux. drawn from Dumas' romance of the same name, but signed only by Eugène Grangé and Xavier de Montépin. Maurel however lists it among Dumas' plays.
     First performed at the Théâtre Historique during the month of August, 1850. Also at the Ambigu Comique in the same year, if one follows Vapereau.
     Original edition : Paris, Dondey-Dupré, 1850.

         References :—
     Maurel: "Les Trois Dumas," page 154.
     Thieme: "Guide Bibliographique" (1907).—Article "Xavier de Montépin."
     Vapereau: "Dictionnaire des Contemporains," 1865.—Article "Xavier de Montépin."
     "Revue d'Art Dramatique," March 1st, 1889, pp. 272-73.

         English Translations :—
     The above play was adapted for the English stage and issued in Lacy's Plays for Acting, in 1852.
     Adapted for the English stage by F. Cooper, Lyceum Theatre ; London, Dicks Standard Plays (N.D.)
     "The Corsican Brothers," a drama founded on Dumas' novel by D. Boucicaut. A souvenir of the play as produced at the Lyceum Theatre was issued, 4to., 1881.
     Refer also to page 166.

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