The Prodigal Son single work   sketch (theatrical)   humour  
Issue Details: First known date: 1920-1929 1920-1929
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One of George Wallace's more popular sketches, this tale is a variation on the biblical story. '[It] loses some of its appeal when set down on paper', notes Katrina J. Bard, 'but, told in [Wallace's] imitation of a country yokel while sporting a check shirt, a pair of old trousers worn low under his portly stomach and a battered hat, the comedy apparently reasserts itself' (p.74).

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First known date: ca. 1920-1929
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