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Issue Details: First known date: 1950... 1950 Three Australian Three-Act Plays
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* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,: Australasian Publishing Co. , 1950 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Comets Soon Pass, Dymphna Cusack , 1950 single work drama (p. 1-87)
Shoulder the Sky, Dymphna Cusack , 1945 single work drama radio play

Set in an 'Australian League Canteen' during World War II in an Australian coastal city. The play deals with military life and social status in the context of the war. The characters (22 in total) include voluntary workers who man the canteen, nurses, military personnel from all of the armed forces, and munitions factory workers, from various social levels. One of the characters is an un-named Aboriginal AIF private.

Miss Clancy – Voluntary Helper at Canteen

Matt Payne – A.I.F. Sergeant

An Aboriginal – A.I.F Private

Sister Ruth Wynne – A.I.F. Nurse

Flying-Officer Don Preston – R.A.A.F.

Elmer Lee – Sergeant in U.S. Forces

Bill Stevens – A.I.F. Private

Mrs Fitzgerald – Voluntary Helper at Canteen

Young U.S. Airman

Mrs Stanwell-Rock – Voluntary Helper at Canteen

Mrs Gilden – Voluntary Helper at Canteen

Bettina Smythe – Voluntary Helper at Canteen

Mrs Mona Halliday – Munition Worker and Voluntary Helper at Canteen

'Kokoda' – Young A.I.F. Boy

Jake – Merchant Navy Newfoundlander

Erky – Merchant Navy Cockney

Scottish Naval Rating with R.N.

Laura – A.W.A.S.

Trixie – A.W.A.S.

Sergeant Julie Rutherford – A.A.M.C.

Mrs Shirley Watt – Voluntary Helper at Canteen

(p. 89-177)
Morning Sacrifice, Dymphna Cusack , 1943 single work drama (p. 179-259)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

From Staff-Room to Canteen Miriam Godfrey , 1951 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 12 no. 2 1951; (p. 101-102)

— Review of Three Australian Three-Act Plays Dymphna Cusack 1950 selected work drama ; Comets Soon Pass Dymphna Cusack 1950 single work drama ; Shoulder the Sky Dymphna Cusack 1945 single work drama radio play ; Morning Sacrifice Dymphna Cusack 1943 single work drama
Untitled Keith Macartney , 1951 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 10 no. 4 1951; (p. 406-408)

— Review of Three Australian Three-Act Plays Dymphna Cusack 1950 selected work drama
An Australian Playwright Stephen Elwood , 1950 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Week-End Review , 8 September vol. 1 no. 12 1950; (p. 190)

— Review of Three Australian Three-Act Plays Dymphna Cusack 1950 selected work drama
Drama in Sydney Leslie Rees , 1950 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Quarterly , vol. 22 no. 4 1950; (p. 127-128)

— Review of Three Australian Three-Act Plays Dymphna Cusack 1950 selected work drama
Drama in Sydney Leslie Rees , 1950 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Quarterly , vol. 22 no. 4 1950; (p. 127-128)

— Review of Three Australian Three-Act Plays Dymphna Cusack 1950 selected work drama
An Australian Playwright Stephen Elwood , 1950 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Week-End Review , 8 September vol. 1 no. 12 1950; (p. 190)

— Review of Three Australian Three-Act Plays Dymphna Cusack 1950 selected work drama
Untitled Keith Macartney , 1951 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 10 no. 4 1951; (p. 406-408)

— Review of Three Australian Three-Act Plays Dymphna Cusack 1950 selected work drama
From Staff-Room to Canteen Miriam Godfrey , 1951 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 12 no. 2 1951; (p. 101-102)

— Review of Three Australian Three-Act Plays Dymphna Cusack 1950 selected work drama ; Comets Soon Pass Dymphna Cusack 1950 single work drama ; Shoulder the Sky Dymphna Cusack 1945 single work drama radio play ; Morning Sacrifice Dymphna Cusack 1943 single work drama
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