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Dampier's Ghost : A Comedy in One Act single work   drama   humour   - One act
Issue Details: First known date: 1937... 1937 Dampier's Ghost : A Comedy in One Act
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This comedic play follows four principal characters as they gather on the veranda of the Bishop's home and inspect his pearls. The conversation turns to ghosts and the Bishop reveals that he suspects he has received visits from the ghost of John Dampier, the buccaneer. As it turns out, "the ghost" in question is one of the four people on the veranda, not a ghost but a thief intent on stealing his pearls. 

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Production Details

  • Produced by Perth Repertory Club, 3 November 1933 by Gerald Ruse..

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Works about this Work

Perth Playwrights : One-Act Plays Presented Polygon , 1933 single work
— Appears in: The West Australian , 2 April 1933; (p. 14)
Perth Playwrights : One-Act Plays Presented Polygon , 1933 single work
— Appears in: The West Australian , 2 April 1933; (p. 14)
Last amended 19 Sep 2022 09:18:02
Subjects:
  • Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,
Settings:
  • 1920s
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