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Issue Details: First known date: 1976... 1976 From the Fourteenth Floor You Can See the Harbour Bridge : A Romantic Comedy in Three Acts
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  • Author's note: My first comedy was described by one critic as 'Poolside Flummery'. In a similar vein this one could be termed 'Bedside Trifle'.

    The serious writer likes to think that there is more to a particular work than its surface appeal. The view from the Fourteenth Floor is not only the view of the harbour bridge but the view of the lives of the characters involved, altered by the intervening years.

    Enjoy the hints of male Chauvinism, of Women's Liberation, of the Middle-Aged Misunderstood Woman.

    But spare some sympathy for the problem of 'older' love, frequently as humorous, as pathetic, as confused as any emotion experienced by Youth during the anguish of first love. Barbara Stellmach Brisbane - August, 1980

  • Dedication: for Rod, with gratitude
  • Shared first prize in an Australia-wide competition conducted by the Society of Women Writers (Australia).

Production Details

  • First produced by the Villanova Players, Brisbane 1979 after winning a women only playwrighting competition.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1976
    • Brisbane, Queensland,: Playlab , 1980 .
      Extent: 53p.
      ISBN: 0908156111
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