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Written by Charles Rann Kennedy

From the program:

A modern comedy in which the central figure is called by critics a reincarnation of the Christ- a man of mystery, clad in oriental robes, who reads the thoughts of those about him, whose vision extends beyond the walls of the home in which he elects "to serve as a butler.

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Gorham, ME


Theatre, University of Southern Maine Department of Theatre, Theatre Program


Arts and Humanities | Theatre and Performance Studies | Theatre History


Cast of Characters

James Ponsonby Makeshyfte, D. D., The Most Reverend, The Lord Bishop of Lancashire, deaf and nearly blind ... Linwood Card
The Reverend William Smyth, Vicar ... Charles Loomis
Auntie, the Vicar's Wife ... Frances Knight
Mary, their niece ... Anne Welton
Mr. Robert Smith, a gentleman of necessary occupation ... Arthur Boswell
Rogers, a page boy ... John Graves
Manson, a butler ... Robert Anderson

Location: Box 13, Folder 3

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The Servant in the House Program [1939]



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