The Last Enemy (play)

The Last Enemy is a 1929 play by actor-writer Frank Harvey. It was initially produced by Tom Walls and ran for 12 weeks.[3] Laurence Olivier was in the cast.[4]

The Last Enemy
Written byFrank Harvey
Date premiered19 December 1929[1][2]
Place premieredFortune Theatre, London
Original languageEnglish
SettingIn the Antarctic at the Perry's and at Warrender's Lodging

It opened on Broadway at the Schubert Theatre on 30 October 1930, with O.B. Clarence from the London cast. The production, directed by Nicholas Hannen, closed after four performances.[5]

It had a run in Sydney in November 1930[6] and again in 1947.[7]

PlotEdit

Two explorers die in the Antarctic but live on as spiritual guides to their children.[8][9]

Original London castEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PERSONAL". The Daily News. Perth: National Library of Australia. 7 December 1929. p. 2 Edition: FINAL SPORTING EDITION. Retrieved 7 December 2012.
  2. ^ "EXPLORERS AS ANGELS". The Daily News. Perth: National Library of Australia. 23 December 1929. p. 1 Edition: HOME FINAL EDITION. Retrieved 7 December 2012.
  3. ^ "FRANK HARVEY'S PLAY DRAWS". The Canberra Times. ACT: National Library of Australia. 11 April 1930. p. 2. Retrieved 7 December 2012.
  4. ^ "STARS OF THE AIR. FRANK HARVEY — ACTOR, PRODUCER, WRITER AND TALENT-SCOUT". Wodonga and Towong Sentinel. Vic.: National Library of Australia. 27 September 1946. p. 4. Retrieved 7 December 2012.
  5. ^ https://www.ibdb.com/broadway-production/the-last-enemy-11250
  6. ^ ""THE LAST ENEMY."". The Sydney Morning Herald. National Library of Australia. 3 November 1930. p. 6. Retrieved 7 December 2012.
  7. ^ "Advertising". The Sydney Morning Herald. National Library of Australia. 8 March 1947. p. 17. Retrieved 7 December 2012.
  8. ^ "MUSIC AND DRAMA". The Sydney Morning Herald. National Library of Australia. 1 February 1930. p. 12. Retrieved 7 December 2012.
  9. ^ "THE PRINTED PLAY". The West Australian. Perth: National Library of Australia. 28 June 1930. p. 5. Retrieved 7 December 2012.

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