London Wall by John Van DrutenLondon Wall by John Van Druten

London Wall

byJohn Van Druten

Paperback | August 27, 2013

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London Wall is a wryly comic look at the life of women office workers in the 1930s. In a solicitor's office in the City, Brewer, the office manager, sees pretty new 19-year-old typist Pat as fair game. As some of the more experienced secretaries try to warn her, and others leave her to her fate, her steady boyfriend ? an idealistic young writer ? desperately tries to win her back. Meanwhile, cynical Miss Janus' romantic life seems to be over as she is jilted by her lover at the desperate age of 35. First performed in the West End in 1931 starring a young John Mills, filmed in 1932, televised in 1963, but unseen since then until 2013, London Wall is a surprisingly modern look at men's continuing inability to see women as professional equals and colleagues.
Playwright John van Druten (1901-1957) was one of the most successful West End and Broadway playwrights of the 1930s and 1940s. He was known for his witty and urbane observations of contemporary life and society. His first play Young Woodley was originally banned in London by the Lord Chamberlain, but went on to have successful runs i...
London Wall
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Title:London WallFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.25 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:August 27, 2013Publisher:Theatre Communications GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1849434611

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