Comedy. By Jules Tasca.
(Doubling, up to 14 m., 14 w.) Twelve delightful Readers Theater shorts which may be read or produced as plays. Included are: Pen Pals, letters between a jailbird and a naive young girl; Postcards from Sicily, about the hair-raising adventures of two travelers; Future Mail, a communication via telescreen in the year 2895; Hamlet (The Telegram Version), telegrams from Hamlet to his schoolmates in Wittenburg; Fairy Tale Mail, a menage of the "Hansel and Gretel," "Little Red Riding Hood" and "Cinderella" stories; Papyrus Found on Mount Ararat, where we hear from Noah's mother-in-law; The Washington Letters, the letters of intrigue between George Washington and his paramour; The Amazing Powers of Eli Frankle, Eli's debate with the American Psychic Association; The Seven Ages of Man, done in pharmacy shipping lists; War Is Annoying, letters from a neurotic mother to her son; Bank Withdrawal, Mr. Muvo's experiences after a visit to the Center for Creative Genetics; and Switching Rooms, the mortal combat of two nuns over exchanging the rooms they've each inhabited for 40 years. Bare stage.