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The $39 Man
The $39 Man
By William Gleason.

Cast: 7m., 3w. (Cast includes a narrator, doubling possible.) A narrator states five definitions of the word "hero" and gives an example of each type. There's Hercules, General Custer, Alexander Graham Bell, Tarzan—and each has a hilarious bit of business. However, the greatest hero is Milo Sapperstein, guardian of the city sewage system. Milo's enemy is the dreaded Dr. Draino who, in his eagerness to steal Milo's fianceé, clogs up the sewers, forcing Milo to go down there where he's nearly killed when Dr. Draino turns on the Moto-Rooter blades. As Milo only has $39 with him, the attending physician does what she can to put him back together with spare parts. We guarantee you at least 39 laughs! Bare stage w/ props. Approximate Running Time: 45 minutes.

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Status:  In Stock
Type of show:  One-Act
Catalog Code:  T21
Cast Size:  10
No. of Act(s):  1
Pages:  33
Royalty:  $35.00 /perf.*
Cost:  $7.95
Approx. Running Time:  45 min.
Target Audience: Middle School | High School
Performing Group: High Schools | College Theatre | Community Theatre
ISBN (10): 0871292149
I grew up in Los Angeles where I turned down numerous movie roles because I liked working in a car wash. After high school (Simi Valley), I joined the army and went to Vietnam, where I turned down numerous offers to be a hero because I was a fraidy cat. After the war I became a cop in Texas and ...More
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* Please note that royalties quoted in our catalog are intended for K-12 schools with a standard curriculum only. All other producing groups must submit a completed application.

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