Drama. Translated and adapted by Helen Walton Stambaugh. From the modern classic by Jean Sartene.
Cast: 4m., 1w. This French import, by way of the Grand Guignal Theatre in Paris, is famous in many countries. It is a play of mounting and terrible tension. Jeanmarie was famous for his incredibly strong grip—"the claw." Now he can neither move nor talk. Paralyzed, he has to sit in his chair and watch while his son's wife entertains her boyfriend, knowing that her father-in-law can't tell his son the truth about her. The conflict between the faithless wife and the paralyzed old man grows till a dramatic accident occurs and the old man for one last time uses his claw! Approximate running time: 20 minutes.