Dirty Work at the Crossroads or Tempted Tried and True - A Melodrama in Three Acts


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Bill Johnson

Published by Samuel French Inc

3 Male 7 Female

This is a mirthfully tear-jerking story of Nellie Lovelace, an innocent country girl and the dastardly Munro

Munro has a wife, Ida Rhinegold, the dastardly belle of New Haven Music Halls, but that does not prevent him from pursuing Nellie and tearing her from the arms of her dying mother - whom he has poisoned

Nor does it prevent him from driving Adam Oakhart, the blacksmith's son - and Nellie's true love, to drink, or from blackmailing rich Mrs Asterbilt, and bewitching her daughter, Leonie

Add to this colorful mix of characters the antics of the bumbling rustic, Mookie who has his eye on the Asterbilt's French Maid ...

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