Gold in the Hills or Dead Sister's Secret


J Frank Davis

Published by Samuel French Inc

Described as a New 19C Melodrama in Three Acts, Gold in the Hills or Dead Sister's Secret piles one dramatic situation upon another

Of course, there's a tenor hero, a heroine pure as snow, a polished villain who is a murderer, kidnapper, thief and insidious tempter

A mortgage on an old farm

Plots against our Nell

Acts I and II take place at the old farmstead, Act III in a Bowery dance hall in the wicked city

M13,F4 + 1 child (10 very small roles). Non-speaking parts - M5,F4 of whom 3 are singers and 1 a pianist - doubling possible

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