Synopsis

The Red Lamp

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Hilliard Booth

Published by Samuel French Inc

3 Male 3 Female

A hungry tramp breaks into a house for food and recognizes a lamp which supposedly brings good luck when lighted

The son befriends the tramp, who leaves on the approach of the head of the house - a strict maiden lady, the boy's aunt

The boy agrees to light the lamp after his aunt has gone, as a signal for the tramp to return

The daughter also agrees to use the same signal to let her lover know her aunt - who disapproves of the match - has left the house

The aunt herself lights the lamp as a signal to a neighbor to have tea ready

Ensuing complications are fast, furious, and unexpected

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