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The Zone Police: A Play in One Act Richard Harding Davis

The Zone Police: A Play in One Act

Richard Harding Davis

Published September 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781332214389
Paperback
32 pages
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Excerpt from The Zone Police: A Play in One ActThe scene is laid at the Las Palmas Police Station on the Isthmus of Panama.Scene: - The interior of a police station- bare, and official looking. It belongs to the Canal Zone Police on the Isthmus ofMoreExcerpt from The Zone Police: A Play in One ActThe scene is laid at the Las Palmas Police Station on the Isthmus of Panama.Scene: - The interior of a police station- bare, and official looking. It belongs to the Canal Zone Police on the Isthmus of Panama. It is supposed to stand in an open space within fifty yards of a railroad station on the railroad between Colon and Panama. In the play the station is referred to as Las Palmas.The walls are of plaster or planed boards, in the back wall is a door opening on the level of the ground. Directly to the right of this door is a small stand or table holding a water cooler with a practical spigot and a white enameled cup. On the floor below the spigot, to catch the overflow of water, is a gray stone jar.In the right wall half way down stage is a door of iron bars with a large practical lock. This door is supposed to lead to a corridor of cells. Below this door is a table with a flat top, set broadside to the audience. On it are a student lamp with a green shade, writing materials, long books bound in calfskin. Be hind it facing audience, a plain wooden chair. Down stage far to the left on a line with this table is a larger table, end on to the audience- with a swivel chair to the left of it, facing right. On the center of this table is another student lamp with green shade, writing materials and on the lower end a hand telephone.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.