Play of the Month - Season 8

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  • The Caucasian Chalk Circle
    5/16/73
    0.0
    The custody of a boy is disputed by two women, his mother and his caregiver. The matter is settled by a judge, who draws a chalk circle, places the boy in it, and proclaims that whichever woman pulls the boy out of the circle will keep him. While his mother pulls the boy greedily, his caregiver lets him go to prevent hurting him and is awarded custody of the boy by the judge.moreless
  • A Room with a View
    A Room with a View
    Episode 7
    4/15/73
    0.0
    A young Edwardian gentlewoman finds romance while travelling in Italy.
  • Candide
    Candide
    Episode 6
    2/16/73
    10
    A tale depicting the travels and romances of a philosophical adventurer.
  • The Adventures of Don Quixote
    1/7/73
    0.0
    A man who imagines himself to be a knight travels the Spanish countryside with his squire to right wrongs and to win the love of his lady.
  • The Magistrate
    The Magistrate
    Episode 4
    12/20/72
    0.0
    A woman lies about her age in order to marry her second husband, thereby making her son by her first marriage to be 14 instead of 19 years old. Her first husband returns from India and the truth outs itself, despite her attempts to conceal it.
  • King Oedipus
    King Oedipus
    Episode 3
    11/24/72
    0.0
    The life and tragic downfall of the unfortunate King Oedipus.
  • Hedda Gabler
    Hedda Gabler
    Episode 2
    10/20/72
    9.8
    In a small backward Norwegian town in the 1860s, a woman who is married to a scholar whom she does not love subtly asserts her power over the people in her life.
  • The Millionairess
    The Millionairess
    Episode 1
    9/25/72
    7.5
    When a rich woman falls in love with a doctor who rejects her offers of love and money, she suggests a contest to settle the matter.
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