The Black Box eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 291 pages of information about The Black Box.

The story is spectacular and extremely pathetic but withal powerful, both as a book and as a play.

THE GARDEN OF ALLAH.  By Robert Hichens.

This novel is an intense, glowing epic of the great desert, sunlit barbaric, with its marvelous atmosphere of vastness and loneliness.

It is a book of rapturous beauty, vivid in word painting.  The play has been staged with magnificent cast and gorgeous properties.

BEN HUR.  A Tale of the Christ.  By General Lew Wallace.

The whole world has placed this famous Religious-Historical Romance on a height of pre-eminence which no other novel of its time has reached.  The clashing of rivalry and the deepest human passions, the perfect reproduction of brilliant Roman life, and the tense, fierce atmosphere of the arena have kept their deep fascination.  A tremendous dramatic success.

BOUGHT AND PAID FOR.  By George Broadhurst and Arthur Hornblow.

Illustrated with scenes from the play.

A stupendous arraignment of modern marriage which has created an interest on the stage that is almost unparalleled.  The scenes are laid in New York, and deal with conditions among both the rich and poor.

The interest of the story turns on the day-by-day developments which show the young wife the price she has paid.

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MADAME X. By Alexandre Bisson and J. W. McConaughy.

Illustrated with scenes from the play.

A beautiful Parisienne became an outcast because her husband would not forgive an error of her youth.  Her love for her son is the great final influence in her career.  A tremendous dramatic success.

THE GARDEN OF ALLAH.  By Robert Hichens.

An unconventional English woman and an inscrutable stranger meet and love in an oasis of the Sahara.  Staged this season with magnificent cast and gorgeous properties.

THE PRINCE OF INDIA.  By Lew.  Wallace.

A glowing romance of the Byzantine Empire, presenting with extraordinary power the siege of Constantinople, and lighting its tragedy with the warm underglow of an Oriental romance.  As a play it is a great dramatic spectacle.

TESS OF THE STORM COUNTRY.  By Grace Miller White.

Illust. by Howard Chandler Christy.

A girl from the dregs of society, loves a young Cornell University student, and it works startling changes in her life and the lives of those about her.  The dramatic version is one of the sensations of the season.

YOUNG WALLINGFORD.  By George Randolph Chester.

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