Honesty is the best policy : or, true to the core (VHS tape, 1991) [WorldCat.org]
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Honesty is the best policy : or, true to the core

Author: Daniel P QuinnEric C CulverStephen Collins FosterLouis Moreau GottschalkDavid RaphelAll authors
Publisher: New York, 1991.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Honesty is the best policy is a one-act play concerning an Irish immigrant in America, written in 1877 by John Maguire (1840-1907). In this production it was presented as the second part of a two-act program, with the first act consisting of a concert of 19th century songs and recitations, mostly on Irish themes.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel P Quinn; Eric C Culver; Stephen Collins Foster; Louis Moreau Gottschalk; David Raphel; Don Guyton; Richard Hieronymus; Robert Peterson; Maura Molloy; Michael Healy; Buzz Roddy; John Maguire; New Stagecraft Company, Inc.
OCLC Number: 79419273
Notes: Copy of program available.
Act one ends at 35:52. The act two overture begins at 36:03.
Credits: Design, David Raphel ; lighting, Donald Guyton ; costumes by Richard Hieronymus ; stage manager, Robert Peterson.
Cast: Maura Molloy, Michael Healy and Buzz Roddy.
Event notes: Videotaped at the Irish Arts Center, New York, N.Y., April 1991.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (57 min.) : sound, color SP ; 1/2 in.
Contents: Songs and poems include: Farewell to Erin --
Columbia the free --
Thousands are sailing to Amerikay --
The potato diggers song --
The banjo --
There's a good time coming --
When I landed in Sweet Castle Garden --
If you've only got a moustache --
I dream of Jeanie with the light brown hair --
Open thy lattice, love --
Beautiful dreamer.
Responsibility: the New Stagecraft Company, Inc., Daniel P. Quinn, artistic director, Eric Culver, music director, presents ; a play by John Maguire ; songs by Stephen Foster and Louis Moreau Gottschalk ; direction, Daniel P. Quinn.

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Honesty is the best policy is a one-act play concerning an Irish immigrant in America, written in 1877 by John Maguire (1840-1907). In this production it was presented as the second part of a two-act program, with the first act consisting of a concert of 19th century songs and recitations, mostly on Irish themes.

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NO IRISH NEED APPLY in 1870's NY

by dpquinn (WorldCat user published 2021-03-09) Excellent Permalink
<div style="color: #e2cd7a; font-family: Verdana, Geneva, sans-serif; font-size: 20px; background-color: #60bc9e;">Ireland and the Irish from 1840-1870's.</div> <div style="color: #e2cd7a; font-family: Verdana, Geneva,...
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