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Brief description

Doris Hayball's Out of a Clear Sky forms part of the Campbell Howard Collection of Australian Plays in Manuscript, a resource that provides a unique body of research material concerning Australian drama of the period 1920–55.

Full description

Play Length: One Act
Synopsis: Jim and Bess are living together on their farm, trying to forget Jim's past involvement in a robbery that led to the murder of a storekeeper. By accident, Bess' brutal husband Jake Hamilton finds them one night and threatens to reveal Jim's true identity. He leaves and Jim goes out to shoot him. He bursts in a few moments later, however, admitting that he was unable to kill Hamilton.
Setting: A roughly furnished kitchen-living-room of a wayback farm in Northern Victoria. Night time.
Characters:
1. JIM
2. BESS
3. JAKE (The Stranger)
Cast:
1. Neville Malley
2. Joyce Lambert
3. P. Brigenhaw

Notes

NUNE: Campbell Howard Collection.

First published in The Playbill, May 1935.

Details for description taken from the Campbell Howard Annotated Index of Australian Plays 1920-1955, compiled and edited by Jack Bedson and Julian Croft.

Created: 1935

Data time period: 1920 to 1955

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