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Title: Blanke Ballast (White Cargo). [Een spel van de tropenin 3 bedrijven (6 taferelen) translated for the first time by F. Hageman from the original english Hell's Playground bhy Vera Simonton]. [First dutch edition].
Description: S.I. [Amsterdam], s.n. [Het nieuwe Ned. Tooneel], [circa], 1928. Small 8°. Original printed wrappers, stapled. [16]pp. of text, incl. 10 captioned monochrome portraits of dutch actors and actresses of which 6 full-page of Louis Saalborn, Sophie de Vries, John Gobau, Oscar Tourniaire, Bart Kreeft and Elias van Praag, programme at centre-fold with cast and notice at tail by playwright, exp, full-pate review by Jo van Ammers-Küller reprinted from Het Algemeen Handelsblad, pre-view of an upcoming theatre play at rear end, full-page commercial advertisment by a manufacturer of Soaps and detergents Het Anker, featuring a black girl (portrait) by the name of Julia, on lower outer cover. NOT called-for in Royal Dutch Library, KB. Dutch language Programme of a play, a colonial drama set on a small tropical Island off westcoast Africa, in 3 acts, with as cast Cruys Voorbergh, Elias van Praag, Oscar Tourniaire, Philip de Vries and Carl Veerhoff. For the FIRST time translated into dutch and performed by Amsterdam New Dutch Teatre. Interesting publication also for the commercial in which a black girl featurers. (a bit dog-eared, vertical fold visible throughout).

Keywords: literature english playwright play drama acts theatre performance programme amsterdam tropics africa culture heritage performance actor actress voorbergh

Price: EUR 40.00 = appr. US$ 43.47 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 53073