THE

HASTY HEART
COMEDY-DRAMA IN THREE ACTS

BY

JOHN PATRICK

DRAMATISTS PLAY SERVICE INC.
COPYRIGHT, 1945, BY JOHN PATRICK (REVISED)

 

 

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As produced at Thee Hudson Theatre, New York, January 3, 1945, by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse.

 

CAST OF CHARACTERS

ORDERLY Francis Nielsen
YANK John Lund
DIGGER John Campbell
KIWI Victor Chapin
BLOSSOM Earl Jones
TOMMY Douglas Chandler
MARGARET Anne Burr
COLONEL Colville Dunn
LACHLEN Richard Basehart

 

SYNOPSIS OF SCENES

ACT I

 Early morning.

ACT II

 Scene 1. Two weeks later.

 Scene 2. A few nights later.

ACT III

 Scene 1. The next day.

 Scene 2. The following morning.

PROPS


Act I