ON STAGE, FLORY! by Mabel Esther Allan

ON STAGE, FLORY!

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KIRKUS REVIEW

For Flory Ronald, a long nurtured dream was realized one summer when her aunt, a well known English actress, received a part in a play that was to be performed at the Edinburgh Festival and Flory was to go with her. The far-off glitter of theater and show business advanced into Flory's life as she met actors and theatr people and participated in the hectic, sometimes heartbreaking, struggle of getting the play on stage. Her opportunity to prove her talent evolves in the usual way; she replaces an actress at the last moment and thereby wins recognition. A romance with Jeremy Carlow, a young college student from an amateur production of Julius has its exciting ups and downs, but climaxes happily. With her friend Joanna, Flory returns to London at the end of the summer, older and more experienced, and with the glow that fulfillment, and the promise of further success, can bring. Absorbing, if familiar reading to captivate, as always, the millions of Flory types among teenage girls.

Pub Date: March 1st, 1961
Publisher: Watts