Buy Me Blue Ribbons

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Buy Me Blue Ribbons
Written by Sumner Locke Elliott
Date premiered 17 October 1951
Place premiered Empire Theatre, New York
Original language English
Genre farce

Buy Me Blue Ribbons was a 1951 play by Australian writer Sumner Locke Elliott. It was one of the few Broadway plays to be written by an Australian.[1]

The original production was co produced by the actor Jay Robinson, who also appeared in the cast.[2]

The play was not well received critically and only ran 13 performances.[3][4] However it was played in Sydney in 1953[5] and adapted for television in 1954.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian Makes Broadway.". The Sunday Herald (Sydney, NSW : 1949 - 1953) (Sydney, NSW: National Library of Australia). 8 July 1951. p. 4. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "For Locke-Elliott.". The Sunday Herald (Sydney, NSW : 1949 - 1953) (Sydney, NSW: National Library of Australia). 23 September 1951. p. 11. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "No Blue Ribbons For Locke-Elliott.". The Sunday Herald (Sydney, NSW : 1949 - 1953) (Sydney, NSW: National Library of Australia). 21 October 1951. p. 11. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "It's "A Flop," Says Sydney Playwright.". The Sunday Herald (Sydney, NSW : 1949 - 1953) (Sydney, NSW: National Library of Australia). 28 October 1951. p. 4. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Programmes and People.". The Sunday Herald (Sydney, NSW : 1949 - 1953) (Sydney, NSW: National Library of Australia). 19 April 1953. p. 14. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 

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