The Gay Lord Quex (play)

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The Gay Lord Quex is an 1899 comedy play by the British playwright Arthur Wing Pinero.[1] A newly engaged aristocrat tries to demonstrate his fidelity to his fiancée while one of his friends tries to urge him to be unfaithful.

Adaptations[edit]

The play was adapted into twice into silent films—a British one in 1917, directed by Maurice Elvey, and an American one in 1919, directed by Harry Beaumont.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Booth, Michael R. Prefaces to English Nineteenth-Century Theatre. Manchester: Manchester University Press. p. 108. ISBN 9780719008139. OCLC 7373223.