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By Pigeon Post
Full description:This is a manuscript for a play entitled "By Pigeon Post." It was written in 1918 and debuted on stage in the UK and in the USA for several years. The manuscript belongs to the spy thriller genre that was popular during the World War One era. The plot revolves around the French Carrier Pigeon Service during the First World War. The setting is a French chateau near the frontline in 1916. An officer in charge of the pigeon service hopes to convince his superiors of the service's value, but an officer in league with German interests has been sabotaging his efforts. By the end of the manuscript, the pigeons have proven their worth and the spies have been foiled.
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Museum, gallery, library or archive holding the work:
The British Library
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|Free hand outs for live event, exhibition or similar|
|Use in a live event, exhibition or similar|
|In newsletter, bulletin, e-newsletter or e-bulletin|
|In non-commercial promotional material – print and digital|
|Digitise and make available on-line, including on social media|
|Use on stage or in performance|
|Educational purposes – use in learning/ training materials, including e-learning|
|Use in thesis/dissertation|
Known creators or right holders
|Creator||No||Seymour Obermer (Austin Page)|
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