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Pearl S Buck


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Pearl S Buck
The weekly train arrives in a remote Indian town. On board are Lady Christine Fitzsimmons whose daughter has married the local doctor and Sita Roy who has returned after being at college in the US. Christine's daughter is not at the station but many of her son-in-law's family are. When she gets to the house she discovers that her daughter has died. She cannot leave for there is not another train for a week. She slowly comes to respect her son-in-law Rashil. She is told as she is now Mother of the family she must choose a new bride for Rashil - but she has started to fall in love with him - as has Sita

Music by Sammy Fain; lyrics by Paul Francis Webster; book by Pearl S Buck And Charles K Peck Jr. Based on the book "My Indian Family" by Hilda Wernher

1st Produced:
Erlanger Theatre, Philadelphia    1960


1st Published:
-   drg-19201

Original cast recording: DRG (19021) 1960

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