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'The Devil and Tom Walker' by Gerald P. Murphy - additional information.

'The Devil and Tom Walker' by Gerald P. Murphy
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Period and Geography
Location: USA. Time Period: 18th Century
Settings and Set Complexity
Number of Sets: 1
Setting: Forest
Set Requirements: Backdrops/simple flats
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A short fantasy melodrama, adapted from the Washington Irving short story. Compèred by rhyming narrators.
Tom Walker meets the Devil, who offers him buried treasure in exchange for his soul. Eventually Tom agrees to the bargain and becomes a merciless moneylender, hoarding his great fortune. Later, Tom begins to fear damnation and makes a great show of being religious. Despite Tom's newfound piety, the Devil comes for him on a black horse, and Tom is never seen again.


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