The Fighting Cock. Jean Anouilh.

The Fighting Cock

New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1960. First Edition. A general living in the French countryside disdains modern life and wants to restore the glory of France. The play opened in New York on December 8, 1959, at the Anta Theatre, starring Rex Harrison, Natasha Parry and Roddy McDowall, in a production directed by Peter Brook. (Brook was Parry's husband. Unfortunately, the book misspells Parry's name as Perry.) Translated from the French and adapted by Lucienne Hill. 8vo., 121 pages. Wrinkles on front paste down (a production error) and scratch on rear cover. Otherwise, about Near Fine in a white dust jacket with slightly toned spine and creased, closed tear to rear panel. SCARCE. Item #829

Price: $35.00

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