The play is set in pre-revolutionary Paris and Versailles. The manuscript title was King O'Neil; or, The Reign of an Hour; its alteration reflects the importance of the Irish-officer character Captain O'Neil (played...
She says she began work on another play, called Can't Catch Me, when she looked at the beautiful face of Tyrone Power
and a thought crossed her mind: a man who escapes.
Frankau, Pamela. Pen to Paper. Heinemann.
Anna Maria Hall
later dramatized The Groves of Blarney, a story that was included in Lights and Shadows of Irish Life. The three-act play, which differed widely from the original story, ran for a whole...