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Title Almoran and Hamet
Author Amherst, J H  
Date 30 Mar 1822
Licence Application Date 30 Mar 1822
First Performance Date 8 Apr 1822
Document Type Play  
Library/Archive The Huntington Library  
Collection Name John Larpent Plays
Reference LA2285
Language English
Document Description Manuscript copy. The title-page gives the title as 'An Eastern Tale of Enchantment'. Founded on a Persian Tale. Two brothers, Almoran and Hamet are heirs to the throne of Persia. One attempts to gain supremacy and win the beloved of the other, but the virtuous wins out in the end.
Theme Royalty & Aristocracy  
Theatre Theatre Royal Drury Lane  
Theatre Manager Winston, James  
Lord Chamberlain Graham, James (3rd Duke of Montrose)  
Examiner at time of Licence Application Larpent, John  
Genre Drama  
Acts Two  
Geographical Setting Persia  
Keywords family  royalty  prince  love  betrayal  morality  
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