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Title Murder Will Out; or, The Dog of Montargis
Author Barrymore, William  
Date 17 Sep 1814
Licence Application Date 17 Sep 1814
First Performance Date 30 Sep 1814
Document Type Play  
Library/Archive The Huntington Library  
Collection Name John Larpent Plays
Reference LA1826
Language English
Document Description An adaptation of the work of Pixérécourt. It tells the story of a falsely accused mute and his subsequent acquittal.
Theme Royalty & Aristocracy  
Theatre Covent Garden Theatre  
Theatre Manager Winston, James  
Lord Chamberlain Ingram-Seymour-Conway, Francis (2nd Marquess of Hertford)  
Examiner at time of Licence Application Larpent, John  
Genre Melodrama  
Acts Three  
Geographical Setting Bondy, near Paris  
Printed Edition Printed 1814.
Keywords melodrama  inn  adaptation  knight  dog  
Additional Information Produced as "The Dog of Montargis; or, The Forest of Bondy." Manuscript dated by Larpent Sept. 19. Compared to the printed editon, there are slight differences; Act II, Scenes 1-4, in printed play, are not in the manuscript.
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