The Green Pastures. Marc CONNELLY.

The Green Pastures. New York: Farrar and Rinehart, (1929).

First Edition. Signed by author at front free endpaper. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Amusing and sensitive play portraying scenes from the Old Testament as seen through the eyes of a young African American child in the Depression-era South. Adapted from "Ol' Man Adam and His Chillun," a collection of short stories by Roark Bradford. Author later collaborated with William Keighley in the direction of a Hollywood film adaptation of the play made in 1936, starring Rex Ingram as "De Lawd," and later adapted twice for television in 1957 and 1959. Near Fine with spine mildly faded, in a Very Good plus dustjacket, spine darkened with small cm-deep stain to top spine end, 2 cm closed tear to lower spine edge.

Price: $750.00

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