Spread Eagle

Spread Eagle

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Commerce and heroism clash when a titan of American business orchestrates a U.S. invasion of Mexico. This long-lost 1927 Broadway melodrama by George S. Brooks and Walter Lister combines the crackling dialogue and riveting storytelling of The Front Page with the cynicism of Wag the Dog.

An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:

Edward Asner as Martin Henderson
Kate Asner as Lois Henderson
Raye Birk as Mike Riordan
Sharon Gless as Rosalie Kent
Colette Kilroy as Grace
Rod McLachlan as Bill David
Paul Murphy as Sentry/Father Estrella
Mark Adair Rios as Peter/Manuel
Fred Savage as Charles Parkman
Luis Saguar as Ramon Angel de Castro/General Wagner
Jamey Sheridan as Joe Cobb

Directed by James Glossman. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in July of 1999.

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978 1 58081 670 0

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Edward Asner, Kate Asner, Raye Birk, Sharon Gless, Colette Kilroy, Rod McLachlan, Paul Murphy, Mark Adair Rios, Luis Saguar, Fred Savage, Jamey Sheridan


George S. Brooks, Walter Lister

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