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Adaptations of the Works of Ellis Parker Butler


  1. ADAPTATION: Mike Larritz, Way-Station Agent (1910)   A monologue. By Elizabeth R. Fraser. Copyrighted but unpublished(?). Based on a Mike Flannery story by Ellis Parker Butler.  [HARPER]
  2. 1911

  3. ADAPTATION: Pigs is Pigs: A Comedy in One Act (1911)   A play. By John Jex. Copyrighted but unpublished(?).  [HARPER]
  4. 1915

  5. ADAPTATION: Werner's Readings and Recitations #56: Dramatic (1915) "Who Ate the Cake"   Monologue. By Stanley Schell. Based on "Billy Brad and the Big Lie." New York: Edgar S. Werner. p 57-59.  [HARPER]
  6. Mrs. Dugan's Discovery (1916)


  7. ADAPTATION: Mrs. Dugan's Discovery (1916) Click here to see a picture of this item.Recording. Columbia Gramophone #A-1940. Performer: Steve Porter (b. 1865?, d. 1946). Steve Porter was a recording industry pioneer. He recorded comic sketches as early as 1897 (often in Irish dialect) and was a baritone singer with the American Quartet. This recording follows the original story with some alterations. archive.org has a substantial collection of Steve Porter's works available online.  [HARPER, WEB]
  8. 1917

  9. ADAPTATION: The Jacknife Man: A Comedy in Three Acts (1917)   Stage Play. 1917-1918. By Lee Wilson Dodd. Director: Robert Milton. Produced by the estate of Henry B. Harris. Performers: Frank Bacon, Mrs. Jacques Martin, Horace James, Freddy Verdi, Frank Morgan. (The title spelling here, "Jacknife" instead of "Jack-Knife," is as it was written.)  [HARPER]
  10. 1937

  11. ADAPTATION: Raising the Roof (1937)   A play. "A Mystery Farce in Three Acts." Dramatized by Jeanne Mower. Presented on the stage of "The Crow Stock Company" (Hollywood?) on Easter weekend 1937. Based on the story "The Misses Meekins" in McCalls. Unpublished (?).  [NYPL]
  12. 1945

  13. ADAPTATION: Pigs is Pigs (June 20, 1945)   Syndicated radio program. The Yankee Players. The Yankee Network. 20-JUN-1945, 7:30pm.  [HARPER]
  14. ADAPTATION: Pigs is Pigs (October 31, 1945)   CFRC, the campus radio station of Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada), broadcasts "Pigs Is Pigs" by the Radio Workshop of the Queen's Drama Guild, under Dr. William Angus. See WEB.  [WEB]
  15. 1953

  16. ADAPTATION: Walt Disney's Treasury (1953) "Pigs is Pigs"   Adaptation. Walt Disney's retelling of the "Pigs is Pigs" story, told in verse. This is the same text as that used in the cartoon in 1954. Arranged by Steffi Fletcher and Jane Werner. Pictures by Walt Disney Studio. Adapted by Dick Kelsey. Assisted by Dick Moores. This same text appears in later Golden Book editions with similar Walt Disney titles through at least 1991. New York: Simon and Schuster. p 121-125.  [EPBLIB]
  17. 1965

  18. ADAPTATION: I Step From a Famous Story (1965) "Perkins of Portland"   An adaptation of the Perkins of Portland story, "The Crimson Cord" intended to be presented as a dramatic reading. By Clay Franklin. New York: Samuel French. p 106-111.  [HARPER]
  19. 1993?

  20. ADAPTATION: American Humorists (1993?) "Pigs Is Pigs"   An interpretive reading on audio tape. ISBN 0-89926-119-1. $12.95 Audio Book Company; 125 N Aspen Avenue, Suite 2; Azusa CA 91702.  [EPBLIB, WEB]


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