WLHS Drama 1937
WLHS Drama - 1937
1937 Junior Play
Perhaps the most significant play of the year was "Please to Meetcha," presented
by the Junior class and directed by Miss Lundy with the help of Mr. Brown. The
play was a mystery comedy centered around a country "hick" and his first
experience in the big city.
1937 Senior Play
This year's senior play, "The Family Upstairs," by Harry Delf, was a great
success. Under the direction of Miss Cupper, the cast from the senior class
enacted what proved to be a great "hit." The play dealt with the comical
happenings of the average family in every day life.
Cast members include: Jean Harvey, Ralph Davis, Kathleen Grossman,
Max Herndon, Helen Stricklin, Doris Phelps, Phyllis Strayer, Dean Barnes, Everett Gurley.
The music department of West Linn gave the operetta "The Fire-Prince under
the direction of Mr. F. H. Wade. The story centered around the castle of Pantouflia
and the Spanish embassy. The romance of young Prince Prigio and lovely Rosa,
the Ambassador's daughter, constituted the plot of the story.
Cast members included: Gerald Dallas, Maxine Dunmire, Charels Gleason,
Jean Harvey, Pat Simmons, and Bob Knoll.
1937 Student Body Play
This year the student body presented "The Youngest," a comedy by Philip Berry.
The play, under the direction of Miss Williams, portrayed the life of a wealthy family
in a small city. The experiences and love affair of the small, "brow beaten" brother,
Richard, provided good entertainment for the enthusiastic audience.