The Duke in Darkness

Play - Original

Playhouse Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: January 24, 1944
  • Closing Date: February 12, 1944
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 24

Playwright: Patrick Hamilton


A 16th-century French duke and his servant have been imprisoned by a rival duke for 15 years, but their new guard appears to be an ally who can help them escape — for a terrible price.


Opening Night Cast

Raymond Burr Voulain
Albert J. Carroll The Count D'Aublaye
Horace Cooper Chauvet
Ralph Douglas Guard
Louis Hector The Duke of Lamorre
Dorman Leonard Guard
Philip Merivale The Duke of Laterraine
Wells Richardson Marteau
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Patrick Hamilton Writer
  Robert Henderson Director
  Stewart Chaney Scenic Design
  Stewart Chaney Costume Design
  Alexander H. Cohen Producer
  Joseph Kipness Producer
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