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Dear Arthur

A comedy about sophisticated international rogue Fred Cortin, who has devoted a lifetime to the study and practice of imaginative confidence games. When he encounters his divorced, wealthy daughter, Edith Brooks, on the French Riviera, he devises a plan to protect her from a rash of unwanted suitors by creating a husband for her who doesn't exist. As the moneyed international set in Monaco and along the Riviera--led by Emerald Dane--tends to its fun and games, Cortin sets about achieving his greatest deception. He manages to dupe all the Riviera's social elite--including Edith's leading suitor Robert--into believing that his daughter is a countess, married to the ""very jealous, international explorer and adventurer"" Count Arthur de Ghuye. Cortin becomes obsessed with his creation, however, with disastrous results.

Name Type Role
Gore Vidal Writer
Ferenc Molnár Director
Bretaigne Windust Director
P.G. Wodehouse Director
Gordon Rigsby Director