Smoke Screen Play Summary
Smoke Screen One Act Play Summary
The play is a serious social comedy. Its story is a three-sided conflict. Primrose, the young heroine is a modern girl. Her mother, Lucy Aston, is a liberal lady divorced by her charming husband. Susan, her aunt, is a conservative.
Lucy does not like to interfere with her daughter‟s affairs. Susan tries to warn her against the dangers faced by Primrose. Primrose wants to marry a footballer, John. Her mother and Susan are astonished. Susan leaves the house in disgust.
Her mother decides to let her marry. But she says she will keep a vigilant watch over her daughter’s husband through the smoke screen of her taxi car business. She does not like to lose her daughter. But she is quite helpless.
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