Vacuum Entertainment: Enjoyable Evening at the Y.A.L.

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Title

Vacuum Entertainment: Enjoyable Evening at the Y.A.L.

Subject

alchemy, alchemist, drama, entertainment, function, G. W. Craggs, L. B. McCay, laboratory, Major Norman Brearley, medieval setting, play, stage performance, Vacuum Oil Company, WA, Western Australia Y.A.L. Hall

Description

This newspaper article from the Sunday Times reports on a function hosted by the Vacuum Oil Company at the Y.A.L. Hall on 1 June 1932. In addition to an address Major Norman Brearley, the managing director of W.A. Airways, the programme for the evening featured a well-received one-act play written by Mr L. B. McCay and produced by one of the Company’s automotive staff, Mr G. W. Craggs. Although no further details about the play are provided, the setting is described as ‘the subterranean laboratory of medieval alchemists’.

Creator

Anon.

Source

The National Library of Australia

Publisher

The Sunday Times

Date

5 June 1932, p. 4.

Rights

The Sunday Times

Format

Digitised newspaper article; PDF

Language

English

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Citation

“Vacuum Entertainment: Enjoyable Evening at the Y.A.L.,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed November 18, 2019, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/556.