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An examination of the stage lighting, costumes, makeup, and musical instruments produced by the POWs out of scrounged materials.

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This book tells the story of how music and theatre helped the 61,000 POWs who were sent to these camps survive their ordeal. It is a story that is not well-known to history and it is now being recovered. It is a story about how music and theatre and the other arts are absolutely essential to a society's life.

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Chapter 12b. “Jolly Good Show!”: The POW Theatre Production Handbook | Part Two: Lighting, Costumes, Musical Instrument Construction


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