Questions tagged [norman-mckinnel]

Questions about the Scottish actor and playwright Norman McKinnel (1870 – 1932) or his life as a writer. As a playwright he wrote 'The Bishop's Candlesticks', an adaptation of part of Victor Hugo's 'Les Miserables'.

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What did the convict mean by “I’m a number: number 15,729” in "The Bishop's Candlesticks"?

Norman McKinnel’s play The Bishop’s Candlesticks is an adaptation of volume one, book second, of Victor Hugo’s novel Les Misérables. The play is based on the concept that no man is a born offender. It ...