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Duet for Two Hands


About Duet for Two Hands

One of four plays by the late English actress, writer and dramatist, Mary Hayley Bell, Duet for Two Hands ran on Broadway in 1947. A classic thriller about a pioneering surgeon and the sinister results of his work.

A pianist has lost both of his hands in a tragic accident. A respected surgeon performs the impossible by grafting the hands of a recently-hanged killer onto the disabled musician. The musician's new hands prefer murdering to playing sonatas.


  • Genre: Drama

  • Playwright: Mary Hayley Bell