The Capture of Father Timeby L. Frank Baum
Genre: Fairy Tale
Format of Original Source: Short Story
Recommended Adaptation Length:
Candidate for Adaptation? Promising
Well–what are you staring at? Don’t you know who I am?”
“No,” said Jim, stupidly.
“Well, I’m Time–Father Time! Now, make haste and set me free–if you want the world to run properly.”
“How did I happen to catch you?” asked Jim, without making a move to release his captive.
“I don’t know. I’ve never been caught before,” growled Father Time. “But I suppose it was because you were foolishly throwing your lasso at nothing.”
A young cowboy inadvertently lassoes Father Time, and wonders what to do with his newfound power. There’s an amusing 10-minute musical in here (probably for kids), but would require a large cast.
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