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15/02/1939 Hellman's play "The Little Foxes" premieres in New York City

The Little Foxes is a play by Lillian Hellman, considered a classic of 20th-century drama. Its title comes from Chapter 2, Verse 15 of the Song of Solomon in the King James version of the Bible, which reads, "Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our vines have tender grapes." Set in a small town in Alabama in 1900, it focuses on the struggle for control of a family business.

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