Young Joan of Arc comes to the palace in France to make The Dauphin King of France and is appointed to head the French Army. After winning many battles she is not needed any longer and soon she is thought of as a witch. Written by
A Brilliant Triumph!
Did You Know?
In George Bernard Shaw
's original play, first staged in 1923, a character in the epilogue mentions the then-recent canonization of Joan (this happened in 1920). Among Graham Greene
's revisions to the play is to have the epilogue mention the Nazi occupation of Paris. See more
When Joan and the King stand by the river rallying the troops, the infantry men come running down the hill to join them. One of them falls on his face. See more
The Dauphin, Charles VII
You will pretend to be me.
Gilles de Rais
[to a fellow cardplayer
Pretend to be that thing. Holy Michael!