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Infernal Machine, The (La Machine infernale) Author: Jean Cocteau Date/place of 1st performance: 1934, Paris Date of 1st publication: 1934 Date of 1st translation to English: 1936 Genre: Trag. in 4 acts; French prose Setting/time of action: Thebes, mythical past Cast: 12m, 5f 

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