O. Henry
Strictly Business
The usual O. Henry suspects are here - con artists, millionaires, shop assistants - providing a potent mix of sadness and humour.
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The story behind the celebrated vaudeville team of (Bob) Hart & (Winona) Cherry. A witty tale of theatre folk.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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General Falcon - revolutionary - arrives in New York from Columbia unprepared for both the golden-haired ladies and the silver-tongued con-artists.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Two low-lives from the west go to New York with plans to relieve the fool inhabitants of their cash.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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Danny McCree wakes up one morning to find it's Easter Day and his father's on about hippopotamuses.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A good deed by the recently unemployed coachman Thomas McQuade has strange consequences.
- Length: 14 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A country boy arrives in the city - but is mistaken for a confidence trickster.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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The strange and incredible truth behind the sudden disappearance of Johnny Bellchambers.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A New York gentleman desperate for attention from the press enlists the help of a grafter - who learns a valuable lesson about women.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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An Arizona man on a brief trip to New York bumps into an old friend - but finds him changed by his seven years in the city.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A heir has an attack of concience and tries to 'pay back' his capitalist father's ill-gotten gains - but finds it harder than he imagined.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The story of the violinist Ramonti and a woman with two jealous suitors.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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First-person account of a successful lawyer's sudden loss of memory and the resulting adventure.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A portrait of Nashville through the eyes of an adventurous stranger.
- Length: 19 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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The story of an wholly unphilosophical girl and her two suitors.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The story of a suitor, a riddle and an ever-helpful restaurenteur.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A narrator who believes that children are pestilential little animals tells a Christmas story about the daughter of the Millionaire and her missing rag-doll.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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When millionaire Jacob Spraggins, Esq. hits his late fifties, he begins to worry about his soul's salvation.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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The story of Miss Merriam, the lovely, capable cashier at Hinkle's.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A bedraggled writer corners the editor of a respected publication and demands to know why his story has been rejected.
- Length: 11 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A tough gang member wanted for murder meets a lady in a bar.
- Length: 15 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A Venturer - one who does not ask a schedule and map from Fate when he begins a journey. Two venturers challenge eachother.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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An artist and a businessman travel from the west to seek their fortunes in New York.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A man rich enough to despise everything that money can buy goes out and tries to want something that he can't pay for.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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