Example sentences for: drawing-room

How can you use “drawing-room” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • While other movie companies of the early '30s filmed literary adaptations or drawing-room comedies or musicals, Warner Bros., which specialized in no-frills realism, set Cagney to work in a cycle of social-problem flicks--movies drawn from headlines about striking milk truck drivers, warring taxi unions and, of course, gangsters.

  • Who'd have thought that Mamet was secretly in love with the well-carpentered, '40s and '50s drawing-room plays of the terribly English Terence Rattigan, whom the Angry Young Men of the late '50s loutishly blew off the boards--thus paving the way for Mamet's expletive-laced theater games?

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