The thing in the wheelchair : August 1996

Shaffer, Anthony (1996) The thing in the wheelchair : August 1996. [Script]

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August 1996 version of the playscript. An old woman, who is completely paralysed except for the ability to blink her eyes, overhears her daughter-in-law planning the murder of her son with her lover. How can she avert his death? And if she cannot, how can she bring the murderers to justice? The daughter-in-law is an amateur actress who is playing Lady Macbeth when the murder plot is hatched. Her lover and co-conspirator is a bowser attendant at the local filling station, who she has got into the theatre to play the Second Murderer. Freely adapted from the short story Eyes that watch you by Cornell Woolrich.

Copyright Giovanna Volpe

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Item Type: Script
Collection: Cilento Gift Scripts
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2013 13:24
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2013 03:49
Copyright Owner: Copyright Giovanna Volpe
URI: https://digitalcollections.qut.edu.au//id/eprint/43
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