A year's passed? Off to SandyHill?
Using a long pole, Mr. Parker fetches down a CARRY ALLfrom an upper shelf.
Something to suit your style, butsturdy enough for the forty milesround trip.
Handing the Bag to Anne, she is immediately taken by it.
At what price?
We will take it. Children, comesee what your father has justpurchased for me.
As the children run over - chattering excitedly about thenew gift - they RUN PAST JASPER who has quietly enteredthe store.
At the checkout counter sits a portrait of WILLIAM HENRYHARRISON, the edges draped in black crepe. Before the
book sits a LEDGER. Mr. Parker asks of Solomon:
If you would sign our condolencebook. My hope is to find a way toforward it to the Widow Harrison.
Sad days for the nation.
Yes, certainly. Poor Mrs. Harrisand her children. I hope brightertimes ahead.
1/24/13 FINAL SHOOTING SCRIPT 4A.
Jasper looks scared, timid. It's as though he'd like toengage, but is unsure of as to how. Noting Jasper, Parkersays:
A moment, sir, and you will beassisted.
If we could discuss the price...
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Forgive me, Mrs. Northup. A
customer waits. Welcome, sir.
To Jasper, with good nature:
Shop well, but mind your wallet.
Ignore the gentleman's nonsense.
Now, may I interest you in a new
cravat? Pure silk by way of the--
Before Parker can finish, the door opens. It's Jasper'sMaster, FITZGERALD. He's stern, clearly displeased.
My regrets for the intrusion.