The BAND is performing on the huge and lush parade grounds
before a crowd made up mostly of TOURISTS and DAY-CAMPERS.
As the TITLES ROLL, we watch the BAND do their thing from
various angles. Incredible precision is the name of the game.
Each polished black shoe hitting the ground as if they were
all attached by a rod. Each drumstick raised to the same
fraction of a centimeter before striking. A RIFLE DRILL TEAM
that can't possibly be human. Flags, banners, the works.
THE WASHINGTON NAVY YARD, WASHINGTON, D.C.
HIGH ANGLE of the entire band an we end credits.
EXT. A RED BRICK BUILDING - DAY
It's an important building, a main building. A few SAILORS
enter and exit and
as she walks across the courtyard toward the brick building.
The WOMAN is JOANNE GALLOWAY, a navy lawyer in her early
30's. She's bright, attractive, impulsive, and has a tendency
to speak quickly. If she had any friends, they'd call her
JO. As she walks, she mutters to herself ...
I'm requesting... I'm... Captain,
I'd like to request that I be the
attorney assigned to rep -- I'd like
to request that it be myself who is
assigned to represent --
"That it be myself who is assigned
to represent"? ...Good, Jo, that's