get how things work in this town.
I thought you weren't even going
to the party?
Changed my mind.
Doug, you do understand that you
may be the only person at this
party with artificial sideburns?
You do understand that your
sideburns don't look real?
Doug was hoping they didn't look that phony, but he
conceals his disappointment and nods:
That they look, really, as thoughyou'd drawn them on?
Just have a good time and pretendyou don't even...
playing "QUE SERA" and the sounds of the party as Douglopes up the sidewalk sporting his India ink sideburnsand smoking a cigarette. He flicks the cigarette intothe street with well-rehearsed ease as he turns and walks
caressing it from hood-to-trunk as he ambles by.
9INT. ABBOTT HOME/TENT - NIGHT
I'm going out to the lake
I have to work.
What do you mean?
You said you wanted to talk to mein private.
STEVE (one of the envious classmates) makes his move andcuts in on Jacey and dances away with Eleanor. Jaceyhandles it with aplomb but his true irritation at beingseparated from the object of his desire reveals itself ashe observes Eleanor flirting with her new dance partner.
-- sampling the hors d'oeuvres. He places the ones hedoesn't like back onto the platter. PAMELA ABBOTT stepsover to Doug. She is his age (fifteen), the youngest ofthe Abbott girls, and the least stuck-up.
She points at Doug's chest.
Like your tie.
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