London After Midnight script
Synopsis: A long-lost 1927 horror classic by Tod Browning, starring Lon Chaney

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INT. HAMLIN HALL (NIGHT) MEDIUM SHOT

At door, Sir James, Hibbs, Miss Smithson, the gardener and

a hostler. The gardener and the hostler are just

straightening up from having placed below frames line in

f.g. the body of the dead Harry Balfour. Sir James, leaning

over, straightens up gravely. The body is not seen.

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INT. HAMLIN HALL (NIGHT) CLOSE SHOT

At entrance to music room, as Lucy comes through, looks off,

screams and starts forward.

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INT. HAMLIN HALL (NIGHT) MEDIUM SHOT

At door, as before, as Lucy comes in from down the hall,

staring in horror at the body out of scene. "Harry! Harry!"

she cries. Sir James put an arm about her comfortingly for

a moment, leading her away a little, indicating for the

maid to take her away. Miss Smithson leads Lucy out of

scene. Sir James turns and gives an order to the butler,

who exits quickly. Sir James turns to the hostler and

others and gives orders. Hibbs, looking off after Lucy,

exits in that direction. Sir James starts quickly up the

stairs.

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INT. HAMLIN LIBRARY (NIGHT) MEDIUM SHOT

Lucy, on a couch, being comforted by the maid. Hibbs comes

slowly in, standing for a moment looking at them. At a

gesture from Hibbs, the maid quickly withdraws. Hibbs sits

on the couch beside Lucy.

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INT. LIBRARY CLOSEUP SHOT

Hibbs and Lucy, as he sits on the couch beside her. She is

staring off with tragic face. Hibbs feels terribly about it

all. He would like to be able to speak a consoling word to

her, but he does not know just what to say or how to say it.

Hesitatingly, he says:

TITLE:

"Miss Balfour, I-----"

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Waldemar Young

Waldemar Young (July 1, 1878 – August 30, 1938) was an American screenwriter. He wrote for 81 films between 1917 and 1938. more…

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