INT. LOBBY -- MORNING
The doorman leaves the Svibens to open the door for the
Spergazzis, an elderly Italian couple who both use aluminum,
four-pronged canes to help them walk. The Svibens watch the
old couple as they enter and then glance at each other
significantly -- 'We'll be together when we're as old as
Mr. Spergazzi tips his hat to the doorman, who opens the
inner door for him.
As the Spergazzis make their way shakily toward the elevators,
Mr. Merrick, the rental agent, appears from around a corner.
He is slick, mustachioed, and wears a wide paisley tie. He
extends his hand for a handshake even though he is still
fifty feet from the inner doors. The doorman keeps the door
open for him.
Here's Mr. Merrick. He'll take you
Welcome to Starliner Towers. And you