So you’re gonna be needin’ the
“blue-bird” pretty soon?
Real soon ... I’ll be makin’ the swap
tomorrow, and thanks again, Beany.
The Bleach Boys kick into some kind of Professor Longhair swamp mambo.
12. EXT. BAY ST. CLEMENT - DAY
Plumes of smoke from fires rise in the distance.
13. INT. FORTUNE HOUSE - DAY
An empty livingroom. The smoke from the city fire appears during the
course of the DISSOLVE to be in the livingroom - then it disappears.
An empty hallway.
An empty stairway.
13A. INT. FORTUNE HOUSE - MARIETTA’S BEDROOM - DAY
Feet (Lula’s) was across carpet.
A closet door opens.
A hand (Lula’s) reaches into the pocket of a coat in her mother’s
closet. The hand comes out clutching car keys.
13B. INT. FORTUNE HOUSE - STAIRWAY - DAY
Lula races down the stairs and through a door into the garage.
14. EXT. FORTUNE HOUSE - DAY
The electronic garage door opens and Lula drives her ’80 Black Camaro
out and away. The garage door closes automatically.
15. EXT. CITY STREETS - DAY
Lula drives fast up a neighborhood street. She turns a corner and
16. INT. BEANY THORN’S GARAGE - DAY
Lula throws her car keys under the front seat and goes around to Beany’s
’67 dark blue Thunderbird convertible - fishes around under the T-Bird’s
front seat for the keys - finds them - jumps in and takes off.
17. EXT. FORTUNE HOUSE - DAY
Marietta leaves her Cadillac Seville in her driveway and enters the
house. We can hear her calling out for Lula in the distance. The
calling changes - it becomes angry. The garage door opens and Marietta
comes storming out. She leaps in her Caddy and peels out.
18. INT. “SOUTHERN TIME” BAR - DAY
Marietta enters the bar on the run. She calls out to the BARTENDER...