Labor Pains

Synopsis: Thea Clayhill is the reckless secretary of arrogant publisher Jerry Steinwald. When Jerry fires her having had an accident with his beloved dog, Thea lies and tells him that she is four-months pregnant. Thea lost her parents in a car accident and raises her younger sister Emma alone and can not afford to lose her job. Jerry goes on vacation to be with his dog and his brother Nick Steinwald assumes his position. Thea decides to fake her pregnancy for more time with the support of her friend Lisa.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director(s): Lara Shapiro
Production: Labor Productions Inc.
89 min

Ready for Abbott?


Let's have another round!

Hey, Johnny, my good man.

How's the book coming?


War. What is

it good for?

Apparently lots

of things, Jerry.

If you could just tell us

what chapter you're up to.


Pigs in the blanket

for everybody on me.

Alright, bye-bye.

Hemingway used

to write in bars.

Ah. We're so pleased you decided to

bless us with your presence, Nicky

Sorry, uh, bad,

bad traffic.

Hm. Got hung up at the

divorce lawyer's office?

I kind of wanted that

to be private, Jerry.

Well, well, privacy is

for people who are on time.

So how's

Abbott's book coming?

Extremely well. There's a

method to his mad genius.

And now we're ready to

go over the cost report.

Whenever you feel

like presenting it.

Oh, okay.

Sales for The Complete History

of Bullets are below projections.

Uh, marketing says people

have been intimidated

by the 1400 page length.

There are a lot of bullets in

the world. We're not making it up.

Let's talk about the next

order of order of business.

I've given this

a lot of thought.

Next week's

softball game.

Now, we're all tired

of losing to Presidio.

So I'm moving Garth

to short stop.

I'm not

quite finished.

I've told you. You're staying

in left field. We need you there.

This isn't softball related.

You know our textbook

writer, Suzie Cavendish?

Of course I know her.

I read her new manuscript

and I thought

it was really good.

How did you

get a manuscript?

I ran into her at lunch.

She told me about her book.

You don't send the

accountant your manuscript.

Thanks, but I've already

told Suzie it's not for us.

It's not our

subject matter.

Baby, what's wrong?


What's wrong with you?

Come here, baby.

What is wrong?

Talk to daddy.


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