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...