FADE IN ON:
Rocks. Cactus. The occasional tree.
LOUDER. And in the distance, but GROWING: THUNDER.
suddenly it STOPS.
CAMERA MOVES AGAIN.
suddenly, another STOP.
Another Leone CLOSEUP.
handsome. Both his eyes work, which is an improvement.
that he's scarred, not that all his parts aren't in
Not to mention huge.
The Angel --we go to...
for this is who the trio is looking at.
MAVERICK's 30, give or take. Enormously appealing.
skills or his sunny personality, who knows. It might
be his quiet wit.
everybody likes -
--make that almost everybody.
thrown over a branch. His hands have been tied behind
didn't much care for it, how about
worried about your well-being.
See, I don't think it's a good
thing for a man to be alone out
here. Your mind can do cruel
Maverick. It lands nearby.
Enjoy the company.
managing to turn his head in the direction The Angel
disappearing over a nearby hill.
2 EXT. SKY -DAY 2
Make that bad luck.
It relaxes, settles down.
4 EXT. SKY -DAY 4
The sky, and a THUNDERCLAP.
budge an inch.
Maverick starts to try and work his neck free again.
This time the horse doesn't move at all.
It is starting to wriggle.
He holds his breath.
It hasn't spotted the sack yet.
not to spot it.
Pretty soon it's going to be hard
somehow get free of the noose ---
and miraculously, he's starting to make a little
6 EXT. SKY -DAY 6
The sky. More THUNDER.
The horse. Standing still.
8 EXT. SKY -DAY 8
The clouds are darker.
The horse. It could be a statue.
one eye on the sack as he continues to work to free his
neck. Now -SACK
Synopsis: Maverick is a 1994 American Western comedy film directed by Richard Donner and written by William Goldman, based on the 1950s television series of the same name created by Roy Huggins. The film stars Mel Gibson as Bret Maverick, a card player and con artist collecting money to enter a high-stakes poker game. He is joined in his adventure by Annabelle Bransford (Jodie Foster), another con artist, and lawman Marshall Zane Cooper (James Garner). The supporting cast features Graham Greene, James Coburn, Alfred Molina and a large number of cameo appearances by Western film actors, country music stars and other actors.