. FADE IN:
I'm talkin' about friendship. I'm talkin' about
character. I'm talkin' about--hell, Leo, I ain't
embarassed to use the word--I'm talkin' about
the rim, as the offscreen man continues.
. . . You know I'm a sporting man. I like to
make the occasional bet. But I ain't that
A balding middle-aged man with a round, open face. He
lamp. This is Johnny Caspar.
Caspar's. This is Bluepoiont Vance.
When I fix a fight, say--if I pay a three-to-one
to-one. But every time I lay a bet with this
odds is even up--or worse, I'm betting the short
money. . .
glowing bar in the backgound.
straight to hell. I don't know who he's sellin'
book. He's sellin' tips on how I bet, and that
my hip is ridin' on someone else's. So back we
go to these questions--friendship, character,
and we cut to the:
polished oak desk, listening intently. This is Leo. He is
short but powerfully built, with the face of a man who has
. . . So its clear what I'm sayin'?
Clear as mud.
It's a wrong situation. It's gettin' so a
fight. Now if you can't trust a fix, what can
bettin' on chance, and then you're back with
wise. As in, he ain't got any. He's stealin'
from me plain and simple.
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