(1) Black Screen
We are gathered here today
To get through this thing
Electric word life,
mighty long time.
But I'm here to tell you that
there's something else -- The
sudden BLACKNESS, then--
That's right...a world of
You can always see the sun --
Day or night.
So when you call up that
shrink in Beverly Hills,
You know the one -- Doctor
Everything'll Be Alright--
Instead of asking him how much
of your mind is left,
Ask him how much of your time,
`Cause in this life,
Things are much harder than in
In this life, You're on your
And if de-elevator tries to
bring you down,
Go crazy, punch a higher
(2) INT. CLUB (1ST AVE. ST. BAR) -- NIGHT
The MECCA! The last stop for a band
before national fame.
PEOPLE are DANCING like MAD! VIDEO
suspended from the ceilings. Beautiful
WAITRESSES criss-cross the floor in a
PRINCE is CENTER-STAGE -- LIPS caressing
the mike, black, lustrous hair shining,
(3) EXT. STREETS #1 -- NIGHT
slouches in the backseat. Black boots,
black skin-tight pants, and a mane of
and imposing figure. Her eyes are
large and dark -- her look open and
ripe. She knows what she's got, and
doesn't make any excuses for it -- but
the fact is she's scared as hell,
possessing a vulnerability that
surprises her by its suddenness. An
out her remaining cash. It's drastically
short of what she owes and she knows it.
JUMPS out after her.
"Let's Get Crazy" continues as we ...
Purple Rain (1984)
Synopsis: Purple Rain is a 1984 American rock musical drama film directed by Albert Magnoli, produced by Robert Cavallo, Joseph Ruffalo, and Steven Fargnoli, and written by Magnoli and William Blinn. The film inspired the soundtrack and studio album of the same name.