Monday, December 21, 2015

Frosty the Snowman - "I'll Be Back Again Some Day" - Grant McLaughlin

1 - Establishing shot of a house in winter time with a car and U-Haul parked in the driveway. It should probably be snowing.

KYLE (from within): I don't think I can properly explain how happy I am to be coming back home to where there's honest to goodness snow during the holidays.

2 - Interior. Kyle and Vicky, our youngish couple, are unpacking some boxes in a pretty sparse living room. Let's say they have a couch they're sitting on, but not much else yet. Vicky is focused on the task at hand, smiling knowingly to herself at all this pro-winter sentiment. Kyle is distracted from the task at hand by Vicky's surprising words.

VICKY: Your parents were the same way when they dropped off a box of your old winter stuff earlier.

KYLE (1): My old winter--

KYLE (2): Where's that box?!

3 - Now it's Vicky's turn to be surprised, turning her head to follow Kyle as he abandons his box and runs off to the next room.

VICKY: The den, I think...

4 - On Kyle as he's walking back into the living room holding a pretty worn looking cardboard box. He's absolutely beaming.

KYLE: Vick, I take it back.

5 - On the box. Written on its front is a big ol' "FROSTY", written by hand in old marker. The box sits on the couch, flaps open. Inside, a top hat, scarf, pipe, and all those relevant bits of paraphernalia poke out of the its opening.

KYLE (tailles): ...I know exactly how to explain it.

1 comment:

  1. You have no idea how badly I want to read the rest of this story. The feeling that magic is right around the corner. Well done. Merry Christmas, Grant.


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