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Groveland: A Screenplay

By Michael Newton

Copyright 2011 Michael Newton

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The lonely station seems faded and lifeless in early morning sunshine. An old car pulls in and parks to one side, away from the gas pumps. EDDIE HAGGARD stumbles from the driver's seat and lurches toward the station on unsteady legs.

SUPER: "Lake County, Florida—July 16, 1949"


The young ATTENDANT sits reading a magazine. Eddie passes by the smudged windows, peering inside, then enters, lunging to the counter. He is disheveled, with dried blood on his forehead from a scalp wound. The startled attendant drops his magazine and gapes at Eddie.

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