A Children Story Adaptation Project The Green Mile FADE IN.

AChildren Story Adaptation Project: The Green Mile

FADEIN.EXT. RETIREMENTAnoldmanis giventwo piecesof drytoast.INT.WATCHING TELEVISON- DAYPAULwalksawaywhenan oldmoviebegins.Realizingthatithas stirredup somememoriesforPaul ELAINE followshim.ELAINEAreyouok Paul?PAULThatmovieremindsme of 1935. I wasa prisonguardat The Green Mile. FADE OUT.(Thereis a flashback of thestoryat theState Prison backto the1930’s)INT. STATEPRISON-DAYPaul has a urinary infection.Three prisonguardsbringin a newconvictcalledJohn whois muscularandhas an enormousbody.PAULHeis giventherecordsof John (IMDb, para 3)Accordingto John’s theserecords,John is convictedof murderandrapeof two younggirls.EXT.OUTSIDEPRISON–DAYPaulmeetswith Warden Hall, whohandshim executionpapersforBitterbuck, whois a prisonerat theState Prison.HALI realizedthatPercy is thenephewof thewifeof thegovernor,andthatmight be thereasonhewashiredas a guarddue to thepoliticalconnections.Heis a sillyfellow.PAULIfhetakesin as theadministratorat a mentalhospital,hewill be paidwell.HALMelindais sufferingfrom severeheadaches,I wasthinkingof takingher forX-Ray sothatwewill knowwhattheproblemis.Paul meetswith Jan laterat nightto discusstheillnessof Hal’s wife(IMDb, para, 5). FADE OUT.FADEININT. CELLBLOCK–DAYAmouseisinthecellblock,andPercy triesto killit.PAULPercyI am warningyouto thissillyact,youwill scaretheprisonersleadingto thecommotionin thecells,andthiswill riseto a seriousproblem.PERCYIdon’tcareabout them theyare shamefulandhavenoright.PAULHowis your newjob?PERCYBeforeI comeout of thisplace,I wantto be in chargeof theexecutionof prisoners. FADEOUT.(JOHNasksto meetwith PAUL andwhenhewentto his cell,PAUL wasnot awareof whathappenedas hefoundout thatJOHN helpedhealhim. ThefollowingdayPAUL wenttomeetwith JOHN’s publicdefender,Burt, whoclaimedthatJohn is guilty).FADEIN.INT. PAUL’s HOUSE–DAYPAULinvitessomeof theguardshetruststo dinnerat his houseafter visitingHal andMelinda whosehealthwasdeteriorating.PAULInoticedthatJOHN theinmatehas a powerof healing andI wasthinkingthathemight be of greathelpto healMelinda. I havea planof sneakinghim out of prisonforone nightandI needyour assistance.Theguardsdonot agreewith PAUL, andtheytryto convincehim not to engagein theactas itwill putthem in greattroublein casetheyare (IMDb, para 20)I believethatJOHN is not guilty.Heis innocent. FADEOUT.(ThefollowingdayPAUL andotherguardsdruggedWharton andlockedup Percy sothattheywill not setthem up whilesneakingout JOHN. Theydroveto Hal’s house,andJOHN usedhis healingpowersto healMelinda before bringinghim backto prison.Thenightthat JOHN wasexecutedPAUL wasnot ableto continueworkingthere,andheleftThe Green Miles).

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IMDb.Synopsis for the GreenMile.1985.Web:04.05.2015.&lthttp://www.imdb.com/title/tt0

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