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Storyboard Description

The monkey´s paw

Storyboard Text

  • scene 1
  • scene 2
  • l wish...
  • scene 3
  • ...caught in machinery.
  • Herbert and Mr. White were playing chess lightheartedly while Mrs. White Knitting by the fire. They had a fire burning, trying to forget the wet, cold weather outside.
  • scene 4
  • knock! ...knock!
  • Sergeant-Major Morris arrived and warned the White family about the monkey´s paw, but they didn't listen. Mr. White held the paw, and wished for two hundred pounds. 
  • scene 5
  • The next day, they greet man at their door. The man claims that Herbert got caught and machinery and died. He says the company will give them two hundred pounds for their loss. Mrs. White commands Mr. White to wish for their son back, and he complies.
  • scene 6 the end
  • Mrs. White waits impatiently, hoping for Herbert´s return. The Whites begin to go back to bed, when they hear a knock at the door. Mrs. White scrambles too the door, trying her best to open it, while Mr. White grapless for the monkey´s paw.
  • Mr. White finally finds the paw and makes his third and final wish. Suddenly the knocking ceases, and whatever is at the door is gone. Mrs. White rushes outside, to try and find Herbert.
  • Mrs. White calls out for her son, and when he never comes, she begins to weep. Mr. White come out and comforts his wife as the streetlight flickers, listening to her sad and disappointed wails.
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