Sorry, Wrong Number

Sorry, Wrong Number

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  • Bedroom
  • This is SERIOUS! Why isn't my husband answering?
  • Oh-dear! (Dialing operator) Operator!
  •                Operating Station
  • Your call please?
  • Operator? Can you please try my husband's work place, I'm all alone and I've been feeling so nervous all day..
  • Bedroom
  • Please hurry. Why won't he just come home?
  • Yes... Murray Hill 4-0098
  • You're so stupid! Can't you go any faster! 
  • If you may wait for one more second.
  • The first scene where we are introduced to the sick Mrs. Stevenson who must stay in her  bed. The dark surroundings show that she is alone.
  • Bedroom
  • Hello? Is Mr.Stevenson There?
  • Hello! Is my husband there?
  • The first operator sits at a small table with a headset on.
  • Bedroom
  • (Hangs up) Operator! Wait! Did you hear that?  Someone picked up the line downstairs. He's listening to me right now!
  • We are introduced to Mrs. Stevenson's querulous, self-centered neurotic personality.
  • Bedroom
  • Mrs. Stevenson listens to the conversation and decides to tell the police.
  • Oh! How Awful! How unspeakably- Why  did I hang up? I must contact the Police Department! 
  • Sheriff! There is going to be a murder! You must send out a crew Immediately!
  • George! I'm here with our client... Where are you? The coast is clear for tonight.
  • Hello. Hello?
  • Mrs. Stevenson realizes that the police won't help her at the moment and she dials the operator when she hears the line being picked up downstairs. She hears him approaching.
  • Mam.. murders happen everyday. What makes you think that they're out for you?
  • He's coming up the stairs! Get the police station!
  • Mrs. Stevenson pleads but ends up dead. The Sheriff is met with the murderer answering that he got the wrong number.
  • Hello? Hello!
  • Hey, Sheriff? Everything is fine. Must've gotten the wrong number.
  • OH! NO! What did I ever do?
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