Mr.White shows his family the monkeys paw after grabbing it out of the fire before it was destroyed. His son Herbert does not believe it will grant them 3 wishes.
I wish for my son to be alive again
Mr.White makes his first wish with the monkeys paw, for the money to pay off his mortgage. Although nothing has happened... yet.
I wish for my son to be gone
A guy that Herbert works with come to the white family to tell them that their son had died that day at work. But the company gives the white family 200 pounds as a compensation.
The grief of her son is too much to handle so she takes the monkeys paw and wishes for him back. She does this even though Mr. White had told her that bad things come from and that it was a terrible idea.
Mr. White quickly wishes for his son to be gone after they here knocking on the door as the mother rushes to the door. As Mrs. White opens the door she reveals that the son is gone and drops to the floor crying.
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