Shot type Long Shot The soldier brings the monkey's paw and the father and the son are very intrigued into the soldier's instructions. Dialogue Soldier: "Wish for something sensible."
Shot type Medium Shot Someone from Maw and Meggins comes to tell Mrs. White about her dead son after the night of the wish. Dialogue Mrs. White: What's your business hers? Visitor: I'm sorry to say your son has been mutilated by a machine at work, but for compensation for his death here is 200 pounds.
Shot type: Long shot Mrs. White grieves over the death of her son and the asks Mr. White to make another wish to bring Herbert back. Mr. White does what he's told and makes a wish to bring back his son. Dialogue Mrs. White: THE PAW! WHERE"S THE PAW? We’ll have one more wish. Go down and get it quickly, and wish our boy alive again. WISH! Mr. White: It is foolish and wicked. I wish my son alive again.
Shot type: Over the shoulder After the wish was said, a few minutes they hear a knocking at the door, but Mr. White knows she will see Herbert's disassembled body, so he goes to make another wish. Dialogue Mrs. White: MY SON! MY SON!
Shot type: close up Mr. White goes back to the parlor to make the last wish in a fit of rage. Dialogue I WISH FOR MY SON TO BE DEAD AGAIN!
Shot type: Zoom out After Mrs. White is able to open the door she sees Herbert's disassembled body and mourns over his second death. The camera zooms out to show the moon in the night sky as clouds begin to appear. Dialogue Mrs. White: "CRYING" Why? WHY?