" Why isn't my Elbert home yet and why is he not picking up?"
"Sargent there is going be a murder!........Operator get me to Murray Hill 4-0098!"
"......yeah...eleven fifteen.....Is a knife ok?"
Setting: In a lonely house beside a bridge, in a bedroom Characters: Mrs. Stevenson, Sargent Duffy, George, Chief Operator, Head Nurse
(whispers into phone) "Operator-I-I'm in desperate trouble- There is someone in my house downstairs... who is going to murder me!"
Mrs. Stevenson calls the Chief Operator to try and track the number where she heard the murder being planned, and Sargent Duffy to report the murder. Then she calls the hospital to try and get a nurse to take care of her.
Mrs. Stevenson is trying to get a hold of her husband, but the operator connects her to a different line where he over hears two men planning a murder.
While Mrs. Stevenson is calling Sargent Duffy and the hospital, she hears her phone click and realizes someone is listening and is downstairs! She tries to get help but the line is disconnected.
George walks into Mrs. Stevenson's house, kills her and leaves.
Sargent Duffy, (on the phone) didn't now what was going on and left with (George said) hearing sorry, wrong number (George said).