My Golden Age story Cue Murder is FREE to read in A Stab in the Dark: Cons, Dames and G-Men
Cons, Dames and G-Men is still out there and my short story is Cue Murder. FREE to download and read. If you love the movies and love the Golden Era, pop and take a look. You’ve nothing to lose. http://wp.me/p2dg55-2C2
It started like any other day. The early morning studio call came far too early, as it always did, and as Maxwell Murphy walked across the lot to Stage 58 in the cool crisp Hollywood air, the heat of the sun still to reach his skin, he silently rehearsed the lines he’d learned the night before. He wasn’t the first to arrive, the grips had been there for an hour already and so had many others who worked on the technical side of movie making. Sleepy actors – those needed for the first takes, the effects of their various narcotics – barbiturates or booze, still clouding their eyes and their brains, wandered in and made straight for the coffee and smokes.
But it wasn’t like any other day. Maxwell knew there would never be a day like any other day ever again, as he recalled what changed an…
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