Segment of the screenplay
A MOVIE SCRIPT FOR BEGINNER FILMMAKERS
TITLE - JUST AN OLD MAN
EXT.DOWNTOWN/STREET - DAY
SILENCE as cantankerous old gentleman, Sammy Dodson, dressed in cared for but well worn clothing, waits for the traffic light to change. He adjusts his HEARING AID as he steps off the curb. TRAFFIC NOISE. A car HORN blares.
Dang young fool!
Sammy crosses the street. He hesitates then opens the church door for a YOUNG MAN, WIFE and CHILD.
Sammy is a cantankerous old man with a sorrowful past.
Mike is Sammy's lifelong pal. He is an easy going gentleman with a secret kept close to his heart.
Charming Miss DeeDee runs a rooming house. She yearns for love and a relationship with a man who loves another.