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Even if it is hard to pass up a good deal, surely nobody means for the toaster-from-hell to be handed down from victim-to-victim in an endless curse.
► Comedy (Rated PG)
► 9-page short screenplay
► 1-page synopsis
► $1+ million budget
► © 2017
Tagline 1: Burning toast was never this scary!
Tagline 2: You won’t look at stuff in a flea market the same way again!
Recycling, reusing and recovering, not to mention the satisfaction of finding a great deal: All noble objectives of modern Man.
But what curses might you inherit when you adopt other people’s old used items?
Yes, audiences were amazed by “Mask”. No one will forget the terror of “The Ring”. And theater-goers are still scarred by the relentless dread of “Christine”.
But never have you experienced the grief of “Toaster!”
C’mon, no bread-burner can be that bad, can it?
Well, in the end, this is a story about Mankind simply not knowing when to give up. It reminds us of the cliché that repetition defines insanity - even if our attempts to solve an unsolvable mystery approach the Einstein-ian in complexity and originality.
“I mean, it’s just a darned toaster, Mabel!”
This short and the 3 others I've written have been compiled into a feature anthology, "Stories for a Summer Beach Party". This is how I'd prefer to have them produced:
Stories for a Summer Beach Party
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