Sneak Thief

A younger woman suspects an older, female lodger of stealing small items from her furnished room, and finally confronts the alleged thief (almost exchanging roles with her at one point)—obliquely, indecisively, and finally eerily.

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    Short Script
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    United States
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Writer Biography

A former film critic and university lecturer, R. J. Cardullo is an American screenwriter.

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Writer Statement

This script is adapted from “Trial by Combat” (1944), a short story by Shirley Jackson.