Turnpike Grocery

A grocery clerk entertains a garrulous old widow, who may have discovered evidence of a crime; then the clerk must entertain her own feckless boyfriend, whose false promise of marriage constitutes crime of a different kind.

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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 “Off the Turnpike” & “The Grocery,” part of MEN, WOMEN, & GHOSTS (1916), a poetry collection by Amy Lowell.