Blackmail 1929 Movie Script Well, we finished earlier than either of us expected. - Are you going anywhere?

- No, I don't think so. So the next time, I changed to another tailor, but I found out he was no better than the first. I bought some pretty expensive trousers and you should've seen the mess he made of it. I told him I wouldn't pay for the thing. The trouble is he got my material. Well, that was stupid. Wish I could have been there to see it. - Good evening Miss White. And how are you? - I'm all right, thanks. - I haven't seen you for a long time. Have you come to take Frank for a walk. - That's right. - Well, I must push along. - Good-night. - Good-night Frank. - Well dear. - I've been waiting here half an hour for you. - Good-night Sean. - Good-night Frank. Good-night George. - Sorry sir. Full up. You may find more room upstairs. - Aaaahhh. Didn't you hear me, I said there was more room upstairs. Sorry Sir. Full up here. There's more room... HEY!

I did hear that they got a real criminal to direct it. What's the matter with you today? . I've lost one of my other gloves. we've got all evening. Maybe at the other table. . If it weren't for Hand or Wallace. oh Miss.Oh. thanks. you have to wait your turn.Funny.Got out of bed the wrong side? . there's are holes in two of the fi ngers.Yes. nobody would've heard of it. I've ordered.Oh Miss! Well.Well. Funny aren't you? Anyway. There's no good being impatient.Miss. . and why not? . I don't think I want to go to the pictures. . Oh.Is this it? . I would like to see that. .I don't like waiting about for you.Frank. Thought so. what's the hurry? We're only going to the pictures. Would you like a pair of nail scissors for Christmas? .So as to be on the safe side. . don't you? Do you expect the entire machinary of Scotland Yard to be held up to please you? You and your Scotland Yard. . I don't see why.I've seen everything worth seeing. Still it's about Scotland Yard. It might be that they'll get all the details wrong. .You haven't seen "Fingerprint". aren't you? .

Miss! Oh. Here..What are you going to do? . .Miss! . not particularly. . . Frank. But I said that I would see you home. . I do. Miss! . I've changed my mind again. .Why not? . and I will. Frank.No. I'll come too. I'm about fed up with you.About what? . I know I've been rather mad theese days. Do you know White? The newsagent? .About going to the pictures.Oh all right. that will cover it. If you don't want to go. I've said I'm sorry.No. I live here. Hold on. you've changed your mind.Oh. if you like. I'm sorry. Do you? Then you needn't come any further.I'm going to get the bill. it's not enough.I don't know.Yes? In the Kings road? . Have you got an ashtray Miss? I never seem to get an ashtray where I sit.I'll go to the pictures with you.You mean you don't want to go again? . . I just don't want to. don't let's have a row.Frank. . .Isn't that enough? . But I only live just around the corner.

Why. Then let' s say.. Oh. That chap is nothing but a sponger. ...Excuse me a minute. Then let' s say. it's so late. we are neighbors. really.If you like. . at fi rst. Thanks awfully.Come on.. . Yes. . of course not. . no harm really. It takes more than a man to frighten me. Then why not now? No. Always pestering people up and dow this street.Oh Mr.Not very late.Why not now? . yes. Yes.. of course you do..Oh I cannot. . yes.Alice? May I call you Alice? . . Besides. No. .. Do you trust me? .No..I'm certainly not. What's the harm. Before you go in. I must be getting home. Come on... Perhaps another time. I'd love to. . we are neighbors.You are frightened.? .That's my father.What is the time? . Crul. I always think of other women when they attract a man.No. . .Are you frightened? .No.. but I thought. may I. .Come up and see mine.

you see. Goodnight. that.How do you hold this? .Well. . You try. isn't it? . I see. That's easy. Oh God. You start walking up.I say. I say. Sorry to disturb you. I won't be a minute. It was fine. . . That's good. Then you get the brush and hold it there. here we are. just finished.. Did you do it all yourself? Hardly.Have you seen him before. Top! Excuse me a minute. Mr.Yes. Thanks anyways. . did he leave any message? No. the same gent who has called here several times.Oh that? Yes. I'm right upstairs.Yes. I'm awfully sorry. You take this and hold it like that. Oh good evening. I'll show you.What? Oh. he wouldn't leave any message.Like this? . That's all right. Snu. will you? I say. do you feel cold? I think I'll light the fire. that's a new one. not like that.. . . Let me show you. wasn't it? What a lovely room.

Would you have really? . how would I do for one of your models? That's an idea. Right you are. Rotten. .Yes..Oh. . Ooo Draw something Alice. I'll go and get those drinks. Wait a minute.Oh. Now you hold the brush. There. Besides I have to go home soon. You are awful..Do you mean. There we are. put it on? Yes. Already a pick ahead of me. Oh no. I say. I would have like to have sketched you in it. It wouldn't suit you..Let's see it on you.Yes.Shall I? .Ooo. . look what I've done. why not? . .. it's so strong! . I don't think so. Steady. . I see.. but perhaps you are right.Go on. We'll finish this masterpiece together. OK. . Never mind.

. .Shall I really try it on? . . Put your hands there. . You haven't said how you like it.Wait a minute. will you? . Don't be silly Alice.Please give it to me. Marvellous.All right. no. There it is.Yes. it isn't quite right. .I see. come on out.Think this will be big enough for me. do you think this will be big enough for me.I said.Good. . I think so.What? .How do I look? .I can't do it up. Don't be silly.Where is this trouble? .I bet it would. let me go! Let me go! . .Never mind. . I've got it.I best be going. .Go on. . No. And that's a song about you my dear. .Wait a minute.I can't do it all up.All right. .Yes. . . how does that thing go? I know. . play something.

31? . Or you won't be able to sleep all night. 31. . eleven? . wake up. Don't you worry. . What number did you say? Seven or.. They tell me the police are round there now. Crull. . If you please.Yes.Who did you say it was? . I'll send round right away. All right. I've heard. breakfast.Number 31.Good-morning. Heard about the murder? .Mr.No. no. but here..No. I got a fright in the paper.Ah good. . Just take a look around. What's wrong Alice? You don't look very chipper this morning. .Dad.31? . .31.. no.You look a little bit peeky. . Mind you. I must say.What? . from what happened last night. . There's been a murder last night.Right you are sir. it could be all together the police's fault. you'll find it in the book.Do you remember Frank's telephone number dear? No.. . round the corner. will you? . Alice. Alice.

Now.. I must say I feel the same about that too. Good-morning. Alice. I must be going. have you heard about our murder? . they put me on it. A knife. But a knife. It's one thing to have a word with one. mind you a knife is a difficult thing to handle. Thank you.. chatter. No.Yes.No news of the murder yet? . and they'll take it.Good morning Alice. Chatter. Customer.I say. a knife is not right.. they have to wink at something.... you ought to be more careful. cut a bit of bread will you? KNIFE! Dear.something British about that.. One should never use a knife. Hello Frank.. give them a chance to go on about other people's business. Well. .No. but quite another to stick a knife into a gentleman. What's the matter Alice? Have another row with Frank? Another customer Alice.Finally. a knife.. . clean.. You might have cut somebody with that. Did they? That's good isn't it? . . .Dear. it's Frank. I can't stand here gossiping all day like some people. chatter... a knife. not yet. honest whacker to be hit with a brick is one thing. . A good.

Sssshhhh. Good-bye Mrs. good-bye Mr...Well. Would you like to telephone while I go down? .No thanks. . Alice? Come here a minute will you? But I must be going now. say something! If you're not using the phone. Corona. . Certainly sir. I came in here to phone.I want the best cigar in the shop. I am keeping it back. Now you two.That's all right. .. What happened last night? Why don't you tell me? Look. I can wait.. For God's sake. Okay. won't it? You reckon you'll get him soon? I don't know. Do you know where I found this? It's the only piece of evidence that you were there.. White. What sort of cigar would you like sir? I've got. I hope you get him Frank! If they do.What does he mean? Very well sir. Be careful. aahhh. that will mean motive. I want to get on to Scotland Yard.. I got Corona. White.Well. .. ..

. Oh they look good. .Any news of the murder.No. Certainly sir.. here you are.. They ought to. I've had them for years. Extraordinary actually.. Quite silly of me. What the hell business is it of yours anyway. . hadn't noticed it. Excuse me. ..Corono. You know. I can't quite I say. would you pay for this? Is this gentleman a friend of yours Frank? .Corono.Is it all right sir..Have you a light? .. I looked everywhere for that other glove last night. sorry. but it's all right. Are you. .. Is it all right sir? Of course. quite sure.. Have you heard anything? No. But you detectives are much better at finding these things.. not yet. I thought the top was broken.Yes. no news. here we are sir. Ah. .Yes. will you? Thank you.

They've got glass doors.. out with it. shouldn't wave clues. What do you want? What do I want? Oooooh. all right my dear. Oh. that your little secret only came into the hands of a man like me. we're not exactly friends.. Come on. aren't we Frank? I'll look after the shop.. Let me give you a tip. Good-morning Miss... Quite unfortunate that poor young man died around the corner last night. Couldn't we discuss that over breakfast. At least not yet. oh that's awful. Look here you. Don't wave important clues in telephone boxes. Perhaps it's fortunate. You go in and finish your paper. there are some men who would make money out of a thing like that.. I couldn't do a thing like that. What a chance for blackmail. What for? Oh. . Two of each there. By the way. But we're going to do a little business together. Detectives in glass houses. all right. You're a detective. father.No. You know.

He's a very important friend of Frank's. . Mr.What time did you go to bed? Did you write this? Yes.. would you like something to eat? .Yes. thank-you.Mr. he had his hat on.Lovely weather.. clothes? Well ah.a tie. How old would you say this man was. .Yes. you know. kind of mousey. . awfully rude. . Little bit of both.I say.Tracy. you couldn't say he was a blond and you couldn't say he was a brunette. Tracy.Oh.. or hear anything during the night? .. . Was he dark or fair? Well. . . I'm afraid I couldn't tell you sir. .Mother this is a friend of Frank's. .. he had a black hat and a loose kind of collar.. thank-you. I'll get the breakfast for me. Won't you take my chair? . splendid. .Pleased to meet you..? . sir.Who did you say that was? . and that' s about all I think.No.....What time did you go to bed? . Did you notice anything paticular about his. we're having..Did you see.

Frank? Just a minute will you? A friend of yours at the Yard..I'll take it. It means a lot to him.Very well.Understood? . you are very clever. Ok. . Don't make things awkward mother.No.Anything else? . I can see that all right. I don't see why they should carry on their business in my parlour. Well. said he thought you might be here. sir. How much longer is that man going to stay? Don't tell me he's staying til dinner. . Well. The sooner he goes the better.. I thought you wouldn't mind if.. . But I don't like that man.. Give me a record.. Yes.Yes. .Well... Get along with it. right. Let's hear what he's got to say. bring him along. all right. he went like this. Oh. What? . Except when he spoke to you. Hello? Yes. .yes.

There's a suspicious looking man. But there's one thing you seem to have forgotten..... You. are at present looking for that man. Also quite unfortunate. And the first thing I shall say is. Meanwhile.. and what's that? Before we get to any hangings. Look here. On the other hand. . will you? Isn't there one thing you seem to have forgotten. that Scotland Yard. As you were saying. perhaps it's fortunate. that is.Just a minute Alice. . that our words are as good as. Frank! .. I shall have quite a lot to say. That won't get you anywhere. with a criminal record. we'll just sit quietly here ....Who? Any news Frank? Alice. rather unfortunate the way that poor young man round the corner died last night. Oh.. was seen looking around the place.I say. or perhaps a bit better..... .than that of a jailbird.. Lock that door. don't you try and pin this thing on me.than that of a jailbird. that she was there too. you will.. For us. Oh.

Well can't you see. you can't do this. now don't interfer Alice.Because. she'll speak at the right moment. Why can't we just chalk the whole thing now? I've got nothing against you. You tell him.until the squad van arrives.Why don't you let her speak.. In any case. you don't. have it back now. .You mind your own business.Frank. I wasn't serious.No. be quiet Alice. Tell him that he's playing with fire. so it won't be for me. . .Please Frank.Now. that doesn't surprise me in the least... I know what I'm doing. . When it comes. . we are both satisfied.. You don't. and.For God's sake. she's want to chalk it up too? And so do I you know. . . . . Very well then. Look here Miss.That surprises you doesn't it? . we are both satisfied.. I had some cash on me. Well look here. against hers.Why not? . And we'll all burn our fi ngers.... Look here Frank. but. Yes. It's my word. You've got nothing against me.

please.. please... Not very often I see you so early in the day as this.Here you are Miss. ask him. It's him. .All right. .. George.. . it's not me you want..No.. It's still my word against hers. .Then you'll have to fill out one of these forms. I am going to give myself up.. All right then. Yes. .Do you know something about this? . I cannot bear the thought of being accused of something I have done. Well I suppose you're going to tell him who did it Miss.. Why his own. I. Take this along to inspector Walls. I say.Called to see Frank? ... Things have gone wrong lately. I want to see Inspector Walls. It's still my word against hers.You can come along now . No. .. just a minute. Alice Hello. Come in.I'm not bad really.Yes. . All right then.. you know.. and one has got to live.

No.Won't you sit down? You've something to tell us about his case. This way Miss.... what is it? Well. you don't know.. He tried. Yes.. Alice.. I was protecting myself. Will you deal with this young lady. what I have to say now.. It's too painful. I know who did it. What I was going to say is this.. Yes... please...No. Is this worthwhile sir. . yes. I didn't know what I was doing and. Yes. I would rather not wait. whatever made you come here? I did it.Well.. hold on. Hello..One moment please.I was the one. now that everything has been cleared up? Let's hear what she's got to say. I'd better say. . . I shall be busy for a minute.... sir.I know. . I can't tell you. .Yes. . . What I wanted to say is. you see..

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