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Drifting By Chamberlain Peirce
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Young attractive Margaret Marston is addicted to both gambling and drugs. Her wealthy businessman father tells her that he will only continue to support her if she reforms. He hires detective Chris... More > Farr to chaperone her and to report to him on her behavior. Jonas Partridge, the owner of an art gallery, has leant money to Margaret which indebtedness has enabled him to persuade her to agree to marry him. A young man, Timmy, in possession of photographs which incriminate police chief Frank Conroy in the shooting of a defenceless man, has Chris deliver the pictures to Jason knowing that Jason’s possession of them will enable Jason to deter the chief from using false evidence that the chief has created in order to intimidate Jason. Finding they have a liking for one another Chris and Margaret come ever closer together as he unravels the mystery of Timmy’s disappearance (he had been murdered) and who murdered him and why. This is the basic film script written in straight dramatic form.< Less
Agamemnon At Troy By Chamberlain Peirce
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Literature & Fiction Description: To the ancient Greeks Agamemnon was a compelling historical figure: the leader of the Greek army that won the Trojan war, the brother of the wronged Menelaus,... More > the comrade in arms of perhaps the two greatest figures in the quasi mythical realm of Greek history, Odysseus and Achilles, and, above all, the man who had sacrificed his own young daughter in order to supplicate the gods to grant his army victory. Unfortunately, in the one ancient Greek play that has come down to us that bears his name (the first segment of the Oresteia) he is killed off rather early. Presumably there would have existed at one time an ancient Greek play depicting him in his glory as the triumphant general of the Greeks such as would have endowed him with that stature which should characterize him when returns to his palace at Argos as he does in the Oresteia. This play is, in part, an attempt to rectify that lack.< Less

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