"The Crimson Blade"
Written by Richard Manning & Hans Heimler
Directed by Debbie Allen
Doug Logas - Darren Dalton
Ms Audrey Fleming - Alison La Placa
The students finish a performance
of "The Crimson Blade".
I meant to tell you before Jesse-
you had a great performance tonight.
Yeah you were wonderful.
So bold and valiant and charming.
It must be fun playing the Crimson Blade
running around like Errol Flynn.
I thought we all looked pretty good.
We all looked great.
It was a hell of a cast.
Me as the dashing hero.
Me as the lovely damsel.
And Miltie as the Wicked Governor.
Typecasting at it's very finest.
One for the hero and it's on the house
Hey wait a minute he gets a
free one and I don't.
Is that fair?
Who said Life was fair?
School Office: Morning
Ms Fleming, the new administrator is
being introduced to the staff.
There is much chaos as kids hurry off to class.
First time in the drivers seat huh?
Yes I just got my administration
Ian rushes into the office.
Ms. Berg we need more chalk
in English Class
Under the computer
You seem a little disorganized around here
Oh, it's always like this in the morning.
After a day or two you won't even notice
I'm not sure that attitude
speaks well for these students
Oh they're good kids.
They're just a little noisy at times.
I'll show you to your office.
Ms Berg and Ms Fleming leave.
do you think we're too loud?
I said do you think we're...
Mr. Shorofsky's Classroom
Ian passes around music to the
students who are rehearsing on the piano.
Jesse comes in.
Doug comes in.
You're quite a quick change
artist aren't you?
What are you talking about man?
C'mon Mr. Crimson Blade
give me the bag!
Doug and Jesse fight over the bag.
C'mon are you blitzed man?
give me the bag!
What's going on?
I don't know
I'll show you
He pulls some clothes out of the bag.
All right you got me man,
I confess to the dirty laundry!
Mr Logan you're not even in this class.
Now let's get started.
I don't get mad.
I get even.
The students gather around a new notice
posted on the wall: "Code Of Conduct"
Ian: (reading from poster)
They can't mean it!
"Repeated infraction of these rules
will result in disciplinary action"
School Radio Station
make the School of the Arts
a better place to learn - unquote.
Well I think it's rubbish!
..and I urge you not to cooperate.
We've got to stand up to all this petty
harassment before the school is
overrun with tyrants.
Oh, I'm sorry I mean the hall police.
The school you save may be your own.
Miltie enters and goes to the table
where Ian and Jesse are finishing lunch.
Hey Ian I heard your radio show
the other day. Why'd you have to go
shooting your mouth off?
What do you mean, it's an editorial!
Doug Logan is not gonna tolerate you
ranking on his hall monitors.
The guy is out for power
I know how he works.
Well, sometime a lad has got to
stand up for what's right doesn't he?
Even if it gets him into soup heh?
You're wasting your time trying to
explain that to Miltie here.
He never sticks his neck out for anybody.
Oh, sure he does
Ian and Jillian run in and quickly duck
so they won't be seen by the hall monitors
I can't believe we're late!
Maybe we can make it
through the auditorium
They sneak across the hall
into the darkened auditorium
Doug Logan comes out of the
wings of the stage.
Jillian and Ian!
Well what can I say?
- you're late!
It really wasn't our fault.
The subway was delayed.
You know you really have to
for such things.
It's important to be ontime.
Why don't you just give us the
citation and we'll be off to class
You know I am going to let
Jillian off with a warning.
But I'm afraid I can't do the same for you.
Your display on the radio
hasn't made my job any easier.
That's a bleedin' shame.
You can't be on the radio if
you're stuck in detention.
Think about that.
This is how you get your jollies then?
I'm also writing you up for chewing gum.
I'm not chewing any bloody gum!
Well I say you are and
it's your word against mine isn't it?
Auditorium fills with smoke.
Ian and Jillain run to class as Doug
chases the Crimson Blade through the school.
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