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THE ORIGONS OF JACOB HOWERD
by Daniel Siegel (danielsiegel3@gmail.com)

Rated: PG-13   Genre: Organized Crime   User Review: ****
THIS IS ONLY THE PREVIEW. TELL ME IF YOU LIKE IT.


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FADE IN:

INT. THE EXPLOSION - MORNING
                                                            
JACOBS HOUSE. MORNING.
                                                            
Jacob Howerd lying sick on the couch. Adam Caltrin standing
next to him.
                                                            
                       ADAM
Sorry you can't help me in that
warehouse inspection.
                                                            
                       JACOB
      (Speak in a
       gravelly voice.)
At least it's not a raid.
                                                            
Adam walks out of the room and to the car.
                                                            
Drives to abandoned warehouse.
                                                            
Walks in and sees nobodys their.
                                                            
Walks upstairs.
                                                            
Looks up and sees explosives on the ceiling.
                                                            
                       ADAM
      (In scared voice.)
Oh no, oh no.
                                                            
Building explodes blasting Adam out the window.
                                                            
 
INT. A NEW PARTNER - AFTERNOON
                                                            
JACOBS HOUSE. DAY.
                                                            
Jamie Siegel walks in the room.
                                                            
                       JAMIE
I have some bad news. Adam has
been er, killed in a terrible
explosion.
                                                            
                       JACOB
      (Speak in worried
       voice.)
WHAT! What happened.
                                                            

2.

                       JAMIE
      (Speak with pity.)
Apparently nobody was their and
they wired the place with bombs.
                                                            
                       JACOB
      (Speak in a
       hurried voice.)
Where will I get a new partner, I
need a new partner.
                                                            
                       JAMIE
      (Speak sadly.)
Don't worry, their are many
detectives that have just
graduated.
                                                            
                       JAMIE
      (Speak sadly.)
I'll find one for you, since your
so ill.
                                                            
                       JACOB
Make sure you get a good one.
                                                            
Jamie Siegel walks out of the building.
                                                            
 
INT. MEETING THE NEW PARTNER - EVENING
                                                            
JACOB HOUSE AND ARTHURS HOUSE. EVENING.
                                                            
Jamie walks in.
                                                            
                       JAMIE
      (SAYS HAPPILY.)
Glad to see your feeling better.
                                                            
                       JAMIE
I found you a new partner, I think
his name is Arthur Gurder no, no
Arthur Gurden.
                                                            
                       JACOB
Can I meet him?
                                                            
                       JAMIE
Well of course.
                                                            
Both leave building and gets in the car.
                                                            
                       JACOB
Whats he like.
                                                            

3.

                       JAMIE
He is a very law abideing citizen,
just graduated and is not good at
driving.
                                                            
Both pull up to the house and enter.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
      (ARTHUR GURDEN)
Hello I am Arthur Gurden. I have
heard much about you.
                                                            
                       JACOB
      (SAYS IN A WORRIED
       VOICE.)
Good stuff, right?
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
Mostly.
                                                            
                       JACOB
What do you do to pass the time?
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
Play video games.
                                                            
                       JACOB
I like to shoot plates with my
revolver.
                                                            
                       JACOB
Do you have any important cases?
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
I have a case, a vending machine
got robbed.
                                                            
 
INT. A VENDING MACHINE ROBBERY TURNED INTO MURDER - NIGHT
                                                            
MALL. NIGHT.
                                                            
Jacob Howerd and Arthur gurden head to mall.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
So do you have any girlfriends.
                                                            
                       JACOB
No, none seem atracted to me.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
I have one, her name is Crystal.
                                                            

4.

Arrive at crime scene and enter.
                                                            
Inspect vending machine with two holes.
                                                            
                       JACOB
      (SAYS DEEPLY.)
This was not a vending machine
robbery, this was murder. (say
very fastly)
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
      (ARTHUR GURDEN)
How can you possibly know that?
                                                            
                       JACOB
      (SAYS DEEPLY.)
Simple, their are two holes, one
big one small. One is small like a
bullet hole and a large head
shaped one. That meams someone
shot at somebody but misses and
attemps to shoot again and
succedes. So then the man falls
back and makes the second hole.
That is why their is blood on the
groud on the and on vending
machine glass.
                                                            
INSPECTOR MARK ARRIVES.
                                                            
                       INSPECTOR
Sorry I took so long, what
happened?
                                                            
                       JACOB
I'll explain later, this was
murder. Do you know of any strnge
people who may be in a gang, or a
murderer? Anyone who may have
murdered anyone in public?
                                                            
                       INSPECTOR
      (SAYS CURIOUSLY)
I have no idea what just happened
but no.
                                                            
                       JACOB
Arthur I think we have been here
long enough, lets go.
                                                            
Arthur and Jacob leave building.
                                                            
 

5.

EXT. THE TWO GANGS - LATER
                                                            
JACOBS CAMARO. LATER.
                                                            
Start car and drive.
                                                            
                       JACOB
I must ask you, why did you take
this case, your a private
detective? You could have tooken
any case but you took a vending
machine robbery.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
I just thought since nobody would
take it I would. It would- AWWWWW!
                                                            
Another car suddenly collides into Jacobs car.
                                                            
Jacob and Arthur stuble out of wrecked car.
                                                            
                       JACOB
      (SAYS IN ANGER)
THEY DESTROYED MY CAMARO!
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
I think we have bigger problems.
                                                            
Arthur points to a man with a knockout gun.
                                                            
                       JACOB
Is that a trans-
                                                            
Man shoots both.
                                                            
 
EXT. WHAT ARTHUR HEARD - MORNING
                                                            
STAINMANS TRUCK AND CRYSTALS CAR.
                                                            
Wake in the bed of a pickup truck.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
      (SAYS CURIOUSLY)
What happened?
                                                            
                       JACOB
      (SAY QUIETLY)
Shut up, I think the man who shot
us is talking on the phone.
Listen.
                                                            

6.

                       HANK
      (On phone)
Janelle is on to us. Just today
her gang took the guns we were
shiping. The Big Man tried ter
kill us but I threw em out the
window. We had ter kill his entire
gang.
                                                            
                       HANK
      (STILL ON PHONE)
No, no, yes I tried ter take er
out but she killed Rupert. She
looks so stupid with that long
black hair and she is always
calling herself Crystle, oh I
kidnapped those two detectives,
bye.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
      (SAYS IN ANGER)
Did you hear that? That described
Crystal perfectly.
                                                            
                       JACOB
OK we need to get out of here,
help me open the back of the bed.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
Did you here that?
                                                            
                       JACOB
YES, BUT WE HAVE TO GET OUT OF
HERE!
                                                            
Jacob lifts up the back of the bed and both jump out.
                                                            
                       JACOB
I hope we never have to do that
again.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
Hey look thats crystals car.
                                                            
Crystal pulls up next to them.
                                                            
Jacob and Arthur get in.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
      (SAYS CURIOUSLY)
How did you find us?
                                                            

7.

                       CRYSTAL
      (SAYS FAST AND
       HURRIED)
Oh I er saw you in the back of
that truck and thought I could
help.
                                                            
                       JACOB
Nice to meet you but, we have a
quiston. Are you a gang
ringleader, do you kill people, is
your real name Janelle?
                                                            
                       CRYSTAL
      (SAYS IN ANGRY AND
       SCARED VOICE.)
What are you talking about?
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
Oh well we heard a man talking on
the thone saying someone named
Janelle calling herself Crystal
was like the leader of a gang that
they hated.
                                                            
                       CRYSTAL
Oh you know their are many people
with my name.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
Well anyway we have two gangs to
catch.
                                                            
                       JACOB
Well don't mention this to the
police. It would be much more
simpler if they were not involved.
                                                            
 
EXT. JANELLES LIES - DAY
                                                            
JANELLES WAREHOUSE. DAY.
                                                            
Crystal walks into abandoned warehouse with Stainman.
                                                            
                       CRYSTAL
YOU IDIOT I AM SO MAD YOU LET HIM
HEAR YOU ON THE PHONE STAINMAN!
                                                            
                       HANK
I THOUGHT THEY WERE KNOCKED OUT!
YOU ARE SUCH A- ER I HATE YOU!
                                                            

8.

                       CRYSTAL
I DID NOT KIDNAP YOU JUST TO ARGUE
I AM GOING TO MURDER YOU!
                                                            
Hank jumps out the window and runs away.
                                                            
                       CRYSTAL
      (YELLING AFTER
       STAINMAN)
THATS RIGHT RUN AND TELL YER GANG
ABOUT ME!
                                                            
                       CRYSTAL
IDIOTIC FOLLWERS BRING ME SOMEONE
TO KILL! I NEED TO KILL!
                                                            
                       FOLLOWER
I have that politic!
                                                            
Pushes man into Crystals grasp.
                                                            
Crystal pulls a Revolver from her pocket.
                                                            
                       MAN
Don't sh-
                                                            
Crystal fires right after the man speaks.
                                                            
 
INT. THE WRATH OF JANELE - EVENING
                                                            
CAFE. EVENING.
                                                            
Arthur and Jacob sitting at cafe table.
                                                            
                       JACOB
Have you noticed how stange
Cryetals been acting?
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
Wel-
                                                            
Crystal walks in.
                                                            
                       CRYSTAL
Hy, I hope you have uhhhhhhhh,
recovered from your accident.
                                                            
                       JACOB
Me and Arthur have some stuff to
er do.
                                                            
Jacob and Arthur exit cafe.
                                                            

9.

Making sure nobodys watching Crystals climbs in airvent.
                                                            
Crystal looks down on the chefs and pulls out a knife.
                                                            
Crystal climbs out of the airvent and holds knife up to a
chefs throat.
                                                            
                       CRYSTAL
You were supposed to poison his
food.
                                                            
Crystal then bangs head on the wall util he dies(off
screen).
                                                            
Knifes three more chefs.
                                                            
Grabs the last chef by the hair.
                                                            
                       CRYSTAL
You were supposed to make sure he
poisoned the food and you are even
in my gang.
                                                            
                       CHEF
      (SAYS SCARED)
Dont hurt meeeeee.
                                                            
Crystal grabs the chef by the hair and pushes head in pot of
boiling water.
                                                            
Runs out the back door and hides in bushes outside.
                                                            
 
INT. STALKING THE RABBIT. - NIGHT
                                                            
JACOB HOUSE AND CAFE. NIGHT.
                                                            
Jacob sitting whith Arthur at kitchen table and Crystal
comes in.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
Are you OK I heard what happened.
                                                            
                       CRYSTAL
      (SAYS SCARED)
It was so terrible. I saw it all.
                                                            
                       JACOB
Why is their a bloody knife in
your pocket?
                                                            

10.

                       CRYSTAL
      (SAYS FAST AND
       HURRIED)
Oh I had to stalk and kill a
rabbid rabbit and errrr well I er,
it was just crazy.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
Come on lets go and investigate.
But be prepared for a guesome
sight.
                                                            
All get in car and drive off.
                                                            
                       JACOB
OK here we are.
                                                            
Enter and see that Inspector Mark is their.
                                                            
                       JACOB
You see those pots take them to
Scotland Yard and get finger print
analisis.
                                                            
Jacob studies the bodys exept the one who was covered up.
                                                            
                       INSPECTOR
I have no idea why you think the
killer touched the pots but OK.
                                                            
Then Mark left.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
How can you figure that out.
                                                            
                       JACOB
Simple, I have done a study over
the past couple years. It shows
that killers tend to fidget right
before kill and that was the
perfect thing to fidget whith.
                                                            
                       CRYSTAL
Have you noticed how they let me
enter the crime scene? I am not
supposed to be here.
                                                            
 
INT. THE DEATH OF THE INSPECTOR - DAY
                                                            
JACOBS HOUSE, SCOTLAND YARD AND ARTHURS HOUSE. DAY.
                                                            
Jacob Howerd speaking on phone at home.
                                                            

11.

                       JACOB
YOU DID! GREAT! ILL BE THEIR RIGHT
AWAY! Arthur wont be whith he is
sleeping at his house.
                                                            
Leaves house and drives to Scotland Yard.
                                                            
Enters building.
                                                            
                       INSPECTOR
The prints came from Janelle
Tolkien.
                                                            
                       INSPECTOR
She disappeared off the face of
the earth years ago and sh-
                                                            
Bullet comes out the window and hits the inspector.
Inspector drops dead.
                                                            
Jacob jumps out the window and runs after a man standing
outside with a gun. Jacob gives up and drives to Arthurs
house.
                                                            
Enters and sees Arthur watching TV.
                                                            
                       JACOB
MARK IS DEAD, A MAN KILLED HIM!
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
WHAT! Did you call anyone?
                                                            
                       JACOB
Of course. Can I stay here I don't
want to drive.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
I-I just can't believe Marks dead.
Wait a minute, who shot him?
                                                            
                       JACOB
I have no idea I chased him but he
got away.
                                                            
 
EXT. FIREING AT THE WAREHOUSE - MORNING
                                                            
ARTHURS HOUSE, JACOBS CAR AND OUTSIDE WAREHOUSE.
                                                            
Jacob sleeping and Arthur running into his room.
                                                            

12.

                       ARTHUR
      (SAYS IN SCARED
       VOICE)
JACOB! JACOB! WAKE UP!
                                                            
                       JACOB
Wh-what is going on.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
THEIR ARE PEOPLE FIRING AT
EACHOTHER AT THE AN ABANDONED
WAREHOUSE!
                                                            
                       JACOB
      (SAYS SCARED AND
       LOUDLY)
LETS GO!
                                                            
Both run to car and drive off.
                                                            
See people fireing at eachother. One shoots at tire and all
run away.
                                                            
Jacob and Arthur jump one.
                                                            
                       FOLLOWER
So have you figured it out yet.
Just arrest me please.
                                                            
                       JACOB
Don't ask him he is clearly
mentaly ill. Lets take him to the
police staiton.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
      (ARTHUR GURDEN)
OK but but, oh never mind lets get
him to the staition.
                                                            
Load him in the car and drive off seeing the police
arriving.
                                                            
 
INT. CRYSTAL IS ACTING SUSPICOUS - DAY
                                                            
ARTHURS HOUSSE. DAY.
                                                            
Jacob and Arthur conversing at table.
                                                            
                       JACOB
Have you noticed how suspicous
Crystal is acting.
                                                            

13.

Crystal enters room.
                                                            
                       CRYSTAL
I heard what happened. Do you want
help whith anything.
                                                            
                       JACOB
No but, I would like you not to
just barge in here.
                                                            
                       CRYSTAL
Just checking up on you Im going
to go see some friends.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
Can I meet them, I never met any
of your friends.
                                                            
                       CRYSTAL
NO! I mean er, well I uhhh well I
don't think you can because it's a
girls day out.
                                                            
Crystal walks out of house.
                                                            
                       JACOB
I told tou she was acting
suspicous.
                                                            
 
INT. WHAT HAPPEND TO ARTHUR - NIGHT
                                                            
ARTHURS HOUSE. NIGHT.
                                                            
Arthur making coffee in kitchin.
                                                            
Hears someone knocking at door.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
Who is it?
                                                            
Another series of knockes.
                                                            
Door openes.
                                                            
Arthur sees Crystal and sighs in relief.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
Oh, good I did'nt know it was you.
                                                            
Crystal pulls gun from pocket and shoots Arthur.
                                                            
 

14.

INT. TO THE HOSPITAL - MOMENTS LATER
                                                            
ARTHURS HOUSE, AMBULANCE AND JACOBS CAR.
                                                            
Crystal runs out the window.
                                                            
Arthur grabs phone and dials.
                                                            
                       JACOB
      (ON PHONE)
Hello.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
      (ON PHONE)
I- I got shot. It was(breathes
heavily) Cry- Cry- Crystal.
                                                            
                       JACOB
WHAT! I knew something was wrong
with her. Well I'll call the
police.
                                                            
Arthur hangs up.
                                                            
Moments later sirens go off.
                                                            
Police and Paramedics come in door and put Arthur on
stretcher.
                                                            
Walk outside with stretcher and put Arthur and the stretcher
in an ambulance.
                                                            
Arthur tries to grab cell phone.
                                                            
                       PARA
      (GIVING GAS TO
       ARTHUR.)
Here this will make you feel
better, much better.
                                                            
Arthur slowly passes out on the stretcher.
                                                            
Wakes up on stretcher.
                                                            
                       PARA
      (LOOKING OVER)
You need some more of that don't
cha friend.
                                                            
Arthur punches paramedic and hammers his head into the wall
and paramedic passes out(does it while on stretcher).
                                                            
Starts calling Jacob.
                                                            

15.

                       JACOB
      (ON PHONE)
WHATS HAPPENING!
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
      (Breathing heavily
       and on phone)
I'm going to the emergency room. I
can't go there's work that need to
be done.
                                                            
                       JACOB
      (On phone)
I JUST GOT A CALL BEFORE I TALKED
TO YOU! They said don't tell you
or things will happen to me but
they said they would blow the
EMERGENY ROOM UP!
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
      (On phone)
Why would they tell you that.
                                                            
                       JACOB
      (On phone)
Most likely to scare me. You will
have to jump out the back and what
about the paramedic in the back
with you.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
      (On phone)
Don't worry I will and I've tooken
care of him.
                                                            
Arthur painfully gets out of stretcher. Opens door of
ambulance. Stands still looking scared and jumps out.
                                                            
A car about runs over Arthur. Arthur looks up and see's it's
Jacob.
                                                            
Jacob gets out of car and helps Arthur into the car.
                                                            
Jacob starts car and drives off.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
      (IN PAINFUL VOICE)
Wow that hu- hurt.
                                                            
Both hear loud arguing.
                                                            
Both look over at source of the noise. Loud arguing coming
from a warehouse.
                                                            

16.

Both get out of the car and walk up to warehouse door.
                                                            
                       CRYSTAL
      (SAYS WHILE JACOB
       AND ARTHUR LISTEN
       OUTSIDE)
THOSE GUNS ARE OURS! SO LET US
HAVE THEM OR WE'LL LET YOU HAVE
IT.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
THAT SOUNDS LIKE CRYSTAL! SHE MUST
BE INVOLVED IN SOME KIND OF GUN
SMUGGLING OPERATION!
                                                            
                       JACOB
      (PUTTING HAND ON
       KNOB)
WE'RE GOIN IN!
                                                            
 
INT. THE BIG FIGHT - MOMENTS LATER
                                                            
WAREHOUSE
                                                            
Jacob and Arthur pull out there guns. Jacob open door and
both walk in and see Hank Stainmans and Crystals gang in a
big fight.
                                                            
Large fight continues.
                                                            
Jacob shoot two men.
                                                            
                       JACOB
      (YELLING)
ARTHUR WE NEED TO GET TO CRYSTALS
OFFICE!
                                                            
Arthur shoots another man in the head.
                                                            
Jacob foot sweeps a man and the man fall down. Jacob kicks
the man on the ground in the face. Jacob hits another one in
the chest, kicks him in the belly, hammers his head into the
wall and the man gets knocked out.
                                                            
Jacob and Arthur find the stairs and sees it's blocked by
two men.
                                                            
A man kicks Jacob in the chest. Jacob kicks the man and
kicks the other man in the knee.
                                                            

17.

Jacob and Arthur run up the stairs. Looks over and see a
door that says "office". Arthur opens door and see that
nobody seems to be in there.
                                                            
Arhtur walks in followed by Jacob.
                                                            
Crystal jumps out from behind the door and tackles Arthur.
                                                            
Arthur kicks her off. Both get up.
                                                            
                       CRYSTAL
      (YELLING)
YOU CAN'T WIN ARTHUR!
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
      (YELLING)
JUSTICE ALWAYS WINS!
                                                            
                       JACOB
Wow, it sounds like we're in some
campy action movie.
                                                            
Crystal runs to the window and grabs a parachute and jumps
out.
                                                            
Jacob and Arthur run to the window and see another
parachute.
                                                            
                       JACOB
      (YELLING)
WE'RE GONNA HAVE TO JUMP!
                                                            
Jacob put parachute on.
                                                            
Both sees people running into the room.
                                                            
Both pull out gun and start shooting.
                                                            
                       JACOB
      (SCREAMING)
ARTHUR! CLING ON MY BACK!
                                                            
Jacob shoots a few more, jumps with Arthur on his back and
pull the parachute.
                                                            
 
EXT. CAR CHASE - MOMENTS LATER
                                                            
JACOBS CAR
                                                            
Both run to car, get in and Jacob starts the engine and
starts driving.
                                                            

18.

                       ARTHUR
Well Jacob I really underestimated
you.
                                                            
                       JACOB
Really, I way overestimated you.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
Should we have told the police
about this?
                                                            
                       JACOB
The less they know the better.
                                                            
Then hear something jump on the back of the car. Both look
back and see a man clinging on the back of the car. Jacob
swerves the car around and the man fly's off.
                                                            
                       ARTHUR
What an idiot.
                                                            
Then something bumps into the car. Both look back and see a
car chasing after them.
                                                            
Jacob pushes down on the pedal hard.
                                                            
Arthur pull out a gun from his holster and starts shooting
at the other car.
                                                            
Arthur shoots the tires as they were driving over London
Bridge. The other swerves out of control and falls off the
bridge.
                                                            
Another car starts firing at them.
                                                            
Arthur shoots driver in the chest.The car crashes into a
building.
                                                            
Jacob pushes harder on the pedal, as five more cars catch up
to them.
                                                            
                       JACOB
      (YELLING)
WE'RE RUNNING OUT OF GAS!
                                                            
Jacob gets the car going up to a hundred and two.
                                                            
Turns a sharp corner. Jacob turns blinker to right and takes
a left turn. Turns into a small ally. Turns left and drives
back onto the London Bridge. Looks back and sees the cars
behind them. Takes a right and drives through a corn field.
Sees Jacobs house and parks in driveway.
                                                            

19.

                       ARTHUR
Maybe we should not tell the
police.
                                                            


THE END


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From JAMES BOND Date 7/28/2013 ****
I see that the author has written reviews to draw attention but it is seriously good. It was very, very, very good.

From DANIEL SIEGEL Date 5/3/2013 ****
Just brilliant.

From DANIEL SIEGEL Date 4/28/2013 ****
BEST MOVIE EVER! BRILLIANTLY WRITTEN. SMART, GOOD PLOT, GOOD MYSTERY AND GOOD ACTION! I CAN'T WAIT TILL THE WHOLE THING COMES OUT.


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