Popsicle Death by JZ Murdock | Script Revolution

Popsicle Death

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When a young boy doesn't pay his Popsicle vendor (for whom it was the final straw and kills himself), Death incarnate returns to avenge him. Potential as animation..
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A little boy buys an ice cream from a roving popsicle vendor but doesn't have enough money. He goes inside to ask for more, but his mother chastises him and sends him to his room. The vendor, being on his last vestige pf sanity, kills himself that night.

So another day, another time, the boy goes out to buy another popsicle. This time from a vendor who is in a hooded cloak and death incarnate. He sells the boy a black popsicle and things go downhill from there.

In fear the boy tells Death it wasn't his fault, his mother kept him inside so he couldn't pay the vendor. So Death goes after Mom who isn't so innocent. She's been having an affair with her deceased husband's brother, a priest.
In the end, Death drives off with the mother hanging naked out of the van, into the dark and the fog as the boy fights to save her.

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The Writer: JZ Murdock

JZ Murdock is a writer, screenwriter, and author living in Bremerton, WA.

THE TEENAGE BODYGUARD, is a true crime story from a week in 1974 when he was asked to protect a murder witness from the Tacoma mafia (yes, that was a real thing). This screenplay is starting to get attention. THE TEENAGE BODYGUARD. Coverages (The Blacklist, Bluecat Screenplay Contest) say things like, "This should be pursued into production", and "Why isn't this on screen already?".From entertainment attorney Michael Donaldson, "What an interesting story. Very well researched. This kind of the story is a perennial favorite. it is just the kind of story that is being gobbled up in the market right now. It is... Go to bio

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