Swastikas in New York by Steve Garry | Script Revolution

Swastikas in New York

In 1939, as world war looms and home-grown fascists march in the streets, a naive, orphaned teenager moves into her cousin's rooming house, whose tenants include a mysterious man in the German American Bund.

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In the style of the Hitchcock thrillers of the 1940s (eg. Shadow of a Doubt):

Penny Gallagher, a farm girl scarred by a horrible personal tragedy, arrives in Manhattan just as America's Melting Pot and freedom of expression laws go into convulsion. While overheated patriotism and ethnic pride tear at the national fabric, she must choose between following her simple, youthful trust in people versus acting on the ominous threat growing all around her.

If you'd like to view the script/synopsis for this sequel-spawner (Penny becomes a sort of Nancy Drew character by the end), which is only a slightly fictionalized account of this dark, under-reported era in history and even has surprising analogies to our contemporary world, I look forward to sending the PDF(s) to your attention. (Also available as Pilot + Episode One)

Producers: Please contact the author for the full PDFs, or preview at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008AD4QT0

Submitted: February 23, 2017
Last Updated: March 24, 2021

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The Writer: Steve Garry

I wrote my first screenplay in 2008: A "fan fiction" sequel to my favorite film that served as a release of my pent-up wishes and hopes for what might have "happened next". This sudden writing outburst was a surprise, yet it was predicable too, for composition was my favorite subject in my earliest years of elementary school. But somewhere between then and now, I must have felt that writing wasn't a serious or possibly an attainable career. My writing methodology for my early fan fiction, and all of my original stories since, is unique because I use many of the same skills I used for decades as a software programmer. The stories must be both "logical" and "bug free". Oh, and hopefully... Go to bio
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