Come for a Stroll (1938)

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COMEDY. Author Martin terrifies his unpleasant friend Towser with a murder plot.

Shots of the peaceful countryside where, as a voice quotes, "...every prospect pleases, and only man is vile". Towser, in his car, pulls up beside Martin who is out for a quiet walk and the chance of some shooting. Towser tells Martin, an author, that his books don't sell because he doesn's write about murder and "It". Martin says that he has an ideafor a murder plot, and asks Towser to come for a stroll with him while he outlines it. Martin leads Towser across deserted countryside in the same way as he says the murderer does. Towser begins to realise that something is wrong but cannot tear himself away. Finally the two men go rowing on a lake and Martin decides that the murderer will drown his victim. He stands up to remove his jacket, and Towser, terrified by this, falls overboard and swims hurriedly for the shore (835). The End (842).

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