Frank is a retired Lt Col in the US army. He's blind and impossible to get along with. Charlie is at school and is looking forward to going to university; to help pay for a trip home for Christmas, he agrees to look after Frank over thanksgiving. Frank's niece says this will be easy money, but she didn't reckon on Frank spending his thanksgiving in New York. Written by
Col. Frank Slade has a very special plan for the weekend. It involves travel, women, good food, fine wine, the tango, chauffeured limousines and a loaded forty-five. And he's bringing Charlie along for the ride.
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When Donna and Frank descend to tango on the dance floor a microphone boom can briefly be seen overhead. See more
[Headmaster Trask drives into the Baird School driveway in his brand-new Jaguar. He gets out, to hear a voice on a loudspeaker
[on loudspeaker, but unidentified
Mister Trask is our fearless leader.
[students hear this and gather, looking on at Trask
A man of learning, a voracious reader. He can recite "The Iliad" in ancient Greek, while fishing for trout in a rippling creek.
[Trask grins slightly, trying to figure out where the voice is coming from
Endowed with wisdom, of judgement sound, ...
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Written by Robbie Robertson
Performed by Emmylou Harris See more