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Michael was the fall guy. Michael falls through the floor, into a hall of mirrors. Elsa has a gun. Bannister appears with his own gun. They are all reflected with many images. You do not know which is the real them and which is the fake. “Killing you is killing myself,” Bannister says. He has left a letter with the DA. If he dies, the DA will learn all about Elsa. They shoot. All the mirrors are shattered. Bannister is shot dead. Elsa lies on the floor, dying. ” she shouts to Michael. Michael walks away and leaves the sharks behind.

Although Macbeth, the agent of paganism, is destroyed, the witches survive, and much evil has been wreaked upon the land. Background: Early 1947: Harry Cohn had been bad-mouthing Welles all over Hollywood, saying that Welles had gone over budget and over schedule on The Lady From Shanghai. Needing a quick reply, and wanting to make something with class and quality attached to it, Welles decided to turn to his beloved Shakespeare. Welles tried to get a film of Othello made. His idea was to rehearse the play in the US, produce it at the Edinburgh Drama Festival and film it on stage in colour.

He is followed by the man with the pipe. At a boys school, the nervous man (Meinike) knocks out the pipe man with athletic equipment. Meinike goes to Rankin’s house, but Mary Longstreet is there. Meinike waits. Eventually, he catches up with Rankin, Professor of English - he used to be Franz Kindler, mastermind of the Holocaust. Rankin is getting married that evening, thereby completing his disguise and integrating into American society. Some boys, out on a paperchase, tell Rankin that they will catch up with him later.

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