My Child My Grandchild

Raymond Penshorn stingray16843@bigpond.com 5032598110362

DRAMA

1940s & '50s

Raymond Penshorn

Logline

A school girl becomes pregnant. Her mother takes her on a lengthy holiday during which time, a baby is born. Upon their return it is falsely revealed the baby is the daughter of the mother therefore a younger sister to her real mother.

Genre

Drama

Short Summary

A family of farming people live together. There are several brothers and sisters, mostly school aged. Tragedy occurs when the father is killed in a car accident. After some time, the mother remarries. The children gain a Step-father.


The eldest daughter has a child at a very young age. The baby is passed off as her younger sister and raised by her mother. Certain circumstances create suspicion and eventually the truth is revealed to the world.

Setting

The story takes place mostly in a rural area in southern Queensland, Australia.

Based on a True Story

Yes

Plot - Premise

Tragedy

Plot - Other Elements

Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes

Sexual Abuse

Main Character Details

Name: Myrna Cole

Age: Fourteen

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Insecure

Additional Character Details

Name: Myrna's mother

Age: Mid-thirties

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Desperate

Additional Character Details

Name: Stepfather

Age: Forty

Gender: Male

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Manipulative

Additional Character Details

The author has not yet written this

Development Pitch

This could be made as a low budget movie as the scenery and backgrounds are all quite normal. The persons as well are everyday types . No special effects would be necessary. The story would most certainly capture the interest of many viewers as an element of wrong doings are attempted to be covered up.Viewers generally prefer to see good triumph over evil. Good looking men and glamorous women could also be employed as a couple of sub plots introduce.suitable situations for some minor roles.

About The Author

I am a retired person having been involved in Surveying and Civil Engineering. I have always enjoyed writing and in my retirement, I joined a Writing Group at a local library. I have written several scripts on a variety of subjects. I thought it was about time I had some of my work looked at.

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34,35-54,55+

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

Information not completed

Publishing Details

Hard Copy Available

No

WGA Number

Information not completed

Logline

A school girl becomes pregnant. Her mother takes her on a lengthy holiday during which time, a baby is born. Upon their return it is falsely revealed the baby is the daughter of the mother therefore a younger sister to her real mother.

Short Summary

A family of farming people live together. There are several brothers and sisters, mostly school aged. Tragedy occurs when the father is killed in a car accident. After some time, the mother remarries. The children gain a Step-father.


The eldest daughter has a child at a very young age. The baby is passed off as her younger sister and raised by her mother. Certain circumstances create suspicion and eventually the truth is revealed to the world.

FEEDBACK

This could be made as a low budget movie as the scenery and backgrounds are all quite normal. The persons as well are everyday types . No special effects would be necessary. The story would most certainly capture the interest of many viewers as an element of wrong doings are attempted to be covered up.Viewers generally prefer to see good triumph over evil. Good looking men and glamorous women could also be employed as a couple of sub plots introduce.suitable situations for some minor roles.

About The Author

I am a retired person having been involved in Surveying and Civil Engineering. I have always enjoyed writing and in my retirement, I joined a Writing Group at a local library. I have written several scripts on a variety of subjects. I thought it was about time I had some of my work looked at.

Mature Audience Themes

Sexual Abuse

Characters

Main Character

Name: Myrna Cole

Age: Fourteen

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Insecure

Character 1

Name: Myrna's mother

Age: Mid-thirties

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Desperate

Character 2

Name: Stepfather

Age: Forty

Gender: Male

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Manipulative