Set in a tenement boarding house, a lonely confirmed bachelor occupies a room across the hall from a dour spinster. Children run amok in the hallways playing pranks. Believing the bachelor perpetrated one particular prank, the spinster woman enters his room to confront him. She is followed by a neighbor child. Meanwhile, the other children have stolen a scarlet fever quarantine sign and posted it on the bachelor's door.
Variation in real time on the action of the classic work "The Sunbeam," from 1912 by David W. Griffith. The deconstruction of the original work makes possible a fragmentation and reorganization of the stage. The whole work becomes then a recreated choreography, where the characters make the narrative wind on depending on their movements. https://vimeo.com/22696362
Proud old Major Neal disowns his only child, a beautiful girl, because he considers her marriage a misalliance. Years pass. The old major becomes a recluse feared by all. One morning, a hamper is found beneath the Major's covered driveway.The hamper contains a baby girl.