Random thoughts from a largely-useless man.
Old radio shows, old movies, the simple life.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The stereotyped private eye frame
How many times have you heard this scenario in an old radio program? The private eye goes to an apartment, where the door is mysteriously unlocked. He knocks - no answer - so he quietly opens the door and moves into the room. There is a dead body on the floor. Just as he is looking things over, someone else comes into the room, and he is nailed for the murder.