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  1. Sid: They’ll get the pyjamas somewhere else with we don’t make the deliveries. Well, that’s not my department. (he hangs up) Mabel: “Teen Age Sex
    Orgies Revealed” Isn’t that terrible. Sid: Yeah, they sure have more fun nowadays, than when I was a kid.
    (Hasler enters R crosses to C)
    Mabel: (rises) Good morning Mr Hasler.
    • Hasler (crossing to Mabel)
    • A slowdown like this proves what I’ve said for years.
    • Nobody in interested in work.
  2. Mabel: That’s right!
    • Hasler:
    • The whole country in on the skids.
    • Here I am right now
    • with employees openly defiant to top management.
  3. Sid: Look, Mr Hasler.
    Maybe if we offered a compromise.
    • Hasler:
    • Not until there’s ice in hell
    • three foot thick.
    • (Hits desk)
    • I’m a fighter Sorokin.
    • (He assumes John L Sullivan pose)
  4. Sid: We’ve got hundreds of orders to get out..

    Mabel: That’s right Mr Hasler. Here’s a letter from Marx and Klein over in Fort Wayne,
    • Hasler: Marx and Klein
    • (crosses DL)
    • Damn chain outfit.
    • Damned communists!
    • Want another price cut I suppose.
  5. Mabel:
    Well, they say unless we take care of this shipment….
    • Hasler:
    • Now Mable!
    • Don’t stand there
    • and try and tell me about
    • Marx and Klein.
    • I’ve been dealing with them for 20 years.
  6. Mabel: But Mr Hasler, they say…

    Max: I’ve been looking for you Mr Hasler.
    • Hasler:
    • Why aren’t you out in your territory?

    What are you doing here?
  7. Max: Because of what happened in Peoria.
    Hines:(enters) the elevator’s stuck.
    Max: Hey you, Hines, what size are you?
    Hines: Size me? What is this?
    The elevators stuck.
    Max: You look like a medium. I need you.
    Hasler: What on earth is going on here?
  8. Max: Take your pants off.
    Hines: I’m doing no such thing.
    Max: Mr Hasler, this is a life and death thing for the Sleep Tite Organization. I want him to model these pajamas.
    • Hasler:
    • Hines,
    • take your pants off.
  9. Hines: OK chief.Me honest?
    Max: Come on. Come on.
    Mabel: Oh what a day.
    Hines; I’m a very busy man. I’m a time study man, not a model.
    Max: This is for Sleep Tite mister.
    • Hasler;
    • Hines
    • put those pyjamas on.
  10. Hines: Okey chief.
    • Hasler:
    • Hurry it up. (crosses L)

    • Let’s get it over with,
    • whatever it is.
  11. Max: Now Mr Hasler. I want you to get the picture. I was showing this to Charley Robertson onf the Robertson Brothers. Now I ain’t one to your type salesmen that believes in half measures. Whenever I have a simple room I do just what we got Heinzie doing. I model the pants myself.
    • Hasler:
    • Beautiful styling.
    • What more do you want?
  12. Max: Now wait here I am in Peaoria and I’m modelling the pants. Mr Robertson and his two buyers are very impressed with the line and the ready to buy. Get the picture?
    • Hasler:
    • Go on, go on.
    • I hope there’s some point to all this.
  13. Max: Hines, now take a deep breath, stick out your stomark.
    Hines: This is truly ridicules.
    Max: Everybody bear in mind I got thse pajamas out of stock, right out or the box. Go on Hines, breath in.
    • Hasler:
    • He said to breathe, breathe.
    • Let’s get it over with.
    • (Hines takes a powerful breathe and his pants fall down)
    • My God!
  14. Hines: Oh, I’m sorry. Max: No, leave’em lay.
    Gladys: (entres) What are you doing, Vernon? Playing games? Mabel: Mr Hines, really!
    Sid: Let me see those.
    Max: They’re all like that. Every one. Boxes and boxes of them.
    • Hasler:
    • What’s the idea?
    • Who did this?
  15. Sid: Somebody’s got quite a sense of humour.
    • Hasler:
    • What the hell are you talking about?
  16. Sid: Two threads in every waistband button.
    • Hasler:
    • What?
  17. Sid:
    They’re not sewed on >

    Only two threats. Somebody’s being very cute.
    • Hasler:
    • Cute!
    • Sabotage.

    Open rebellion.
  18. Hines; On the other hand it might be just a coincidence.
    • Hasler:
    • Oh, put your paints on.
  19. Gladys: What did you do Vernon?
    Hines: I didn’t do anything.
    Sid: Give me the stock room.
    Max: I’ll be the laughing stock of the pyjama game.
    Mabel: You nether finished your story. What did this Robinson do when your pants fell down.
    • Max: He laughed. No sense of humour.
    • Hines: (Gladys trying to help him.)
    • Keep your hands off me.
  20. Sid; Hold the orders till we’ve checked the stock. I’ll be right down. Come on Max.
    • Hasler: (Crossing to Mabel)
    • They think they can lick
    • Myron Hasler with this trickery,
    • they got another guess coming.
    • I’m a fighter.
    • Dame Communists.
    • (To Hines) Hines!
    • Get dressed you idiot.
    • I want a time report on each individual worker.
    • (Hines has cuff caught in zipper. Hasler fume
    • Hines exits. Hasler follows then sits at a desk R helplessly)
  21. Mabel: Now Mr Hasler, in this letter to Marx and Klein, they say….
    • Hasler:
    • Don’t bother me with letters from Marx and Klein
    • or anybody else.
  22. Mabel: Well…..
    • Hasler:
    • Especially Marx and Klein,
    • those dame pirates.
    • (Hasler to Gladys)
    • Gladys,
    • don’t forget I’ve got a meeting of the Board of Directors tomorrow.
    • (Puts head in hands)
  23. Gladys: Yes sir. The books are all ready except….
    • Hasler:
    • Two threads,
    • that what I got to tell them.
    • Two threads.
  24. Sid: (enters)
    We’ve got to recall an awful lot of orders.
    • Hasler:
    • How many?
  25. Sid: They’re going to let us know.
    • Hasler:
    • Gladys, give me your entry.

    (Gladys gives him the ledger)
  26. Sid: Clear out for a while will you Mabel?
    Mabel: Oh sure. I’ll get something to settle my stomach.
    • Hasler: (writes notation and gives it with ledger to Gladys)
    • Have it ready for the meeting tomorrow,
    • that’s all.
    • (Gladys exits Hasler moves UR)
  27. Sid: Mr Hasler.
    • Hasler; (stops)
    • Yeah?
  28. Sid: I’d like to make a pitch.
    • Hasler:
    • Pitch?
    • All right.
    • Pitch ahead.
  29. Sid: Before we get started let me make my position clear. I’m for the company first last and always. But labour problems have got to end up one way….compromise.
    • Hasler:
    • Sorokin,
    • you’ve been around here long enough to learn one things.
    • But you seem a little slow.
    • I’m a fighter:(He demonstrates)
    • Keep your dukes up,boy.
    • (Throws door open)
  30. Sid: Yes, but….
    • Hasler:
    • Don’t waste your breath on me.
    • Keep you ducks up.
    • (He exits)
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