The Book of Jade
Sam Bass and Jillian Bass
Sam Bass - Jillian Bass
2018 Broadway, Little Rock, AR. 72206
501/ 240-3253 501/952-2056
INT. OFFICE BUILDING, BEIJING CHINA, 2010 - DAY
A small middle-aged Chinese male administrative CLERK is
kneeled working in front of a four feet high safe dialing the
combination. A green neon light flashes through the window
across his body. He opens the heavy door. The clerk pulls out
an ornate small book with jade covers.
CLOSE ON THE BOOK - The small book's jade front cover has a
fierce dragon carved in it.
The slim man closes the safe door and puts the book in his
coat pocket looking around the office.
A burly heavy Chinese man comes in the room and sees the
Hey, what are you doing?
The kneeling clerk pauses then jumps up and runs across the
long open room to an open door.
The big man goes after him.
INT. OFFICE BUILDING HALL
They run out of the office and down a long hall. A guard at
the end of the hall turns toward the action.
Shoot that thief.
He pulls an automatic pistol from his shoulder holster and
raises his arm to shoot.
The clerk sees him then turns. He opens a door and rushes
down a staircase.
The big man is right behind him.
CHINESE MAN (CONT’D)
The clerk jumps over the rail of the stairs to the floor
The Chinese man is too big to jump. He appears frustrated and
EXT. BEIJING CHINA CITY ALLEY
The clerk rushes out of the building into the alley. He bumps
into two men carrying cartons into the old building slowing
him down. The big man hurries out of the building and
abruptly grabs him.
Got ya little pig.
The clerk sidekicks the man and they begin to fight swinging
and dodging each other. The small clerk thrust his fist into
the man's throat with a thud. The big man is choking and goes
to his knees.
The small clerk walks on an