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Join younger Emil as he says see you later to his mom, leaves his small city and units off on a trip that might swap his lifestyles. whilst his cash is stolen at the educate by way of a mysterious stranger, Emil thinks he’s misplaced every thing. yet as he starts off monitoring down the thief, he quickly discovers that he’s now not on my own within the giant urban in the end. For this vintage story of a boy studying to depend upon himself – and on his new neighbors – the Olivier degree transforms into Nineteen Twenties Berlin: a spot filled with surprises and hazard, the place every thing strikes on the pace of your mind's eye.

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IDA rushes out to discover MRS WIRTH, in part in her nightclothes. MRS WIRTH: There’s been a phone name from Berlin. IDA: no longer approximately Emil? inform me it’s no longer approximately Emil! MRS WIRTH: You mustn’t panic, Ida. yet they don’t comprehend the place he's. IDA and PONY: Emil! ~ PONY cycles in at complete pace. PONY: They rang Neustadt! I informed them to not one million occasions, yet they did. a few DETECTIVES wake. TOOTS: Pony? It’s nonetheless darkish! EMIL: no longer my mom. They haven’t advised my mom I’m lacking! TOOTS: I fastened your motorcycle lamp, Pony. right here. PONY: no longer now! HILDE: You mustn’t panic, Emil. PROFESSOR: we have now a method. PONY: Eyes on each highway. PROFESSOR: extra detectives can be right here at sunrise. TOOTS: So am i able to return to sleep? ARNIE does a seagull. TOOTS: close up, Arnie! PROFESSOR: Seagull! Arnie’s noticed Mr Snow. GERDA rushes up. PROFESSOR: He’s attempting to sneak out in the dead of night. HILDE: You rattled him final evening. EMIL takes PONY’s bicycle. EMIL: might be this guy may also help us. He paid my tram fare. EMIL offers HILDE the guy FROM THE 177’s card. PONY: Emil! PROFESSOR: You can’t take on him on my own. PONY: Wait! GERDA: He’s harmful. HILDE: the town Press? ARNIE does one other seagull. EMIL rushes away. TOOTS: What the turn are we going to do now? ~ EMIL cycles in the course of the abandoned early morning in pursuit of MR SNOW. Rain beats down. MR SNOW appears to be like and disappears within the part mild. EMIL cycles like a demon. He will get nearer – And nearer – after which MR SNOW disappears. EMIL shall we out an exceptional cry of frustration and depression. after which he listens to the silence. He can listen whatever – underneath the road. He lines the sound. He sees a sewer grate. EMIL: The Sewers! EMIL opens up the grate. he's taking PONY’s bicycle lamp and shines it down. PONY: (Off. ) Emil! EMIL lowers himself down – ~ Deep into the city’s underground sewer approach. The scent isn't really friendly. EMIL hears move. He lighting fixtures his means with PONY’s lamp and pursues the noise into the unknown. EMIL will get nearer and in the direction of MR SNOW. close to a ladder attaining again as much as the outside, MR SNOW stops and consults a plan, attempting to figure out the place he's. MR SNOW catches sight of EMIL’s large distorted shadow. EMIL hides. MR SNOW: who're you? A rat scuttles. MR SNOW jumps. MR SNOW: What do you need from me? EMIL adjusts his place. His shadow towers over MR SNOW, who cowers. MR SNOW: depart me by myself! MR SNOW’s voice echoes in the course of the vaults. EMIL: Mr Snow – EMIL’s voice echoes throughout the vaults. MR SNOW: Please, don’t damage me. allow me pass and that i promise, no matter what you will have. I’m by myself during this bad position. Have pity! EMIL steps ahead MR SNOW: You? EMIL: Who did you think that was once when you, Mr Snow? MR SNOW: regrettably there are those that item to my labor within the monetary region. EMIL: good, my mom works challenging within the hairdressing zone. She earned that cash you stole. MR SNOW: within the monetary quarter, it really is thought of undesirable manners to name what we do stealing. EMIL: on your global isn’t there a distinction among correct and flawed? MR SNOW: My global? What approximately your global Emil Tischbein? What does leader Constable Jeschke need to say approximately correct and unsuitable?

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