Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Adapted by Archie Scottney.
It is a difficult business, in Hollywood, to borrow money from an actor on a set during the shooting of a moving picture. But Pat Hobby is desperate.
It's the stiffest chore Pat has ever undertaken but he's doing it to save his car. His old jalopy might not seem worth saving but, because of Hollywood's great distances, it's an indispensable tool of the writer's trade. But what Pat doesn't foresee is that, because of this financial arrangement, his whole life in pictures is about to change.
Producer/Director: Martin Jarvis
A Jarvis & Ayres Production for BBC Radio 4.