Never Released Prequels of Famous Films, Part 1

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt

––Getting Miss Daisy in the Car: Plot Summary: Miss Daisy, an elderly Jewish Widow living in Georgia in 1948, wants her Black chauffer, Hoke, to drive her to the Piggly Wiggly so she can seductively sip a sasaparilla in front of Piggly Wiggly assistant manager Milton Seskerbund. Hoke tells Miss Daisy that he cannot find the car keys and that there seems to be a hole in his pocket so that perhaps the keys fell out somewhere. Miss Daisy suddenly suspects Hoke of fibbing about losing the keys, or of intentionally misplacing them to keep her from paying her call on Milton Seskerbund because he, Hoke, has grown sweet on her. When she voices this theory he denies it very plausibly (he takes no issue with her being white, nor Jewish, but thinks her a bit of a tart for going after Milton so forcefully after barely two decades of widowhood) so she sends her half-Serbian half-Estonian maid, Ermengilda, out to the yard with Hoke to look for the missing car keys. Miss Daisy remains suspicious, however, because although Hoke generally loses at least three inconsequential personal items every day he has only misplaced the car keys a few dozen times over the six years of his employment with her. She considers searching his room for signs of drink, but wonders if she should ask him first. Before she can decide Hoke returns with the keys; they were in the ignition where Hoke had forgotten them two nights earlier. Miss Daisy and Hoke have a good laugh while Ermengilda looks pained because pained is her only look and she never laughs because she has never found anything funny. Half way to the car Miss Daisy realizes she has forgotten her gloves. Hoke volunteers to return to the house for them, but Miss daisy insists on doing so herself. Hoke, chuckling, says under his breath, “Sho is a rasher harder than whistlin’ Dixie getting Miss Daisy in the car.”

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