INTO THE BLUE
A Father's Flight and A Daughter's Return
A True Story based on the book by Susan Edsall
In the spring of 2000, 42-year-old Susan Edsall was living a high octane life as a successful business woman on the East coast, when she got the call. Her father, Wayne Edsall—a pilot and rebuilder of antique airplanes—had suffered a stroke that left him unable to read, write, speak, tell time, understand the alphabet—much less fly. The doctors’ diagnosis was dire. They told Wayne and his family the best he could hope for was to learn to play checkers. Susan knew that for her dad—a John Wayne type of man with flying in his blood—being told he’d never fly again was as devastating as the stroke itself. She knew if her dad couldn’t fly, he’d just as soon not breathe, so she chose another path—a brand of action only Susan could have pulled off. Battling the pessimistic conclusion of the experts, and her own looming fears, she and her sister, Sharon—otherwise known as the Blister Sisters—took matters into their own hands. With no medical training, but double doses of determination, they sprang into action concocting their own rehab program and within months, the sisters miraculously had their father back behind the controls of his beloved open cockpit biplane—and into the air. Against all odds, Wayne Edsall was flying again, thanks to the true grit of his daughters, Susan and Sharon.
A reality-based what-if comedy with an environment twist.
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Material: Story Synopsis
LITTLE WOMEN, BIG TROUBLE
based on the novel “Big Guy, Little Women” by Jacqueline Shannon
A teen/family comedy with heart.
What would you do if the characters from your favorite novel moved in next door? In this case… fifteen-year-old Lori Laigen – hip, with a heart of gold and a wild imagination – is convinced that the four girls who just moved in next door are the March sisters from her favorite novel, “Little Women.”
Material: Script & Novel