Tim Marks

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"Despite his vices, every man's not out for just himself."

"No, Tony, you're afraid! You have no idea what it's like to be desperate."


locating the plant | pearldivers | reel | refuge of scoundrels
the fever of warmth and darkness | eve's barette | the judas ballot | the cleric | the naz

the english crew | the tradition | trogs

The English Crew

a screenplay

Plot Summary:

The only thing Detective Alice Cooper hates more than his name is his salary. But he's come up with a plan to make himself a very wealthy man. He, his partner, two petty crooks, and two starving actors will change from a band of New York small-timers into a ruthless band of English thieves to rob a gangster blind and then disappear without a trace. That's, of course, unless Detectives Pickford and Clover, from Internal Affairs, can cross the blue line and stop Alice and the English Crew first. My Fair Lady meets Reservoir Dogs in this action-packed dark comedy.


The English Crew and all excerpts from it are © 2003 Tim Marks. Excerpts may contain strong language or violence.