What follows is a dump from 'hidden' camera in the Samsa house. When one 'looks' at, for example the mirror in the upstairs hallway, the returned description includes information on whether or not the camera (hidden in the mirror) is recording. -- Start: Tuesday, January 14, 1997 11:48:20 am ATHEMOO time (HST)

The Foyer


Juli comes in and shuts the door behind her.
SteveS comes in and shuts the door behind him.
GeorgL comes in and shuts the door behind him.
Juli removes Mrs. Samsa (Costume) and easily slips the costume on.
NinaLN comes in and shuts the door behind her.
MonikaW comes in and shuts the door behind her.
SteveS removes Herr Doctor (Costume) and easily slips the costume on.
RickS comes in and shuts the door behind him.
Mrs. Samsa paces worriedly
Herr Doctor remarks, "this is too much."
NinaLN removes an observer (Costume) and easily slips the costume on.
MichaelY comes in and shuts the door behind him.
MonikaW removes Gregor (Costume) and easily slips the costume on.
Mrs. Samsa exhales loudly and wonders what's for lunch
GeorgL removes a journalist (Costume) and easily slips the costume on.
The observer looks sideways at the scene.
RickS removes Grete (Costume) and easily slips the costume on.
Mrs. Samsa checks out the observer
Herr Doctor says, "I've never seen anything like this," shaking his fists in
the air.
Grete crying, "It's no use. He's not my brother."
Mrs.Samsa says with short gulping breathers, "That was no human voice I heard."
Grete rolls her eyes at her mother
Mrs. Samsa looks threateningly at Grete
The observer mumbles, "Oh really?"
Herr Doctor looks around.
Gregor drools, "I'm loyally bound to serve the chief, you all know that very
well."
Grete says, "shut up all of you"
Mrs. Samsa looks approvingly at the Dr.
Grete moves into the sitting room.



Mrs.Samsa sighs, "He won't eat anything anymore."
The reporter nods, winks and puts a thumb up.
Gregor looks at Grete
Herr Doctor says pointedly, "With modernity comes great risk."
The observer looks sideways at the scene.
Gregor crawls into one corner of the room
a journalist writes it all down on a small notepad.
an observer moves into the sitting room.
MichaelY removes Mr. Samsa (Costume) and easily slips the costume on.
Mr. Samsa grins.
Mrs.Samsa asks, "What's the matter with you?"
Mrs.Samsa wheezes, "Help!Help! For God's sake, Help!"
Herr Doctor peers questioningly into the corners, searching for dust.
An entrance: RickS portraying Grete.
Grete comes in from the Kitchen surrounded by the smell of strudel.
Gregor goes upstairs. He seems preoccupied and doesn't look back.

The Upstairs Hall


An entrance: MonikaW portraying Gregor.
Gregor creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim
hallway..
An entrance: GeorgL portraying a journalist.
a journalist creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim hallway..
Gregor enters the insect's room.
An entrance: SteveS portraying Herr Doctor.
Herr Doctor creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim hallway..
a journalist goes up (to the attic)
Herr Doctor goes up (to the attic)

An entrance: MichaelY portraying Mr. Samsa.
Mr. Samsa creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim hallway..
Mr.Samsa says softly, "I don't know what to do."
An entrance: SteveS portraying Herr Doctor.
Herr Doctor has arrived.
An entrance: MonikaW portraying Gregor.
Gregor has arrived.
Mr.Samsa says to his family, "Come along now, let bygones be bygones."
An entrance: GeorgL portraying a journalist.
a journalist has arrived.
Herr Doctor shakes his head slowly, "this is not good. Not good."
Gregor pouts, "If I didn't have to stay my hand because of my parents, I'd
have quit long ago."
Mr. Samsa looks curiosly at his son.
Herr Doctor looks through a crack in Gregor's door.
Gregor spits, "This can all plausibly be explained at some later date"
Mr. Samsa grins.
Mr. Samsa enters the insect's room.
Gregor crawls over to his father to give him a hug
Gregor enters the insect's room.

Gregor's Room


An entrance: MonikaW portraying Gregor.
Gregor comes in and crinkles he nose.
Gregor looks through a crack in the door to the hall.
Gregor says, "It's a queer way of doing, this sitting on high at a desk and
talking down to employees, especially when they have to come so near because the chief is hard of hearing."
Gregor mumbles something through a crack in the door to the hall.
Gregor looks through a crack in the door to the hall.
Gregor goes west.

Back in the Upstairs Hallway


a journalist breaks his pencil whilst stenographing and curses.
An entrance: RickS portraying Grete.
Grete creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim
hallway..
Herr Doctor mutters SNug as a bug in a hug.
Grete looks through a crack in Gregor's door.
Herr Doctor says pointedly, "With modernity comes great risk."
Grete mumbles something through a crack in Gregor's door.

Gregor's Room

An entrance: MichaelY portraying Mr. Samsa.
Mr. Samsa comes in and crinkles he nose.
Mr. Samsa looks through keyhole.
An entrance: MonikaW portraying Gregor.
Gregor comes in and crinkles he nose.
Mr. Samsa decides to leave the room to you.
Gregor picks up bookjacket.
Mr. Samsa goes south.
Gregor drops bookjacket.
Gregor goes south.
[The Hallway]: Grete says, " how are you Gregor?" through a crack in Gregor's door.

The Foyer Downstairs


Grete says, "Gregor shouldn't you be in your room? Good."
a journalist goes upstairs. He seems preoccupied and doesn't look back.
An entrance: NinaLN portraying an observer.
an observer has arrived.
Mrs. Samsa starts to giggle
Herr Doctor goes upstairs. He seems preoccupied and doesn't look back.
Mrs. Samsa controls herself
Grete watches the nosy reporter follow Gregor
The observer remarks, "this is too much."
Mrs.Samsa with a smile, "My daughter, my Grete."
Mr.Samsa says, "He's always been in some kind of shell."
Mr. Samsa shrugs
Mrs. Samsa exhales, is laughing wildly now
Mr.Samsa muses, "I had the thrift and foresight to hold some stocks and bonds
for just such a day. To, uh, tide us over until we got back on our feet."
Mrs.Samsa cries, "He's my SON!"
Grete says, "we know MOM."
Mr. Samsa pats Grete on the head.
Mr.Samsa shakes his head tiredly and says, "What can we do?"
Grete smiles
Mrs. Samsa is stern now, wants Grete to be more serious
Mrs.Samsa says, "I'm relieved. The chief clerk's presence will make Gregor
stand up for himself. He's so obstinate. He would never do it solely for us."
Grete says, "why don't you cook some dinner mother and Gregor needs his
rotting fruit"
Grete goes north.
Mr. Samsa goes upstairs. He seems preoccupied and doesn't look back.
Mrs. Samsa thinks she'll see what the others are up to
Mrs. Samsa goes north.
an observer goes north.
An entrance: RickS portraying Grete.
Grete comes in from the Kitchen surrounded by the smell of strudel.
Grete goes upstairs. She seems preoccupied and doesn't look back.
An entrance: NinaLN portraying an observer.
an observer comes in from the Kitchen surrounded by the smell of strudel.
An entrance: Juli portraying Mrs. Samsa.
Mrs. Samsa comes in from the Kitchen surrounded by the smell of strudel.
Mrs. Samsa grins
Mrs.Samsa nods and says, "We must go on. Perhaps a trip in the country." She takes a deep breath.
The observer looks sideways at the scene.
The observer mumbles, "Oh really?"
Mrs. Samsa nods
Mrs.Samsa whispers, "Are your feet on the floor?"
Mrs.Samsa asks, "What's the matter with you?"
Mrs.Samsa cries, "He's my SON!"
The observer remarks, "this is too much."
Mrs. Samsa paces
An entrance: RickS portraying Grete.
Grete arrives...
Mrs.Samsa screams, "Oh my God"
Mrs.Samsa whispers, "Gregor, can you hear me?"
Mrs.Samsawheezes, "Gregor, Gregor, what's the matter with you?" and shuffles off.
Mrs. Samsa starts to panic
Mrs. Samsa calms herself
The observer mumbles, "Oh really?"
Mrs.Samsa shouts, "Leave my son alone, please."
Grete explains, "Mother has been fainting but she's better now, right?"
Mrs.Samsa says, "Hadn't you a train to catch, Gregor. Gregor?"


The Upstairs Hallway


An entrance: MichaelY portraying Mr. Samsa.
Mr. Samsa MichaelY walks nonchalantly out of Grete's bedroom.
Mr. Samsa goes north.
Herr Doctor goes southeast.
An entrance: MonikaW portraying Gregor.
Gregor has arrived.
a journalist glances through the crack in Gregors door to see what Grete saw.
Gregor cries, "Mother? Mother?"
Grete wipes Gregor's mouth
Gregor burbles incoherently, "I'm not obstinate and I'm willing to work."
Grete explains, "Mother has been fainting but she's better now, right?"
Gregor nods
Gregor feels for his mother
Gregor's mind squeezes as he thinks, "What if all the comfort, the quiet, the contentment were now to end in horror?"
Grete hurredly exits down the stairs towards the kitchen.
An entrance: SteveS portraying Herr Doctor.
Herr Doctor walks nonchalantly out of Grete's bedroom.
Herr Doctor goes west.
Gregor goes up.
a journalist enters the insect's room.
An entrance: portraying Herr Doctor.
Herr Doctor has arrived.
An entrance: MonikaW portraying Gregor.
Gregor has arrived.
Herr Doctor enters the insect's room.

Gregor's Room

An entrance: MonikaW portraying Gregor.
Gregor has arrived.
Gregor goes west.
An entrance: GeorgL portraying a journalist.
a journalist comes in and crinkles he nose.
An entrance: SteveS portraying Herr Doctor.
Herr Doctor comes in and crinkles he nose.
Herr Doctor looks through keyhole.
a journalist takes a photograph of the doctor.
Herr Doctor goes west.
a journalist goes west.


Grete's Room




An entrance: MichaelY portraying Mr. Samsa.
Mr. Samsa has arrived.
Mr. Samsa looks through keyhole.
An entrance: MonikaW portraying Gregor.
Gregor has arrived.
Mr. Samsa turns and goes west into the hall.
An entrance: SteveS portraying Herr Doctor.
Herr Doctor has arrived.
Gregor goes north.
Herr Doctor turns and goes west into the hall.

The Upstairs Hallway


Gregor hurredly exits down the stairs towards the kitchen.
An entrance: portraying Herr Doctor.
Herr Doctor has arrived.
An entrance: GeorgL portraying a journalist.
a journalist has arrived.
a journalist hurredly exits down the stairs towards the kitchen.
Herr Doctor goes north.
An entrance: Juli portraying Mrs. Samsa.
Mrs. Samsa creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim hallway..
Mrs. Samsa looks through a crack in Gregor's door.
An entrance: NinaLN portraying an observer.
an observer creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim hallway..
An entrance: RickS portraying Grete.
Grete creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim
hallway..
Grete hurredly exits down the stairs towards the kitchen.
An entrance: RickS portraying Grete.
Grete creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim
hallway..
Grete goes north.
an observer goes up.
Mrs. Samsa goes north.
An entrance: RickS portraying Grete.
Grete comes out of the Lodger's room a bit dazed.
Grete RickS hurredly exits down the stairs towards the kitchen.
An entrance: MichaelY portraying Mr. Samsa.
Mr. Samsa comes out of the Lodger's room a bit dazed.
Mr. Samsa hurredly exits down the stairs towards the kitchen.
NinaLN has arrived.
NinaLN goes north.
NinaLN comes out of the Lodger's room a bit dazed.
NinaLN hurredly exits down the stairs towards the kitchen.
An entrance: SteveS portraying Herr Doctor.
Herr Doctor comes out of the Lodger's room a bit dazed.
Herr Doctor hurredly exits down the stairs towards the kitchen.
An entrance: Juli portraying Mrs. Samsa.
Mrs. Samsa comes out of the Lodger's room a bit dazed.
Mrs. Samsa hurredly exits down the stairs towards the kitchen.
RickS creaks on the stairs below, then comes up and peers into the dim
hallway..

The Foyer Downstairs


An entrance: MonikaW portraying Gregor.
Gregor arrives...
Mrs.Samsa asks, "Grete, Grete did you clean his room?"
Gregor waves
Mrs.Samsa wheezes, "Help!Help! For God's sake, Help!"
Grete says, "he's upstairs and not going anywhere"
Gregor says, "hi all, nice to see you!"
Gregor opens his mouth. A disgusting ooze dribbles out, "Screeeeeeeeeee!"
Mrs. Samsa falls in a dead faint
Grete gags and runs from the room
NinaLN [to Juli]: yeah, it's not too much....
An entrance: GeorgL portraying a journalist.
a journalist GeorgL arrives...
Grete moves into the sitting room.
Mrs.Samsa with a smile, "My daughter, my Grete."
Gregor tries to grins.
Mrs.Samsa wheezes, "Gregor, Gregor, what's the matter with you?" and shuffles off.
Mrs. Samsa goes upstairs. She seems preoccupied and doesn't look back.
The reporter says, "Incredible."
Gregor thinks, "Climbing the walls..."
An entrance: RickS portraying Grete.
Grete has arrived.
The observer looks sideways at the scene.
Gregor crawls over to hug Grete
Gregor opens his mouth. A disgusting ooze dribbles out, "Screeeeeeeeeee!"
an observer goes upstairs. She seems preoccupied and doesn't look back.
Grete says, "perhaps I'll play for you in the sitting room in a few minutes"
Grete goes upstairs. She seems preoccupied and doesn't look back.



The Kitchen



An entrance: RickS portraying Grete.
Grete has arrived.
Grete goes south.
An entrance: RickS portraying Grete.
Grete looks around.
An entrance: Juli portraying Mrs. Samsa.
Mrs. Samsa looks around.
An entrance: NinaLN portraying an observer.
an observer looks around.
Mrs. Samsa looks around, is still pondering lunch
Grete says, "Mom we'll need to clean him soon."
Mrs. Samsa doesn't like the thought of lunch and cleaning Gregor in the same breath
Mrs. Samsa takes a seat at the head of the table.
Grete says, "I'll go check on him."
Mrs. Samsa nods
Mrs.Samsa wheezes, "Gregor, Gregor, what's the matter with you?" and shuffles off.
Mrs. Samsa gets up from the table.
Grete goes south.
Mrs. Samsa goes southeast.
an observer goes south.


An entrance: Juli portraying Mrs. Samsa.
Mrs. Samsa has arrived.
Mrs. Samsa goes south.
An entrance: GeorgL portraying a journalist.
a journalist looks around.
a journalist writes down: Maybe it was the apple seeds. Check that!
a journalist takes a sample of the apple seeds.
a journalist goes southeast.
An entrance: MichaelY portraying Mr. Samsa.
Mr. Samsa looks around.
An entrance: NinaLN portraying an observer.
an observer looks around.
Mr. Samsa takes a seat at the head of the table.
Mr. Samsa crosses his legs.
an observer goes southeast.
An entrance: Juli portraying Mrs. Samsa.
Mrs. Samsa has arrived.
Mrs. Samsa looks for coffee
Juli leaves in a flash!
MichaelY has disconnected.


Final Scene in the Foyer

An entrance: RickS portraying Grete.
Grete arrives...
Grete pats gregor's head
a journalist takes photographs.
Grete goes upstairs. She seems preoccupied and doesn't look back.
Gregor moves into the sitting room.
a journalist goes north.
An entrance: RickS portraying Grete.
Grete RickS arrives...
The costume for an observer has just been returned to the closet.
An entrance: MonikaW portraying Gregor.
Gregor has arrived.
Grete says, "Ill play violin for you Gregor come with me."
Grete moves into the sitting room.
Gregor says, "man I am hungry, gotta get something to eat"
Gregor moves into the sitting room.
An entrance: MichaelY portraying Mr. Samsa.
Mr. Samsa MichaelY arrives...
NinaLN arrives...
Mr. Samsa smiles.
NinaLN removes an observer (Costume) and easily slips the costume on.
an observer smiles
The observer mumbles, "Sure thing, mm hmm."
Mr.Samsa looks at the walls in horror
Mr.Samsa shouts, "Ohhhhh, I've had enough!"
Mr.Samsa chases Gregor," You are not my son!"
Mr. Samsa goes north.
an observer goes north.
An entrance: SteveS portraying Herr Doctor.
Herr Doctor SteveS arrives...
Herr Doctor moves into the sitting room.
An entrance: Juli portraying Mrs. Samsa.
Mrs. Samsa Juli arrives...
Mrs. Samsa moves into the sitting room.
The costume for Gregor has just been returned to the closet.
The costume for Herr Doctor has just been returned to the closet.
The costume for an observer has just been returned to the closet.
The costume for a journalist has just been returned to the closet.
An entrance: RickS portraying Grete.
RickS comes in and shuts the door behind her.
RickS puts Grete (Costume) in the costume closet.
RickS goes out.
The costume for Mrs. Samsa has just been returned to the closet.
RickS comes in and shuts the door behind her.

-- End: Tuesday, January 14, 1997 1:01:52 pm ATHEMOO time (HST)



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