The history of a Luger revolver handed down over three generations of men.

Originally taken from the body of a young German soldier in the Second World War by an Australian soldier, we track generational trauma experienced and the drama this gun incurs - covering the Korean war, domestic violence and sexual betrayal.

  • drama
  • 30
  • 6 total
  • 3 female identifying, 3 male identifying
  • history
  • 18+
  • adult
  • Australian Script Centre


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Female | 20s | 5 to 10 minutes
Starts on page 8

EXTRACT: 1953, I can't believe it's been two years, it's been two years, hasn't it? I was lucky, wasn't I? To get this room. Seems like half the country has come to town to see their boys come home. I rang three hotels before I got this one... I like Kings Cross, everyone rushing around just doing their own business, not caring tuppence for anyone else.

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