The City of Absurdity Lost Highway
a film by David Lynch
Story Board pg. 26

ANDY'S HOUSE, a criminal investigation is under way.
Ed: Hey, Al, look at this.
Al walks over to where Ed is looking at the photo on the wall. Al looks at it.
Al: It's her, all right. Fred Madison's wife ... with Dick Laurent and Mr. Denthead over there.

Al: We've got Pete Dayton's prints all over this place.
Ed: You know what I think?
Al: What's that, Ed?
Ed: There's no such thing as a bad coincidence.

Fred drives up to his house in Mr. Eddy/Laurent's Mercedes 600 Pullman and stops in front. He gets out of the car, goes to the front door and RINGS THE DOORBELL. There is a BEEP sound.
Fred (into intercom): Dick Laurent is dead.

As Fred finishes this sentence we see the cop car containing Ed and Al pull in to the curb just up the street from Fred and Renee's house.
Fred turns and sees the cop car. He jumps in his car, fires it up, and peels out. The cops give chase.

Fred is behind the wheel of his car. Behind him are the cops.

CLOSE UP ON FRED'S FACE - through the front windshield. The shot is wide enough to reveal the cop car in hot pursuit.

Fred's face begins to change again, grotesquely contorting as he races into the vortex. His tormented SCREAM blends with the howling SIREN of the police car gaining on him.

funny how secrets travel...
I'd start to believe if I were to bleed
Thin skies, the man chains his hands held high
Cruise me blond
Cruise me babe
A blond belief beyond beyond beyond
No return
No return
I'm deranged
Deranged my love
I'm deranged down down down...

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