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The Desperate Hours - Act 3 Summary & Analysis

Joseph Hayes
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Act 3 Summary

Tensions mount during the night, as Robish taunts Griffin about the possibility that Hank has been apprehended and possibly shot. The anticipated phone call comes from the night watchman at the store where Dan works, telling Dan that a package has arrived. Griffin sends Dan and Cindy to pick up the package, which is the money Helen has sent. Griffin also orders Cindy to take two thousand dollars of the money to a man named Flick in a restaurant called the Lombardi Grill. Flick is the hit man hired by Griffin to kill Bard.

Meanwhile the police have taken up a position in the attic of the house across the street from the Hilliards' home and weigh the issues surrounding taking the house by force. Carson sees Dan and Cindy leave the house, and via the police radio, Winston asks if he should pick them up. Bard...

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