The Last Tycoon - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 Summary

Cecilia goes to the studio lot in order to collect her father for his own birthday party. Cecilia finds him in his office with a few business associates, discussing heatedly a recent decision Stahr has made. While they are talking, an earthquake hits. There is little damage to the office itself, but when they go into Stahr's office, they learn that a water main has burst at the back of the lot. Stahr calls Robbie, a cutter who was once a telephone line repairman and who is very talented with mechanical things.

Stahr and Robbie go to the sight of the water main break and find the whole back lot under a flood. While they are discussing what to do, two girls come floating down the lot on the head of a prop statue. Stahr immediately attempts to rescue them, though he is...

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