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A Thousand Clowns Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 2, Part 1 Summary

Herb Gardner
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Act 2, Part 1 Summary

The following morning, Murray's apartment is the same as when we left it except for a screen surrounding the bed. The phone rings, and Murray enters from the bathroom, shouts a joke into it, and hangs up. He opens the blinds and complains about the non-view, and calls the pre-recorded weather announcement. After he hangs up, the phone immediately rings again. He picks it up, shouts into it again, and again hangs up.

Sandra's head appears briefly over the top of the screen and then disappears again when she sees Murray. In extremely formal and polite language she bids him good morning, asks how he is, and asks for a bathrobe. Murray responds in the same kind of language, finds her a bathrobe, and explains that he didn't wake her when he got up because she was smiling and he liked looking at her. Sandra...

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