Miss Moore has recently purchased a partnership in a thrift shop with Frank Standish. She has a new alarm installed and tries to work despite the noise from a nearby demolition site. Standish tries to work over the noise of the new alarm that is being installed, Miss Moore’s dog Pookie, and the album that the new owner has put on. A neighborhood woman, Ellen Chase, brings in a large package of items to sell. Standish takes her to the back room to share some tea and talk about days gone past. He notices that one of the items that she brought to sell, a mirror, has been painted over. Miss Chase explains that it’s been like that as long as she can remember, and leaves them both on consignment. Standish insists on giving her $10 and she accepts...Read the full recap
Host: We all of us have a kind of fascination for mirrors. There’s a most appealing mystery to what’s on the other side of the looking-glass. And occasionally we turn into Alice. Our last selection in tonight’s gallery, a very special looking-glass, and it’s called The Painted Mirror.