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Evil Dead II: Dead By Dawn Movie Script

Writer(s) : Sam Raimi, Scott Spiegel

Genres : Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

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                        EVIL DEAD II

                             BY

                         Sam Raimi
                       Scott Spiegel










SEVENTH DRAFT - May 5, 1986





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00    BLACKNESS                                             00

      A sound is building.  Like a living wind.  A
      thousand screams in agony.

      From the blackness, gusts of smoke pull together
      quickly, forming the Main Title against black:

                         "EVIL DEAD"

      Then beneath it, the Roman Numeral "II."

      A SLOW ZOOM brings it toward us.  And as the screams
      reach their sharp crescendo the title zooms through us.

      FADE IN:

1     ANGLE - STOP MOTION ANIMATION                         1

      Whisping smoke against a black background. EERIE
      MUSIC.  In the distance, through the smoke, a
      small object. It fans toward us quickly, filling the
      frame. It is an ancient skin covered volume, with
      the outline of a human face on it's cover. This is
      the Book of the Dead.

                              NARRATOR
               Legend has it, that it was written by
               the dark ones: NECRONOMICON EX MORTES;
               Roughly translated...The Book of the Dead.

      The face on the cover of the book pulls away from its
      skin binding and leans toward the camera. EYES
      on the book blink open and peer at us. It's mouth
      opens and emits a hideous scream. The CAMERA races
      into the blackness of the screaming mouth.

                                             DISSOLVE THRU TO:


1P    PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - SMOKE                      1P


2     A SPINNING VORTEX - (3 PAINTINGS ON AN ANIMATION      2
      STAND) - 12 SEC. PLATE

      Spiraling downward.

                              NARRATOR
               To trace the origin of the Book, we
               must go back...back...to a day when
               spirits ruled the earth.

      Wispy shapes of animated ghosts move through this
      vortex, coming toward the CAMERA with WAILING and
      MOANING  and then are gone.

                              NARRATOR
               When the seas ran red with blood.

                                             DISSOLVE THRU TO:


2P    PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - ROD PUPPET GHOSTS          2P


3     STOCK FOOTAGE - (OPTICALLY COLOR SEPARATED)           3

      A raging ocean of blood.  Great waves rise and swell
      as if before a storm.

                              NARRATOR (V.O.)
               It was this blood that was used to ink
               the book.

                                             DISSOLVE THRU TO:


4     AN OPEN COPY OF THE BOOK OF THE DEAD - ANIMATION      4
      STAND - BLUE SCREEN IN BG

      Through animation, the blank pages of the Book are
      scripted in a strange hieroglyphic by an invisible hand.

      Faster and faster the pages turn on the Book as the
      blood red ink is scrawled across them. The pages flip
      furiously until the Book snaps shut, reveal ing its
      gruesome face on the cover.

      The book flaps violently away from camera.

                              NARRATOR (V.O.)
               The Book of the Dead was last seen
               in 1300 A.D.

                                             DISSOLVE THRU TO:


4A    OMIT                                                  4A


4AP   OMIT                                                  4AP


4B    OMIT                                                  4B


4C    OMIT                                                  4C


4D    OMIT                                                  4D


4P    STOCK FOOTAGE - THE RIFT                              4P


5     EXT. KANDAR CASTLE - DUSK - 4 WARRIORS - 4 HORSES     5

      CAMERA panning down to reveal a magnificent newly built
      castle of stone.  Bright banners fly from its turrets.
      An ox grazes nearby.  4 Warriors on horseback in the BG.

                              NARRATOR (V.O.)
               It was then that the dark spirits
               again rose up to battle the living.

      The ground in front of the castle begins to split apart.
      A red glow and smoke pour from the growing crevice.
      Something evil is being unleashed.  A strong wind kicks
      up blowing sand in a furious rage.


5A    EXT. KANDAR CASTLE - DUSK                             5A
      TRACKING SHOT - ASH

      Through the blowing silt, a lone figure appears.  An
      image of power and light.  His clothing is ragged,
      and he holds what appears to be a jagged toothed
      longsword.  Two massive columns of stone stand on
      either side.  CAMERA slowly moves closer, but his face
      is still hidden by the darkness and blowing sands.

                              NARRATOR (V.O.)
               It is said that a hero came from the
               sky.  A man who defeated this evi and
               buried the Book in the Castle of Kandar.
               And there it lay for 700 years...

                                             DISSOLVE THRU TO:


6     EXT. CASTLE OF KAN DAR - DAY - RUINS                  6

      As the raging dust storm clears to reveal the same
      castle which we saw earlier, but now, in a ruined state.
      It has aged 700 years.  The ox is gone.  Now only its
      petrified skeletal remains stand in a weathered heap.

                              NARRATOR (V.O.)
               ...Waiting.

      A four wheel drive vehicle roars PAST THE CAMERA and
      toward the castle.


7     INT. CASTLE OF KAN DAR - DAY - (STUDIO)               7
      TRACKING SHOT

      The CAMERA slowly tracks in toward the Book of the
      Dead as it sits in the darkness of the stone tomb.
      Next to it rests the KANDARIAN DAGGER, an ancient
      knife, its handle fashioned from the skull of a
      weasel. They rest upon a small pedestal covered
      with cobwebs. Prominently displayed on the stone wall,
      a bas relief of the "Hero from the Sky" holding his
      unusual jagged edged weapon.

                              NARRATOR (V.O.)
               And then...

      The grinding of rock scraping against rock is heard,
      and a large stone is swung open on a secret hinge in
      the wall behind the book. Wind sweeps in through the
      tomb, along with the blinding light from outside. A
      sharply silhouetted figure steps in the newly created
      doorway. The figure lights a torch that he holds,
      illuminating his face.  This is PROFESSOR RAYMOND
      KNOWBY.  An intelligent, grey bearded man in his late
      fifties. He lowers the cloth around his face that had
      been protecting him from the sand.  He stares at the
      Book, awestruck.

      Behind him, two other figures appear in the entrance of
      the tomb. The first is a large school-marmish woman,
      the wife of Raymond Knowby, HENRIETTA. She moves to
      Raymond's side and takes his hand.  Immediately behind
      her is their daughter, ANNIE KNOWBY; twenty-four years
      old, strong stance and beautiful.  Behind her a
      handsome looking man, ED GETLY, enters the tomb.  He
      moves to Annie's side.  They exchange excited glances.
      The CAMERA PANS down to the Book.

                                             DISSOLVE THRU TO:


8     INT. STUDIO - BLACK                                   8
      MED. SHOT - FOG

      Billowing past the camera in front of a black drape.

                                             DISSOLVE THRU TO:


9     EXT. CABIN - NIGHT                                    9
      LONG SHOT

      An old log cabin, built in the valley of a dark forest.
      A great wind billows fog about the place.

                              NARRATOR (V.O.)
               Professor Raymond Knowby and his wife,
               HENRIETTA, brought the book to a small
               cabin where they could study it
               undisturbed.


10    INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          10

      Professor Raymond Knowby sits at a writing desk and
      transcribes passages from the Book of the Dead.  A
      small framed photograph of his daughter Annie sits
      upon the table.  Behind him, HENRIETTA sits knitting in
      a rocking chair.


11    CLOSE SHOT - RAYMOND                                  11

      He speaks the phonetic pronunciation of completed
      sentences into the microphone of a tape recorder.

                              RAYMOND
               Kanda...Es-trata...Ta-toon...Hazan
               sobar...Ear-Grets, Gat, ...Nos-feratos
               ...Amantos...Kanda!

      The sound of RAYMOND reciting the passages is faded
      down AS THE CAMERA SLOWLY TRACKS away from RAYMOND and
      over to HENRIETTA as she rocks back into the darkness
      and forward into the light.  As she rocks forward into
      the light, she comes into FULL CLOSEUP revealing that her
      eyes have changed to a milky white.  She continues to
      knit.

                                             DISSOLVE THRU TO:


12    INT. STUDIO - BLACK                                   12
      MED. SHOT - FOG

      Blowing past the camera in front of black drape.

                                             DISSOLVE THRU TO:


13    INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT (STUDIO)                    13

      A dank fruit cellar with shelves of half-rotten
      preserves.  Raymond has his back to the stone wall.
      He is dictating into the tape recorder, sweating and
      distraught.

					RAYMOND
               It has only been a few hours since
               I've translated and spoke aloud the first
               of the demon resurrection passages from
               the Book of the Dead.

      The sound of heavy footsteps.  Dust drifts down INTO
      FRAME.  Raymond looks up to the ceiling of the cellar.
      It is also the floor to the main room of the cabin.
      He watches in horror as Henrietta's silhouette paces the
      floor above him.  And then, the footsteps halt.

					RAYMOND
               And now, I fear that my wife has become
               host to a Kandarian demon.  May God forgive
               me for what I have unleashed onto this
               earth.


13Y   REVERSE ACTION                                        13Y

      The milky eyed possessed figure of HENRIETTA jolts quickly
      into the frame, and shrieks in the voice of a demon!
      Raymond Knowby screams.  He drops the microphone.


13X   CLOSE SHOT - TAPE RECORDER                            13X

      As the microphone falls atop it.  High pitched feed-
      back screams from the speaker.


13A   CLOSE SHOT - RAYMOND                                  13A

      Screaming in terror.


13B   CLOSER - RAYMOND                                      13B

      His fearful eyes fill the screen as the scream continues.


13C   EXTREME C.U. RAYMOND'S EYE                            13C

      Darting about wildly and the scream continues.

                                             DISSOLVE THRU TO:


14    INT. DARK TUNNEL - DAY                                14
      ROUNDY-ROUNDY - CAMERA MOUNTED ATOP VAN

      CAMERA MOVING swiftly down a dark tunnel. A light
      at the end growing closer. The SOUND of AIR RUSHING
      BY. The Delta 88 Oldsmobile comes ROARING out of
      the tunnel with a BLAST of AIR, and the sound of
      loud rock and roll music.

                              NARRATOR (V.O.)
               It was one week later that a group
               of college students came to the cabin.


14A   EXT. CABIN - NIGHT - TRACKING SHOT                    14A

      The Delta 88 Oldsmobile parked out front.  Fog roars
      past the place.  We faintly hear waltz music from
      within.  The silhouette of a woman sweeps by the rear
      bedroom window.


14B   INT. CABIN - REAR BEDROOM - NIGHT                     14B
      ASH AND LINDA

      LINDA, an attractive college student, is waltzing in
      the semi darkness of the bedroom.  She wears a "Michigan
      State University" sweatshirt.  She hums melodically to
      the music as she moves.  Around her neck is draped a
      delicate silver necklace.


14C   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH AND LINDA                           14C

      A handsome young man, ASH, is playing the waltz music
      on an old wooden piano.  Linda dances behind him.  Ash
      is not a very good pianist, and can only plunk out the
      melody with two fingers.

                              LINDA
               Ash, what's that you're playing?

                              ASH
               Our song.

      Ash begins to play faster.


14D   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH AND LINDA                           14D

      As she picks up the tempo, spinning and laughing,
      until finally Ash moves to her, halting her in mid
      spin.


14E   CLOSE SHOT - LINDA                                    14E

      Out of breath, hair tousled across her eyes, she
      stares deeply into Ash's eyes.  Her lips, parted,
      in a sensual manner.


14F   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      14F

      He returns her stare, lost in her beauty.  He pulls
      her close.

                              LINDA
               Ow!


14G   SHE PULLS AWAY SUDDENLY                               14G

      And looks down to the tiny silver necklace that she
      wears about her neck.


14H   CLOSE SHOT - NECKLACE                                 14H

      In its center is a magnifying glass.


14I   MEDIUM SHOT - LINDA AND ASH - TULIP CRANE             14I

      She looks from the necklace to Ash.

                              LINDA
               I really love it.  I'll never take
               it off.

      They kiss and now begin to dance together, to the
      haunting waltz melody that sweeps up upon the soundtrack.

                                             DISSOLVE THRU TO:

                              NARRATOR (V.O.)
               It was in the cabin's cellar that they
               found the Professor's tape recorder,
               and the Book of the Dead.


14J   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          14J

      CAMERA tracks in toward the trap door.  It opens by
      itself as we move down the steps into the blackness.


15    MEDIUM SHOT - INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT               15

      The CAMERA pans down from the blackness to Ash who
      finds a shotgun, Raymond Knowby's tape recorder,
      tapes, the Kandarian dagger and...


16    CLOSE SHOT                                            16

      ...the shattered photograph of Annie Knowby and the
      Book of the Dead.


17    LONG SHOT - INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM                      17

      The group of students sit about the fire as they listen
      to the tape recorder. Coming from the speaker is the voice
      of Raymond Knowby reciting the demon resurrection passage.

                              PROFESSOR KNOWBY
                         (on tape)
               Kan Da, Es-trata ta-toon hazan sobar
               ...Ear-Grets, Gat...


18    MEDIUM SHOT                                           18

      Linda takes Ash's hand.  She's frightened.  Ash smiles
      to comfort her.  She nervously fingers the silver locket
      she wears about her neck.


19    CLOSE SHOT - TAPE RECORDER                            19

                              PROFESSOR KNOWBY
                         (on tape)
               ...Nos-Feratos...Amantos...Kanda!


20    EXT. CABIN - NIGHT                                    20

      The cabin is in the distance.  In the foreground the
      earth begins to swell, then rips apart as a red glow
      emanates from beneath.  Something evil is being
      unleashed.

                              NARRATOR (V.O.)
               One by one, they fell to the possession
               of the dark spirits.


21    OMIT                                                  21


22    EXT. HILLSIDE - GRAVEYARD - NIGHT                     22
      CLOSE SHOT - LINDA

      Her eyes pop open.  They are bone white.  She has fallen
      to the possession.


22A   EXT. HILLSIDE - GRAVEYARD - NIGHT                     22A
      ASH AND LINDA

      Possessed Linda is coming after Ash.  Ash back peddles,
      stumbles and falls.


22B   ANGLE - ASH ON GROUND                                 22B

      As the Shadow of approaching Linda envelops Ash,
      he picks up a shovel from the ground.


22C   LINDA LEAPS OVER THE CAMERA, TOWARD HIM.              22C


22D   LINDA DUMMY                                           22D

      Ash swings the shovel, slicing off Linda's head.


22D1  LINDA'S DUMMY HEAD - ON WIRE                          22D1


22E   ANGLE                                                 22E

      Linda's head rolls down the hillside and disappears into
      the darkness.


22F   EXT. HILLSIDE GRAVEYARD - NIGHT                       22F
      ASH AND LINDA

      Ash buries Linda's headless body.  He jams a crude
      wooden burial cross into the earth of the grave.  A bolt
      of lightning strikes.


22G   HILLSIDE - GRAVEYARD/CABIN - NIGHT - LONG SHOT - ASH  22G

      As he runs from the grave site and toward the cabin.


23    OMIT                                                  23


24    OMIT                                                  24


25    OMIT                                                  25


26    INT. CABIN - MAIN ROOM - NIGHT - CLOSE SHOT - ASH     26

                              NARRATOR (V.O)
               One man, Ash, destroyed the Book.

      Ash enters the cabin.  He sees The Book of the Dead
      and tosses it onto the flames.


27    CLOSE SHOT - MELTDOWN - MAIN ROOM (STUDIO)            27
      STOP MOTION ANIMATION

      A possessed demon begins to wither and melt. Flesh
      shrinks away from its skull and dissolves to nothing.

                              NARRATOR (V.O.)
               But the evil that had been resurrected
               from it, lives on.


28    CLOSE SHOT - BOOK IN FIREPLACE                        28
      STOP MOTION ANIMATION

      The Book of the Dead is burned to cinders.  The face
      upon the Book screams as it burns.


29    OMIT                                                  29


29A   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT - HIGH SHOT              29A

      Ash picks himself up from the floor.


29B   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM                                  29B

      Ash stands and clutches the necklace of Linda, in
      sorrow for his loss of her.


29C   EXT. CABIN - DAWN - LONG SHOT                         29C

      Ash staggers from the cabin.

                                             FADE OUT.


30    OMIT                                                  30


31    EXT. CABIN - DAWN - RECREATION OF THE                 31
      FINAL SHOT OF EVIL DEAD I

      We are racing forward.  We have taken the POV of
      an EVIL ENTITY as it glides with dark purpose through
      a section of woods. It approaches the rear door of the
      cabin.  The door is torn violently open.  The next door
      falls away from us.  We approach the front door. SLAM! It
      jigsaws in two and we are again outside, now in front of
      the cabin.  Ash is seen in the distance.  He is staggering
      away, his back to us as we race at him.  He turns suddenly
      towards CAMERA and screams.


32    EXT. WOODS - DAWN                                     32
      INTERVOLOMETER STOP MOTION/CRANE - SAM-O-CAM

      The final shot of Evil Dead I has a new ending; an
      extension. Ash is caught by an invisible grip.
      "G" force is distorting Ash's face as he is rocketed
      backwards.  He is swept hand over foot through the
      air.  He reaches the edge of the woods and begins
      tearing through the branches and smaller trees,
      clearing a path with his body.  He finally slams into
      a large ungiving tree trunk and he is knocked
      unconscious.


33    WIDE SHOT - LOOKING UPWARD - ASH - DUMMY - DAWN       33

      As he falls from the tree branch and plummets towards
      the earth.


34    ASH'S POV - (CRANING DOWNWARD) - UNDERCRANKED - DAWN  34

      A puddle of mud below, which rushes up upon us quickly.


35    MED. SHOT - MUD PUDDLE - ASH                          35

      As his head splashes down into the muddy water.


36    CLOSE SHOT - ASH - DAWN                               36

      He lifts his face from the mud, and turns toward us.
      His eyes have gone white. His skin is now a pale color,
      his lips, jet black.  He is Possessed.  A bright edge of
      morning sunlight moves across his face.  He turns his
      beastly face skyward.


37    EXT. RIDGE - DAY (STUDIO) - MATTE PAINTING            37
      LONG SHOT - THE SUN (Miniature)

      Rising over a mountain ridge.  Sunlight streaming
      through a gaping hole in the parting clouds, in
      bright shafts.  It pours through the trees.


38    MED. SHOT - THE SUN - MATTE PAINTING - MINIATURE      38

      Closer on the sun as it looms larger and brighter.


39    CLOSE SHOT - THE SUN - MATTE PAINTING - MINIATURE     39

      The frame is filled with the rising sun.


40    EXT. WOODS - DAWN - CLOSE SHOT - ASH - MUD PUDDLE     40

      The bright edge of morning sunlight spreading across
      his face, he lets loose a demonic death shriek.


41    EXT. WOODS - DAY - (STUDIO)                           41
      EXTREME CLOSE SHOT - ASH'S FACE (STUDIO)
      DUMMY HEAD - LIQUID EYE CHAMBER - MINIATURE

      The white in Ash's eyes swirls about, and his pupils
      change back to their original brown color.


41A   EXT. WOODS - DAWN                                     41A

      Ash, no longer possessed, collapses into the mud puddle,
      unconscious.


41B   EXT. WOODS - DAY - REVERSE ACTION - FOG - 3 ANGLES    41B

      Streams of morning sunlight pierce the darkness of the
      woods.  We hear the shriek of demons.  The sound of
      SIZZLING.  A great wind blows back fog into the darker
      sections of the woods.  The scene grows brighter and
      the peaceful sounds of morning are faded up.

                                             DISSOLVE THRU TO:


42    EXT. WOODS - DAY                                      42
      WIDE SHOT - ASH

      As he lies unconscious.  Time passes.


43    CLOSE SHOT - ASH - CRANE - UNDERCRANKED               43

      His eyes open.  They stare blankly up at the sky.  Then
      fear registers and we CRANE BACK QUICKLY, revealing a
      vast area of empty woods around Ash.


44    MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     44

      He sits up slowly into frame, looking fearfully about.


45    ASH'S POV                                             45

      Panning the battered cabin and sections of the woods.
      All is peaceful.  The sound of birds tweeting.


46    CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      46

                              ASH (V.O.)
               It's gone.

      He looks up to the sky.


47    EXT. RIDGE - DAY - (STUDIO) - MATTE PAINTING          47
      LONG SHOT - THE SUN - LATE AFTERNOON

      Just above the horizon.

                              ASH
               Sun's driven it away...
               for now.  Gotta get the hell
               out of here... before night falls.


48    OMIT                                                  48


49    OMIT                                                  49


50    OMIT                                                  50


51    CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      51

      As he nods to himself, then suddenly glances up beyond
      the CAMERA.


52    EXT. CABIN - DAY - MITCHELL CAMERA                    52
      ASH'S POV - THE CABIN

      A perfectly normal log cabin with one exception;
      superimposed over the front of the place is...


52P   PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - (BLACK STUDIO)             52P
      MITCHELL CAMERA

      A hideous human skull with living eyeballs that stare
      out at us with evil malice.  The eyes stare out from
      the two dark windows.  The dark nose area is the open
      doorway, and the rotted teeth of the skull are the
      whitewashed stones placed at the foot of the cabin.
      Then it fades, leaving only the cabin.


53    EXT. WOODS - DAY - WIND FAN                           53
      CLOSE SHOT - ASH - MUD PUDDLE

      He shudders uncontrollably as he picks himself up from
      the mud.

      Ash MOVES INTO A CLOSE UP.  His eyes shift back and forth
      like a trapped animal as he looks about for a means of
      escape.  He spots something.


54    EXT. CABIN - DAY - ASH'S POV                          54
      THE DELTA 88 OLDSMOBILE

      Parked in front of the cabin.


55    EXT. WOODS - DAY                                      55
      CLOSE SHOT - ASH

      He shifts his glance from the car to the road.


56    EXT. ROAD - DRIVEWAY TO CABIN - DAY                   56

      A narrow dirt road cutting through the woods. Then,
      the Delta 88 roars down it, and past the CAMERA.  It
      kicks up dust and gravel.


57    INT. DELTA 88 - DAY                                   57
      (CAR MOUNT)

      Ash is driving.  He wipes the mud and blood from his
      face with a rag.  As he pulls the rag away, his face
      forms a sudden look of horror as he sees:


58    EXT. BRIDGE - DAY (STUDIO MINIATURE W/BACKDROP)       58
      CAR'S POV - TRACKING SHOT - STOP MOTION ANIMATION

      A GIANT STEEL HAND LOOMS towards us. It is the twisted
      remains of the steel and wood bridge that crossed
      a great mountain chasm.  A LOUD SCREECH of brakes
      is heard on the soundtrack on this cut.


59    EXT. BRIDGE SIDE I - DAY                              59
      MEDIUM SHOT - DELTA 88 - PARTIAL BRIDGE SET

      As it pulls to a halt. Ash steps quietly from the car.
      He looks at the bridge.


60    EXT. BRIDGE - DAY (STUDIO MINIATURE W/BACKDROP)       60
      ASH'S POV - BRIDGE

      A sign hangs from the twisted girders.  It reads:
      "DANGEROUS BRIDGE - 2 TON WEIGHT LIMIT - CROSS AT OWN
      RISK."  Beyond this we see the twisted remnants of the
      former bridge and the rock cliffs far away on the other
      side.


60A   EXT. BRIDGE SIDE I - DAY - MITCHELL CAMERA            60A
      FROM RAVINE, LOOKING UPWARD AT ASH AND DELTA
      (5 FRAMINGS)

      Ash gapes at the uncrossable chasm.


60AP  TWO CLIFF EDGES - (STUDIO) - MINIATURE                60AP


61    EXT. BRIDGE - DAY                                     61
      CLOSE SHOT - ASH

      He is stunned at the sight.  His only escape, gone.
      He looks from the bridge to the West.


62P1  PLATE FOR FOLLOWING SCENE                             62P1
      ASH'S POV - LONG SHOT - MOUNTAIN RIDGE - INTERVOLOMETER

      The sun is now resting on the horizon.  Lower than it was
      before.  It is BLOOD RED, and sets in the course of seven
      seconds.


62    INT. STUDIO (BLUE SCREEN)                             62
      MEDIUM SHOT - ASH - PULLING BACK

      To reveal Ash as he looks from the sunset, to the ruined
      bridge, to the road behind him.  He moves in halting
      steps, not knowing which way to turn.

      Ash opens his mouth, draws in his breath, and just as
      he begins to scream, we CUT TO:


62P2  OMIT                                                  62P2


63    EXT. BRIDGE - TWILIGHT - POV OF EVIL FORCE            63
      3 CAMERAS - BREAKAWAY TREES

      As it rises up from what appears to be the mountain
      chasm and reveals the opposite side of the twisted
      girders which form the "Giant Hand."  It spots Ash
      immediately beyond.  It moves swiftly towaad him.
      Ash looks up, sensing the evil and darts into the
      Delta 88.  The FORCE moves through the twisted girders,
      pushing them away violently and races towaad the car.

      The Delta starts up and peels off.  The Evil Force
      just misses it.  The car doesn't have the room to
      complete the one hundred and eighty degree turn
      necessary to head back down the road the way it
      originally came, and is forced into a line of break-
      away trees which explode into sawdust as the front of
      the Delta 88 rips through them.  The car swerves
      onto the road, headed back toward the cabin.


64    INT. DELTA 88 - NIGHT                                 64
      CLOSE SHOT - ASH - CAR MOUNT

      As the broken bits of tree slam against his
      windshield.


65    CLOSE SHOT - CAR RADIO/TAPE DECK                      65

      As the channel switches suddenly to the hard rock
      song "Journey to the Center of Your Mind" which blares
      within the car throughout the chase to follow.


66    EXT. BRIDGE - NIGHT                                   66
      POV - EVIL FORCE - UNDERCRANKED

      As it gives chase to the Delta.


67    TRACKING SHOT - DELTA - DRAGWAY - UNDERCRANKED - ATV  67

      Alongside the car as it barrels along the wooded
      road.


68    EXT. DRAGWAY - NIGHT                                  68
      TRACKING SHOT - DELTA - UNDERCRANKED - ATV

      As he drives this wild course.


69    POV - EVIL FORCE - UNDERCRANKED                       69

      As it begins to gain on the speeding automobile.


70    INT. DELTA 88 - NIGHT - UNDERCRANKED                  70
      OVER ASH'S SHOULDER

      Looking through the windshield, as branches beat and
      smash themselves against the windshield, obscuring
      our vision of the "Road" ahead.  Our view suddenly
      clears, revealing a large tree that looms directly
      ahead.


71    CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      71

      Swerving the wheel.


72    EXT. CABIN - NIGHT                                    72
      ANGLE - DELTA - UNDERCRANKED

      It swerves and slams into a rotted tree, stopping
      it dead.


73    INT. DELTA 88 - NIGHT                                 73
      CLOSE SHOT - ASH - UNDERCRANKED

      As he is rocketed forward from his seat.


74    EXT. CABIN - NIGHT                                    74
      ANGLE - FRONT OF DELTA - DUMMY OF ASH

      As Ash comes ripping through the windshield and past
      the CAMERA.


74A   ASH'S POV                                             74A

      As he approaches the ground with a great velocity.


74B   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     74B

      As he slams into the earth with a rain of glass.  He
      moans and gets to his feet.


75    EXT. WOODS/CABIN - NIGHT                              75
      POV - EVIL FORCE - BREAKAWAY TREES

      As it sweeps down out of the woods, pushing over trees,
      and approaches the Delta.  Steam pours from the hood of
      the car.


76    EXT. CABIN - NIGHT                                    76
      CLOSE SHOT - ASH

      As he runs.  His face is cut and bleeding.


76A   ANGLE - OVER ASH'S SHOULDER                           76A

      As he runs toward the cabin.  (Actually he is running
      in place in the rear of a camera car that is slowly
      backing away from the cabin.)  The more he runs, the
      farther away from the cabin he gets.


77    POV - EVIL FORCE                                      77
      IMO CAMERA MOUNTED ON LONG POLE AND TRUCK - 3 DELTAS
      "RAM-O-CAM"

      It approaches the rear of the Delta, rips through the
      back window, moves through the car's interior, music
      still blasting, and bursts out the remains of the front
      windshield.  We move through the steam of the radiator
      and approach Ash as he runs for the cabin.


78    CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      78

      As he runs toward the cabin not making much progress
      as though caught running in a nightmare.  He shakes his
      head "No."


78A   CLOSE SHOT - ASH'S FEET AS THEY RUN                   78A


79    ANGLE - OVER ASH'S SHOULDER                           79

      Now closer to the cabin.  (Again, Ash is running in
      place in the camera car as it slowly backs away
      from the cabin.)


80    POV - EVIL FORCE                                      80

      Now quickly gaining its lost ground.  Just a few feet
      behind Ash.


81    EXT. CABIN - LOCATION                                 81
      SIDE SHOT - ASH

      As he runs up the porch steps to the cabin.


82    EXT./INT. CABIN - LOCATION                            82
      POV - EVIL FORCE

      We race into the cabin, splintering the hall door
      which Ash had swung shut.  Ash retreats into the
      rear hallway, and swings the hallway door shut.  We race
      right up to the door and it shatters into many pieces
      as we glide forward.


83    INT. CABIN - STUDIO - "MAZE SHOT" - FORCE POV         83

      Camera moves through the main room and up to the
      Hallway door.  It shatters in front of us.  We close
      in on Ash as he races down the hallway.  We lose him
      as he swings into the back bedroom of the cabin and
      slams the door behind him.  We rip through this door
      and enter the rear bedroom, only to see Ash scrambling
      for the door to the middle bedroom, which we approach
      and he swings shut in our face.  We rip through to
      reveal Ash scurrying into the Hallway.  We follow him
      through the bathroom, the maze, and back out into the
      Hallway.  We round the corner after him and see that
      Ash has led us into the main room, but there is not a
      trace of him.  We look about for him, but he is gone.
      The hallway is bare except for a few dry leaves.


84    INT./EXT. CABIN - LOCATION - POV EVIL FORCE           84

      The force begins to pull back with an ever-increasing
      speed, out the front door of the cabin, and deep into
      the blackness of the woods.


85    INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          85

      A static shot of the fireplace.  All is quiet.  Smoke
      from the near dead fire wafts up the chimney.  We hold
      on this for a moment.


85A   ANGLE - MIDDLE BEDROOM CLOSET - NIGHT                 85A

      A static shot of a closet with it's door half open.
      The door begins to swing slightly open, revealing
      a rack of clothes inside.  We hold on this for a
      moment.


85B   ANGLE - CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT - TRACKING SHOT       85B

      A writing desk with some papers atop it.  They begin
      to tremble and finally blow away from the light breeze
      that sweeps through the cabin.  The CAMERA PANS down
      from this desk to reveal a trap door in the floor of
      the main room.  The trap door to the cellar.  It is
      raised up on its hinge an inch or so and in that
      slight space between the trap door and the floor we
      see Ash's eyes, looking cautiously about.  He breathes
      a sigh of relief.


86    EXT. WOODS - NIGHT                                    86

      The cabin in the distance.  Fog rolls past.


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143 A-F         OMIT                                     143 A-F


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144-149         OMIT                                     144-149


149A-J          OMIT                                     149A-J


149K  EXT. AIRSTRIP - NIGHT - LONGSHOT - ED                 149K

      Ed Getly stands in the FG and watches as an older
      style twin engine cargo plane flies over the camera
      and lands.


149L  AIRSTRIP - NIGHT - TRACKING SHOT - PASSENGERS         149L

      The airplane rolls to a halt.  A man wearing a
      jumpsuit ties the airplane off and blocks the wheels
      while a redcap opens the hatch and helps out Annie
      Knowby.  She carries a glass case in her hand as she
      moves toward us.  Behind her five other passengers
      emerge from the Plane.  Ed approaches Annie.

                              ED
               Annie!

                              ANNIE
                         (smiling at sight of him)
               Hi.

      They embrace and kiss.

                              ED
               How'd everything go on the expedition?

                              ANNIE
               Terrific.  I found the additional pages
               from the Book of the Dead.

                              ED
               So you said in the telegram.  What
               condition are they in?

      She holds out the glass case for Ed to look at.


149M	CLOSE SHOT - GLASS CASE                               149M

      Inside are 12 pages from the Book of the Dead.


149N  AIRSTRIP - NIGHT                                      149N
      TRACKING SHOT - ED AND ANNIE - THEY CONTINUE WALKING

                              ED
               Haven't aged a day in three thousand years.

                              ANNIE
               Maybe longer.

                              ED
               When do we begin the translations?

                              ANNIE
               Tonight.  Is everything all set with my
               father?

                              ED
               Should be, but I haven't spoken to him
               in a week, what with no phone in that
               cabin.  Take us about an hour to get there.

      They arrive at the parking lot.  Two new, sharp looking
      cheverolets and Ed's old style cheverolet.

                              ED
               We'll take my car.

      Ed opens the car trunk.  Behind him a redcap pulls up
      a large steamer trunk on a hand dolly.  Ed and the redcap
      hoist the steamer up into the car's trunk.

                              ED
               Annie, you hinted in your telegram that
               your father was on to something with the
               first part of his translations.  What's
               the big mystery?  What has he found in
               The Book of the Dead?

                              ANNIE
               Maybe nothing.  But just possibly...
               the doorway to another world?

      Annie slams the car trunk.


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150   OMIT                                                  150


151   EXT. WOODS/CABIN - W/ ASH - NIGHT                     151
      CHEVROLET CAR TRUNK

      CAMERA has taken the POV of the evil force as it glides
      eerily through the woods, around trees and over rotted
      stumps.  It moves over a rise revealing a clear view
      of the boarded cabin in the distance.  It approaches.
      It moves to the window, and peering through the cracks
      in the boards we see Ash asleep in the rocking chair.


152   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          152

      Camera begins on hammer, nails, and planking which
      lay upon the cabin floor.  Camera pans to window #1.
      It is boarded up tight.  Camera pans to door.  It
      is repaired.  Camera pans to Ash who sleeps in the
      rocking chair in front of another boarded window.

      Ash awakens suddenly, sensing something, the
      shotgun clutched in his lap.  He lifts his head and
      turns to a whispering musical sound.  Harp like music.
      It is coming from the back bedroom of the cabin.


153   MAIN ROOM/MIDDLE ROOM/REAR BEDROOM                    153
      MEDIUM SHOT - ASH

      As he stands and moves cautiously towards the rear
      bedroom.


154   ASH'S POV - MIDDLE ROOM AND REAR BEDROOM              154

      As he approaches the rear bedroom, the music grows louder.
      As he enters the room he halts his gaze on the old wooden
      piano.


155   INT. CABIN/REAR BEDROOM - NIGHT                       155
      MEDIUM SHOT - ASH

      As he moves to the piano.  The sound is coming from
      within.  Suddenly, the piano begins to play by itself;
      Ash draws back from it.  It plays a waltz.  Now the
      piano music mixing with the harp-like strings.  The
      radiator next to the piano begins to release bursts of
      musical steam, adding a wind section to this strange
      orchestra.


156   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      156

      As he listens to this haunting version of a waltz melody.
      He recognizes the music.  It is the same music that Ash
      had played earlier, when Linda was dancing.


157   CLOSE SHOT - PIANO AND RADIATOR                       157

      As steam spouts from the radiator pipes.  As the piano
      keys depress and release themselves.  The melody grows
      louder.


158   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      158

      As he lowers his head.  His horror gives way to sadness.
      From his pocket he removes Linda's delicate silver locket
      that dangles from the end of a chain.  In the locket's
      center is a magnifying glass.  He stares mournfully into
      the glass.  BANG!  He looks up sharply toward the main
      room.


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160   OMIT                                                  160


161   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          161
      ASH'S POV - SHUTTERS

      As they rip open, splintering Ash's reinforcements.
      Wind sweeps in through the place as the curtains flutter
      wildly.  Through the window is a sweeping fog.


162   INT. CABIN MIDDLE ROOM - NIGHT                        162

      Ash runs through this room and into the main room.  He
      moves to the window and looks out.  Wind blowing on his
      face from outside.


163   EXT. HILLSIDE GRAVEYARD - NIGHT                       163
      ASH'S POV - THE GRAVEYARD

      A stark wooden cross marks Linda's lonely grave.


164   OMIT                                                  164


165   OMIT                                                  165


166   EXT. HILLSIDE GRAVEYARD - NIGHT                       166
      LONG SHOT - CABIN IN DISTANCE - STOP MOTION ANIMATION

      The tiny figure of Ash can be seen looking off toward
      this hill.  In the foreground is a crude burial cross
      and a mound of earth.  The earth begins to crack and
      splinter.  The wooden cross caves in and is swallowed
      as the headless corpse of Linda pulls itself to its
      feet.  The HAUNTING WALTZ MELODY sweeps through the
      night air.


166P  PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - EXT. CABIN - NIGHT         166P
      ASH IN WINDOW - MITCHELL CAMERA


167   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          167
      CLOSE SHOT - THROUGH THE WINDOW - ASH

      His eyes, illuminated by a shaft of light, widen in
      amazement and horror as...


168   EXT. HILLSIDE GRAVEYARD - NIGHT (STUDIO)              168
      (MINIATURE/STOP MOTION/REAR SCREEN) - 3 ANGLES

      The WALTZ MELODY fills the sound track, and the rotting
      corpse that was Linda begins to dance, bending and
      swaying as she sweeps gracefully through the evening
      fog.  A waltz of the dead.

      The style of dance begins to change.  It becomes more
      primitive.  The music changes to a more primal beat.
      The dance becomes sexually oriented.  Erotic, with
      sharp pelvic thrusts and gyrating hip motions.


168P  3 PLATES FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - MITCHELL CAMERA         168P
      EXT. HILLSIDE GRAVEYARD - NIGHT - FOG/WIND FAN


169   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          169
      CLOSE SHOT - THRU THE WINDOW - ASH

      Lost in the horrific beauty, he turns his head to a
      rumbling sound.


170   EXT. HILLSIDE GRAVEYARD - NIGHT - (REVERSE ACTION)    170
      ASH'S POV

      Linda's DECAPITATED HEAD rolls across the ground and
      up the hillside graveyard.


171   EXT. HILLSIDE GRAVEYARD - NIGHT (STUDIO)              171
      (MINIATURE/STOP MOTION/REAR SCREEN) LINDA'S HEAD
      3 ANGLES

      As it leaps through the air and gracefully situates
      itself atop Linda's neck, she begins to spin, yet her
      head remains in place, never taking her eyes from Ash.
      With a sensual twirl and leap, she disappears into the
      evening mists.


171P  3 PLATES FOR PRECEDING SCENE - MITCHELL CAMERA        171P
      EXT. HILLSIDE GRAVEYARD - NIGHT - FOG W/WIND


172   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          172
      CLOSE SHOT - THRU WINDOW - ASH

      His eyes dart about, trying to catch another glimpse
      of Linda through the fog.


173   EXT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          173
      ASH'S POV - THRU WINDOW

      Linda swings sharply into frame, completing the spin
      of her dance immediately in front of Ash as the music
      abruptly halts.

                              LINDA
               DANCE WITH ME!

      Linda extends her dead arms towards Ash.


174   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT - CLOSE SHOT - ASH       174

      He screams as...


175   EXT. HILLSIDE - GRAVEYARD - NIGHT                     175
      CLOSE SHOT - LINDA'S CORPSE (OVERCRANKED)

      Linda's head rolls off of her neck and tumbles through
      space.


176   INT. BLACK STUDIO - NIGHT                             176
      LINDA'S HEAD - ON WIRE

      As it tumbles through a void of blackness, falling.


177   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          177
      CLOSE SHOT - ASH

      As he screams himself awake.  CAMERA PULLS BACK to reveal
      him sitting in the rocking chair.  Ash halts his scream,
      getting control of himself.  He looks to the window that
      had blown open.


178   ASH'S POV - THE BOARDED WINDOW                        178

      Still boarded as though it had never been opened.


179   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      179

      Reassuring himself.

                              ASH
               That's all.  Just a crummy dr-

      Linda's decapitated head falls into frame and lands in
      Ash's hands.


180   CLOSE SHOT - LINDA'S HEAD                             180

      It opens its eyes and looks to Ash.

                              LINDA'S HEAD
               Hello lover, I came from the other
               side of your dream to dance with you.


181   CLOSER SHOT - LINDA'S HEAD (BACKWARD MOTION)          181

      A four foot long blackened tongue emerges from her mouth
      like a lashing serpent.


182   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH - (BACKWARD MOTION)                 182

      The tongue enters Ash's frame and forces itself into
      Ash's mouth.  Screaming as he clutches at the head of his
      former love.  The tongue instantly retracts inside her
      head.


183   CLOSE SHOT - LINDA'S HEAD                             183

      As it bites deeply into Ash's right hand, drawing blood.


183A  MED SHOT - ASH AND LINDA'S DUMMV HEAD                 183A

      Ash stands and rushes across the room screaming, as he
      tries to rid himself of the head.

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186   EXT. CABIN - NIGHT - ASH AND DUMMY HEAD - LONG SHOT   186

      As Ash staggers painfully around the side of the
      cabin and towards the work shed; Linda's head still
      clamped to his hand.


187   INT. WORK SHED - NIGHT - LINDA DUMMY HEAD - ASH       187

      The door to the place is kicked open, revealing Ash
      and Linda's head on the end of his hand.  It is a room
      full of sawdust, chains and power tools.  Old bones
      hang from the walls.


187A  MEDIUM SHOT - INT. WORK SHED - ASH                    187A

      As he places Linda's head within the vice and
      tightens it around her, then withdraws his hand.

                              LINDA'S HEAD
               Even now we have your darling Linda's
               soul!  She suffers in torment!


187B  CLOSE SHOT - ASH'S HAND                               187B

      As it rips away an old tarp revealing the chalk
      outline of where a chainsaw once was.


187C  CLOSE SHOT - ASH - HEADLESS LINDA BODY                187C

      Confused.  Wondering what has happened to the
      chainsaw.  Behind him, the door to the shed bursts
      open and in comes the flailing, headless, body of
      Linda, charging at Ash with the chainsaw buzzing high
      above her head.  Ash is screaming.


187D  MEDIUM SHOT                                           187D

      Ash grabs a large crowbar and swings it
      toward the approaching blade.


187E  CLOSE SHOT                                            187E

      The crowbar hits the bottom of the blade with a
      shower of sparks, sending the buzzing saw flipping
      backward.


187F  MEDIUM SHOT - HEADLESS LINDA DUMMY - 3 ANGLES         187F

      The blade of the chainsaw swings upward and arcs
      back into headless Linda, imbedding itself in her
      neck.  She goes nuts as the chainsaw bites its way
      into her chest cavity.  She spins wildly about the
      room knocking into shelves as she tries to pull the
      blade free.  She slams against the wall of the shed,
      and slumps to the floor, the chainsaw still buzzing.


187G  MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     187G

      As he is splattered with black bile.  He reaches down.


187H  MEDIUM SHOT - HEADLESS LINDA                          187H

      As Ash dislodges the spinning chainsaw from her.


187I  MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     187I

      As he swings the chainsaw around and poises it above
      Linda's head.


187J  WIDE SHOT - ASH AND LINDA'S HEAD IN VICE              187J

      From the chainsaw, fumes of blue amoke.  Ash turns
      to the head and falters.


187K  CLOSE SHOT - LINDA'S HEAD IN VICE                     187K

      She is no longer possessed.  She looks as she did
      earlier in the film.  A vision of beAuty.  She is
      again Linda, the woman Ash loved.  Tears roll down from
      her eyes.

                              LINDA
               Please Ash, help me.  I love
               you, please don't hurt me.


187L  CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      187L

      Trying to fight his feelings, he knows what he must
      do.  He pumps the throttle on the saw.


187M  CLOSE SHOT - LINDA                                    187M

      Pleading with him.

                              LINDA
               You promised me we'd always be
               together.  You swore to me!


187N  CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      187N

      Agonized.

                              ASH
               NO!


187O  CLOSE SHOT - LINDA'S HEAD                             187O

      Once again fully possessed, and speaking in the voice
      of the demon.  Her eyes again white, her flesh, rotten.

                              LINDA'S HEAD
               YES!  YOU LIED TO HER! YOU LIED TO
               LINDA! YOUR LOVE WAS A LIE!  AND
               NOW SHE BURNS IN HELL!


187P  EXTREME CLOSE SHOT - LINDA'S DUMMY HEAD               187P

      She opens her mouth and emits a jet stream of bile.


187Q  CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      187Q

      As he's drenched in the face.  Linda begins to laugh at
      him in a wild, high pitched squeal.

      He gains control of himself and steadies the saw.

                              ASH
               Eat chainsaw.

      He brings down the spinning blade.  And moves past
      the CAMERA and towards the head.  We are left looking
      at the wall of the work shed upon which we see the
      stark shadow of the ghastly deed.  We hear the sound
      of spinning steel meeting bone and the screams of a
      demon.


187R  CLOSE SHOT - LIGHT BULB                               187R

      As it is splattered with blood.


187S  MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     187S

      Ash stumbles back into frame and falls against the
      wall, now lit in crimson.  He looks at the off screen
      carnage in terror.  He begins to shake as though in
      shock.  He trembles as he looks down at his
      hands; they are covered in Linda's blood.

      He wipes his hands on his pants and shirt, trying
      to rid himself of it, but only succeeds in painting
      himself with the stuff.  Ash screams a wild scream of
      fear and despair.  It echoes off into the night.


188   CRANE SHOT - EXT. WORK SHED - NIGHT                   188

      Ash in a confused state as he staggers from the
      work shed and towards the cabin.  Again clutching
      the chainsaw.


189   INT. CABIN REAR DOORWAY - NIGHT                       189

      Ash enters through the doorway.  He pushes the door
      shut behind him and halts.  We hear a creaking sound.
      It is coming from the main room of the cabin.  He
      moves in the direction of the sound.


189A  ASH'S POV - REAR HALLWAY - NIGHT                      189A
      TRACKING SLOWLY FORWARD

      Curtains flutter on the partially boarded windows of
      the hall.  Ash moves slowly past them and towards the
      main room ahead.  The gentle creaking sound grows
      louder.  Ash tosses down the saw and picks up the gun.


189B  INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          189B

      Ash enters from the hallway and turns his head to the
      sound.


189C  MAIN ROOM - NIGHT - ASH'S POV - THE ROCKING CHAIR     189C

      It rocks back and forth with a definitive motion,
      halting for a moment at it's pints furthest forward
      and backward, as if some invisible thing was sitting
      there and rocking.


189D  CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      189D

      He slowly approaches the chair, scared shitless.


189E  MEDIUM SHOT - FROM BEHIND THE ROCKING CHAIR           189E

      The chair rocks in and out of frame in the foreground
      as Ash takes halting steps towards it.  Ash gathers
      his courage and reaches out his hand to halt the
      rocking motion.  Slowly his hand approaches the chair.
      Just as his hand goes to touch it, the chair abruptly
      halts, on its own accord.


190   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     190

      In a confused state as he backs away from the chair and
      into the wall.  He turns and comes face to face with
      himself in a hanging framed mirror.  He clutches at his
      face, trying to reassure himself of his sanity.

                              ASH
               I'm fine... I'm fine...


191   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM/MIRROR ROOM - NIGHT              191
      MEDIUM SHOT - OVER ASH'S SHOULDER - ASH AND REFLECTION

      Ash's reflection becomes an independent entity.  It
      reaches out of the mirror and grabs ahold of Ash by his
      throat.  The reflection looks like a Mr. Hyde version of
      Ash.  Sweating and nasty looking.


192   SIDE SHOT - SPLIT SCREEN - ASH AND REFLECTION         192
      MITCHELL CAMERA (ASH AS MR. HYDE)

      The reflection pulls Ash close and speaks to him in an
      intimate whisper.

                              REFLECTION
               I don't think we're "fine".  We're
               losing it...  starting to slip.  We
               just cut up our girlfriend with a
               chainsaw.  Does that sound fine?

      The reflection tightens its hold on Ash's throat and
      begins to strangle him.


192P  PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE                              192P
      INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT
      ASH - MITCHELL CAMERA


193   CLOSE SHOT - ASH - DOLLY                              193

      Two hands in the bottom of frame, throttling him.
      CAMERA races back to reveal Ash's own hands on his throat.
      There is no sign of Ash's evil reflection.  Ash has
      been strangling himself.  He realizes this the same
      moment we do.  He quickly pulls his hands away, looks at
      them incredulously, then to the mirror.


194   OVER ASH'S SHOULDER - INTO MIRROR                     194

      His reflection is as it should be.


195   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      195

      He looks back down to his hands.


196   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT (STUDIO)                 196
      CLOSE SHOT - ASH'S RIGHT HAND - DUMMY HAND
      INTERVOLOMETER

      The bite marks that Linda's teeth have left in the hand
      stand out sharply.  The wound suddenly blackens and
      spiderwebs it's infection across the entire surface of the
      hand.


197   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          197
      CLOSE SHOT - ASH - HAND IN FOREBROUND - MAKE UP BLADDER EFX

      The hand quivers and shakes, now out of Ash's control.
      The hand has taken a whitish cast.  It's veins throb and
      pulsate.  It is possessed by the evil force.  The hand's
      fingernails grow inches.  The wound oozes black fluid.
      Ash is repulsed.


198   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      198

      Ash's demon hand makes a lunge at his face which is
      countered by his good hand.


199   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     199

      He slams the hand to the cabin floor.  He screams to
      the air:

                              ASH
               You bastards.  Give me back my hand.


200   EXT. CABIN - NIGHT                                    200

      Wind and fog swirl about the place.  Ash's ECHOING
      SCREAM is heard above the HOWLING GALE.

                              ASH (0.S.)
               Give me back my hand!!

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204   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM/KITCHEN - NIGHT                  204

      Ash rushes into the kitchen and places his hand in
      the sink.  He turns on the faucet.


205   INT. CABIN KITCHEN - NIGHT                            205

      Cool water runs over Ash's burned hand.  Ash rests his
      head on the kitchen counter and mumbles reassurances to
      himself.

                              ASH
               Can't... can't be happening.


206   CLOSE SHOT - THE HAND                                 206

      As the water pours over it.  It grabs a plate sitting
      in the dishwater and reaches up silently out of the sink.


207   MEDIUM SHOT                                           207

      The plate is shattered over Ash's head.  The
      hand grabs Ash's hair and mercilessly slams his
      head down upon the kitchen counter again and again.
      Ash punches himself in the face and is sent reeling
      backwards.  He smashes into a cupboard where dishes
      and plates fall upon him.


208   CLOSE SHOT                                            208

      The hand picks up plates and begins breaking them over
      Ash's head.  Then a bottle.


209   MEDIUM SHOT                                           209

      Ash is knocked unconscious.  The hand continues breaking
      objects over his head.  Ash lies unmoving, but still
      alive.


210   CLOSE SHOT                                            210

      The hand stops as though it senses something.  The
      CAMERA PANS to a large meat cleaver which lies upon the
      wooden floor.


211   MEDIUM SHOT                                           211

      The hand as it independently crawls towards the meat
      cleaver.  The hand is stopped when it runs out of arm,
      now anchored by Ash's unconscious body.


212   CLOSE-SHOT - HAND                                     212

      It digs its nails deep into the floorboards and begins to
      pull...


213   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     213

      ... as he is pulled along the kitchen floor.


214   CLOSE SHOT - HAND - GELETIN HAND                      214

      As it pulls Ash's unconscious body along after it. The
      hand clutches the meat cleaver when a large knife comes
      slicing through the demon hand, pinning it to the
      floorboards.  CAMERA pulls over to reveal a revived Ash.

                              ASH
               Who's laughing now?


214A  ANGLE - ASH - COMEDY KNIFE RIG                        214A

      He reaches over with his good hand and pulls a fire
      engine red chainsaw down from the shelf.

      He holds the body of the machine between his legs and,
      with his good hand, pulls the starter cord.  The
      CHAINSAW ROARS to life.  The CAMERA TRACKS IN to Ash's
      sweating face.

                              ASH
               Who's laughing now!?

      He lowers the spinning blade of the chainsaw down out
      of frame and toward the evil hand.  Blood flies up
      into frame.


215   OMIT                                                  215


216   EXT. CABIN - NIGHT                                    216
      LONG SHOT

      We hear the BUZZING of the CHAINSAW as it slices through
      bone and then falls silent.


217   EXT. BRIDGE - NIGHT (SIDE II)                         217
      CRANE

      The CAMERA cranes down as Annie's car approaches from
      the distance. It pulls to a halt. Ed and Annie step
      from the car.


218   ANNIE'S POV                                           218

      A red tow truck with its orange lights flashing is
      parked there. Painted on it's side is "Jake's Gas
      N' Go." Jake, a toothless, backwoods, greasemonkey is
      setting up flares and wooden roadblocks.  Annie and Ed
      approach.

                              ANNIE
               Excuse me.  This the road to the
               Knowby's cabin?

                              JAKE
               Thas' right.  But you ain't goin' there.

                              ANNIE
               And why not?


219   CLOSE SHOT - JAKE                                     219

      As he reaches in his truck to pull on the headlights.


220   CLOSE SHOT - TRUCK HEADLIGHTS                         220

      As they snap on.


221   MEDIUM SHOT - JAKE, ANNIE, AND ED                     221

      All stand in the bright glare of the lights as the fog
      swirls about them.  Annie and Ed gape in frightened
      wonder at what they see.


222   EXT. BRIDGE - NIGHT - (SIDE II) - (STUDIO MINIATURE)  222
      THEIR POV - TABLE TOP MODEL GIRDERS

      The piercing beams of light illuminate twisted remnants of
      the destroyed bridge that leads to the cabin.  A road sign,
      similar to the one on the other side of the bridge
      reads: "Dangerous Bridge - Two Ton Weight Limit".


223   EXT. BRIDGE - NIGHT - (SIDE II)                       223
      CLOSE SHOT - ED AND ANNIE

      Frightened as they view the wreckage.

                              ANNIE
               What happened?

                              JAKE
               Lady, I ain't never seen nothin' like
               it.

                              ED
               Terrific.  Now what?

                              ANNIE
               There must be another way in.
               Another road or something.


224   JAKE, BOBBY JOE, ANNIE AND ED - TWO CAMERAS           224

                              BOBBY JOE
               Sure ain't no, road.

      CAMERA pans over to reveal a brassy southern spitfire
      of a woman, Bobby Joe.

                              BOBBY JOE
               Hell you wanna go there for, anyway?

      Bobby Joe takes a pinch of chewing tobacco and stuffs
      it into her mouth.  She doesn't like Annie and her
      fancy clothes.  She stares at Annie like a cat.


224X  MEDIUM SHOT - ANNIE AND ED                            224X

      Annie steps forward.  She eyes Bobby Joe.

                              ANNIE
               None of your business.


224Y  CLOSE SHOT - JAKE                                     224Y

      He feigns surprise and pleasantness.

                              JAKE
               Hey!  I just remembered... Yeah,
               that's right... There is a trail.
               You could follow Bobby Joe and me.

                              ED
               That sounds all right.

                              JAKE
               But, it'll cost ya.

                              ANNIE
               How much?

                              JAKE
               Forty Fi...


224A  ANGLE                                                 224A

      Jake looks up suddenly at Bobby Joe who gives
      a sharp shake of her head.

                              JAKE
               Hundred bucks.


224B  CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE                                    224B

                              ANNIE
               Tell you what.  You take my bags
               you got a deal.


224C  CLOSE SHOT - JAKE                                     224C

      He glances through the window of Annie's car.


224D  JAKE'S POV                                            224D

      The tiny case containing the missing pages of the Book
      of the Dead, and a small handbag.


224E  CLOSE SHOT - JAKE                                     224E

      Looking back to Annie, a big smile on his near
      toothless face.

                              JAKE
               Sure!


225   EXT. WOODS - NIGHT                                    225

      A hiking trail winds through the woods.  Bobby Joe
      leads the way with flashlight in hand.  She pockets
      some bills.  She is followed by Annie and Ed who
      carry the glass case containing the missing pages
      and the handbag.  A grunting and sweating Jake brings
      up the rear, the large steamer trunk on his back.
      He is cursing under his breath.

                              JAKE
               Jesus H. Christ!  I thought she
               was talkin' 'bout them two goddamn
               little pieces!


226   OMIT                                                  226


227   EXT. CABIN - NIGHT                                    227

      The wind rushes fog about the place with a fury.
      A large moon hangs in the night sky.


228   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          228
      CLOSE SHOT - EVIL HAND

      No longer attached to Ash's arm, it still writhes about
      beneath Ash's foot which pins it to the floor.


229   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH - HAND'S POV - EYEMO W/ MOUNT       229

      As he grabs the steel wastebasket, dumps out the trash
      lowers it quickly over the CAMERA, trapping the hand
      within.


230   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     230

      With a note of finality, Ash slams down a pile of books
      atop the overturned wastecan, to anchor it.  The top
      book's title reads "Farewell to Arms".


231   FIREPLACE                                             231

      Ash raises a red hot fireplace shovel that had been
      resting upon the coals.  He grits his teeth.


232   ANGLE                                                 232

      Just out of frame, Ash thrusts the glowing shovel against
      the stump to cauterize the wound.  Red steam hisses up
      into frame as Ash screams.


233   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     233

      He tosses aside the shovel and douses his smoldering
      stump into a vase of fresh flowers.


234   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      234

      Unspooling a roll of duct tape.


235   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     235

      He tapes the tablecloth into a makeshift bandage
      about his wrist.  Behind him, the wastebasket
      silently slides across the floor.


236   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     236

      "CLANG"! He turns to see.


237   CLOSE SHOT - THE WASTEBASKET                          237

      Upon its side.  The Evil Hand is gone.


237A  CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      237A

      He turns to a "pitter patter" sound.


238   OMIT                                                  238


238P  OMIT                                                  238P


239   OMIT                                                  239


240   OMIT                                                  240


241   OMIT                                                  241


242   OMIT                                                  242


243   OMIT                                                  243


244   OMIT                                                  244


245   CLOSE SHOT - HAND                                     245

      It scampers across the floorboards headed for a hole
      in the wall.


246   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT (STUDIO)                 246
      MEDIUM SHOT - ANIMATED HAND (4 SEC.)

      Same action as above but covered now through animation.


247   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          247
      HAND - POV

      Low angle tracking shot approaching the hole in the wall.


248   CLOSE SHOT - ASH AND HAND - SQUIB                     248
      TRACKING WITH HAND, ASH IN BG

      He raises the shotgun and FIRES.  BLAM!  The floor
      next to the hand explodes.


249   CLOSE SHOT - HOLE IN THE WALL - SQUIB - EFX. HAND     249

      The hand leaps into the hole as a section of wall next
      to it EXPLODES.  Blam!


250   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      250

      Ash quickly reloads both chambers of the gun.
      He tracks the SOUND of the PITTER PATTER as the hand
      scampers through the sapace behind the wall like a rat.


251   OMIT                                                  251


252   OMIT                                                  252


253   OMIT                                                  253


254   ASH'S POV - WALL - SQUIB                              254

      The blasted hole at the bottom of the wall.  The hand
      appears, still unhurt, waving and taunting at Ash.


255   CLOSE SHOT - ANIMATED HAND - (7 SEC.)                 255

      As it taunts ASH it inadvertently sidesteps into a
      rusting mousetrap.  SNAP!  It springs shut upon the
      hand.  It screams furiously and shakes violently in
      an effort to get free the from trap.


256   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      256

      Throws back his head in a gruff bark of laughter.

                              ASH
               Ha!


257   CLOSE SHOT - ANIMATED HAND - (7 SEC.)                 257

      The hand throws the trap from itself and raises its
      middle finger to ASH, flipping him the bird.


258   CLOSE SHOT - ASH'S HAND                               258

      He raises the gun, revealing his face as the
      CAMERA PANS UP with his movement.


259   ASH'S POV - OVER THE GUN BARREL                       259

      Pointed directly at the hand.  But the hand dodges
      away from the hole, disappearing again behind the
      wall.  The gun continues to track the evil hand's
      progress through its pitter patter sound.


260   CLOSE SHOT - ASH'S EAR                                260

      The pitter patter ebbs and then peaks in volume.


261   ASH'S POV - OVER THE GUN BARREL - SQUIB               261

      Both triggers are squeezed.  BLAM!  BLAM! A 2nd and
      3rd hole are blown in the wall.  All is silent.


261A  INSERT ASH'S FINGER PULLS THE FIRST, THEN             261A
      SECOND TRIGGER


261B  INSERT FLAME BELCHES FROM THE GUN TWICE               261B


262   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      262

      As he lowers the smoking gun.  Wondering if he has hit
      the hand or not.


263   CLOSE SHOT - HOLE IN WALL - 5 CAMERAS                 263

      All is silent for a moment, and then a slight trickle
      of blood comes dripping from the hole and down the
      side of the wall.


264   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      264

      For the first time feeling victorious.  As Ash continues
      to stare at the hole, his expression changes to one of
      perplexity.


265   CLOSE SHOT - HOLE IN WALL - 5 CAMERAS                 265

      The trickle of blood has increased to a steady flow,
      then, even this volume of blood multiplies.  It is
      forced out of the wall with a greater and greater
      pressure until blood pours from the wall like a fire
      hose.


266   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      266

      Horrified, he spins his glance to the sound of more
      gushing liquid.  He is hit in the face with a geyser
      of deep red blood.


267   CLOSE SHOT - 2ND AND 3RD HOLES IN WALL - 5 CAMERAS    267

      The 2nd and 3rd holes in wall also begin to spew blood
      in a geyser.  The CAMERA PANS over to the 4th of the
      holes.  This, too, is an eruption of blood.  The blood
      changes in color to a black fluid, then yellow, then
      turquoise.


268   CLOSE SHOT - ASH - 5 CAMERAS                          268

      Screaming as he looks down at his wrist.  CAMERA PANS
      DOWN to it.  The severed wrist begins dribbling blood.
      Then in a burst, it too, erupts in a hellish fire hose.
      It spouts blood under such great pressure that ASH is
      driven against the walls of the cabin because of it.


269   MED. SHOT - ASH - 5 CAMERAS                           269

      We follow him as he slams from one wall into another.


270   CLOSE SHOT - ASH - 5 CAMERAS                          270

      In the midst of his scream, drowning in the blood, it
      all suddenly stops.  The cabin is again deadly quiet.
      ASH, soaked in blood and shivering, waits.  For what,
      he's not sure.


271   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     271

      As he slowly backs away from the walls and sits upon
      the three legged chair.  It shatters beneath him,
      dumping him on his butt.

      CREAK!!!

      ASH turns sharply to the low sound.


272   ASH'S POV - CLOSE SHOT                                272

      The mounted moose head upon the wall.  It is in a
      different position.  It turns sharply towards ASH and
      emits a hideous cackle.


273   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      273

      He pulls back in fear, then turns to the sound of more
      laughter.


274   ASH'S POV - CLOSE SHOT                                274

      The desk lamp on its steel swivel rises and falls in
      synchronization with its wheezing laughter.  Ah ha ha
      ha ha.  Ahhhh ha ha ha ha!


275   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      275

      Terrified, he turns to more laughter.


276   ASH'S POV - CLOSE SHOT                                276

      A line of 12 old books upon the shelf flap open and
      closed violently as they emit a chorus of sharp laughs.
      Ash turns.


276A  CLOSE SHOT                                            276A

      Other books upon the floor laugh.


277   MEDIUM SHOT - OVER ASH'S SHOULDER                     277

      He turns sharply toward us and breaks into an
      uproariously frightening bout of laughter.


278   WIDE SHOT - ASH                                       278

      The wooden door behind Ash comes to life.  It
      stretches out as though it were elastic with each of
      its own low and terrible laughs.


279   WIDE SHOT - MAIN ROOM - TRACKING SHOT                 279
      RIGGING FOR TRAP DOOR, CABINETS, CLOCK

      Ash and everything in it are having the time of their
      lives.  Ash leads the bunch laughing harder and
      harder.


279A  MEDIUM SHOT - HAND HELD - FRONT DOOR AND ASH          279A

      KNOCK! KNOCK! KNOCK!

      The room's laughter suddenly stops.  Ash instantly
      terrified, grabs up the shotgun and fires into the
      door.  Blam!  Blam!

      PAN to the front door.

      Two holes are blown into the door.  We hear a short
      shrill scream and then all is quiet.


280   OMIT                                                  280


281   OMIT                                                  281


282   OMIT                                                  282


282A  MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     282A

      Ash opens the front door.  It slowly swings inward
      with a creak revealing the empty night.


283   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH AND JAKE                            283

      Ash approaches the front porch as Jake enters sharply
      into his frame.  Jake tackles Ash.


284   MEDIUM SHOT - SHOTGUN                                 284

      As it slides across the floor.


285   MED. SHOT - ASH, JAKE AND ED                          285

      Ed enters and holds Ash down as Jake slugs him twice.
      Ash's fist comes up into frame catching Jake on the
      jaw.  Jake pulls back his fist and rockets a piledriver
      blow to Ash's face, knocking him senseless.


285A  C.U. ASH                                              285A


285B  C.U. JAKE                                             285B


286   MEDIUM SHOT - FRONT DOORWAY - THE GROUP               286

      Annie and Bobby Joe enter.  Annie is taking off Bobby
      Joe's coat.  Bobby Joe is wounded from the shotgun blast.
      She holds her shoulder where the shell has grazed her.

                              JAKE
               You gonna be alright, honey?

                              BOBBY JOE
               I don't know.

                              JAKE
               You just sit still fer a minute.


287   MEDIUM SHOT - JAKE, ED, ANNIE, AND BOBBY JOE          287

      As Jake gives Ash a swift kick in the ribs.  Ash moans.
      Jake turns to Ed, who is badly shaken.

                              JAKE
               You know this son of a bitch?

                              ED
               No.  We thought her -

      Annie steps forward.

                              ANNIE
               Oh my God.  Where are my parents?

      Annie sets down the glass case containing the pages
      of the Book of the Dead.


288   CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE                                    288

      As she looks down to the floor.


289   ANNIE'S POV - THE CHAINSAW                            289

      As it lies in a pool of blood.


290   CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE                                    290

      Annie runs to Ash's semi-conscious body, grabs his
      shirt and violently shakes him.

                              ANNIE
               What the hell did you do to them?

      Ed pulls Annie off of Ash. She drops Ash's moaning head
      to the floor and backs away from him, sobbing.


291   MEDIUM SHOT - JAKE                                    291

      Nursing his sore knuckles, he points with his elbow
      to the trap door that leads to the cellar.

                              JAKE
               We'll throw him in there.


292   MEDIUM SHOT - JAKE AND ASH                            292

      Jake picks up Ash's body and drags him quickly to
      the trap door. Half conscious, Ash feebly struggles
      with Jake.

                              JAKE
               Crazy buck's gone blood simple.


293   ASH'S POV - HAND HELD                                 293

      As he approaches the trap door almost upside down.
      Ed pries it open.


294   CLOSE SHOT - ASH - HAND HELD                          294

      In a dazed state as he is carried to the trap door.

                              ASH
               Wait... I made... a mistake...

                              JAKE
               Damn right, you flat mouthed
               son of a bitch.


294A  MEDIUM SHOT - ASH AND JAKE                            294A

      Jake kicks Ash down into the open trap door.


295   INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT                             295
      ASH DUMMY

      Looking up at the open trap door as Ash's body falls
      through frame.


296   INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT                             296
      CLOSE SHOT - CELLAR STEP - ASH'S HEAD

      As it slams into the wooden step. His feet tumble over
      him as he begins to fall down the staircase.


297   LONG SHOT - ASH - STUNT                               297

      As he tumbles head over heels down the wooden steps.


298   ASH'S POV                                             298

      Racing down the steps.


299   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     299

      As he slams to the dirt floor of the cellar.  Hard.
      He moans.


300   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          300
      LOOKING UP TO THEM FROM CELLAR

      Jake, Ed and Bobby Joe.

                              BOBBY JOE
               I hope you rot down there!


301   INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT                             301
      MEDIUM SHOT

      Ash begins to realize where he is.  Growing terror on
      his battered face.

                              ASH
               N... No.


302   INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT                             302
      ANGLE LOOKING UP

      Jake swings the trap door shut with a clanging of chains.


303   INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT (STUDIO)                    303
      MEDIUM SHOT - ASH

      The shaft of light from above disappears and he is
      encased in the darkness of the cellar.

      From above he hears the threading of chains through
      eyeloops.


304   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          304
      MED. SHOT - JAKE, ANNIE, BOBBY JOE, ED

      Jake has just laid Bobby Joe down upon the couch.  He
      dresses her wound with a towel.  Annie tosses down her coat
      on the chair at the writing desk.


304A  MEDIUM SHOT - ANNIE                                   304A

      She spots the tape recorder and Kandarian Dagger.  She
      moves to them.

                              ANNIE
               These are my father's things.

      She turns on the tape recorder.  High pitched feedback
      and the professor's screams come from the speaker.

                              PROFESSOR KNOWBY
                         (Voice on Tape)
               Last night Henrietta tried to kill me.

           ANNIE                          PROFESSOR KNOWBY
    SHHH!  Listen!                    (Voice on tape)
    My father's voice.       I know now, that my wife has
                             become host to a kandarian demon.


305   MED. SHOT - JAKE, BOBBY JOE AND ED                    305

      As they turn their heads to the sound of:


306   CLOSE SHOT - TAPE RECORDER - TRACKING                 306

      Still playing, the tapes wind as we hear the wowing and
      fluttering voice of Raymond Knowby.

                              PROFESSOR KNOWBY
                         (Voice on tape)
               I cannot bring myself to dismember
               my wife, yet I know that I must, to
               halt the evil that lives within her.


307   CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE - TRACKING IN                      307

      Horrified.

                              ANNIE
               No.


308   OMIT                                                  308


309   INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT (STUDIO)                    309
      MED. SHOT - ASH - TRACKING AROUND HIM

      As he lays in the center of the cellar's earth floor.
      He strains his ears to listen to the tape playing in
      the room above.

                              PROFESSOR KNOWBY
                         (Voice on tape)
               It is October 1, 4:33 p.m.  Henrietta
               is dead.  I could not bring myself
               to dismember her corpse.  But I
               buried her.


310   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      310
      TRACKING CLOSER

      As he listens intently to the tape playing in the room
      above.


311   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          311
      TRACKING SHOT - TAPE RECORDER

      CAMERA SLOWLY MOVING IN on the winding tape.

                              PROFESSOR KNOWBY
                         (Voice on tape)
               I . . . buried her . . . in the
               cellar.


312   INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT - (STUDIO)                  312
      CLOSE SHOT - ASH - TRACKING CLOSER

      Growing horror on his face as he realizes where he is.

                              PROFESSOR KNOWBY
                         (Voice on tape)
               God help me, I buried her in the
               earthen floor of the fruit cellar!


313   OMIT                                                  313


314   OMIT                                                  314


315   INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT (STUDIO)                    315
      ASH'S POV - CLOSE SHOT - (STOP MOTION ANIMATION)

      Ash's legs in the foreground.  Suddenly from the
      earthen floor of the fruit cellar a half-rotten human
      head juts up!  Just the eyes are above the surface of the
      dirt.  They dart about wildly and halt upon Ash.  Worms
      crawl from the rotted forehead.


316   INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT (STUDIO)                    316
      CLOSE SHOT - ASH

      He screams.


317   MED. SHOT - OVER ASH'S SHOULDER - MOCK UP OF CELLAR   317
      SET

      Henrietta's arm rips through the earth and grabs Ash's
      leg as he tries to back away.  The corpse that was
      Henrietta pulls itself from the grave and emits a wail.
      She turns her twisted body to face Ash.  Moths fly
      about her in a flurry.

                              HENRIETTA
               Someone's in my fruit cellar!
               Someone with a fresh soul!


318   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          318
      MED SHOT. - THE GROUP

      All eyes on the trap door.

                              ED
               Somebody's down there with him.

                              ANNIE
               No.  Can't be.


319   INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT (STUDIO)                    319
      MED. SHOT - ASH

      He runs up the steps to the trap door and begins
      pounding furiously upon it.


320   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      320

                              ASH
               Let me out!  Let me out!!!


321   MED. SHOT - (REVERSE ACTION) - WIND FAN               321

      Henrietta lets out a terrible laugh and approaches the
      wooden staircase.


322   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          322
      MED. SHOT - THE GROUP

      All eyes are on the banging trap door.  ASH'S wild
      screams are coming from beneath.  They look at one
      another, not sure of what to do.  Jake holds the ring
      of keys.

                              ANNIE
               Let him out.

                              JAKE
               It's a trick.  I know it.

                              ANNIE
               LET HIM OUT!


323   INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT (STUDIO)                    323
      WIDE SHOT - ASH

      At the top of the steps, pounding on the trap door,
      screaming to be let out.  HENRIETTA ENTERS the FRAME at
      the bottom of the steps.  A flutter of moths about
      her.


324   WIDE SHOT - (REVERSE ACTION)                          324

      Henrietta begins to climb the steps.  Two at a time.

                              HENRIETTA
               Come to me.  Come to sweet
               Henrietta.


325   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          325
      MED. SHOT - JAKE

      As he tries one key after another.


326   CLOSE SHOT - KEYS                                     326

	As they are forced into the lock.


327   INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT                             327
      CLOSE SHOT - ASH

      Sweating at the top of the steps, watching as Henrietta
      approaches.

                              ASH
               No.


328   CLOSE SHOT - HENRIETTA                                328

      Extending her rotted and worm infested arm toward him.

                              HENRIETTA
               Yesssssss.  You and I.  We
               shall spend eternity together.


329   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      329

      Marie's shadow envelops him. He is petrified.

                              HENRIETTA
               But first I'll swallow your soul !


330   INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT (STUDIO)                    330
      CLOSE SHOT - HENRIETTA - (STOP MOTION ANIMATION/REAR
      SCREEN)

      With a sharp recoil, then spring, Henrietta makes a
      lunge at Ash.  Her face contorting, her teeth
      lengthening, her mouth opening impossibly wide
      as though she were going to swallow his head, and all as
      she lunges forward.  She changes to "Pee Wee" head.


330P  INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT - 35MM KODAKCHROME SLIDE    330P

      Plate for previous scene.


331   INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT (STUDIO)                    331
      CLOSE SHOT - ASH

      He screams as a set of bloody hands grab his face.
      But they are not Henrietta's.  He is pulled upward to
      the main room of the cabin.


332   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          332
      CLOSE SHOT

      It is Jake who pulls Ash to safety.


333   WIDE SHOT - MAIN ROOM                                 333

      Jake finishes pulling Ash up from the trapdoor and
      onto the floor of the main room.  The horrible face of
      Pee-Wee head Henrietta pops from the cellar!


334   CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE AND ED                             334

      SCREAMING at the sight of the beast.

                              ANNIE
               For God's sake!  That's my mother!


335   CLOSE SHOT - JAKE                                     335

      One of Henrietta's rotted hands reach up from the cellar
      grabbing Jake.


336   CLOSE SHOT - ED                                       336

      As he moves to help Jake, Henrietta swats at his jaw,
      knocking him backward into a picture frame. He shatters it
      with his head and slumps to the floor.


337   MED. SHOT - ASH                                       337

      As he moves toward the trapdoor.


338   CLOSE SHOT - (STYROFOAM TRAPDOOR)                     338

      Ash's foot kicks the trapdoor shut and crushes
      Henrietta's Pee-wee head between the door and the
      floorboards.


339   MED. SHOT - DUMMY OF HENRIETTA - PEE WEE HEAD         339

      Ash leaps down upon the trapdoor, slamming it to pin
      Pee-Wee head sideways.  The pressure sends her left
      eyeball popping from her head, like a cork from a
      champagne bottle.


340   CLOSE SHOT - EYEBALL FLYBALL                          340

      Henrietta's eyeball and trailing optic nerve - mounted
      on glass - panning with the eyeball as it sails through
      space.


341   CLOSE SHOT - BOBBY JOE (REVERSE ACTION)               341

      As the eyeball is shot into her screaming mouth.
      She begins to gag on it.


342   WIDE SHOT                                             342

      Jake kicks Marie's Pee-Wee head in the face, sending
      her back down into the cellar. The trap door shuts.
      Ash leaps atop it. The sound of Henrietta falling down
      the cellar steps is heard along with the beast's wild
      ravings.  Ash quickly threads the chains through the
      eyeloops.


343   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      343

      He snaps the lock shut. Ash is shaking. Jake slowly
      moves down into his frame. He is completely terrified.


343A  CLOSE SHOT - TAPE RECORDER IN F.G.                    343A
      ASH, JAKE, ANNIE AND BOBBY IN B.G.

      The tape recorder continues to play.

                              RAYMOND KNOWBY (V.O.)
                         (Voice on tape)
               I fear that whatever I have
               resurrected from this book, is sure
               to come calling for me.


344   EXT. WOODS/CABIN - NIGHT                              344
      (SHAKI-CAM)

      The CAMERA takes the POV of the Evil Force as it
      glides through the woods. Over a stump, around the
      Oak trees, through a patch of fog, as the cabin comes
      into view.


345   OMIT                                                  345


346   MED. SHOT - ANNIE, ASH, JAKE, BOBBY JOE AND ED        346

      Ash turns to the group, Annie is placing her wet
      bandana atop Ed's forehead.

                              ASH
               There's something out there.  That...
               witch in the cellar is only part of it.
               It lives out in those woods.  In the Dark.
               Something that's come back from the dead.


346A  OMIT                                                  346A


346B  OMIT                                                  346B


346C  OMIT                                                  346C


346D  OMIT                                                  346D


347   CLOSE SHOT - BOBBY JOE                                347

      Interrupting Ash.

                              BOBBY JOE
               Jake, let's beat it the hell out
               o'here, right now.  I gotta get out!

                              JAKE
               Now Bobby, you ain't in no condition.

                              ASH
               Nobody goes out that door.  Not till
               daylight.


347A  THE GROUP                                             347A

      They freeze in their tracks as they hear a gentle voice
      which sings a melancholy tune.  Annie turns her head
      to the sound and the CAMERA PANS TO reveal HENRIETTA whose
      head juts in the space between the floorboards and the
      trap door.  She is no longer possessed.  She looks as
      she did earlier in the film.  She is singing a gentle
      song to Annie.


347B  CLOSE SHOT - HENRIETTA                                347B

                              HENRIETTA
               Remember that song Annie?  I used
               to sing it to you when you were a baby.


347C  CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE                                    347C

      Uncertain of what to do, but wanting to believe.

                              HENRIETTA
               Let me out, dear.  It's so cold and dark
               in here.

                              ANNIE
               Mother?

                              HENRIETTA
               Unlock these chains.  Quickly.


347D  MEDIUM SHOT - ASH AND ANNIE                           347D

      Annie starts to follow the instructions, but Ash halts
      her gently.  He shakes his head.  Annie snaps out of
      it.  She shakes her head and looks to the cellar.

                              ANNIE
               No.  No.  I don't know what you
               are but you're not my mother.

      Annie begins to cry.


347E  CLOSE SHOT - TRAP DOOR                                347E

      Henrietta is crying also.

                              VOICE OF HENRIETTA
               How can you say that to me Annie?

                              ANNIE
               No!

                              VOICE OF HENRIETTA
               You were born September 2nd, 1962.  I
               remember it well because it was
               snowing.  So strange that it would
               be snowing in September.


348   CAMERA TRACKING IN ON ANNIE                           348

      Confused and tearful, she screams to the others in the
      room.

                              ANNIE
               That thing in the cellar is not
               my mother!

      Ed stands sharply into her frame.  His eyes bone white,
      his skin, the pale color of the dead.  His mouth has
      grown over large.  His lips are black.  He is possessed.
      He shrieks.  Annie screams and jumps back out of frame.


349   MED. SHOT - ED POSSESSED                              349
      RIGGING - REVERSE ACTION

      He flies up into the air and writhes about as if he
      were a human marionette.  He lets out a demonic moan
      and then begins to laugh.


350   MED. SHOT - BOBBY JOE AND JAKE                        350

      As they clutch in fear at one another.


351   MED. SHOT - ANNIE AND ASH                             351

      As they look on in horror.  Ash steps in front of
      Annie as she gapes at this monstrosity that was Ed.


352   CLOSE SHOT - ED POSSESSED                             352
      RIGGING

      As he floats about the room.  His laughter suddenly
      stops and a second demonic voice comes from his body.
      It is female, and wailing in lament.


353   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      353

      Watching in horror.


354   MED. SHOT - POSSESSED ED
      RIGGING - UP AND DOWN

      The body of Ed turns sharply toward the group, not
      really seeing.

                              ED
                         (In the voice of POSSESSED #1)
               We are the things that were.
                         (In the voice of POSSESSED #2)
               And shall be again! HA HA HA HA HA!
                         (In the voice of POSSESSED #1)
               Spirits of the book.
                         (In the voice of POSSESSED #2)
               We want what is yours!  LIFE!

      As he floats about, his head dips and swoons.

                              ED
                         (In the voice of POSSESSED #1)
               Dead by dawn!
                         (In the voice of POSSESSED #2)
               Dead by dawn!


355   CLOSE SHOT - HENRIETTA POSSESSED                      355

      Sticking her gnarled head from the cellar.

                              HENRIETTA
               Dead by dawn!  Dead by dawn!


356   WIDE SHOT - JAKE AND BOBBY JOE IN FOREGROUND          356
      RIGGING - DOLLY CART

      Ed floating, turns his head sharply to Bobby Joe.  The
      Possessed body of Ed rushes through the air towards
      her.  He opens his mouth wide open.


357   ED'S POV                                              357

      As he quickly rushes upon a screaming Bobby Joe.


358   CLOSE SHOT - ED AND BOBBY JOE                         358

      He bites into Bobby Joe's head. With a single motion
      he rips out the bulk of the hair from her head with a
      terrible RIIIIIIIIP SOUND.


358A  MEDIUM SHOT - ED DUMMY                                358A

      Stands up into frame with a clump of Bobby Joe's hair
      in his mouth and swallows it.


359   WIDE SHOT - GROUP                                     359

      Bobby Joe collapses to the ground.


360   MED. SHOT - HENRIETTA POSSESSED                       360

      As she calls from the cellar.

                              HENRIETTA
               Free me!  Unlock these chains!


361   MED. SHOT - POSSESSED ED                              361

      He turns to the trap door and moves toward it.


362   MED. SHOT - ASH AND ANNIE                             362

      Both horrified.  Ash retreats.  Annie is shocked as
      she watches Ash back into the middle bedroom and
      disappear.


363   CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE                                    363

                              ANNIE
              Where are you going?!  HELP
              US!!  You filthy COWARD!


364   ANGLE FROM TRAP DOOR - POSSESSED ED AND JAKE          364

      Possessed Ed moves toward the trap door. Jake comes up
      quickly behind Ed to grab his shoulder.


365   JAKE'S POV - DUMMY OF POSSESSED ED                    365

      As Jake's hand reaches for the shoulder of possessed Ed.
      The head of possessed Ed spins around on its neck so that
      it faces Jake.


365A  CLOSE SHOT - POSSESSED ED                             365A

                              ED
                         (In the voice of a woman)
               We see you!


366   CLOSE SHOT - JAKE                                     366

      Screaming as Ed's hand enters frame, and snags Jake's
      face. He tosses Jake upward.


367   CLOSE SHOT - ED POSSESSED                             367

      As he tosses Jake upward.


368   HIGH-WIDE SHOT - POSSESSED ED AND JAKE STUNTMAN       368
      REVERSE ACTION - UNDERCRANKED

      Jake flies upward towards the ceiling of the cabin.


369   INT. CABIN CEILING - NIGHT (CEILING SET PIECE)        369
      MED. SHOT

      A prop light bulb "Shining" in its fixture.  Jake's
      head comes flying up into frame, shattering it, and
      slamming into the wood ceiling and then falling back
      down again.


370   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          370
      MED. SHOT - POSSESSED ED AND JAKE STUNT MAN

      As Jake slams back down to the floor of the cabin.


371   MED. SHOT - ASH                                       371

      As he reappears in the doorway of the room.  Now he
      clutches an axe in his single hand.


372   MED. SHOT - POSSESSED ED                              372

      As he grabs the chains that secure the trap door ready
      to rip them loose.  He turns his head to see:


372A  OVER POSSESSED ED'S SHOULDER                          372A

      Ash approaches with the axe.


373   MED. SHOT - ASH AND ANNIE AND OFF SCREEN              373
      DUMMY OF ED

      Ash exits the frame and we are left with Annie and the
      stark shadow of possessed Ed which is cast upon the
      wall behind her.  We watch as the shadow of Ash with the
      axe, slices through the top portion of possessed Ed's
      head.  Annie screams as she is splattered with green
      bile.


373A  CLOSE SHOT - POSSESSED ED DUMMY                       373A

      Missing Ed's right hand portion of his head.
      His brain, shriveled like the inside of a pumpkin.


373B  POSSESSED ED'S POV - ASH - EYEMO CAMERA AND MOUNT     373B

      Ash stands before us, his axe dripping green bile.
      Ed's arms flail wildly on either side of the camera,
      groping at the air.  He slowly falls over and slams
      to the floor.

374   OMIT                                                  374


375   OMIT                                                  375


376   MED. SHOT - POSSESSED ED (FRAMED WITH AND W/O HEAD)   376

      Ed's body falls to the floor.  It lays quiet for a
      moment and then begins to writhe and scream in its
      demonic death throes.  Finally, he is silent.


377   MED. SHOT - ASH AND ANNIE - POSSESSED ED DUMMY        377

      Ash turns to her.

                              ASH
               Start up that saw and hand it here!
               We're gonna cut him up.

      Annie looks to the chainsaw and then to the unmoving body
      of Ed.  She is repulsed at the thought.

                              ANNIE
               No.

                              ASH
               START IT UP!

                              ANNIE
               NO!

      Possessed Ed stands up quickly into frame!  The evil
      force having re-animated his lifeless body.


377A  CLOSE SHOT ASH - OVER POSSESSED ED'S SHOULDER         377A
      FLYING PLATFORM

      As a hand grabs Ash's throat.  Possessed Ed exits
      frame, revealing it to be Ash's evil hand on his own
      throat.  It lifts him into the air.


377B  CLOSE SHOT - ASH'S FEET                               377B

      As they are lifted off the floor.


377C  CLOSE SHOT ASH                                        377C

      He pries the evil hand from his throat and falls.


377D  ASH/EVIL HAND                                         377D

      As he slams to the floor the evil hand scurries away
      in the B.G.


378   OMIT                                                  378


379   OMIT                                                  379


380   MED. SHOT - POSSESSED ED DUMMY AND ANNIE              380

      Annie is screaming in horror.  Possessed Ed backhands
      her across the face.


381   MED. SHOT - WRITING DESK                              381

      Annie slams into a desk shattering it to splinters
      of wood.  She falls to the floor.


382   MED. SHOT - ASH                                       382

      As he grabs the axe.


383   MED. SHOT - POSSESSED ED - DUMMY                      383

      As he stands sharply into frame.  His mouth
      wide open and screaming.


384   MED. SHOT - ASH AND POSSESSED ED                      384

      Terrified, as he moves toward possessed Ed with the
      axe.


385   MED. SHOT - ASH AND POSSESSED ED DUMMY                385
      RUBBER AXE

      Ash brings the axe down upon Ed's shoulder, knocking
      him to the floor.  ASH swings the axe again and again.
      Different colors of bile and blood fly up into frame as
      Ash chops.


385A  CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE                                    385A

      Screaming at the sight.


386   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      386

      His axe blade rises and falls as black demon blood
      flies up into frame.


387   CLOSE SHOT - LOW ANGLE - FLOOR LEVEL                  387
      ASH AND ED DUMMY PARTS

      Ed's missing portion of his head sits upon the floor.
      His eye in extreme C.U. in the foreground. It looks
      wildly about into the CAMERA. In the background, we
      watch Ash bring down the axe until all is silent.


388   WIDE SHOT                                             388

      Jake slowly stands into the empty frame. He is in shock
      from what he has just seen.  Annie slowly rises into
      frame - shaking her head in a silent "No." Ash slowly
      rises into frame, terrified. They are looking down at
      the out-of-frame remains of possessed Ed.


388A  OMIT                                                  388A


389   EXT. CABIN - NIGHT - MITCHELL                         389

      The moon has grown larger.  Fog billows past the cabin.


389P  EXT. NIGHT - THE FULL MOON                            389P


390   OMIT                                                  390


390A  MAIN ROOM NIGHT - ASH, JAKE, BOBBY JOE AND ANNIE      390A

      Jake sprays a can of air freshener about the room.
      He holds his nose.  Ash tosses a bloodied sheet,
      containing the remains of possessed Ed to the floor.
      It lands with a sickening thud.  Wiping his face with a
      rag, Ash moves off in disgust.  We hold on the bundled
      sheet as the trap door next to it silently opens.
      Henrietta's rotted hand emerges, unnoticed by the others
      in the room.

                              BOBBY JOE
               Jake, I can't take no more of this.

      Henrietta's rotted hand pulls the bundle of body
      parts silently down into the cellar and quietly
      closes the trap.


390B  MEDIUM SHOT JAKE AND BOBBY JOE                        390B

      Jake moves to the window and looks out.

                              JAKE
               That's funny.

                              BOBBY JOE
               What?

                              JAKE
               That trail we came in here on...
               well, it just ain't there no more.
               Like the woods jus' swallowed it.

      The room goes quiet.  The sound of the wind outside
      the cabin has died.  Jake and Bobby Joe cock their
      heads to this new silence.


391   OMIT                                                  391


392   CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE AND ASH                            392

      She looks about the room, getting scared.

                              ANNIE
               It's so quiet.

      Ash stands slowly into frame.  He knows that it can't
      be good.


393   WIDE SHOT - THE GROUP                                 393

      As they raise their heads to a distant pounding sound.
      It grows louder.

      BOOM - BOOM!

      BOOM - BOOM!

                              JAKE
               What the hell is it?

                              ASH
               Maybe something... Something trying
               to force its way into our world.

      BOOM!

      BOOM!

      BANG!

      BAM!


393A  EYEMO CAMERA/MITCHELL CAMERA - GROUP                  393A

      The cabin WALL.  Bang!


393B  THE FRONT DOOR - GROUP - EYEMO/MITCHELL               393B


393C  THE BOARDED WINDOW - GROUP - EYEMO/MITCHELL           393C

      BANG!


393D  THE CEILING BEAMS - GROUP - EYEMO/MITCHELL            393D

      BAM!


393E  A SECTION OF WALL - GROUP - EYEMO/MITCHELL            393E


393F  A SECTION OF THE TONGUE AND GROOVE FLOOR              393F
      EYEMO - MITCHELL - GROUP

      BAM!


393G  ASH - C.U.                                            393G


393H  JAKE - C.U.                                           393H


393I  ANNIE - C.U.                                          393I


393J  BOBBY JOE - C.U.                                      393J


394   MEDIUM SHOT - JAKE AND BOBBY JOE                      394

      Bobby Joe runs to Jake's arms.  He clutches her tightly.


395   MEDIUM SHOT - ANNIE AND ASH                           395

      Annie runs to Ash.  He holds her.  The pounding sounds
      halt.  Again they are left in silence.  Annie awkwardly
      disengages herself from Ash.  They hear a sound coming
      from the middle bedroom.

                              BOBBY JOE
               It's in there.


396   MEDIUM SHOT - DOOR TO MIDDLE BEDROOM                  396

      It is opened a crack.


397   MEDIUM SHOT - THE GROUP                               397

                              ASH
               We'll all go in together.

                              JAKE
               Hell no, you're the curious one.


398   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH AND ANNIE                           398

      He moves toward the door.

                              ANNIE
               I'll go with you.

      Ash nods to Annie in a show of thanks.  He grabs the
      axe, and pushes open the door to the middle bedroom.
      Annie follows with the flickering oil lantern.


399   INT. MIDDLE BEDROOM - NIGHT                           399

      The door to the main room creaks open.  Ash and Annie
      cautiously enter.  They look about the place.


400   ASH'S POV - MIDDLE BEDROOM - NIGHT                    400

      As the CAMERA PANS the shadowed corners of the room.


401   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH AND ANNIE                           401

      An eerie whistling wind is heard.  It has an other
      worldly sound, very far off.


401A  MEDIUM SHOT - DOORWAY TO MIDDLE BEDROOM               401A

      Bobby Joe and Jake enter the room, drawn by the sound.


401B  CLOSE SHOT - BOBBY JOE                                401B

      She looks about, frightened.


401C  OMIT                                                  401C


401D  MEDIUM SHOT - JAKE AND BOBBY JOE                      401D

      Jake takes Bobby Joe's hand.  Bobby Joe smiles,
      frightened.


402   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     402

      Waiting.


403   MEDIUM SHOT - PANNING THE DARK ROOM                   403

      As the eerie whistling sound grows louder.  It is
      followed by the angry sound of something moving violently
      about the room.  A shattering of glass.


404   OMIT                                                  404


405   MEDIUM SHOT - THE GROUP                               405

      WOOOOOSH!  The group is hit with a tremendous blast of
      air.  They shiver from the cold.


406   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     406

      The wind in the room suddenly stops.  He blows out his
      breath and watches it vaporize.  The screaming face of
      Raymond Knowby emerges from the wall.  A life like
      spirit made of swirling smoke and mist.

                              RAYMOND
               Annie.


406P  PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE                              406P
      BLACK STUDIO - RAYMOND


407   CLOSE SHOT - ASH AND ANNIE                            407

      They turn to the ghost in fear.


408   MEDIUM SHOT - JAKE AND BOBBY JOE                      408

      Awestruck.  Bobby Joe crosses herself.

                              JAKE
               Holy Mother O'Mercy.


409   OMIT                                                  409


410   OMIT                                                  410


411   OMIT                                                  411


412   OMIT                                                  412


413   MEDIUM SHOT - THE GHOST OF RAYMOND                    413

                              RAYMOND
               There is a dark spirit here that
               wants to destroy you.  Your
               salvation lies in the pages
               from the Book of the Dead.

      The ghost of Raymond points to Annie's glass case.
      CAMERA PANS to it.  Inside are the pages from the Book.


413P  PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE                              413P
      BLACK STUDIO - RAYMOND


414   CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE                                    414

      Listening.


415   ANGLE - THE GROUP AND THE GHOST OF RAYMOND            415

                              RAYMOND
               Recite the passages.  Dispel the evil.
               Save my soul... And your own lives.

      The ghost of Raymond screams and is gone.


415P  PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE                              415P
      BLACK STUDIO - RAYMOND


416   MEDIUM SHOT - THE GROUP                               416

      Whoosh!  Again they are hit with a blast of air.


416A  MEDIUM SHOT - JAKE AND BOBBY JOE                      416A

                              BOBBY JOE
               Jake, you squeezing my hand too tight.

                              JAKE
               I ain't got your hand, baby.

                              BOBBY JOE
               Then who...?

      Bobby Joe raises her hand into frame, to reveal Ash's
      Evil Hand clutched in hers.  Bobby Joe goes nuts,
      screaming and flailing about trying to throw the hand
      from her.  She slams into the lantern, knocking it out.
      We lose them in the darkness.

                              JAKE'S VOICE
               Somebody get the light!

      The sound of chairs being pushed over.  The sound of
      a door opening and closing.


417   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      417

      As he lights the lantern illuminating the room.
      CAMERA PANS over to reveal only Jake and Annie.


418   CLOSE SHOT - JAKE                                     418

      Looking about.

                              JAKE
               Hey.  Bobby Joe's gone!


419   OMIT                                                  419


420   OMIT                                                  420


421   EXT. CABIN - NIGHT                                    421

      Screaming, Bobby Joe makes a mad dash away from the
      cabin.  It diminishes in size behind her, she has had
      enough of it.


422   EXT. WOODS - NIGHT - DRAGWAY                          422
      MEDIUM SHOT - BOBBY JOE - TRACKING

      As she races through the woods.


423   CLOSER - JONES' CREEK                                 423

      She runs deep into the woods, still looking behind her
      as she slams into a twisted oak tree that stops her flat.

      An angry face appears on the surface of the tree.  Its
      gnarled bark folds open to reveal very human like oversized
      eyes.  A large fold in its bark opens to form a gaping
      mouth dripping tree sap saliva.

                              TREE FACE
               BAHHHH!


423A  CLOSE SHOT - TREE FACE                                423A


424   CLOSE SHOT - BOBBY JOE - (REVERSE ACTION)             424
      JONES' CREEK

      Screaming as she backs away from this living tree as
      a flurry of snake like vines pick themselves up off of
      the ground and come to life about her.


425   CLOSE SHOT - BOBBY JOE'S LEGS - (REVERSE ACTION)      425
      JONES' CREEK

      Two living vines wind their way toward her legs and
      coil around her ankles tightly.


426   CLOSE SHOT - BOBBY JOE - JONES' CREEK - 4 RIPS        426

      She lets out a short shrill scream, as her shirt
      is torn away from her.


427   MED. SHOT - (REVERSE ACTION) JONES' CREEK             427

      Living vines wind around Bobby Joe's torso and breasts
      in a furious wrapping motion.


428   CLOSE SHOT - (REVERSE ACTION) JONES' CREEK            428

      A living vine wraps around her throat.


429   CLOSE SHOT - (REVERSE ACTION) JONES' CREEK            429

      Tiny vines wrap around Bobby Joe's hand and fingers.


429A  EXT. JONES CREEK - NIGHT                              429A
      SHOTS OF VINES COMING TOWARDS CAMERA


430   MED. SHOT - RIGGING - STUNT                           430
      UNDERCRANKED - JONES' CREEK

      Bobby Joe, wrapped in vines, is reeled backwards and
      ripped through a wall of branches.


431   MED. SHOT - PANNING - RIGGING EFFECT - STUNT          431
      UNDERCRANKED - JONES' CREEK

      At a great speed, Bobby Joe is pulled away from the
      cabin and towards the forest by the vines.


432   BOBBY JOE'S POV - OVER HER LEGS - RIGGING EFFECT      432
      STUNT - UNDERCRANKED - REVERSE ACTION - DRAGWAY

      As the vines rocket her on a speeding FAST MOTION
      joyride along the forest floor.


433   CLOSE SHOT - BOBBY JOE'S FACE                         433
      RIGGING EFX - DRAGWAY

      As she drags along the forest flctor, the smaller vines
      force their way into Bobby Joe's nose and mouth and
      then under the first layer of her facial skin.


433A  TRACKING SHOT - DRAGWAY - DUMMY AND STUNT             433A

      She is pulled along the ground and down into a
      foxhole (dummy).  Camera continues tracking along
      her original trajectory until we come to the second
      foxhole where she emerges, now covered in mud, and
      screaming.


433B  ANGLE - DUMMY - JONES' CREEK                          433B

      Bobby Joe rips through spikes extending from a log
      and is dragged through two mud puddles.  The vines
      wisk her away.


434   EXT. SWAMP - NIGHT                                    434
      PANNING SHOT - RIGGING EFFECT - STUNT

      She hits a swamp with a giant splash, but even this
      does not stop her.


435   LONG SHOT - SWAMP                                     435
      ROOSTERTAIL WATER SPRAY EFX - STUNT

      She glides across the surface of the swamp with a great
      roostertail spray of water, as if she were on water skis.


436   ANGLE - RIGGING EFX - STUNT - SWAMP                   436

      She hits the other side of the swamp and is rocketed out
      of the water and across the forest floor.


437   EXT. WOODS - NIGHT - JONES' CREEK - DUMMY             437
      STATIC CAMERA - RIGGING EFFECT - STUNT - UNDERCRANKED

      Bobby Joe comes roaring towards us, screaming.  She
      rips past.


438   STATIC CAMERA - RIGGING EFFECT - STUNT                438
      UNDERCRANKED - JONES' CREEK

      From BEHIND CAMERA Bobby Joe appears and goes racing
      into the distance.


439   BOBBY JOE'S POV - OVER HER LEGS - DRAGWAY              439
      RIGGING EFFECT - UNDERCRANKED - STUNT

      Darting in and around trees, a major stump is coming
      right for her.  Bobby Joe's legs spread wide.  The
      tree stump races closer.  Bobby Joe SCREAMS . . . her
      last.


439A  TREE STUMP'S POV - BOBBY JOE APPROACHES              439A
      UNDERCRANKED


439B  BOBBY JOE'S LEGS - STUMP - DRAGWAY                    439B
      STOP MOTION - REVERSE ACTION

      Girl meets stump.


440   EXT. WOODS - NIGHT - OVERCRANKED                      440
      LOW SHOT - LOOKING UPWARD PAST THE STUMP -
      BLOOD GEYSER EFX

      We hear the RIP!  And watch as a geyser of blood floods
      up into the night sky.


441   INT. CABIN - MAIN ROOM - NIGHT - OVERCRANKED          441
      CLOSE SHOT - GLASS CASE CONTAINING PAGES FROM BOOK OF
      THE DEAD

      It falls away from the CAMERA and shatters on the table
      beneath us.


442   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH AND ANNIE                           442

      As their hands scramble at removing the pages from the
      bits of broken glass.


443   MED. SHOT - JAKE IN FG - ASH AND ANNIE IN BG          443

      Jake is looking out the boarded window of the cabin,
      searching for some sign of Bobby Joe.


444   EXT. WOODS - NIGHT                                    444
      JAKE'S POV - THE DARK WOODS - WINDOW FRAME

      All is silent as fog rushes in and around the woods.

                              JAKE
               Where the hell is she?


445   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          445
      MED. SHOT - JAKE AND ASH AND ANNIE

      Jake turns to Ash.

                              JAKE
               We gotta go out there and find
               her!

                              ASH
               If she went out in those woods,
               she's not coming back.

      Jake turns back to the window.  Ash turns to Annie.
      He glances down at the pages that Annie is looking over.


445A  ASH'S POV - CLOSE SHOT - PAGES AND ANNIE              445A

      One of the pages is a clear pictorial of Ash as the
      "Hero from the Sky."


445B  ASH AND ANNIE                                         445B

      Ash shudders.

                              ANNIE
               What is it?

                              ASH
               Felt like someone just walked over my
               grave.  It's that picture.

      Annie looks to it.


445C  CLOSE SHOT - PAGE OF THE BOOK OF THE DEAD             445C
      CONTAINING ASH'S "HERO FROM THE SKY" ILLUSTRATION.


445D  ANNIE AND ASH                                         445D

                              ANNIE
               In 1300 AD.  This was the "Hero from
               the Sky," who was prophesized to destroy
               this Evil.

                              ASH
               He didn't do a very good job.
               What about the passages?


446   CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE                                    446

      As she quickly gives the pages a cursory glance.

                              ANNIE
               Here it is.  Two passages.

      For the first time, she smiles at Ash.

                              ANNIE
               We've got it!


446A - 446H    OMIT                                  446A - 446H


447   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      447

      Finally seeing his salvation, his face shows hope.


447A  MEDIUM SHOT - ASH AND ANNIE                           447A

      Annie reads through the pages.

                              ANNIE
               Recitation of the first passage will
               make this "Dark Spirit" manifest itself
               in the flesh.

                              ASH
               Why the hell would we want to do that?

      Annie thumbs through one or two of the other pages.

                              ANNIE
               Recitation of the second passage creates
               a kind of rift in time and space, and
               the physical manifestation of this spirit
               can be forced back through this rift...
               to an earlier time and place.  At least
               that's the best translation I can ....

      CLICKITY CLICK


448   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH AND ANNIE                           448

      Annie and Ash look up to the source of the sound.


449   MEDIUM SHOT - JAKE                                    449

      He has just snapped a shell into the firing chamber of
      the shotgun.  He points it at Ash and Annie.

                              JAKE
               I'm runnin' the show now.


450   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH AND ANNIE                           450

      Standing together, confused.


450A  CLOSE SHOT - JAKE                                     450A

                              JAKE
               We're goin' outside into those woods
               to look for Bobby Joe, an' once we
               find her, we're gettin' the hell
               outta here.

                              ASH
               If you want to look for her,
               go ahead.

                              JAKE
               You two comin' with me.  I ain't goin'
               out there alone.

                              ASH
               NO, YOU IDIOT.  You'll kill us all.
               She's dead by now.  With these pages
               we can...

      Jake grabs the pages from Annie's hand.

                              JAKE
               Those pages don't mean shit.

      Jake kicks the pages down into the cellar.  Ash and
      Annie look on in horror.

                              JAKE
               'Sides.  Now you ain't got no, choice.

      Jake pushes at Ash with the barrel of the shotgun.

                              JAKE
               Now move!

      Ash hesitates.

                              JAKE
               Move you son of a bitch!


451   EXT. WOODS/CABIN - NIGHT                              451

      Ash, Annie and Jake exit the cabin.


452   EXT. FRONT PORCH OF CABIN - NIGHT                     452
      TRACKING BACKWARD

      Ash, Annie and Jake walk towards the woods.  In the
      FG is Ash.  He looks off past the CAMERA in fear.


453   ASH'S POV - WOODS - NIGHT ROD PUPPETS - STUDIO        453

      As he approaches a line of trees whose branches bend
      and sway with a threatening motion.


453A  EXT. CABIN - NIGHT - TRACKING BACKWARD                453A
      ASH, JAKE, AND ANNIE

                              ASH
               No trail.  Which way do you
               intend to go?


453B  CLOSE SHOT - JAKE                                     453B

      Looking confused and frightened.  He calls out
      desperately.

                              JAKE
               Bobby Joe!


453C  EXT. WOODS NIGHT - POV EVIL FORCE                     453C

      As it glides through the woods.  We hear a muted
      shout from Jake.

                              JAKE (O.S.)
               Bobby Joe, where are you girl?

      And the POV of the force suddenly swings about to
      reveal Jake, Ash, and Annie not to far away.


453D  EXT. CABIN - NIGHT - TRACKING SHOT - ASH              453D

      As he moves deeper into the woods.


453E  EXT. CABIN - NIGHT - TRACKING SHOT - ANNIE            453E

      As she searches the woods with her eyes in fear.


453F  EXT. CABIN - NIGHT - TRACKING SHOT - JAKE             453F

      As scared as the rest of them, but driven to find
      Bobby Joe.


453G  POV EVIL FORCE - EXT. CABIN - NIGHT                   453G

      As it approaches the group.


453H  EXT. CABIN - NIGHT - FOAM SHOTGUN STOCK               453H
      JAKE, ASH, AND ANNIE

                              JAKE
               Bobby Joe!  Bobby Joe!

      Ash approaches Jake.

                              ASH
               You'll get us all killed.

                              JAKE
               Shaddup!

      Jake slams Ash across the face with the stock of
      the shotgun.  Ash plummets to the ground.  Annie
      screams!  She goes after Jake.  Jake slugs her and
      she falls to the ground.


453I  EXT. CABIN - NIGHT - JAKE, ASH, AND ANNIE             453I
      POV - EVIL FORCE

      It draws closer.


453J  EXT. CABIN - NIGHT - JAKE - CLOSE SHOT                453J

      Raging to the night!

                              JAKE
               Bobby Joe!


453K  EXT. CABIN - NIGHT                                    453K

      POV of Evil Force racing up to the group.


453L  EXT. CABIN - NIGHT - CLOSE SHOT - JAKE                453L

      Jake halts his screaming.  He listens in the silence
      as possessed Ash juts up into the frame!  His eyes
      are bone white, his flesh, the pale color of the dead.
      His lips, black.  He bellows to the night!


454 - 473  OMIT                                        454-473


474   EXT. CABIN - NIGHT                                    474
      CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE

      She screams and stumbles backwards, towards the cabin.


475   EXT. CABIN - NIGHT - CRANE                            475
      MEDIUM SHOT - POSSESSED ASH - JAKE DUMMY - FLYING RIG

      Possessed Ash lifts Jake up above his head and throws
      him into a large tree.  It explodes in a blast of
      sawdust as the dummy slams into it.


476   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          476
      MEDIUM SHOT

      Annie dashes inside and turns to look out the open
      doorway.


477   EXT. CABIN - ANNIE'S POV - THRU THE OPEN DOORWAY      477

      All is quiet outside, no sign of Possessed Ash or
      Jake, and then Possessed Ash is there, emerging from
      the darkness suddenly.  He raises his finger and
      points to Annie.  He speaks in the low garbled voice
      of a demon:

                              POSSESSED ASH
               JOIN US!


478   INT. CABIN - MED. SHOT - ANNIE                        478

      She rushes to the door, hoping to get there before
      Possessed Ash.


479   MED. SHOT - ANNIE AND POSSESSED ASH                   479

      She slams the front door shut just in time.


480   MED. SHOT - ANNIE - WRITING DESK                      480

      She picks up the Kandarian Dagger.  CREAK - SNAP!
      A sound coming from somewhere in the rear of the
      cabin.  She turns toward the door to the hallway.


481 - 486      OMIT                                   481 - 486


487   ANNIE'S POV - THE DOOR TO THE HALLWAY                 487

      It is closed.


488   OMIT                                                  488


489   MED. SHOT - ANNIE                                     489

      She moves to investigate the sound.  As she approaches
      the rear door to the hall and slowly opens it.


489A  ANNIE'S POV                                           489A

      As the door to the hallway is pulled open, revealing
      ... only the empty hallway.


489B  INT. CABIN HALLWAY - NIGHT                            489B
      ANNIE

      She breathes a sigh of relief.


490   ANNIE'S POV                                           490

      As she moves down the hall.  It is dark.  Curtains
      flutter on the boarded windows.


491   CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE                                    491

      As she moves towards the rear of the cabin.


491A  INT. HALLWAY/EXT. CABIN - LOCATION - ANNIE'S POV      491A
      THE WINDOW AND WOODS BEYOND

      We approach the window and look out into the night.
      Fog billows through the trees, and in the distance
      the monster that is Ash emerges.  He heads toward the
      cabin and disappears in a bank of fog.


491B  INT. HALLWAY (STUDIO)                                 491B

      Annie is frightened.  She spins her head to a sound.


492   ANNIE'S POV - THE REAR DOOR OF THE CABIN              492

      Creak!  The doorknob is turning.  Something is trying
      to get in.


493   ANNIE - MED. SHOT                                     493

      She forces her back to the wall.  She tenses with the
      dagger, ready to slay whatever should enter.


494   CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE                                    494

      She waits.


495   CLOSE SHOT - THE KANDARIAN DAGGER                     495

      Gripped tightly in Annie's sweating hands.


496   CLOSE SHOT - DOORKNOB                                 496

      Rattling violently now. And suddenly it opens.


497   CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE'S HANDS                            497

      As they swing the dagger.


498   CLOSE SHOT                                            498

      As the dagger imbeds in the intruder's chest.  CAMERA
      PANS UP quickly to reveal a gasping Jake.


499   MEDIUM SHOT - JAKE AND ANNIE                          499

      Jake falls to the ground, half in and out of the doorway.
      He is still alive.


500   CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE                                    500

      As she backs away in horror, clutching at her head.

                              ANNIE
               No!

      She backs to a partially boarded window.


501   MEDIUM SHOT - ANNIE                                   501

      Possessed Ash juts up into frame in the window behind
      her.  Annie screams and runs toward the open back door.
      Possessed Ash spots the open door through the window
      and begins to move around the side of the house.


502   MED. SHOT - ANNIE                                     502

      As she goes to slam the door.


503   MED. SHOT - JAKE                                      503

      As he lies moaning in the doorway, the door slams upon
      him.


504   MED. SHOT - ANNIE                                     504

      As she reaches down and pulls Jake's body out of the
      way.


505   EXT. CABIN/REAR - NIGHT                               505
      POSSESSED ASH

      As he moves around the side of the cabin, tearing apart
      a trellis that stands in his path, and three hanging
      flowerpots as he approaches the open door.


506   INT. CABIN BACK HALLWAY - NIGHT                       506
      MED. SHOT - ANNIE

      Again she tries to slam the door.


507   MED. SHOT - JAKE'S DUMMY ANKLE                        507

      Which lies in the door's path, preventing it from closing.


508   EXT. CABIN/REAR - NIGHT                               508
      OVER POSSESSED ASH'S SHOULDER

      As he approaches the back door. He grabs the screen door
      and tears it loose with a single motion.


509   INT. CABIN REAR HALLWAY - NIGHT                       509
      ANNIE

      As she pulls Jake's ankle from the door and slams it.
      All is again silent.


509A  INT. CABIN - REAR HALLWAY - NIGHT - ANNIE AND JAKE    509A

      Annie kneels down next to a moaning Jake, driving
      the dagger in a little deeper by accident.  He cries
      out in pain.

                              JAKE
               Get the axe.  Kill it.  Kill it.

      Jake moans and dies.


509B  CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE                                    509B

      As she turns her head to the sound of breaking glass.


509C  TRACKING SHOT - ANNIE - REAR HALLWAY - NIGHT          509C

      As she cautiously approaches the main room.


509D  ANNIE'S POV - REAR HALLWAY/MAIN ROOM - NIGHT          509D

      As she moves towards the main room.


509E  MAIN ROOM - NIGHT - ANNIE                             509E

      Annie enters the room.  She shudders from the
      cold.  CAMERA PANS with her glance to broken glass
      upon the floor, and over to reveal the bashed out
      window and the curtains fluttering in the wind.


509F  MEDIUM SHOT - ANNIE                                   509F

      Petrified.  Looking about.  Knowing that the
      monster Ash may be lurking close.


509G  WIDE SHOT - ANNIE                                     509G

      As she moves about the main room, picking up the axe.
      With her back toward us she doesn't notice Ash's hand
      appear suddenly in the foreground atop the writing desk.
      She turns suddenly towards camera.


509H  OVER ANNIE'S SHOULDER                                 509H

      Ash's evil hand sits upon the table.  It scampers off.
      Annie turns and comes face to face with Possessed Ash!
      He bellows at her and grabs her as she shrieks bloody
      murder!


510   OMIT                                                  510


511   OMIT                                                  511


512   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          512
      WIDE SHOT - POSSESSED ASH AND ANNIE - DUMMY

      He picks her up and swings her across the room, into
      the wall.  She slumps to the floor unconscious.


513   MED. SHOT - POSSESSED ASH                             513

      As he lumbers toward her.


514   ASH'S POV - STAR FILTER - MIRROR NECKLACE             514

      As he moves closer to her unmoving body.  A glitter of
      light on the floor, next to her, catches his eye.


515   CLOSE SHOT - POSSESSED ASH                            515

      For the first time, calm, as he looks intently down at
      the floor.  He kneels closer.


516   ASH'S POV - (STAR FILTER)                             516

      The NECKLACE of Linda.


517   CLOSE SHOT - POSSESSED ASH                            517

      The sight of the necklace strikes the human cord
      within him.  He is confused, his evil self, battling
      for control of his spirit and body.  He reaches to
      pick it up.


518   CLOSE SHOT - ASH'S HAND                               518

      As he slowly picks up the delicate silver necklace.
      He raises it to his face;

                              LINDA (V.O.)
               I'll never take it off.

      And then it hits him.  The emotion of love lost. It
      floods the monster that is ASH.  He clutches the
      necklace tightly to his bestial chest.  And as the
      Love/waltz theme sweeps up in volume on the sound
      track, the monster begins to cry.


519   WIDE SHOT - POSSESSED ASH AND ANNIE - TULIP CRANE     519

      Ash raises his head and lets out a low, lamenting, and
      pitiful wail.  A man trapped in the shell of a beast,
      crying for the one he has lost.


520   MEDIUM CLOSE SHOT - POSSESSED ASH - 50% POSSESSED     520

      As he raises his head.  Tears stream down from his eyes,
      washing away the caked on blood.


521   CLOSE SHOT - POSSESSED ASH (REVERSE ACTION)           521
      BLADDER EFX - 50 - 20% POSSESSED

      His face begins to change.  His skin loses its white
      pallor.  His blackened, infected cuts disappear.  The
      swollen and cracked surface of his face begins to heal.


522   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT (STUDIO) - MINIATURE     522
      EXTREME CLOSE SHOT - POSSESSED ASH - DUMMY HEAD
      W/FLUID EYE CHAMBER

      Ash's eyes change from white to brown.


523   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          523

      As the last tears roll down Ash's face, he is once
      again human.  Ash looks up suddenly with a start.


524   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH - WOODEN AXE HEAD                   524
      EXPLODING FLOOR

      As he rolls out of the way a moment before the head of
      the axe buries itself in the wooden floor.  Splinters
      fly.


525   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH - WOODEN AXE HEAD                   525
      EXPLODING WALL EFX

      Rolls to his feet and stands.  He ducks as Annie
      enters frame, charging him with axe, screaming.

                              ASH
               No.  WAIT!

      Annie swings the axe and again Ash ducks.  The head of
      the axe slams into the plastered wall smashing right
      through.


526   CLOSER - ASH AND ANNIE                                526

      Ash grabs her tightly with his remaining hand.

                              ASH
               Listen to me!  I'm all right
               now.  That thing is gone.

      Ash pushes her away.  Annie falls to the floor.  She
      stands.


527   CLOSE SHOT - ASH - WOODEN AXE HEAD                    527
      EXPLODING WALL EFX

      Catching his wind for a moment.  Then rolls to the
      side as the axe again comes at him!  SLAM!  The head
      of the axe slices into the wall only a few inches from
      his head.


528   MED. SHOT - ASH AND ANNIE                             528

      As he grabs Annie by the face and forces her
      backwards.

                              ASH
               GOD DAMN IT!  I said I was all
               right!!

      Annie is nearly choking.

                              ANNIE
               Okay.

      Ash releases her gently.  She again looks to Ash,
      cautiously.

                              ANNIE
               Are you sure?

                              ASH
               You'll be the first to know.
               I'm fine.


529   CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE AND ASH                            529

                              ANNIE
               Yeah, but for how long?
               If we're going to beat this thing,
               we need those pages.


529A  CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      529A

      As he turns to the trap door.

                              ASH
               Then let's head down into that cellar...


529B  CLOSE SHOT - TRAP DOOR                                529B

      It lies silently against the floor.  A rasping
      breath can be heard from below.


529C  CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      529C

      He turns from the trap door to Annie.

                         ASH
               ...And carve ourselves a witch.


530   EXT. WORKSHED - NIGHT                                 530

      Ash's hand flips open the latch on the shed door.


531   INT. WORKSHED - NIGHT                                 531

      The door is kicked open, revealing the silhouette of
      Ash and Annie as they stand in the doorway.


532   WORKSHED SHELF                                        532

      Rats scurry for safety as the shaft of light from the
      door hits them.


533   HANGING BULB                                          533

      ASH'S hand pulls on the cord, turning on the light.


534   WORKSHED TABLE                                        534

      Ash's arm sweeping the chains and pieces of wood onto
      the floor.


535   OMIT                                                  535


536   OMIT                                                  536


537   OMIT                                                  537


538   THE HOSE CLAMP                                        538

      Is tossed down upon the workshed table.


539   A SECOND HOSECLAMP                                    539

      Is tossed down next to the first.


540   ANNIE'S HANDS                                         540

      Hold down a clamp as ASH'S hand, creates screw sized
      holes in it with a battery powered drill.


541   ANNIE'S HANDS                                         541

      Attach the hoseclamps to a piece of red steel.


542   ANNIE'S HANDS                                         542

      Attach the red piece of steel to ASH'S stump, via
      the clamps.


543   ANNIE'S HANDS                                         543

      Attach a "V" type hook Around Ash's neck, just above
      his bicep.


544   ASH'S HAND                                            544

      Slams down the chainsaw upon the table.  It is missing
      its side panel.  ASH'S arm enters frame and we see that
      it is this missing side panel that has been clamped to
      his stump.


545   CLOSER SHOT                                           545

      The panel slides into the side of the chainsaw with a
      sharp "CLICK".


546   ASH                                                   546

      As he bends the chainsaw to his chest.


547   CLOSE SHOT                                            547

      The "T" shaped end of the starter cord falls neatly
      into the "V" shaped hook that is strapped around Ash's
      neck.


548   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      548

      He looks up to Annie, the moment of truth.


549   CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE                                    549

      Hair tousled over her sweating face, returns his
      glance, expectant.


550   WIDE SHOT                                             550

      Ash extends his chainsaw arm, pulling on the starter
      cord.  The CHAINSAW ROARS to life.  With his free arm
      Ash raises the shotgun.  He lowers the blade of the
      chainsaw down upon the barrel.  Sparks fly as the saw
      cuts through it.  The long barrel falls to the floor.
      Ash is left with a sawed off shotgun in one hand and a
      chainsaw strapped to his other arm.

      With a fancy style western flip to the gun Ash saddles
      the shotgun in a makeshift holster, strapped
      to his back.

      The CAMERA SLOWLY TRACKS into Ash's face.

                              ASH
               Groovy.


551 - OMIT                                                  551


551A  EXT. CABIN/WORKSHED - NIGHT - INKY PUPPET             551A

      In the distance, the tiny figures of Ash and Annie
      as they move from the workshed to the cabin.  In
      the foreground is a large oak tree.  A gnarled human-
      like face can be made out on the surface of the tree.
      It is lit from beneath and slolwly brought up on a
      dimmer.  A horrible twisted tree face.  It suddenly
      opens its mouth and breathes in a gust of air with
      a terrible wheezing sound, as though in great pain
      at being brought to life.  It turns sharply towards
      the cabin.


552   CLOSE SHOT - DINKY PUPPET                             552

      Second tree face, brought up on a dimmer, opens its
      mouth and loudly draws in air, also in agony.


553   CLOSE SHOT - MOE PUPPET                               553

      A third tree's twisted face, two human eyes opened wide
      on its surface.  It breathes, then barks a guttural sound.


554   MED. SHOT - (STUDIO MINIATURE)                        554

      In the foreground is the base of a large oak tree.  The
      cabin in the distance.  A rumbling is heard.  Then
      suddenly the tree pulls one of its massive roots from
      the earth.  The tree sets its root down a few feet closer
      to the cabin.


555   EXT. WOODS - NIGHT (STUDIO MINIATURE)                 555
      WIDE SHOT - TREE PUPPETS

      An entire line of trees.  All pull their roots free
      from the soil and take an awkward and lumbering step
      towards the cabin.


556-564   OMIT                                      556-564


565   INT. MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                                565
      CLOSE SHOT - THE BLADE OF THE CHAINSAW

      Begins cutting through the wood of the trap door.


566   MED. SHOT - ANNIE                                     566

      Tensing with her axe, ready for the beast to spring.


567   CLOSE SHOT - CHAINSAW BLADE                           567

      As it completes the second cut in the wood of
      the trap door.


568   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     568

      As he finishes the slicing job and kicks open the trap
      door.


569   LOW ANGLE - ANNIE AND ASH - FROM CELLAR LOOKING UP    569

      The broken bits of the trap door fall past the camera,
      as they cautiously peer down into the cellar.


570   INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT (STUDIO)                    570
      ANNIE'S POV

      Looking down into the cellar.  No sign of Henrietta.
      The bottom of the steps disappear into blackness.

                              ASH
               Those pages are down there
               somewhere.


571   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          571
      MED. SHOT - ASH

      He kicks aside the broken trapdoor and slowly descends
      into the darkness.


572   INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT                             572
      MED. SHOT

      Ash arrives at the bottom of the steps.
      He looks about the dark corners of the cellar trying
      to find some sign of Henrietta or the pages.


573   OMIT                                                  573


574   OMIT                                                  574


575   ASH'S POV                                             575

      Panning the cobwebs and dark stone walls of the cellar.
      Half hidden in the shadows we see two of the missing
      pages.


575A  CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      575A

      As he moves through the cellar and grabs the pages.  He
      spots another page somewhat deeper into the cellar.


575B  ASH'S POV                                             575B

      A fourth and fifth page lay upon the earthen floor, at
      the base of the cellar's rear door.


575C  ASH - CLOSE SHOT                                      575C

      Ash moves to pages and gathers them.

      Annie's voice calls down.

                              ANNIE (O.S.)
               Did you find her?


576   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      576

                              ASH
               She's playing hard to get...

      He pumps the throttle on the buzzing saw.

                              ASH
               ... rid of.

      Behind Ash, unseen by him, a shadow darts by.


577   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      577

      He hears a sound.


577A  ASH'S POV -                                           577A

      It is coming from the door to the cellar's rear room.


577B  ANGLE - ASH                                           577B

      He reaches for the door and opens it.  Revealing
      darkness beyond.  Ash enters.  Again he hears the slight
      sound, a gentle ticking.


578   INT. CELLAR - REAR ROOM - NIGHT - ASH'S POV           578

      The ticking sound is coming from behind a hanging drape.


579   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     579

      He approaches the drape, reaches out his hand and pulls
      it back sharply.  Revealing an old water heater, ticking
      and steaming.


579A  MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     579A

      He breathes a sigh of relief as the half eaten skeleton
      torso of Ed falls atop him!  Ash screams and steps suddenly
      away.


579B  ASH'S POV                                             579B

      Ed's skeletal carcass falls to the earthen floor still
      wrapped in the bloody sheet.


579C  CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      579C

      Looking on in horror.

                              ASH
                         (In a whisper)
               She got hungry.

      Ash turns from the skeleton and quickly gathers up the
      remaining pages from the Book of the Dead.  Getting
      scared now, he backs into the cellar's front room.


579D  INT. CELLAR - NIGHT - CLOSE SHOT - ASH                579D

      As he moves towards the steps.  He tosses up the
      bundle of pages.


579E  MEDIUM SHOT - ANNIE                                   579E

      Peering down into the cellar, she grabs the pages.


579F  MEDIUM SHOT - ANNIE - MAIN ROOM                       579F

      She rushes over to the writing desk and begins
      translating.


580   INT. CELLAR - CLOSE SHOT - ASH                        580

      Getting scared now, decides to exit the cellar.  He
      climbs the steps.


581   CLOSE SHOT - ASH'S FEET                               581

      As they climb. From behind the wooden steps, the
      horrible head of Henrietta appears.  Her two rotting hands
      grab at Ash's ankles.


582   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      582

      He looks down with a scream.


583   CLOSE SHOT - HENRIETTA/ASH'S DUMMY FEET               583

                              HENRIETTA
               Come to me.  Come to sweet
               Henrietta!

      Her face pulls back behind the cellar steps.  Her
      hands pull ASH's feet in after her.


584   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH - CAMERA RIG                        584

      As Ash falls, he slams his jaw down upon the bottom
      step.


585   CLOSE SHOT - CHAINSAW ARM                             585

      As the spinning blade jams into the step, stalling
      the engine.


586   LONG SHOT - ASH DUMMY - AND HENRIETTA'S HANDS         586
      (UNDERCRANKED)

      In an instant, his entire body is pulled beneath the
      steps.


587   INT. CABIN - MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                        587
      MEDIUM SHOT - ANNIE

      As she sits at the writing desk, reciting the first
      of the passages.

                              ANNIE
               Nos-feratos-allo-memnon-kanda!

      She puts aside the pages and glances up suddenly at
      the faint sounds of the struggle from the cellar.


588   INT. CABIN CELLAR - NIGHT                             588
      LONG SHOT - ASH - CELLAR STEPS (UNDERCRANKED)

      Ash's badly mauled body rips through the staircase
      with a great force.


589   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     589

      As he slams into the earth floor of the cellar.  He
      moans, and looks towards the steps.


590   ASH'S POV - THE WOODEN STAIRCASE (REVERSE ACTION)     590

      As a cackling Henrietta appears where the bottom section
      of staircase used to stand.


591   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          591
      MED. SHOT - ANNIE

      As she races from the writing desk to look down into
      the cellar.


592   OVER ANNIE'S SHOULDER - UNDERCRANKED                  592

      As she kneels down at the trapdoor, about to call down
      to Ash when the witchlike figure of Henrietta floats
      quickly up into the main room from the cellar.  A
      flurry of moths about her.

                              HENRIETTA
               Free!  Free at last!


593   WIDE SHOT - ANNIE                                     593

      As Annie attempts to move from the trap door.  Henrietta
      is clutching at Annie's hair and laughing with a demonic
      malice, as she spins about the room in mid air.


594   CLOSE SHOT - TRAP DOOR - ANNIE'S FEET                 594

      Ash's bloodied arm slings itself over the edge of the
      trapdoor.  He pulls himself up into the main room.


595   MED. SHOT - OVER ASH'S SHOULDER -                     595
      HENRIETTA AND ANNIE

      Henrietta turns sharply to Ash with a growl.


596   MED. SHOT - ASH                                       596

      He stands and jerks out his chainsaw arm sharply.  The
      cord is pulled and the engine roars to life!


597   MED. SHOT - HENRIETTA                                 597

      As she leaps through the air toward Ash.


598   HENRIETTA'S POV - RACING AT HIM - MEDIUM SHOT - ASH   598

      Ash swings his buzzing chainsaw.


599   CLOSE SHOT - HENRIETTA'S GNARLED HAND                 599

      As it grabs the body of the chainsaw, halting it in
      mid swing.


600   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH AND HENRIETTA                       600

      As she keeps the buzzing chainsaw at bay with one hand,
      while her other grabs at Ash's throat, strangling him.


600A  CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      600A

      As he is slammed through the window.


600B  ASH AND HENRIETTA                                     600B

      Ash kicks her in the stomach.  Henrietta is furious.


600C  CLOSE SHOT - POSSESSED HENRIETTA - MITCHELL CAMERA    600C
      STOP MOTION ANIMATION/REAR SCREEN

      She grits her teeth, concentrates, and her neck
      begins to grow.  She begins to change to Pee Wee Head.


600CP PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - MITCHELL CAMERA            600CP
      INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT

      CAMERA PANS UP on "B" wall.


601   MEDIUM SHOT - HENRIETTA - MITCHELL CAMERA             601
      STOP MOTION ANIMATION/REAR SCREEN

      As the pee wee Head transformation continues, Henrietta's
      neck grows, like a jack in the box.  It extends
      a solid five feet upward, so that her head is now
      looking down upon Ash baring its teeth.


601P  PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - ASH - MITCHELL CAMERA      601P
      INT. CABIN - MAIN ROOM - NIGHT


602   CLOSE SHOT - ASH - TULIP CRANE                        602
      CAMERA CRANING UP ON HIM

      Ash gapes in fear at this monstrosity that looms
      above him.


603A  INT. CABIN - MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                        603A
      POSSESSED HENRIETTA PUPPET - MEDIUM SHOT

      Her neck undulating like a snake, she bites and
      snaps.

                              HENRIETTA
               I'll swallow your soul, swallow
               your soul!


603B  ASH - CLOSE SHOT                                      603B

      He reacts.


603C  WORKING DUMMY HENRIETTA HEAD ON "FLYING HEAD RIG"     603C
      AND ASH

      Henrietta swoops at Ash as he keeps her at bay with the
      buzzing chainsaw.


603   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT - (STUDIO)               603
      STOP MOTION - REAR SCREEN - LOOKING UPWARD AT HENRIETTA'S
      HEAD

      She opens her mouth impossibly wide, exposing those
      nasty rows of jagged shark like teeth.  She dive bombs
      him.


603P  INT. CABIN - MAIN ROOM - NIGHT - BART-O-FLEX          603P

      Plate for previous scene.


604   MEDIUM SHOT - HENRIETTA'S HEAD AND ASH                604

      As her head springs down into frame and halts suddenly
      inches from his face.  In the silence we hear the reason:

      Annie's voice singing the same melody that her mother
      had sung to her earlier from the cellar.  For a moment
      Henrietta's face loses its evil malice.  She is confused
      at this sound.

      Henrietta halts.  She spins her head toward Annie.


605   CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE                                    605

      As she finishes the melancholy song.


606   MEDIUM SHOT - HENRIETTA                               606
      MAGIC BLADE AND GUIDE TRACK RIG

      Still confused, suddenly she shrieks and the chainsaw
      comes buzzing through her from behind.  The spinning
      blade juts out from Henrietta's midsection.


607   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH AND HENRIETTA                       607
      BODY PARTS ON WIRES

      Body parts (2 arms) fly past the camera on wire.
      Ash slices and dices.  Henrietta screeches like a wild
      banshee.


608   CLOSE SHOT - HENRIETTA'S HEAD AND ANNIE IN B.G.       608

      As Pee Wee Head spins toward Ash, furious.

                              HENRIETTA
               Swallow your soul!


609   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     609

      Swings his chainsaw arm in a sharp arc.


609A  ANGLE - HENRIETTA                                     609A

      Henrietta's head is sliced from her neck with a
      chainsaw.  Steam pours from her neck.


610   CLOSE SHOT - HENRIETTA'S HEAD - OVERCRANKED           610

      As it flies up into frame, sliced from its neck.


610A  ASH                                                   610A

      As he completes the arc of the chainsaw.


611   CLOSE SHOT - DUMMY HENRIETTA PEE WEE HEAD             611
      W/ SMALL SECTION OF NECK

      As it hits the floor.


612   MEDIUM SHOT - HENRIETTA'S BODY                        612

      It's neck spouts steam, wagging about like a snake.
      Behind her Annie watches as the body topples to
      the floor.


613   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      613

      He looks down.


614   CLOSE SHOT - HENRIETTA'S HEAD SCREAMING AT HIM:       614

                              HENRIETTA'S HEAD
               Swallow your soul!  Swallow your soul!

      Ash's foot steps down upon her head, pinning
      it to the floor.  Her neck still writhing.


615   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      615

      He unsaddles his sawed off shotgun from the holster on
      his back.  He points the barrel at her head point blank.

                              ASH
               Swallow this.

      He pulls the trigger.  BLAM!  Flame barks from the gun.


616   3 CAMERAS - CLOSE SHOT HENRIETTA AND GUN BARREL       616
      (OVERCRANKED) GELATIN HEAD - SQUIB

      Her head explodes into a million pieces.


617   MEDIUM SHOT - ANNIE AND ASH                           617

      Annie is crying.  Ash holsters the gun.

                              ASH
               May she rest in pieces.


618   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH AND ANNIE                           618

      As they look at each other for a quiet moment of
      relief.  Ash shuts off the chainsaw.  Annie moves
      slowly to Ash's arms.  He holds her.


619   CLOSER - ASH AND ANNIE - MAIN ROOM - KITCHEN IN B.G.  619

      They pull apart and look into each others eyes.  Annie
      holds the pages.  Maybe they can get away after all.  A
      LOUD BOOMING echoes throughout the cabin!  As though the
      outside walls of the place were being bombarded by cannon
      balls.  The kitchen wall behind them buckles.


620   3 CAMERAS - MEDIUM SHOT - ASH AND "D WALL"            620
      SQUIB ON MIRROR

      As the B - board of the wall behind Ash falls away
      revealing battered logs.  The mirror shatters.


621   3 CAMERAS - MEDIUM SHOT - ANNIE AND "A" WALL

      The wall cracks beneath the terrific force of whatever
      is outside hammering upon it.

	BOOM!
	BOOM!
	BOOM!


622   3 CAMERAS - MEDIUM SHOT - ASH AND ANNIE - THE SOFA    622
      "B" WALL

      CAMERA TRACKS in on them as they look about in fear.
      Dust is falling about them.  The cabin walls are
      starting to break apart.  There is a tremendous "Voyage
      to the Bottom of the Sea" type jolt to the cabin.  Ash
      and Annie stagger for footing.


623   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH - BOARDED WINDOW                    623

      Ash grabs ahold of the window frame to brace himself.


623A  CLOSE SHOT - VINES - INT. MAIN ROOM - NIGHT           623A
      REVERSE ACTION - VINES

      Vines wrap about the planks which cover the window.


623B  MEDIUM SHOT - ASH - BOARDED WINDOW                    623B

      Behind him, the planks in the window are ripped
      away by finger-like vines.  A terrifying tree face
      on the surface of a giant oak is revealed, as it peeks
      in through the window at them.


624   CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE                                    624

      She screams.

      She turns toward "D Wall" at a loud wrenching sound.


625   MEDIUM SHOT - "D" WALL WINDOW                         625

      As vines reach in the cabin, tearing away the planks
      revealing an even more horrible tree face.


626   EXT. CABIN - NIGHT (STUDIO MINIATURE)                 626
      TREE PUPPET

      A tree beats its branches furiously upon the EXT. wall
      of the cabin.  It rips apart the cabin's stone chimney.


627   ANGLE - (STUDIO MINIATURE)                            627
      TREE PUPPET

      A second gnarled tree slams its trunk against the rear
      door of the cabin.


628   LONG SHOT - (STUDIO MINIATURE)                        628
      TREE PUPPET

      The entire cabin is surrounded by a group of lumbering
      oaks.  All working to get in at Ash and Annie.


629   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          629
      CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE

      Annie runs to the writing desk.  She flips through the
      missing pages from the Book of the Dead.  Dust from the
      ceiling drifts down.

                              ANNIE
                         (shouting above
                          the noise)
               No!  I only completed the first of the
               passages.  And that was to make
               the evil a thing of the flesh!


630   EXT. WOODS/CABIN - NIGHT (STUDIO MINIATURE)           630
      POV EVIL FORCE

      As it roars out of the woods, and towards the distant
      cabin faster than we've ever seen it.


631   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          631
      MEDIUM SHOT - ASH

      As he runs over to Annie.

                              ASH
               You didn't finish it?!

                              ANNIE
               There's still the second passage.
               The one to open the rift and
               send the evil back.

                              ASH
               Start reciting it.  Now!


632   EXT. CABIN - NIGHT - (STUDIO MINIATURE)               632
      POV EVIL FORCE

      As it rockets towards the cabin doing 80 mph.


633   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          633
      CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE

      Shouting to be heard as she continues reading from the
      passage:

                              ANNIE
               Tar-tra Kanda-Estra!  Hudsucker Proxy
               -- Kanda!


634   OMIT                                                  634


634A  EXT. CABIN - WOODS - NIGHT                            634A

      The forest at night.  Bubbling smoke appears, then
      flame.  Through the smoke, the beginnings of a winding
      spiral of a cloudlike material.


634AP1 PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE                            634AP1
       SMOKE AND FLAME - MINIATURE (STUDIO)


634AP2 PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE                            634AP2

      The rift.


635   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          635
      MEDIUM SHOT - ANNIE

                              ANNIE
               Aton-Neran-Ofas!


636   EXT. WOODS - NIGHT (STUDIO MINIATURE)                 636
      POV EVIL FORCE

      As it races right up to the front door of the cabin.


637   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          637
      MED. SHOT - ANNIE - WIND FAN

      Reading from the passage.  Behind her, the front door
      rips open and in comes a giant rotten apple head of the
      evil entity made flesh.  A SHRIEKING, BULBOUS BEHEMOTH!


638   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT - (STUDIO)               638
      STOP MOTION ANIMATION
      CLOSE SHOT - ASH - WIND FAN

      Ash as he witnesses the most horrible sights a man can
      behold.  Ash's black hair streaks white before our
      eyes.  Behind him, two flowers in their pots wither
      and die in seconds.

                              ASH
               Finish it!


638P  INT. CABIN - MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                        638P

      Plate for previous scene, with dying flowers.


639   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          639
      CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE - WIND FAN

                              ANNIE
               Kanda!  Samonda Roba Areda
               Gyes Indy En-zeen, Nos-Feratos -


639A  CLOSE SHOT                                            639A

      Annie as she gasps.


639B  MED. SHOT - ANIMATED HAND - (3 SEC.)                  639B

      Annie as she falls to the floor, dead.
      Jutting from her back is the Kandarian dagger and
      hanging onto the end of the dagger is Ash's demon
      hand.


639 C,D,E, OMIT                                        639 C,D,E


640   MEDIUM SHOT - ASH AND WINDOW ON "B" WALL              640

                              ASH
               No!

      CRASH!

      Behind Ash a living tree branch rips through the cabin
      window!


641   MED. SHOT - ASH - WIND FAN - WRAPPING EFX BRANCH      641

      Ash turns suddenly to get away.  Too late.  The living
      branch wraps about ASH'S waist and lifts him,
      screaming, OUT OF FRAME.


642   MED. SHOT - ASH IN GRIP OF TREE BRANCH - WIND FAN     642

      Ash is being lifted toward the gaping mouth of rotten
      apple head.  Ash is frantically jerking out his arm in
      an attempt to start the chainsaw strapped to his wrist.
      PUTT, PUTT, PUTT.

      It won't start.  As the face of rotten apple head
      looms close, it opens its terrible mouth, ready to
      consume him.


643   CLOSE SHOT - ASH IN GRIP OF GIANT TREE BRANCH         643

      From inside the creature's mouth looking out.  Ash
      is screaming as he is brought towards its gnashing
      teeth.  PUTT, PUTT, PUTT.  His chainsaw still won't
      start.


643A  CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE                                    643A

      Half dead as she crawls to the pages on the floor and
      gasps out the final sentences.

                              ANNIE
               Nos-feratos - Amen-non.  Ak-adeem!
               Razin - Arozonia!


643B  EXT. CABIN - NIGHT                                    643B
      WIDE SHOT - REVERSE ACTION

      The rift grows more powerful.


643BP PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE                              643BP

      The rift.


644   INT. CABIN - MAIN ROOM - CLOSE SHOT - ASH             644

      Sweating and terrified. He draws closer.


645   ASH'S POV                                             645

      The CAMERA tracks in toward the mouth of rotten apple
      head.  It's massive jaw jutts from the head, biting
      and snapping.  Sap-like saliva drips from the orifice.
      Ash's feet kick at the mouth of rotten apple head,
      trying to keep it away.  Its jaws snap at his shoes.


645A  C.U. - ASH'S FEET - PUSHING AT THE GUMS OF            645A
      RAH'S MOUTH.

      SNAP! The massive teeth snap together biting Ash's
      foot in half.


645B  C.U. ASH                                              645B

      He screams, then looks down to his foot.


645C  C.U. ASH'S FOOT - (OVERLARGE SHOE)                    645C

      Missing the leather toe section, he reveals that
      he still has his toes intact.


646   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      646

      As he sharply jerks his arm outward!  The CHAINSAW
      ROARS to life!  He raises it high above his head and
      plunges it forward.


647   WIDE SHOT - ASH AND ROTTEN APPLE HEAD                 647

      Ash thrusts the spinning chainsaw blade into the single
      eye of the beast.


648   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT (STUDIO)                 648
      CLOSE SHOT - CHAINSAW

      As it punctures the giant eyeball and then pulls free.
      Green sauce spouts from the creature's wound.


649   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          649
      CLOSE SHOT - ASH

      As he is doused in the green bile.  SPLAT!


650   CLOSE SHOT - ROTTEN APPLE HEAD                        650

      Eyeless, it screams in anger.


650A  CLOSE SHOT - ANNIE                                    650A

      With her last gasp.

                              ANNIE
               ....Kanda!


651   EXT. CABIN - NIGHT (STUDIO MINIATURE)                 651
      WIDE SHOT - (REVERSE ACTION)

      As the rift pulls in fog and trees that surround the
      house.


651P1 PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE                            651P1
      SMOKE AND FLAME - MINIATURE (STUDIO)


651P2 PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE                            651P2

      The Rift.


652   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          652
      WIDE SHOT

      As rotten apple head is sucked out the doorway of the
      cabin.  The door slams shut behind it.  Its scream
      echoes off into the distance.


653   OMIT                                                  653


654   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          654
      MED. SHOT - ASH

      Slices through the bracch.


654A  MEDIUM SHOT - ASH                                     654A

      Ash and cut branch fall to the floor.


655   MED. SHOT                                             655

      The cabin becomes much more quiet.  The sounds of the
      trees are gone.  Ash looks to Annie.  She is dead.  Ash
      moves to her, strokes her hair and begins to cry.

                              ASH
                You did it.  By God you did it.

      He lowers his head and begins to heave in sharp
      convulsive breaths of despair.


656 - 661 OMIT                                         656 - 661


662   INT. STUDIO - (BLUE SCREEN)                           662
      MEDIUM SHOT - ASH - WIND FAN

      Behind Ash the front door RIPS open with a TREMENDOUS
      BLAST.  The door is sucked down into the rift.  All
      of the objects in the room are sucked through the open
      doorway and down into the rift, including the pages
      of the Book of the Dead.


662P1 PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - THE RIFT                   662P1


662P2 SECOND PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE                       662P2
      INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - (STUDIO MINIATURE)


662P3 EXT. PLATE/WOODS                                      662P3


663   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT                          663
      WIND FAN

      Ash grabs ahold of the kitchen window ledge so as not
      to be swept outside by the force of the vacuum of the
      rift.  Objects and papers fly past him.


664   CLOSE SHOT - ASH'S HAND                               664

      Upon the kitchen window ledge.  The ledge tears free.


665   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      665

      As he screams, flying backward, towards the open door.


666   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT (STUDIO/PARTIAL SET/     666
      BLUE SCREEN)
      MEDIUM SHOT - WIND FAN - SAM-O-CAM

      The open doorway to the cabin.  Ash flies towards it
      and is snagged from going through by the section of
      ledge that he holds.


666P  PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - THE RIFT                   666P


666P1 EXT. WOODS - PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE                 666P1


667   EXT. CABIN FRONT PORCH - NIGHT (STUDIO)               667
      MEDIUM SHOT - ASH - WIRE RIGGING FOR FLYING

      His body is horizontal, his feet dangling in air, in the
      direction of the rift.


668   CLOSER -                                              668

      Ash as he hangs on for dear life.
      Objects continue to fly past on wires.

                              ASH
               For God's sake, how do you
               stop it?


669   INT. CABIN MAIN ROOM - NIGHT (STUDIO)                 669
      BLUE SCREEN
      CLOSE SHOT - FLYING RIG

      The nails in the section of ledge that Ash holds
      TEAR loose and the ledge SNAPS in two.  He spins
      wildly away from us and towards the rift.


669P  PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - THE RIFT                   669P


669P1 EXT. WOODS - PLATE                                    669P1


670   EXT. WOODS - NIGHT (STUNT) WIRE RIGGING               670

      Ash is rocketed through the air, spinning somersaults.


671   INT. STUDIO - (BLUE SCREEN)                           671
      ASH ON FLYING RIG

      Ash is sucked down into the swirling rift.  Like a
      particle that is swallowed by a deep funnel of draining
      water.  The rift closed behind him.


671P1 PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - THE RIFT                   671P1


671P2 EXT. WOODS - NIGHT                                    671P2

      Plate for previous scene.


672   INT. STUDIO - (BLUE SCREEN)                           672
      ASH ON FLYING RIG

      We are now within the vortex.  A swirling mass of colors
      and clouds.  And nightmarish sound effects.

      Objects come AT US from the distance and roar past, an
      uprooted tree, the grandfather clock with its hands
      winding backwards at an incredible rate, Ash spinning
      AT US, hand over foot, screaming.  The chainsaw still
      mounted to his wrist.


672P  PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - THE VORTEX                 672P


673   INT. STUDIO - (STOP MOTION/BLUE SCREEN)               673
      ASH

      The vortex is distorting Ash's features as he is
      rocketed back through the dark void of time.


673P1 OMIT                                                 673P1


673P2 PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE  (STOCK FOOTAGE)            673P2

      A wild and rapid pictorial collage of human history
      winding back from the present through the centuries
      lasting seven seconds.


674   INT. STUDIO - (BLUE SCREEN)                           674
      WIDE SHOT

      A hole opens in the air with a sharp CRACKLING SOUND.
      Ash is spat from this hole and falls downward through
      frame.


674P  PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - MITCHELL CAMERA            674P
      EXT. SKY - DAY


674P2 PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - MINIATURE                 674P2
      SMOKE AND FLAME


675   EXT. CASTLE OF KAN DAR - DAY                          675
      MED. SHOT - GROUND - ASH - CAR CRANE - DELTA SHELLS

      Plunged to the dust.  Debris from the demolished cabin
      rains down around him; his shotgun, the 1973 Delta 88
      Oldsmobile and the old grandfather clock.


676   ASH'S POV. - THE RIFT IN THE SKY - MITCHELL           676

      As it seals shut, leaving only the blue sky and the
      sound of tweeting birds.  Ash's view of the serene sky
      changes abruptly as five steel helmets jut into his
      line of sight.  Five armor-clad medieval WARRIORS
      stand directly over him.


676P1 PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - THE RIFT                  676P1


676P2 PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - MINIATURE                 676P2
      SMOKE AND FLAME


677   OMIT                                                  677


678   CLOSE SHOT - ASH AND WARRIORS                         678

      As he looks to the warriors above him.

      The first warrior raises a bloodstained longsword
      and poises it above Ash's head.

                              WARRIOR #1
               Slay the beast!

                              WARRIOR #2
               'Tis a deadite!

      All raise their swords ready for the kill.


679   MED. SHOT - THE WARRIORS                              679

      Halt as they hear a piercing, high-pitched SCREECH.
      They turn their heads skyward.


680   CLOSE SHOT - ASH                                      680

      Follows the Warriors' gaze.


681   EXT. CASTLE OF KAN DAR - DAY                          681
      (STOP MOTION/REAR SCREEN)
      MED. SHOT

      A "WINGED DEADITE," a female harpy like creature with
      the tail of a sea horse and man-sized bat wings,
      enabling it to fly.  The screaming beast swoops down
      towards the warriors and horses. High above, the distant
      shapes of other Winged Deadites circle.


681P  PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - EXT. CASTLE OF KAN DAR     681P
      WARRIORS AND HORSES FOR SWOOP SHOT


682   EXT. CASTLE OF KAN DAR - DAY                          682
      (STOP MOTION ANIMATION/REAR SCREEN)
      CLOSE SHOT - WINGED DEADITE

      She lets out a screaming banshee laugh, while
      swooping down.


682P  PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE                              682P
      EXT. KANDAR CASTLE - DAY


683   WINGED DEADITE'S POV                                  683
      (UNDERCRANKED) - CRANE - WIND FAN

      As we swoop down toward the warriors and Ash.


683A  OMIT                                                  683A


683AP OMIT                                                 683AP


684   OMIT                                                  684


684P  OMIT                                                  684P


685   EXT. CASTLE OF KAN DAR - DAY                          685
      MED. SHOT - ASH AND WARRIORS

      As he springs to his feet.  With a lightning thrust he
      reaches behind him.


686   CLOSE SHOT - ASH'S HAND                               686

      As he grabs at the gun from its holster.  He swings it
      around front and pulls the trigger.


687   CLOSE SHOT - GUN BARREL - UNDERCRANKED                687

      It discharges flame.


688   CLOSE SHOT - DUMMY HEAD OF DEADITE BLOOD SQUIB        688
      OVERCRANKED - STOP MOTION ANIMATION/REAR SCREEN

      It explodes.


688P  PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - MITCHELL                   688P
      EXT. KANDAR SKY


689   EXT. CASTLE OF KAN DAR - DAY                          689
      (MINIATURE/STOP MOTION/REAR SCREEN)
      WIDE SHOT - WINGED DEADITE

      The beast continues to flap its wings and fly about a
      moment before falling to a heap in the dust.


689P  PLATE FOR PREVIOUS SCENE - EXT. CASTLE OF KAN DAR     689P
      WARRIORS


690   EXT. CASTLE OF KAN DAR                                690
      CLOSE SHOT - WARRIOR #1

      As he looks to Ash.


691   MED. SHOT - WARRIORS                                  691

      They follow his gaze.  The CAMERA PANS TO Ash.  He stands
      alone on a small pile of rubble clutching his smoldering
      shotgun.  He looks about dazedly.  He tries to get his
      bearings.


692   WIDE SHOT - WARRIORS                                  692

      They falter.  Unsure of how to react to this strange
      man, who a moment before was pronounced a Deadite.
      From the crowd, the Warrior #1 calls out:

                              WARRIOR #1
               Hail he, who has come from the sky,
               to deliver us from the terrors of
               the deadites!

                              WARRIOR #4
               Hail!

                              WARRIOR #5
               Hail!

      The cry is taken up by all. A line of medieval warriors
      bow.  Then twenty.  Then fifty.  All remove their
      helmets and kneel silently in the dust.

      Somewhere in the distance a DRUM SOUNDS.  Ash stands
      frozen.  Terrified, unsure of where or when he is.
      Knowing only for the present, he is alive.

      As the wind kicks up blowing dust, Ash strikes a
      familiar pose.  It is the same image of the "Hero
      from the Sky" that we saw earlier in the film.  The
      strange "jagged edged longsword" is Ash's chainsaw.

      The CAMERA PULLS BACK from him as a great medieval castle
      rears up INTO FRAME.  It is seen to be the castle of
      Kandar.  The same castle we saw in the beginning of the
      film.  Now, however, the castle is not a ruin, but brand
      new.  As the CAMERA continues to pull back from Ash, the
      title "EVIL DEAD" appears on the screen acompanied by
      the distant ROAR of some dying animal:  The SCREEN cuts
      to BLACK WITH A THUNDEROUS BOOM.

                             THE END