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(1W, 1M) The love, fun, and friction between Sidney and Iris is intense, as their mutual failures are aired – her acting and his night spot.
 

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Lorraine Hansberry
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(1W, 1M) Iris shares her insecurities about being an actress with Sidney.
 

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Lorraine Hansberry
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(1W, 1M) Sidney and Iris share the fantasy of living off the grid.
 

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Lorraine Hansberry
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(1W, 1M) In a show of independence, Iris goes to a party alone – letting Sidney know all is not well between them.
 

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Lorraine Hansberry
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(2M)  Now that upstairs neighbor, David, has become a successful playwright, Sidney asks him to write a part for Iris, to help save his marriage. Desperate, Sidney compromises himself.
 

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Lorraine Hansberry
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(2M) Alton, African American, confronts Sidney about his sister-in-law Gloria, whom he has proposed to, being a prostitute.
 

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(1W, 1M) Mavis, Iris’s older sister, shares some of her secrets with Sidney - impressed by his success with his newspaper, and wanting to soften their differences.
 

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Lorraine Hansberry
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(1W, 1M)  The “new” independent Iris, confronts Sidney about his false victory.
 

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Lorraine Hansberry
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