"Virginias first legally recognized slave was enslaved by a black man to protect him from slavery"
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Scene: 17 - EXT. SCARBOROUGH MANOR HOUSE - LAWN - DAY
The SCARBOROUGHS are a family of white planters. Theirproperty is comparable to the Johnson’s.
Outside, there is a modest gathering underway of localfamilies, with food and drink. The racial mix of the groupis roughly two whites to one black.
A boy in costume plays the recorder, while women gossip,and children play.
Virginia and Elizabeth are together, off to the side.
Virginia nods. They share an anxious look.