Company: Ashton Drake
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“We’ll be ready for you soon, Gene!” The assistant director smiled apologetically. “I’m sorry it’s taking so long....”
Gene Marshall smiled back and held up her script. “Don’t worry—it gives me a chance to go over these script changes—and to have another Coca-Cola!”
It was a warm midsummer day in California. Gene relaxed in her cool dressing bungalow, waiting for her call to the set of her latest picture, Little Blessings. Committing the script changes to memory, she suddenly felt as if someone was watching her study. Setting aside her script, she looked at the Coca-Cola calendar hanging on her wall. There, staring back at her, was an energetic-looking WAVE holding a bottle of refreshing Coca-Cola. Her twinkling eyes seemed to invite Gene to join in the fun!
In the comfort of her chair, Gene drifted into the magic of a daydream. Suddenly SHE was the WAVE in the picture, experiencing all of the excitement pictured around the calendar image. Finally, she wound up at the Coca-Cola machine with the rest of the kids, clinking their bottles together in a toast to The Pause that Refreshes, when...
But that wasn’t the clinking of the bottles—that was the gentle rapping of the assistant director, summoning her to the set. With a smile, Gene grabbed her bottle of Coca-Cola off the dressing table, raised it in a salute to the WAVE on the calendar, and headed off to Studio A...