Stuart is hired by reclusive and mysterious twenty-eight year old Eunice Rice, who has just completed the one year mourning in almost total solitude of her much older husband, Colton Rice, the mourning despite his abusive nature, she believing it just the proper thing to do. Among the many unusual aspects is that she wants him to take the job on credit as she, penniless, will come into money once she sells what is the Rice Estate - a mansion and its vast property - which Colton brought into the marriage. The job is to find who and why someone is anonymously threatening her not to sell the property. Her brother-in-law, Carl Rice, has offered to buy it if only so that the Rice Estate will remain as such. While she and Carl do not get along, she does with Colton Rice Jr., Colton Sr.'s adult son from his first marriage. As Stuart spends much time with Eunice at Rice Estate in trying to acclimatize her back to socialization after her year of solitude in mourning on what is a dark and ...
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Eunice says that her brother-in-law's name is Carl Rice, Stuart who asks Jeff to do some research on him. When Jeff calls back later, he refers to the brother-in-law as Avery Rice. See more
Mr. Bailey, you delight me!
Just One of Those Things
Written by Cole Porter
Performed by Roger Smith
[Jeff sings the song at the masquerade party] See more