Play and creativity open up the imagination and lead to happiness. Barrie actively encourages kids to be creative.
A boy gets dropped from a harness, resulting in a broken wrist. Barrie plays let's-pretend games such as pirates and cowboys and Indians with four young boys, including imaginary gunfights and sword battles.
Barrie is informed by a friend that his keen interest and frequent visits to a widow and her four young boys is causing some in the neighborhood to gossip and make references to adultery and possible improper interest in the young boys.
On the opening night of his play, a playwright asks an usher if he thinks his play is "shite" and "crap." Outdated references to Native Americans: "redskins," "Injuns."
Wine drinking at dinner; no one acts drunk. An actor sneaks drinks from a flask at a rehearsal.