Scene: A somber, high-walled room in the Kremlin.
Time: AUGUST, 1942.
Joseph Stalin stands behind a paper-littered work table. He is smoking a pipe and wears the rough clothes of a peasant soldier. Enter Prime Minister Winston Churchill, followed by Special U.S. Envoy William Christian Bullitt. Churchill is wearing a seagoing cap and a short pea jacket; he is puffing on a long cigar. Bullitt is wearing grey striped trousers and cutaway coat with a dark red carnation in the buttonhole.
Characters. Thus, if all three men were present and in character, would Stalin the dictator, Churchill the imperialist and Bullitt the...