Synopsis by Sandra Brennan
This tragic drama chronicles the last days of an exiled Russian duke. To support himself, the duke worked at an all-night restaurant until his employer, wanting younger workers, fires him. After completing his final shift, a young man in the restaurant gets involved with a murder. To protect him, the aging nobleman takes the rap freeing the young many to take his dying wife to Vienna. Later that night, the duke goes home, writes a confession, and commits suicide.
investigation, aristocracy, confession [criminal], death, employment, exile, home, killing, manager, restaurant, Russia, self-sacrifice, suicide, suicide-attempt, wife, writing