- Title: CF105
01:06:24 - 01:11:12
1934. Sign for 'Cleopatra', crowds outside theatre, clapping / applauding audience, sheets showing days of calendar overlaid on trains and planes in motion, aerial studio, ms 'Hollywood' sign, mcu hands typing on typewriter c1930s, mcu script of 'Cleopatra' being typed, montage of casting office, man on telephone, sign on door.
Costumes being made, art department, design for set being drawn, carpentry department and circular saw being used.
Pull out from Cecil B De Mille's name on back of director's chair, CB looks through lens, CB explains the work of each lens - 35mm and 70mm. Assistant Director asks "All ready, Mr De Mille?" CB asks for sound rehearsal. "Action, camera" says CB.
CB talks to actors while Assistant Director looks on.
01:11:12 - 01:16:13
sign on door reads 'Cecil B De Mille'.
Production meeting with CB - discuss design of swords and shields.
Cu call sheet for 'Cleopatra'. CB talks to camera about difficulty of filming scene on Cleopatra's barge, cu calendar pages flick layered over rehearsal shots, mcu sign for music department, track past orchestra playing while watching scene from 'Cleopatra'.
CB talks to assistants, talks to camera.
- Keywords:DIRECTOR, FILMING, REHEARSAL, PRODUCTION, BEHIND THE SCENES, HOLLYWOOD, FILM PRODUCTION
- Master Title:CF105