- Title: CF362
BIZARRE BEHAVIOUR (1940s, BW, SOUND)
10:00:06 - 10:02:22
Titlecard: Weather: Record Heatwave Sweeps Hollywood. cu thermometer, man sits in garden in shade and fans himself with newspaper, he wipes his forehead with cloth then wrings it out - lots of water comes out. Boy cycles along street with live chicken on handlebars, chicken flies into road, when boy turns his bicycle around to pick the chicken up, it has turned into a steaming cooked chicken. Man mows lawn and wipes his brow, he steps back to reveal a mobile shower strapped to his back which keeps him cool while he works. He mows lawn and looks pleased with himself. Titlecard: Lord and Lady Harper Arrive to Pay Film Capital a Visit. Plane lands at airport, man and woman off flight greeted by journalists, photographs taken. Woman gets skirt caught on suitcase and when she moves the skirt is pulled off. She walks off without realising.
10:02:46 - 10:05:17
Titlecard: Florenz Ziegfeld and His 1931 Follies Beauties - His First Screen Interview. Florenz Ziegfeld at desk reading script, cu talks to camera about how he chooses his famous Follies girls, woman in costume poses, Florenz Ziegfeld talks about the characteristics that the girls should possess, vs pretty girls posing, vs shots of girls necks, hands, backs, legs and the perfect proportions. Girls rehearse dance routine in dance studio.
10:05:17 - 10:08:14
Ziegfeld Follies do dance routine on stage. Cu newspaper story titled "Glorifying the American Girl claimed to be master effort of Premier Showman", cu tickets for opening night at $27.50, cu poster for film, ad for film. MC Norman Brokenshire announcing the arrivals at the premiere / gala performance of Glorifying the American Girl, vs arrivals inc Florenz Ziegfeld with his wife Billie Burke, Noah Beery arrives, Adolph Zukor, Ring Lardner, Otto Kahn and Texas Guignan, Mayor Jimmy Walker and his wife. Conductor stands with arms open, ms people applaud in theatre - good shot, cu woman applauding / clapping, whispers about Rudy Vallee, women look excited and look in their programmes.
10:08:24 - 10:10:08
(1959, BW)THE ATOMIC SUBMARINE TRAILER. Arthur Franz, Dick Foran, Brett Halsey, Paul Dubov. D. SPENCER GORDON BENNET
- Keywords:BIZARRE BEHAVIOUR, HUMAN ODDITIES, COMEDY, USA, NEWSREEL
- Master Title:CF362