- Title: CF601
00:01:56 - 00:05:25
Titles 'Dynamite ( starring Lloyd Hamilton ).
Int. office - men in suits talking / discussing, shaking hands. Girl smells vase of flowers - comical; cross-eyed, fly / bee on end of nose, flicks it off. Man trying to fish - unconventional method - leaping fish hit over head with stick / baton.
00:05:25 - 00:08:24
MS two men standing side by side talking - fish inspector; badge - kicked into water. Int. factory / industrial. Men in overalls throwing tubs - form a union - demands from boss in office - strike.
00:08:24 - 00:11:35
Two men enter parallel rooms - nice scene as man shaves other man - foam, brush, cut throat razor; sharpens blade on gramophone cylinder - comically uses rolling pin on man's face! Clipping nose hair with large clippers - flour / powder, feather duster.
00:11:35 - 00:13:26
Two men washing in bowls - swinging soap on rope to each other, different rooms.
00:13:26 - 00:15:21
Man drops tub - explodes; big cloud of smoke - clothes gone - face blacked out, scares woman. Nice scene with mirror - doesn't recognise him self.
00:15:21 - 00:17:15
Man smacked in face - falls back, pulls hat down face - comical cowardly man - tries sneaking up with a hammer. Man hit with hammer - triple vision of laughing man. Fight begins - slapstick violence - dummy. Man thrown, roly-polies / tumbles into next room.
00:17:15 - 00:20:16
Flirting. Fish bowl - man remembering his fishing technique - girl stops him from catching the goldfish. Man bends over to look at book girl reading - fish jumps out of bowl and down back of man's trousers; comical as man wriggles about while still trying to look at book - nice MCU girl's worried / confused face - looks like he is desperate for the toilet! Tips hat to girl and walks out of the room funny - very camp.
00:20:16 - 00:23:48
Man handled cylinders - drops them, falls into other man's arms and pulls the fish out of his trousers. Man tries to hit leaping fish with broom. Fish lands on a man's nose - hit in the face with broom, falls back with chair. Fish leaps back into fishbowl. Chicken in factory - eats dynamite / gun powder, lays an egg - it rolls off ledge and explodes on man's bald head, he runs away. Another man leaning into tub, egg falls and explodes on his behind / bottom; turns and looks about confused, another falls and explodes next to him. He catches an egg but throws it to the floor - another small explosion. He climbs up ladder, grabs chicken and throws it outside - big explosion - cloud of feathers comes down on man.
00:23:48 - 00:26:45
Man drinks / swigs from cup and spits - small explosion on floor. Pours a little onto ground from cup - small explosion. Spits again on way out - explosion. Outside spits at cat and makes it jump.
Nice scene as four men explode open a safe - chase man and daughter into factory, nice MCU as she secretly hides paper / formula in tub behind her. Man in tub runs / escapes with paper - several men give chase. Nice short sequence with secret doors in fence.
00:26:45 - 00:30:54
Man peering through knot hole in fence - ram / goat runs and butts him - falls through fence, group of men collapse too. Man runs into room and hides in dynamite / gun powder box - two men pick it up and carry it out of room - man left still crouching on the floor. Several men crowd on top and punch / beat him up - man crawls through legs and lights a cigarette without them noticing. Kicks in bottom and they all fall over - they chase him out of room. Several men chase man up high fire escape onto roof. MS man and daughter tied up - villain. Man on roof dressed as woman / disguise; bonnet, pretending to hang out washing - the men don't recognise him - as walks away skirt falls! Men chase again. Man and daughter tied up - boxes of TNT / explosives, CU clock face - bomb. Man on roof climbs over side - hangs from rope - nice HA shot of busy street below ( cars, tram lines ) - MCU man's scared face. Villain shoots gun / pistol from street - rope breaks, WA man swings across and smashes through brick wall. Man picks up bomb and throws it - explosion - big cloud of smoke - two men and a woman sitting on top of telephone pole.
- Keywords:USA, SILENT COMEDY, SLAPSTICK, COMIC, COMEDY SHORTS, FARCE, HUMOUR, FILM SHORT
- Master Title:CF601