- Title: CF346
LINES BUSY 1924 - BILLY WEST
00:44:08 - 00:47:53
Woman and man beat man to empty telephone boxes, he is angry, he accidentally sits on woman's knee but doesn't notice until man taps him on shoulder. Man in telephone box opens door but then closes it again, young man rushes to empty box and knocks older man over with door, he talks to operator but doesn't have correct change, asks man for change and man pushes past him into telephone box. Woman makes eyes at man, she sits close to him and he moves over until he reaches end of sofa. Intertitle: I could die for a man with a moustache.
00:47:53 - 00:52:37
Man arrives and pulls woman away. Woman arrives with little girl, she hits man on head and laughs, woman puts child on man's knee and rushes into telephone box, little girl repeatedly hits man, vs woman on telephone, cu woman talks on telephone ( speeded up shot to convey gossip / chatter. Man talks on stand up telephone, big queue of people wait outside telephone box and rush forward when anyone goes to leave box.
00:52:37 - 00:55:44
Man pours glue onto chair, man sits down and big spring sticks to his bottom, women laugh. Spring rips woman's skirt off, woman into restaurant, lots of men / customers suddenly rush out, man falls over. Cu hands peel banana, man throws skin on ground, and man slips on banana skin. Woman smiles at man from car and he raises his hat to her, man gets into car but bounces out again as he sits on spring.
00:55:44 - 00:59:15
Man gets stuck by spring to rear bumper of car. Man with spring argues with man who pushes him, he keeps bouncing back annoying the other man even more. Man takes bottle of booze out of pocket but knocks it into river and jumps in to retrieve it.
Intertitle: Help, help! Man goes to rescue but spring gets caught in bridge. Man in barrel told off by policeman, policeman kicks man and barrel collapses.
- Keywords:SLAPSTICK, COMEDY, USA, SHORT FILM, PRATFALL
- Master Title:CF346