- Title: CF197
01:27:22 – 04:48:23
Lights of Broadway, various theatre signs and advertisements. Shot of stage show, dancing women on elaborate set. Battle scene - knights on horseback charging, C/U men shooting arrows. Knights horses rearing. Cattle being led round market. Beautiful car with headlamps that pop out. Fashion model twirling, aeroplane takes off. Men playing basket ball. Man playing violin on stage with piano in B/G. People in enormous masks. Lobby of theatre, people coming in and out. Money / wages being paid at cash desk. Shot of men cleaning, building site with man coming down ladder. Interior of bank and newspaper printing press. People sat at bar in diner, women laughing. Mechanics and carpenters at work. Builders, welders. Couple come in to cinema / movie house lobby (could be anywhere) and shake hands with a man. (Theatre Manager) "His is a life of public welfare and private enterprise". Queue of people handing over their tickets as they go in to cinema. Families go in. Projection room. Great shot of audience watching film / movie. Shot down through aisle of cinema onto stage. Great shot of cinema audience laughing, lining up to go in, man yawning as women on either side of him knit in the cinema. C/U's on various people's faces as they watch films / movies. V/O "This woman wants more musical shows. These boys want more Westerns. These girls, more love stories. This man, more adventure. Others want more travel, comedy, mystery, romance, thrillers, more everything..." Great zoom ins on people's faces to go with this.
Man talking to woman in office. She nods in agreement. Couple stop on street to look at poster advertising Treasure of the Sierra Madre with picture of Bogart. Picture of same cinema closed. End of stage show. Curtains close and audience claps. C/U on board advertising ticket prices and ticket office. Different shows on the stage; an orchestra, drama. Zoom out from a huge musical set, men in tuxedos and woman in ball gowns. Elaborate curtains fall down around circular set. Clip of Bugs Bunny animation. Shot of an interior and buildings collapsing. People running. People escaping buildings. A Westerm. Shot of Red Indians charging on horseback. Cowboys on horseback, fighting with Red Indians. Quick cuts between charging horses and people shooting. A nature film. A talking fish, a talking bear. Shot of tribal dancing. An elaborate Hollywood set with girls dancing in sync in a fountain.
Children queuing up outside cinema. Queue of people waiting to get their ticket ripped. Shot of cinema audience.
- Keywords:USA, HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD, CINEMA, MOVIES, BOX OFFICE, FILM HISTORY, BEHIND THE SCENES, FILM SETS, AUDIENCES
- Master Title:CF197