- Title: U78
TEA FOR TEACHER
Black & white 1947
Ms of cloud raining intercut with thunder and lightning, ms rain cloud moves to the right, ws woman with umbrella struggles against the rain cloud, cu woman is frightened by the lightning, vs MS rain and lightning clouds intercut with frightened face, ms dark cloud blows, ws woman is blown to the right, cu woman notices something, ws tea shop, ws woman jumps along to the tea shop, ws woman lands at a table in the tea shop, ms woman orders tea.
ws lazy waitress reads book in kitchen, cam pans to CU of cup of tea, ms woman orders a cup of tea again, ws of lazy waitress, cu of woman waiting for her tea, ms lazy waitress ignores the woman, ws woman orders again, ws lazy waitress turns another page in her book while the kettle boils in the bg, waitress presses a leaver, cu tea pours into the cup, ws waitress throws the tea to the woman, ws woman stands up in shock and she notices the tea hurling towards her, cu tea flying through space, ws woman is shocked as the tea lands on her table, ms woman looks angrily at her cup of tea, cu woman drinks tea and faints, ws woman falls to the floor.
Teacher appears in a cloud above her, ws teacher looks around and flies to a blackboard where he points at the letter ‘t’ cu of lots of different letter t's spinning around and lining up into rows with illustrations of cups of tea beside them, cu cups and one letter t form a crest, ws teacher shuffles gold coins to show how much money he has saved by buying quality tea cu of crest with title 'buy a high quality blend"
ws teacher grows tea plant in his hand and it turns into a packet of tea. ws teacher puts tea on a kitchen shelf where it absorbs the smells of the other food, ws the teacher takes the packet of tea and flies off to put it on another shelf on its own.
Ws teacher walks off and kettle appears in his hand, a steam train arrives and asks the teacher to take some boiling water from him, ws the teacher runs away and says that the water should be fresh, cu tap water pouring into kettle, ws the teacher puts the kettle on the stove / cooker / oven, cu blackboard with vs teapots on it, ws teacher points to the blackboard while discussing the disadvantages of brewing tea in bad teapots, cu pan through the vs teapots on the blackboard, cu kettle is boiling
zo from kettle boiling on stove / cooker / oven , steam collects into a cloud and distracts the teacher, ms of the kettle boiling on the stove / cooker / oven, ms teacher heats the teapot with the steam from the kettle, ws teacher measures the tea and puts it into the pot, cu boiling water pours into teapot, ws teacher puts kettle back on the stove / cooker / oven, ws teacher hops from side to side stirring the tea and then puts the lid on the teapot, cu of teacher looking at teapot with steam coming out.
Ws teacher hops along holding tray of tea things, ws lazy waitress in kitchen, cu teacher notices her, cu waitress notices him, ws of waitress and teacher, teacher points at waitress and magically transforms her into a smart waitress. He gives her the tray of tea things and she hops off, cu teacher looks at waitress, ws waitress flies off with tray, tilt up from empty table, waitress puts the tea things down, woman appears. Cu woman pours tea, ws teacher at blackboard, cu of blackboard with address of 'The Tea Bureau".
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- Master Title:U78