- Title: MB2
vs people swimming in sea
vs group sunbathing on rocks, man puts sun cream on Edwina Mountbatten's back.
vs child's birthday party held in garden, mostly adults seated round table, see child being helped to cut cake
mcu Edwina Mountbatten sunbathing, she flutters eyelashes to camera, other woman in shot
mcu man & woman lying on rocks, kiss
vs men & woman wrestle, one is Louis ( Dickie / Dicky ) Mountbatten, Edwina's husband
vs Edwina & Louis ( Dickie / Dicky ) Mountbatten wrestling
ms people getting dressed on rocky beach
vs couple sunbathe, fool about for camera, kissing, man tries to remove woman's top
ms man tries to help Edwina Mountbatten, in swimming cap, out of sea
vs Edwina Mountbatten in flowery top & man in suit and hat sunbathing,
vs man wrestles with cross looking woman who is trying to keep her swimsuit top on.
vs people sunbathe stand around in sun, on rocks
vs small boat towards and past camera. pan along coastline
ms Edwina Mountbatten, her sister, & children in rowing boat at sea. vs of Edwina & one of her daughters, plus dog swimming.
vs group of people pose for camera while sunbathing
vs toddler poses with dog on rocks
vs people pose for camera while sunbathing includes Edwina Mountbatten, she has pearl necklace on. vs dog being fed ice lolly, toddler runs around.
titlecard - Corsica
03:08:37 pan across beach and buildings on shore. vs people on beach, vs stone jetty with people
titlecard - sun bathing near St Maxime
ms Edwina Mountbatten flirts with camera, ms Edwina and her sister pose for camera. ms Edwina & her brother in law, she pretends to feed him grass
titlecard - Monte Carlo
ms 2 women stand outside building, one is smoking, the other searching her handbag
var s people relaxing in sun
ms Edwina Mountbatten talks to someone out of shot, then walks towards camera
vs people relaxing by outdoor pool
cu woman applies lipstick
vs girl plays backgammon by pool, vs people sunbathing, swimming in outdoor pool
titlecard - Lido
vs women dancing on beach & indulge in horseplay with man
ms couple walks towards cam, vs men & women dance & horseplay on beach
cs 3 women pose for camera, one is wearing pearl necklace, another smokes.
vs women on sun loungers pose for camera, some pull faces, many have pearl necklaces on as well as swimming costumes & full makeup.
girl posing for camera, she smokes using a cigarette holder, full make up, pearl necklace, man stands behind with arms round her.
ms group of people sitting standing, ms line of people, sing, sway together, someone falls over. vs women horseplay - all women are well made up, wearing pearl necklaces
ms gym rings on beach, man pulls themselves up on them.
titlecard - Various shooting parties at six mile bottom
ms funny shot - people crouching in ditch, suddenly appearing from ditch.
mcu man pretends to wipe tears from eyes, outside in grounds
ms girls pose for camera, 1930's fashions, pearls, cloche hats, glamorous. Seated on ground with men, they laugh, pull faces
men sitting n ground, fool around putting things in each others mouths, pull faces.
vs people pose for camera in full shooting gear, in grounds, includes Neville Chamberlain
mcs one of woman is smoking, pans left mcs Neville Chamberlain, smoking pipe, smiles
various cu s of guests
vs indistinct shots people pose for camera by car, some smoke, smile laugh, sing, and fall over.
titlecard - six mile bottom, summer 1932
vs woman in bathing suit playing tennis
vs small boy & woman by outdoor pool in garden, man tries to push woman into pool, they then pose for camera
vs 2 small boys play / pose for camera near outdoor pool
ms man and woman play backgammon in garden, small boy plays nearby
vs people relaxing in garden
mcs woman seated on lawn, pan down to backgammon board on grass, couple play
ms small boy plays in small boat in pool
ms woman lying on lounger strokes dog
ms funny shot, 7 dogs seated on lawn looking to camera who then rise & run towards camera
ms children, 2 in prams, pose for camera
vs small boy poses / playing with dog
ms man across frame with seven dogs following him
vs 2 boys & woman & dog pose for camera in field, woman has fur trimmed jacket on.
titlecard - Cannes, summer 1932
vs people relaxing on boat / yacht
vs people seated round table, waiter seen at times
vs people relaxing in grounds of villa, pool in background at times, many are smoking, including a shot of a woman wearing turban on head & using a cigarette holder, one of the men is wearing a black beret
ms people up path from beach, pans to ms of moored boat
vs man on surfboard rows and then joined by others
mcu woman seated on boat, looks up & smiles at camera, she has a beret on and is smoking,
vs table being laid for lunch on boat
mcs man in small rubber boat smiles at camera
mcs woman kneeling on deck waggles her bottom at camera, then turns & smiles at camera
ms blond woman in bathing suit poses for camera on boat can see others sitting on deck in background
panning shot group of moored yachts
ms 3 female swimmers in sea, all holding onto rope
pov vs from boat of Cannes including harbour with yachts, small boats, can see some of the big hotels.
vs couples sunbathing on loungers on yacht
pov from boat showing changing huts on beach & people sunbathing, ms woman on yacht deck shelters under umbrella
ms woman in tiny child's plastic boat, uses small paddles in water
mls woman stands on surfboard, rows along in water, var s of kids playing around in boats
titlecard - Porto Fino
various pans across buildings and harbour including yachts with crew
pan up to mountain top castle. pan across buildings and harbour
high angle shot of buildings with harbour and yachts
various pan across coastline, buildings, harbour
ms woman in garden (Edwina's sister?) in garden of villa
vs woman selling lace in narrow street, woman (Edwina's sister?) looks at lace
vs man making / selling pancakes in street
vs tea cutter at sea - taken from another boat
titlecard - The Sacrifice: A Chaplin Cunningham Reid Super production. Featuring Charlie Chaplin, Dorothy Plum, Mary Cunning... Supported by an Immense Caste. The King and Queen of the South Sea Islands 'At Home' (home movie attempt at silent film / movie)
ms Charlie Chaplin wearing white shirt tie & trousers, fans himself on throne sitting next to woman - in garden (looks like Edwina's sister). They both do regal waves
titlecard - Bring in popo the dancing girl
vs woman wearing swimsuit, dances, Chaplin watches in background and makes eyes at her
titlecard - The King Gets Off'
mcu Charlie Chaplin making eyes (literally) at dancer then hides briefly behind his leaf fan & then gesticulates to dancer
mcu is 'wife' looks on
low angle shot of dancer
mcu Charlie Chaplin puts his thumb up to dancer
titlecard - The Enraged Queen insists that Popo be thrown to the Alligators
mcu Queen makes enraged faces & thumb down sign
title card - Popo implores for mercy
vs dancer pleading for life and being led away by servant
vs King pleads for life of dancer as King & Queen follow dancer & servant.
ms Queen pushes dancer into pool, then King pushes Queen into pool
titlecard - The King having rescued Popo lives happily ever after
mcu Chaplin grins toothily and hides face behind leaf fan
titlecard - the end
titlecard - The Swimming pool at Marion Davies Beach House Showing many famous personalities
ms women by pool, including Louise Brooks in dress looking towards camera, camera pans to group of people
ms 2 women, man in background, seated woman is Louise Brooks, cam pans away & back past to 2 women
ms 2 women dive into pool
titlecard - Marion Davies
ms Marion Davies descends stairs and smiles to camera
pan past people seated at table, ms Louise Brooks lifts glass, drinks then puts sunglasses on
ms woman in swimsuit runs past camera
Marion Davies in towelling robe talks to guests, then waves to camera
vs 2 women in fancy dress play tennis, pose around by pool, watched by other guests.
ms Marion Davies walks down steps by side of house and poses for camera
titlecard - Katherine Carver and Adophe Menjou
ls Katherine Carver & Adophe Menjou drinking & chatting at top of steps
ms Adophe Menjou walks down steps & touch Marion Davies' hand as they pass each other
titlecard - En route for the Hearst Ranch
ms small group of people stand on balcony of stationary train. Train steward poses by train
ms women sitting in garden reading newspapers
vs group of people on horseback ride off
titlecard - At Charlie Chaplin's studio (silent film)
ms Charlie Chaplin, in 'Tramp 'regalia, with 2 male actors.
cu Charlie Chaplin, as tramp, with monkey on shoulder - nice shot of a smiling Chaplin
ms Charlie Chaplin & other man sit between row of beautiful women wearing 1920s fashion
ms Chaplin turns & kisses woman to his right & pretends to eat berries from her hat
titlecard - A film test of two future stars
mcu 2 women drinking champagne & acting badly, one is powders her face, puts on lipstick
mcu man walks in, kisses one of the woman & they all toast with champagne
titlecard - Spanish pageant - Santa Barbara, California
vs people dressed as Mexican Indians & Conquistadors parade along palm tree lined road
vs Spanish horsemen with effigy & monks parade past, floats with characters from history
ms horse drawn carriage with women in mantillas past cam
ms man and woman in Spanish uniforms share horse, followed by other horsemen, floats
titlecard - Our host at San Francisco
ms couple stand outside house, he's smoking a pipe, wearing bow tie, she's smoking cigarette, holding small dog in arms.
pan over large white slatted house
titlecard - Redwood Trees - The largest in the world
ms large veteran car through forest and walks, dwarfed by tree
pan up enormous redwood trees to sky
man doffs hat next to tree, indicates height, then pan up tree
ms woman and man pose by veteran car
panorama of coastline
pan across trees to verandah of house, woman seated in deckchair, man stands nearby.
titlecard - Douglas Fairbanks Studio, Hollywood.
ms huge crowd of people
titlecard - Douglas Fairbanks Jnr Helps Mary Pickford and Lillian Gish
Douglas Fairbanks Jnr, wearing hat, smoking cigarette, lifts Mary Pickford, then Lillian Gish over wooden barrier. Crowds of people around.
vs men giving lasso and lariat display.
titlecard - Mary Pickford's Mother
ms small largish woman chats to a couple
titlecard - Rodeo
vs rodeo rider riding steers
ms Douglas Fairbanks Jnr seated amongst women at rodeo, he smiles & gesticulates to camera
ms Douglas Fairbanks Jnr, wearing hat, seated amongst women.
vs rodeo riders on steers
ms Native American's face
vs rodeo riders on steer
ms Native American Indians in full regalia / headdress, perform dance in rodeo arena
mcs small boy wearing "Cossack like hat / clothes" seated on horse
high angle shot outdoor boxing match with spectators
titlecard - Leaving for the Wonderful Hearst Ranch
ms woman leans over rails at end of train as black steward boards train, pan along side of train. ms woman waves to cam, black steward stands in background.
ms woman stands by man riding horse, pan to man in glasses standing by car
vs panoramic s of palm trees, San Simeon showing various views of house, statues in garden, terraces, gardens & scaffolding on the Spanish tower
vs group of people standing by horses
vs wild animals in cages, a monkey, tiger, lion, leopard, small black bear on a chain, cheetah & lioness
titlecard - Shoot at Putteridge for the Duke of York
vs people with hunting clothes outside house. Includes youthful Duke of York (future George VI) wearing flat cap & smoking a pipe.
titlecard - St. Moritz 1930
mcu 2 women in bumpy ride on horse drawn snow carriage
vs skiing and falling over - looks like nursery slopes
titlecard - By winning this race, Cambridge, for the first time in 68 years, attain the lead.
vs people on boat with crowds on bank visible - all to watch The Boat Race.
ls Oxford & Cambridge rowing teams running neck & neck followed by other boats.
vs people on boat after end of boat race.
titlecard - Le Touquet
vs man & woman playing on child's seesaw.
ms man rides in miniature / toy train with another man pushing him.
ms group of people eating lunch in open air. One man is reading a paper, women all wearing 1930 style hats.
titlecard - Baden-Baden
vs mostly women seated by picnic hamper drinking tea, all have 1930s style hats. In some shots can see cutlery in hamper.
titlecard - At The 1930 Air pageant (original film editing not good in some of this sequence)
vs helicopter in air & lands on airfield
vs spectators at pageant / air show & man in RAF uniform checks enclosure tickets.
ground to air shot aircraft flying in formation intercut with shots of spectators.
ground to air shot of airship / dirigible floating in sky.
air to ground shot parachutes in sky & aircraft in sky. var s parachutes land.
ground to air shot formation flying with smoke from tails of aircraft
various ground to air shot of airship / dirigible floating in sky - these are good shots.
vs parachutes land
various ground to air shots formation flying with smoke from tails of aircraft
vs planes on airfield taxi along.
ms 2 Indian men, one a Sikh watch display, other spectators & marquee in background.
distant s of Airship floating in air, seems to burst into flames & fall to ground.
gv well dressed spectators chatting to each other. None seemed to have noticed the previous shot.
titlecard - Wimbledon 1930. Fraulein Aussem sprains her ankle and faints.
ms tennis player Aussem, on ground as people come to her assistance, including 2 nurses.
ms tennis player being carried off court in a stretcher by St Johns ambulance men.
vs tennis match in progress, women's singles game, with shots of spectators.
ms players shake hands at completion of match
vs men's singles match ends in a handshake
vs women's doubles match ends in handshakes
vs 2 men come onto court carrying rackets, they walk towards photographers lined up by umpire’s chairs.
ms tennis player standing in front of royal box
vs men's singles match in progress, ends in handshake.
vs mixed doubles match ends in handshake.
vs men's doubles match ends with racket being thrown in air & handshakes.
titlecard - We say goodbye to the "lizard" & leave gravosa en route for Venice in an Italian Ship.
vs family with luggage on quayside by ship for start of Mediterranean cruise.
pov from ship, vs people waving ship goodbye from harbour
vs on ship, passengers’ wave goodbye & crew at work on deck, passengers lean on rail
pov from ship of coastline including view through porthole.
titlecard - At Brioni Passengers are taken on board without stopping the ship
high angle shot speedboat pulling alongside to let visitors’ board ship
var s of other boats from ship & shot of passengers leaning on rail of ship
04:23:48 vs people sunbathe on deck
titlecard - The ship calls in at the island of Pag.
pov harbour as ship draws alongside & is tied to quay watched by people on quay & on ship
titlecard - We disembark into a gondola on the Grand Canal
vs luggage being put onto gondola. Can see Doge's Palace in b/g.
vs Venice from gondola including good shot of a little bridge over canal, man walks across.
titlecard - the End.
- Keywords:UPPER CLASS, ARISTOCRACY, LANDED GENTRY, HOLIDAY, TRAVELOGUE, HOME MOVIES, UK, SEASIDE HOLIDAY, FRENCH RIVIERA, ITALIAN COAST, HOLLYWOOD
- Master Title:MB2