BOTTLE, the

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Places:

  • Lanarkshire

Subjects:

  • Emotions, attitudes and behaviour
  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Amateur

People/organisations:

  • COCOZZA, Enrico

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: BOTTLE, the

Reference number: 1123

Date: 1958

Director: [filmed by Enrico Cocozza]

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 6.00 mins

Description: Fictional story about an English boy, Cecil, on holiday in Scotland and his holiday friends playing in Wishaw's streets and in a park.

See paper archives at 3/7.

Credits: Cast Norman McParland & Peter McCartney (others, credited in v/o only, inaudible over music, might be Hugh Edmonds, Andrew Docherty and Nat Beale)
montage Jimmie Craig

Shotlist: Credits (0.32) Opening shot of boys climbing over advertising billboards and fight, Cecil finds a bottle, but cannot find an open shop, another takes it to spend (2.00) boy interrupts the shop owner window washing to buy toffee nuts with the bottle, ints shop and cafe, exts owner looks suspiciously at the boy (3.05) Boys lie on a roundabout eating sweets (3.45) the youngest boy tries to impress two older boys, but has his cigarettes stolen (4.30) the boys come across the two older asleep on the grass, and tie their shoelaces together, wake them up accidentally, and run away fin de fun (sic) (6.03)