BEST LAID SCHEMES, the

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Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Amateur

People/organisations:

  • MARSHALL, Frank M.

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: BEST LAID SCHEMES, the

Reference number: 3824

Date: 1941

Director: filmed by Frank Marshall

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 9.45 mins

Description: As the children are in the river swimming some of their belongings are stolen. The culprits are a boy and a dog.

Shotlist: [THE BEST LAID SCHEMES] (0.06) Mother making sandwiches for children, they pack their bags and cycle away (1.52) children look at waterfalls, fish jumping (3.28) they undress to go swimming, meanwhile a dog steals their lunch(4.09) children go swimming in river (4.31) Dog eats the lunch, more swimming (4.42) A boy takes a drink of their juice, more swimming (5.13) the dog is now at their clothes, dog steals Nairn's shorts (6.00) Boy still drinking the children's juice (6.04) man with gun takes the shorts from the dogs mouth, boy finishes juice and runs away (6.24) Children return to clothes (6.33) boy steals their bike, man thinks the shorts are his (7.04) children change and realise the shorts are gone (7.32) man finds shorts and puts them on a scarecrow (7.52) Children discover their lunch has been eaten, they pass the Scarecrow, they then discover one of their bikes has been stolen (9.34) Both of them cycle home on the same bike (9.38) shot of scarecrow (9.45) THE END