LICK AND A PROMISE: an Escapade of Frank and Hexe, a

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Subjects:

  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Comedy

People/organisations:

  • MARSHALL, Frank M.

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: LICK AND A PROMISE: an Escapade of Frank and Hexe, a

Reference number: 3831

Date: 1960

Director: filmed by Frank M. Marshall

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.18 mins

Description: A warm-hearted little tale of a boy's determination to get an ice-cream, helped by his pet dog.

Awarded the Andrew Buchanan Cup - for the best family film, at Scottish Amateur Film Festival 1960

Shotlist: title (0.13) shots of children at an ice-cream van cutting to mother putting baby in pram, meanwhile pet Dachshund dog eats her young son's ice-cream (1.58) he gets told off and put to bed, but shortly afterwards gets up and stealthily creeps downstairs and outside without his mum noticing - he runs to the ice-cream van to buy an ice-cream (5.00) but no money in his pockets! Nevermind, ice-cream man makes him one anyway (6.21) boy shares it with dog (who has followed him out) then returns home. He craftily creeps upstairs to bed with the help of the dog while his mother speaks on the phone, unaware (7.42) quickly back to bed as if nothing ever happened, while the dog delays his mother who is going upstairs to check on him (8.50) The End (9.18)