BRYAN WELCOMES RAFFLES / LA MORT ET LE POETE

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • War

Genres:

  • Amateur

People/organisations:

  • COCOZZA, Enrico

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: BRYAN WELCOMES RAFFLES / LA MORT ET LE POETE

Reference number: 5095

Date: 1943

Director: [filmed by Enrico Cocozza & Henry Cocozza]

Production company: Supramont Pictures

Sound: silent

Original format: 9.5mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: fiction

Description: Bryan Welcomes Raffles is about World War 2 airman being greeted by his family on his return home on leave. The second film features Enrico Cocozza as a young poet thrown into a river and drowned by a mysterious figure in a robe.

The first film was directed by Enrico Cocozza with the second film being directed by his father Henry Cocozza. 'Bryan Welsomes Raffles' is possibly Cocozza's first film.

Credits: A Supramont Short, Enrico Cocozza Presents "Bryan Welcomes Raffles" Featuring Bryan Early, James Graham, Anne Early, Ted Early
and introducing Tessie Torche,
p., d. & ph. Enrico Cocozza.
p. and d. Henry Cocozza, Interval
Filmed on Wishaw Estate

Shotlist: brief shot of a garden, credits, an Airman returns home on leave and is greeted by his baby son and family, int shot of the Airman washing himself in the morning and playing with his baby son, end credits(90ft, c.) shots of Enrico Cocozza with friends posing for the camera moving onto countryside scenes(130ft, c.) credits, shots of Wishaw estate, a young man - Enrico Cocozza - standing on a bridge reading a book in the wooded estate is approached by a mysterious man in robes who points at the river then points at Enrico's character, the man then throws the young man over the bridge into the river, you see a splash and then the camera follows the book down the course of the river, end credits (290ft, c.).