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Reel 1, Section A

Page 1 - Leader and Credits
Page 2 - Credits
Page 3 - Credits, Prologue, Carriage Scene
Page 4 - Carriage Scene
Page 5 - Carriage Scene
Page 6 - Carriage Scene
Page 7 - Carriage Scene, Plantation Arrival
Page 8 - House Scene
Page 9 - House Scene
Page 10 - John Leaves Plantation
Page 11 - Footer

Page 1

 

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8-00

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Protection Leader

 

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Part 1 Title

 

13-04

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Academy Leader

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5-15

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Introduction:

RKO RADIO PICTURES
Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.

     

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Main Title:

WALT DISNEY Presents

     

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Sub-Title

SONG OF THE SOUTH

(Background drawing of plantation)
Truck back revealing page of book.

WITH UNCLE REMUS AND HIS TALES OF
          BRER RABBIT
     (Rabbit head drawing)
PHOTOGRAPHED IN TECHNICOLOR

Chorus:  "SONG OF THE SOUTH, YOUR MUSIC
          WEAVES A MAGIC SPELL…"

      

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Credit Title:

(Drawing of Remus, Luana Patten and Bobby
Driscoll, on top of page.)

PRESENTING
          RUTH WARRICK   BOBBY DRISCOLL
          JAMES BASKETT  LUANA PATTEN

Pan down to:

AND   -   Lucile Watson
          Hattie McDaniel
          Eric Rolf
          Glenn Leedy
          Mary Field
          Anita Brown
          George Nokes
          Gene Holland
          "Nicodemus" Stewart
          Johnny Lee

(Drawing of two children in boat on pond).

Chorus:  "SONG OF THE SOUTH, I SEE THE
          SCENES I KNOW SO WELL."

     

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Screenplay
          DALTON REYMOND
          MORTON GRANT
          MAURICE RAPF

Original Story by Dalton Reymond

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Credit Title:
Continued -

Based on the tales of UNCLE REMUS by
        JOEL CHANDLER HARRIS

The characters and events depicted in this photoplay are fictional, any similarity to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.

(Drawing of cabin and tree).

Chorus: "COTTON WOODS IN BLOSSOM..."

 

 

 

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Photographed by     -Gregg Toland
Art Director        -Perry Ferguson
Film Editor         -William M. Morgan
Costume Designer    -Mary Wills
Special Processes   -Ub Iwerks
Sound Director      -C. O. Slyfield
Sound Recorders     -Fred Lau
                    -Harold Steck
Art Treatment       -Elmer Plummer
Technicolor Color
Director            -Natalie Kalmus
Associate           -Mitchell Kovaleski

(Drawing of field)

Approved MPPDA       Sound RCA System
Cert. #11163         Copyright MCMXLVI

        Walt Disney Productions
          All Rights Reserved

Cartoonists (seal)     I.A.T.S.E. (bug)

Chorus: "...OVER MY CABIN DOOR, PALE
      MOONLIGHT ON A FIELD OF WHITE..."

     

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Music Director    -Charles Wolcott
Photoplay Score   -Daniele Amfitheatrof
Cartoon Score     -Paul J. Smith
Vocal Director    -Ken Darby
Orchestration     -Edward Plumb

             Songs by

Ray Gilbert             Sam Coslow
Allie Wrubel            Arthur Johnston
Johnny Lange - Hy Heath - Eliot Daniel
Robert MacGimsey         Foster Carling

Chorus:  "YOU BRING THEM BACK ONCE MORE..."

Solo:  "I SEEM..."

(Flower border)

     

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Cartoon Story
              WILLIAM PEED
              RALPH WRIGHT
              GEORGE STALLINGS

(Drawing of tree, mailbox, and three animals)

Solo:  "...TO HEAR THOSE GENTLE VOICES..."

      

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Cartoon Art Direction

           KENNETH ANDERSON
CHARLES PHILIPPI        HAROLD DOUGHTY
HUGH HENNESY            PHILIP BARBER

(Drawing of Remus and frog on log fishing.)

Solo:  "...CALLING LOW...OUT OF..."

 

 

 

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Background and Color Stylists

             CLAUDE COATS
             MARY BLAIR

Background Artists RALPH HULETT
                    BRICE MACK
                    RAY HUFFINE
                    EDGAR STARR
                    AL DEMPSTER

(Drawing of rabbit peeking around door).

Solo:  "...THE LONG, LONG AGO."

     

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Directing Animators MILT KAHL
                    ERIC LARSON
                    OLLIE JOHNSTON
                    LES CLARK
                    MARC DAVIS
                    JOHN LOUNSBERY

(Drawing of fox by trunk of tree.)

Chorus:  "THIS HEART OF MINE IS IN THE
          HEART OF DIXIE..."

     

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Animators
       Don Luske         Harvey Toombs
       Tom Massey        Ken O'Brien
       Murray McClellan  Al Coe
       Jack Campbell     Hal Ambro
       Hal King          Cliff Nordberg
                         Rudy Larriva

Effects Animators - Josh Meador
                    George Rowley
                    Blaine Gibson
                    Brad Case

(Drawing of bear walking up hill).

Chorus:  "THAT'S WHERE I BELONG...
          SINGIN' A SONG..."

      

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Associate Producer  PERCE PEARCE

(Drawing of Mill Pond. Remus and two children by tree.)

Chorus:  "...A SONG OF THE..."

Wording dissolves out to:

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140-03

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Cartoon Director  WILFRED JACKSON

(Same drawing)

Chorus:  "...SOUTH."

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Photoplay Director  HARVE FOSTER

(Same drawing)

     

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PROLOGUE:
"Out of the humble cabin, out of the singing heart of the Old South have come the tales of Uncle Remus, rich in the simple truths, forever fresh and new."

(Drawing of interior of cabin; chair, table, and fireplace.)

Lettering fades away - cartoon drawing dissolves to live action interior of cabin. Fire glows in the fireplace, illuminating cabin.

LS of room. Truck into fireplace and chair.

Remus o.s.: (Chuckling) "YES SUH...             DEY'S UDDER WAYS O'             LEARNIN' 'BOUT DE BEHIND             FEET OF A MULE DEN GETTIN'             KICKED BY 'EM. SURE AS I'M             NAMED REMUS.  AN' JES'             CAUSE DESE YER TALES IS             'BOUT CRITTERS LIKE BRER             RABBIT AN' BRER FOX, DAT             DON' MEAN DEY AIN'T DE SAME             LIKE KIN HAPPEN TO FOLKS,             SO DEM WHAT CAN'T LEARN             FROM A TALE 'BOUT CRITTERS,             JES' AIN'T GOT DEY EARS             TUNED FOR LIS'NIN."

     

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LS of horses and carriage coming up road to camera.

Remus o.s.: "LIKE AS NOT DEY TOO BUSY             GOIN' ALONG ALL MIXT UP WID             DEY OWN TROUBLES, UH...             LIKE THE TIME DAT MISS             SALLY AN' MISTER JOHN..."

      

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MCU of Sally, John and Tempy in carriage. Johnny with back to camera.

Remus o.s.: "...WAS COMIN' DOWN TO DE             PLANTATION..."

      

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CU of Tempy and Johnny.

      

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CU of Sally and John.

      

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ECU of Johnny.

      

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CU of Sally and John.

      

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MCU of Tempy and Johnny over Sally's shoulder.

Johnny:   "MAMA?"

Sally:    "YES JOHNNY?"

Johnny:   "WHY ARE WE GOING TO GRANDMA'S?

Sally:    "WELL -- I TOLD YOU DEAR, FOR A
           VISIT."

Johnny:   "WHY DON'T SHE COME TO SEE
           US, LIKE SHE DID LAST SPRING?

     

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ECU of Sally.

Sally:    "WELL, BECAUSE IT -- I THOUGHT
           YOU'D ENJOY SEEING THE
           PLANTATION."

      

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ECU of Johnny.

Johnny:   "IS GRANDMA MAD AT US?"

      

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MCU of Sally and John.

Sally:    "BUT OF COURSE NOT JOHNNY!
           WHATEVER GAVE YOU THAT IDEA?"

      

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ECU of Johnny.

Johnny:   "WELL, GEORGIE SAYS EVERYBODY'S
           MAD AT WHAT DADDY WRITES IN
           THE NEWSPAPER."

      

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MCU of John and Sally.

Johnny o.s.: "DON'T GRANDMA READ THE
               NEWSPAPER? DON'T SHE?"

John:         "SHE DOES! AND SHE LIKES                WHAT'S IN IT!"

Sally:        "JOHN, PLEASE!"

      

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CU of Johnny.

Johnny:   "ARE YOU MAD AT EACH OTHER TOO?"

      

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ECU of Sally.

Sally:     "WHY NO, DEAR. OF COURSE NOT."

      

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316-00

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MCU of Tempy and Johnny over Sally's shoulder.

Tempy:    "GRACIOUS GOODNESS, JOHNNY...
           WE'S ALMOST DAR! LISSEN! YOU
          AIN'T NEVER HEER'D NO FROGS
          LIKE DEM IN ATLANTA."

John o.s.: "YOU KNOW WHAT THEY'RE SAYING?"

      

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MCU of Sally and John.

John:  "KNEE-DEEP!  KNEE-DEEP!"

      

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ECU of Johnny.

Johnny:   "HONEST!"

John:     "HONEST."

Johnny:   "KNEE-DEEP!  KNEE-DEEP!"

     

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5-01

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MCU of John and Sally laughing.

John:     "YOU KNOW, WHEN I WAS YOUR AGE,
           I USED TO CATCH LOTS OF 'EM."

      

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ECU of Johnny.

John o.s.: "I REMEMBER ONE TIME I - AH -             HID..."

      

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ECU of Tempy.

John o.s.: "A WHOLE BOX OF 'EM OVER IN
           YOUR GRANDMA'S MILK HOUSE, AND
            THEY GOT LOOSE."

Tempy:     "YES, AN' I 'MEMBERS WHAT YOU
            GOT FOR DOIN' IT, TOO."

      

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ECU of John, laughing.

John:  "WELL, IT WAS OLD UNCLE REMUS'
        FAULT, YOU KNOW. HE TOLD ME THAT
        STORY ABOUT BRER FROG."

      

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ECU of Johnny.

Tempy o.s.:  "DE TALE 'BOUT HIS HAVIN' A
              TAIL AN' LOSIN' IT?"

John o.s.:   "THAT'S IT."

      

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ECU of John.

John:    "ONLY...HOW CAN THERE..."

      

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375-07

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ECU of Tempy.

John o.s.:  "...BE A TAIL..."

John and
Tempy:      "...WHEN DEY AIN'T NO TAIL."

      

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ECU of Johnny.

Johnny:     "AUNT TEMPY?"

Tempy o.s.: "WHAT IS IT, CHILD?"

Johnny:     "IS UNCLE REMUS REAL?"

      

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MCU of Tempy and Johnny.

Tempy:  "REAL? CO'SE HE'S REAL.  YOU JES'
         WAIT 'TIL YOU HEARS HIM TELL A
         TALE 'BOUT BRER RABBIT. DEN
         YOU'LL KNOW HE'S REAL."

     

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MLS of house at end of road. Carriage rolls past camera and goes on down road.

      

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MLS carriage rolls past camera. Man and children in front yard of shack, in b.g. Negro boy runs after carriage.

      

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CU of Negro boy hanging on ropes in back of carriage. Looks back over shoulder and grins.

      

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LS of house. Carriage rolls to a stop.

Doshy:  "WELCOME HOME, MY DAUGHTER."

      

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MCU Sally getting out of the carriage. John and Johnny get out. Toby stands in f.g. Chloe and Tempy in b.g. Ned comes from behind carriage to camera and o.s.

Doshy:  "AND YOU TOO, SIR!  OH, IT'S GOOD
        TO HAVE A MAN IN THE HOUSE AGAIN.
         TURN AROUND HERE YOUNG MAN, AND
         LET ME HAVE A LOOK AT YOU.  YOU
         FAVOR YOUR GRANDFATHER MORE EVERY
         TIME I SEE YOU.  TOBY!"

      

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CU of Toby and Johnny.

Toby:   "YASSUM, MISS DOSHY."

Doshy o.s.: "THIS IS MY GRANDSON JOHNNY...
             AND HE'S THE APPLE OF MY EYE.
             NOW, YOU TAKE GOOD CARE OF
            HIM AND SHOW HIM OUR
             PLANTATION -- AND IF HE GETS
             INTO TROUBLE, YOU SEE THAT HE
             GETS OUT OF IT."

      

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Toby:       "YASSUM."

Doshy o.s.: "I HOPE..."

      

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MCU of Ned untying trunk ropes.

Doshy o.s.: "...YOU'RE A NOISY BOY. I LOVE
             NOISY..."

      

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MCU of Johnny and Toby. Johnny looks o.s. exits scene.

Doshy o.s.: "...CHILDREN. IT MAKES IT SO
             MUCH EASIER TO TELL WHERE
             THEY ARE AND WHAT THEY'RE UP
             TO."

      

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MCU of Johnny. He runs to Tempy.

Johnny: "AUNT TEMPY, IS THAT UNCLE REMUS?"

Tempy:  "UNCLE REMUS? LAWZY NO, HONEY.
         DAT'S JES' NED."

Toby:   "COME ON, I'LL SHOW YOU THE BIG          GRANDPA CLOCK."

Johnny and Toby go through the door in b.g. Tempy and Chloe follow them.

Doshy o.s.: "I'VE BEEN HEARING ABOUT THE
            CLATTER YOU'VE RAISED IN
            ATLANTA, THUMPING FOR COTTON
            MILLS, RAILWAYS, AND...HEAVEN
            KNOWS WHAT."

     

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MCU of Sally, John and Miss Doshy on porch. Ned comes up behind them with trunk.

Ned:   "MISS DOSHY? WHAR DO YOU WANT ME
        TO PUT DISHYER TRUNK?"

Doshy: "PUT IT IN THE...OH WELL, NEVER
       MIND. PERHAPS I'D BETTER SHOW HIM
       MYSELF. COME ALONG. NOW BE CAREFUL
       YOU DON'T BUMP INTO THINGS!

Miss Doshy leads Ned through the door in b.g. Sally turns and walks to door.

John:  "SALLY!"

      

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CU of Sally turning around. John walks in sc.

John:  "WELL?  WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO TELL
       HER?  HAVE YOU CHANGED YOUR MIND --
       OR ARE YOU STILL GOING TO STAY?"

      

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Sally:  "OH, I HAVE TO STAY JOHN. IT
        WOULDN'T BE FAIR TO MAMA. SHE HAS
        ENOUGH RESPONSIBILITY -- I'M NOT
        GOING TO SADDLE HER WITH OURS."

John:   "BUT IT'S ONLY FOR A SHORT TIME.
         SHE'D BE ONLY TOO GLAD TO TAKE
         CARE OF JOHNNY."

      

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MCU of Johnny and Toby looking up at clock. Miss Doshy comes in sc. and puts large hand on the hour.

Toby:   "WHEN DAT BIG HAN' GITS STRAIGHT          UP, WATCH OUT."

      

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CU of Johnny and Toby. Toby. and Johnny look at each other and grin, as clock chimes. Miss Doshy in b.g. walks o.s.

Toby:   "WHAT I TELL YOU!"

      

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MLS of Sally and John on porch. Miss Doshy comes through door.

John:   "OH, MISS DOSHY, SALLY WANTS
         JOHNNY TO STAY HERE FOR AWHILE...
         WITH YOU."

Doshy:  "WHAT WILL YOU DO?

John:   "OH, I'M GOING BACK."

     

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CU of Johnny and Toby. Toby grins looking at clock. Johnny hears o.s. voices. Turns around puzzled.

John o.s.:  "AND I WANT SALLY TO GO WITH
             ME."

Sally o.s.: "IT'S NO USE, JOHN. I'M NOT
             GOING BACK."

      

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MLS of Sally, Miss Doshy and John on porch. Johnny comes from behind Miss Doshy and stands in front of John.

John:   "THEN... I'LL HAVE TO GO WITHOUT
         YOU. AND I'D BETTER HURRY, OR
         I'LL MISS MY TRAIN."

Doshy:  "MISS IT! YOU WON'T REGRET IT."

Johnny: "DADDY? YOU'RE GOING BACK?"

John:   "YES, SON."

Johnny: "WHY?"

      

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630-13

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CU of John and Johnny. Miss Doshy in b.g. John bends down to Johnny.

John:    "I HAVE TO."

Johnny:  "BUT -- YOU -- YOU'VE NEVER LEFT
          MAMA AND ME BEFORE."

John:    "NO, I KNOW. BUT I'VE GOT A JOB
          TO DO, AND YOU'VE GOT ONE TOO.

      

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CU of Sally.

John o.s.: "TAKING CARE OF MOTHER AND
            GRANDMOTHER. YOU'LL DO THAT
             NOW FOR ME, WON'T YOU?"

      

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CU of John kissing Johnny on cheek. Miss Doshy in b.g.

John:   "GOODBYE, SON."

     

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5-01

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ECU of Johnny.

John o.s.:  "GOODBYE MISS DOSHY."

Doshy o.s.: "GOODBYE JOHN."

      

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MLS of John and Miss Doshy. He walks to Sally and kisses her. Johnny with back to camera.

John:   "GOODBYE, SALLY."

Sally:  "GOODBYE."

      

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685-05

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ECU of Johnny. He begins to cry.

      

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MLS of John walking away from Sally and o.s. Truck in as Sally reaches for Johnny's shoulder. Sally bends down to him. Miss Doshy and Toby in b.g.

Johnny: "DADDY! DON'T! DON'T GO! PLEASE
         DADDY! PLEASE! I WON'T STAY
         HERE! IF YOU GO, I'M GOING TOO!"

      

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LS of John driving away in carriage.

      

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CU of Johnny and Sally.

      

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Part 1 Title and Information Frame

725-08

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Chart

726-00

7-08

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Tail Leader

744-04

 

 

Over-all Footage

End of Reel 1, Section A.

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