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Reel 1, Section B

Page 1 - Johnny runs away, "Uncle Remus Said"
Page 2 - "Uncle Remus Said"
Page 3 - Uncle Remus tells fireside story
Page 4 - Chloe and Tempy looking for Johnny
Page 5 - Uncle Remus covers for Johnny
Page 6 - Uncle Remus catches Johnny
Page 7 - Remus offers to go with Johnny
Page 8 - Remus and Johnny pack to leave
Page 9 - Remus begins to tell Johnny story
Page 10 - Introduction to "Running Away"

Page 1

 

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8-00

1

Head Leader

 

-14

2

Part 1 Title & Information Frames

     

FADE IN:

0-00

30-11

3

LS of plantation house at night. Door opens and Johnny comes out. Sneaks across porch and runs up the road to camera.

     

CUT TO:

30-11

6-10

4

ELS looking down road. Johnny runs to camera.

     

CUT TO:

37-05

8-06

5

MLS of Johnny. Pan as he runs across bridge.

Chorus o.s.:"THAT'S WHAT UNCLE REMUS SAID,
             THAT'S WHAT UNCLE REMUS SAID,
             LISTEN..."

     

CUT TO:

45-11

26-01

6

LS group of negroes gathered around fire.

Chorus:     "...NOW TO WHAT I SAY,
            THAT'S HOW THE CRITTERS GOT
            THAT WAY.

Solo:       "THE LEOPARD'S PAPPY GOT THE
            GOUT FROM EATIN' TOO MUCH
            SPECKLE TROUT, HIS MAMMY
            DREAMED OF POLKA DOTS,

Chorus:     "THAT'S HOW THE LEOPARD GOT
            HIS SPOTS. THAT'S WHAT UNCLE
            REMUS SAID, THAT'S WHAT..."

      

CUT TO:

71-12

8-06

7

LS group of negroes around fire.

Chorus: "UNCLE REMUS SAID,
            SPECKLE TROUT AND POLKA DOTS

Solo:       "THAT'S HOW THE LEOPARD..."

     

CUT TO:

80-02

31-13

8

LS of road. Johnny runs to camera. Pan as he walks along fence. Stops to watch group.

Solo:       "...GOT HIS SPOTS.

Chorus:     "MORE, MORE, TELL US MORE...

Solo:       "THE CAMEL CROSSED THE DESERT
            SANDS WITH ALL THEM MIGHTY
            CARAVANS, HIS BED WAS FULL OF
            SANDY LUMPS,

Chorus:     "THAT'S HOW THE CAMEL GOT
            THOSE HUMPS.

Page 2

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            THAT'S WHAT UNCLE REMUS SAID,
            THAT'S WHAT UNCLE REMUS SAID,
            SANDY BED WAS FULL OF
            LUMPS..."

111-15

9-08

9

MLS group of negroes around fire singing.

Solo:       "THAT'S HOW THE CAMEL GOT
            THOSE HUMPS."

Chorus:     "MORE, MORE, TELL US MORE,

Solo:       "THE PIG HE SAW HIS..."

     

CUT TO:

121-07

2-06

10

MCU of Johnny. Negroes in b.g.

Solo o.s.:  "...MONKEY FRIEND,
            A SWINGING..."

     

CUT TO:

123-13

5-01

11

MLS of Johnny. Walks from camera.

Solo o.s.:  "...BY HIS OTHER END,
            HE TRIED THE SAME THING..."

     

CUT TO:

128-14

23-00

12

CU of Johnny. Looks o.s. at sound of Remus' voice.

Solo o.s.:  "...ON A RAIL, THAT'S HOW THE
            PIG GOT A CURLEY TAIL."

Chorus o.s.:"THAT'S WHAT UNCLE REMUS SAID,
            THAT'S WHAT UNCLE REMUS SAID,
            TRIED THE SAME THING ON A
            RAIL, THAT'S HOW THE PIG
            GOT A CURLEY TAIL."
            MORE, MORE, TELL US MORE..."

Remus o.s.: "YES SIR, DAT'S DE WAY WID
            BRER RABBIT -- SHO'S I'M NAME
            REMUS. 'BOUT DE TIME HE GIT
            IT STUCK IN HIS MIND DAT DEY
            AIN'T NOBODY KIN OUT-DO 'IM,
            UP SOMEBODY'D JUMP AN..."

     

CUT TO:

151-14

16-01

13

LS of Johnny climbing through fence. Sneaks behind tree.

Remus o.s.: "...DO HIM SCAN'LOUS. 'WHAT
            YOU LAUGHIN' 'BOUT?' SEZ BRER
            FOX, SEZ HE. AN' BRER RABBIT,
            HE COULDN'T SAY NOTHIN'.
            'WELL DEN,' SEZ BRER FOX,
            SEZEE HE..."

     

CUT TO:

167-15

6-00

14

CU of Johnny peeking from behind tree.

Remus o.s.: "...'I'LL SETTLE YO' HASH
            RIGHT NOW.' AND WID DAT..."

Page 3

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173-15

24-14

15

MLS of Remus and children around fire. Truck in to Remus.

Remus:     "...HE GRAB BRER RABBIT BY DE
           TAIL AND MADE FO' TO DASH 'IM
           AGIN' DE GROUN'. BUT JES' DEN,
           BRER RABBIT'S TAIL SNAP OFF
           REAL SHORT, AN' HE TUCK...
           THRU DE COTTON PATCH LIKE DE
           DOGS WAS AFTER 'IM. AN' FROM
           DAT DAY TO DIS..."

 

 

 

CUT TO:

198-13

8-13

16

CU of Johnny peeking from behind tree.

Remus o.s. "...DE ONLY TAIL DAT BRER
           RABBIT'S GOT TO HIS NAME WAS A
           LIL' OL' BALL O' COTTON."

     

CUT TO:

207-10

10-15

17

MCU of Remus, Pearl and Toby.

Pearl:     "AN' WHAT HAPPEN TO BRER FOX,
           UNC' REMUS?"

Remus:      (Chuckles) "T'WON'T DO TO PUT
           TOO MUCH CLOTH FOR TO CUT ONE
           PAIR OF PANTS."

     

CUT TO:

218-09

8-10

18

CU of Toby and Pearl.

Toby:      "UNC' REMUS, YOU TELLS THE BES'
           TALES IN DE WHOLE UNITED
           STATES O' GEORGIA".

      

CUT TO:

227-03

6-00

19

MCU of Remus, Toby and Pearl. Remus looks o.s.

      

CUT TO:

233-03

1-09

20

CU of Johnny. Ducks behind tree.

      

CUT TO:

234-12

8-12

21

CU of Remus.

Remus:     "LAWZY CHILE, YOU SHOULD O'
           HEERD ME TELL 'EM WHEN I COULD
           TELL 'EM."

      

CUT TO:

243-08

5-00

22

CU of Johnny peeking from behind tree.

Remus o.s.:"I BOUN' YOU'D A-BUSTED DE
           BUTTONS OFF'N YO' WHAT-CHER
           MACOLLUMS."

Page 4

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248-08

8-01

23

CU of Remus. Sees Johnny o.s.

Remus:     "WHEN MISS SALLY WAS YO' AGE,
           SHE USTER SET JES' AS YOU'S A
           SETTIN' RIGHT NOW..."

     

CUT TO:

256-09

6-00

24

CU of Johnny peeking from behind tree.

     

Remus o.s.:"...AN' LAUGH 'TIL SHE COULD
           LAUGH NO MO'."

     

CUT TO:

262-09

3-13

25

CU of Remus. He looks o.s.

Chloe o.s.:"UNC' REMUS!"

     

CUT TO:

266-06

1-10

86

CU of Johnny ducking behind tree.

Chloe o.s.:"UNC' REMUS!"

      

CUT TO:

268-00

11-01

87

LS of Tempy and Chloe coming into scene to Remus. He gets up. Trucks in.

Chloe:     "LAWZY MURSY, HAVE YOU SEEN
           JOHNNY? PO' MISS SALLY-- SHE
           BEEN LOOKIN' HIGH AND LOW FOR
           DAT CHILE!"

Tempy:     "YOU SHO' HE AIN'T BEEN DOWN
           HERE LIS'NIN TO ONE O' YO'
           TALES?"

      

CUT TO:

279-01

4-10

28

CU of Toby, Chloe and Tempy.

Toby:      "CO'SE HE AIN'T! WOULDN'T I
           A-SEED 'IM?"

Chloe:     "HOW COME YOU LET DAT BOY GIT
           OUT O'..."

      

CUT TO:

283-11

3-14

29

CU of Remus.

Chloe o.s.:"...YO' SIGHT? DIDN'T MISS
           DOSHY TELL YOU TO TAKE CARE
           O' HIM?"

Tempy o.s.:"COME ON..."

      

CUT TO:

Page 5

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287-09

5-06

30

CU of Toby, Chloe and Tempy.

Tempy:     "...CHLOE! US GOT TO FIND HIM
           BEFO' MISS SALLY GO OUTER HER
           MIN'."

      

CUT TO:

292-15

3-14

31

CU of Uncle Remus.

Remus:     "...YOU TELL MISS SALLY DE
           BOY'S WID ME."

      

CUT TO:

296-13

9-10

32

MLS of Remus, Chloe, Tempy, Toby and Pearl.

Tempy:     "WHAT DO YOU MEAN--HE WID YOU?"

Remus:     "NEM-MINE. YOU JES' TELL HER
           WHAT I..."

     

CUT TO:

306-07

5-07

33

CU of Toby, Chloe and Tempy. Tempy pulls Toby along with her by the ear.

Remus:     "...SEZ."

Tempy:     "COME ON TOBY, GIT YO'SE'F ON."

      

CUT TO:

311-14

7-06

34

CU of Remus. Looks o.s.

Chloe o.s.:"GO ON, GO ON..."

      

CUT TO:

319-04

12-13

35

MLS of Remus walking to tree. Stops and looks behind it.

      

CUT TO:

332-01

5-02

36

CU of Remus. Looks o.s. puzzled.

      

CUT TO:

337-03

17-04

37

MLS of Remus coming to fence. Looks up and down road. Hears o.s. rustling of leaves. Walks o.s.

      

CUT TO:

354-07

8-07

38

MCU of Johnny running thru forest.

      

CUT TO:

362-14

5-12

39

LS of Johnny running over log - stumbles and falls.

      

CUT TO:

Page 6

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368-10

5-08

40

MCU of Remus coming thru forest.

      

CUT TO:

374-02

10-03

41

MLS of Johnny getting up and climbing over log.

      

CUT TO:

384-05

4-04

42

MCU of Remus. Walks o.s.

     

CUT TO:

388-09

5-14

43

MLS of Johnny in woods.

      

CUT TO:

394-07

7-05

44

MCU of Remus. Climbs over log. Hears o.s. crying.

      

CUT TO:

401-12

49-04

45

MLS of Johnny sitting on log crying. Remus sits beside him and wipes Johnny's eye with his handkerchief.

Remus:    "WELL, BLESS MY SOUL!" (Sits
          down beside Johnny.) "AH, DAR
          NOW, DONE GONE AN GOT SUMP'N IN
          YO' EYE. AN' I AIN'T SURPRISED--
          THINGS BLOWIN' 'ROUND HERE DE
          WAY DEY DOES."

Remus sees Johnny's bag. Picks it up and looks at it.

Remus:    "NOW -- HMMM -- PEERS TO ME LIKE
          YOU'S FIGGERIN' ON GOIN' SOME
          PLACE."

      

CUT TO:

451-00

31-09

46

CU of Johnny and Remus. Johnny gets up.

Johnny:   "I AM! AND NOBODY'S GONNA STOP
          ME!"

Remus:    "WELL NOW. IF DAT DON'T BANG MY
          TIME! YOU KNOW. I WAS JES'
          FIGGERIN' ON DOIN' SUMP'N LIKE
          DAT MYSE'F. HOW'D YOU LIKE OL'
          UNC' REMUS TO GO LONG WID YOU?"

      

CUT TO:

482-09

13-04

47

MCU of Remus and Johnny. Remus gets up - picks up Johnny's bag. He and Johnny climb back over log.

      

DISS TO:

495-13

35-11

48

LS of Johnny and Remus climbing over fence, stand in the road.

Remus:    "NOW, LES SEE NOW. WHAR IS WE
          FIGGERIN' ON GOIN'? HOW KIN WE
          BE GOIN' SOME PLACE IF WE DUNNO
          WHAR WE'S GOIN'?"

Page 7

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495-13

(Cont'd)

 

Johnny:    "I'M GOING TO ATLANTA."

Remus:     "HMMM, POW'FUL LONG WALK
           TO ATLANTA..."

Looks in Johnny's bag.

Remus:     "IS YOU BRUNG SOME GRUB?"

      

CUT TO:

531-08

12-04

49

CU of Johnny.

Johnny:    "NO."

Remus o.s.:"WELL, NOW... IF WE AIN'T GOT
           NO GRUB, WE SHO CAN'T GET
           VERY FUR."

      

CUT TO:

543-12

5-14

50

MCU of Remus and Johnny.

Remus:     "S'POSE WE STOPS BY MY PLACE
           AN' PICKS UP SOME CAWN-BREAD?"

     

CUT TO:

549-10

3-12

51

CU Johnny.

Remus o.s.:"...AN' MEBBE SOME SWEET
           TATTERS?"

      

CUT TO:

553-06

17-14

52

MCU of Johnny and Remus. Remus walks back up the road. Johnny stands looking o.s.

Remus:     "TOBBY SHO', HONEY. GIMME YO'
           HAN'... I NEED YOUNG EYES IN
           DE DARK."

Johnny takes Remus' hand and they walk down road.

      

DISS TO:

571-04

16-09

53

MLS Remus and Johnny in cabin. Remus fixes potatoes. Johnny ties bundle.

Remus:     "SORT O' LATE IN DE DAY TO BE
           STARTIN' ON SECH A LONG TRIP,
           AIN'T IT?"

Johnny:    "WELL, YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO...
           JUST 'CAUSE YOU SAID YOU
           WOULD".

      

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587-13

7-05

54

MCU of Remus. Picks up stick.

Remus:      "WELL, NOW, I AIN'T HEERD
            NOBODY SAY NUTHIN' 'BOUT NOT             GOIN'."

      

CUT TO:

595-02

5-08

55

MCU of Johnny.

Remus o.s.: "CO'SE I'LL GO."

Johnny:     "AND I'M NOT COMIN' BACK!"

      

CUT TO:

600-10

3-03

56

MCU of Remus putting potatoes in fire on stick. Chuckles to himself.

      

CUT TO:

603-13

6-03

57

MCU of Johnny looking at Remus.

Johnny:     "YOU'RE LAUGHING AT ME."

     

CUT TO:

610-00

4-13

58

MCU of Remus.

Remus:      "AT YOU, HONEY? NO SUH."

      

CUT TO:

614-13

6-07

59

MCU of Johnny.

Remus o.s.: "I'SE LAUGHIN' 'CAUSE DEM'S
            SACKLY THE WORDS THAT OL' BRER
            RABBIT USED..."

      

CUT TO:

621-04

9-05

60

MCU of Remus.

Remus:      "...DE TIME DAT HE LIT OUT
            FROM HIS BRIAR PATCH! 'AN I
            AIN'T NEVER COMIN' BACK,
            NEITHER'."

      

CUT TO:

630-09

9-13

61

CU of Johnny. He ties bundle.

Remus o.s.: "YES SUH, DEM WAS HIS VERY
            WORDS."

      

CUT TO:

640-06

9-01

62

MCU of Remus. He walks from fire.

Remus:      "WELL, RECKON I BETTER BE
            GETTIN' MY THINGS TOGETHER..."

      

CUT TO:

649-07

9-06

63

MCU of Johnny. Remus walks behind him. Starts packing clothes.

Page 9

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649-07

(Cont'd)

 

Remus:      "...SO'S WE CAN BE LEAVIN'."

      

CUT TO:

658-13

106-02

64

MCU of Remus packing. Johnny walks in front of camera to Remus.

Johnny:     "WHAT DID YOU SAY ABOUT
            BRER RABBIT?"

Remus:      "WHICH BRER RABBIT WAS DAT,             HON?"

Johnny:     "WHY, YOU SAID SOMETHING
            ABOUT BRER RABBIT."

Remus:      "WHO? ME? I MIGHTER SAID
            SUMP'N 'BOUT 'IM DAY BEFO'
            YESTIDDY, BUT IT DONE GONE
            CLEAN OFF MY MIND."

Johnny:     "WHY, YOU SAID THERE WAS A
            TALE ABOUT BRER RABBIT NOT
            COMING BACK TO HIS BRIAR
            PATCH."

Remus:      "WELL, BLESS MY SOUL, CHILE. I
            SHO' DID. AND IF I DON'T TELL
            YOU ABOUT 'IM, YOU'RE GONNA
            PESTER ME 'TIL I DOES. SO
            WHAT'S DE ODDS? 'TAIN'T NO
            GREAT TALE, NO-HOW."

They walk to the fireplace. Remus sits down. Johnny walks to him and sits down on stool.

Johnny:     "IS THAT THE SAME BRER RABBIT
            THAT GOT AWAY FROM THE FOX?"

Remus:      "WHY, DON'T YOU KNOW? DEY
            AIN'T BUT ONE BRER RABBIT. NOW
            YOU JES' SET YO'SE'F DOWN HERE
            AND LISSEN WID BOFE EARS WIDE
            OPEN... 'CAUSE DISHYER BRER
            RABBIT, HE'S DE OUT-DOIN'EST,
            THE MOS' BODACIOUS CRITTER..."

      

CUT TO:

764-15

8-06

65

CU of Johnny.

Remus o.s.: "...IN DE WHOLE WORLD. NOW
            DISHYER TALE DIDN'T HAPPIN'
            JES' YESTIDDY..."

      

CUT TO:

773-05

18-08

66

CU of Remus. Truck in.

Remus:      "...NOR DE DAY BEFO'. 'TWAS
            ALONG TIME AGO. AN' IN DEM
            DAYS, EVE'THING WAS MIGHTY
            SATISFACTUAL."

     

CUT TO:

Page 10

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791-13

5-07

67

ECU of Johnny.

Remus o.s.: "DE CRITTERS, DEY WAS CLOSER
            TO DE FOLKS..."

      

CUT TO:

797-04

10-13

68

ECU of Remus.

Remus:      "..AN' DE FOLKS, DEY WAS
            CLOSER TO DE CRITTERS...AN' IF
            YOU'LL 'SCUSE ME FOR SAYIN'
            SO...

      

CUT TO:

808-01

3-00

69

Clear Leader

811-01

1-08

70

End Part 1 Title

812-0

-08

71

Chart

813-01

7-08

72

Tail Leader

829-07

 

 

Overall Footage

End of Reel 1, Section B.

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