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Reel 3, Section B

Page 1 - Introduction to "How Do You Do"
Page 2 - "How Do You Do"
Page 3 - "How Do You Do"
Page 4 - "How Do You Do"
Page 5 - Brer Fox and Bear prepare the Tar Baby
Page 6 - Brer Fox and Bear prepare the Tar Baby
Page 7 - Brer Fox and Bear prepare the Tar Baby
Page 8 - Brer Fox and Bear set up the Tar Baby
Page 9 - Brer Fox and Bear set up the Tar Baby
Page 10 - Brer Rabbit confronts the Tar Baby
Page 11 - Brer Rabbit confronts the Tar Baby
Page 12 - Brer Rabbit hits the Tar Baby
Page 13 - Brer Fox and Bear gloat over their catch
Page 14 - Brer Fox prepares to cook Brer Rabbit
Page 15 - Brer Bear steps in and objects

Page 1

 

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8-00

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Protection Leader

 

-14

2

Part 3 Title and Information Frame.

0-00

30-10

3

MLS of Remus, Toby and Johnny walking through door of cabin. Toby closes door, as Remus sits in chair. Johnny sits on stool; Toby on floor.

Johnny:  "STICKIN' MY FOOT IN IT,
         UNCLE REMUS?"

Remus:   "TOOBY SHO, JES' LIKE BRER RABBIT
         WHEN HE TOOK AN' STUCK HIS FOOT
         INTO SUMP'N HE DON'T KNOW NOTHIN'
         'BOUT, AN AIN'T HAD NO BUSINESS
         MIXIN' UP WID IN DE FUST PLACE.
         AIN'T YOU NEVER HEERD DAT TALE?"

Johnny:  "NOT YET, UNCLE REMUS!"

Remus:   "LAWZY ME, I 'CLAR TO GRACIOUS.."

30-10

4-00

4

MCU of Johnny, holding puppy. Toby in f.g.

Remus o.s.:  "...I SHO OUGHTER TOL' YOU
             'BOUT DAT."

     

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34-10

10-15

5

CU of Remus.

Remus:  "WELL, SUH, ONCE 'PON A TIME...
        NOT YO' TIME, NOR YIT MY TIME..."

     

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45-09

26-08

6

LS Remus coming up over hill, fishing pole over his shoulder, looking around at the scenery and the birds and butterflies.

Remus:  "...BUT ONE TIME, I WAS GOIN'
        FISHIN', AN' I WAS JUST THINKING
        HOW THE FLOWERS AND CRITTERS WAS
        CURIOUS THINGS...THEY CAN LOOK IN
        YOUR HEART AND TELL WHEN IT SINGS,
        IF IT'S WHISTLING A TUNE OR
        SINGING A SONG, THEY ALL SAY..."

      

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72-01

18-08

7

MCU Pan with Remus as he walks along; he meets butterflies.

Remus:  "...'HOWDY' WHEN YOU COME ALONG."

Butterflies: "HOWDY, UNCLE REMUS."

Remus:  "GOOD MAWNIN', GOOD MAWNIN',
        GIRLS."

Butterflies giggle and fly o.s. Single butterfly in sc. "HELLO, UNCLE REMUS." Remus doffs his hat.

     

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90-09

10-05

8

CU Remus and butterfly. She giggles and goes o.s.

Remus:  "OH, GOOD MAWNIN', MISS NELLIE."

He puts hat back on head and watches her go o.s.

Chorus: "HOW DO YOU DO,
        MIGHTY PLEASANT GREETIN'..."

     

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100-14

9-00

9

CU Remus and butterfly. Pan as he walks behind tree.

Chorus: "...HOW DO YOU DO,
        SAY IT WHEN YOUR MEETIN',
        HOW DO YOU DO,
        WITH EVERYONE REPEATIN'..."
        (o.s. Rabbit whistles)

Rabbit &
Chorus: "...PRETTY GOOD SURE AS..."

     

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109-14

4-02

10

CU Remus looks o.s.

Rabbit o.s.:  "...YOUR BAWN.
               WHAT GOES UP, IS SURE TO.."

     

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114-00

11-15

11

LS hill. Rabbit over crest, happy, whistling and hopping from path to fence Bounces up in f.g. and hops out of sc.

Rabbit:  "...COME DOWN.
         A PENNY LOST IS A PENNY FOUND,
         I'LL HOWDY YOU AND YOU HOWDY
         BACK,
         THIS FOR THAT AND TIT FOR TAT."

     

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125-15

16-15

12

MCU Remus and rabbit. Rabbit whistles as he bounces back and forth in front of Remus. Jumps over Remus' head and out of scene over fence.

Rabbit:  "HOW DO YOU DO?"

Remus:   "FINE, HOW ARE YOU? HOW YOU
         COME ON?"

Rabbit:  "PRETTY GOOD, SHO' AS YOU'RE
         BORN!"

Remus:   "STOP JUMPIN', BRER RABBIT,
         YOU'LL RUN OUTTA BREATH."

Rabbit behind Remus as he turns around and speaks to him.

     

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142-14

9-11

13

MCU rabbit hopping along top of fence to crotch at end of fence.

Remus o.s.: "WHY DON'T YOU SIT DOWN AN'
            CALM YO'SE'F?"

- Continued -

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Rabbit:  "WELL, THE GRASSHOPPER JUMPS,
         AN' SO DOES THE FLEA - I DO WHAT
         I LIKE, AN' I -- "

 

 

 

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152-09

5-13

14

CU rabbit lounging in fence crotch.

Rabbit:  "...SUITS ME!" Whistles.

     

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158-06

10-07

15

MCU Remus and rabbit.

Remus:   "I DON'T KNOW WHERE YOU GONNA
         FETCH UP AT, I SHO'LY DON'T."

Remus and rabbit, in fence crotch, notice possum o.s. on ground. Look down.

Remus:   "HOW DO YOU DO?"

     

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168-13

4-14

16

CU Remus' legs, with possum passing by in f.g. O.s. rabbit whistling. Three baby possums hanging by their tails from mother possum's tail, answer: "FINE, HOW ARE YOU?" Rabbit whistles.

      

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173-11

10-03

17

MLS Remus, rabbit and possum.

Rabbit:  "HOW YOU COME ON?"

Possum:  "PRETTY GOOD, SURE AS YOU'RE
         BORN."

Possum disappears over dip in path in f.g.

Remus:   "THE WEATHER'S..."

      

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183-14

6-11

18

CU Remus and rabbit.

Remus:   "...GOOD, THE FISHIN'S FINE,
         NOW WHAT DO YOU DO WITH ALL
         YO' TIME?"

     

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190-09

11-14

19

LS rabbit zips and zags from fence to f.g., goes back and forth, l. to r. in f.g. Hops over hill and out of scene.

Rabbit:  "OH, I ZIPS AND I ZAGS, I TO'S
         AND FRO'S - DAT'S WHAT YOU AXE ME
         AN' DAT'S WHAT YOU KNOWS."
         Whistles.

     

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202-07

6-02

20

LS log over stream. Frog sits on limb, fishing. Rabbit hops down path, says:
"HOW DO YOU..."

      

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208-09

8-14

21

CU frog. Rabbit lands by frog.

Rabbit:  "...DO."

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Frog:    "FINE, HOW ARE YOU?"

Rabbit picks up can and spills a fish from it.

Rabbit:  "HOW YOU COME ON?"

Pan down with fish as it lands in the water.

Fish:    "PRETTY GOOD..."

     

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217-07

2-13

22

MS of fish in water.

Fish:    "...SURE AS YOU'RE BORN."

     

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220-04

3-00

23

CU frog, mad. Looks o.s.

     

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223-04

4-11

24

MCU rabbit and frog. Rabbit whistles.

Frog:    "MIND OUT..."

      

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227-15

8-10

25

MLS Remus comes along log toward frog.

Frog:    "...BRER RABBIT, BETTER MEND
         YOUR WAYS ...YOU'S HEADIN' FOR
         TROUBLE ONE O' THESE DAYS."

Remus:   "WARNIN' DAT RABBIT IS WASTIN'.."

     

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236-09

3-11

26

Remus o.s.:  "...YO'BREATH."

MCU rabbit walks out on a limb, instead of down log. Falls out of scene as he steps off end.

Rabbit:  "DON'T WORRY 'BOUT ME..."

      

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240-04

13-02

27

CU rabbit balanced on one toe on rock in water.

Rabbit:  "...I CAN TAKE CARE O' MYSE'F."

Whistles and jumps up on the bank, which breaks away as he scrambles to top. He leaps to the path, cartwheels, bounces up over hill and o.s., whistling.

253-06

40-14

28

CU Remus and frog on log. Remus laughs.

Remus:   "DOGGONE, DAT BRER RABBIT IS SHO'
         A CAUTION...HE SHO IS."

Frog:    "YOU MARK MY WORDS, THAT ...
         OH THANKS (as Remus lights his
         pipe; frog blows smoke ring -
         Remus lights his own pipe; blows
         square smoke ring) YOUNG SCAMP
         IS GONNA PUT HIS..."

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Frog:   "...FOOT IN IT ONE O' THESE DAYS."

Remus starts unwinding his fishing line.

      

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23-01

29

ELS Remus on log. He casts cork and bait into f.g. Cork floats back toward log where frog's line is resting.

Remus:  "CO'SE I DIDN'T KNOW IT AT
        DE TIME, BUT BRER RABBIT WAS
        A-HEADIN'..."

      

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317-05

11-12

30

LS of Fox's lookout stump on Chickapin Hill. Truck in.

Remus o.s.: "...STRAIGHT FOR TROUBLE
            'CAUSE UP ON CHICKAPIN HILL AT
            DE EDGE OF DE BIG WOODS..."

     

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329-01

2-09

31

MCU Fox's lookout stump. Truck in as fox climbs up ladder in stump.

Remus o.s.: "...OL' BRER FOX..."

      

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331-10

3-08

32

CU fox peeks through knothole in stump.

Remus o.s.: "...WAS POW'FUL CURIOUS 'BOUT
            THE..."

      

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335-02

3-06

33

ELS fox's view of rabbit seen through knothole in lookout stump.

Remus o.s.: "...WHERE'BOUTS O' BRER
            RABBIT."

      

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338-08

3-10

34

CU fox in lookout. Sees rabbit coming o.s. He dives down into hole at base of stump.

Fox:   "HERE HE COME, HERE HE COME,
        HERE HE..."

      

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342-02

3-03

35

Pan down with fox as he zooms into interior of cave. Goes across to pot over fire. Bear standing by wall.

Fox:   "...COME RIGHT NOW. LEM'ME
       SEE, WHERE WAS I - OH, YES,
       YES, YES...

345-05

15-03

36

MS interior of cave MCU fox stirs tar in pot.

Fox:   "...THE HEAD -- GOTTA HAVE A HEAD
       -- GOTTA GET A HEAD RIGHT QUICK.
       NEED ABOUT THIS MUCH..."

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Fox:   "...TAR. YES, YES, ABOUT THIS MUCH.
       I 'SPECK IT'S JUST 'BOUT RIGHT FOR
       A HEAD. THAT BIGGITY OL' RABBIT
       WON'T GET AWAY THIS TIME, NO SIR.
       WE'LL CATCH HIM SHO'... I'LL CATCH
       HIM SHO'."

Fox carries tar from pot to log. Bear watches fox put head on Tar Baby.

      

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360-08

14-09

37

CU bear.

Bear:  "DAT'S ... DAT'S ... DAT'S
       WHAT YOU SAID THE LAST TIME BEFO',
       AND DE TIME BEFO' DAT AND DA ...
       LOOK ... LES' JES' KNOCK HIS HEAD
       CLEAN OFF."

Slaps board, with nail jutting out, against hand.

      

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375-01

3-00

38

CU fox by Tar Baby's head.

Fox:   "OH, NO, INDEED! DEY AIN'T
       NOTHIN' SMART 'BOUT DAT!"

     

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378-01

4-10

39

CU bear in disgusted look at Tar Baby.

Fox o.s.:  "I'M GONNA SHOW HIM WHO DE
           SMARTEST IS, AN' DE TAR BABY DO
           DE REST."

      

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382-11

3-14

40

CU fox admires Tar Baby.

Fox:   "IT SHO' GONNA FOOL 'IM! YES SIR!"

      

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386-09

10-08

41

CU bear looks at Tar Baby.

Bear:  "OH, NO, IT ... IT ... HAIN'T ...
       IT AIN'T GON' FOOL NOBODY ...
       IT HAIN'T GOT NO EYES!"
       (Points to his eyes.)

      

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397-01

2-11

42

CU fox.

Fox:   "EYES! OH, YES, INDEED. EYES!
       I'M GLAD I THOUGHT OF THAT!"

      

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399-12

4-03

43

MCU bear. Fox comes into scene. Pulls buttons off bear's coat. Bear looks down at torn coat.

Fox:   "LEM-ME SEE NOW ... HMM ...
       LET ME SEE ABOUT THIS. JUST
       'BOUT THIS SIZE.

      

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3-05

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CU Fox and Tar Baby with button eyes.

Fox:   "NOW ... AH ... UH ... LEM-ME SEE.
       OH, YES. A NOSE TOO ..."

      

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407-04

9-01

45

CU bear. Fox in scene. Bear pokes finger through torn coat.

Fox:   "... GOT TO HAVE A NOSE -- NEEDS
       ONE OF THOSE VERY VERY BADLY. GOT
       TO HAVE A NOSE. THIS IS SHO' GONNA
       DO THE TRICK."

Bear covers up his nose, but the fox grabs bowl of the bear's pipe, shoves stem of pipe back into bear's mouth.

      

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416-05

2-11

46

ECU Tar Baby. Fox's hand putting bowl of pipe on for nose.

Fox o.s.: "(With laugh) THIS IS LOOKIN'
          MO' ..."

     

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419-00

15-13

47

MCU Fox, bear and Tar Baby.

Fox:   " ... NATURAL ALL DE TIME."

Bear:  "IT HAIN'T -- IT HAIN'T --
       IT HAIN'T GOT NO HAIR."

Fox:   "OH! HAIR!"

Fox looks at bear's hair. Bear pulls hat down over head and turns away from fox. Pan to bear's head; he yells.

      

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434-13

2-05

48

CU fox and Tar Baby. Fox puts head back on Tar Baby, covered with bear's hair.

Fox:   "NOW --"

      

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437-02

6-04

49

MCU bear looking around at bare fanny. Fox comes in and hands log to bear.

Fox:   " -- HEE -- HUM -- ARITE, COME ON,
       HEP' ME 'LONG, HEP' ME LONG, COME
       ON. US AIN'T GOT ALL DAY. COME ON."

     

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443-06

7-03

50

MCU entrance of cave. Fox and bear carry Tar Baby on log, out of the cave.

Fox:   "DAT RABBIT'S COMING DOWN DE
       ROAD. COME ON."

      

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450-09

19-02

51

MLS pan with fox and bear running through the woods, carrying Tar Baby on log. Stop

- Continued -

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and place log on road.

Fox:   "DAT RABBIT GONNA' BE ALONG ANY
       MINUTE NOW, ANY MINUTE. EVERYTHIN'
       GOTTA' BE JUST RIGHT."

      

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469-11

5-03

52

CU fox and Tar Baby. Fox folds Tar Baby's sleeves - looks pleased.

Fox:   "YES, INDEED, JUST RIGHT. LEM-ME
       SEE NOW, LEM-ME SEE -- MAYBE YOU
       OUGHTTA HAVE A HAT."

      

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474-14

24-05

53

MCU fox, bear, and Tar Baby. Bear puts fox's hat on the Tar Baby. Fox gets sore - puts bear's hat on Tar Baby. Alternate changing of hats; stop fighting as o.s. rabbit whistles.

Fox:   "UH HUH. MAYBE HE DO NEED A HAT.
       NOW MAYBE IF HE HAD ONE ..."

Bear:  "HE'S GOT ONE. HUH?"

Fox:   "WHAT'S DAT?"

Truck in to them as they make take.

      

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499-03

4-12

54

LS fox and bear's view of rabbit coming over hill toward camera.

     

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503-15

7-05

55

MCU fox, bear and tar baby. Fox exchanges hat with Tar Baby, and hurries bear out of scene; bear, on way out, grabs his hat, removing Tar Baby's head with it.

Fox:   "HERE HE COME, HERE HE COME NOW.
       HURRY, HURRY. GOTTA GET A MOVE ON.
       COME ON!"

      

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511-04

3-05

56

CU fox looks out from behind tree at rabbit o.s.

Fox:   "LOOK AT DAT RASCAL SCAMPERIN'
       DOWN DE ROAD."

      

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514-09

11-00

57

ECU fox and bear; latter with Tar Baby's head on his head. Fox watches rabbit o.s. Turns back and "shushes" Tar Baby's head. Looks o.s. again. Bear raises up. Fox excited, makes take.

Fox:   "I'LL FIX 'IM. I'LL KILL 'IM."

      

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525-09

3-00

58

Zoom truck to CU of Tar Baby without head.

      

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528-09

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CU fox looks from Tar Baby o.s. to bear. Makes take. Rips Tar Baby's head off bear's head leaving bear bald. Bear yells, touches bald spot.

Bear:  "WHA -- WHA -- WHA --"

      

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535-05

33-14

60

MLS fox runs out, places head on Tar Baby, hiding again behind tree as rabbit comes into scene over hill.

Remus o.s.: "YES, SUH, OL' BRER FOX, HE
            GIT DE TAR BABY FIXED UP JES'
            IN DE NICK O' TIME CUZ RIGHT
            THEN BRER RABBIT COME DANCING
            DOWN DE ROAD, LICKETY CLIP,
            JUST AS FAST AS A JAY BIRD.
            TILL BY AND BY HE SPOTTED THAT
            TAR BABY AN HE SING OUT ..."

Rabbit:     "HOW DO YOU DO!"

Rabbit makes take at no answer.

Remus o.s.: "BRER RABBIT WAIT FOR DE TAR
            BABY TO SAY 'FINE, HOW'..."

      

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569-03

7-08

61

ECU Tar Baby.

Remus o.s.: "... 'ARE YOU' ..."

Swish pan to fox and bear raising their heads up from behind bush.

Remus o.s.: "... BUT DE TAR BABY HE DON'T
            SAY NOTHIN', AN' BRER FOX, HE
            LAY LOW ... SO ..."

      

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576-11

15-05

62

CU rabbit.

Remus o.s.: "...BRER RABBIT TRY IT AG'IN."

Rabbit hops backward to Tar Baby.

Rabbit:     "HOW DO YOU DO?" (Makes take.)

Remus o.s.: "BUT DE TAR BABY AIN'T SAY
            NOTHIN' ..."

     

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592-00

5-13

63

CU rabbit. Scratches ear with hind foot.

Remus o.s.: "DEN BRER RABBIT SCRATCH ONE
            EAR WITH HIS OFF BEHIN' FOOT
            AN' 'LOW ..."

     

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597-13

5-03

64

MCU rabbit, very determined, marches away from Tar Baby.

Remus o.s.: "...HE GOIN' FIND OUT WHY HE
            CAIN'T GET NO ANSWER."

     

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603-00

15-01

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MCU rabbit, mad, looking Tar Baby over.

Remus o.s.: "DEN HE SAY, SEZEE ..."

Rabbit:     "WHAT'S DE MATTER WID YOU?
            AH SAID HOWDY! IS YOU HARD O'
            HEARIN'? AH SAID HOWDY!"

      

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618-01

3-00

66

ECU rabbit, listening.

Remus o.s.: "BUT DE TAR BABY, HE DON'T
            SAY NOTHIN'..."

      

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4-03

67

MLS fox and bear. Fox climbs up on bear's back and looks o.s. to rabbit.

Remus o.s.: "...AN' BRER FOX, HE LAY LOW."

Fox:        "I HOPE IT WORKS..."

      

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625-04

4-05

68

CU fox:     "...I HOPE IT WORKS! I SHO'
            HOPE ... IT DOES ... HA HA!"

     

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629-09

18-09

69

MCU rabbit and Tar Baby. Rabbit rolls up sleeves.

Remus o.s.: "BRER RABBIT 'LOW IT'S UP TO
            HIM TO TEACH DE STUCK-UP
            STRANGER SOME MANNERS, AN' HE
            SAY ..."

Rabbit:     "LOOK, IF YOU DON'T SAY
            'HOWDY' TIME I COUNTS THREE,
            I'S GOIN' BUS' YOU WIDE OPEN!"

Remus o.s.: "BUT DE TAR BABY HE DON'T SAY
            NOTHIN' AN'..."

     

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648-02

6-12

70

MCU fox and bear looking at rabbit o.s.

Remus o.s.: "... BRER FOX, HE LAY LOW."

Fox:        "BE QUIET! BE QUIET! SHHH!"

     

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654-14

7-02

71

MCU rabbit.

Remus o.s.: "SO BRER RABBIT, HE START
            COUNTIN'..."

Rabbit:     "ONE..."

Remus o.s.: "...BUT DE TAR BABY, HE DON'T
            SAY NOTHIN'..."

     

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662-00

6-03

72

CU fox and bear.

Remus o.s.: "...BRER FOX LAY LOW' AN'
            CHUCKLE IN HIS STOMACH."

     

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6-06

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CU rabbit frowns, shakes two fingers at Tar Baby's nose.

Rabbit:     "TWO ..."

Remus o.s.: "BUT STILL DE TAR BABY DON'T
            SAY NOTHIN'..."

      

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674-09

3-03

74

CU fox standing on bear's face.

Remus o.s.: "BRER FOX, HE LAY LOW WID
            DE FIDGETS."

      

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677-12

4-01

75

CU rabbit, raises third finger, takes big breath.

      

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681-13

3-05

76

ECU fox, in anticipation of rabbit saying "three".

Rabbit o.s.: "TWO ANNA HALF."

Fox makes terrific take and slaps forehead.

     

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685-02

4-07

77

MLS fox falls out of tree. Shushes bear.

Rabbit o.s.: "THREE!"

     

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689-09

1-04

78

MCU of rabbit hitting Tar Baby.

     

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690-13

2-03

79

CU fox jerks head up, hitting bear under chin.

     

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693-00

1-08

80

CU rabbit, scared, tries to get hand loose from tar.

Rabbit:  "HERE! BU-BU-BU-BU..."

     

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694-08

4-10

81

MLS rabbit, struggles to get loose.

Rabbit:  "...BU-BU-BU- TURN ME LOOSE."

     

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699-02

7-05

82

MCU fox and bear. Fox pounds bear's head and kisses him.

Fox:     "I GOT 'IM, I GOT 'IM, I GOT
         'IM." (Laughs.)

     

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706-07

24-10

83

MCU rabbit struggling with Tar Baby.

Rabbit:  "TURN ME LOOSE OR I'LL POKE YOU
         AG'IN ... LEM-ME GO!"

- Continued -

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Rabbit kicks and butts Tar Baby, knocking it off log onto ground. Rabbit is completely covered with tar, eyes only showing. He hears o.s. fox whistling and looks o.s.

Remus o.s.: "BRER RABBIT, HE PUSH AND HE
            PULL, HE HEAVED AND HE HAULED,
            HE KICKED AND HE SCREAMED, AND
            HE BLUBBER AND HE BAWLED, BUT
            THE MORE HE THRASH AROUN', THE
            WUS OFF HE GITS, TIL HE SO
            STUCK UP, HE CAN SCARCELY MOVE
            HIS EYE-BALLS."

      

CUT TO:

731-01

13-15

84

MLS fox and bear saunter out from behind tree and move toward rabbit. Fox whistles "Howdy" song and shuffles in rhythm. Bear tries to imitate fox.

      

CUT TO:

745-00

16-03

85

MCU rabbit in tar. Truck back as fox and bear come into scene.

Fox:      "OH! HOW DO YOU DO."

Pretends surprise at seeing rabbit there. Bear doffs hat to rabbit.

Bear:     "YEAH, HOW YOU COME ON."

Pulls rabbit up and slaps him down in tar again.

Fox:      "BET HE WISHES HE'D NEVER
          BEEN BAWN."

      

CUT TO:

761-03

5-04

86

CU bear puts his hat on.

Bear:     "BRER FOX, YOU AN' ME ..."

Fox o.s.: "WELL, BRER RABBIT..."

     

CUT TO:

766-07

5-12

87

MCU fox and rabbit. Rabbit has tar stretched out on the ground so that it assumes "coat-tail" form. Fox teases rabbit.

Fox:      "YOU SHO' LOOKS LIKE A SPO'T,
          ALL STUCK UP IN YO' SWALLER
          TAIL COAT!"

     

CUT TO:

772-03

6-07

88

CU fox and bear.

Fox:      "DON'T HE LOOK GOOD IN THIS
          COAT? I AIN'T NEVER SEEN NOBODY
          LOOK DAT GOOD BEFO'."

Fox puts finger in tar, then wipes tar from finger onto bear's coat.

Bear:     "LEM-ME SAY... BU - LE - LEM..."

Fox interrupts him.

- Continued -

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Fox:    "OTHER FOLKS ..."

      

CUT TO:

778-10

6-06

89

CU rabbit shrinks back as fox pokes head into scene. Fox puts finger on rabbit's nose.

Fox:    "...BUSINESS YOU MINDS DE BES'."

Rabbit shrinks away from bear's face on the other side.

Bear:   "DON' SAY NO MO', WE SEE DE RES'."

      

CUT TO:

785-00

5-10

90

MLS fox, bear and rabbit. Fox prances in circle around rabbit.

Fox:    "WE SHO' DO -- WE DON' NEED
        NOBODY --"

Bear:   "WHAT I'SE GONNA SAY IS A..."

      

CUT TO:

790-10

12-08

91

CU bear follows fox.

Fox:    "HE'S A PRETTY SMART FELLER,
        THE FOLKS ALL SAY."

Bear pushes his hat over his eyes, talks in other direction to fox.

Bear:   "YAH, HE KNOWS A LOT A TRICKS..."

Fox slaps bear's back, bear turns, but is unable to locate fox.

Fox:    "BUT HE FORGOT 'EM TODAY.
        HE FORGOT EVERYTHING, DIDN'T HE
        BRER BEAR?"

     

CUT TO:

803-02

20-01

92

MLS fox and bear, prancing in circle around rabbit. Truck back.

Remus o.s.: "WELL, SUH, YOU AIN'T NEVER
            SEE'D NOBODY DAT HAD HUMBLE
            COME-TUMBLENESS DOWN AS FINE
            AS WHAT BRER RABBIT HAD IT
            DEN..."

     

DISS TO:

823-03

73-04

93

CU Johnny, with puppy in lap, sitting on chair. Truck back to include Remus and Toby. Truck back into Johnny.

Remus:  "... POOR LI'L CRITTER -- HE
        LEARNED A POW'FUL LESSON, BUT HE
        LEARNED IT TOO LATE -- BUT IT JES'
        GOES TO SHOW YOU WHAT COMES O'
        MIXIN' UP WID SOMETHIN' YOU GOT NO
        BUSINESS WID IN DE FUST PLACE ...
        AN' DON'T YOU NEVER FORGET IT!"

- Continued -

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Johnny:  "HOW DID BRER RABBIT GET AWAY,
         UNCLE REMUS?"

Remus:   "WHO SAY HE GIT AWAY?"

Toby:    "BRER RABBIT ALWAYS GITS AWAY."

Remus:   "DON'T YOU BE TOO SHO' ... AIN'T
         I DONE TOL' YOU THAT BRER RABBIT,
         BEIN' LI'L AN' WIDOUT MUCH
         STRENGTH, HE'S S'POSED TO USE HIS
         HEAD 'STEAD O' HIS FOOTS?"

Johnny:  "DID HE?"

Toby:    "SHO HE DID!"

Remus:   "NOW, WHO TELLIN' DISHYER TALE?"

Johnny &
Toby:    "YOU ARE!"

Remus:   "DEN YOU JES' SET AN' DO DE
         LIS'NIN. WELL, SUH, DAR HE WAS,
         SITTIN' IN DE MIDDLE O' DE ROAD
         -- JES' LIKE YOU'S SITTIN' IN DAT
         CHAIR -- ONLY HE'S ALL MIXT UP
         WID DAT TAR BABY ..."

      

DISS TO:

896-07

10-05

94

CU rabbit covered with tar, very unhappy.

Remus o.s.: "...AN' IT SHO' LOOK LIKE
            DE END O' DE FINISH FO' PO'
            LI'L BRER RABBIT, CUZ OL'
            BRER FOX ..."

      

CUT TO:

906-12

19-15

95

MCU fox and rabbit. Rabbit watches fox stagger in with firewood; fox stacks the wood around rabbit.

Remus o.s.: "...WAS FIXIN' TO BARBEQUE
            HIM FO' DINNA, RIGHT DEN AN'
            DAR."

Fox:        "YES, SUH, YES SUH, JES' ANY
            MINUTE NOW ... WON'T BE LONG
            NOW ... DINNER GOIN' BE READY
            ANY MINUTE NOW ... ALL WE HAVE
            TO DO IS PUT A FEW MORE STICKS
            ON THE FIRE. YES ..."

Fox gets match out.

Fox:   "... GET THE FIRE GOIN' GOOD..."

Fox looks at rabbit.

Fox:   "... OH, SKUZE ME ..."

      

CUT TO:

926-11

4-12

96

CU fox.

Fox:   "YOU IS GWINE STAY FO' DINNER,
       AIN'CHA', BRER RABBIT? WE AIN'T
       GONNA TAKE NO 'SCUSES..."

- Continued -

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Fox:   "... NOW ..."

Fox drops match as it burns his fingers.

      

CUT TO:

931-07

4-02

97

CU fox and rabbit. Fox pushes rabbit's nose with finger.

Fox:   "... WE JES' LOVE TO HAVE YOU
       FO' DINNER!"

      

CUT TO:

935-09

11-15

98

MLS fox elbows bear.

Fox:   "WOULDN'T WE JES' LOVE TO HAVE HIM
       FO' DINNER, BRER BAR? AIN'T DAT
       JES' WHAT YOU BEEN SAYIN'?"

Fox dashes out of scene.

Bear:  "NO, SIR."

Bear takes huge club from behind his back.

      

CUT TO:

947-08

3-00

99

Clear leader.

950-08

1-08

100

End Part 3 Title.

952-00

-08

101

Chart.

952-08

7-08

102

Tail leader.

968-14

 

 

Over-all footage.

End of Reel 3, Section B.

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