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Reel 4, Section A

Page 1 - Brer Fox and Bear argue over how to kill Brer Rabbit
Page 2 - Brer Fox and Bear argue over how to kill Brer Rabbit
Page 3 - Brer Fox decides on various ways to kill Brer Rabbit
Page 4 - Brer Rabbit pleads not to be flung into briar patch
Page 5 - Brer Rabbit is flung into briar patch
Page 5A - "Born an' Bred in the Briar Patch!"
Page 6 - Uncle Remus finishes tale, Johnny and Toby leave
Page 7 - Johnny tricks Favers boys into telling their mom
Page 8 - Favers boys get whipped; "Sooner Or Later"
Page 9 - "Sooner Or Later"
Page 10 - Joe and Jake demand to see Miss Sally
Page 11 - Joe and Jake demand to see Miss Sally

Page 1

 

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8-00

1

Head Leader

 

1-08

2

Part 4 Title

 

13-04

3

Academy Leader

12-00

6-01

4

ECU Bear.

Bear:  "WUH-WUH-WUH-WHAT I SAID WAS..."

     

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18-01

4-07

5

MCU Bear, Rabbit looks o.s. Rabbit makes take at Bear. Bear aims club at rabbit's head.

Bear:  "...I'M GONNA KNOCK HIS HEAD..."

     

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22-08

6-02

6

ECU Rabbit cringes as club swings over his head.

Bear o.s.:  "...CLEAN OFF."

Rabbit opens eyes, surprised when club doesn't hit him.

Fox o.s.:   "NO INDEED, NOT THAT. NOT
            THAT, NO, NO, NOT THAT."

They argue back and forth.

      

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28-10

10-06

7

MCU Fox, bear and rabbit. Fox and bear shove each other around. Fox reaches behind him and grabs rabbit by the ears. Pull him out of the tar.

Fox:  "NO, NO, STOP! WAIT NO! NO WAIT!
      LET LOOSE. YOU CAN'T DO THAT."

Bear: "BU...DON'T DO THAT...LOOK, I'M
      GONNA... NOW JES' LOOK...."

Fox:  "NO, HE'S MINE."

     

CUT TO:

39-00

10-10

8

CU Fox holding rabbit behind him by ears. Bear in sc. He backs fox up into camera with rabbit. Rabbit makes take.

Fox:  "I CAUGHT 'IM AN' YOU KEEP YO'
      HANS' OFF!"

Bear: "BUT LOOK! I'M GONNA KNOCK HIS
      HEAD..."

Fox:  "NO! NO! NO! THAT'S TOO QUICK.
      WE'RE GONNA MAKE HIM SUFFER."

     

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Page 2

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49-10

4-00

9

MCU Briar patch. Zoom truck to patch.

Fox o.s.:   "...AN' I'M GONNA DO IT THE
            WAY I WANNA DO IT."

Bear o.s.:  "BUT...ER...."

     

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53-10

6-12

10

CU Rabbit held behind Fox's back. Smiles and assumes a crafty look.

Fox:        "OH, I KNOW THAT - RIGHT IN
            THE BACK O' MY LITTLE HEAD I
            KNOWED WHAT WE GONNA DO...."

Bear:       "NOW LOOK ...."

     

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60-06

6-08

11

MLS Bear holds Fox up off ground by shirt front. Fox still holds rabbit behind him. Truck in.

Bear:       "...I'M GONNA KNOCK HIS..."

     

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66-14

11-01

12

CU Rabbit.

Bear o.s.:  "...HEAD CLEAN OFF."

Rabbit:   "GO EASY, BRER BEAR, HA HA...
          GO ON, KNOCK MY HEAD CLEAN OFF."

     

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77-15

2-10

13

CU Bear, pleased as rabbit agrees with him.

Bear:       "...BU...HEE...NOW...."

     

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80-09

2-05

14

LS Bear sets fox down. Fox holds rabbit out away from bear.

Bear:       "...SEE THERE."

Fox:        "NO SIR."

     

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82-14

13-12

15

CU Rabbit changes from sassy expression to worried look. Points to briar patch.

Rabbit:     "...BUT PLEASE DON'T FLING ME
            IN DAT BRIAR PATCH."

Truck to Fox and rabbit nose to nose.

Page 3

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82-14

(Cont'd)

 

Fox:       "NOW LOOK HERE, YOU KEEP
           OUTTA THIS! 'TAIN'T NONE
           O' YO' BUSINESS."

Fox turnt to bear o.s.

Fox:       "MAYBE I'LL HANG HIM. DAT'S IT.
           I'LL HANG 'IM."

 

 

 

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96-10

8-03

16

CU Rabbit reacts to his last words. Clutches throat. Swallows and forces a smile.

Fox:       "HANG HIM BY THE NECK TIL HE'S
           DEAD."

Rabbit:    "HANG ME IF YOU LIKE..."

     

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104-13

10-05

17

MCU Fox and rabbit.

Rabbit:    "...BRER FOX. GO AHEAD,
           BUT DON'T FLONG ME IN DAT BRIAR
           PATCH."

Fox is surprised.

Fox:       "WELL, I HAV' NO ROPE FER
           T'HANG YA..."

     

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115-02

5-14

18

CU Fox.

Fox:       "...SO I'SPECTS. I 'SPECTS
           I'LL HAVE TO SKIN YA..."

      

CUT TO:

121-00

4-10

19

CU Rabbit grins. Then freezes.

Rabbit:    "YEAH, SHO'...DAT'S...WHAT'S
           DAT?"

      

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125-10

4-03

20

CU FOX panto's skinning rabbit. Rabbit takes.

Fox:       "I SAID I'M GONNA SKIN YA."

      

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129-13

13-00

21

CU Rabbit stil looking scared.

Rabbit:    "SKIN ME?" Smiles. "OH YEAH,
           HEH, HEH... GO AHEAD. HEH HEH,
           YES SIR...SKIN ME IF YA LIKES,
           BRER FOX, BUT BU-BU-BU-BUT
           THERE'S ONE THING I DON'T
           WANTCHA TO..."

      

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Page 4

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Number

 

142-13

2-00

22

CU Fox and rabbit. Fox worried.

Rabbit:     "....DO..."

Fox:        "HUH? WHAT'S DAT?"

Rabbit:     "BU-BU-BU-BU-BU...."

     

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144-13

6-00

23

CU Rabbit acting very nervous.

Rabbit:     "....BU-BU-BU-BRER FOX....
            BU-BU-BU...I MEAN...WA-WA-WA-
            WHATEVER YOU DO, BRER FOX...."

     

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150-13

15-00

24

MCU Fox interested as Rabbit pleads, pulling on Fox's shirt.

Rabbit:     "....WA-WA-WA-WHATEVER YOU DO,
            PLEASE PLEASE BRER FOX, PLEASE
            DON'T FLING ME IN DAT BRIAR
            PATCH."

Rabbit covers eyes and sobs.

Fox:        "AHHHHH.....BRIAR PATCH?"

     

CUT TO:

165-13

3-02

25

Fox's view of Briar Patch. Truck in.

      

CUT TO:

168-15

3-02

26

CU Briar patch. Thorns flash.

      

CUT TO:

172-01

1-06

27

ECU Fox with big smile. Happy take.

Fox:        "BRIAR PATCH."

      

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173-07

7-00

28

MCU Fox very happy, shakes hands with bear and rabbit.

Fox:        "I'M GLAD I THOUGHT OF THAT!
            YES, INDEED! I SHO' AM GLAD
            I THOUGHT OF THAT!"

Rabbit:     "BUTCHA AIN'T GONNA FLING ME
            IN DAR, IS YA?"

     

CUT TO:

180-07

5-08

29

ECU Fox, very innocent.

Fox:        "WHO ME? OH NO."

      

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Page 5

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185-15

13-12

30

MCU Fox, very innocent.

Fox:      "WE AIN'T DONNA DO DAT! NO SIR!
          WE WOULDN'T DO DAT!"

Truck back to bear. Fox slaps bear.

Fox:      "WE WOULDN'T DO DAT...WOULD WE?"

Pokes bear in ribs.

      

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199-11

13-00

31

ECU Bear

Fox o.s.: "...BRER BEAR?"

Bear:     "NO...HEE HEE HEE...NOPE! WE
          JES' GONNA KNOCK HIS HEAD..."

Bear swings his club.

      

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212-11

2-01

32

MCU Fox and rabbit take as shadow of club moves in over them.

Bear o.s.: "...CLEAN OFF."

Fox jumps from swinging club.

     

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214-12

6-11

33

MLS Fox and rabbit. Club swings again. Fox ducks, jumps and runs.

Fox:      "OH NO INDEED! LOOK OUT! NOW
          WAIT A MINUTE! OH NO, PLEASE
          DON'T! LOOK OUT, STOP!"

      

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221-07

5-08

34

MLS Fox throws rabbit into the Briar Patch. Fox watches him fly o.s.

Fox:      "THERE!""

      

CUT TO:

226-15

8-00

35

Pan rabbit going thru air. He lands in the patch. Leaves fly up.

     

CUT TO:

234-15

13-01

36

CU Rabbit crawling in bushes. Throws leaves up in the air.

Rabbit:   "OWWW! I'M DONE FO'. MOIDER."

      

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248-00

8-00

37

CU Fox happy. Listens to o.s. 'death rattle'.

      

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Page 5A

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Number

 

256-00

11-00

38

CU Rabbit in Briar Patch. Plays dead. Picks lily and holds it on his chest.

      

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267-00

15-00

39

MCU Fox and bear. Fox pulls bear's hat off. They hold hats over hearts. Turn at o.s. whistle.

      

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282-00

9-02

40

MCU Fox and bear. Fox in big take. Pan to rabbit on fence. Springboards from fence and plays in briars.

Rabbit:    "HERE I IS BRER FOX. I WAS
           BORN AND BRED IN DE BRIAR
           PATCH." Laughs.

     

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291-02

2-10

41

CU Rabbit dives into patch, holding nose.

      

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Page 6

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293-12

16-14

42

MLS Rabbit in patch. Bounces up and down. Splashes leaves in the air. Whistles & sings.

Rabbit:  "YES SIR. BORN AND BRED IN THE
         BRIAR PATCH....BORN AND BRED IN
         THE BRIAR PATCH."

Remus o.s.:  "SO NOW...."

      

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310-10

6-00

43

CU Fox in sick smile. Starts to put hat on head, bear takes it.

Remus:   "...IT'S BRER FOX'S TURN TO FEEL
         HUMBLE-COME-TUMBLE."

      

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316-10

5-12

44

CU Fox. Bear socks him over the head with the club.

Remus:   "...BUT OL' BRER BEAR, HE DON'T
         SAY NUTHIN'...."

     

FADE OUT:
FADE IN:

322-06

9-13

45

MLS Bear looks down at flattened Fox. Turns and walks away. Truck back as sc. goes into silhouette. Fox's tail sticks up with hat on the end of it.

Remus:   "AN BRER FOX HE LAY LOW...HEH
          HEH... MIGHTY LOW..."

      

DISS TO:

332-03

40-07

46

MCU Remus, Johnny and Toby. Remus laughs. (Up shot).

Remus:  "SHO NUF."

Toby:   "TELL US ANOTHER ONE, UNC' REMUS."

Johnny: "THE ONE YOU TOLD DADDY...ABOUT
        BRER FROG HAVIN' A TAIL..."

Remus:  "...AN LOSIN' IT?"

Johnny: "THAT'S IT."

Remus:  "WELL DEN, HOW KIN DEY BE A
        TALE..."

Remus &
Johnny: "...WHEN DEY AIN'T NO TA...."

Remus:  (Chuckles) "..I COULD TELL YA,
        BUT DAT'S ANNUDDER TALE FOR
        ANNUDDER DAY. NOW YOU BETTER RUN
        'LONG AN' GIT DAT PUP SOMP'N TO
        CHEW ON SIDES MY SHOES."

Johnny: "COME ON, TOBY."

Johnny and Toby leave the cabin.

      

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Page 7

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Scene

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372-10

26-13

47

MLS of Jake and Joe in f.g. hiding behind the tree watching Johnny and Toby skipping up the road toward the camera. They step in front of them as they reach the tree.

Johnny:  "HOW DO YOU DO?"

Toby:    "FINE, HOW ARE YOU?"

Johnny:  "HOW YOU COME ON?"

Toby:    "PRETTY GOOD, SHO AS YO'RE BORN."

      

CUT TO:

399-07

8-07

48

CU of Jake and Joe confronting Johnny & Toby.

Jake:    "JIS' KAZE OL' REMUS TAKE YORE
          SIDE DON'T MEAN WE AIN'T GONNA
          GIT TEENCHY."

      

CUT TO:

407-14

7-06

49

MCU of Toby, Johnny, Jake and Joe.

Jake:     "YOU WAIT AN' SEE!"

Joe:      "WE'RE GONNA TELL ON YOU."

Jake:     "YEAH! GONNA TELL TEMPY."

      

CUT TO:

415-04

14-04

50

CU of Johnny.

Jake o.s.:  "...OR MAYBE YOUR GRANDMAW...
            OR MAYBE EVEN YOUR MAW."

Johnny:     "GO AHEAD! I DON'T CARE! YOU
            CAN TELL AUNT TEMPY...."

     

CUT TO:

429-08

5-07

51

MCU of Jake, Joe and Johnny.

Johnny:     "...YOU CAN TELL GRANDMAW,
            YOU CAN EVEN TELL MY MAMA."

      

CUT TO:

434-15

5-01

52

CU of Toby.

Johnny o.s.: "...BUT WHATEVER YOU DO..."

      

CUT TO:

440-00

2-14

53

CU of Johnny.

Johnny:  "...DON'T TELL YOUR MAW."

     

CUT TO:

442-14

4-08

54

MCU of Jake, Joe and Johnny.

Jake:  "WHY NOT?"

      

CUT TO:

447-06

8-05

55

CU of Johnny.

Johnny:  "JUST DON'T YOU TELL HER, THAT'S
         ALL! IF YOU DO, IT'LL BE AWFUL!"

      

CUT TO:

Page 8

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Number

 

455-11

5-03

56

MCU of Jake, Joe and Johnny.

      

CUT TO:

460-14

19-04

57

Cu of Toby and Johnny. Jake and Joe walk up the road.

Toby:   "AIN'T DAT WHAT BRER RABBIT DID
        TO BRER FOX?"

Johnny: "SH-SH! BEIN' LITTLE...AN' WITHOUT
        MUCH STRENGTH, WE S'POSED TO USE
        OUR HEADS INSTEAD OF OUR FOOTS."

      

DISS TO:

480-02

9-01

58

LS of Favers house. Jake and Joe run out. Maw Favers comes out on porch with a switch.

Maw Favers: "NOW I DON'T WANTA HEAR NO
            MORE 'BOUT IT."

      

CUT TO:

489-03

6-12

59

CU of Jake and Joe rubbing their backsides.

Maw Favers: "THAT'S GINNY'S DAWG....AN IF
            SHE WANTS TO GIVE IT AWAY,
            'TAIN'T NONE O' YO' BUSINESS."

      

CUT TO:

495-15

30-04

60

LS of Maw Favers going back in house. Jake and Joe walk out of yard and o.s.

Jake:     "I'LL GET EVEN WITH THAT
          JOHNNY! HE'LL FIND OUT!
          THINK'S HE SO SMART."

Joe:      "'TWARN'T HIS FAULT. HE TOLD US
          NOT TO TELL OUR MAW."

Jake:     "YEAH! 'CAUSE THAT'S JIS' WHAT
          HE WANTED US TO DO."

      

DISS. TO:

526-03

32-10

61

CU of Tempy rolling out dough. Sings song. Walks back and forth to fireplace from table.

Tempy:   "SOONER OR LATER, YER GONNA BE
         COMIN' AROUN', I BETCHA, I
         BETCHA THAT I GETCHA, YOU WAIT
         AND SEE...SOONER OR LATER YOUR
         GONNA BE HANGIN' AROUN'...."

      

CUT TO:

558-13

5-10

62

CU of Remus looking through window.

Tempy o.s.:  "....I BETCHA..."

     

CUT TO:

Page 9

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Number

 

564-07

25-02

63

CU of Tempy covering pie filling.

Tempy:      "...I BETCHA IF I CATCH YA'
            YOU'LL HEAR FROM ME. YOUR
            GONNA KNOCK AT MY DOOR..."
            Pounds knife on table. "YOU
            DONE IT BEFO'..."

      

CUT TO:

589-09

4-10

64

CU of Remus at window.

Tempy o.s.: "MATTER OF FACTLY, I DON'T
            KNOW EXACTLY..."

      

CUT TO:

594-03

25-02

65

CU of Tempy going to oven. Comes back to table then to kettle.

Tempy:      "...WHEN, BUT SOONER OR LATER
            YOU'RE GONNA BE HANGING
            AROUN', AND WANT MY COOKIN'
            AGAIN. YOUR GONNA KNOCK ON MY
            DOOR, YOU DON'...."

 

 

 

CUT TO:

619-05

3-09

66

CU of Remus. Knocks on door.

Tempy o.s.: "....IT BEFO'...."

 

 

 

CUT TO:

622-14

8-10

67

CU of Tempy. Walks to cupboard.

Tempy:      "MATTER OF FACTLY I 'SPECTED
            YOU ZACKLY THEN, CUZ SOONER.."

 

 

 

CUT TO:

631-08

14-02

68

MCU of Remus putting down wood. Brushes off coat. Walks to table and sits down. Tempy comes in.

Tempy o.s.: "...OR LATER I KNOW YOU'LL
            BE HANGING AROUN', AND WANT
            MY COOKIN' AGAIN. BUT YOU
            AIN'T GONNA GET IT."

 

 

 

CUT TO:

645-10

6-14

69

MCU of Tempy.

Tempy:      "AL'AYS MANAGE TO COME CALLIN'
            ON BAKIN' DAY, AND TOTIN' IN
            THREE OR FOUR MEASLEY..."

 

 

 

CUT TO:

652-08

11-13

70

CU of Remus.

Tempy o.s.: "...LITTLE PIECE OF FIRE
            WOOD. HUMPH! SOME FOLKS DOES
            DE WORK, WHILE OTHERS JEST
            VISITS. SIT AROUND WHIDDLIN'
            AND TELLIN' STORIES..."

 

 

 

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Page 10

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Scene
Number

 

664-05

12-07

71

MCU of Tempy.

Tempy:   "....LIKE BRER FOX AND BRER
         RABBIT. STICK HIS NOSE IN DISH
         HERE KITCHEN AND WE HAVE BRER
         RABBIT STEW."

      

CUT TO:

676-12

31-05

72

MCU of Remus holding fork. Tempy hands him a plate.

Remus:   "SIS TEMPY, I SAID IT BEFO', I
         SAYS IT NOW AND I SAYS IT AGAIN'
         THERE NEVER WAS A BETTER COOK IN
         THESE HERE PARTS NOR NOWHERE
         ELSE."

Tempy:   "HUMPH! YA AIN'T PULLIN' NO WOOL
         OVER MY EYES. HERE!"

      

CUT TO:

708-01

4-13

73

CU of Remus eating.

Chloe o.s.: "WHAT YOU ALL DOIN' 'ROUN'
            HERE, ANYHOW?"

 

 

 

CUT TO:

712-14

3-10

74

MCU of Chloe and Jake and Joe.

Jake:   "WE WANTS TO SEE MISS SALLY."

Joe:    "YEAH."

 

 

 

CUT TO:

716-08

7-14

75

CU of Remus. Looks o.s.

Chloe o.s.: "WHAT YOU WANT TO SEE HER
            ABOUT."

Jake o.s.:  "'BOUT OUR DOG."

Joe o.s.:   "YEAH."

 

 

 

CUT TO:

724-06

3-06

76

MCU of Chloe, Jake and Joe walking to camera.

 

 

 

CUT TO:

727-12

29-13

77

CU of Remus coming through the door. Tempy behind him.

Remus:  "WHY, 'TAIN'T DEY DAWG. IT'S
        JOHNNY'S."

Tempy:  "NO 'TAIN'T."

Remus:  "WHAT'S DAT?"

Tempy:  "WHEN HE BRUNG IT HERE, MISS SALLY
        TOL' HIM TO TAKE IT RIGHT STRAIGHT
        BACK WHAT HE GOT IT."

(continued)

Page 11

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Number

 

 

 

77
(cont.)

Remus:  "WHY DAT LI'L SCAMP."

Chloe walks through the door.

Remus:  "WHERE YOU GOIN'?"

Chloe:  "TO GIT MISS SALLY."

Remus:  "UH...OH."

      

CUT TO:

757-09

8-09

78

MCU Remus talking to Joe and Jake standing below him. (Up shot).

Remus:  "AIN'T I DONE TOL' YOU TO STOP
        PESTERIN' FOLKS 'BOUT DAT MANGY
        OL' PUPPY? NOW GO ON HOME...
        GO ON...."

      

CUT TO:

766-02

8-00

79

CU of Jake and Joe.

Remus:  "...BEFO' I GITS FRACTIOUS!"

Jake:   "WE AIN'T GOIN' 'TIL WE SEES
        MISS SALLY."

Joe:    "YEAH."

 

 

 

CUT TO:

774-02

10-01

80

CU of Remus and boys.

Remus:  "MISS SALLY AIN'T GOT NO TIME
        TO BE BOTHERED WID YOU. AN'
        SHE DON'T WANTER HEAR NO TALK
        ABOUT DAT DAWG, NEITHER."

Sally o.s.: "WHAT'S THIS ALL ABOUT?"

 

 

 

CUT TO:

784-03

-14

81

Part 4 Title and Information frames

785-01

-08

82

Chart

785-09

7-08

83

Tail Leader

803-13

 

 

Overall Footage

End of Reel 4, Section A.

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