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Reel 5, Section A

Page 1 - Uncle Remus sits down with Ginny and Johnny
Page 2 - Uncle Remus introduces the "Laughing Place" story
Page 3 - Brer Fox prepares to roast Brer Rabbit for dinner
Page 4 - Brer Rabbit starts laughing despite danger
Page 5 - Brer Bear curious of Brer Rabbit's Laughing Place
Page 6 - Brer Bear insists on seeing this Laughing Place
Page 7 - "Everybody Has A Laughing Place"
Page 8 - Brer Fox stops and argues with Brer Bear
Page 9 - Brer Rabbit points it out and Brer Bear dives in
Page 10 - Brer Fox gets a bees' nest jammed on his head
Page 11 - Brer Fox and Bear get chased and stung by bees
Page 12 - Uncle Remus wraps up the "Laughing Place" story

Page 1

 

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8-00

1

Head Leader

 

1-08

2

Part 5 Title

 

13-04

3

Academy Leader

12-00

5-15

4

CU Remus.

Remus:  "YOU BETTER RUN ALONG AND FIND
        SIS TEMPY TO CLEAN YOU UP BEFO'
        YO' MAW SEES YOU."

     

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17-15

15-06

5

CU of Johnny and Ginny.

Johnny: "UNCLE REMUS, I DON'T WANTA GO."

Remus o.s.: "CO'SE YOU DO. MISS SALLY'S
            GONE TO A HEAP O' TROUBLE WID
            DIS PARTY."

Johnny: "I KNOW, BUT DADDY DIDN'T COME..."

     

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33-05

6-02

6

CU of Remus.

Johnny o.s.: "AND GINNY'S ALL DIRTY.
             PLEASE, UNCLE REMUS."

      

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39-07

3-10

7

MCU of Ginny and Johnny.

     

CUT TO:

43-01

9-02

8

CU of Remus.

Remus:  "MOVE OVER, HONEY. I'SE GOT
        TROUBLES TOO."

     

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52-03

4-03

9

MLS of Ginny moving over on log so that Remus can sit down.

     

CUT TO:

56-06

21-14

10

MCU of Remus between Johnny and Ginny. Remus looks at kids out of the corner of his eye and begins to chuckle.

      

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78-04

4-01

11

ECU of Johnny.

     

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82-05

3-07

12

ECU of Ginny

     

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Page 2

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85-12

7-03

13

ECU of Remus.

Remus:   "CO'SE I'SE HAD TROUBLES BEFO'."

     

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92-15

6-15

14

ECU of Ginny.

Remus o.s.: "BUT DEY AIN'T NONE OF US
            EVER HAD TROUBLES LIKE PO'
            LI'L BRER RABBIT."

     

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99-14

9-09

15

ECU of Johnny.

Remus o.s.: "I 'MEMBERS ONE TIME HE HAD
            MO' TROUBLES DEN ALL THREE OF
            US ROLLED INTO ONE...."

Background fades black.

     

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109-07

9-07

16

LS Fox's cave. Fire burns under spit.

Rabbit is tied up on far wall of cave. Bear sits at table. Fox in f.g. pokes up fire.

Remus:  "YAS SUH, DERE HE WAS...WAY DOWN
        IN BRER FOX'S CAVE."

     

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118-14

6-09

17

CU Rabbit. Takes at big glow from o.s. fire.

Remus:  "AN' IT LOOK LIKE HIS TIME DONE
        RUN OUT, FO' SHO...."

     

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125-07

16-03

18

MCU fox blows on fire. He grabs top pole from spit and goes to rabbit. Truck in as he grabs him and ties him to pole.

Remus:  "...CAUSE BRER RABBIT, HE DONE
        USED UP HIS WHOLE BAG O' TRICKS.."

Fox:    "YOU DONE PLAYED YOUR LAST TRICK
        ON ME, BRER RABBIT....YOU SHO
        HAVE, YES SIR. YOU'VE PLAYED YOUR
        LAST TRICK ON ME."

     

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141-10

8-04

19

ECU rabbit. Fox's hands tie knot around his neck.

Fox:    "HERE, HOLD THAT KNOT, YOU SHO
        LOOK MIGHTY GOOD IN THAT BOW-TIE,
        BRER RABBIT."

     

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Page 3

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149-14

4-03

20

CU fox and rabbit. Fox enjoys his joke.

Fox:   "YES SIR, YOU LOOKS MIGHTY GOOD
       IN THAT BOW-TIE."

 

 

 

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154-01

7-15

21

MCU fox and bear, enjoying fox's joke. Fox puts on apron.

Fox:   "DON'T HE LOOK GOOD IN THAT BOW-TIE
       BRER BEAR?" Bear mumbles. "I AIN'T
       NEVER SEEN NOBODY...."

     

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162-00

8-06

22

ECU Rabbit worried. Gets idea. Looks from l. to r.

Fox o.s.:  "....DRESSED WITH A BOW-TIE
           BEFO'...HE'S ALL DRESSED UP
           FOR DINNA...."

Bear o.s.: "YEA, FOR DINNER."

     

CUT TO:

170-06

400

23

CU Fox and rabbit. Fox laughs at his own joke. Rabbit watches fox with sly expression.

Fox:   "YES SIR, HE'S REALLY DRESSED UP
       FOR DINNER."

      

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174-06

3-04

24

ECU Fox. Tries to scare o.s. rabbit.

Fox:   "FO MY DINNA."

      

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177-10

6-02

25

CU Fox and rabbit. Fox grabs rabbit.

Fox:   "CAUSE I'SE GONNA BARBECUE YOU
       DIS VERY MINUTE."

      

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183-12

2-10

26

MCU Fox and rabbit. Fox holds rabbit over fire.

Fox:   "...ON DAT FIRE."

      

CUT TO:

186-06

6-12

27

CU Rabbit looks at flames. Gulps and laughs.

Rabbit: "AIN'T DAT AWFUL."

      

CUT TO:

193-02

4-05

28

CU Fox astonished at o.s. rabbit laughing.

      

CUT TO:

197-07

4-03

29

CU Rabbit sees his trick is working, and laughs harder.

      

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Page 4

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201-10

10-13

30

MCU Fox and rabbit. Fox is 'burned up', because rabbit won't stop laughing.

Fox:   "NOW WAIT A MINUTE...." He shakes
       the rabbit.  "WAIT JES' A MINUTE,
       BRER RABBIT. MAYBE I BETTER 'SPLAIN
       SOMETHING TO YOU."

     

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212-07

3-01

31

ECU Rabbit with fox'a hand over his mouth.

Fox:   "AH SAID....."

     

CUT TO:

215-08

9-13

32

ECU Fox trying to scare o.s. rabbit.

Fox:   "....I'SE GONNA ROAST YOU - ON DAT
       FIRE! NOW!" Points o.s.

     

CUT TO:

225-05

4-00

33

CU Rabbit and Fox.

Fox:   "IS DAT SOMETHIN' TO LAUGH ABOUT?"

      

CUT TO:

229-05

8-04

34

ECU Rabbit.

Rabbit: "I CAN'T HELP LAUGHING BRER FOX...
        I'SE JUST BEEN TO MY LAUGHING
        PLACE." Laughs again.

      

CUT TO:

237-09

3-00

35

CU Bear gets curious.

Rabbit o.s.: "AN EVERYTIME I STARTS
             THINKIN' ABOUT MY....."

      

CUT TO:

240-09

3-09

36

ECU Rabbit bursts into laugh.

Rabbit: "....LAUGHING PLACE, I CAN'T
        HELP....." Laughs.

     

CUT TO:

244-02

3-14

37

CU Fox and Rabbit. Fox slaps his face, as he goes into a 'burn'.

     

CUT TO:

248-00

4-02

38

CU Bear. Begins to laugh and gets up from table.

     

CUT TO:

252-02

3-08

39

CU Fox and rabbit. Rabbit still laughing. Fox tries to figure what to do with him. Bear's hand snatches rabbit away from fox.

      

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Page 5

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255-10

4-08

40

CU Bear holds rabbit in paw. Pokes rabbit with a fork to get his attention. Rabbit stops laughing.

Bear:    "WHAT'S A...."

Rabbit:  "YEAH, BRER BEAR?"

      

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260-02

3-08

41

ECU Bear.

Bear:    "WA...WHAT'S A LAUGHING PLACE?"

      

CUT TO:

263-10

9-06

42

CU Rabbit slyly.

Rabbit:  "OH, DAT JUST A SECRET PLACE I
         KNOWS ABOUT."

     

CUT TO:

273-00

3-04

43

MCU Fox, bear and rabbit. Fox snatches rabbit from bear.

Fox:     "YOU KEEP OUT OF THIS BRER BEAR."

      

CUT TO:

276-04

1-12

44

ECU worried rabbit.

Fox o.s.:"IT'S ANOTHER ONE O' HIS TRICKS."

      

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278-00

5-08

45

MCU Fox, bear and rabbit. Bear grabs fox by snout and muzzles him.

Fox:     "DAT RABBIT JUST TRYING....."

Bear:    "DA...WHERE IS..."

     

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283-08

2-04

46

ECU Rabbit looking down to o.s. fox.

Bear:    "....THIS LAUGHING...."

      

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285-12

1-12

47

ECU Fox being held by snout.

Bear:    ". ..PLACE AT?"

      

CUT TO:

287-08

7-00

48

ECU Rabbit.

Rabbit:  "HOW CAN I SHOW YOU WHERE IT IS
         WHEN I'SE ALL TIED UP LIKE THIS?"

      

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Page 6

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294-08

2-06

49

ECU bear's paw lets go of Fox's snout.

Bear: "WELL, UH...."

      

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296-14

3-00

50

MCU Bear untying rabbit's ropes. Fox pops up between bear and rabbit and shoves bear back against cave wall.

Bear: "...I'LL UNTIE YOU."

Fox:  "YOU KEEP YOUR BIG PAWS OFF..."

      

CUT TO:

299-14

3-14

51

MCU Bear protests as Fox exits with rabbit.

Fox:  "...DAT RABBIT."

Bear: "BUT UH...BUT UH..."

Fox:  "HE'S MINE AND I'M GONNA ROAST HIM."

     

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303-12

6-12

52

MCU Fox roasting rabbit on spit over fire while he argues with o.s. bear.

Fox:  "RIGHT NOW, RIGHT OVER THIS FIRE....
      I'M GONNA...."

Bear's paw grabs fox and yanks him o.s. Upsets rabbit so that he is pulled off fire.

      

CUT TO:

310-08

2-08

53

ECU Rabbit, looking at fox and bear o.s.

Bear o.s.: "I WANNA..."

      

CUT TO:

313-00

4-15

54

CU Bear, choking fox.

Bear:  "....SEE DAT LAUGHING PLACE."

      

CUT TO:

317-15

5-15

55

ECU Rabbit watching o.s. bear and fox. Rabbit laughs.

     

DISS TO:

323-14

9-00

56

ELS Rabbit leading fox and bear through the woods.

Rabbit:  "BOY AM I IN LUCK, I THINK ABOUT
         MY LAUGHING PLACE AND YUK, YUK,
         YUK, YUK, YUK."

      

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Page 7

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332-14

22-08

57

MLS Truck in to Rabbit, fox and bear. He leads fox and bear in circle around a small clump of trees and bushes.

Fox:   "THAT RABBIT'S JUST TRYING TO...."

Bear grabs fox's muzzle. Shoves him on to catch up with rabbit. Bear hits head on low limb. Catches up to fox and rabbit.

Rabbit: "EVERYBODY'S GOT A LAUGHING PLACE,
        A LAUGHING PLACE, TO GO HO HO,
        TAKE THAT FROWN, TURN IT UPSIDE
        DOWN, AND YOU'LL FIND YOURS, I
        KNOW, HO HO."

      

CUT TO:

355-06

3-12

58

CU Rabbit.

Rabbit: "BOY AM I IN LUCK...."

      

CUT TO:

359-02

5-10

59

MCU Fox and bear.

Bear:   "...I THINK ABOUT MY LAUGHING
        PLACE... YUK, YUK...."

Fox starts to protest but bear makes him continue to walk on.

      

CUT TO:

364-12

9-15

60

CU bear and fox.

Bear:  "...YUK, YUK, YUK..." in fox's ear.

Fox pulls hat down over ears and stomps along.

Bear and
Rabbit:  "EVERYBODY'S GOT A LAUGHING
         PLACE.."

Pan ahead of fox and bear to rabbit hopping, in front of fox, backwards.

Rabbit, and
Bear o.s.:  "...A LAUGHING PLACE TO GO,
            HO HO..."

     

CUT TO:

374-11

4-07

61

CU Rabbit. Pulls up fox's hat brim. Flaps his feet like wings so he can flip upside down in front of fox.

Rabbit:  "TAKE A FROWN, TURN IT UPSIDE
         DOWN AND YOU'LL FIND YOURS..."

      

CUT TO:

379-02

4-00

62

MCU Rabbit, fox and bear. Rabbit flips right side up.

Rabbit:  "...I KNOW, HO HO."

(Continued)

Page 8

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Fox:  "NOW LOOK HERE BRER BEAR, THIS
      HAS GONE FAR ENOUGH, I...."

Rabbit on laugh, hops and flaps his feet and sails o.s. Rope pulls fox from bear. Rope catches on Fox's foot.

      

CUT TO:

383-02

5-06

63

MCU Rabbit. On big laugh, he hops high and flaps his feet so he sails over top of bush. Lands and takes off again.

      

CUT TO:

388-08

6-02

64

MCU Fox yanks rope and chokes off rabbit's song. Turns around and starts arguing with bear. Bear walks into sc. and rams into fox. Fox pulls in rope as he argues.

Fox:  "NOW LOOK HERE BRER BEAR, THIS IS
      GONE FAR ENOUGH, I AIN'T GOIN' ONE
      MORE STEP."

Fox puts his foot on bear's stomach.

Bear: "..BUT I WANNA..."

      

CUT TO:

394-10

4-12

65

MCU Rabbit being pulled backwards by fox hauling in on rope. Fox and bear argue o.s. Rabbit grabs bush and hangs on.

Fox:  "NOT ONE MO' STEP."

Bear: "BUT I WANNA..."

Fox:  "THIS IS JUST ONE O' HIS TRICKS."

      

CUT TO:

399-06

4-10

66

CU Fox and bear arguing. Fox tugs on rope.

Fox:  "THAT RABBIT'S JUST MAKING A FOOL
      OUT OF YOU, YOU FOOL...."

Bear: "HE IS?"

Fox:  "CO'SE HE IS."

      

CUT TO:

404-00

5-02

67

MCU Rabbit, still hanging on to bush. Sees bees flying around.

Fox: o.s.: "THERE AIN'T NO SUCH THING AS
           A LAUGHING PLACE."

Bear o.s.: "DERE AIN'T?"

Fox o.s.:  "CO'SE NOT."

      

CUT TO:

409-02

2-12

68

ECU Rabbit's view, of bees' nest inside of the bush. Bees buzz around angrily.

(Continued)

Page 9

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Fox o.s.: "COME ON NOW, WE'LL GO AND
          HAVE SOME..."

      

CUT TO:

411-14

2-12

69

Rabbit:   "WAIT A MINUTE. WAIT A MINUTE.
          THERE IT IS."

      

CUT TO:

414-10

2-08

70

CU Fox and bear look o.s.

Bear:  "HUH?"

Rabbit:
  o.s. "THERE IS....

 

 

 

CUT TO:

417-02

3-00

71

ECU bear with happy grin.

Rabbit:  "...THE LAUGHING PLACE."
  o.s.

Bear:    "WHERE?"

 

 

 

CUT TO:

420-02

3-08

72

MCU Rabbit points to bush with bee's nest.

Rabbit:  "RIGHT THROUGH THERE."

 

 

 

CUT TO:

423-10

5-04

73

MCU Fox and bear.

Fox:     "THAT RABBIT'S TRYING TO FOOL..."

Bear straight-arms fox, runs over him toward the bush. Yells: "ME FIRST." Fox rolls into log and takes at o.s. bear.

Bear:    "ME FIRST."

 

 

 

CUT TO:

428-14

3-08

74

MLS Rabbit ducks as bear runs into bush.

 

 

 

CUT TO:

432-06

5-01

75

ECU Rabbit anxiously watching o.s. bush. O.s. bear yells. Rabbit smiles.

 

 

 

CUT TO:

437-07

3-00

76

CU bee bush shaking. Bear yells.

 

 

 

CUT TO:

440-07

6-00

77

CU Rabbit sneaks from bush. Rope tightens on his neck. He looks back.

 

 

 

CUT TO:

Page 10

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446-07

5-04

78

MCU Fox sitting on log, fascinated by o.s. bush. Grabs rabbit by the ears.

      

CUT TO:

451-11

7-08

79

MCU Bear comes out of bush with bees' nest stuck on his nose.

Bear:  "DEY AIN'T NOTHIN' IN HERE 'CEPT
       BEES."

      

CUT TO:

459-03

4-02

80

CU Fox starts nasty laugh at o.s. bear.

Fox:   "YOU SHO' DONE MADE A FOOL..."

 

 

 

CUT TO:

463-05

7-14

81

CU Bear gets mad at fox.

Fox:   "...OUT OF YO'SE'F THIS TIME. YES
       SUH, YOU SHO MADE A FOOL OUTA
       YO'SEF."

Bear pulls nest off his nose and holds it in his hand. Nose is big and red.

 

 

 

CUT TO:

471-03

3-02

82

MCU Fox holding rabbit. Fox laughs.

Fox:   "I AIN'T NEVER SEE'D NOBODY LOOK.."

 

 

 

CUT TO:

474-05

3-05

83

ECU Bear. Gets mad.

Fox:   "...DAT SILLY BEFO'."
o.s.

Truck into bear's eyes.

 

 

 

CUT TO:

477-10

5-06

84

MCU Fox and rabbit. Fox is holding rabbit on his knee.

Fox:   "YOU KNOW WHAT BRER..."

Bear's hand takes fox's hat off and jams nest on fox's head. Fox drops rabbit and shoots straight up o.s.

 

 

 

CUT TO:

483-00

2-00

85

CU Rabbit. Looks at o.s. fox.

 

 

 

CUT TO:

485-00

2-00

86

ECU bear looking up at o.s. fox.

 

 

 

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487-00

7-06

87

MCU Fox going straight up, feet churning. Tries to push nest off head. Lands and still tries to get nest off.

      

CUT TO:

494-06

5-11

88

CU Rabbit sitting on log. Laughs at o.s. fox. Rope suddenly pulls tight, choking him.

      

CUT TO:

500-01

7-14

89

CU Bear pulls rabbit up into sc. by rope. Grabs rabbit.

Bear:  "NOW LOOK, YOU SAID DIS WAS A
       LAUGHIN' PLACE..."

 

 

 

CUT TO:

507-15

3-13

90

CU Fox, pulling nest off head. Throws it o.s.

Bear o.s.: "...AN I HAIN'T LAUGHING."

 

 

 

CUT TO:

511-12

2-15

91

CU Bear and rabbit. Bear gets bee's nest over his head. Drops rabbit and jumps o.s.

 

 

 

CUT TO:

514-11

8-14

92

MLS Rabbit lands on log. Watches bear with bee's nest. Truck into rabbit. Bees after him.

Rabbit:  "I DIDN'T SAY IT WAS YOU LAUGHIN'
         PLACE, I SAID IT WAS MY LAUGHIN'
         PLACE, BRER BEAR."

 

 

 

CUT TO:

523-09

4-06

93

MLS Bear being chased by bees.

      

CUT TO:

527-15

3-11

94

MCU Bear runs past fox, who runs into the swarm of bees.

      

CUT TO:

531-10

4-04

95

MCU Rabbit laughing at fox and bear o.s.

 

 

 

CUT TO:

535-14

6-00

96

LS of fox and bear running over hill.

 

 

 

CUT TO:

541-14

11-05

97

MCU Rabbit laughing. Throws leaves in the air. Leaves drift down, filling screen and hiding b.g. and rabbit.

 

 

 

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Page 12

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Scene

Scene
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Scene
Number

 

553-03

43-11

98

ECU of Remus laughing. Truck back to Johnny and Ginny laughing. They stand up by Remus.

Johnny: "I WISH I HAD A LAUGHIN' PLACE."

Ginny:  "ME TOO."

Remus:  "WHAT MAKES YOU THINK YOU AIN'T?
        CO'SE YOU GOT A LAUGHIN' PLACE."

Johnny: "REALLY, UNCLE REMUS?"

Ginny:  "REALLY?"

Remus:  "EV'YBODY'S GOT ONE! THE TROUBLE
        IS, MOS' FOLKS WON'T TAKE TIME
        TO GO LOOK FOR IT."

Johnny &
Ginny:  "WHERE'S MINE?"

Remus:  "WELL NOW, DAT I CAN'T 'ZACKLY
        SAY...'CAUSE WHERE 'TIS FOR ONE,
        MIGHTN'T BE WHERE 'TIS FOR
        ANOTHER."

      

CUT TO:

596-14

16-01

99

LS of Johnny pulling Ginny as they run from Remus. He gets up and watches them.

Johnny: "COME ON GINNY! LET'S START
        LOOKIN'."

      

CUT TO:

612-15

-14

100

Part 5 Title and Information frames

613-13

-08

101

Chart

614-05

7-08

102

Tail Leader

632-09

 

 

Overall Footage

End of Reel 5, Section A.

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