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Based on a theme by G. Will Howells

Year of Production: 1970s?

Color or Black and White?: Colour

Running Time: 18 mins 30 secs

Shot List

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DESCRIPTION : 00:00:00:00-00:05:00:00 Title ws man in loud jacket looks on as Volkswagen Beetle literally falls apart in second hand car lot pan up from flowers over Ford Cortina at which two men are looking vs salesman showing customer a Ford Cortina man talks to camera

00:05:00:00-00:10:00:00 man talks to camera and demonstrates his talk with psychological tests animation courtroom sequence ws Ford Capri driven by young man and accompanied by young woman along road

00:10:00:00-00:15:00:00 cu young man and woman hold hands chat and smile to each other mws For Capri car pulls into drive of large country house ms middle aged man looks out of greenhouse window mcu young man and woman greet middle-aged woman at door young woman kisses her.
The young couple wear "trendy new Carnaby Street gear" vs middle-aged man in suit greets young man and woman and pours drink while woman sits on sofa. The three raise their glasses to each other and older woman joins them vs family sit at table and serve food cu young man's hands with dirty bitten fingernails vs people eating around table and chatting vs middle-aged man and woman look mildly shocked mws middle-aged woman drops plates on floor and young woman rushes to help cu hands pouring coffee from pot into cup on tray

00:15:00:00-00:18:28:17 vs family talk together vs man talks to camera mcu reversal of shot where woman drops plates which smash on floor cu to young man who laughs to camera mcu woman drops plates which smash on floor cu painting of two counterfeiters / forgers examining bank notes quickly cut between shots of young man smiling vs man talks to camera ms salesman showing car to man customer vs man talks to camera mcu car salesman talks to camera STILLS of people in back of car vs man talks to camera