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    Various shots of New factory buildings. (Commentary on Bulgaria as an up-and-coming communist country, and on their efforts to dispel the tumbledown backward image)
    11 ft

    The New image on the Black Sea coast. (Music SOF) Shots of holiday-makers on the beach.
    51 ft

    Shots of the beach, Pan to commentator speaking.

    Shots of hotels being built and others already built. (commentary on the development of the Black sea resorts, which is paid for entirely by the State, and on the need to attract foreign holiday makers, to spend their badly needed foreign currency.)
    91 ft

    Shots of men working on building sites.
    116 ft

    Shots of tourists walking, pan to building site.
    128 ft

    Shots of the five mile long beach. (commentary on the season being from May to October, and that Bulgaria hopes to handle 1000,000 tourists this year.)
    145 ft

    Various shots of the hotels and restaurants and shots of the Balkan Travel agency. (Commentary on Hotel prices and conditions and about the methods the State used to run the resorts and about the reforms in Bulgaria's Customs and Excise.)
    183 ft

    Shots of Parkland around the Hotels and the Sea front, and people walking on the beach. (Commentary on the lack of advertising around the coastal resorts because its State run)
    200 ft

    Various shots of holiday makers on the beach. (Commentary on the expansion of the Bulgarian air lines for tourists from the West, and on vacations for low salaried workers being paid for by their Trade Unions. Also on Bulgarian women working at these resorts as cleaners etc.
    274 ft

    Shots of women working in the gardens. (Commentary on women workers)
    289 ft

    Shots of people bathing in mineral springs. (Commentary on the springs having supposedly curative qualities for various ailments)
    324 ft

    People taking pleasure on Camels. (Commentary on the pleasure rides and on Bulgaria being the Crossroads to Europe and the Middle East.)
    370 ft

    Interview with English tourists.
    408 ft

    Interview with American tourists.
    458 ft

    Various shots of Pop group playing and people dancing. (Music Sof)
    483 ft

    Various shots of a small fishing village, shots of restoration workers in village. (Commentary on the work the men are doing such as baring small holes in woodwork to look like wood worn and on the attraction this village will be to tourists when its finished)
    570 ft

    Shots of pop group playing and people dancing. (Music Sof)


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