• Short Summary

    Paramount Cameramen get together and make a gag story on 'Holidays at Home'.

  • Description

    Ben Hart reading newspaper and smoking in garden
    Close up of newspaper headline reading 'CROWDS PACK OUTSIZE TRAINS'
    Close up of newspaper headline reading 'HOLIDAY-MAKERS HELD UP THE WAR WORKERS - RAIL JAM'
    Ben Hart leaves house dressed as hiker and walks out to road
    Gardener with wheelbarrow and tools, tools fall to ground
    Tools lying on ground pan up to gardener looking around
    Gardener sits down in deck chair
    Gardener falling asleep

    SEQUENCE Distorted effect showing gardener's dream (5 SHOTS)

    Water effect over gardener's face as gardener wakes up
    Tools lying on ground PAN to gardener getting out of deck chair and looking round garden
    Ben Hart hiking past camera

    SLOW MOTION: Effect shot: Ben Hart tiringly towards camera from hike

    Farmer trimming privot hedge
    Farmer trimming privot hedge
    Hands using shears
    Chinn white washing ceiling
    Chinn gets down from ladder grabs pail and falls down
    Chinn wiping white wash off face and cursing

    Farmer walks into bar, and talks to barman.
    Farmer talks (Privot gag) (not heard)

    Husband (Lankester) runs into house

    Husband greets wife, closes door and puts 'DO NOT DISTURB' sign on door

    SOUND EFFECTS (**PLEASE NOTE** sound effects are not heard on actual clip)

    SBV Farmer walks into bar and talks to barman. Farmer: "Good-evening, George."

    Barman. "Good-evening Jo."

    Farmer: "Give us a pint will you?"

    SOUND EFFECTS (not heard on actual clip)

    Cu Farmer and barman talk. Barmen. "Blimey Jo. St Vitus?"

    Farmer: "No. Bloody privot!"

    GV Husband (Lankester) runs into house.

    Lankester: "Darling."

    Wife (?) "Hallo darling."

    Lankester. "I've got a week's holiday."

    Wife. "Oh darling."
    Background: Paramount Cameramen get together and make a gag story on 'Holidays at Home'.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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