• Short Summary

    A children's bar in Jersey serves the soft drink equivalent of normal cocktails.

  • Description

    Jersey, the Channel Islands.

    L/S of a street with fields in the background, there is a wooden bar in the street with 'Le Moulin de Lecq Children's Cocktail Bar' written on it. Two women, dressed in traditional costumes from Brittany, are serving behind it and a group of children are stood in front of it. A girl in a blue dress walks away with her drink and a boy holding hands with a little girl and a toddler walks up, another child walks up behind them. This is the children's equivalent of the adult cocktail bar with soft drinks instead of alcohol.

    M/S of the barmaids making drinks, one of them hands a bottle of Coca-Cola to one of the children. The other barmaid is holding Pinnochio the monkey on a lead, The narrator tells us you can get such cocktails as a 'Pussyfinger Special' or a 'Spaceman's Snorter'. M/S of the children stood in front of the bar drinking their drinks, there are different glasses with little umbrellas in them on the bar, one of the barmaids hands a glass to a girl. M/S as she hands a bottle with a straw in to a child and the woman with Pinnochio picks up a bottle and starts to pour.

    M/S of the bar from another angle as the barmaids serve drinks to the children. There are wooden signs on the side of the bar saying 'Lemonade', 'Pussyfoot', 'Dan Dare Special' and 'Pineapple Juice'. M/S of a box of twelve little dolls, they are dressed as various things including clowns, cowboys, teddy bears and 'golliwogs'. A hand comes in and takes out a doll dressed as a nurse. M/S as the doll is placed on the side of a glass next to the piece of lemon and a straw. The narrator says these replace the olives or cherries in normal cocktails. C/U of the barmaid handing the drink over to a child, M/S of the children all drinking through straws. C/U of two little girls drinking. M/S of the barmaid with Pinnochio, she dips a straw in a bottle and gives it to him. C/U of a blonde boy smiling. C/U of the barmaid and Pinnochio with his straw. C/U of a little girl laughing, L/S of the bar and children. M/S of a toy monkey and the signs 'Coca-Cola', 'Davy Crockett', and 'Orange Juice'. C/U of a little blonde boy looking serious. L/S of the children at the bar.

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    Colour pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:17:00 / 01:23:34:00
    CP 147

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