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    Brixton, London.

    CU. Pan of Brixton, students looking out of windows waiting the arrival of the Regent Street Polytechnic students to recover their mascot. GV. Regent Street Polytechnic students racing down road to bombard the Brixton students and their school. SV. Pan, students racing up to the front entrance of the Brixton school and at the same time being bombarded from the roof from the Brixton students.

    TGV. From roof, showing the students bombarding the entrance and soot and water being thrown down on them. AS. Students throwing water and soot down from roof. Pan down to Polytechnic students bombarding entrance of the school. CU. Students shouting up to other students on roof. AS. Students throwing water and soot down from roof, pan down to the poly students bombarding the entrance. SCU. Students throwing stuff back, one student puts hand up to nose. AS. & CU. Students tipping over a dustbin full of water from roof.

    TV. From roof, the students throwing up stuff from the street. SV. More students bombarding and trying to force the door open. AS. Looking up of student tipping over a dustbin full of soot, pan down to students running in entrance as the soot comes down. SV. Interior with a number of student grappling and fighting each other in the corridor. SV. Exterior with more students entering through the doorway as a load more soot descends down on them. SCU. Students in corridor continuing to push and shove and fight each other.

    LV. Exterior with Polytechnic students and Brixton students bombarding each other with soot and flour from the steps in front of the entrance. CU. A free for all fight taking place on the steps in front of the entrance.

    SV. Interior, looking out towards entrance, as the Brixton students fight and push in the doorway trying to stop the Polytechnic students from entering. CU. Ken G. Goddard filming, he receives a load of flour straight in his face and on the camera. SV. Students throwing flour on each other on the steps.

    SV. Interior looking through doorway, fight on steps still in progress. SV. Couple of students running through a water soaked hall carrying chairs over their heads for protection. SV. Interior with students still fighting in doorway. One student is holding a fire extinguisher which is being sprayed over the other students in the doorway. SV. Pan, the student with the fire extinguisher which is being sprayed all over the hall. SV. Two students fighting each other in hall. SV. Brixton students capturing and fighting a Polytechnic student in the hall and dragging him along.

    SV. Exterior, group of Brixton students trying to de-bag a Polytechnic student in the street, & SV. CU. Trousers being ripped off student as he is laying on the ground, & SV. CU. Elderly woman standing nearby giggling. SV. Student standing in the street with no trousers on and other students in the background laughing at him. GTV. Ambulance arriving on the scene. SV. Students leaving Brixton trying to escape.

    SV. Police van arriving on scene. CU. Pan, police officer pushing students away up the street. SCU. More students trying to force their way through the entrance accompanied by the police. CU. Interior of barricaded hall with chairs and tables. GV. Exterior with students cheering and shouting outside the entrance. SV. Police officer moving students along in the street. One student laughing, he gives the V sign. AS. Looking up at student pouring dustbin of water down onto street.

    SV. Ambulance outside entrance with police officer walking towards passed the open door. Water from the roof falls behind him and he turns round and looks up. AS. Students looking down from roof. SV. Wounded student being carried into ambulance. LV. Both parties now happy after the fight walking into the Brixton Technical school, & SV. SV. Ambulance driving away from scene, pan down to flour and soot in the road.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene F)

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    Time in/Out:
    01:37:19:00 / 01:40:12:00
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