• Short Summary

    Surrey youth worker tries to teach teenage boys how to be smart.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Esher. How To Be Man About Town".

    Esher, Surrey.

    GV Esher. SV Teenager looking in shop. CU ditto. SV Teenagers walk away from camera. CU Esher Youth Centre. GV Int. games in progress. SV Teenagers playing table tennis. CU Pile of records. CU Record playing. SV girls dancing. CU ditto. SV Youths watching.

    LV Instructor showing group of boys how to dress correctly. SV ditto. CU Pan. Rocker wearing jeans and leather jacket with Beatles hair-cut lounging in a chair. CU ditto. CU Instructor adjusting boy's suit. LV The group watching. Sound sequence starts here "Where are you off to Malcolm?" reply "Taking a girl out for dinner". Question "What in that outfit?". Reply "Well what's wrong with it". The man then shows the boy a suit and says "What do you think of this?" the boy replies "Mmn, not bad, can I try it on?" Answer "Certainly". SV Boys playing pool or billiards. CU Young couple cuddling in corner. LV Instructor helps Malcolm on with jacket and says "Now you're a real man about town, Malcolm". Sound ends. CU Pan down Malcolm with new suit on.

    Two boys speaking first boy says "I'm dead worried". Second boy "What about?" First boy "This here speech that I've got to make at the club next month". Second boy "What are you going to do about it?" First boy "See this 'ere Speech Genius". SV Two boys being shown the different types of wine glasses. CU Instructor holding Brandy glass. CU The two boys. Boy speaking to "Speech Genius". LV Int. Silent shot boy making speech at the Club's annual dinner. CU As he delivers his speech. CU Guests applauding. LV ditto. SV Young couple toast each other. CU ditto. GV Int the restaurant. SV Ext. As couple leave the restaurant. LV They walk towards camera along street stop to look at shop sign. CU Shop sign "Fish and Chippery". CU As the couple walk down the road eating fish and chips from paper. (Orig.Neg.)

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:23:00 / 01:08:03:00

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