Good story about RAF pilot who retrace footsteps in France after avoiding capture in WWII.
RAF pilot FA Barker who escaped capture during the Second World War retraces his escape route in Castres, France. L/S Officer sitting at cafe table, waiter walks into picture to serve him. M/S Waiter Mr Jean Chietclat serving people. M/S C/U Officer taking out photo and handing it to waiter. M/S Waiter taking photo and recognising it. C/U Waiter. M/S Officer and waiter looking at map. L/S Cafe gendarmes passing. L/S Scenic shots of the Pyrenees (2 shots). M/S Officer coming through tall grass and looking. M/S Mountains in distance. M/S Officer jumps down in to ditch and walks along it, camera pans up to mountains.
C/U Officer in foreground, looking at mountains, walks out of frame. C/U Feet walking along road. L/S Alps, officer walks in, stops and looks. C/U Officer looking at view. L/S Valley, camera pans to village at bottom. Closer shot, village. M/S Village with stream flowing under bridge. M/S Waterfront, houses, camera pans to show where officer hid under house. C/U Officer looking - walks out of picture. L/S Mountains, over which he came. M/S Officer walking up to drover with oxen in farm. M/S Officer talking to drover. C/U Drover talking and pointing to house. M/S Officer thanking drover and walking towards house. Oxen move off past front of camera. M/S Officer walks up to and knocks at door, steps back and surveys house. C/U Cats jumping out of windows and watching. M/S Old lady opens door and stands there. C/U Old lady at door.
M/S Officer takes out photo and hands it to old lady. C/U Old lady looking from photo to officer. C/U Officer smiling at her. M/S Old lady finally recognises him, embraces him and beckons companion (daughter?). M/S Companion walking over drying hands and shaking hands with officer. M/S Officer pats girl's shoulder, takes photo from old lady. L/S Group going inside house - Dissolve to - M/S Group coming out of house and walking towards hay loft, officer picks up ladder puts it against door of loft and starts to climb up. M/S Officer looks round and then crawls into loft. Group on ground below watching. M/S Chicken flying out of hay loft. The Officer reappears holding three eggs.