Tableaux typifying spring - new life, love and cleaning.
Gravesend, Brighton and Hyde Park, London
MS. Young woman looking into hat shot & entering shop. CU. Carpets being thrown out of house door into garden for spring cleaning. CU. Carpets being beaten on garden wall. MS. Housewife beating carpets on clothesline. SCU. Beating carpets. SCU. Croci & Pan to loving couple on grass. SCU. Back view of loving couple. SCU. 4 girls eating ice-cream in Trafalgar Sq. CU. Two other girls laughing. MS. Man cleaning statue of Camel in Embankment Gardens. MS. Barrow boy in Strand with flower on cart. Pan along barrow. CU. Flowers (Pan) LS. Scenic Railway at Southend. Pan to men at work. MS. Elev. Two men working on side of Scenic Railway (roller coaster?). MS. Man painting top of Scenic Railway. Pan to 2 painting the superstructure. MS. Workman painting guard rail round top of Scenic Railway. CU. Sprig of blossom on tree. CU. Snowdrops. MS. Two lambs running & jumping in field. MS. Mother sheep leaves lamb who immediately follows. MS. Young foal running in field. CU. Chicken mother with chicks. CU. Chick pecking at straw. MS. Statue in Park & trees in bed. CU. Snowdrops. CU. Twig with blossom MS Sea breaking on the beach MS. Sea breaking on beach. MS. Two girls in 'two-piece' swimming costumes. CU. Girls costume. Pan up to face. CU. Lower half of other girl's costume. MS. Woman trying on hat in hat shop. CU. Hat. MS. Woman with hat on. MS. Woman walking out of shop with hat on.
(Mute Dupe Neg.) (Selected scenes 49/28)