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Carnival

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2451
Date Released
23 May 1976
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Royal Windsor Horse Show
  2. 2Carnival
  3. *US Governors Bi-Centennial Visit

* Story has local or special distribution

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 2
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Malta Carnival. DESCRIPTION: The streets of Valletta on the lovely Mediterranean Island of Malta, once a year echo to the sights and sound of Carnival. For five carefree days the Maltese give themselves over to music and fun. SHOTLIST: GV Grand Harbour - Valletta. MLS Air Malta plane coming in to land. Pan with it. MS people watching it’s arrival. MS people coming off of plane. MS people on airport balcony waving. LS looking down on Blue Grotto. MS boat entering Blue Grotto. Pull back. MS boat in Blue Grotto. GV Blue Grotto. MS people in boat in Blue Grotto. MS boat going towards cave. MS fish’s face with mouth open on a carnival float. It swings past camera. MS weird face on float. MS another weird face on float. MS man with mask on, comes towards camera. PM Office in b/g. LS carnival going across bridge. MS model of man blowing French horn. GV PMs office with carnival going in front of it. MS King Carnival float. CU mouth of King Carnival. Pull back to see his face. MS figure of King Carnival’s hand. Pull back. MS people on a sea float being pulled by sea horses. MLS ditto. MS ditto. MS model of octopus and a crab on a float. MS people on a float. Pull back to see float which has models of an octopus, crab, shark and Neptune on it. CU Neptune’s face. MS float of Old Roman Times. MS model of a bull on a float. MS small float with Aladdin on it. MS man with model body on him. Zoom in to his nose. MS model on man turning round. MS dancers dressed as devils dancing in squares. Pull back. MS male and female devils dancing. MLS devils dancing. CU child in the crowd. LS dancers in the square. MS dancers dressed as crabs and mermaids dancing. GV ditto. MCU Russian dancers clapping. Pull back to see them dancing. MCU girl and man dancers spinning round. Pull back as they finish at 510’. MS children watching. LS square with dancers in it. MS members of the Lord & Lady Button Company dancing. Pull back at 539’ they bow. MS crowd clapping. MS Yugoslavian dancers dancing. CU their foot movements. MS them dancing. MCU children watching. MS float in shape of a chicken. GV carnival going across bridge. MS men on one of the floats. MLS King Carnival float. MCU child watching. MLS float going past. MS people on float which looks like a ship. MS people on a butterfly float. CU children watching. MS float with Neptune and shark and crab on it. CU Neptune’s face. MS giant doll on float. MS people on a float. MS Roman float coming towards camera. CU Roman’s face from above float. GV carnival going through town. MS girl in shell on float. MS dancers going past camera. SPECIAL - 833ft. GV Malta & Grand Harbour. LV fortress in Grand Harbour. SV pan narrow streets in Valletta. GV Christ The King statue in Valletta. CU ditto. CU Ports des Bombs Archway, zoom back to GV (Valletta). LV pan Malta Airways plane at Luqa Airport. Angle shot crowds watching from airport balcony. LV plane taxiing in. Shot from pilot’s cabin taxiing, batman on tarmac. SV batman as plane stops. CU name on plane "Air Malta". LV passengers disembarking. GV passenger disembarking. CU people waving from airport balcony. GV fishing harbour of Marsaxlokk. LV ditto. SV boats in harbour. GV Blue Grotto. LV small boats pan to people getting into boat at Blue Grotto. CU starting up outboard motor. SV pan tourists in boat as it goes away. SV pan tourists in boat. Shot from side of boat. TV top view, zoom back to GV as boat approaches entrance to Blue Grotto. SV tourists in boat. GV boat through entrance to Blue Grotto. SV inside entrance showing colours on water. SCU ditto, LV ditto. SV from boat approaching entrance. Angle shot ditto. SV from boat tourists inside Blue Grotto. CU from boat entering Blue Grotto. SV from boat inside Blue Grotto. SCU ditto. GV exterior of the Blue Grotto. GV narrow street in Valletta. GV Hotel Phoenicia for book exhibition. GTV interior book exhibition. SV three shots various books on shelves. SV Author Nicholas Monsarrat - author of Kaplin of Malta talking to Frederic Mullally. SCU ditto. CU Monsarrat turning pages of book. Angle shot, pan down, books by Frederic Mullally. CU picture of F Mullally pan down to his books. SV Mullally talking to his wife about books. CU book "Venus Afflicted" in Mullally’s hands. CU Mullally’s wife pan to Mullally. SV pan from books on shelf to Ernie Wise & wife looking at book. CU Ernie Wise turning over pages of book. SV his wife watching. SV Ernie Wise & wife looking at book. CU Ernie Wise - takes off glasses. SV he puts back on shelf pan to books. MS fish’s face with mouth open on a carnival float. It swings past camera. MS weird face on float. MS another weird face on a float. MS man with mask on, comes towards camera. PM Office in b/g. LS carnival going across bridge. MS model of man blowing French horn. GV PMs office with carnival going in front of it. MS King Carnival float. CU mouth of King Carnival. Pull back to see his face. MS figure of King Carnival’s hand. Pull back. MS people on a sea float being pulled by sea horses. MLS ditto. MS ditto. MS model of octopus and a crab on a float. MS people on a float. Pull back to see float which has models of an octopus, crab, shark and Neptune on it. CU Neptune’s face. MS float of Old Roman Times. MS model of a bull on a float. MS small float with Aladdin on it. MS man with body on him. Zoom in to his nose. MS model on man turning round. MS dancers dressed as devils dancing in squares. Pull back. MS male and female devils dancing. MLS devils dancing. CU child in the crowd. LS dancers in the square. MS dancers dressed as crabs and mermaids dancing. GV ditto. MCU Russian dancers clapping. Pull back to see them dancing. MCU girl and man dancers spinning round. Pull back as they finish. MS children watching. LS square with dancers in it. MS members of the Lord & Lady Button Company dancing. Pull back, they bow. MS crowd clapping. MS Yugoslavian dancers dancing. CU their foot movements. MS them dancing. MCU children watching. MS float in shape of a chicken. GV carnival going across bridge. MS men on one of the floats. MLS King Carnival float. MCU child watching. MLS float going past. MS people on float which looks like a ship. MS people on a butterfly float. CU children watching. MS float with Neptune and shark and crab on it. CU Neptune’s face. MS giant doll on float. MS people on a float. MS Roman float coming towards camera. CU Roman’s face from above float. GV carnival going through town. MS dancers going past camera. LONG VERSION - TAPE 321 Timecode IN: 01:36:28:00 OUT: 01:45:13:00
Keywords
Buildings and structures; Music and dance; Entertainment and leisure; Vehicles; Environment; Aviation; Ceremonies; Fashion and costume; Performing arts; Writers; Exhibitions and shows
Locations
Malta
Card file number
76/88
Credits:
Commentator
Leonard Martin
Camera
Paul Kavanagh
Length of story (in feet)
428
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