Miscellaneous stock shots including bowling balls, Western movie scenes, an exploding mineshaft and the U.S. Senate chamber.
00:00 Various CUs bowling balls rolling down alley knocking down pins; pinboy's hand pulling pins from lane
00:48 CU model cabin (miniature) starting to burn, then going up in flames
02:35 Western scene, sagebrush desert; camera pans to follow small Virginia & Truckee railroad train passing through frame
03:33 Pan following wagon filled with burning brush rolling down hill into little house or shed, which then explodes
03:58 Interior mineshaft (simulated); explosion fills frame with smoke; rubble piles into shaft
04:24 Set showing U.S. Senate Chamber (probably outtakes from MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON, 1939); Senators at seats watching another senator speak
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December 5, 2019 Subject:
What else should a wagon full of grass do?
Fun collection of shots, and (feebly) trying to figure out where they came from.
First shots are of a bowling alley. They're trying for a specifc shot here, make a double pin split! And then knock it over! (both are done, kudos!)
Next, a house goes up in flames! Love the one frame where we see a flash of a guy, which tells us this house is a miniature!
Then, a train shot. Nice steam train, cute caboose in the middle!
After that, the most bizarre shot, a wagon full of grass careens down a hill into a shack, and that of course makes it explode! WHAT.
Then a mine (set) explodes!
Finally, some people talk in a political chamber.
Lots of fun moments in this one!