EVERYONE DOES THE TWIST People of all ages take part in a 1950s Twist dance contest. The twist craze catches on and now everyone from secretaries to traffic cops can't help shaking their hips, even during work
Date: 1950s - BLACK/WHITE Source: Shot on Film, Exists on BetaSP Length: 00:00:50:00, No Audio
FRENCH FRIENDSHIP MAIL A French postman personally delivered 500,000 post cards, responses to French listeners who heard an American business executive talk about Franco-American relations over Radio Europe. The businessman greets him.
A FARMER BUYS A MONEY ORDER A mailman on a rural route pulls into a farm. A farmer in overalls approaches the car. The mailman hands over some mail and the farmer purchases a money order, all through the open window of the car. WS shows the mailman's car driving into the distance on the farm road.
BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE P.O. A mailman prepares for his route by removing sorted mail from slots and tying it in bundles. The same man places bundles into bags marked U.S. Mail. A pair of working men toss bags into the back of a truck.
MAILMAN DELIVERS A BOX OF CHICKS A mailman's car travels on a country road and stops in front of a house. A little girl and her mother wait at a fence for the mail. A medium shot shows the mother lifting the box's lid to reveal baby chicks. The little girl bends over to touch the little birds.
LEAVING MAIL AT SICK BOY'S HOUSE At the front door of a house a woman and a mailman exchange greetings. Various shots of a recuperating boy at home. He waves to the mailman, opens a letter his mother hands him. Narrator notes, Everyday he waits for his friend, the mailman.
TURNER & GARFIELD CLOSEUPS Lots of closeups and MSs of Lana Turner and John Garfield from The Postman Always Rings Twice trailer. They kiss, ride in a car, plot murder. Turner stands framed in a doorway. She puts on makeup. Quick shots of co-stars Hume Cronyn, Cecil Kellaway and Audrey Trotter.
RURAL POSTAL TRANSACTION A mailman makes his rounds on a rural route. POV shot from inside a car shows him slowing in front of a mailbox with its flag up. Two women walk towards the car. Mailman hands one of the women her mail and she gives him a package, which he weighs, leaning through the car's window. She hands him money from a purse and he drives off, transaction completed. She waves.
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