Description: SCRATCHY, BADLY DUBBED FIREMAN TRAINING FILM EXTOLLING THE VIRTUES OF VENTILATION IN FIREFIGHTING; DX MS from top of moving fire truck of 3 fireman hanging on to back. CU siren as truck moves down street (think 'Police Squad!'); INT fire house, WS firemen sitting around as chief gives them lesson w/'Ventilation' flash card ('It's darned important!'); INT same, MS Peter Lorre look-alike taking notes. WS classroom. (Man, the dubbing is hilariously inept!); ANIMATED 3-story house w/ fire burning on first floor & smoke filling up rooms above & fireman spraying smoke thru window; INT class, WS firemen listening intently to dubbed chief. OTS of crew-cut recruit taking notes. (Chief: 'Lookout for trouble!'); DX WS 3 fireman on back of fire truck moving down residential neighborhood; SATANIC OVERTONE ALERT!: the 3 firemen are wearing hats w/ a '6' on the front, & when standing next to each other, read '666'!; DX CU siren 'Naked Gun/Police Squad'-style. CU fireman on back of truck. High, steady WS 3 firemen on truck (good '666' shot); DX VAR shots fire engine siren & firemen on back of truck. VAR shots burning house, flames & smoke shooting out of windows; DX WS 2 firemen using long poles to break open window & tear out blinds while 3rd fireman sprays water thru it; DX WS 3 fireman, one spraying water thru window...FREEZE-FRAME, 'Never!' graphic comes up as overly-dramatic music sounds; INT classroom, WS students listening to chief. CU Cue card w/ '3 Nevers of Ventilation'. Use your imagination as to what they are; INT burning house, FS firemen crawling on floor of smoky house wearing gas masks, enter room w/ burning furniture; INT burning room, WS fireman spraying burning furniture w/ water. This narrator is giving a nice read-thru of his 'story'; INT house, VAR shots burning roof caving in, breaking glass. VAR shots 2 firemen helping injured fireman out of house; DX VAR shots 2 firemen being loaded into ambulance. MS 2 fireman helping distressed fireman into front seat of ambulance; DX WS 60's-style ambulance driving away. INT class, WS chief still talking about Ventilation. ANIMATED example of a backdraft; DX ANIMATED fireman venting roof of burning house w/ axe. INT class, same WS as always. VAR CU's firemen listening to chief; DX MS narrator fireman (No, wait! Not Peter Lorre...Kevin Spacey!) WS '666' brigade on back of truck (one guy looks over-zealous); INT class, closer WS chief at podium & student's head in FG. MS old-timer chief turns on 16mm projector, z-in to projector lens; (By the way, I've seen better dubbing in 'Gamera' movies). DX WS fire engine pulls up to old-fashioned business district; DX CU 'Regent Cocktails' sign. LS 3 firemen setting ladder outside burning Regent ('Oh, no! Not the booze!'). CU guy holding hook; DX CU axe-head being held next to hook implement. INT class, VAR shots student firemen. DX CU guy holding crowbar ('lock-breaker'); DX CU axe held in hands. MS fireman holding pike pole. VAR shots firemen cutting hole in roof w/ electric saw & axes, smokey; INT burning home, WS fireman poking hole in ceiling w/ pike. VAR shots firemen using axe to cause more damage to house than fire; DX VAR shots firemen forcing sidewalk basement doors open w/saw blade. INT class, CU Ben Kingsley look-alike & other firemen; INT burning house, VAR shots firemen using hook tool to open doors, remove base boards & tear open walls; INT class, CU fireman. DX WS '666' brigade on back of fire engine...that one guy looks way-too happy to see the fire!; DX WS fireman on ladder hacking away at smoking building. LS SAME. I love the music ('Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!'); DX VAR shots 3 firemen using axe to break thru door. INT bldg, firemen forcing open doors of elevator for...ventilation!; DX VAR shots firemen on roof forcing open vent flap, lots of smoke. WS fireman breaking window w/pike pole. CU lock breaker used ;DX VAR shots firemen on roof tearing it apart w/ gas-powered saw, axe, & crowbar. WS 3 firemen shooting water into vent hole; DX WS 3 firemen w/hose in vent w/FREEZE FRAME & 'Never' graphic. VAR shots power fans placed over vents to draw smoke & gas out; INT burning house, OTS fireman spraying water out of window. DX CU window w/ water shooting out. WS '666' brigade on back of truck; DX 'VENTILATION MONTAGE'--quick run-down of stuff we just saw. INT class, WS chief & class ('Ventilation is the fireman's friend'); INT class, MS Kevin Spacey wannabe nodding & taking notes. High OTS same guy's note-taking. DX WS 666 guys riding on back, again; DX WS 2 fire engines backing up towards camera, passing by it. WS fireman lowering garage door, blocking us out! 'The End' ;
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