Voice Over: And now for the very first time on the silver
screen comes the film from two books which once shocked a
generation. From Emily Brontė's 'Wuthering Heights' and from the
'International Guide to Semaphore Code'. Twentieth Century Vole
presents 'The Semaphore Version of Wuthering Heights'.
(Caption on screen: 'THE SEMAPHORE VERSION OF WUTHERING
HEIGHTS' Film: appropriate film music throughout. Heathcliffe in
close-up profile, his hair is blowing in the wind, he looks intense.
Cut to close-up Catherine also in profile, with hair streaming in
wind. As if they are 1ooking into each other's eyes. Pull out to
reveal, on very long zoom, that they are each on the top of separate
small hills, in rolling countryside. Heathcliffe produces two
semaphore flags from behind him, and waves them.)
SUBTITLE: 'OH! CATHERINE'
(Pan across to Catherine who also produces two flags and
SUBTITLE: 'OH! HEATHCLIFFE'
(Heathcliffe waves flags again.)
SUBTITLE: 'OH! OH! CATHERINE'
(With each cut they are further and further away from each
other. Catherine waves flags again.)
SUBTITLE: 'OH! OH! HEATHCLIFFE'
Cut to her husband at front door of early Victorian manor
house, looking stem. He waves two flags.
(Cut back to Catherine on hilltop.)
SUBTITLE: 'HARK! I HEAR MY HUSBAND'
Cut to husband with two enormous flags.
(Cut to interior of the early Victorian manor house. Close-up
of a cradle. Suddenly two little semaphore flags pop up from inside
the cradle and wave.)
SUBTITLE: 'WAAAAAGH! WAAAAAAGH!'
(Pull back to reveal a nurse who walks over to cradle and
waves flag briefly.)
(The nurse points across the room. Cut to shot of old man
asleep in chair with head slumped forward on his chest. He has two
flags which he Waves.)
SUBTITLE: 'ZZZ . . . ZZZ . . .'
(Cut to front door again. Exterior. Husband is waiting.
Catherine comes up the path towards him. As she approaches he
SUBTITLE: 'YOU'VE BEEN SEEING HEATHCLIFFE'
(Catherine waves frantically.)
SUBTITLE: 'YES! YES! I'VE BEEN SEEING HEATHCLIFFE, AND WHY NOT?
HE'S THE ONLY MAN I EVER LOVED. HE'S FINE. HE'S STRONG. HE'S ALL THE
THINGS YOU'LL NEVER BE, AND WHAT'S MORE . . .'
(Caption on screen: 'MONDAY FOR 7 DAYS' Stock film of a Roman
Voice Over: From the pulsating pages of history, from the
dark and furious days of Imperial Rome we bring you a story that
shattered the world! A tale so gripping that they said it could not
he filmed. A unique event in cinema history! Julius Caesar on an
(Superimposed caption on screen: 'JULIUS CAESAR ON AN ALDIS
LAMP' Close-up of Caesar walking in Roman street. Soothsayer pushes
his way up to him wild eyed and produces Aldis lamp and starts
SUBTITLE: 'BEWARE THE IDES OF MARCH'
(Some steps at the foot of a statue. Caesar is stabbed. As he
falls he brings out a really big Aldis lamp and flashes to the
assassins around him.)
SUBTITLE: 'ET TU BRUTE'
(A Western street. Two cowboys facing each other with morse
Voice Over: From the makers of 'Gunfight at the OK Corral
in Morse Code'.
(Superimposed caption on screen: 'GUNFIGHT AT THE OK CORRAL IN
MORSE CODE' They buzz a bit.)
(Cut to a ,Red Indian making smoke signals.)
Voice Over: And the smoke-signal version of 'Gentlemen
(Superimposed caption on screen: 'AND THE SMOKE-SIGNAL VERSION
OF GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES')