Detail

Title ID 5478Collection ID713
TitleValue for Money
Date1970
CollectionHaywards Heath Cine Society pt2
Genre/TypeAmateurCine/Video clubFictionDrama
ThemeCine Club Film-Making Urban Life
KeywordsFood Men Shopping Shops Trains Transport Urban Areas Women Coats
Location
LocalHaywards Heath
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionHaywards Heath Cine & Video Society
CameraMaurice Puttock
ProducerGuy Killpack
NarratorDerek Fulford
LightingG. Brown
Cast(Girl) Shauna Koppen; (Man) Otto Koppen; (saleslady) Peggy Rodgers
Other credits(Advisor) E. Ricketts
FormatColour Sound
Duration9 min.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This amateur colour film explores the relationship between a couple that meet at a railway station. The man stops over in Haywards Heath and meets a woman. He seduces her by appearing to lavish gifts upon her until he gets to sleep with her. The man then leaves the town and abandons the woman, getting back on the train.

Description

This colour film opens with a narrative about a man that man stops over in Haywards Heath and meets a girl. He lavishes gifts upon her until he gets to sleep with her. The man buys the woman a bracelet, dinner and a fur coat. But due to the delay in the cheque clearing the woman has to wait until after the weekend to receive her coat. As a result of the last purchase, the woman believes the man is a nice person and sleeps with him, unfortunately he leaves her waiting at a cafe before getting back on the train without telling her he is leaving.

Stills

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