Title ID 5479Collection ID713
TitleThe Catch
CollectionHaywards Heath Cine Society pt2
Genre/TypeAmateurCine/Video clubFictionComedy
ThemeCine Club Film-Making Working Life
KeywordsCompanies Houses Interiors Men Roads Urban Areas Women
LocalHaywards Heath
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
ProductionHaywards Heath Cine & Video Society
CameraHaywards Heath Cine & Video Society
ProducerHaywards Heath Cine & Video Society
FormatColour Sound
Duration7 min.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details


This amateur colour comedy narrative follows an amateur film-maker who believes his secretary is in love with him. He is invited to her house through a series of notes left on his desk. Whilst he impatiently waits in the front room of her house, he gets undressed and goes into the next room, to find a large group of his colleagues waiting to suprise him for being awarded the Albany Film Trophy. The man stands in the doorway in his underwear.


An amateur film-maker is led on by his Secretary, when he is invited to her place through a series of notes. The man is secretly in love with her filming her as she walks down the street. At her house the man has a few drinks while waiting for her to get ready. He becomes impatient and gets undressed and goes to next room to find a surprise - a large group of people waiting for him to award him the Albany Film Trophy whilst he stands in the doorway in his underwear. Opening and closing titles and music complete the film.


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