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Case Study: The Clodhopper

A still from The Clodhopper

A still from The Clodhopper


To see how a continuity script relates to film content, take a look at this clip from The Clodhopper, a 1917 film directed by Victor Scherzinger for Kay-Bee (a unit of the New York Motion Picture Corporation) and released by Triangle. In this scene, a country boy proves a surprise sensation at a New York cabaret with his eccentric dancing, including his signature "Clodhopper Glide."



Compare this sequence to its descriptions in this excerpt from the script, in the Aitken collection, available here.

Digital Documents

The Clodhopper Script