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Sample Production Schedule

The following is the production schedule for the filming of the episode "The First Day."

DAY ONE



EXT. COUNTRYSIDE 2-1/8 pg. Squad sees half-track approaching, all take cover. Fade.
PROPS: All weapons, grenades, map. VEHICLES: Half-track
R.V. Lee Ranch


EXT. COUNTRYSIDE 1-4/8 pg. Half-track battle - Tate hit - Saunders tosses grenade to blow half-track.
PROPS: All weapons fire, grenades, map.
VEHICLES: Half-track. EFFECTS: Bullet hits on vehicle and ground, grenade hits vehicle

(Same)


EXT. COUNTRYSIDE 1-4/8 pg. Battle over - squad discovers Tate dead. Dissolve.
PROPS, VEHICLES: as above

(Same)


EXT. COUNTRYSIDE 2-2/8 pg. Squad proceeds along road - McBride & Saunders talk - hear half-track.
PROPS: as above

(Same)


EXT. DIFFERENT COUNTRYSIDE 2/8 pg. Squad going along after battle. PROPS: as above.

(Same)
2nd DAY




EXT. WAR TORN ROAD 1-7/8 pg. Squad flakes out. Hears noise.
PROPS: Weapons, map (no firing this day)

Lot 3
Jungle River Rd.


EXT. WAR TORN ROAD 3 pg. Squad meets replacements - Fade.
PROPS: As above, full packs, extra bandoliers, grenades, mess kits, blankets, entrenching tools, cameras, auto club maps

(same)


EXT. ROAD 3 pg. Squad helps replacements strip packs to minimum. Exit. PROPS: as above

(same)
3rd DAY



EXT. DIFFERENT COUNTRY SIDE 4-6/8 pg. Tobin & McBride see Germans - Tobin shoots both - Tate freezes - Tobin is chewed out by Saunders for engaging enemy.
PROPS: Weapons, map, firing. EFFECTS: Bullet hits.

Lot 3
Eucy Rd. & Jungle River Rd.
4th DAY



EXT. TOP OF RISE 6/8 pg. Saunders & Caje POV Ger. O.P. at junction. PROPS: Map, weapons - G.I. & Ger., (no fire)

Franklin Canyon


EXT. TREES 7/8 pg. Squad moves from trees to viaduct.
PROPS: as above.

(same)


EXT. VIADUCT 1/8 pg. Dolly shot - squad working way down viaduct.
PROPS: as above

(same)


EXT. WALL 1 pg. Caje - Loomis - Tobin run for shed.
PROPS: as above, firing
EFFECTS: Bullet hits

(same)


EXT. SHED 3/8 pg. Caje moves up.
PROPS, EFFECTS: as above

(same)


EXT. SHED 1-1/8 pg. Loomis hit saving Tobin's life
PROPS, EFFECTS: as above

(same)


EXT. NEW COVER 4/8 pg. Caje behind wagon - gets hit - dives for safety.
PROPS: all firing. EFFECTS: Bullet hits

(same)


EXT. WALL 1-2/8 pg. Squad supplies cover fire - then heads for shed - Kirby covers.

(same)


EXT. BACK YARD 5/8 pg. Wounded German approaches shed and is shot.

(same)


INT. SHED 2/8 pg. Tobin begins to fear. Fade.

(same)


INT. SHED 4/8 pg. Tobin breaks down completely.

(same)


INT. SHED 3-1/8 pg. Group makes it to shed - find Tobin - Saunders elects to go down the middle to hit Germans.

(same)
5th DAY





EXT. FRONT OF FARM 2 pg. Saunders heads up middle & makes it to first shell hole. Squad fires cover from all areas.
PROPS: all fire, grenades
EFFECTS: Bullet hits
Franklin Canyon


EXT. FRONT OF FARM 2 pg. Saunders heads for 2nd shell hole - McBride fires cover on run. Saunders in 2nd shell hole, lobs grenade, wipes out machine gun - Kirby & McBride shoot remaining Germans.
PROPS: as above. EFFECTS: Grenade, bullet hits

(Same)


EXT. ROAD AREA 1-4/8 pg. TAG - squad says goodbye to Loomis & Tobin - new replacement arrives.
PROPS: Rig jeep with stretcher, full pack, plasma bottle
VEHICLES: 2 jeeps, 1 troop carrier

(Same)


EXT. FOOT OF RISE 1-5/8 pg. Saunders briefs squad on attack on German position.
PROPS: weapons - no fire, map, grenades

(Same)
6th DAY




EXT. OPEN ROAD 3 pg. Squad proceeds along road -McBride talks.
PROPS: Map, weapons

Lot 3 Jungle River Rd. & Eucy Rd.


EXT. COUNTRYSIDE MINE 4 pg. Squad encounters mine area and crosses it.
PROPS: as above. EFFECTS: Buried mine

Lot 3 Lady L Area


 

 

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