A Day in the Life of a Dollar Bill
Los Angeles, California
02:06:16 - 02:08:55
CUs Phil & African-American mechanic talking at repair shop; CU hand on handlebar gear of moped, throttling engine; CUs money being counted, exchanged, bill of sale being filled out. ECU dollar bills being stacked. CU wristwatch being consulted. ECU/CUs mechanic counting money for deposit, closing up shop-- turning off light switch on wall, turning CLOSED sign over, locking doors). CUs mechanic making deposit at bank, polite young Caucasian bank teller assuring him that the bank will keep his money safe for him; ECUs deposit slips & receipts being filled out. CUs of another customer-- old white male wearing tacky green suit jacket & yellow dress shirt w/ butterfly collar-- depositing a check, getting cash withdrawl. Cut to CUs of the baseball-boy from earlier helping the old man out with some chores around the house (kid's trying to earn some extra money): sweeping, cleaning, moving boxes, stacking old newspapers. CU old man rummaging in pant pocket, handing the boy THE dollar bill as payment. CU boy's feet (white low-cut tennis shoes) on pavement. MS boy standing at a movie theater, the listing times displayed on placard. CU empty mason jar (for saving money). CU of a Boy's Club of America sign. MS boy pounding leather of baseball mitt. MS chalkboard: "We need your money! Boy's Club needs $50 to buy sports equipment! How much can YOU give?"