IVORY MONTH

IVORY MONTH  (October)                                                                  

(culture)                                                                                                         

[Principle:  feminine

             Hue: cream;  eggshell]

(the script)

“I dream of a better tomorrow, where chickens can cross the road and not be questioned about their motives.”

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

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A series of DOCUMENTARY SHORTS:

TITLE(S):          FARM #1  SPITTIN’ IMAGE  (MICHIGAN)… FARM #2  SMASHING PUMPKINS  (OREGON)… FARM #3  MUSTARD PLEASE (HOLD THE MAYO)  (CANADA)… FARM #4    HEMP FEST  (MANITOBA)                                                                                                                                                           

(UNITED STATES, CANADA;  NORTH                                                                                             AMERICA)

  • FARM #1:

SPITTIN’ IMAGE

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NARRATOR (VO);                                                                                                   and (sometime) participant:

SETH ROGEN

teaser:                                                                                                                                                                   (flashback  [narrative])  

“Join us for the 43rd annual  International Cherry Pit – Spitting Championship  on July 2nd, 2016…”

treatment:“It’s Spit – tacular!!”

Tree-Mendus Fruit Farm, located in southwest Michigan, is home of the world famous International Cherry Pit – Spitting Championship which happens every year on the first Saturday of July

(to be continued…)

(suggested… tune and/or “tone”🙂

GIMME ALL YOUR LOVIN’……………………………………………………………………………………..

Z Z Top; [Writer(s):    Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard.] [Album:  “Eliminator” (Warner Bros.)  1983]

  • FARM #2:

SMASHING PUMPKINS

NARRATOR (VO);                                                                                                             and (sometime) participant(s):

RAINN WILSON and HOLIDAY REINHORN

(to be continued…)

 

TITLE:

(CANADA;  AMERICAS)

  • FARM #3:

MUSTARD PLEASE (HOLD THE MAYO)

teaser:  “The United States  has the highest rate of  mustard  consumption in the World.  The National Mustard Museum,  located in Wisconsin,  has a collection of more than 5,300 prepared mustard‘s…”

(to be continued…)

 

🙂 “JACKSON”………………………………………………………………………..

Johnny Cash and June Carter  [Writer(s):    Billy Edd Wheeler and Jerry Leiber (aka:  Gabby Rodgers)] [Producer(s):  Don Law, Frank Jones]   [Album:   “Greatest Hits, Vol. 1   (Columbia Records 1967)]

treatment:  Canada  is the World’s number one producer of America’s favorite condiment:  mustard.

Canada is a mustard superpower.

“When it comes to producing mustard seed Canada doesn’t just excel, it dominates.  In fact Canada grows between 75 – 90% of the global supply.”

NARRATOR (VO);                                                                                                       and (sometime)  participant:

JENNA FISCHER

 

“I hate quotations.  Tell me what you know.”

— RALPH WALDO EMERSON

(FunFACT:   Did you know…

over  1,600 gallons plus 2,000,000 individual packets  of mustard are consumed at   Yankee Stadium each year?)

(to be continued…)

(suggested… tune and/or “tone”)

🙂 “I WALK THE LINE”……………………………………………………………………………..

Johnny Cash;  [Writer:     Johnny Cash] [Producer:   Sam Phillips] [Album:  “With His Hot and Blue Guitar”  (Sun    1956)]

  • FARM #4:

HEMP FEST

Image result for hemp farming, canada, MANITOBA HEMP FARMING

teaser:  Hemp is considered one of the best plants in the world for producing fiber and oil that have many industrial uses.”

(to be continued…)

(FunFACT:  Did you know…

that George Washington, (America’s first President), not only grew [industrial] hemp, but also actively promoted its growth.  Probably his most famous quote [on the subject], coming from one of his letters to his farm… field manager…  (Feb 24, 1794), in which he is quoted as follows:

“Make the most of the  Indian hemp seed…   and sow it everywhere!”                        — GEORGE WASHINGTON                           (Interpreted as…)

Hemp, grow it everywhere”.  )

 

treatment:   America’s (United States’)  hemp farming  

is legal in 27 states under Section 7606 of the 2014 Farm Bill   (i.e.:  farmers grew hemp in Colorado, Hawaii, Indiana, Kentucky, North Dakota, Oregon, Tennessee and Vermont in 2015).*

*Industrial Hemp Farming Acts, S. 134 and H.R. 525

(FunFACT2:  Did you know…

the  Declaration of Independence was drafted on hemp paper?)

 

 NARRATOR (VO);      

and  (sometime)  participant(s):                                    

 

(RAINN WILSON and HOLIDAY REINHORN)

(to be continued…)

Treatment (series) :

In honor of our quintessential and national heritage — our, one and only, and true North American culture —  FARMS.   American /Canadian  grown.  American /Canadian  made:   THE HEARTLAND.    The Non-GMO (NGO)…

  agricultural and farming communities…  that make us whole.

                                                              “LOVE…   American  (Canadian) … NORTH AMERICAN  Farmer – style.”

🙂  “KEEP YOUR HANDS TO YOURSELF”…………………………………………………………………………..

The Georgia Satellites;  [Writer: Dan Baird.] [Album:  “Georgia Satellites” (Elektra 1986)]

                                                                                                                       

(to be continued…)

“NO FARMS NO FOOD.”*

*American Farmland Trust

Director:  (suggested…)  JEFFREY BLITZ

Country:  NORTH AMERICA                                                                                                                 UNITED STATES,  CANADA  (AMERICA,  AMERICAS)

^image/credit:  chicken crossing the road;  c/o: The Cracking’ Egg Co.  UK

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