Final Script Las Vegas revision

Final Script Las Vegas revision - The Vegas Experience A...

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The Vegas Experience A documentary on Las Vegas and its gambling Commercial 1 What happens, here stays here Wide screen of strip during daytime Narrator Welcome to beautiful Las Vegas. Come for the sun and beautiful weather. Close up on the front of MGM Mirage hotel Narrator We play hard and live well. We have the most beautiful street in the USA and we want you to come and play Int: MGM Mirage hotel at roulette table with an individual gambling with a cheering crowd around the roulette table Ext: Bellagio’s fountains in action Narrator Where else can you find an Italian water show… Caesar’s Palace’s Roman water fountain Narrator Roman fountains… New York New York’s entrance Narrator New York all in the same street Wipe: shows Las Vegas strip during nighttime with busy sidewalks crowded with tourists Narrator
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We are America’s playground. Make us your play-ground; make us your vacation destination Title Sequence – The Vegas Experience CU: Narrator on strip Narrator Las Vegas has become a popular vacation spot for many people over the age of twenty-one, and rightfully so. Where else can you travel the world all in one city; but Las Vegas is not only popular for that. Las Vegas is known for their never sleeping casinos within their infamous hotels; which raises the question. With all the advertising and availability of these hotel and casinos, do Las Vegas casinos support gambling addictions? Let us go to the experts. Interview 1 Fade-in: Two-Shot: Narrator (interviewer) with Tom Marriscolo standing on the strip Narrator Here I am with Tom Marriscolo, Board president of the California Council on Problem Gambling. Do you think casinos and their advertisements contribute to increasing numbers of gamblers? Tom Marriscolo I without a doubt believe that casinos have a direct link to the increasing numbers of “problem” gamblers; a “problem” gambler being an individual who gambles routinely with his limited assets. In short a person who is gambling when they have little to gamble. Gambling is an addictive activity that has similar trends to both tobacco products and alcoholic beverages. The companies selling the product will advertise the product falsely but consumers will buy into the myth. Tobacco commercials show cigarettes as stylish and classy while they in reality looked down
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upon and unhealthy; while alcohol shows a good night on the town and access to new experiences when these
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2011 for the course SOC 352 taught by Professor Brines during the Spring '09 term at University of Washington.

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