Signer: McGregor, Robert P. (1912b)
Title of film: The Lady and the Cake
Number of segments: 14
ASL English Segment
AGO+ LIVE FEMALE~ONE QUEEN BEAUTIFUL INTELLIGENT(wg,int) pn:FRANCE(exp).Long ago, in France there lived a beautiful and intelligent queen.1
3P-POSS-PL(arc_rt,error)(false start)2
3P-POSS(lt) FEMALE, UNDER SERVE~AGENT TROUBLE EAT HUNGRY GO-TO cl-d:55(river-to-lt) FOUNDATION(bridge) YELL(2h-alt) WANT(rf) BREAD++.One time, the queen heard one of her subjects crying under a bridge by the river; crying for bread to satisfy her hunger.3
DET-IX(lt) FEMALE BS:-to-rt WHERE TROUBLE 2P-IX(rt)?She asked the girl why she was troubled.4
bs:-to-lt 3P-POSS(lt) SERVE~AGENT EAT WANT BREAD+.The girl replied, "Your servant is hungry and wants some bread".5
bs:-to-rt W-H-Y(slow,int) NEGATIVE GIVE-2P SWEET cl-d-trace:1onB(cake)?The queen then said, "Why not give the girl some cake."6
bs:-to-ctr MAYBE 1P-IX-PL(1P-arc-3P) THINK FEMALE DET-IX(lt) STUPID(int).We may think the queen stupid for this suggestion,7
NO-NO INTELLIGENT BUT 3P-IX(lt) SAME(exp,int) NOW MANY+ TEACH~AGENT WANT+ HELP(-to-rt) DEAF, But this is not so; she was very intelligent, but just like many teachers today who want to help the Deaf,8
DEAF HOW THINKING, TRUE STUPID NOT INTELLIGENT(int).They believe that the Deaf are stupid and not intelligent.9
3P-IX(lt) DEAF WANT GIVE(rt), gs:OH-WELL! GIVE(rt) SAY++++.So, they want to give speech to the Deaf.10
bs:-to-lt BUT DEAF WANT gs:NOTHING(int) SAY+++.But the Deaf do not want speech;11
WANT BREAD(int) SIGN WANT.They want the bread; they want their Sign Language.12
bs:-to-rt gs:NO-NO 2P-IX UNDERSTAND gs:NOTHING, 1P-IX-PL KNOW GOOD LIVE(rf) GIVE RED~SUGAR cl-d-trace:1onB(cake,3x).But the teachers insist, "You do not understand, we know how to provide you with a good life; we will give you cake."13
bs:-to-lt DEAF gs:WAIT(int) SUGAR cl-d-trace:1onB(cake,circ)...But the Deaf reject the sweet cake...14