The scene starts in the middle of the story: Rip Van Winkle has gone to sleep in the middle of the woods. He has awaken 20 years later.
(LS) Scene #1- Rip Van Winkle wakes up many years later overlooking the river with his gun still in his hands. He slowly stands up and observes his surroundings. Soft, nostalgic music plays in the background.
(CU) Scene #2- Camera tilts down when Rip examines his old gun sitting in his hand. Soft music grows a little bit louder.
(ELS) Scene #3- Rip stood and found his joints very creaky. He then headed down the mountain.
Oh my! Dame Van Winkle will be very angry with me for staying out all night!
(MS) Scene #4- Rip enters the village to see a strange flag flying and unfamiliar people. Camera does a slow pan to the right. Violin enters in the music.
(CU) Scene #5- As he walked down the street the villagers laughed with amusement at him and shook their heads.