EXT. LAS VEGAS (STOCK FOOTAGE) - NIGHT
1967 - SOMEWHERE IN NEVADA
It is set against the obvious skyline of Las Vegas.
INT. DR. EVIL'S PRIVATE QUARTERS - DAY
The lair is 1960's high-tech. We see a huge oversized
conference table with six scary-looking EVIL ASSOCIATES,
including a Latin American REVOLUTIONARY in a field jacket
and turtleneck, TWIN NORDIC DOCTORS, and a METER MAID.
A RING WITH DR. EVIL'S INSIGNIA ON IT. THE RINGED
HAND IS STROKING A WHITE FLUFFY CAT.
(face always unseen)
Gentlemen, are we all here? Good. As
you know, my plot to high- jack
nuclear weapons and hold the world
hostage has failed. Again. This
organization will not tolerate
He presses a button. The Revolutionary, the twin Nordic
doctors, and the meter maid's chairs tip back and fall into
a pit. Their chairs return empty and smoking.
MUSTAFA, an Arab with a red Fez.
ANGLE ON FRAU FARBISSINA in a severe Salvation Army uniform.
I spared your lives because I need
you to help me rid the world of the
only man who can stop me now. We
must go to London. I've set a trap
for Austin Powers!
EXT. CARNABY STREET - DAY
Soul Bossanova by QUINCY JONES.
We start on a pair of BEATLE BOOTS and peg-top crushed velvet
pants walking down the street in rhythm, a la Saturday Night
We pan up to reveal AUSTIN POWERS, International Man of
He's a swinger, with medium-length Mod hair and sideburns
and he wears National Health Services glasses.
Austin walks along Carnaby Street taking photographs. It is
that perpetual bright sunny day you see in Sixties movies.
Austin, bursting with life, gives a two-handed handshake to
a MOD FREAK, who's just gotten off a red double-decker bus.
Austin salutes a strolling BOBBY, then comes across TWO
BEAUTIFUL MOD GIRLS who are excited to see him. They all
start to twist to the music, including the Bobby.
FREEZE FRAME - TECHNICOLOR BLUE TINT - TITLE CARD
(PRODUCTION NOTE: ALL TITLE CARDS WILL BE DONE IN TECHNICOLOR
FREEZE FRAMES A LA SWEET CHARITY.)
In the middle of the street, THREE MODELS wait impatiently
to be photographed in a makeshift photo shoot area.
One wears a short-skirted Stewardess outfit. One wears a
metallic silver pantsuit with matching cowl. The other wears
a see-through Mary Quant dress.
Alright, luv! Love it! Turn... pout
for me baby. Smashing!