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    Hague, Holland (Netherlands).

    Future journalists are put on the test by creating an incident during opening of art exhibition. GV. Interior of the Municipal museum at the Hague where a new art exhibition is to be opened. SV. Young men with cameras. SV. Pan, a woman walking towards a picture of a nude girl which is hanging on the wall. A man is making a speech trying to open the exhibition - woman screams. SCU. The painting. SV. The woman complaining about the painting to the orator. LV. Photographers clustered round as the woman complains. SV. The woman screaming and pointing at the painting while the speaker tries to calm her. She turns round and starts to argue with him. SV. The photographers. SV. A doorman lifting the woman away from the picture to carry her out of the building. CU. Still photograph of the woman being carried by the doorman. SV. The doorman carrying the woman out of the door, she hangs onto the door and tries to get back inside. CU. Still photograph of doorman restraining the woman at the door. GV. The entrance hall of the museum as the woman comes running down the stairs searching for a policeman followed by photographers. She runs up to a policeman and makes him follow her back up the stairs. SV. People in the hall where the exhibition is still in the process of being opened. LV. The policeman standing in front of the painting with the complaining woman. They are surrounded by photographers. SV. Policeman takes down the picture. CU. Still photograph of the policeman holding the painting with the woman pointing an accusing finger at the orator. LV. The policeman carrying the painting downstairs towards the entrance hall. CU. Still photograph of the policeman carrying the picture downstairs. SV. In the entrance hall, the policeman holding the picture with the orator trying to persuade him to take it back to the gallery. CU. Various still shots of the proceedings. SV. Man about to cut the tape to open the exhibition.


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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:17:00 / 01:13:32:00
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    17.11.1960 Journalists at Work
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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