• Short Summary

    COMPETITORS FROM 21 COUNTRIES LINED UP NEAR VIENNA, IN AUSTRIA YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) HOPING TO WIN THE COVETED CROWN OF WORLD PLOUGHING CHAMPION.

  • Description

    1.
    GV SITE OF CONTEST
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    2.
    SV DUTCH AND W. GERMAN TRACTORS PASS CAMERA
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    3.
    SV SPECTATORS
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    4.
    SV HUNGARIAN COMPETITOR
    0.20

    5.
    CU PAN AMERICAN COMPETITOR
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    6.
    CU PAN SWEDISH COMPETITOR
    0.28

    7.
    CU PAN BRITISH COMPETITOR
    0.32

    8.
    CU PAN NEW ZEALAND COMPETITOR
    0.39

    9.
    SV DITTO
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    10.
    CU E.J. CROY OF NEW ZEALAND
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    11.
    LV PAN ALL COMPETITORS LINED UP
    0.52

    12.
    SV GOLDEN PLOUGH TROPHY IS BROUGHT FORWARD
    0.57

    13.
    CU PAN OFFICIAL RECEIVES TROPHY
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    14 \.
    CU PAN AUSTRIAN, S.RHODESIAN, AUSTRALIAN AND FINISH COMPETITORS DRIVE PAST
    1.20

    15.
    CU SPECTATOR
    1.22

    16.
    LV TRACTORS MOVE FORWARD AT START OF CONTEST
    1.38

    17.
    REAR VIEW: FINISH COMPETITOR AALTO PLOUGHING
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    18.
    CU PAN A DITTO
    1.47

    19.
    TGV TRACTOR PLOUGHING
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    20.
    CU AALTO ON TRACTOR
    1.52

    21.
    LV TRACTOR ON RETURN TRIP
    1.52

    22.
    LV DITTO
    1.57

    23.
    CU JUDGE INSPECTS FURROW
    2.03

    24.
    SCU ANOTHER JUDGE MEASURES FURROW
    2.06

    25.
    SV JUDGES
    2.09

    26.
    TGV JUDGING CONTINUES
    2.13



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: COMPETITORS FROM 21 COUNTRIES LINED UP NEAR VIENNA, IN AUSTRIA YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) HOPING TO WIN THE COVETED CROWN OF WORLD PLOUGHING CHAMPION. WATCHING INTENTLY WERE AN ESTIMATED 25,000 ONLOOKERS, EACH WITH A FANCIED WINNER. THEY WERE WATCHING THE FIRST DAY OF THE TWO-DAY MEETING.

    A BROAD, FLAT FIELD OF STUBBLE WAS THE COURSE; POLISHED, POWERFUL TRACTORS THE PLOUGHMEN'S STEEDS; THE PRIZE A GOLDEN PLOUGH. FROM NEW ZEALAND, SWEDEN, AMERICA, CANADA, NORWAY, GERMANY, BRITAIN, THE NETHERLANDS, BELGIUM, IRELAND, FRANCE, DENMARK, RUSSIA, ITALY, AUSTRIA, RHODESIA, YUGOSLAVIA, FINLAND, AUSTRALIA AND HUNGARY HAD COME NATIONAL CHAMPIONS AND RUNNERS-UP TO TAKE PART IN THE CONTEST.

    AS EACH TRACTOR PLOUGHED ITS LONE FURROW, A JUDGE EXAMINED THE RESULT. BREADTH, DEPTH AND STRAIGHTNESS WERE THE CARDINAL VIRTUES SOUGHT. ALL EYES WERE ON THE THREE MAIN COMPETITORS - FROM FINLAND, FROM BRITAIN, AND FROM THE NEW ZEALAND.

    THE RESULT OF THE MATCH, ANNOUNCED ON SATURDAY, WAS: 1ST. CHARLES KEEGAN, IRISH REPUBLIC; 2ND. EERO AALTO, OF FINLAND; 3RD. RUDOLF LEONHARDSBERGER OF AUSTRIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1789WK3LIZXQ2CPPYXJ4JR8R7
    Media URN:
    VLVA1789WK3LIZXQ2CPPYXJ4JR8R7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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