• Short Summary

    Times may be hard in some parts of the country but this resort is having its biggest holiday season ever.

  • Description

    1.
    GV-street, snowy
    5 ft

    2.
    GV-President in ski-lift waving to the Camera
    9 ft

    3.
    GV-Betty Ford walking in the village streets
    15 ft

    4.
    GV-skiiers preparing to get on ski-lift
    18 ft

    5.
    MV-Skiier
    22 ft

    6.
    MV-Woman
    26 ft

    7.
    Man
    27 ft

    8.
    WOMAN
    33 ft

    9.
    MV-Girl
    38 ft

    10.
    MV-Ford walking down the slopes
    46 ft

    11.
    GV-ski lift
    54 ft

    12.
    CU-Mayor or Vail (3 shots)
    63 ft

    13.
    GV-ski lifts
    72 ft

    14.
    GV-mountains covered in snow (3 shots)
    78 ft

    15.
    GV-President skiing
    82 ft

    16.
    GV-skiiers queueing to take back skies
    89 ft


    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ. 5: SKIIER-We planned this vacation in June we didn't know he was coming.......... the children enjoyed seeing him.



    SEQ. 6: WOMAN-We were here last Christmas, so we planned to come back this year, before we knew he was coming



    SEQ. 7: MAN-We just wanted to be here because we knew he was here.



    SEQ. 8: WOMAN-We just wanted to do some skiing plus the fact that he was here ...we wanted to be some place where he had been.



    SEQ. 9: GIRL-My mum and dad didn't know he was coming they just came to ski.



    REPORTER-But even if President Ford isn't the main attraction, town officials are gla??? glad to see him here.



    SEQ. 12: MAYOR-He's an avid skiier..............certainly pictures of the snow and the President skiing are as fine a publicity as we could get.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Times may be hard in some parts of the country but this resort is having its biggest holiday season ever. The presence of the first family has not hurt business. The President has been a familiar figure on the slopes.............................

    ..........but year round residents say business would be booming even without the Fords. Most of the vacationers we talked to vade here to ski.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1KTCPH5SY3BW5KMB7EDFMVJRZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1KTCPH5SY3BW5KMB7EDFMVJRZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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