• Short Summary

    A RETIRED INSURANCE COLLECTOR - A MAN WHO HAS HANDLED MANY THOUSANDS OF POUNDS BELONGING TO OTHER PEOPLE, RECEIVED A FOOTBALL POOL CHEQUE OF OVER GBP221,000 FOR HIMSELF TODAY (WEDNESDAY).

  • Description

    1.
    SV HANDING CHEQUE TO WINNER
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    2.
    CU CHEQUE
    0.08

    3.
    GV MR. ALMOND ON SOFA WITH WIFE (SILENT)
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    4.
    SV PHOTOGRAPHERS
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    5.
    SV MR. ALMOND INTERVIEWED SOF IN. "MR. ALMOND, I UNDERSTAND......SOF OUT ...... IT'S JUST LUCK."
    0.45


    TRANSCRIPT: SEQ 5: QUESTION: MR. ALMOND, I UNDERSTAND THAT WHEN YOU WERE WORKING, YOU HANDLED MILLIONS OF OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY, WHAT'S IT FEEL LIKE TO HAVE GBP200,000 OR MORE OF YOUR OWN?



    ANSWER: WELL, I'M NOT PARTICULARLY PERTURBED ABOUT IT.



    QUESTION: WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO WITH IT?



    ANSWER: WELL, I DON'T KNOW, EXCEPT VISITING MY RELATIVES IN CANADA AND AMERICA.



    QUESTION: NOW, EVERYBODY WOULD LIKE TO KNOW, HOW DID YOU DO IT? CAN YOU DIVULGE YOUR SYSTEM?



    ANSWER: THERE ISN'T NO SYSTEM. I JUST PUT THE FIGURES DOWN AND IT'S JUST LUCK.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A RETIRED INSURANCE COLLECTOR - A MAN WHO HAS HANDLED MANY THOUSANDS OF POUNDS BELONGING TO OTHER PEOPLE, RECEIVED A FOOTBALL POOL CHEQUE OF OVER GBP221,000 FOR HIMSELF TODAY (WEDNESDAY).

    MR. JOE ALMOND, THE WINNER, IS 77. SEVEN WAS THE NUMBER OF DRAWS ON LITTLEWOODS TREBLE CHANCE AT THE WEEKEND AND HE PICKED THEM AND AN AWAY WIN, TO GET A MAXIMUM OF 23 POINTS. HE SAID THAT WHEN HIS WIFE KNEW HE HAD A WINNING LINE, SHE HAD HAD TO GO TO BED, ILL WITH EXCITEMENT, AND ONLY GOT UP AGAIN TODAY.

    AFTER RECEIVING THE CHEQUE, OUR REPORTER SPOKE TO HIM:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1MXDCWL908T56YY2JFYD41MQ2
    Media URN:
    VLVA1MXDCWL908T56YY2JFYD41MQ2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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