• Short Summary

    A HOST OF INTERNATIONAL FILM STARS ARE NOW WORKING IN AND AROUND DAKAR ON A NEW FILM BASED ON A NOVEL BY JULES VERNE.

  • Description

    1.
    SV ANDRESS AND SEGAL ON SET PAN TO CAMERAS.
    0.12

    2.
    CU SEGAL. PAN TO ANDRESS.
    0.19

    3.
    CU TECHNICIAN.
    0.22

    4.
    SV SEGAL AND ANDRESS DANCING, TALK WITH CREW MEMBER AND CONTINUE DANCING.
    0.40

    5.
    CU NAME ON CAR 'ETOILE DU SUD'. PAN TO SEGAL AND ANDRESS.
    0.46

    6.
    CU ANDRESS AND SEGAL SEATED IN CAR.
    0.54

    7.
    CU ANDRESS HOLDING GUN.
    0.59

    8.
    LV TRACKING SHOT WITH CAR AND CAMERA CREW MOVING AWAY.
    1.13



    Initials JSU/V/JH/SC



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A HOST OF INTERNATIONAL FILM STARS ARE NOW WORKING IN AND AROUND DAKAR ON A NEW FILM BASED ON A NOVEL BY JULES VERNE. THE FILM - "SOUTHERN STAR" - IS BEING MADE ALMOST ENTIRELY IN SENEGAL WITH ONLY A FEW OF THE EARLY SCENES SHOT IN NEIGHBOURING GAMBIA.

    LEADING THE STAR-STUDDED CAST IS GERMAN-BORN MISS URSULA ANDRESS, WHO GAINED INTERNATIONAL FAME AFTER STARRING WITH SEAN CONNERY IN ONE OF THE EARLY JAMES BOND FILMS.

    MISS ANDRESS ARRIVED IN DAKAR LAST MONTH TO JOIN OTHER MEMBERS OF THE CAST WHO INCLUDE ORSON WELLES, GEORGE SEGAL, IAN HENDREY, MICHAEL CONSTANTIN AND SENGALESE-BORN JOHNNY SEKKA.

    THE FILM, WHICH TELLS THE STORY OF THE HUNT FOR A HUGE DIAMOND, WILL BE MADE IN TWO VERSIONS - ONE ENGLISH AND THE OTHER FRENCH - AND WILL BE GIVEN WORLD-WIDE DISTRIBUTION BY COLUMBIA PICTURES.

    THE PRODUCER IS ROGER DUCHET WHO HAS PREVIOUSLY MADE SEVERAL DOCUMENTARY FILMS IN SENEGAL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA233CJRJ9T1XVRLB7U9JQN4GEX
    Media URN:
    VLVA233CJRJ9T1XVRLB7U9JQN4GEX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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