• Short Summary

    A novel winter sport was recently filmed by Visnews on one of the many snow-covered slopes of Switzerland.

  • Description

    1.
    C.U. BOY WITH SAUCER ON SNOW.
    5 ft

    2.
    S.V. PAN FROM BOYS TO OTHER BOY WITH SAUCERS.
    4 ft

    3.
    C.U. BOY HANDING OUT SAUCERS.
    8 ft

    4.
    C.U. BACK V BOYS WALKING AWAY WITH SAUCERS.
    7 ft

    5.
    S.V. BOY SITTING ON SAUCER.
    6 ft

    6.
    C.U. SITTING ON SAUCER.
    4 ft

    7.
    C.U. BOY AWAY ON SAUCER.
    9 ft

    8.
    S.V. BOYS AWAY ON SAUCERS.
    11 ft

    9.
    S.V. BOYS PAST ON SAUCERS.
    8 ft

    10.
    L.V. TOWARDS - AWAY ON SAUCERS.
    11 ft



    Initials KJ/CW J.H./R.L.


    SPORT: GLIDING SAUCER

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A novel winter sport was recently filmed by Visnews on one of the many snow-covered slopes of Switzerland.

    These boys might well be pages on their way to a giant's banquet or young shield bearers going into battle. But the "dust-bin lids" they are carrying serve a different purpose. At the top of the hill the boys throw them in the snow, hollow side up, sit on them and off they go down the slope.

    The gliding saucer has come into fashion and there is fun galore for all children who can be persuaded to give hula-hooping a break and try something new. And who says they can't be persuaded?

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2G7T7TB7EOXBHGCO3Z9AOD9RU
    Media URN:
    VLVA2G7T7TB7EOXBHGCO3Z9AOD9RU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/12/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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