• Short Summary

    Following Cuban heavyweight boxer Theophilio Stephensen's gold medal in the 72 Olympics, Prime Minister Fidel Castro, the Cuban leader, has launched a crash programme to train the country's swimmers and divers to championship standard.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Sports palace THE CUBAN SPORTS BOWL...
    0.03

    2.
    SV INTERIOR Visitors looking at trophies and photographs
    0.08

    3.
    CU Photographs of Cuban Olympic boxer (2 shots)
    0.13

    4.
    CU Boxing gloves OF AN ARISTOCRACY."
    0.16

    5.
    SCU Boxer Stephensen training with punch bag "The Boxer, Theophilio... (3 shots) Duane Bobick"
    0.32

    6.
    GV EXTERIOR Diving tower "Castro has decided...
    0.35

    7.
    SVS Young divers training (3 shots)
    0.46

    8.
    SCU Young girl watching other divers Facilities."
    0.48

    9.
    CU Yuri Melnakev "Yuri Melnakov
    0.53

    10.
    SVS Divers (3 shots) ...other sports."
    1.05



    Initials A???/1.14 AE/1.29


    This film has an English commentary by N.B.C. Reporter Tom streithorst. a timed transcription is supplied overleaf.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Following Cuban heavyweight boxer Theophilio Stephensen's gold medal in the 72 Olympics, Prime Minister Fidel Castro, the Cuban leader, has launched a crash programme to train the country's swimmers and divers to championship standard.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2K9PU3IPNXCVZGVB7TX9EUWPH
    Media URN:
    VLVA2K9PU3IPNXCVZGVB7TX9EUWPH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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