• Short Summary

    Miss Carol Heiss of the United States won the World Amateur Figure Skating Championship for the third successive year on Saturday, February 17th, when she skated to a clear victory on the Paris rink.

  • Description

    1.
    G.V.Zoom To Carol Heiss of U.S.A. she starts skating.


    2.
    Ground Shot Skating.


    3.
    S.V. Skating - goes to general view.


    4.
    Top S.V. Carol Heiss finishes-camera zooms back.


    5.
    C.U. Of Union Jack.


    6.
    G.V. Of Dianne Peach (G.B.) skating.


    7.
    Ground Shot Ditto.


    8.
    G.V. She finishes.


    9.
    C.U. Of Austrian flag.


    10.
    G.V.Zoom To Ingrid Wendl of Austria, she starts skating.


    11.
    Ground Shot Ingrid Wendl skating.


    12.
    Ground Shot Ditto - she finishes and bows, to audience-camera zooms back.


    13.
    C.U. Carol Heiss-in tears as she learns she is the winner.


    14.
    G.TopV. She steps on dais.


    15.
    S.C.U. Carol Heiss.


    16.
    Long V. Crowd applaud.


    17.
    S.V. Carol Heiss receiving flowers- on her left Ingrid Wendl of Austria who was 3rd, Carol Peach of G.B. who was 2nd.


    18.
    C.U.Pan From Ingrid Wendl to Carol Heiss, pan down to Dianne Peach.


    19.
    Front V. The three join hands.




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    SPORT: FIGURE SKATING
    PLEASE NOTE: ONLY 55-ft OF THIS STORY MAYBE USED ??? ANY ONE T.V. NEW SHOWING.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Miss Carol Heiss of the United States won the World Amateur Figure Skating Championship for the third successive year on Saturday, February 17th, when she skated to a clear victory on the Paris rink.

    The American girl, one of the most polished skaters ever seen in the competition, had been working hard for the championships, and, when the final result was announced, the tension became too much and she burst into tears.

    In second place was Ingrid Wendl (Austria) and Anne Walter took third place. She also represented Austria in the championships.

    Dianne Peach, the British champion, finished fifth, and Patricia Pauley, another of the British competitors, finished eighth.

    In the ice dancing championships, the British and European Champions June Markham and Courtney Jones retained their world title with little difficulty.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2LHG38QDKOEAO7OSX0YE9J8C7
    Media URN:
    VLVA2LHG38QDKOEAO7OSX0YE9J8C7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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