• Short Summary

    The agricultural tracts of the Central Plains of America have been highly productive this year.?

  • Description

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    GV. SARATOGA.


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    SV. The King and Queen of Greece coming aboard "SARATOGA".


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    LV. The King and Queen being greeted by American Naval Officer.


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    LV. King inspects Marines.


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    SV. Royal Party on Lift to Flight Deck.


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    LV. Royal Party walking towards along Deck.


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    SV. Crew - Alert - running on deck prior to sailing.


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    Top V. of Other Naval Ship.


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    Top V. Planes lines up on deck.


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    Top V. Plane takes off.


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    Side V. Plane take off.


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    Top V. Ditto.


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    LV. Royal Party on Bridge watching.


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    CV. Plane over - and explosion.


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    LV. Bridge.


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    GV. Explosion in sea.


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    GV. Ditto.


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    LV. Helicopter about to land.


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    SV. Ditto.


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    LV. Queen and Admiral Brown coming out of Helicopter.


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    CU. Queen thanking Officer pan walks away.


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    LV. Launch leaving Saratoga.


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    SV. On launch leaving SARATOGA.


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    LV. Director of the UENO Zoo addressing audience.


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    SV. Member of the Ueno Zoo applauding.


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    CU. E.EDER, Leader of the BOLSHOI STATE CIRCUS addressing audience.


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    GV. Audience applauding.


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    SV. Members of the Bolshoi State Circus applauding.


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    SCU. The Russian Bear "SNOWMAN" on platform in cage.


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    CU. Snowman" in the cage.


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    SV.PAN. Man holding the three months old Japanese bear which will be presented to the Russians in return for their "SNOWMAN". pan to "Snowman" in cage.


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    CU. Japanese bear looking into "Snowman's" cage.


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    SV.PAN. From Russian and Japanese children to the two bears.


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    SCU. Japanese children presenting flowers to Members of The Bolshoi State Circus.


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    TV. Russian and Japanese children shaking hands in front of bear.


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    CU. The Russian Bear "SNOWMAN".


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    Fire truck past camera.


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    LS. Wheat Field burning.


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    Fire Truck stops.


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    CU. Burning field.


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    Firemen reeling out hose.


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    Spraying burning wheat with hose.


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    Two shots of Burning field.




    Initials S-D WWS/VCW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The agricultural tracts of the Central Plains of America have been highly productive this year. The winter wheat yield has been the greatest on record. Two big problems have faced the farmers in this respect, lack of storage and the danger of fire.

    On Tuesday, June 17th., it happened. Fires broke out in the Enid area of Oklahoma. Fire tenders rushed from one conflagration to another, all day long. The searing heat from the sun has dried the corn and the ground, turning the fields into a state of inflammability.

    Cars hurtling along Highway 81 were forced to slow down at points, around Enid, where the fires had spread to the roadside.

    Other parts of the wheat belt, that stretches from Texas up to the wheatland of Canada, have suffered losses from fire, and it will be some few days before the danger is passed.

    The excessive harvest has caused an increased demand for labour, which isn't forthcoming. As a consequence much of the wheat will stand in the fields long after the customary harvesting period.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4E4I301G8YJ3V58MH129M5FNY
    Media URN:
    VLVA4E4I301G8YJ3V58MH129M5FNY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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