• Short Summary

    POLICEMEN IN BARCELONA, SPAIN, ARE SAID TO BE THE MOST POLITE IN THE WORLD. TO?

  • Description

    1.
    GV. POLICEMAN ON TRAFFIC DUTY WITH PRESENTS AT BASE OF STAND.
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    2.
    CU. POLICEMAN DIRECTING TRAFFIC.
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    3.
    CU.PAN.. GIFTS ON GROUND.
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    4.
    CU. CHICKEN.
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    5.
    SV.PAN.. TRAFFIC MOVING AWAY.
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    6.
    SV. MAN THROWING CIGARS TO POLICEMAN.
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    7.
    CU. CIGAR ON GROUND.
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    8.
    BACK V.. POLICEMAN PUTTING GIFTS AT BASE OF STAND.
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    9.
    CU. POLICEMEN SALUTING.
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    10.
    SV. HORSE AND CART PASSING.
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    11.
    LV. ANOTHER POLICEMAN DIRECTING TRAFFIC WITH PRESENTS PILED UP.
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    12.
    CU. PRESENTS ON GROUND.
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    13.
    CU. POLICEMAN WITH WHISTLE.
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    14.
    SV & GV.. POLICEMAN DIRECTING TRAFFIC.
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: POLICEMEN IN BARCELONA, SPAIN, ARE SAID TO BE THE MOST POLITE IN THE WORLD. TO SHOW THEIR APPRECIATION OF THIS COURTESY, THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY, TRADITIONALLY AT CHRISTMAS, GIVE GIFTS TO THE POLICE ON DUTY.

    ON CHRISTMAS DAY, DECEMBER 25, FAMILIES MAKE SPECIAL TRIPS TO THE MAIN SQUARES IN THE CITY, WHERE THE POLICEMEN ARE DIRECTING TRAFFIC. AROUND THEM THE GIFTS, EXPRESSING THANKS FOR FINE SERVICE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, THE DONOR IS GIVEN A GRATEFUL SALUTE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4O3SVBH84JTTH390NXW6XNJI5
    Media URN:
    VLVA4O3SVBH84JTTH390NXW6XNJI5
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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