• Short Summary

    The arrival at Rio de
    Janiero of fifty-two Tristan da Cunha islanders on route to their remote South
    Atlantic home.

  • Description


    Ship arriving port



    "Amazon"



    Ship in manoeuver to dock



    People looking from aboard



    Closes of people on board



    View from to ship looking
    down to the port



    Inside the ship - people moving
    around



    People coming down the ship



    Several scenes of women, men, children - (close-up - medium scenes -
    People wearing strange clothes)....




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The arrival at Rio de
    Janiero of fifty-two Tristan da Cunha islanders on route to their remote South
    Atlantic home.

    Film shows the islanders disembarking Monday (1 April) from the British mail
    steamer Amazon. They are the advance party of 200 former inhabitants who will
    return to the island in October...two years after a volcano eruption forced them
    to abandon it. The group is scheduled to leave Rio Thursday (4 April) on the
    steamer Beissevain, due to arrive at Tristan on 11 April or 12 April.

    The film shows the ship arriving in port, and men, women and children coming
    down gangplank.

    Tristan da Cunha Islanders returning to island after long stay in England. 52
    people, men, women and children...the first returning to their island. Aboard
    the "Amazon" taking another ship in Rio (Dutch ship) on Wednesday.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4V07X4H3OSBX2G0Y0IZMLSM9U
    Media URN:
    VLVA4V07X4H3OSBX2G0Y0IZMLSM9U
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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