• Short Summary

    TWELVE BALLOONISTS TOOK PART IN AN INTERNATIONAL BALLOON RACE AT EINDHOVEN, HOLLAND, ON SUNDAY (SEPTEMBER 25).

  • Description

    TWELVE BALLOONISTS TOOK PART IN AN INTERNATIONAL BALLOON RACE AT EINDHOVEN, HOLLAND, ON SUNDAY (SEPTEMBER 25). THE EVENT WAS ORGANISED BY THE NETHERLAND BALLOON CLUB IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE PHILLIPS ELECTRIC COMPANY, WHICH IS CELEBRATING ITS JUBILEE.

    DESCRIBED AS A "BALLOON FOXHUNT", THE EVENT ATTRACTED A LARGE CROWD. THE FIRST BALLOON, MANNED BY NINI BOESMAN (HOLLAND), WAS THE "FOX", AND THE OTHER BALLOONS HAD TO TRY TO CATCH IT.

    THE OTHER COMPETITORS WERE : J.M. DEMENINT (HOLLAND); ALFRED ECKERT (GERMANY); WOLFGANG HAUEISEN (GERMANY); ALBERT VAN DEN BEMDEN (BELGIUM); FRANCIS SHIELDS (U.S.A.) CHARLES DOLFUS (FRANCE); FRED DOLDER (SWITZERLAND); ANTHONY SMITH (ENGLAND); JAN GAWECKY (POLAND); DR. ERNST ISELIN (SWITZERLAND); AND BEN STEEMAN (HOLLAND).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4XXL7XUBCMT9FDLL2793Z82L7
    Media URN:
    VLVA4XXL7XUBCMT9FDLL2793Z82L7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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