• Short Summary

    TWO VISNEWS CAMERAMEN WON A FIRST PLACE TODAY (WEDNESDAY) IN THE ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA'S ANNUAL TELEVISION AWARDS FOR NEW FILM CAMERAMEN.

  • Description

    TWO VISNEWS CAMERAMEN WON A FIRST PLACE TODAY (WEDNESDAY) IN THE ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA'S ANNUAL TELEVISION AWARDS FOR NEW FILM CAMERAMEN. MR GAITSKELL, LEADER OF BRITAIN'S LABOUR PARTY, MADE THE PRESENTATIONS AT THE SAVOY HOTEL, LONDON.

    LEO WALLER AND TONY GREEN OF THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH INTERNATIONAL NEWSFILM AGENCY GAINED THIS HONOUR - THE HARD NEWS TEAM AWARD - FOR THEIR FILM OF A UNION MOVEMENT RALLY CONDUCTED BY SIR OSWALD MOSLEY IN LONDON'S EAST END.

    SHARING FIRST PLACE WITH BCINA WAS A TEAM FROM THE BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION: TONY GRIGGS, ROBERT NEWMAN, DON LEGGETT AND DOUGLAS SMITH.

    THE HARD NEWS (SILENT) AWARD WENT TO JAMES KODKINSON OF TYNE TEES TELEVISION FOR HIS FILM OF A FACTORY FIRE IN NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE. GERALD ROWLEY OF THE BBC'S TV NEWS WON THE HARD NEWS (SOUND) AWARD WITH A FILM OF THE UNITED NATIONS ATTACK ON ELISABETHVILLE, SHOWING PLANES FIRING ON THE PALACE.

    ENTRIES FOR THE BRITANNICA AWARDS WERE RECEIVED FROM CAMERAMEN STATIONED IN LONDON, BRISTOL, CARDIFF, CARLISLE, BIRMINGHAM, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, ADEN, ALGIERS, AUSTRALIA, CALCUTTA, CANADA, JOHANNESBURG, KENYA, SOUTH AFRICA, ORAN THE USA.

    THE ENTRY OF 124 CLIPS OF FILM FROM 75 CAMERAMEN COMPARED WITH 87 CLIPS FROM 58 CAMERAMEN IN 1961 AND 61 CLIPS FROM 44 CAMERAMEN IN 1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA53KMFMITH4BMDNH0P4MT427WJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA53KMFMITH4BMDNH0P4MT427WJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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