• Short Summary

    A CHINESE CIVIL ENGINEER IS GAINING A NEW REPUTATION IN SPAIN AS ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S MOST PROMISING BULLFIGHTERS.

  • Description

    A CHINESE CIVIL ENGINEER IS GAINING A NEW REPUTATION IN SPAIN AS ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S MOST PROMISING BULLFIGHTERS.
    HE IS BONG WAY WONG, AGED TWENTY-SEVEN, WHO WAS BORN IN THE AMERICAN STATE OF ARIZONA SHORTLY AFTER HIS PARENTS ARRIVED THERE FROM CANTON.
    MR. WONG BECAME INTERESTED IN THE ARTS OF BULLFIGHTING SEVEN YEARS AGO AFTER WATCHING A BULLFIGHT IN MEXICO.
    HE LATER BEGAN TRAINING IN SPAIN, AND HAS NOW REACHED THE NOVILLERO, OR MEDIUM, STAGE OF BULLFIGHTING.
    THIS YEAR HE HAS HAD SIX FIGHT, AND HAS EARNED ABOUT GBP750 STERLING.
    HOWEVER, BECAUSE OF HIGH OVERHEADS OF SPORT HAS NOT BEEN PROFITABLE FOR HIM YET. HE HOPES TO MAKE MORE MONEY IN THE NEXT SEASON.
    MR. WONG HAS HAD ONE ACCIDENT IN THE BULLRING -- HE RECEIVED A GORED LEFT LEG IN A FIGHT.
    IN EACH FIGHT A TORERO, OR BULLFIGHTER, IS MATCHES AGAINST TWO BULLS.
    THE FIGHT FILMED WAS MR. WONG'S BEST PERFORMANCE OF THE SEASON AND DURING IT HE WON THREE EARS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA54A5JDL2ZYFEOQD5I4X74AESC
    Media URN:
    VLVA54A5JDL2ZYFEOQD5I4X74AESC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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