• Short Summary

    President Nicolai Ceausescu of Rumania opened a new bridge spanning the Danube River last week.?

  • Description

    1.
    SV Ceausescu takes pair of scissors and cuts tape opening bridge
    0.16

    2.
    SV Crowd applauds
    0.19

    3.
    MV Ceausescu walks across bridge
    0.22

    4.
    TRACKING SHOT Crowd wave flags
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    5.
    LV Ceausescu walks down gangway to steamer
    0.34

    6.
    SCU Sign name of ship: "Muntenia"
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    7.
    LV PAN New Danube bridge, flags in foreground
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    8.
    MV Wake of boat, flag in foreground
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    9.
    LV PAN New Danube bridge
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    10.
    CU Ceausescu
    0.51

    11.
    LV PAN FROM Stern of boat, bridge
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    12.
    SCU Ceausescu through boat window
    1.01

    13.
    LV New Danube bridge, PAN AND ZOOM TO crowds waving, ZOOM OUT AND pass under bridge
    1.33



    Initials JH/GNS/MH/1734 JH/GNS/MH/1816



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: President Nicolai Ceausescu of Rumania opened a new bridge spanning the Danube River last week. The bridge, at Giurgeni-Vadul Oii, was officially opened when the Rumanian President cut a ribbon which crossed the bridge.

    Following the official opening of the bridge, President Ceausescu examined the bridge from the water in a boat.

    The bridge, a modern replica of an earlier bridge built by Anghel Saligny, a Rumanian engineer, is approximately 4,900 feet (1500 metres) long. It has four roadways for cars and trucks and two pedestrian foot-ways.

    The concrete arches over the river weigh nearly 5,400 tons and are supported by pillars implanted 164 feet (50 metres) into the river bed.

    One object of the new bridge is to open areas of Rumania near the Black Sea to tourism.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA55EM403P4K3H1AC4XIPJR3IG
    Media URN:
    VLVA55EM403P4K3H1AC4XIPJR3IG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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