• Short Summary

    A bomb exploded at the artists' entrance to the Cannes Festival Palace on Friday (9 May) just hours before the opening of the 28th Cannes Film Festival.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN from damaged wagon to people looking on TILT to arrow marking point of explosion (2 shots)
    0.08

    2.
    SV TOP VIEW PAN from Television Outside Broad-cast vans to damage in container
    0.18

    3.
    SV TOP VIEW PAN Debris
    0.21

    4.
    SV TILT DOWN Broken windows (3 shots)
    0.37

    5.
    SV TILT DOWN Damaged DB Van and newsmen (3 shots)
    0.58



    Initials BJB2400 BJB/0010



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A bomb exploded at the artists' entrance to the Cannes Festival Palace on Friday (9 May) just hours before the opening of the 28th Cannes Film Festival.

    A plastic explosive went off at about four a.m., badly damaging two television outside broadcast vans, and shattering many Festival Palace windows.

    No-one was hurts in the explosion, and so far nobody has claimed responsibility for the bombing.

    Despite the attack, the Festival opened as planned, with its' usual glamour and without further incident.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA59UWCB6W9KXY5EVLC7OTMOJIK
    Media URN:
    VLVA59UWCB6W9KXY5EVLC7OTMOJIK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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