• Short Summary

    THE ANNUAL ROYAL SMITHFIELD SHOW WHICH OPENED IN LONDON TODAY (MONDAY) IS THIS YEAR OFFERING CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHIES AND SOME GBP10,400 STERLING IN CASH AWARDS TO FARMERS FROM ALL OVER BRITAIN AND ABROAD.

  • Description

    THE ANNUAL ROYAL SMITHFIELD SHOW WHICH OPENED IN LONDON TODAY (MONDAY) IS THIS YEAR OFFERING CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHIES AND SOME GBP10,400 STERLING IN CASH AWARDS TO FARMERS FROM ALL OVER BRITAIN AND ABROAD. THE EXHIBITION OF AGRICULTURAL ANIMALS AND MACHINERY WILL CLOSE ON FRIDAY.

    SOME 1,457 LIVE CATTLE, SHEEP AND PIGS HAVE BEEN ENTERED IN THIS YEAR'S SHOW. ALSO TO BE JUDGED ARE SOME 660 FROZEN CARCASES, INCLUDING 165 FROM COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES. THE GRAND TOTAL OF ENTRIES, INCLUDING CARCASES, IS MORE THAN 1,700.

    IN THE LIVE ANIMAL SECTION, A BREAKDOWN OF THE FIGURES SHOWS THAT THERE ARE SOME 520 CATTLE AND 429 SHEEP OF PURE AND CROSS BREEDS. THERE ARE SOME 600 PIGS ENTERED IN THE SHOWS. IN THE MACHINERY SECTION, PARTICULAR INTEREST IS EXPECTED TO BE AROUSED BY THE BRITISH MOTOR CORPORATION'S NEW "MINI TRACTOR".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5GUSKLT691IFENT2WNRBGV9FV
    Media URN:
    VLVA5GUSKLT691IFENT2WNRBGV9FV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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