• Short Summary

    In Dahomey hundreds of spectators turned out recently for one of the most gruelling boat races of the year.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Starter PAN TO boats away
    0.13

    2.
    LV Boats towards marker
    0.23

    3.
    SV Spectators
    0.25

    4.
    GV Boats returning
    0.30

    5.
    GV Finish of race
    0.40

    6.
    GV Boats and competitors
    0.44

    7.
    LV&SV Competitors on starting line
    0.51

    8.
    CU Paddle through water
    0.54

    9.
    LV Race
    1.03

    10.
    LV Spectators
    1.05

    11.
    GV Finish of race
    1.10

    12.
    LV & SV Prize giving
    1.19



    Initials KM/VS/PMW/BJ KM/VS/DW/MH


    SPORT: BOAT RACE

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: In Dahomey hundreds of spectators turned out recently for one of the most gruelling boat races of the year. It was held as part of a sports festival at Porto Novo.

    The large fishing canoes were manned by crews from the Adjina and Sokome districts of Porto-Novo who were in fierce competition for the prizes. They were awarded by the High Commissioner, and the Ambassadors of France, the United States and the Soviet Union.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5U34H1HL89AH93ST5W43FCH16
    Media URN:
    VLVA5U34H1HL89AH93ST5W43FCH16
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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