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    Vancouver, Canada: TGV Logmen sawing competition in progress crowds standing a round watching. SV Man cutting off slice from log slice falls to ground, SV Two men using hand saw to cut off same log, CU Watch man timing them. SV Men cutting good through slice it falls to ground. GV Two men on log in water trying to get each other off by spinning the log with their feet. SV Man spinning log pan over to other man's legs. Nearer v same two men one man flies into water and starts swimming back. Side V people looking on, LV 3 men on log in river trying to knock each other off with poles. Two men are knocked off into river. GV Manchopping tree. SV People looking on. SV Man pushing log backwards log slips but he manages to hold it. GV Pan Crowds gathered the highlight of the day called the High riggers contest pan over to pole man half way up climbing to the top. SV Crowd looking up, LV after he has rung the bell he starts to come down he made the return trip in 37.2 secs. pan down pole as he hurries down.



    Canada; Competitions; Sport




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    CANADA
    Vancouver

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6JREDSV0NG73QM67Q01WPTWE6
    Media URN:
    VLVA6JREDSV0NG73QM67Q01WPTWE6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1956
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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