• Short Summary

    THE TURKISH EXHIBITION SHIP ANKARA IS IN TILBURY DOCKS, LONDON, WITH A FLOATING DISPLAY OF TRADITIONAL TURKISH DANCING.

  • Description

    1.
    LV SHIP
    0.03

    2.
    CU FLAG PAN DOWN TO NAME "ANKARA" (START OF MUSIC)
    0.06

    3.
    CU DRUMS PAN UP TO FLUTE PLAYERS
    0.09

    4.
    CU DANCERS FEET TO LV DANCERS AND AUDIENCE
    0.32

    5.
    CU AUDIENCE APPLAUDING
    0.38

    6.
    MV START OF DANCE
    0.41

    7.
    CU DANCERS LEAPING
    0.45

    8.
    MV DITTO AUDIENCE IN B/G
    0.56

    9.
    LV AUDIENCE TO MV
    0.57

    10.
    MV DANCE
    1.07

    11.
    CU WARRIORS' DANCE AND LV (2 SHOTS)
    1.15

    12.
    CU TURKISH FLAG PAN TO GUARD
    1.18

    13.
    MV DANCERS THROW AND CATCH SWORDS
    1.21

    14.
    MV AUDIENCE APPLAUD
    1.26

    15.
    LV TO MV DANCE, DANCERS FINISH AND EMBRACE
    1.58



    Initials GEM/V/CCT/EEH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE TURKISH EXHIBITION SHIP ANKARA IS IN TILBURY DOCKS, LONDON, WITH A FLOATING DISPLAY OF TRADITIONAL TURKISH DANCING.

    THE ANKARA SAILED FROM ISTANBUL LAST MONTH, AND HAS STOPPED AT NAPLES, BARCELONA AND LISBON ON THE VOYAGE TO BRITAIN. ON THE RETURN JOURNEY SHE WILL PUT IN TO LE HAVRE, TANGIERS AND SYRACUSE.

    IN EACH PORT THE DESKS OF THE SHIP ARE TRANSFORMED INTO A FLOATING THEATRE OF DANCE. THE FIRST GROUP OF PERFORMERS IS FROM GAZIANTEP IN THE SOUTH-EAST OF TURKEY. THEIR DANCES PRESENT THE SEASONAL CYCLE OF VILLAGE LIFE...THE JOY, FOR INSTANCE, THAT MARKS AN ABUNDANT HARVEST.

    FROM THE NORTH-WEST OF THE COUNTRY, A LESS PASTORAL PERFORMANCE AS MALE DANCERS ENACT THE FIERCENESS AND COMRADESHIP OF MEDIEVAL WARRIORS. THEY COME FROM BURSA, THE CITY THAT BECAME THE CAPITAL OF THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE ALMOST SEVEN CENTURIES AGO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6VGKHM6YPX3NQIZKNB1QOS3Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA6VGKHM6YPX3NQIZKNB1QOS3Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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