• Short Summary

    THE DANISH BREWERY TUBORG IS THROWING AWAY HALF A MILLION LITRES OF BEER. BUT THERE'S?

  • Description

    THE DANISH BREWERY TUBORG IS THROWING AWAY HALF A MILLION LITRES OF BEER. BUT THERE'S NO POINT IN TAKING THE FIRST PLANE TO COPENHAGEN, BECAUSE THE BREWERY HAVE DECIDED THAT THE BEER MUST NOT BE DRUNK SINCE IT HAS RECENTLY BEEN IN THE SEA.

    THE STORY STARTED A FORTNIGHT AGO WHEN A FREIGHTER, CARRYING A MILLION BOTTLES OF BEER FOR THE EXPORT MARKETS IN FRANCE AND BELGIUM,SANK JUST OUTSIDE COPENHAGEN HARBOUR.

    ALTHOUGH THE BEER COULD SOON BE REPLACED, THE BOTTLES COULDN'T AND IT WAS DECIDED TO SALVAGE THE CARGO LARGELY FOR THE SAKE OF THE BOTTLES. THEN CAME THE TASK OF OPENING THEM.

    SIXTEEN WOMEN AT THE TUBORG FACTORY SET ABOUT THE TASK YESTERDAY (FRIDAY). IN AN EIGHT HOUR DAY THEY MANAGED TO OPEN 22,000 BOTTLES AND POUR THE CONTENTS DOWN THE DRAIN. IT WILL BE SOME TIME BEFORE THE BOTTLES CAN ALL BE EMPTIED, FILLED AGAIN, AND SENT ON THEIR WAY TOT HE THIRSTY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6WGR96RGOAJTZS3MNC88AVKZA
    Media URN:
    VLVA6WGR96RGOAJTZS3MNC88AVKZA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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