• Short Summary

    BRITISH POP-SINGER, ATTRACTIVE DUSTY SPRINGFIELD, FLEW INTO LONDON AIRPORT TODAY (FRIDAY) FROM JOHANNESBURG AFTER BEING ORDERED OUT OF SOUTH AFRICA.

  • Description

    BRITISH POP-SINGER, ATTRACTIVE DUSTY SPRINGFIELD, FLEW INTO LONDON AIRPORT TODAY (FRIDAY) FROM JOHANNESBURG AFTER BEING ORDERED OUT OF SOUTH AFRICA. SHE WAS ASKED TO LEAVE AFTER REFUSING TO PLAY TO SEGREGATED AUDIENCES IN THE REPUBLIC. AT LONDON AIRPORT SHE LEFT THE AIRCRAFT ACCOMPANIED BY HER MANAGER, MR. VIC BILLINGS AND HER ACCOMPANYING GROUP, "THE ECHOES".

    THE SOUTH AFRICA INTERIOR MINISTRY YESTERDAY DENIED THAT MISS SPRINGFIELD WAS BEING DEPORTED AND SAID SHE "CHOSE TO DEFY THE GOVERNMENT AND WAS ACCORDINGLY ALLOWED TO REMAIN IN THE COUNTRY FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY." IT WAS ADDED THAT ON TWO OCCASIONS THE SINGER HAD BEEN ASKED TO OBSERVE THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAY OF LIFE BUT SHE DEFIED THE GOVERNMENT REQUEST AND WAS THEREBY ALLOWED TO REMAIN THE COUNTRY FOR A SHORT TIME ONLY.

    AT LONDON AIRPORT SHE SPOKE TO OUR REPORTER:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA70HZ0QMOIFRT11HHL8QLY50JA
    Media URN:
    VLVA70HZ0QMOIFRT11HHL8QLY50JA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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