• Short Summary

    THE POPULARITY OF BULLFIGHTING HAS EXTENDED TO THE FAR EAST. A TEAM OF SPANISH BULLFIGHTERS?

  • Description

    THE POPULARITY OF BULLFIGHTING HAS EXTENDED TO THE FAR EAST. A TEAM OF SPANISH BULLFIGHTERS IS NOW IN THE PORTUGUESE ENCLAVE OF MACAO IN SOUTHERN CHINA AND IS PERFORMING TO ENTHUSIASTIC CROWDS.

    BULLFIGHTING WAS INTRODUCED TO MACAO IN AUGUST LAST YEAR WHEN A TEAM OF PORTUGUESE MATADORS PERFORMED.

    AMONG THE 23 MEMBERS OF THE SPANISH TEAM ARE PIERRET LE BOURIECE, KNOWN AS 'LA PRINCESA'; VICTOR RIBEIRO, AGED 16; AND EIGHT MIDGET MATADORS ONLY ABOUT THREE FEET (ONE METRE) TALL.

    THE SEASON OPENED IN MID-DECEMBER, AND UP TO FIVE THOUSAND PEOPLE, MANY FROM NEIGHBOURING HONG KONG, HAVE PACKED THE STADIUM FOR EACH PERFORMANCE.

    THE SEASON ENDS ON JANUARY 15.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7CMG8UAVM41OMU7L8HM68L4RT
    Media URN:
    VLVA7CMG8UAVM41OMU7L8HM68L4RT
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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