• Short Summary

    It was all work and little play at the 16th international toy fair in Spin this week.

  • Description

    1.
    SV AND MV EXT. Exhibiting hall. (3 shots)
    0.08

    2.
    CU Buyers looking at model racing car set. (3 shots)
    0.24

    3.
    MV Historical toys and playthings in glass exhibit case
    0.29

    4.
    MV Old-style pedal car and cycle on display. (2 shots)
    0.35

    5.
    CU Dol in rocking cradle.
    0.38

    6.
    MV Man on roller skate board skating along corridor.
    0.45

    7.
    MV AND CU Children looking at model railway exhibit. (3 shots).
    1.04



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: It was all work and little play at the 16th international toy fair in Spin this week. For although there were toys everywhere, children were banned - except for one day in the week long event. The only people there were toy buyers. They could play with the toys whenever they liked, though for business reasons only, of course.

    SYNOPSIS: The fair, held in the southern city of Valencia, opened on Sunday (20 February) and lasts for seven days. It has attracted buyers from all over the world -- Japan, the United states, Pakistan and Hong Kong, as well as Europe.

    The fair includes an interesting museum section showing antique dolls and other playthings, including an old-style pedal car and cycle.

    Buyers at the Valencia fair order the toys which will be sold throughout the world next Christmas. Some of them tested the products personally.

    There's nothing new about an electric railway, but it's still a favourite. It certainly was for the children allowed in for the fair's opening on Sunday (20 February)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7GXB6MMGE3DKQ5MJXRPL7WENJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA7GXB6MMGE3DKQ5MJXRPL7WENJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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