• Short Summary

    IT WAS THE BEGINNING OF THE UNDERWATER SKIN DIVERS' CONVENTION AT HERON ISLAND, OFF QUEENSLAND'S CENTRAL COAST.

  • Description

    1.
    LS DIVERS LINING UP
    3 ft

    2.
    MS THEY RUN OUT TO SEA (2 SHOTS)
    10 ft

    3.
    LS SOME DIVERS ON BOAT
    12 ft

    4.
    MS DEWAR
    14 1/2 ft

    5.
    MLS MORE DIVERS
    17 ft

    6.
    MS DEWAR
    21 ft

    7.
    MS FISH AND CORALS
    25 ft

    8.
    MS DIVER
    29 ft

    9.
    MS FISH AND CORALS
    37 ft

    10.
    MS DIVER TOWARDS CORAL
    42 ft

    11.
    MS CORALS
    50 ft

    12.
    MS FISH AND DIVERS
    56 ft

    13.
    MS WOMAN DIVER (2 SHOTS)
    66 ft

    14.
    MCU DIVERS LOOKING AT FERN
    72 ft

    15.
    MS OFFICIALS ON BOAT
    74 ft

    16.
    MS DIVERS GIVEN FOOD
    77 ft



    Initials CAR/S/GAP/YA/AMR



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IT WAS THE BEGINNING OF THE UNDERWATER SKIN DIVERS' CONVENTION AT HERON ISLAND, OFF QUEENSLAND'S CENTRAL COAST.

    NINETY SKIN DIVERS HAVE COME TO THE ISLAND...A CORAL FORMATION ON THE GREAT BARRIER REEF.FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS THEY WILL LIVE ON THE ISLAND, EXPLORING THE DEPTHS.

    THE QUEENSLAND MINISTER FOR TOURISM - MR.DEWAR - WAS ONE OF THE SKIN DIVING ENTHUSIASTS WHO TURNED UP FOR THE CONVENTION.HE WAS TO OPEN THE SESSION...UNDERWATER.

    A WORLD OF STRANGE BEAUTY..WITHIN EASY REACH OF HERON ISLAND..TROPICAL FISH AND EXOTIC CORALS AND EVEN THE REMAINS OF OLD WRECKS LIE WAITING FOR THE DIVERS TO EXPLORE.

    THE SKIN DIVERS WILL SURFACE FOR MEALS, EXTRA OXYGEN AND SLEEP..BUT MOST OF EACH DAY WILL BE SPENT UNDERWATER.

    WOMEN MEMBERS ARE ALSO ATTENDING THE CONVENTION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7O29D55X3WWMMIZ2S1NNZWUDL
    Media URN:
    VLVA7O29D55X3WWMMIZ2S1NNZWUDL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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