• Short Summary

    At Vallauris - the Potter's town, so-called because of the large number of artists and potters (including Pablo Picasso) who have been born and have worked there, the annual 'potter's festival' has just been held.

  • Description

    1.
    GV. Men parading with flags etc.,


    2.
    Beak V. People parade with banners.


    3.
    Semi V pan to Back V. - Wooden Bull.


    4.
    Semi V. Crowds - setting off fireworks.


    5.
    Semi V. pan Wooden Bull through crowds.


    6.
    Semi V. Crowds.


    7.
    GV. pan Crowds.


    8.
    LV. Bull and exploding fireworks.


    9.
    LV. pan Fireworks


    10.
    SV. Crowd.


    11.
    SV. Queen being greeted with bouquet.


    12.
    SV. Queen and two other girls.


    13.
    General V. Fireworks.


    14.
    LV. Ditto.


    15.
    SV. Big drums in band.


    16.
    CU. Man playing trumpet.


    17.
    Angle Shot Figure in procession.


    18.
    CU. Banner.


    19.
    Side V. Band.


    20.
    LV. towards Queen and others parading.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: At Vallauris - the Potter's town, so-called because of the large number of artists and potters (including Pablo Picasso) who have been born and have worked there, the annual 'potter's festival' has just been held.

    The Patron Saint of Potters 'S1/2 Claude' was carried about the streets of Vallauris with a fanfare of trumpets playing as the torch lit 'cortege' moved along towards the Grand Place. The evening's celebrations finished with a magnificent firework display.

    During the day the election of the Queen of the Potters caused much interested - her accolade was designed and made by M. Capron a potter and the President of the Festival Committee.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7X1AE875IXF2JNRYQOYF63RD4
    Media URN:
    VLVA7X1AE875IXF2JNRYQOYF63RD4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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