• Short Summary

    IT TAKES SPANISH ORANGE-PEELING CHAMPION JOSE TURPIN ABOUT FIFTEEN SECONDS TO PEEL AN ORANGE WITH A KNIFE AND FORK -- AND, IT SEEMS, THERE IS NOBODY WHO CAN DO IT FASTER.

  • Description

    IT TAKES SPANISH ORANGE-PEELING CHAMPION JOSE TURPIN ABOUT FIFTEEN SECONDS TO PEEL AN ORANGE WITH A KNIFE AND FORK -- AND, IT SEEMS, THERE IS NOBODY WHO CAN DO IT FASTER. IN LONDON TODAY (WEDNESDAY) TURPIN MET TWO CHALLENGERS AND BEAT THEM BOTH.
    TURPIN'S TWO CHALLENGERS WERE ANOTHER SPANIARD, JULIAN MERCHAN, WHO WORKS AS A WAITER IN LONDON, AND AN AUSTRALIAN, MR LEIGH BOTTRELL.
    THE TWO CONTESTS TOOK PLACE IN A LONDON RESTAURANT AND BRITISH HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION HENRY COOPER ACTED AS TIMEKEEPER.
    TURPIN, AGED 32, A VALENCIA RESTAURANT OWNER, IS OFFERING A FREE TEN-DAY HOLIDAY IN SPAIN TO ANYONE WHO CAN BETTER HIS TIME FOR PEELING AN ORANGE, USING A KNIFE AND FORK.
    AT THE END OF THE CONTEST, HENRY COOPER PROVIDED A TOUCH OF COMEDY BY RUNNING AWAY WITH THE ORANGES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA82TGQ9KQSYGEP2QJUWRIK64DG
    Media URN:
    VLVA82TGQ9KQSYGEP2QJUWRIK64DG
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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