• 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

    1.
    GV REGENT STREET
    0.04

    2.
    GV MARTINEZ RESTAURANT
    0.07

    3.
    SV ORANGES ON TABLE
    0.13

    4.
    SV CAMERAMAN PAN TO HENRY COOPER AND JOSE TURPIN OF MADRID AT DEMONSTRATION
    0.18

    5.
    HENRY COOPER AND JOSE TURPIN
    0.23

    6.
    SV FIRST CONTENDER LEFT JOSE TURPIN AND RIGHT JULIAN MERCHANT START ORANGE PEELING CONTEST ZOOM IN SHOWING FINISHED PEELED ORANGE
    0.45

    7.
    CU CAMERAMAN
    0.51

    8.
    SV TURPIN AND MERCHAN SHAKE HANDS
    0.56

    9.
    SV CAMERAMAN
    0.57

    10.
    SV START OF ANOTHER CONTEST LEFT TURPIN - RIGHT MR LEIGH BOTTRELL OF AUSTRALIA-TURPIN WINS ZOOM IN BOTTRELL SHAKES HANDS WITH TURPIN
    1.17

    11.
    SV PEOPLE WATCH
    1.19

    12.
    LV HENRY COOPER OUT OF RESTAURANT CARRYING BASKET OF ORANGES
    1.24

    13.
    UCU INDIAN WATCHING
    1.25

    14.
    SV COOPER DOWN STREET WITH ORANGES
    1.28

    15.
    CU SPANIARD OUTSIDE RESTAURANT WATCHING
    1.30

    16.
    BACK VIEW COOPER AWAY UP STREET
    1.31


    TURPIN WITH BOXER HENRY COOPER; TURPIN WINS TWO CONTESTS; THE CHALLENGERS; COOPER MAKING OFF WITH ORANGES.




    Initials PW/V/JH/K



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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 - Including 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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