• Short Summary

    MORE THAN 1400 VOLUNTEERS BEGAN A MASSIVE CLEAN-UP OF A SECTION OF THE WATERFRONT OF LAKE GENEVA ON SATURDAY (4 APRIL).

  • Description

    1.
    LV PEOPLE GATHERED ON BANK OF LAKE
    0.03

    2.
    SV PEOPLE WITH BASKETS FOR COLLECTION OF RUBBISH
    0.08

    3.
    SV PEOPLE GETTING INTO TRUCKS
    0.11

    4.
    SV TRUCKS DRIVING OFF
    0.16

    5.
    LV PEOPLE AT SIDE OF LAKE COLLECTING RUBBISH
    0.22

    6.
    SV MEN BRINGING OUT REMAINS OF TREE TO SIDE (2 SHOTS)
    0.30

    7.
    LV PILE OF WOOD AND RUBBISH AT SIDE OF LAKE
    0.35

    8.
    CU MEN TREE TRUNK ONTO SHORE
    0.38

    9.
    LV PEOPLE AND RUBBISH
    0.43

    10.
    SV PEOPLE SEARCHING ON BANK FOR RUBBISH
    0.48

    11.
    SV MAIN WITH BASKET COLLECTING
    0.52

    12.
    LV MEN WITH BASKETS AT SIDE OF LAKE SEARCHING FOR RUBBISH
    0.57

    13.
    SV PILES OF WOOD RUBBISH
    1.02

    14.
    SV PEOPLE BRINGING RUBBISH WITH SACKS PILED ON SIDE
    1.07

    15.
    SV MEN IN BOAT LOADED WITH RUBBISH
    1.10

    16.
    SV GIRLS BRING IN BOX WITH REFUSE
    1.12

    17.
    LV TROOPS PILING UP REFUSE
    1.17



    Initials KM/VS/JH/BJ



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MORE THAN 1400 VOLUNTEERS BEGAN A MASSIVE CLEAN-UP OF A SECTION OF THE WATERFRONT OF LAKE GENEVA ON SATURDAY (4 APRIL).

    THE MOVE TO CLEAN-UP THE LAKE FRONT COMES AS WORLD CONCERN MOUNTS OVER LAND, AIR AND SEA POLLUTION AND GOVERNMENTS AND PRIVATE ORGANISATION ARE BEING URGED TO RECLAIM DERELICT AND WASTE LAND, PARTICULARLY FOR RECREATION AND WILD LIFE. THE LAKE GENEVA PROJECT IS ONLY ONE OF MANY BEING PLANNED FOR THIS YEAR -- DUBBED "EUROPEAN CONSERVATION YEAR."
    THE SWISS ATTACK ON RUBBISH WAS PRIMARILY DESIGNED TO SPRUCE UP AN EIGHT MILE (FIVE KILOMETRES) SECTION OF THE LAKE FRONT. THE VOLUNTEERS WERE AIDED BY SEVERAL UNITS OF THE SWISS ARMY AND HAD AT THEIR DISPOSAL 15 TRUCKS AND 30 BOATS.

    THEY COLLECTED SEVERAL TONS OF REFUSE WHICH WAS EITHER BURNED OR HAULED AWAY IN LORRIES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8CXWZJQOA5711G1JZ5GO7L0VL
    Media URN:
    VLVA8CXWZJQOA5711G1JZ5GO7L0VL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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