• Short Summary

    THE OLYMPIC FLAME WAS FLOWN FROM ATHENS TO VIENNA ON THURSDAY ON ITS WAY TO THE INNSBRUCK WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES.

  • Description

    1.
    LV PRIESTESSES.
    0.05

    2.
    CU DITTO.
    0.09

    3.
    LV PRIESTESSES ROUND MIRROR.
    0.12

    4.
    CU TORCH WITH FLAME LIT FROM MIRROR.
    0.20

    5.
    CU PRIESTESSES MOVE TO THE ALTIS.
    0.23

    6.
    SV PRIESTESSES GATHER ROUND.
    0.27

    7.
    SV PRIESTESSES LIGHTS THE VASE.
    0.32

    8.
    MV HIGH PRIESTESS.
    0.35

    9.
    CV PRIESTESSES HOLDS VASE.
    0.37

    10.
    SV PRIESTESSES MOVE TOWARDS OLYMPIC ACADEMY.
    0.40

    11.
    GTV ASSEMBLY AT THE PIERRE DE CUBERTIN GROVE.
    0.43

    12.
    MV CROWN PRINCE AND OTHER DIGNITARIES.
    0.47

    13.
    CU VASE.
    0.50

    14.
    MV HIGH PRIESTESS LIGHTS TORCH.
    0.55

    15.
    SV RUNNER TAKES TORCH.
    1.01

    16.
    GV RUNNER AND ESCORTS RUN.
    1.08

    17.
    GV RUNNERS EN-ROUTE ATHENS.
    1.13

    18.
    GV EXT. HIBIYA PUBLIC HALL, TOKYO.
    1.16

    19.
    SV QUEUE.
    1.19

    20.
    GV PEOPLE GOING IN TO HALL.
    1.22

    21.
    GV INT. AUDIENCE.
    1.26

    22.
    LV LOTTERY STAFF.
    1.31

    23.
    GV ANOTHER ANGLE ABOVE.
    1.33

    24.
    MV PAN LOTTERY MACHINE.
    1.39

    25.
    MV STAFFS PARADE FIRST NUMBER.
    1.43

    26.
    MV AUDIENCE.
    1.45

    27.
    MV ANOTHER NUMBER PARADED.
    1.47

    28.
    CU AUDIENCE.
    1.51

    29.
    LV STAGE.
    1.56



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE OLYMPIC FLAME WAS FLOWN FROM ATHENS TO VIENNA ON THURSDAY ON ITS WAY TO THE INNSBRUCK WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES. THE FLAME WAS BROUGHT TO ATHENS FROM OLYMPIA ALONG THE 10-MILE (16 KILOMETRE) ROUTE FROM THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE GREEK OLYMPIC COMMITTEE TO THE HELLENIKON AIRPORT.

    THE FLAME WAS LIT BY THE RAYS OF THE SUN IN THE SACRED GROVE OF ANCIENT OLYMPIC IN THE PRESENCE OF CROWN PRINCE CONSTANTINE. HIMSELF A GOLD MEDALLIST. AN INNOVATION THIS YEAR WAS THE BEARING OF THE TORCH BY "PRIESTESSES" TO THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC ACADEMY IN MEMORY OF BARON DE COUBERTIN, REVIVER OF THE MODERN OLYMPICS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8KN0FJ03EGNWM5GUI3VCXG2RT
    Media URN:
    VLVA8KN0FJ03EGNWM5GUI3VCXG2RT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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