• Short Summary

    MORE THAN 8,000 TEENAGERS BLOCKED ELOFF STREET IN JOHANNESBURG ON TUESDAY FOR A BRIEF GLIMPSE OF THEIR IDOL - CLIFF RICHARD, THE YOUNG BRITISH SINGING STAR.

  • Description

    MORE THAN 8,000 TEENAGERS BLOCKED ELOFF STREET IN JOHANNESBURG ON TUESDAY FOR A BRIEF GLIMPSE OF THEIR IDOL - CLIFF RICHARD, THE YOUNG BRITISH SINGING STAR. RICHARD, WHO IS NOW TOURING SOUTH AFRICA, WAS GIVEN A SCREAMING, HYSTERICAL RECEPTION.

    POLICE HAD TO CLOSE THE ROAD. CLIFF RICHARD FANS CONVERGED ON THE HOTEL WHERE HE IS STAYING WHEN THEY HEARD THAT HE WAS TO APPEAR ON THE BALCONY. AS HE STARTED TO SPEAK INTO A MICROPHONE, THE CROWD SURGED FORWARD. ONLY ONE WORD - "WELL..." - WAS HEARD BEFORE THE SINGER GAVE UP ALL ATTEMPTS AT SPEECH-MAKING.

    HE CONTENTED HIMSELF WITH WAVING AND SMILING. RICHARD REMAINED ON THE BALCONY FOR FOUR MINUTES. POLICE KEPT GUARD AT THE HOTEL THE PREVIOUS NIGHT AND A POLICE DOG WAS USED TO DISPERSE A CROWD WHICH GATHERED.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9JPQ44NULD2SECGVWRAZ364BF
    Media URN:
    VLVA9JPQ44NULD2SECGVWRAZ364BF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment