• Short Summary

    Visnews filmed, Feb
    14-15, the world cup speed skating championships at Bislet Stadium, Oslo. Among
    the distinguished?

  • Description

    1.
    LV PAN Knut Johannessen,
    Norway, Pessman, Holland, start off in the 10,000 metres final.
    5 ft

    2.
    LV PAN Race.
    6 ft

    3.
    SV Crowds.
    1.5 ft

    4.
    SV PAN Race.
    6 ft

    5.
    SV Crowd.
    1 ft

    6.
    SV PAN Race.
    4 ft

    7.
    SV Photographer.
    2 ft

    8.
    SV PAN
    Finish of race - Johannessen, Norway, the winner.
    6 ft

    9.
    SV The overall champion Captain Jaervinen (Finland) receiving his
    laurels.
    9 ft

    10.
    SV TOWARDS... Jaervinen
    acknowledging cheers of crowd.
    4 ft



    Initials S-D/MR/PB


    SPORT: SKATING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Visnews filmed, Feb
    14-15, the world cup speed skating championships at Bislet Stadium, Oslo. Among
    the distinguished spectators was King Olav, Prince Bertil, son of the Swedish
    King Gustav, and Princess Ragnhild, daughter of Olav.

    The 10,000 metres final was between Knut Johannessen , Norway, and Pessman,
    Holland. Johannessen won.

    The overall winners were the Finns, Jaervinen received a laurel of honour at the
    end of this the 54th World Speed Skating Championships.

    Among the nations competing were: Norway, France, Australia, Finland, USSR,
    Holland, Canada, Hungary, and Sweden.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA9I9A48UUNVQHKXIS3CH1VPRB
    Media URN:
    VLVAA9I9A48UUNVQHKXIS3CH1VPRB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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