• Short Summary

    70 frogs competed Saturday afternoon Frog Jumping competition at Elsburg, they came from all over the Union of S African and from Kenya, Canada, USA, Australia, Holland, Sweden, Scotland.

  • Description

    1.
    Tule Jim, a champion from Angels camp, Calif gets the smallest jockey, little Miss Cornae Fourie aged 4, CU of her face later.


    2.
    Rolli from Sweden


    3.
    Headdy Hopper from Brisbane.



    Elsburgs oldest inhabitant, Jan Swart aged 94 brought frog too not very keen on releasing it though



    Reel Two



    Crowd Crowd Crowd.



    CU women laughing



    high shot arena with Moetnik from Holland competing



    .. 3 " ditto.



    Entry 37 "Lucky" comes toward the camera, he went 10 ft 3 3/8"



    NG



    D.Botha and "Rock and Roll"



    CU little girl from shot 1 cornae Fourie.



    Tula Jim the American champ. vars c u they say that because its winter in Calif he thinks should be sleeping now and its summer here.



    little house made to carry someones hopes.



    over crowd arena



    small section of Asiatics attended.



    Reel Three



    Wiskey.



    Ale. both from Scotland, they did badly.



    the winner Vest a tiny little fellow. starts and in hand.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 70 frogs competed Saturday afternoon Frog Jumping competition at Elsburg, they came from all over the Union of S African and from Kenya, Canada, USA, Australia, Holland, Sweden, Scotland. winner without any international records being made, was VESTA, owned by J Leakey of Nairobi, Kenya, who sent several entries. He wins GBP100 and silver cup.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB74JDKT3WK0AAUT1YO5J9C22I
    Media URN:
    VLVAB74JDKT3WK0AAUT1YO5J9C22I
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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