• Short Summary

    The small town of Bormes, near Toulon at the Cote d'Azur, is renowned for its mimosa shrubs which have earned it the melodious name of "Bormes Les Mimosas".

  • Description

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    GV Town of Bormes.
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    CU Signpost "Bormes".
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    SV Girls buying mimosas.
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    GTV Band leading procession through town.
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    SV Girls on mimosa decked float.
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    CU Girl and man on float throwing blossoms.
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    SV Racing car covered in mimosas.
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    LV Girls on float.
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    CU Mimosa float.
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    LV Girl sitting on float.
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    CU Girls seated on float.
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    CU Cameraman covered with mimosas.
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    CU Girls on float throwing blossoms.
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    LV People clapping.
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    GV TOWARDS..float in street.
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    Initials KJ/S/JH/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The small town of Bormes, near Toulon at the Cote d'Azur, is renowned for its mimosa shrubs which have earned it the melodious name of "Bormes Les Mimosas".

    Every year, when the fragrant yellow blossoms are out in their thousands, Bormes celebrates "Mimosa Day", Feb 19. Crowds of visitors and tourists gather here to watch the annual procession of flower bedecked floats, from which the prettiest girls of the towns scatter handfuls of blossoms among the lines of spectators.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABCN689HXMKII9KULGHY795G94
    Media URN:
    VLVABCN689HXMKII9KULGHY795G94
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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