• Short Summary

    For fifty years the tramcars that clang down the streets of Warsaw have not changed, nor have some of their drivers apparently.

  • Description

    1.
    CU. Youth dressed in clothes of the 1908 period.


    2.
    CU. Ditto ditto ditto.


    3.
    SV. Bystanders salute to passing tram.


    4.
    CU. Youth in period clothes waving to bystanders.


    5.
    SV. Women on curb wave to occupants of tram.


    6.
    CU. Passenger raises hat.


    7.
    CU. Girl passenger waves.


    8.
    Angle Shot. The fifty year old tram along street.


    9.
    SV. Ditto.


    10.
    Angle Shot. Tranway driver WIYKOWSKI who started with the Company in 1908.


    11.
    SV. Tram along road.


    12.
    SV. President of WARSAW, DNORAKOWSKI talks with Officials.


    13.
    LS. Ditto.


    14.
    SV. Ditto.


    15.
    CU. One of the most up-to-date Czechoslovakian produced trans past camera.


    16.
    LS. New tram towards camera.




    Initials AW WWS/VCW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: For fifty years the tramcars that clang down the streets of Warsaw have not changed, nor have some of their drivers apparently. Tramway driver Witkowski has just completed 50 years of service with the tramway. The 'COCK', as the Warsavians call it, has become something of a National joke, and is discussed by President and Peasant alike.

    However, there is news of an impending improvement, and a prototype of a modern tram from Czechoslovakia is being looked at in Warsaw with, can one way, Lustful eyes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABLVBC0EOQZXL1OKWT09TOHYDK
    Media URN:
    VLVABLVBC0EOQZXL1OKWT09TOHYDK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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