• Short Summary

    Like some ancient Olympic torch run across the nations, NATO sant - by car - across France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Holland, West Germany, a torch - lit by Supreme Commander Lauris Norstad in Paris - to Denmark July 7 to celebrate Denmark's "Home Guard Week."
    The torch, named the Torch of Liberty, and the Danish Home Guardsman who bore it from Paris, received a welcome at Storstroemen, a bridge on the Danish frontier, by an honour guard of women of a Home Guard detachment.

  • Description

    1.
    SV PAN..NATO torch on car past camera
    0.05

    2.
    SV Car at Storstroemen
    0.10

    3.
    CU Home Guard women salute
    0.13

    4.
    CU Soldier takes torch from car
    0.20

    5.
    FRONT V..Soldier holds torch
    0.23

    6.
    SV NATO member receives torch from soldier
    0.27

    7.
    CU Torch
    0.30

    8.
    SV NATO member makes stort speech.
    0.34

    9.
    SV Home Guards lined up
    0.37

    10.
    CU NATO flag
    0.39

    11.
    CU NATO officers salute
    0.42

    12.
    BACK V..Home Guard runs with torch
    0.45

    13.
    SIDE V..DITTO
    0.49

    14.
    SV Handing torch to another Home Guard
    0.54

    15.
    BACK V..Home Guard runs with torch
    0.57

    16.
    SV Home Guard hands torch over to woman
    1.03

    17.
    LV Woman, towards, carries torch
    1.10

    18.
    CU Hand points to map of route the torch will take to Maribo
    1.21



    Initials JRG/V/JH/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Like some ancient Olympic torch run across the nations, NATO sant - by car - across France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Holland, West Germany, a torch - lit by Supreme Commander Lauris Norstad in Paris - to Denmark July 7 to celebrate Denmark's "Home Guard Week."
    The torch, named the Torch of Liberty, and the Danish Home Guardsman who bore it from Paris, received a welcome at Storstroemen, a bridge on the Danish frontier, by an honour guard of women of a Home Guard detachment.

    Then the torch began its journey by runners to Maribo - 100 kilometres distant - centre of the Home Guard celebrations.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABQR0GK7XBL3UEZZCYRS62D8AS
    Media URN:
    VLVABQR0GK7XBL3UEZZCYRS62D8AS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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