• Short Summary

    ROLLER SKATING - WITH A DIFFERENCE. W. WAGENAAR, FROM HOLLAND TODAY (TUESDAY) TOOK HIS SPORT?

  • Description

    1.
    GV WAGENAAR PREPARES KITE
    0.05

    2.
    CU DITTO
    0.10

    3.
    MV DITTO
    0.12

    4.
    SCU WAGENAAR
    0.14

    5.
    CU FITTING ROLLER SKATES
    0.18

    6.
    CU WAGENAAR PUTS ON HELMET
    0.25

    7.
    MV PAN CARS TO FLYER
    0.30

    8.
    SCU FEET PAST CAMERA
    0.35

    9.
    TRAVEL V. WAGENAAR TAKES ON FLYER
    0.46

    10.
    SCU MAN WAVES HIM DOWN
    0.48

    11.
    TRAVEL V..FLYER IN AIR
    0.52

    12.
    SCU DRIVER AND STEERING WHEEL
    0.55

    13.
    TRAVEL V.FLYER IN AIR
    1.01

    14.
    CU STEERING WHEEL AND DIALS
    1.04

    15.
    LV PAN FLYER PAST CAMERA AND AWAY
    1.12



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    SPORT: ROLLER SKATING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: ROLLER SKATING - WITH A DIFFERENCE. W. WAGENAAR, FROM HOLLAND TODAY (TUESDAY) TOOK HIS SPORT INTO THE AIR. ATTACHING A LARGE KITE TO HIS BACK, WAGENAAR WAS TOWED BEHIND A CAR TRAVELLING AT ABOUT FORTY MILES AN HOUR. SOARING INTO THE AIR HE REACHED A HEIGHT OF ABOUT NINETY FEET.

    WAGENAAR WHO IS TWENTY SEVEN , ALREADY HOLDS A WATER-SKI FLYING RECORD, WON WHEN HE FLEW TO MORE THAN FOUR HUNDRED FEET. NOW HE HAS EXCHANGED THE WATER FOR THE HARD ROAD - AND A PAIR OF ROLLER SKATES. HIS FIRST TRY ENDED IN DISASTER. HE CRASHED TO THE GROUND AND WAS INJURED - HIS KITE, WHICH WAS WORTH TWO HUNDRED POUNDS WAS COMPLETELY DESTROYED.

    FOR TODAY'S ATTEMPT WAGENAAR CHOSE THE DUTCH MOTOR-RACING DRIVER VAN ZALINGEN TO DRIVE HIS CAR. AFTER BEING REFUSED PERMISSION TO CARRY OUT HIS ATTEMPT IN ONE PLACE, WAGENAAR MOVED ON TO A QUIET STRETCH ROAD. WHILE HIS ASSISTANTS WATCHED EVERY MOVEMENT, HE CLIMBED STEADILY INTO THE AIR BEHIND THE SPEEDING CAR....

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC5N1130ZRMSG6AJQRQ7OIDLLD
    Media URN:
    VLVAC5N1130ZRMSG6AJQRQ7OIDLLD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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