• Short Summary

    In Holland it is traditional to eat "oliebollan" - doughnuts - on New Year's Eve and or New Year's Day.

  • Description

    In a doughnut bakery : boy with uncooked doughnuts on trolley.

    Doughnuts in preparation in the bakery.

    Bakery learners sugaring the doughnuts.

    Doughnuts - and bakery learners, as salesmen - in a boat on an Amsterdam canal.

    The boat sets off down the canal.

    The bakery boys going ashore to sell their doughnuts.

    Customers enjoying their New Year doughnuts.
    Initials Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: In Holland it is traditional to eat "oliebollan" - doughnuts - on New Year's Eve and or New Year's Day.

    Sometimes, great numbers of doughnuts are made and sold for charity: this year, 50,000 are being sold for the benefit of Amsterdam's Anti-Rheumatism Centre by pupils of the city's Bakers' School from boats touring the canals.

    The sale - chiefly to workers in office buildings along the canals - started a day early and Visnews cameras were there to film it this morning, 30th. December.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACH6UHQCIW6C912BWB19VLAN6W
    Media URN:
    VLVACH6UHQCIW6C912BWB19VLAN6W
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/12/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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