• Short Summary

    VISNEWS 5-6 June filmed the annual Potters Festival in Vallauris France,. This year's theme was?

  • Description

    VISNEWS 5-6 June filmed the annual Potters Festival in Vallauris France,. This year's theme was "A night in New Orleans". After a 'Mardi Gras' type parade and evening ball June 5...the potters race June 6.

    Headboards piled high with pots, the contestants run a difficult course...they have to arrive at the finishing post with their consignment intact.

    Famous throughout the world for its potteries, Vallauris, near Cannes, France, annually hold a big feast in honour of the potter's patron saint...Saint Claude.

    Most famous of Vallauris potters was Picasso. Although the maestro no longer lives there, more than 100 aspiring potters hopefully tread his footsteps.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACUMCBMH9Y4FA0WXEM9KCVTU1X
    Media URN:
    VLVACUMCBMH9Y4FA0WXEM9KCVTU1X
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/06/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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