• Short Summary

    IN LONDON TODAY SOME OF THE TOP CINE-CAMERAMEN GATHERED FOR THE ANNUAL PRESENTATION OF AWARDS FOR THE BEST FILM WORK OF THE PAST YEAR.

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    IN LONDON TODAY SOME OF THE TOP CINE-CAMERAMEN GATHERED FOR THE ANNUAL PRESENTATION OF AWARDS FOR THE BEST FILM WORK OF THE PAST YEAR. THE AWARDS ARE MADE EACH YEAR BY THE RANK ORGANISATION, ONE OF THE LARGEST FILM ORGANISATIONS IN BRITAIN.

    THE MAJOR AWARD FOR THE BEST ALL-ROUND PORTFOLIO OF FILMS WAS WON BY ERIK DURSCHMIED, OF THE BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION. MR DURSCHMIED WON A STATUETTE FOR HIS FILMS, ONE OF WHICH INCLUDED A STREET BATTLE IN SOUTH VIETNAM BETWEEN GOVERNMENT TROOPS AND BUDDHISTS OPPOSED TO THE GOVERNMENT.

    MR WILLIAM McCONVILLE, A STAFF CAMERAMAN FROM VISNEWS LIMITED, THE WORLD'S LARGEST NEWSFILM AGENCY, WON THE TOP AWARD FOR THE SPORTS FILM OF THE YEAR. MR McCONVILLE RECEIVED A SILVER MEDALLION. HIS FILM WAS A COVERAGE OF HENRY COOPER THE BRITISH HEAVYWEIGHT BOXER IN TRAINING.

    AN INDIAN CAMERAMAN, MR PREM PRAKASH, OF NEW DELHI RECEIVED HIS AWARD BY PROXY. MR PRAKASH, VISNEWS' STAFF CAMERAMAN IN INDIA WAS RUNNER-UP IN THE 'HARD' NEWS SECTION. HE RECEIVED HIS PRIZE FOR HIS FILM COVERAGE OF THE FUNERAL OF MR SHASTRI, THE LATE INDIAN PRIME MINISTER. HIS AWARD WAS ACCEPTED ON HIS BEHALF BY MR LOVAT CAVE-CHINN, THE SENIOR CINE-CAMERAMAN FOR VISNEWS LIMITED.

    THIS IS THE SECOND YEAR THE AWARDS HAVE BEEN MADE BY THE RANK ORGANISATION. PREVIOUSLY THE AWARDS WERE MADE BY ENCYLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, ON THE SAME BASIS AS ITS NEWSPAPER PICTURE AWARD SCHEME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACZGS436XL3IVQYMEXZ1TWNC4L
    Media URN:
    VLVACZGS436XL3IVQYMEXZ1TWNC4L
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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