• Short Summary

    This footage was exposed in response to cable of Feb. 14, 1959: "PLEASE SHIP ONE CONTINUOUS SHOT 100FT 35MM TYPICAL TOKYO SCENE STOP TRIPOD 4FT HIGH ESSENTIAL SHOT MUST IDENTIFY TOKYO PICTORIALLY SUITABLE TITLES VISNEWS"
    We were unable to shoot this footage on account of the unusually bad weather at this time of the year.

  • Description


    ROLL NO. 1: This footage was exposed at Tokyo's busiest intersection, Ginza 4-chose or Owaricho. It is the most fashionable the roughfare of all Japan and it is said that the latest fashion i Japan gets started hers. A total of about a million Tokyoites stroll on the Ginza each day. On the Ginza is located three of Tokyo's most largest department stores and a total of about 1,500 shops and stores cater to fastidious customers. This roll was exposed with camera position on the south side and the camera facing north.



    ROLL NO. 2: This roll also exposed on the Ginza intersection with the camera facing West.



    ROLL NO. 3: Night shot of Sukiyakibashi another busy Tokyo intersection.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: This footage was exposed in response to cable of Feb. 14, 1959: "PLEASE SHIP ONE CONTINUOUS SHOT 100FT 35MM TYPICAL TOKYO SCENE STOP TRIPOD 4FT HIGH ESSENTIAL SHOT MUST IDENTIFY TOKYO PICTORIALLY SUITABLE TITLES VISNEWS"
    We were unable to shoot this footage on account of the unusually bad weather at this time of the year. It was rainy for every day since receipt of the cable, on February 14th.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE4TRV5NGX5JC8QMPJ1PMPHKEZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAE4TRV5NGX5JC8QMPJ1PMPHKEZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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