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  • Short Summary

    Russian Grandmaster and chess champion Mikhail Tahl being carried from the plane on his triumphant return to Riga, then explaining his game to friends.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Riga, Latvia, Russia, USSR / Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

    Various shots Mikhail Tahl, the Russian chess champion and Grand Master, being carried from plane on his return from finishing the fourth International Chess Tournament in Portorose, Yugoslavia. He is mobbed by crowds of people and bouquet of flowers. MS and CU Mikhail Tahl showing friends the game he played with Argentinian chess player Panno. CU Hand moving chess men on board. Mikhail Tahl explaining game to friends. CU Abstract painting he received as prize for the best game he played at the tournament.

    Note: Date on original record: 10/10/1958.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2912.27
    Media URN:
    84073
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:31:00 / 01:50:27:00
    Canister:
    UN 3141 G

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