• Short Summary

    Shots of Russian chess player Smyslov at home and in competition.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Moscow, Russia, Soviet Union, USSR. Russian voiceover.

    Various shots of World Chess Champion Vasily Smyslov at home singing and playing piano. LS Audience watching chess competition. Various shots of Smyslov competing in chess tournaments during his life, his opponent is mainly Mikhail Botvinnik. He ends playing a match against his son Vladimir at home.

    (Lav.) Old record suggests material dates from around 18/06/1957.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2878.06
    Media URN:
    83378
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:28:00 / 01:10:13:00
    Canister:
    UN 2976 F

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