• Short Summary

    CEYLON IS EXPERIENCING AN ECONOMIC CRISIS WHICH HAS BEEN DESCRIBED AS GRAVE. AS IT HAS?

  • Description

    1.
    LS COLOMBO HARBOUR PAN SUDBURY HILL
    0.06

    2.
    LS UNLOADING BAGS OF FLOUR
    0.10

    3.
    MS EXTREME LEFT IS MR. BANDA (PAN) MR. BALLARD AND CEYLONESE OFFICIALS
    0.14

    4.
    MS MORE BAGS OF FLOUR BEING UNLOADED OUT OF SHIP
    0.22

    5.
    CU CROWD WATCHING
    0.24

    6.
    MLS BALLARD AND BANDA ON DOCK
    0.26

    7.
    CU BALLARD ADDRESSES GATHERING
    0.29

    8.
    CU CEYLONESE OFFICIALS
    0.32

    9.
    CU BALLARD ADDRESSES
    0.34

    10.
    MS BALLARD AND BANDA SHAKE HANDS
    0.38

    11.
    MS CHRISTOPANI, AUSTRALIAN TRADE COMMISSIONER, CHATS WITH BANDA
    0.40

    12.
    MS BANDA CHATS WITH HIM
    0.43

    13.
    MS UNLOADING MORE FLOUR
    0.46

    14.
    MS BAGS OF FLOUR INTO TRUCK (TWO SHOTS)
    0.52

    15.
    MS GROUP
    0.56



    Initials CAR/VS/MK/YA/RBI



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: CEYLON IS EXPERIENCING AN ECONOMIC CRISIS WHICH HAS BEEN DESCRIBED AS GRAVE. AS IT HAS INSUFFICIENT FOREIGN EXCHANGE TO IMPORT ESSENTIAL FOODSTUFFS, AN ISLAND-WIDE FOOD SHORTAGE HAS OCCURRED. TO HELP THE GOVERNMENT TIDE OVER THIS PROBLEM, AUSTRALIA HAS DONATED THEN THOUSAND TONS OF WHEAT FLOUR.

    THE CARGO OF WHEAT WAS BROUGHT INTO COLOMBO HARBOUR BY 'SUDBURY HILL'. UNLOADING OF THE CARGO IS EXPECTED TO TAKE ABOUT TEN DAYS.

    A LARGE GATHERING OF CEYLONESE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND HARBOUR WORKERS WERE PRESENT AT THE HANDING OVER CEREMONY. THE PRESENTATION WAS MADE BY. MR. B.C. BALLARD, THE AUSTRALIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER TO MR. M.D. BANDA, CEYLON'S MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1Y7C5KPMPKYMU9I88LAGXU2YZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1Y7C5KPMPKYMU9I88LAGXU2YZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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