• Short Summary

    A Russian and Bulgarian National Shop was opened High Holborn, central London, UK, Nov 30.?

  • Description

    1.
    GV. Of High Holborn, London.


    2.
    EXTL Of shop.


    3.
    Children looking through window.


    4.
    GV. Dolls from countries in Soviet Union (price GBP1.8s).


    5.
    CU. Of moving dolls (1) doctor (2) peasant girl (price 6s).


    6.
    Wood carving, reindeer and bear driver (average price GBP1.8s)


    7.
    Cigar box (lacquered inlaid) price GBP1.


    8.
    Customer n shop buying toy (price 8s.)


    9.
    Owl coat hanger made of wood (price GBP1.5s).


    10.
    Russian porcelain ornaments (price 15s).


    11.
    Customer buying Russian watches. (average price GBP5).


    12.
    Perfume buying - big bottle GBP7.


    13.
    Woman customer buying table and chairs for children.


    14.
    Figures in cast iron - Don Quixote and Mephistopholes.


    15.
    Buying Balalaika.




    Initials EHR/V/CW


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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A Russian and Bulgarian National Shop was opened High Holborn, central London, UK, Nov 30. The manager told reporters that its purpose was to promote friendship.

    Dolls in national costume, wooden toys and many other products of Soviet and Bulgarian folk handicrafts are on sale. The luxury goods include delicate bone carvings from Moscow, and Pslekh lacquer boxes decorated with scenes from fairy-tale and opera.

    Russian watches are on sale, the average price GBP5. A big bottle of perfume from the Soviet Union costs GBP7...and from the world of folk music is the famous musical instrument, the Balalaika.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA584L46APE48S4BDAGGLTZOBW4
    Media URN:
    VLVA584L46APE48S4BDAGGLTZOBW4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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