• Short Summary

    The elderly women of Shimoda in Japan have returned to the ancient sport of Sumo Wrestling.

  • Description

    1.
    GTV ZOOM IN..small crowd watch as lady sumo wrestlers perform ritual dance (4 shots)
    0.28

    2.
    SV Two ladies start wrestling
    0.38

    3.
    CU & SV Spectators watch another two ladies wrestling
    0.47

    4.
    REAR VIEW Ladies wrestle, then fall to ground
    1.04

    5.
    CU & SV Crowd watches other ladies wrestle and fall to ground
    1.15

    6.
    SV Lady reference
    1.19

    7.
    SV Lady wrestlers and bouth with small ritual
    1.26



    Initials ES. 1135 ES. 1210


    SPORT: SUMO WRESTLING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The elderly women of Shimoda in Japan have returned to the ancient sport of Sumo Wrestling.

    All participants are abalone divers who've been fishing for shellfish for more than 40 years.

    When the sport was revived on Sunday (8 January) the championship was won by Mrs. En T???mamoto, aged 72.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5V1HQWEIE0TRQA39DAI2B5KGD
    Media URN:
    VLVA5V1HQWEIE0TRQA39DAI2B5KGD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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