• Short Summary

    A COLOURFUL KITE-FLYING CONTEST HELD IN TAIPEI, THE CAPITAL OF TAIWAN RECENTLY DREW A CROWD OF ABOUT TEN THOUSAND ENTHUSIASTS.

  • Description

    1.
    MLS CROWD LOOKING AT CONTESTANTS PREPARING 'CENTIPEDE' KITES (ZOOM TO CLOSEUP) OF HEAD OF CENTIPEDE
    9 1/2 ft

    2.
    MS CROWD FOLLOWING CONTESTANT
    11 ft

    3.
    LS PREPARING ANOTHER 'CENTIPEDE' KITE
    13 ft

    4.
    MS 'BATMAN' KITE BEING FLOWN
    17 ft

    5.
    MS CONTESTANTS CONTROLLING HOVERING KITES
    19 ft

    6.
    LS 'EAGLE' KITE
    24 1/2 ft

    7.
    LS 'CENTIPEDE' KITE
    28 ft

    8.
    MS WOMEN CONTROLLING KITE
    29 ft

    9.
    MS 'CENTIPEDE' KITE HOVERING
    31 ft

    10.
    LS CROWD AROUND CONTESTANTS
    32 1/2 ft

    11.
    LS MORE 'CENTIPEDE' KITES HOVERING
    38 ft

    12.
    LS KITES HOVERING
    40 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/YA/RBI



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A COLOURFUL KITE-FLYING CONTEST HELD IN TAIPEI, THE CAPITAL OF TAIWAN RECENTLY DREW A CROWD OF ABOUT TEN THOUSAND ENTHUSIASTS.

    MORE THAN FORT KITES OF VARIOUS SIZES AND SHAPES TOOK PART IN THE CONTEST SPONSORED BY THE YOUTH AVIATION ASSOCIATION.

    SOME GLIDER-TYPE KITES HOVERED TO HEIGHTS OF MORE THAN ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED FEET.

    THE 36-JOINT 'CENTIPEDE'- SHAPED KITE OF ONE CONTESTANT WON THE PRIZE FOR THE BEST DESIGN; A DIAMOND-SHAPED 'LIVING KITE' MADE BY A RETIRED TAIWAN AIR FORCE OFFICER TOOK THE PRIZE FOR THE BEST PERFORMANCE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6HLF6OC9KRFA3WNA19J1WWGQB
    Media URN:
    VLVA6HLF6OC9KRFA3WNA19J1WWGQB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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