• Short Summary

    A HUNT FOR "RADIO-ACTIVE" WILD ARCTIC GEESE IS CURRENTLY BEING CARRIED OUT IN SOUTHERN SWEDEN.?

  • Description

    1.
    SV FLAMES BEHIND HOUSE
    0.10

    2.
    SLV PERSON WATCHING FIRE APPROACHING FROM ROOF
    0.14

    3.
    LV HOUSE ON HILL BURNING
    0.19

    4.
    LV PAN..SMOKE AND FLAMES BEHIND HOUSE, MAN REMOVES GOODS
    0.29

    5.
    SV SMOKE AND FLAMES AROUND HOUSE
    0.37

    6.
    LV HOUSE COMPLETELY ALIGHT (2 SHOTS)
    0.51

    7.
    SV VERGE BESIDE ROAD ALIGHT
    0.55

    8.
    GV PAN..CAR TRAVELS ALONG ROAD, VERGE ALIGHT
    1.01

    9.
    GV PEOPLE REMOVE POSSESSIONS FROM HOUSE
    1.03

    10.
    GV FLAMES AND SMOKE FROM WOODLAND
    1.14

    11.
    SV PEOPLE LOAD POSSESSIONS INTO CAR
    1.19

    12.
    SV PAN..MAN RUNNING WITH BOY OF POSSESSIONS ALONG ROAD
    1.25

    13.
    LV PEOPLE LOADING POSSESSIONS INTO CAR
    1.29

    14.
    LV CAR PULLING HORSE TO SAFETY
    1.37

    1.
    GV GEESE FLYING.
    0.05

    2.
    LV HUNTER WAITS UNDER TREES.
    0.10

    3.
    LV GEESE FLY OVERHEAD.
    0.11

    4.
    SV HUNTERS MOVE ACROSS FIELD.
    0.16

    5.
    LV GEESE FLY.
    0.20

    6.
    SV HUNTER FIRES GUN.
    0.26

    7.
    SV GOOSE LYING ON FLOOR, HUNTER EXAMINES.
    0.38

    8.
    CU DITTO (2 SHOTS)
    0.45

    9.
    LV FLOCK OF GEESE FLYING IN FORMATION.
    0.52



    Initials EHR/S/WH/LW


    EDITORS: PROD 8198/61 ALSO REFERS.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A HUNT FOR "RADIO-ACTIVE" WILD ARCTIC GEESE IS CURRENTLY BEING CARRIED OUT IN SOUTHERN SWEDEN. THE GEESE WERE BRED ON NOVATA ZENLYA ISLAND, IN THE BARENTS SEA, WHERE THE SOVIET UNION CARRIED OUT SOME OF HER ATOMIC TESTS.

    THE BIRDS ARE BEING TESTED BY THE RADIO PHYSICS INSTITUTE, WORKING IN CONJUNCTION WITH LUND UNIVERSITY, TO SEE IF THEY ARE FIT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION. IF NOT, THE SWEDISH AUTHORITIES WILL FORBID THEM TO BE EATEN WHEN THEY COME INTO SEASON NEXT MONTH.

    A ZOOLOGIST OF THE UNIVERSITY SAID SHOT BIRDS ARE BEING SENT TO THE INSTITUTE FOR EXAMINATION - AND PEOPLE WHO HAVE EATEN WILD GEESE CAN GO THE INSTITUTE FOR A FREE CHECK-UP. AND THE POLICE WILL NOT PROSECUTE THEM FOR POACHING. IT IS DOUBTFUL, THOUGH, IF THE BIRDS WOULD HARM ANYONE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6IJ17RHUEYKRA9JRQ8LQRVWNX
    Media URN:
    VLVA6IJ17RHUEYKRA9JRQ8LQRVWNX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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