• Short Summary

    The Second European Schools Basketball Championships opened in Athens, Greece on Thursday (March 30) with a parade of competitors around the stadium and inaugural matches between West Germany and Finland -- shown in this film -- and Italy and Israel.

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXT Flags of nations at stadium, Athens
    0.03

    2.
    GV Large crowd assembled
    0.06

    3.
    GV Band leading parade round stadium
    0.11

    4.
    GV Teams march round behind band
    0.19

    5.
    SV Small children waving balloons
    0.21

    6.
    GV ZOOM BACK Balloons released and parade round stadium
    0.26

    7.
    SV Flags
    0.29

    8.
    SV INT Scoreboard showing nil-nil in West Germany vs. Finland basketball match.
    0.32

    9.
    GV Finland (in coloured outfits) attacking West German net and scoring
    0.37

    10.
    GV Game in progress (6 shots)
    1.17



    Initials BB/0230 WLW/AS/BB/0200


    SPORT: BASKETBALL

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Second European Schools Basketball Championships opened in Athens, Greece on Thursday (March 30) with a parade of competitors around the stadium and inaugural matches between West Germany and Finland -- shown in this film -- and Italy and Israel. Finland won 39-31, while Israel beat Italy 70-51.

    Nineteen European national school teams were competing in the games.

    SYNOPSIS: The Second European School Basketball Championships opened in Athens, Greece, on Thursday with a parade of teams round the stadium. Nineteen national teams of schoolchildren were taking part in the games, and several thousand people attended the opening ceremony and inaugural matches--West Germany versus Finland, and Israel against Italy.

    West Germany and Finland proved to be evenly matched teams, but the Finnish schoolchildren--playing in the coloured dress--managed to win 39 to 31 in a fast, exciting game. In the other match of the day, Israel beat Italy 70-51.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA72TYWVCSPE9BVOK7XVP6XB4ER
    Media URN:
    VLVA72TYWVCSPE9BVOK7XVP6XB4ER
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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