• Short Summary

    The Vietnamese determine their new year by the moon calendar... and this year it fell?

  • Description

    1.
    LS. Market.
    4 1/2 ft

    2.
    Crowd inside market.
    7 ft

    3.
    Dried foodstuffs.
    9 ft

    4.
    CU. Waxed duck.
    10 ft

    5.
    Fruit stall.
    11 1/2 ft

    6.
    Flower stall.
    15 ft

    7.
    Crowd at flower stall.
    17 ft

    8.
    CU. Girl buying flowers.
    19 ft

    9.
    CU. Bouquet with good luck scroll.
    20 1/2 ft

    10.
    CU. Old man praying at family altar - rear view.
    29 ft

    11.
    CU. Old man's face.
    30 1/2 ft

    12.
    CU. Offerings on altar.
    32 1/2 ft

    13.
    LS. Pagoda.
    36 ft

    14.
    INT. Of Pagoda - devotees.
    38 ft

    15.
    MLS. People praying.
    40 1/2 ft

    16.
    CU. Girl praying.
    42 1/2 ft

    17.
    CU. Joss stick flame.
    44 1/2 ft

    18.
    CU. Girl trying luck by shaking tube of sticks.
    46 ft

    19.
    CU. Tube.
    48 1/2 ft

    20.
    CU. Stick falling on ground, being picked up.
    51 ft

    21.
    MS. Devotees shaking tubes.
    53 1/2 ft

    22.
    MS. Fortune teller tells girl her luck.
    55 1/2 ft

    23.
    CU. Girl listening.
    57 ft

    24.
    CU. Fortune teller.
    58 1/2 ft

    25.
    MS. Garden in Pagoda grounds.
    60 1/2 ft

    26.
    MS. Girl giving alms to poor.
    64 1/2 ft

    27.
    LS. Crowd outside Pagoda.
    67 ft



    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Vietnamese determine their new year by the moon calendar... and this year it fell on 28th January.

    The Vietnamese call it "Tet" (pronounced Teit), and Tet is the biggest festival in the life of this predominantly Buddhist country.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9TEWEAUNF50V91NKEXF8QGCXD
    Media URN:
    VLVA9TEWEAUNF50V91NKEXF8QGCXD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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