• Short Summary

    A STAMP EXPO, WHICH SHOWS THE HISTORY OF A NUMBER OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES AS FAR BACK AS 70 YEARS.

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXT. BUILDING
    0.05

    2.
    GV INT. VISITORS WALK AROUND EXHIBITION
    0.10

    3.
    SV MR AUGUST DENISE AND MINISTER SOULEYMANE CISSOKO LOOK AT STAMPS
    0.22

    4.
    CU STAMPS FROM CONGO REPUBLIC
    0.36

    5.
    SV STAMPS FROM IVORY COAST
    0.48

    6.
    SV GHANA AMBASSADOR LOOKS AT STAMPS
    0.52

    7.
    GV VISITORS LOOK AT STAMPS
    0.57

    8.
    CU STAMP FROM GABON
    1.02

    9.
    SV SOVIET AMBASSADOR FOLLOWED BY THE U.S. AMBASSADOR WALKING PAST EXHIBITS
    1.08

    10.
    CU STAMPS FROM SENEGAL
    1.16

    11.
    SV FOUR STAMPS SHOWING THE FACES OF GANDHI, LUTHER KING, JOHN F. KENNEDY AND ROBERT F. KENNEDY
    1.21

    12.
    SV VISITORS LOOK AT STAMPS (2 SHOTS)
    1.39



    Initials PK/V/CR/PC



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A STAMP EXPO, WHICH SHOWS THE HISTORY OF A NUMBER OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES AS FAR BACK AS 70 YEARS. HAS BEEN OPENED IN THE IVORY COAST CAPITAL OF ABIDJAN. IT IS THE FIRST EXHIBITION OF ITS KIND HELD IN THE CITY.

    THE EXPO, WHICH IS CALLED PHILEXAFRICANS 1969, IS BEING HELD UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE FORMER FRENCH-AFRICAN COLONIES, WITH THE ADDITION OF RUANDA, FORMING THE UNION AFRO-MALAGASHE DES POSTES ET TELECOMMUNICATIONS.

    MOST OF THE STAMPS ARE MODERN, BUT SOME VALUABLE COLLECTIONS OWNED BY PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS HAVE BEEN MADE AVAILABLE FOR THE EXHIBITION.

    THE IVORY COAST PRESIDENT, M. HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY, WAS REPRESENTED AT THE OPENING ON FRIDAY (14 FEBRUARY) BY THE MINISTER OF STATE, M. AUGUST DENISE, WITH THE MINISTER OF POSTS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS, M. SOULEYMANE CISSOKO.

    THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS ALSO WAS REPRESENTED.

    AMONG THE STAMPS ON SHOW IS A GROUP OF FOUR, DEPICTING MAHATMA GANDHI, MARTIN LUTHER KING, JOHN F. KENNEDY AND ROBERT F. KENNEDY, AND ENTITLED "ADVOCATES NON-VIOLENCE". THE SERIES WAS ISSUED BY CAMEROUN.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAXECWLSF4R5H84UBJHH9SDD9T
    Media URN:
    VLVAAXECWLSF4R5H84UBJHH9SDD9T
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment