• Short Summary

    THE DUTCH FOREIGN MINISTER, MR JOSEPH LUNS, HA BEEN TOURING THE ISLAND OF BALI WITH HIS INDONESIAN COUNTERPART, DR SUBANDRIO.

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    FILM, SHOWING HIGHLIGHTS OF THE BALI TOUR, HAS BEEN SENT TO YOU UNCUT AND SHOWS:--



    ROLLS ONES & TWO: THE TWO MINISTERS BEING WELCOMED BY PANDET DANCERS, THE TWO MOVING THROUGH A LINE OF WELCOMING BALINESE GIRLS, ARRIVING BY CAR AT THE PALACE OF TAMPAKSIRING, LUNS INSPECTING THE PALACE, THE TWO MEN WATCHING A PERFORMANCE OF THE KETJAK (MONKEY) DANCE, LUNS MEETING DANCERS, AND LUNS AND HIS DELEGATION IN TALKS WITH DR SUBANDRIO. THIS FILM WAS SHOT ON JULY 29 AND 30.



    ROLL THREE: SHOT ON JULY 30. LUNS WATCHING A PERFORMANCE OF THE BARONG (LION) DANCE AND THEN THE KRIS DANCE, THEN LUNS AND SUBANDRIO HAVING A SWIM AT SANUR BEACH.



    ROLL FOUR: SHOT ON JULY 30. TOURING THE HILL RESORT OF KINTAMANI IN BALI.




    Initials JT/V/RM/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE DUTCH FOREIGN MINISTER, MR JOSEPH LUNS, HA BEEN TOURING THE ISLAND OF BALI WITH HIS INDONESIAN COUNTERPART, DR SUBANDRIO.

    SOME BACKGROUND INFORMATION:--
    THE MINISTERIAL PARTY WAS HEADQUARTERED AT A PRESIDENTIAL REST HOUSE IN THE HILL CENTRE OF TAMPAKSIRING, WHICH IS IN CENTRAL BALI. THE MAIN BUSINESS TALKS WERE HELD THERE.

    THE KETJAK DANCE DERIVES ITS NAME FROM THE CONTINUOUS "CHUCK-CHUCK" YELLING OF 100 OR MORE MEN SQUATTED IN AN OPEN RING. THIS IS THE ONLY ACCOMPANIMENT, AND RANGES FROM LOW MURMURS TO HIGH-PITCHED SCREAMS.

    THE BARONG DANCE TELLS OF A MYTHICAL LION, THE BARONG, PLAYED BY TWO MEN IN AN ELABORATE COSTUME, AND ITS FEUD AGAINST AN EVIL CREATURE CALLED RANGDA, REPRESENTING THE NIGHT.

    SANUR BEACH, WHERE THE MINISTERS WENT SWIMMING, IS ON THE SOUTH-EAST COAST OF BALI, A SHORT DRIVE FROM THE CAPITAL DEN PASAR. A NEW MODERN TOURIST HOTEL IS BEING BUILT THERE TO COMPLETE AGAINST THE OLD DUTCH-BUILT HOTELS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABLXIE2HKAUK47R92K4MN7OSNC
    Media URN:
    VLVABLXIE2HKAUK47R92K4MN7OSNC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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