• Short Summary

    150 French postmen - French postmen - in uniform - took pert in the annual "Postmens' Walk" in Paris, Apr 24.

  • Description

    1.
    SV. TOWARDS...Start of race.
    0.07

    2.
    SCU. Postmen.
    0.10

    3.
    REAR V. Postmens' feet.
    0.13

    4.
    TRAVEL SHOT..Past parked cars.
    0.14

    5.
    CU. Postmen puffing.
    0.17

    6.
    TRAVEL. SHOT..Past crowd.
    0.19

    7.
    SV. Postmen.
    0.23

    8.
    SV.PAN. Postmen hurry past.
    0.34

    9.
    STV. Ditto.
    0.38

    10.
    STV. Another postman.
    0.42

    11.
    REAR V.Postmen almost running.
    0.45

    12.
    SV. Postmen at check point.
    0.51

    13.
    CU.PAN. Postmen away.
    0.54

    14.
    CU. Panting postmen.
    0.57

    15.
    SV.PAN. The winner arrives.
    1.02

    16.
    SV. Winner receives congratulations.
    1.06

    17.
    SV.PAN. Three tail-end postmen walk swiftly to 'Bistro'.
    1.16

    18.
    REAR V.The last man home.
    1.19

    19.
    SV.PAN. Postmen emerge from 'bistro' and continue the race.
    1.29



    Initials PC/S/MR/CW


    SPORT: ATHLETICS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 150 French postmen - French postmen - in uniform - took pert in the annual "Postmens' Walk" in Paris, Apr 24. This traditional walking race is organized by the Paris section of the Postal Federation and covers a distance of about 7 1/2 miles through the city's streets. Winner for the third time in succession was "M. Baron, Fontainbleau postman, with a time of one hour.

    Much amusement was afforded to spectators when three postmen, straggling at the end o the race, popped into a 'bistro' for a quick drink - and then continued the race.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADKFVUJV6CSERRL39T1QQRKGQT
    Media URN:
    VLVADKFVUJV6CSERRL39T1QQRKGQT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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