• Short Summary

    A LARGE CROWD GATHERED AT THE COASTAL CITY OF AQABA, IN JORDAN AT THE WEEKEND TO WATCH A DISPLAY OF WATER SKIING.

  • Description

    1.
    GV CROWD.
    0.05

    2.
    GV KING HUSSEIN OPENS SHOW BY SKIING IN FRONT OF CROWD.
    0.15

    3.
    FV CROWD.
    0.18

    4.
    GV WATER SKIERS AT SPEED.
    0.30

    5.
    SV OTHER SKIERS ( TWO SHOTS)
    0.43

    6.
    GV MAN SITTING ON CHAIR - SKIERS PASS
    0.49

    7.
    SV KING HUSSEIN AND PRINCESS MOUNA SEATED ( TWO SHOTS)
    0.57

    8.
    GV SKIERS PASS AT SPEED.
    1.09

    9.
    SV KING HUSSEIN AND PRINCESS MOUNA AND SON SEATED
    1.13

    10.
    GV OTHER SKIERS PASS AT SPEED.
    1.17

    11.
    GV & MV KING & PRINCESS DRIVE AMPHIBIOUS CAR ( THREE SHOTS).
    1.29



    Initials DE/VS/CR/JM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A LARGE CROWD GATHERED AT THE COASTAL CITY OF AQABA, IN JORDAN AT THE WEEKEND TO WATCH A DISPLAY OF WATER SKIING. GUEST OF HONOUR WAS KING HUSSEIN, WHO DELIGHTED THE ONLOOKERS BY JOINING IN - FIRST ON SKIS, AND THEN WITH HIS WIFE, PRINCESS MOUNA, IN AN AMPHIBIOUS CAR.

    ALSO IN THE ROYAL PARTY, WERE THEIR CHILDREN CROWN PRINCE ABDULLA AND YOUNG PRINCE FEISAL - CELEBRATING HIS FIRST BIRTHDAY.

    SEVERAL OVERSEAS VISITORS WERE TAKING PART IN THE EVENTS INCLUDING SOME FROM THE UNITED STATES, LEBANON AND KUWAIT.

    THE CARNIVAL WAS HELD AS PART OF AN EXTENSIVE SCHEME AIMED AT DEVELOPING AQABA AS A MAJOR TOURIST CENTRE. GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS SEE IT AS A WINTER RESORT FOR VISITORS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD. THE WATER SKI CARNIVAL, ORGANISED BY THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND TOURISM AUTHORITY WAS THE FIRST OF ITS KIND EVER HELD IN JORDAN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADU3G3WH9SSY8F89HY08POYWNZ
    Media URN:
    VLVADU3G3WH9SSY8F89HY08POYWNZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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