• Short Summary

    Italian driver Carlo Rasini today (Sunday) won the annual six-hour power boat race along the River Seine, in Paris.

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    GV Eiffel Tower, pan down to River Seine
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    2.
    CU Man looking through binoculars
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    SV Race begins, boats towards
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    SV Boats around marker
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    GV Boats through water
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    SV Spectators look over bridge
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    TV From bridge, boats past
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    SV Boats towards and past
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    9.
    SV Winner flagged in
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    RACE IN PROGRESS.




    Initials DHC/V/JB/EEH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Italian driver Carlo Rasini today (Sunday) won the annual six-hour power boat race along the River Seine, in Paris. The race attracted competitors from Britain, Italy, Ireland, Holland, Sweden, the United States, Canada, France and several other countries.

    Rasini completed 112 laps of the 4,700 metres (about three-mile) course to win the race.

    Power boats of varying sizes sets off at II in the morning, intent on covering the maximum number of laps within the six-hour limit.

    Spectators lined the bridges of Paris as the boats roared by below. A partly sponsored event, the race is organised by the Yacht Moteur Club De France.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEDUXOMKP9UWM0HX13ZYWCH3OA
    Media URN:
    VLVAEDUXOMKP9UWM0HX13ZYWCH3OA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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