• Short Summary

    For the first time since the end of the war the best wrestlers of Germany and Holland are standing opposite each other and are fighting each other on the wrestling-mat in Utrecht - Holland on Saturday 7th December.

  • Description

    1.
    C.u. first aid kit.


    2.
    Longshot audience


    3.
    Dutch participants


    4.
    German participants


    5.
    German participants


    6.
    Different cut-in shots of audience


    7.
    Longshot of wrestling match (for introduction)


    8.
    Six shots of the Dutchman Alflen against the German Schneider (with white shoes). The Dutchman won.


    9.
    Three shots of Dutchman Pick (with white shoes) against the German Kruppa (German champion lightweight). This match ended undecided.


    10.
    Two shots of Karstens fighting the German Mackowiak, who won.


    11.
    Different shots of Anton Geesink (Judo champion of Europe) against the German Kotter. Geesink is tall and lean. Geesink has won this match against Kotter. Because of this victory Holland succeeded in ending this country-competition in a draw (4-4). The Dutch team can be congratulated with this result.




    Initials


    SPORT: WRESTLING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: For the first time since the end of the war the best wrestlers of Germany and Holland are standing opposite each other and are fighting each other on the wrestling-mat in Utrecht - Holland on Saturday 7th December.

    Amongst the European countries Germany is much higher classified then Holland. As the population is much bigger and this branch of sports is more popular in Germany, there is a bigger choice of good wrestlers. The matches were led by a French, a Belgian, a German and a Dutch referee.

    The fight has not started yet but a big audience is there, the wrestlers are there and the first aidkit is prepared for all casualties.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEN9UN2321KG8HGNV7NOKSFH77
    Media URN:
    VLVAEN9UN2321KG8HGNV7NOKSFH77
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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