• Short Summary

    ENGLAND, LONDON

    The first Briton to win a million sterling (about 1.32m US dollars) from a newspaper bingo game was presented with his cheque today (23/8).Business David Parsons together with his fiancee went to the offices of "The Sun" newspaper to receive his prize.He had discovered his winning combination this morning but had to wait until the afternoon for the close game to be sure he would not have a share the prize.The presentation ceremony was lavish as the game is part of the newspaper's publicity.For some time, British national newspaper have been competing for readers with various types of money-winning games."The Times" has introduced one based on watching stock market share prices.The tabloid rivals of "The Sun", "Daily Mirror" and "The Daily Express", also have bingo competitions.

  • Description

    Parson with his fiancee arriving, surrounded by photographers.
    Parsons presented with giant cheque.
    Parsons and fiancee posing for press and drinking champagne.
    Initials


    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: ENGLAND, LONDON

    The first Briton to win a million sterling (about 1.32m US dollars) from a newspaper bingo game was presented with his cheque today (23/8).Business David Parsons together with his fiancee went to the offices of "The Sun" newspaper to receive his prize.He had discovered his winning combination this morning but had to wait until the afternoon for the close game to be sure he would not have a share the prize.The presentation ceremony was lavish as the game is part of the newspaper's publicity.For some time, British national newspaper have been competing for readers with various types of money-winning games."The Times" has introduced one based on watching stock market share prices.The tabloid rivals of "The Sun", "Daily Mirror" and "The Daily Express", also have bingo competitions.

    Source: BBC 1" VIDEO TAPE

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEW1SA0B0V4TNIQFA8ZCIIYMW
    Media URN:
    VLVAEW1SA0B0V4TNIQFA8ZCIIYMW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1984
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment