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    1.
    Establishing shot of spectators and judges, showing grandstand and the Mayor of Elsburg, Councillor Nick C. Rosslee, wearing his chain of office


    2.
    CU of timing clock and gong



    All shots that follow are CU's of frogs jumping, preceded by name of the country it comes from - self-explanatory.
    One shot is of "Kaatjie Kato", which is owned by the oldest inhabitant of Elsburg, Oom Jan Swart (Uncle Jan Swart), who is 94 years old, and more scared of his frog than his frog is of hi.



    Enclosed is copy of the programme and list of competitors.



    The winners were:


    1.
    "VESTA" J. Leakey, Nairobi
    15 ft

    2.
    "SUMMER PRIDE" R.C. Welgemoed, Elsburg
    14 ft

    3.
    "WENNER" Oom H. Pretorius Vereeniging
    14 ft



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    Film ID:
    VLVAEXE3UAIX5J4F4A4UCGDQHXA7
    Media URN:
    VLVAEXE3UAIX5J4F4A4UCGDQHXA7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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