• Short Summary

    A Colombian woman shows bull fighting is not a male monopoly - WHY?

  • Description

    Palmira, Columbia.

    TV. The girl, Bertha Trujillo from Columbia, plays the bull for a while then runs across and climbs onto the barrier with the bull in pursuit. The bull then walks away. LV. Massed crowd. TV. The girl walking across the ring towards the bull doing little hops to attract his attention. LV. The bull charges, hits her in the middle and flings her against the fence. A man runs out with a cape and keeps the bull away. FEMALE BULL FIGHTER. LV. Massed crowd. TV. The bull charges and she climbs right over the barrier. GV. Crowd watching. TV. Standing in front of the crowd with her hat, sword and cape, girl is asking for permission to kill the bull. TV. The crowd applauding. GV. She is playing the bull with the cape. He knocks her flying and she lies face down on the ground. The bull starts to gore her, but he is distracted by three men with capes. Two men rush out and help her to her feet. GV. Crowd applauding. TV. The girl at the barrier, surrounded by a lot of shouting characters who are holding her back. She appears to want to go in again.

    (F.G.) (Orig.B.)

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:23:00 / 01:53:20:00

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