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Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
7 Dec 1970
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Pope Arrives in Sydney
  2. 2Bloodstock Sales
  3. 3Cage Birds Exhibition
  4. 4Feather Fashions
  5. 5British Ice Skating
  6. 6Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year
  7. 7Alice Springs Rodeo


Story No. within this Issue
6 / 7
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Sportsman & Sportswoman of the Year. DESCRIPTION: Old stager and European champion Henry Cooper is a knock-out success as the sportsman of 1970: but he was quite ready to concede the fight of the year to Lilian Board - fighting illness in a Bavarian clinic. SHOTLIST: MS Sportsman of the Year trophy - large pictures of Henry Cooper & Lilian Board. SV pictures of Cooper & Board. CU fist as it draws back & reveals Cooper. GV personalities at reception. CU Terry Downes. CU Jim Laker. CU Jackie Stewart. SV Innes Ireland & Chris Amon. CU Reg Harris. SV Henry Cooper talks to Robin Knox-Johnston. SV group shot Colin Milburn, Miles Smith & Bedser twins. SV Christine Jones, Ann Jones, Angela Mortimer. GV photographers. SV Henry Cooper shakes hands with Sir Max Aitken & receives trophy - SV guests applaud. GV pan round Daily Express Trophy for sportswoman of the year. SV Marea Hartmann accepts bouquet for Lilian Board pan to picture of Board winning race. CU Cooper & Hartmann holding trophies.
Sport; Mass media; Economics; Business and commerce; Celebrations and festivals; Records; Ceremonies
London; United Kingdom
Card file number
Leslie Mitchell
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