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Chess Congress

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2170A
Date Released
7 Jan 1971
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Ibrox Park Disaster
  2. 2Yeovil V Arsenal Postponement
  3. 3Winter’s Icy Grip
  4. 4Chess Congress
  5. 5Men of Action
  6. 6Model Engineering Exhibition
  7. 7Irish Sweeps Draw
  8. 8Belgian Cross Country
  9. 9Veterans Cross Country

Story

Story No. within this Issue
4 / 9
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Chess Congress. DESCRIPTION: A record number of entries for the International Chess Congress. Experts from 15 countries gather to check as many of their mates as possible. SHOTLIST: LAS sign Falaise Hall pan to hall. MS pan Chess Championship in progress. CU bishop moved. CU player SJ Taylor. CU RW Jennings. HAS ditto moves piece. CU Russell Quay smoking pipe. CU pieces moved. CU Victor Musgrave. MLS player pull focus to old lady playing. MS blind player Eddie Mitchell. CU hands on Braille chess board. CU blind man pan to dog. CU grand master Markland. Grand master Uhlmann (East Germany). CU ditto pan down to board.
Keywords
Buildings and structures; Entertainment and leisure; Competitions; Animals; Disabled persons
Locations
Hastings; United Kingdom
Card file number
96677
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
77
Story extras:

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