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August Holiday Spirit Cheers All Europe

Series

Series Name
British Paramount News

Issue

Issue No.
2028
Date Released
7 Aug 1950
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Crisis in Korea
  2. 2British Aid: First Troops to Far East
  3. 3He’s 100 Years Old. Mill Owner Celebrates Centenary (Exclusive)
  4. 4August Holiday Spirit Cheers All Europe

Story

Story No. within this Issue
4 / 4
Summary
Record crowds throng seaside resorts. Holland Walkers from several countries enter four-day, 120 mile contest. Sweden Fifteen hundred compete in National Dance Festival. Berlin Amazing performances on parallel bars and horse delights crowd at gymnastic meeting. Lake Masch Annual canoe races draw competitors from all over Europe. Holland Fourteen of world’s crack drivers compete in Zandvoort Grand Prix won by Frenchman Rosier. Paris Water Jousting is novel holiday attraction on River Seine.
Keywords
Sport; Ships and boats; Music and dance; Entertainment and leisure; Motor racing; Competitions
Locations
United Kingdom
Length of story (in feet)
252

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Film Archive

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Reuters Archive Licensing: Screen Ocean
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Notes
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