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ITN Roving Report: Europe's Little Europe

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A report from Belgium and the part the Country plays in the Common Market.

'Roving Reports' was a series of documentary reports produced by ITN News from around the world, broadcast between 1957 and 1964. Black and White B/W material.

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Reporter:Michael Barsley
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BELGIUM: Waterloo:
Michael Barsley leaning on rai...

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BELGIUM: Waterloo:
Michael Barsley leaning on rail looking out over Waterloo battlefield/ Battle of Waterloo cinema and museum building and signs over entrance/ information on battle and image of Napoleon/ Napoleon's coach/ Barsley along and looks as statue of Napoleon looking through telescope, close up statue

Brussels:
Close up sign 'Bruxelles - Waterloo'/ view through windscreen as along through wide city streets and underpasses - little traffic, Triumphal Arches Monument, general view old buildings, old building with flower stall in front, street sign 'Grand Place - Grote Markt', lace shop and lace on display

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Map showing Belgium in relation to Holland, West Germany, Luxembo...

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Map showing Belgium in relation to Holland, West Germany, Luxembourg, Italy and France

Close up large M (for Market) on building/ Common Market building, general view old house between the two Common Market buildings belonging to old lady who will not sell/ close up street names, general view other Common Market building/ Close up European Commission signs, staff going in through huge doors

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EC secretary using phone and working at desk typing/ secretary interview - has been working in the EC for 5 months and enjoys it / she is well paid/ has nice apartment which is not too expensive/ Secretary sitting typing/ Several European newspapers/ Sequence Belgian, German, Italian and French representatives sitting having meeting - they can all understand each others languages SOT

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Sign for staircase in four languages/ Barsley into empty conferen...

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Sign for staircase in four languages/ Barsley into empty conference room, tables with microphones and headphones for translations, signs for the different nationalities

View over city from Common Market building canteen, general views people sitting eating and queuing to be served, close ups signs for cost of meal and menu/ Belgian chef cutting meat on slicer, head chef working, pastries made, people serving themselves at counter/ Yugoslav refugee woman working at cash till, close ups women canteen staff working, people sitting at tables eating and chatting, people in queue and customers carrying trays of food

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Englishman interview - explains about living in Brussels and how ...

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Englishman interview - explains about living in Brussels and how much he is enjoying it / long working hours but good salaries / Brussels is very expensive

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General views apartment blocks, close up signs advertising apartments for rent

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General views city nightclubs with neon signs

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Cafe with murals on wall and people sitting at tables, bar and barman, close up man drinking glass of beer, people dancing the Twist

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Close up logo for Euratom, Atomium structure from Expo 58 outside building, close up of part of it, large pipework at nuclear plant and general views other parts of plant

Close up plaque about ...

Mol:
Close up logo for Euratom, Atomium structure from Expo 58 outside building, close up of part of it, large pipework at nuclear plant and general views other parts of plant

Close up plaque about the BR2 reactor, Barsley and others into air lock chamber and closing the heavy door/ party out through door into the nuclear area, general views around the area/ Barsley and another looking at section known as 'swimming pool' which houses the reactor, special shoes and notice about contamination/ the swimming pool area and view of top of reactor in shimmering water

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Sequence children of the international staff working at the plant in gym hall doing organised exercises

Brussels:
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Barsley talking to group of students at German School - saying they feel Europea...

Sequence children of the international staff working at the plant in gym hall doing organised exercises

Brussels:
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Barsley talking to group of students at German School - saying they feel European and how they feel about Europe:

People in crowded shopping street

Liege:
Top view busy market, close ups as people walking past - mostly men

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Sequence Flemish demostrators (seeking wider use of Flemish langu...

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Sequence Flemish demostrators (seeking wider use of Flemish language) marching and scuffling with police, ambulance along:

Various of signs in two languages

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Barsley along and into newspaper offices of Het Laatste Nieuws/ Editor Marcel Steins (PHONETIC SPELLING) interview SOT - There has always been a language question/ comments on Belgium and the Common Market and cites tomato juice as an example of problems that can occur

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Signs for apartments and other buildings, small wooden shack ...

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Signs for apartments and other buildings, small wooden shack with 'Europasquare' sign on wall/ general housing, front of Europa pharmacy shop, hoarding advert for Euroil, Euro numberplate/ General views flats and close ups of names of apartment blocks (named after the EC countries)/ flats under construction, sign with seven stars on it, Atomium structure:

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