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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1959 September

Marion, Va., Man Reencounters Tortoise With Engraved Shell

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
09/17/59
Run Time
0.0284722222
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
A Marion, Va., man holds up a tortoise to show the underside of its shell, on which he carved his and his wife's initials 48 years earlier, in 1911. The man hands the tortoise to the little boy next to him.
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