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TRANSCRIPT #410645
TITLE: “A Nobel Whale”
DATE: Augus !" #014
C$P%RI&'T #014 ( Regula) S*h+oe P)o,u*-o.s" I.*/
(INTRODUCTION - GRAPHICS)
ANNOUNCER: It’s a whale of a tale, all r!ht" a#$ t’s all tr%e& To$a' s a hstor( $a',
)e(a%se a see*#!l' *+oss)le th#! has ha++e#e$& Cor,'--o#e of the ,ller whales
l-#! at Sea.orl$ Sa# De!o--was +rese#te$ wth the No)el Pea(e Pr/e& She s the frst
(reat%re # the a#*al ,#!$o* to re(e-e ths +art(%lar ho#or, a#$ t s a well-$eser-e$
re(o!#to# of #ot o#l' the )ra-er' that she e0h)te$ $%r#! last 'ear’s tra!e$' at Sha*%
Sta$%*, or of the #tell!e#(e a#$ *a1est' of these wo#$erf%l (reat%res, )%t t’s also
a)o%t re(o!#/#! the h%*a#t' that $oes#’t re2%re o#e to )e" h%*a#& Theo$ore
3e#!lar has the stor'&
(DISSO45E TO 6OOTAGE O6 4AST 7EAR’S NO3E4 PEACE PRI8E CERE9ON7)
(5&O& 37 3e#!lar)
ANNOUNCER (5OICEO5ER): E-er' 'ear, those $es!#ate$ as No)el 4a%reates tra-el
to Oslo, Norwa' # or$er to )e awar$e$ ther Pea(e Pr/e fro* the Char*a# of the
Norwe!a# No)el Co**ttee, # the +rese#(e of Norwe!a# ro'alt'& 3%t ths t*e
aro%#$, there wo%l$ )e #o (ere*o#', a#$ #o s+ee(h, a#$ #o tr+ to Norwa'& A#$
altho%!h t was #ot a )la(,-te affar"
(CUT TO SHA9U STADIU9, SAN DIEGO, CA4I6ORNIA)
(6OOTAGE O6 COR:7 CO9ING OUT O6 .ATER ONTO 6RONT S4IDEOUT)
(COR:7 ;PRESENTS< - TAI4 AND HEAD UP)
ANOUNCER (5OICEO5ER): "the re(+e#t was $resse$ # the a++ro+rate (olors&
(PAUSE) Ths s Cor,'--or, to %se her f%ll, for*al #a*e, ;Cor,' Sha*% II&<
(CUT TO SHO. 6OOTAGE AT SEA.OR4D SAN DIEGO AND 9ARINE4AND)
ANNOUNCER (5OICEO5ER): ;Sha*%< s the %#-ersal s%r#a*e for all (a+t-e ,ller
whales # the Sea.orl$ the*e +ar,s lo(ate$ # Orla#$o, 6lor$a, Sa# A#to#o, Te0as a#$
Sa# De!o, Calfor#a--where Cor,' l-es& 3or# aro%#$ =>??, Cor,' s the se(o#$ or(a
to )ear the #a*e a#$ she s the ol$est ,ller whale # (a+t-t'& She s+e#t *a#' 'ears
l-#! at 9ar#ela#$ # Calfor#a wth her +art#er Or,', )efore the +ar, was +%r(hase$
a#$ )oth she a#$ Or,' were *o-e$ to Sa# De!o&
(CUT TO TRAINER @= INTER5IE.)
(INTERSPERSE INTER5IE. .ITH 6OOTAGE O6 .HA4ES IN POO4S)
TRAINER @=: She s -er' *otherl'& She’s the *ost !e#tle a#$ tr%stworth' so%l that 'o%
(a# e-er *a!#e& She s -er' sweet, -er' lo-#!, a#$ -er' res+o#s-e to )oth the other
or(as that she (o*es #to (o#ta(t wth a#$ to the tra#ers& .he# a #ew a#*al s
#tro$%(e$, t’s Cor,' that wel(o*es the* #& 3a(, whe# we %se$ to $o waterwor,, the
frst whale the' wo%l$ !et # the water wth was Cor,'& She tr%sts %s a#$ we tr%st her&
A#$ whe# 'o%’re # the water wth a# e!ht tho%sa#$ +o%#$ whale, 'o% #ee$ to ha-e that
tr%st !o#! o#&
(CUT TO 6OOTAGE O6 .ATER.OR:, 3RANCHEAU, .HA4ES IN POO4S)
ANNOUNCER (5OICEO5ER): Sea.orl$ e#$e$ the waterwor, +orto#s of ts shows #
AB=B, follow#! the $eath of tra#er Daw# 3ra#(hea% at Sea.orl$ Orla#$o, )%t all those
'ears where the whales +erfor*e$ # the water wth the tra#ers, a#$ ha$ +hoto!ra+hs
ta,e# wth (hl$re# o# ther )a(,s, ha$ #ot )ee# for!otte#& 9ore *+orta#tl', t ha$ #ot
)ee# for!otte# )' Cor,'&
(CUT TO 6OOTAGE O6 SHA9U STADIU9 - CU47 AB=D)
ANNOUNCER (5OICEO5ER): The e-e##! shows at Sha*% Sta$%* are the *ost
+o+%lar, a#$ the ? o’(lo(, show loo,e$ to )e a#other (a+a(t' (row$ o# that war*
s%**er e-e##!& Peo+le l#e$ %+ o%ts$e who ha$ )ee# wat#! for o-er a# ho%r )e!a#
e#ter#! the sta$%* +ror to the show& The s%# ha$ )e!%# to set o-er the )lea(hers&
5e#$ors wal,e$ %+ a#$ $ow# the stars, sell#! +o+(or# a#$ soft $r#,s a#$ so%-e#rs&
(CUT TO C4OSE-UP 6OOTAGE O6 CRO.D)
ANNOUNCER (5OICEO5ER): A#$ that’s whe# e-er'th#! o# that +ea(ef%l after#oo#
we#t wro#!& 4oo, at the )otto* of 'o%r s(ree#, a#$ 'o% (a# see as the *a# # the fro#t
row sta#$s %+ a#$ +%lls o%t hs wea+o#s fro* )e#eath the o-ers/e$ 3a1a that heEs
wear#!, re-eal#! two s*all assa%lt rfles& The +a#( s #sta#ta#eo%s& Pare#ts !ra) ther
(hl$re# a#$ )e!# r%###! as the *a# o+e#s fre, frst o-er e-er'o#e’s hea$s to $r-e
the* o%t of ther seats, the# $re(tl' #to the (row$s that for*e$ at the e0ts&
(CUT TO C4OSE-UP O6 TRAINERS ON STAGE)
TRAINER @=: I# )etwee# shows, we’ll let the whales !o )etwee# the $ffere#t +ools,
a#$ t’s +rett' (o**o# for the* to )e sw**#! aro%#$ )efore a show starts& The# we’ll
(all the* to the )a(,, a#$ )r#! the* o%t as re2%re$ for that +art(%lar +erfor*a#(e& So
we ha$ fo%r of the* # the show +ool at the t*e that ths starte$&
TRAINER @A: .e ha$ a fr!hte##!, (lear loo, at e-er'th#! that was !o#! o#& Peo+le
were s(rea*#!, r%###!, fall#! $ow#& G%#fre 1%st ,e+t !o#! off& It wo%l$#’t sto+&
(CUT TO C4OSE-UP O6 CRO.D)
ANNOUNCER (5OICEO5ER): I# a $es+erate atte*+t to es(a+e the !%#*a#, so*e
fftee# to twe#t' a%$e#(e *e*)ers s(ale$ the )arrer #to the show +ool a#$ lea+e$ #to
the (ol$ water& 9ost (l%#! to the fro#t sl$e-o%t area a#$ $%(,e$ %#$er the water to
a-o$ )e#! shot, whle the others )e!a# the lo#! sw* a(ross the +ool towar$s the other
s$e a#$ the tra#ers& Those (a%!ht # )etwee#, %#a)le to hol$ o#to the walls or wtho%t
e#o%!h sw**#! a)lt' to (arr' the* a(ross, 2%(,l' )e!a# r%###! #to tro%)le&
(CUT TO TRAINER @A)
TRAINER @A: I ,#ew there was o#l' o#e wa' to hel+ those +eo+le, a#$ that was, !et the
whales o%t of +ool& Get the* o%t of har*’s wa', a#$ !et the* awa' fro* the +eo+le&
(CUT TO 6OOTAGE O6 SHA9U STADIU9)
TRAINER @A: Cor,' was the farthest o#e fro* the o+e# !ate a#$ she %#$er the water at
the t*e that the shoot#! starte$, so whe# we !a-e the s!#al for the other three to !o
thro%!h the !ate a#$ to ret%r# to the )a(, +ools, she $$#’t !et t at frst& I’* s%re hear$
the whstles, a#$ she (o%l$ see the others lea-#!, )%t )e(a%se we’$ )ee# tra##! the*
o# a #ew show for*at, she was#’t as s%re of herself as she wo%l$’-e )ee# otherwse&
A#$ so she we#t to her tra#er for !%$a#(e&
TRAINER @=: Cor,' s%rfa(e$ # fro#t of *e& She (a*e r!ht to (e#ter sta!e a#$ 1%st
sto++e$ a#$ stare$ at *e, l,e, ;.hat s ha++e##!F .hat s !o#! o#F<
(CUT TO INTER5IE. 6OOTAGE O6 TRAINER @A)
TRAINER @A: All the other tra#ers ha$ alrea$' *o-e$ )eh#$ the )a(,$ro+, to *a,e
s%re the or(as were )a(, there a#$ safe a#$ wo%l$ sta' there, )%t we (o%l$#’t (lose the
!ate %#tl we !ot Cor,' #to the )a(, as well&
(CUT TO INTER5IE. 6OOTAGE O6 TRAINER @=)
TRAINER @=: I ,#ew that I ha$ to !et Cor,' to safet', )%t wth e-er'th#! that was
!o#! o#--a#$ I was terrfe$, too--wth e-er'th#! that was !o#! o#, t was l,e we were
)oth fro/e# for a few se(o#$s& 6#all' I !ot *'self to!ether a#$ I !a-e her the s!# to
!ate, wh(h s, to !o thro%!h the !ate #to a#other +ool& A#$ the# I ste++e$ )eh#$ the
)a(,$ro+, to !et o%t of the l#e of fre& 3%t Cor,' $$#’t *o-e&
(CUT TO INTER5IE. 6OOTAGE O6 TRAINER @A - INC4& TRAINERSE 6OOTAGE)
TRAINER @A: Gat#! s a -er' )as( )eha-or to *o-e the whales fro* o#e +ool to
a#other for shows, for -eter#ar' (are, et (etera& .e tra# the a#*als to $o ths a#$ other
)eha-ors +r*arl' %s#! ha#$ s!#als, a#$ whle the' $o re(o!#/e (erta# wor$s l,e
;fsh< or ;to's,< or (erta# (o**a#$s )e(a%se we’ll !-e a%$tor' (%es alo#! wth the
!est%res, t’s har$ to sa' how *a#' s+o,e# wor$s the' (a# a(t%all' !ras+ a#$ re*e*)er&
3e(a%se $ffere#t tra#ers *!ht ha-e $ffere#t a((e#ts, or sa' th#!s # a $ffere#t wa',
so there’s so*e 2%esto# a)o%t how *%(h -er)al (o**%#(ato# a(t%all' +asses
a((%ratel' )etwee# %s a#$ the or(as&
(CUT TO COR:7 6OOTAGE)
TRAINER @A: Cor,' has alwa's )ee# the *ost o)e$e#t *e*)er of the Sha*% fa*l'&
If a tra#er tells her to e0e(%te a (erta# )eha-or, the# she $oes t& There’s #o 2%esto#
that she’ll $o what we as, her to& No#e&
ANNOUNCER (5OICEO5ER): 3%t ths t*e, she $$ #ot& Cor,' $so)e'e$ her
tra#er’s or$er )e(a%se, all the (haos a#$ the s(rea*#! a#$ the s+lash#!, she hear$ o#e
fa*lar wor$ e(ho o%t o-er the +ool a)o-e all others&
(CUT TO INTER5IE. 6OOTAGE O6 TRAINER @=)
TRAINER @=: The o#e wor$ that Cor,' ,#ows for s%re s ;)a)'&< A#$ I (o%l$ hear, at
the other e#$ of the +ool, there was ths wo*a# sho%t#!, ;9' )a)'G Hel+ *' )a)'G<
(DISSO45E TO 9ARINE4AND 6OOTAGE - OR:7 AND COR:7)
ANNOUNCER (5OICEO5ER): The reaso# that Cor,' ,#ows the wor$ ;)a)'< so well
s a heart)rea,#! o#e& 3a(, whe# she was # 9ar#ela#$ wth Or,', she was the frst
whale to !-e )rth # (a+t-t'& I# total, Cor,' ha$ s0 (al-es, )%t #o#e l-e$ lo#!er tha#
DH $a's& After the *o-e fro* 9ar#ela#$’s t#' +ool to Sea.orl$ Sa# De!o, she
s%ffere$ a *s(arra!e at Sea.orl$ a#$ was #e-er a)le to !et +re!#a#t a!a#&
(CUT TO INTER5IE. 6OOTAGE O6 TRAINER @A)
TRAINER @A: It’s heart)rea,#! that sheEs #e-er )ee# a)le to rase a (alf of her ow#,
)e(a%se she s s%(h a *otherl' f!%re&
(CUT TO STADIU9 SHOOTING 6OOTAGE)
TRAINER @= (5OICEO5ER): I saw her hea$ t%r#, a#$ she let o%t ths f%ll-)o$'
sh%$$er as ths wo*a# was s(rea*#!, ;9' )a)'G 9' )a)'G< I *ea#, Cor,' has )ee#
$o#! shows for o-er fort' 'ears, so she ,#ows +eo+le& She ,#ows (row$s& A#$ I ,#ow
that she re(o!#/e$ that ths ,#$ of th#! was #ot #or*al, a#$ that whate-er was !o#!
o# #-ol-e$ a )a)'& A#$ those two ele*e#ts (o*)#e$ 1%st *a$e her $o ths f%ll-)o$'
sh%$$er& A#$ the# she 1%st too, off&
(CUT TO C4OSE-UP O6 COR:7)
ANNOUNCER (5OICEO5ER): I# ths foota!e, we see Cor,' t%r# a#$ *o-e 2%(,l'
a(ross the +ool, sto++#! a lttle o-er halfwa' a#$ +%tt#! her hea$ %+ # what s (alle$
;s+'-ho++#!< to assess the st%ato#& Now, wat(h as she s+ots the )a)' # the water&
TRAINER @A (5OICEO5ER): Or(a ha-e e0(elle#t e'es!ht a#$ hear#! %#$erwater, so
there’s #o $o%)t that Cor,' ,#ew how *a#' +eo+le were # the +ool wth her, a#$ wh(h
o#e of the* was the #fa#t&
(CUT TO UNDER.ATER SHOT O6 COR:7)
ANNOUNCER (5OICEO5ER): A#$ that #fa#t, three-'ear-ol$ C%la Pa!ette, was
s#,#! fast& U#a)le to sw* a#$ too far awa' fro* her *other to !ra) her, she ha$
)e!%# to s#, towar$s the )otto* of the +ool--a $e+th that s %#rea(ha)le wtho%t s(%)a
e2%+*e#t& 3%t that +ro-e$ to )e #o +ro)le* for Cor,' the ,ller whale& .at(h here, as
Cor,' sw*s $ow# a#$ )tes the )a(, of lttle C%la’s shrt, the# **e$atel' )r#!s her to
the s%rfa(e as she sw*s towar$s her tra#er&
(CUT TO SHA9U STADIU9 6OOTAGE - COR:7 HO4DING 3A37 A3O5E
.ATER)
(CUT TO TRAINER @=)
TRAINER @=: If t ha$ )ee# a#' other whale )%t Cor,', I wo%l$’-e frea,e$ o%t to see
the )a)' )e#! hel$ l,e that& 3%t she ,#ew what she was $o#!& She ha$ her fr*l' )'
the shrt, a#$ a(t%all' hel$ her s$ewa's as she swa*, so the sea water ha$ *ostl'
$ra#e$ o%t of her l%#!s )' the t*e she )ro%!ht her to *e&
(CUT TO 6OOTAGE O6 TRAINER @= AND IN6ANT)
TRAINER @A: .e la$ her $ow# )%t )efore we (o%l$ start CPR, the )a)' starte$ (r'#!&
A#$ Cor,' was r!ht there, a#$ she loo,e$ at *e a#$ loo,e$ at the )a)', the# o+e#e$ her
*o%th # what s, for her, a s*le&
ANNOUNCER (5OICEO5ER): 3%t Cor,'’s hel+ $$#’t e#$ there& Three other
a%$e#(e *e*)ers ha$ also )e!%# to $row#, a#$ the' #ee$e$ hel+&
(CUT TO TRAINER @A)
TRAINER @A: .e #ee$e$ to !et to those +eo+le, )e(a%se t was 2%te (lear that a few of
the* (o%l$#’t sw*, )%t the !%#*a# was stll shoot#!& A#$ here the' are, st%(, # a
+ool that’s thrt'-s0 feet $ee+ a#$ ##et' feet w$e, # free/#! (ol$ water& E-e# we ha-e
the $a#!er of h'+other*a to (o#s$er, a#$ we’re %se$ to )e#! # the ta#,s&
(CUT TO SHA9U STADIU9 6OOTAGE - SECURIT7 TA:E GUN9AN DO.N)
TRAINER @=: A#$ t was the#, all of a s%$$e#, that the shoot#! sto++e$& I loo,e$ o-er
a#$ I (o%l$ see se(%rt' s%rro%#$#! the area where the !%#*a# ha$ )ee#, a#$ +eo+le at
the e0ts starte$ to (o*e )a(, #& So I $$#’t ,#ow what was !o#! o#, )%t I ,#ew that
the threat was o-er& A#$ I loo,e$ $ow# at Cor,', a#$ she’s loo,#! )etwee# these +eo+le
# the +ool a#$ *e, )a(, a#$ forth& A#$ t was (lear what she wa#te$ to $o, so I 1%st" I
!a-e her the s!#al, a#$ off she we#t&
(CUT TO C4OSE-UP O6 COR:7’S RESCUES)
ANNOUNCER (5OICEO5ER): Cor,' was a)le to res(%e the )a)' 2%(,l' e#o%!h, )%t
+%ll#! f%ll-!row# a#$ +a#(,e$ a$%lts fro* the water wo%l$ )e a#other *atter&
TRAINER @A (5OICEO5ER): .e’-e ha$ -stors here )efore a#$ she’s ta,e# the*
aro%#$ the +ool, so she ,#ows that so*eo#e who s#’t tra#e$ to $o t (a#’t s*+l' (l*)
o# to+ of her a#$ r$e o# her )a(,& The'’re #ot (oor$#ate$ e#o%!h&
TRAINER @= (5OICEO5ER): .he# she we#t to hel+ the +eo+le # the +ool, she ,#ew
)etter tha# to (o*e %+ alo#!s$e the* a#$ s(are the* a#' *ore tha# the' alrea$' were&
So #stea$, she $++e$ %#$er#eath the frst !%' a#$ s%rfa(e$ wth h* o# her )a(,, so )'
the t*e he real/e$, ;I’* # the water wth a ,ller whaleG< the# he was alrea$' halfwa'
to safet'&
(CUT TO STAGE AND TRAINERS CO9ING OUT AGAIN)
TRAINER @A (5OICEO5ER): After she +(,e$ %+ the frst !%', t was easer whe# she
we#t )a(, for the se(o#$ o#e, )e(a%se he’$ see# what she 1%st $$ a#$ he 1%st was $o!!'-
+a$$l#! # the water, wat#! for her, a#$ hel$ o# whe# she +(,e$ h* %+&
(CUT TO UNDER.ATER RESCUE)
TRAINER @A (5OICEO5ER): The thr$ !%' was $ef#tel' $row##!& He was o%t of
ar, #ot str%!!l#!, 1%st wa' %#$er the s%rfa(e& So that *ea#t that Cor,' ha$ to !o a#$ $o
a#other $ee+-water res(%e o# h*& So she $$ what she $$ wth the )a)'--she )t the
)a(, of hs shrt, a#$ +%lle$ h* %+, hol$#! h* # the ar as she )ro%!ht h* o-er& A#$
whe# she )ro%!ht h* to %s, t t%r#e$ o%t that he ha$ )ee# shot, wh(h was wh' he
(o%l$#’t *a,e t a(ross the +ool&
(CUT TO SHA9U STADIU9 6OOTAGE O6 POST-SHOOTING ACTI5ITIES)
ANNOUNCER (5OICEO5ER): It’s har$ to sa' how a#' of the others wo%l$ ha-e
rea(te$, )e(a%se those that were #ot (a+t-e-)or# (o*e fro* what are (alle$ ;tra#se#t;
,ller whale +o$s& .o%l$ the' ha-e )ee# s(are$F I!#ore$ h*F Or wo%l$ the' ha-e
e-e# see# the #1%re$ *a# as foo$F 3%t Cor,' (a*e fro* a fa*l' of fsh-eaters #
3rtsh Col%*)a, she was # res(%e *o$e, a#$ she (o%l$ see that the stra#!er # the +ool
#ee$e$ res(%#!&
TRAINER @=: A!a#, f t ha$ )ee# a#' other whale, I’$ ha-e )ee# worre$ a)o%t ther
rea(to# # ths st%ato#& Not 1%st at ha-#! the* #tera(t wth stra#!e +eo+le, )%t
)e(a%se the f#al *a# that she !a-e %s was )lee$#! a lot& There was a lot of )loo$ # the
water&
(INSERT 6OOTAGE O6 TRAINERS RESCUING 6INA4 5ICTI9, ARREST O6
GUN9AN)
(CUT TO I9PRO5ISED NO3E4 A.ARDS CERE9ON7 6OR COR:7, ATTENDED
37 THE 6OUR )
ANNOUNCER (5OICEO5ER): .hat Cor,' $$ was *ore tha# res(%e fo%r +eo+le that
$a'& She showe$ tre*e#$o%s (o%ra!e # a st%ato# that she ha$ #e-er e0+ere#(e$
)efore& Her lfe has )ee# o#e of heart)rea, a#$ har$ wor,, a#$ thro%!h t all, she +ro-e$
herself to )e *ore tha# 1%st a show a#*al, *ore tha# 1%st a whale $o#! 1%*+s a#$
#tera(t#! wth her tra#ers& She showe$ the worl$ that there’s a lot *ore !o#! o# # the
*#$ of a ,ller whale" a#$ # the heart of a hero" tha# we e-er ,#ew&
(END)

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