Historic Fete At Sienna 1935

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    Full title reads: "Sienna Fete - Horse race though cobbled streets in ancient Italian Festival"

    Sienna, Italy.

    WS. Bell tower WS. High Angle looking down on Bullocks pulling a period cart. WS. crowds seated in grandstand. WS. the cart and bullocks.

    LS. the 'Alfieri' carrying the colours which will be presented to the President of the carnival. WS. colour bearers performing a display with their colours. MS. the colour bearers swirling their flags. CU. colour bearer in period costume with his colours over his shoulder. MS. colour bearer spinning the colours around his shoulder.

    MS. man in period armour. WS. colour bearers performing in front of the grandstands after spinning their colours round they throw them high in to the air and the catch them. WS. display in progress again they throw and catch the flags. WS. crowds.

    WS. the horses moving out into the cobbled streets for the start of the big event the race through the Sienna streets. WS. the line is dropped for a chaotic start to the race. WS. the riders rounding a corner in front of huge crowds. WS. horses and riders racing down towards camera. WS. top shot of the race in progress for which the winner will receive a banner inscribed with the principal events of Sienna's history.

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    Cataloguer:
    Bond
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    11155
    Sort Number:
    35/058
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:57:00 / 01:36:37:00
    Canister:
    35/58
    Film ID:
    835.13
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1935
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