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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Sicily. Holy St. Agatha's Day. Whole population of Catania take part in annual service in honour of their Patronesse and their freedom from eruptions of Mt. Etna. (Sound filmed for first time)"

    Catania, Sicily, Italy.

    Pan across Sicilian town of Catania (mountain - possibly volcano Mt. Etna - rises in background).

    Religious parade through the streets. Large crowds watch clerics carry large effigy / sculpture in procession. More shots of religious men in parade. Smoke bombs and fireworks are set of and smoke rises above the crowd which fills the town square.

    Pan across Sicilian town of Catania.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    6003
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    697.31
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:50:00 / 01:43:23:00
    Canister:
    33/15
    Sort Number:
    33/015
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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