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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Mental hospital in Rome, Italy.

    Exterior MS view of the hospital. MS room full of children engaged in occupational games, a nurse walks around. MS boys building bricks. CU face of boy with agonised expression. CU bricks being piled up. CU children making block pictures. CU picture of girl. CU woman playing, pan to another.

    CU boy drawing picture on blackboard in chalk. CU boy firing air gun. MS as a target is hit. Various shots women doing exercises in the open air. MS man beating time on drum. CU men doing exercises with clubs. CU facial study of woman. Various shots women walking back to the building, some cover their faces with papers.

    MS boys playing ball game. LS curtains opening in the hospital theatre. CU inmates seated in the audience. LS the play in progress on stage. Various shots of the actors, (themselves inmates) playing on stage. CU women in audience. CU boys in audience. MS the play in progress. Various shots the audience applauding.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:56:00 / 01:28:17:00
    UN 2231 G
    Sort Number:
    UN 2231 G
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics
    Asylum footage ASYLUMS manic depression Mental Breakdown Mental Hospitals Hysteria
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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