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  • Description

    Title reads: "MIDDLE AGES LIVE AGAIN - Ancient Sport in Modern Rome".

    Nr Rome, Italy.

    In a village near Rome, Italians celebrating the anniversary of the 15th century battle against Saracens by re-creating it. Procession of men in period costumes and shields walking through the village - large crowds cheer. Succession of shots of the 'Knights' on horseback and in armours 'killing' the enemy represented by revolving dummies. Knights are played by the mounted policemen. Men seem to be very good with their lances, crowd cheering.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    40600
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1178.28
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:54:00 / 01:51:00:00
    Canister:
    35/52
    Sort Number:
    35/052
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  • Stills

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

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