Paestum Excavations 1957

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    Paestum excavations. Italy.

    Various shots two men looking at map, one pointing with stick. High angle shot of ancient ruins. CU crazy paving path, pan to back view of men walking along it. Various shots of ruins, men in foreground looking at them.

    Various shots ruins. MS man doing excavation. MS four men talking, one taking down notes. MS man and woman. Various shots of labourers at work, digging for fragments of statues etc.

    Various shots as man finds head of statue of Princess from the first century after Christ. MS's Apollo's head and some well preserved vases. MS men cleaning off dirt etc., from fragments. Various CU's of numerous fragments of masterpieces, statues and vases. LS ruins.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    83046
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2858.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:11:00 / 01:30:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 2945 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 2945 E
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