Policemen In Rome Aka Gift Day For Italian… 1936

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    No title, paperwork reads - Gift day for Italian policemen.

    Rome, Italy.

    M/S of a traffic policeman stood in the road directing traffic, he has a collection of bottles beside him and every time a car drives past he is given another one or some other sort of gift. Various shots as he collects the gifts, M/S of his assortment of presents. One man hands him a dead chicken. M/S of chickens on the ground clucking.

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