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    Agesilao Greco, Italian fencing master

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    Rome, Italy

    AGESILAO GRECO - OLD FENCING MASTER

    MS. CU. Portraits of Agesilao Greco (the world's fencing champion) in his heyday (4 shots) CU. Sketch of fencing bout in action in vast arena. MS. Greco holding foil (Portrait) CU. Medals won by Greco (3 shots) MS. CU. Gold sword, given to him by Argentina, hanging in front of case full of medals. (2 shots) MS. Greco now 84 years old, putting on fencing jacket. MS. Foils hanging on wall. MS Greco demonstration at the Sword Club's fencing school (2 shots) MS. Woman fencer in action. MS. Her man opponent. MS. Greco in action. MS. Foil fencing to ground. MS. Greco in action. MS. Foil falling to ground. MS. LMS. CU. Foils flashing. MS. SCU. Greco in action (3 shots) MS. Three small boys practising the thrust (2 shots). MS. Small boys fencing. (6 shots). SCU. Greco watching. MS. LS. Boys fencing (3 shots) CU. SCU. Bronze bust of Greco (2 shots)

    (Mute. Lav.)

    Commentary in Italian

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    Film ID:
    2543.18
    Media URN:
    68418
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:56:00 / 01:38:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 2332 E

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