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  • Short Summary

    The blind march with banners through the streets and in the rain receiving gifts from locals.

  • Description

    Rome, Italy.

    Documentation on file regarding blind pensioners march. 90 blind men and women who began their march to Rome in Florence 6 days ago arrived at the half-way point of Orvieto. The group seeks aid and work.......meanwhile in Rome the cabinet approve a bill to increase subsidies to institutions for the blind. The bill now goes to Parliament.

    Various shots of long columns of blind people, carrying banners and slogans, walking through streets, and receiving gifts of food, and encouragements from townspeople. MS. Italian train passing. LS. Blind crossing level-crossing. Various shots of column walking along highway, and through town during rainstorm. Pan up cathedral.

    (Lav.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2771.24
    Media URN:
    81542
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:26:00 / 01:44:36:00
    Canister:
    UN 2622 E

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