• Short Summary

    Travelogue showing the pleasures of Lake Como and Venice.

  • Description

    Travelogue showing the wonders of Cadenabbia and Venice.

    Begins with footage of London in fog - "What could be more dispiriting than scenes like these?" asks the narrator. This is then contrasted to the beautiful weather of Italy. Lake Como is shown. A couple of holidaymakers sit at a table beside the lake. Various shots of holidaymakers at Cadenabbia - sunbathing, chatting in deck chairs, sunbathing, diving into the lake, water-skiing etc.

    Bellagio - various shots of the local streets, a jewellery stall in the market, paintings on display in a narrow street, local shop with lovely raffia handbags, silk scarves and ties, etc.

    Venice - St Mark's Basilica, the Campanile, mosaics of the Basilica, pigeons in St Mark's Square. Man in uniform feeds the pigeons and they swarm around. Gondoliers. Various shots of gondoliers, gondolas, the canals, etc.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    207.13
    Media URN:
    3155
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:23:00 / 01:29:28:00
    Canister:
    CP 159

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