• Short Summary

    Monks begin to rebuild the monastery in Cassino after it was destroyed in the war. Italy.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Cassino.

    Italy.

    Various library shots of the famous Benedictine monastery being blown up and destroyed by the allies during the war. Various shots as it is today, a heap of rubble. Various shots as the monks begin to rebuild it, they use pickaxes and wheel the stone around in barrows. Various shots of the broken bells on the ground. Various shots as the monks try to salvage manuscripts and other documents from what was once the library.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1406.28
    Media URN:
    45770
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:46:00 / 01:55:00:00
    Canister:
    46/65

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