Charlie Chaplin arrives in Rome.
Charlie Chaplin in Rome. Italy.
Shots of the film star Charlie Chaplin alighting from T.W.A. aircraft in Rome. MV Charlie alighting and being greeted by dignitaries. He speaks to journalists and says that he would just like to greet the Italian people. Shots of the arrival of Mary Pickford who also alights from plane this time at night. Shots of Charlie Chaplin arriving outside large building. He gets out and is greeted by dignitaries. Crowds can be seen waving from balconies above.
M/Ss of Chaplin and people clapping him inside building. C/Us of Chaplin. Various similar shots. Chaplin on stage, large crowds in audience. He is presented with a bouquet of flowers by little girl. More shots of Chaplin being presented with flowers by girls (Some good footage). He shakes hands with members of the crowd. M/Ss of Chaplin shaking hands with dignitaries next to microphone. He gives speech. He talks to interviewer. He thanks the Italian people.
Cataloguer's note: Italian newsreel item.