• Short Summary

    Various people (artists, musicians) at the displaced persons camp, Italy.

  • Description

    'Le Fraschette', Casilina, Italy.

    Displaced persons camp called 'Le Fraschette'. Documentary notes the buildings are uncomfortable and can house 800 DP. Italian commentary.

    LS. Aerial shot pan from Casilina road to the D.P. Camp. MS. Two men entering camp under barrier while sentry watches. SCU. Sentry examining passes, man enters under barrier. MS. Men entering gateway. SCU. Dr. Laquiniti, director of the camp and his two assistants. MS. A tower in the grounds SCU. A Sentry on high ground looking down into the camp. LS. Elevated view of camp and courtyard LS. Elevated pan of Camp. MS. Some of the occupants of the camp. MS. Pan from men walking about the camp to man painting post office sign He is a Greek painter. Mr. Gracibolos. MS. Side view of the Greek painting. CU. A bearded Russian painter. Mr. Svendoski CU. Mr. Kummol of Athens talking to another man. CU. Mr. Kummol. CU. A French Boy. CU. A Negro inmate, Joe Thompson. S.C.U. A Slavian comedian. MS. Man leaning up against wall. SCU. Mr. Heinz, Austrian skating champion, sheltering beneath umbrella. MS. Men walking about. SCU. Bugler calling. MS. Men filing in for a meal. MS. Another angle Men filing in for a meal. LMS. Football match in progress. MS. Ascari tribesmen from Eritrea watching CU. Two Ascaris watching. CU. Mr. Lajos a Hungarian violinist with his wife - the only woman in the camp. MS. Lajos and wife walking along. CU. Head shot of an Indian violinist. Mr. Sindram. SCU. Lajos and Sindram, in evening dress, carrying violins MS. Musicians, including two mentioned above, entertaining other inmates. LS. The Orchestra.

    (Comb. Lav.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:39:00 / 01:34:18:00
    UN 2112 C

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    The top line lists the location as "Casilina", however it's Alatri in Italy, (about a kilometre from the Via Casilina road).

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