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  • Short Summary

    Fountains in Barcelona are featured - various shots including the fountains lit up at night.

  • Description

    Barcelona, Spain.

    Introductory intertitle reads: "The great Barcelona Fountains and water display threaten definitely the famous spectacle of Versailles - " C/U of an ornate building with a waterfall cascading down in front of it. Camera tilts down and pans. High angle shot of circular fountain with multiple jets being switched on. Spectacular.

    Another shot of the fountain with a different display. A new Spanish custom is shown - the lighting up of the fountains at night. Various shots including a C/U of one of the fountains.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 636.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    898.07
    Media URN:
    36405
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:46:00 / 01:13:33:00
    Canister:
    EP 150

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The "ornate building" is the Palau Nacional.

    The "circular fountain" is the Magic Fountain, ("Font Magica"), designed for the International Exhibition of 1929.

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