A new Italian village 'San Francesco' is begun to house people living in slums.
Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.
Rome, Italy. Italian voiceovered newsreel material.
LV GV dwellings under aqueduct. LS Girl sitting outside dwelling. CU Ruined aqueduct pan down to dwellings at base. SV Man and Child outside dwelling warming by fire. GV Street. Man in foreground repairing roof. SV Boy handing up large stone to man repairing roof. SV Interior of Dwelling. Woman picking baby up from bed. GV Interior of dwelling. People sitting on bed around fire. SV Kiddie in bed on floor. SV Two children standing at door of dwelling. SV Dog in stone kennel. SV Little girl washing face. SV Little girl lifts cup off toy dresser on wall and places it by dolls' house made of stone. SV Stone doll's house.
SV Elevated model of New St. Francis village. SV Passerelli the architect - and Professor Collini describing the new village to Father Lombardi. CU Pictures of plan of new village on mantelpiece pan up to picture of Pope. CU Pennants flying pan down to GV crowd looking on at the ceremony of laying the foundation stone of new Village. SV Crowd. SV Secretary of State, Fanfani, signing parchment which will be interred with foundation stone. CU Signing parchment SV Top view priest laying foundation stone. GV People looking on. SV Back of people looking at notice. - 'Villaggio San Francesco'.
Possibly connected with 49/26 - MD.