• Short Summary

    Italy wins a fencing contest against France with 29 points to 21.

  • Description

    Genoa, Italy.

    Various shots of men from the Italian and French fencing teams taking part in a contest on a stage. The audience watches as the men show their skill. they have wires attached to their backs, presumably to assist in judging when a fencer has been touched by his opponent's foil. After the match we see two men in military uniform talking to a civilian. M/S of the scoreboard shows Italy with 29 points and France with 21.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    947.31
    Media URN:
    15865
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:13:00 / 01:30:05:00
    Canister:
    38/18

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