• Short Summary

    A mediaeval pageant and jousting tournament in Arezzo, Italy.

  • Description

    Titles read: '"Hims" Ancient & Modern. Knights in armour with their escorts contrast strangely with modern suited man in this picturesque survival of a 16th century pageant at Arezzo, Italy.'

    Arezzo, Italy.

    Several shots show people in mediaeval costume marching through the town of Arezzo. Crowds of people in modern dress watch the parade. The mediaeval men take part in a jousting tournament. The crowds cheer and men holding flags jump up and down excitedly when a jouster spears the target, making a model torso of a man spin round. A mediaeval band marches along after the contest. M/S of an ancient castle tower.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1088.15
    Media URN:
    37612
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:08:00 / 01:30:48:00
    Canister:
    PT 183

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