• Short Summary

    Opening ceremony for student games at vast arena in Italy.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Italy. International University Games. 20,000 spectators give athletes of all nations thunderous reception at opening of international sports meeting in vast arena."

    Turin, Italy.

    Pan across large arena. Athletes are gathered in the centre of the arena.

    CU of unidentified Italian fascist leader.

    Shots of athletes parading around the track in their teams. Some of them give salutes often it is not clear whether they are Olympic salutes or fascist ones. Cut aways to cheering crowd.

    Athletes gather in arena with their flags. The fascist leader makes a speech. He ends with a salute to 'Il Duce'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    725.12
    Media URN:
    6479
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:58:00 / 01:22:58:00
    Canister:
    33/76

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