Various shots of President Gronchi presiding over the military parade in celebration of the Italian Republic's 9th anniversary.
Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
LS High shot, President Giovanni Gronchi of Italy arriving by car accompanied by cavalry escort in the celebrations marking the 9th Anniversary of the Italian Republic. (2 shots). MS Mrs Gronchi watching from a stand. LS President Gronchi watching parade in the Via dei Fori Imperiali. LS March past of Italian military parade, infantry units including the "Bersaglieri". (13 shots). LS Planes flying over. LS Tanks driving past. (3 shots). LS Helicopters flying over. LS March past continues with trucks, the remains of the Colosseum visible in the background, pan up to helicopters. CU Helicopter hovering.
Various high shots, the military parade from a different viewpoint near the "Monument to the Fatherland" (since renamed).
Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 02/06/1955.