• Short Summary

    Italian people go to polls.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "ITALY VOTES".

    Various, Italy.

    Panning shot of the people looking at election poster on building. Posters on building - Garibaldi. Angle shot, another poster reads Grilli. Man sticking poster on column. Angle shot of banner across roadway reading - Christian Democrats. Top view of sign in middle of road - Vote Socialists. Group of men, one scratching his head looking at many posters. Close up shot of the posters. Two men arguing about voting. Taxi driver arguing about voting with another man. Group of men and women arguing.
    Mass crowd listening to Independent Democratic Leader Saragat. Close up shot of Saragat speaking. Crowds listening to Saragat, long shot. Giannini, Leader of the party of the Common Man, walking with several other men towards camera. Interior, people listening to Giannini. Several shots of Giannini on dais speaking.
    People listening to Emanuale Orlando speaking. Close up shot of Orlando speaking. Men listening to Orlando.
    Mass crowd in Milan listening to leader of the loose Communist coalition, Palmiro Togliatti. Angle shot, Togliatti speaking. Close up shot of Togliatti speaking. Crowds with banners. Close up shot of Togliatti speaking.
    Italian crowds lining up outside building waiting to vote. Close up shot of two old women with voting papers. More people arriving to vote. Panning shot of the people waiting outside building to vote. Group of Italian peasant women in national costume. Interior, people voting. Interior, people voting. Close up shot of a hand putting paper in ballot box. Massed crowds listening to Premier Alcide de Gasperi, leader of Christian Democrats. Close up shot of De Gasperi speaking from balcony. General view, massed crowds in square.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:19:00 / 01:50:01:00

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