• Short Summary

    Crowds lynch nazi informer Donato Caretto as he arrives for Caruso trial. Rome, Italy.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Lynching riot at Caruso trial.

    Rome, Italy.

    Various shots of the palace of Justice. L/S of crowds pushing as Donato Caretto arrives to give evidence for Caruso. Caretto was responsible for handing over Italian antifascists to the Germans. Crowds shout and push, various shots of Colonel Pollock, British head of the allied military police and Lieutenant Atkinson trying to make themselves heard above the noise. The crowd drags Caretto from the court punching and kicking him. He was later thrown in the Tiber and his body was hung up outside his prison. Various shots of people outside.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1125.15
    Media URN:
    39184
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/09/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:18:00 / 01:34:29:00
    Canister:
    44/78

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Despite the commentator's pronunciation, "Donato Caretto" referred to is actually Donato Carretta. (3 separate changes needed to the surname, including tags).

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