• Short Summary

    Annual 'Marriage of the Sea' religious ceremony held at beach in Cervia, Italy.

  • Description

    Cervia, Italy.

    Title reads 'A Cervia Sacro e Profano'.

    MS. At water's edge of beach at Cervia where the ceremony of 'Marriage of the Sea' is taking place. LS. Looking down from high building to town roofs, someone can be seen sun bathing on flat roof. BGV. The Northern Italy resort of Cervia. Various shots taken from the rear of a speedboat speeding through the sea, some nice looking girls seated in rear of speedboat are asked what they like about Cervia - natural sound, Italian. Various shots of small religious parade through the narrow streets. MS. Crowds on sea wall and lined along the decks of the small fishing boats. Various shots during a ceremony with the Bishop of Cervia onboard a small boat, followed by a lot more small raft. Bishop throws a ring into the sea and divers retrieve it.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 31/05/1963.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:21:00 / 01:55:24:00
    UN 3765 A

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