• Short Summary

    Archaeologist Fernane Benoit discovers antique treasures in Marseilles, France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MARSEILLES UNEARTHS ITS PAST".

    Marseilles, France.

    Long shot of Marseilles harbour, pan down to excavations. Men digging. Long shot of the people examining old street. Close up shot of archaeologist Fernane Benoit handing up an old piece. Men at work on excavations. Close up shot of another find. The piece is handed to Mr Benoit, which he examines - it is a clay bowl. Close up shot of the hands turning the bowl over. This is the Gallo-Roman period pottery piece. Librarian examining the exhibits and handing them over to another man to be filed. Close up shot of the hands turning over another piece of pottery of the Gallo-Roman period. Close up shot of the revolving vase. Close up shots of statue of Aphrodite and Gorgone's head - 6th century B.C. Close up shot of Gorgone's head.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1424.21
    Media URN:
    46426
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:52:00 / 01:32:46:00
    Canister:
    48/24

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