• Short Summary

    We are given a tour of beautiful Monaco and see some of the crafts of the villages along the coast.

  • Description

    Monaco.

    Various shots of Monaco harbour and the boats in it. Several views of Monaco including the streets, statues and cars. Someone dives into an indoor swimming pool.

    Various shots of Monte Carlo including hotels and Monte Carlo casino. We see the changing of the guard at the Prince's Palace of Monaco and tourists photographing it. Several cannons are lined up pointing out to sea. Various shots of the market including fruit and flower stalls.

    We move along the coast to Vallauris and see the craft shops full of pottery jugs and vases, a man dips a big urn in the fountain. We see the statue, L'homme au mouton, by Picasso and a signpost to various places. There are various shots of the town and a man sketching and painting.

    Various shots of women making ceramic tiles, a plaster mould of a leaf is made to go on the tile. We see colourful vases, tiles and paintings.

    Next we move to Eze village where we see various scenes including quiet streets and the cacti garden. A man with a donkey walks up the path.

    Back to Monaco harbour again and various shots of building works, scaffolding and skyscrapers. A woman sunbathes on a balcony overlooking the sea. L/S scenic Monaco and its harbour.

    Note: Very good shots of Monaco.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    287.03
    Media URN:
    3556
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1964
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:06:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:16:00 / 01:37:14:00
    Canister:
    CP 499

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The casino referred to is the "Monte Carlo Casino"

    "canons" should read cannons.

    The Palace referred to is the "Prince's Palace of Monaco".

    "We see the statue of Picasso" - actually it's a statue BY Picasso, called "L'homme au mouton".

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks. That's some very helpful information.

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