• Short Summary

    People trying to salvage priceless treasure of Florence from the food water.

  • Description

    Florence, Italy.

    GV. Bridge over the river with houses wrecked by flood water on it - Ponte Vecchio bridge, & LV. SV. Girl picking watches out of thick mud, & CU. LV. Pan, interior, students helping to clear National Library. CU. As they throw ruined books into basket. CU. As hand moves thick mud from shelf. CU. Books which are stuck together with mud. LV. Exterior, crowds round van which is serving coffee. SV. Coffee being served. CU. Man drinking. SV. People washing belongings in gutter. SV. Pile of furniture outside house. Pan to man trying to clean a bench. CU. As he tries to clean mud from bench. GV. Zoom in, helicopter flying over Florence. Air view as helicopter approaches block of flats. SV. Man lying on roof as helicopter lands. CU. Man runs to helicopter to unload supplies. CU. Man unloading supplies, he bends down after unloading. SV. He and other men wave as helicopter takes off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2013.19
    Media URN:
    55974
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:11:00 / 01:34:29:00
    Canister:
    66/94

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