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  • Short Summary

    One shot only of Vatican Swiss Guards - rest of film is missing.

  • Description

    Sub title reads: "A homely glimpse at the colourful Vatican Swiss Guards."

    Intertitles are all together at begining of item. Only one shot of visuals remains.

    "Only the faithful sons of Switzerland are found in these honoured ranks." - shot missing.

    "These are uniforms of tradition designed in the glamourous days of old" - shot missing.

    "The guard is posted - as yesterday and the long years before - " - shot missing.

    "A new comrade takes the oath." - L/S of men in ornate uniforms marching past the camera.

    This is one of the NFTVA prints made from our decomposing nitrate. Probably Eve's Film Review or Pathe Pictorial item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1002.09
    Media URN:
    36598
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:29:00 / 01:24:08:00
    Canister:
    EP 145

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