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  • Short Summary

    Patriotic Italians march through London in support of Britain's part in the First World War.

  • Description

    Patriotic Italians parade through London in support of Britain during First World War.

    L/S crowded street with mounted police riding around. Various shots of the parade going on. People walk down crowded streets with big banners, one reads 'London Czechs greet Italy and Her Allies - Down with Austria'. Various shots of chaos in the street with pedestrians, cars, traffic jams and mounted police. Various shots of the procession coming up street for quite a while, some marchers carry flags (Union Jacks, Italian flags, etc.) Various shots as people hurry along in foreground then stop to watch. M/S car parked in foreground.

    L/S huge crowd in front of Italian Embassy. M/S group of people with banners in front, a line of police hold back majority of crowd. Shot from balcony showing it crowded, camera pans to people below. L/S crowd all packed tightly together. M/S photograph of King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy; who has left for the front.

    Modified WPA record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1660.39
    Media URN:
    70927
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:36:00 / 01:58:51:00
    Canister:
    ON 001 E

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