Former Italian Premier de Gasperi on holiday while Piccioni meets reporters in Rome.
Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.
Piccioni attempts to form new government in Rome, Italy.
Italian newsreel titles read: 'Ad Attilio Piccioni l'incarico del nuovo Governo'.
C/U of former Italian Prime Minister Alcide de Gasperi making notes (informally dressed) at an outdoor table beside a house in the mountainous area of northern Italy. General view from de Gasperi's house.
C/Us of Attilio Piccioni (described in paperwork as 'right-of-centre Christian Democrat') speaking to reporters outside the Quirinale.
Note: Piccioni had been asked to form new Italian cabinet by President Einaudi, and had been left in charge by de Gasperi who had gone off on holiday, saying he thought Piccioni could cope better than he with the tight political situation that had developed in Italy since the June elections.