• Short Summary

    President Gronchi watches police motorcycle display in Rome.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Police hold anniversary".

    Rome, Italy.

    107th anniversary of Italian police. Top shots Italian police on their motor cycles riding in circular formation. C/U officials seated in the grandstand including President Giovanni Gronchi. More shots formation riding. C/U young boy in the crowd watching. More shots formation riding. M/S crowds seated in the arena. Top shot motorcyclists in arrow formations.

    C/U woman in the crowd with a headscarf on. Top shot motorcyclists riding in spiral formation. C/U young girl in crowd watching. L/S motorcycle police riding across ramps with stairs, other police ride underneath the ramps. The policemen have to dismount and ride on one pedal to get under the ramps. Top shot also.

    C/U President Gronchi and other officials watching. Top shot: policemen in rows of twelve riding towards one another, at the last moment they split and turn outwards. The police ride along in batches of four and they turn and form four straight rows.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1599.07
    Media URN:
    50969
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/10/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:25:00 / 01:15:39:00
    Canister:
    59/87

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