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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of the fishing village of Procida, site of a penitentiary which has just received 22 hunger-striking prisoners.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Italian newsreel item, title reads: " Transferiti I 22 di Procida".

    Procida, Italy

    LS Procida Penitentiary built on a promontory, seen from the sea. High shot of the little fishing port of Procida. MS High shot of Procida sea front taken through iron grill of a prison.

    Cataloguer's Note: The "22" in the title refers to '22 ex-servicemen sentenced by the Allied courts. All had pleaded "not guilty" and asked for a retrial. To back their case they started a hunger strike and were transferred to detention in a Red Cross hospital'. "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 08/07/1949.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2519.34
    Media URN:
    67979
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:11:00 / 01:59:27:00
    Canister:
    UN 2186 D

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