• Short Summary

    People of Monterotondo pass statue of their protector St. Anthony from one patron to another.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Italian title reads - 'Tradizioni Italiane. La Festa di S. Antonio A Monterotondo'. Italy.

    The inhabitants of Monterotondo keep up an old tradition of handing over the statue of their protector St. Anthony from one patron to another.

    L/S street in Monterotondo. Various shots as children enter the house of the man who has been patron for the past year, lanterns and greenery encircle the door. C/U as a little girl kisses the statue. C/U's horses decorated with flowers and bows, they are blessed. Various shots as patron leaves house, woman kisses statue. The horses canter through the streets. M/S and C/U of the patron carrying the statue at head of procession. C/U as the new patron receives statue inside church. M/S as he knocks on door and is let in.

    Cataloguer's note: date of item 30/1/1947.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2122.12
    Media URN:
    63286
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:58:00 / 01:42:32:00
    Canister:
    UN 1620 B

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