• Short Summary

    Captured enemy film of bombardment of Rome & crowd celebrating the Capitulation.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "ROME BOMBED - CONFISCATED AXIS PICTURES".

    Rome, Italy.

    Long shots of the bombs falling on Rome - footage taken by the enemy during the raid by the American bombers. Various shots of bomb damage in Rome. Various shots of Princess Marie Jose as she goes to meet the victims of the raids.

    Several shots of the Capitulation announcements. Various shots of the Italian people celebrating their new freedom. They start to remove traces of Il Duce (Benito Mussolini). Cheering crowds in Rome. Pictures of Marshal Badoglio, the man who surrounded Italy to the Allies, decorate the buildings. People celebrating on the streets.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1093.30
    Media URN:
    38173
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/10/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:03:00 / 01:46:38:00
    Canister:
    43/79

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