Sicilian artisans at work carving and painting traditional Sicilian carts; a traditional wedding party rides past in a cart.
Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Italian newsreel item, full title reads: "Il Carretto Siciliano"
MS Doors of a typical Sicilian house opening, showing artisans working on the construction and carving of car wheels, in the courtyard. Pan over men at work. CU Details of carpenters at work, including carving a relief design. (3 shots). CU Carved sections of the carts. MS Scilian painting panels of cart. (2 shots). MS Paintings. (2 shots). MS Heavily embellished wooden wagons, richly carved and decorated. (3 shots). MS of peasant family in gay traditional costumes seated in a painted cart pulled by decorated horses, part of a wedding party. MS The wedding band of flute and tambourine players in a second cart.
Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 24/09/1949. Italian commentary.