• Short Summary

    Communist Government in San Marino overthrown thanks to Italian blockade.

  • Description

    San Marino.

    GV. Shot from moving car showing roadway and rock where town of San Marino stands. GV. Car comes up to road block and stops. SCU. Man getting out of car. CU. Military man takes pass from him and checks it. LV. Civilian inspecting somebody's car at another road block. GV. Empty streets. SV. Dog sitting outside closed restaurant. GV. Town square with people walking out. SCU. Man reading newspaper, communist headquarters in background. CU. Newspaper with headline reading "Ore Difficili a San Marino". SCU. Old lady looking down from window. SV. Two civilians carrying rifles. SV. Local policemen. GV. Communist headquarters. GV. Pan down to doorway. SV. Communist foreign secretary Dr Gino Giacomini going into headquarters. SCU. Local policeman salutes on doorway. SV. Another man going in. GV. Small sports stadium where Christian Democrat Government is settled. GV. Checking passes at entrance. GV. Christian Democrat house. SV. Christian Democrats sitting at table. GV. Crowded square. GV. Crowds milling into square carrying banners. GV. Communist leader speaking in foreground from balcony. CU. Leader speaking to crowd - he announces that Communist government is forced to resign due to Italian blockade. GV. Square and crowd listening to speaker.

    (F.G.) (Orig. Track "B")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1503.21
    Media URN:
    48979
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:19:00 / 01:26:50:00
    Canister:
    57/83

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