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  • Short Summary

    Pageant of gondolas in Venice.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Gondola Pageant. Thousands of all nations throng the Grand Canal to see picturesque annual procession."

    Venice, Italy.

    L/S of fleet of gondolas coming down Grand Canal under Bridge of Sighs, crowds watch from each bank. L/S of gondolas coming down canal with view in distance of domed cathedral in Saint Mark's square. More L/Ss of fleet of gondolas going along typical Venetian canals.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:40:26. Various shots of arc of water created by two firemen's hoses on either side of the canal. Various shots of punting race, crowds watch from balconies looking over the water. Otherwise, shots similar to edited bit of item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    636.18
    Media URN:
    26256
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:55:00 / 01:41:29:00
    Canister:
    G 1331

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