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  • Short Summary

    An enormous crowd is entertained by flag-throwers before the famous horse-race around the square in the Palio of Sienna.

  • Description

    Italian flag-throwers entertain the crowd before the horse-race around the square during the Palio of Sienna.

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    Sienna, Italy.

    Various shots show men in mediaeval costume walking in a parade and flag throwing around a square in Sienna; an enormous crowd watches. Brief shot of spectators (could be members of the Italian Royal Family?) looking out of a window. Several shots show men on horses racing around the square as part of 'The Palio of Sienna'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    732.28
    Media URN:
    34914
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/07/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:26:00 / 01:52:57:00
    Canister:
    G 1519

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