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    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    The Palio of Siena, Italy.

    Shots of men in mediaeval costume sweeping large flags or banners about and throwing them in the air in the Piazzo del Campo. M/S of spectators. Several shots of the parade of people in mediaeval dress before the start of the famous horse race through the city. C/U of drum being beaten by man in Middle Ages costume.

    Elevated shots of the race with horses being ridden around the packed square by jockeys. M/S of spectators. Elevated shots of the excited crowd running along the course and waving flags after race has been won. Winning horse was called 'She-Wolf'.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1952
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    70004
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2602.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:25:00 / 01:26:41:00
    Canister:
    UN 2451 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 2451 D
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    PALIO Dark Ages Palio di Siena
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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