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  • Short Summary

    The rescue of Florence art treasures after the food damage.

  • Description

    Florence, Italy.

    Various day and night shots of the mud and wreckage from the River Arno in Italy being cleared. CU. Face of a priest. Various shots around Florentine landmarks after the clearing up has started. Shots of the Piazza Signoria, etc. Various shots of the people sorting out their belongings and getting water from emergency supply. Various shots of the many volunteers at work during the restoration. Clearing mud from many historic buildings and cleaning great works of art. Ancient books and paintings are carefully attended to for preservation. Scenes in the Pitti Palace and the National Library.

    (F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 28/11/1966.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3162.10
    Media URN:
    88867
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:11:00 / 01:26:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 4210 A

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