• Short Summary

    Artists create pictures on the streets of Rome using thousands of flower petals.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Rome. The World famous 'flower carpets' of Genzano. Record crowd flock to see the annual contest held every year since 1778. Many tons of multi-coloured flowers are used."

    Rome, Italy.

    Crowds watch as men painstakingly lay out thousands of flower petals on cobbled road. They are forming them in to beautiful pictures. Various shots of men at work on their flowery creations. Some of the pictures have religious overtones. CU nozzle of water sprayer being used to keep flowers moist. More shots of people laying out flowers. Shot of the Via Liva (sp?) with the flower pictures running along it. Crowds of people look from the side.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    727.08
    Media URN:
    6517
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:16:00 / 01:15:27:00
    Canister:
    33/51

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