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  • Short Summary

    Italian riots follow an attack on Communist leader Togliatti.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Rome, Italy.

    Close up shot of hands holding newspaper 'Momento-Sera' - headlines talking about attempted assassination of Communist Leader Palmiro Togliatti. Newspaper seller. Man with armful of newspapers. Another newspaper seller. High angle shot of massed crowd on streets of Rome. Soldiers in crowd. Soldiers in jeeps at back of crowd. Three men standing on rostrum - one waving papers. High angle shot of massed crowd waving fists in the air - giving communist salute. General view of the people in street. People in street, stones and bricks scattered on square. Soldiers in jeeps mounting pavement. Jeep speeds along pavement. Various high angle shots of massed crowds demonstrating and marching along the streets of Rome and outside the hospital where Togliatti was taken.

    Possibly connected with 48/59 - MD.

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    Film ID:
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    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:03:00 / 01:51:07:00
    UNSO Reel 032 G

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