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  • Short Summary

    Shots of Italian dignitaries.

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    Italian Ministers at the Palazzo di Citta, Italy.

    Italian troops and Carabinieri, plus a number of Italian politicians and intellectuals are shown, most prominently philosopher Benedetto Croce and former Foreign Minister Carlo Sforza.

    Various shots two elderly men walking down street. Various shots one of the men (with monocle and beard) writing at a desk. M/S the two elderly men sitting in armchairs. M/S middle aged man writing at desk.

    Various shots people arriving at building ("Palazzo de Citta" - city hall?), some of men wear trilby hats and trench coats - look like Mafiosi! Italian soldiers check peoples' passes. The man with a beard arrives, people crowd around him and shakes his hands, one person in crowd holds up sign: "Viva La Republica". The middle aged man arrives. Crowds cheer and mob car as first, bearded man leaves building and drives away. Various shots of other men posing for camera, look like dignitaries. Various street scenes.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:00:00 / 02:02:29:00
    UN 767 C

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