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  • Short Summary

    The people of Venice dress up in costumes to celebrate old customs of Doges. Italy.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Venetian costume fete. Dress of ancient days revives long forgotten customs of Doges. Venice, Italy.

    M/S as the men and women walk along in traditional costumes, they are wearing short trousers and shirts with small hats. They are followed by a band also in costume with dark suits and wide brimmed hats with feathers in. M/S of the ladies in big dresses carrying fans. M/S as ladies and gentlemen in costumes and wigs bow to each other before a dance.

    Intertitle - 'the candle race.' M/S as very large candles are carried through the city by many men. Various shots as they are carried around.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    744.31
    Media URN:
    35127
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/10/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:39:00 / 01:49:52:00
    Canister:
    G 1542

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